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    Thursday, March 30th 2017
    Cinema, Food
    Doors Open:
    7:00pm

    Commences at:
    8:30pm

    Admission:
     
    In advance:
    €5 / €4
    At the door:
    €7 / €6
    Join us for a night of French food and cinema with our Cottage Café serving up some classic French dishes and wine ahead of the wonderful French/Polish drama The Innocents…

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    Friday, March 31st 2017
    Comedy
    Doors Open:
    8:00pm

    Commences at:
    8:30pm

    Admission:
     
    In advance:
    €13 / €10
    At the door:
    €15 / €12
    Join us for a new series of ‘LOL in Naul’, our regular Comedy night featuring the best of both up-and-coming and very special guest comedians! This month features; *Emma Doran*…

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    Saturday, April 1st 2017
    Theatre
    Doors Open:
    8:00pm

    Commences at:
    8:30pm

    Admission:
     
    In advance:
    €13 / €10
    At the door:
    €15 / €12
    Everyone is Irish on St. Patrick’s Day, except in New York, where LGBT groups have been banned from the St. Patrick’s Day Parade for over 22 years. Since 2000, the…

    Sunday, April 2nd 2017
    Workshops & Classes, Independent Event
    Doors Open:
    10:00am

    Commences at:
    10:00am

    Admission:
     
    In advance:
    €40
    Do you remember what your favourite fairy tale was when you were a child? Do you know how powerful fairy tales can influence our thinking and help keep us safe?…

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    Monday, April 3rd 2017
    Exhibition
    Doors Open:
    10:00am

    Commences at:
    10:00am

    Admission:
     
    At the door:
    FREE
    Aidan Flanagan is a Meath based printmaker who specialises in creating original prints of the landscape of Ireland, real and imagined. For this exhibition, he has created a new body…

    Wednesday, April 5th 2017
    Workshops & Classes
    Doors Open:
    10:45am

    Commences at:
    11:00am

    Admission:
     
    In advance:
    €85
    This is a 6 week course incorporating the basic elements of line, shape, colour, space, value and texture. It concentrates on the 2D, and the individual projects of each student,…

    Friday, April 7th 2017
    Music
    Doors Open:
    8:00pm

    Commences at:
    8:30pm

    Admission:
     
    In advance:
    €16 / €13
    At the door:
    €18 / €15
    All about New Orleans style piano rhythm & blues, Gavin Povey plays piano and sings in an eclectic style, including boogie-woogie, swing, stride, funk and rock’n’roll mixed with hints of jazz, country…

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    Saturday, April 8th 2017
    Music
    Doors Open:
    8:00pm

    Commences at:
    8:30pm

    Admission:
     
    In advance:
    €25 / €20
    At the door:
    €27 / €22
    Two giants of Irish music, Andy Irvine and Donal Lunny unite for an evening of great music, a mixture of traditional songs and original compositions. Between them, Irvine and Lunny…

    Sunday, April 9th 2017
    Children's Events, Cinema
    Doors Open:
    1:30pm

    Commences at:
    2:00pm

    Admission:
     
    In advance:
    SEE INFO
    A tranquil summer day is interrupted by a volcanic eruption, causing a flood in Moominvalley. The water rises higher and higher in the Moominhouse, forcing the family to take refuge…

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    Sunday, April 9th 2017
    Exhibition
    Doors Open:
    3:00pm

    Commences at:
    3:00pm

    Admission:
     
    At the door:
    FREE
    All welcome, but please RSVP by emailing info@tseac.ie or call 01-8020898. Recently considered for the East End Painting Prize, London. Leonard Sexton received an equivalent Bachelor of Art and Design from D.I.T.…

    Wednesday, April 12th 2017
    Children's Events, Workshops & Classes
    Doors Open:
    11:00am

    Commences at:
    11:00am

    Admission:
     
    In advance:
    €10
    Join Claire for a fun workshop making Easter Piñatas using paint, papier-mâché and balloons.  All materials provided. Things could get messy; please wear old clothes! From 11am to 1pm. Suitable…

    Wednesday, April 12th 2017
    Children's Events, Workshops & Classes
    Doors Open:
    2:30pm

    Commences at:
    2:30pm

    Admission:
     
    In advance:
    €10
    Make your own egg holder with Wicklow Artist, Christien Van Bussel. Learn everything about working with clay and how it is fired and glazed to make it strong and food-safe. Choose…

    Thursday, April 13th 2017
    Cinema
    Doors Open:
    8:00pm

    Commences at:
    8:30pm

    Admission:
     
    In advance:
    €5 / €4
    At the door:
    €7 / €6
    The Clan, from (Academy Award winning) producer Pedro Almodóvar, is based on a true story, and like (Martin Scorsese’s) Goodfellas and The Wolf of Wall Street, it’s one whose ludicrous…

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    Monday, April 17th 2017
    Exhibition
    Doors Open:
    10:00am

    Commences at:
    10:00am

    Admission:
     
    At the door:
    FREE
    Recently considered for the East End Painting Prize, London. Leonard Sexton received an equivalent Bachelor of Art and Design from D.I.T. Dublin in 1987, majoring in painting. He cites conversations with the…

    Saturday, April 22nd 2017
    Music, Community
    Doors Open:
    11:00am

    Commences at:
    11:00am

    Admission:
     
    At the door:
    FREE
    Following a hugely successful Record Fair at the SEAC last year for World Record Store Day, Irish Record Fairs return to the SEAC with an even bigger collection of dealers…

    Saturday, April 22nd 2017
    Music
    Doors Open:
    8:00pm

    Commences at:
    8:30pm

    Admission:
     
    In advance:
    €16 / €13
    At the door:
    €18 / €15
    Three sisters from Co. Donegal, The Henry Girls’ music is infused with the rich cultural heritage of their native Donegal but with a transatlantic flavour. Over the last number of…

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    Sunday, April 23rd 2017
    Music, Community
    Doors Open:
    1:30pm

    Commences at:
    2:00pm

    Admission:
     
    At the door:
    FREE
    Join us for another Sunday Singing Circle Session, where it’s all about the song. All singers are welcome, especially traditional singers, but we won't turn anyone away! This is an…

    Sunday, April 23rd 2017
    Children's Events, Cinema
    Doors Open:
    1:30pm

    Commences at:
    2:00pm

    Admission:
     
    In advance:
    SEE INFO
    The magic begins in this Disney animated classic when the boy who "never grows up" flies through the Darlings' nursery window in search of his lost shadow. Before long Wendy,…

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    Sunday, April 23rd 2017
    Music, Workshops & Classes
    Doors Open:
    8:00pm

    Commences at:
    8:00pm

    Admission:
     
    In advance:
    €5
    At the door:
    €5
    Our Slow Sessions are aimed towards (adult) musicians who are learning an instrument and are at a stage where they wish to take part in a relaxed informal Traditional Music…

    Website:

    Monday, April 24th 2017
    Exhibition
    Doors Open:
    10:00am

    Commences at:
    10:00am

    Admission:
     
    At the door:
    FREE
    Recently considered for the East End Painting Prize, London. Leonard Sexton received an equivalent Bachelor of Art and Design from D.I.T. Dublin in 1987, majoring in painting. He cites conversations with the…

    Thursday, April 27th 2017
    Cinema, Food
    Doors Open:
    8:00pm

    Commences at:
    8:30pm

    Admission:
     
    In advance:
    €5 / €4
    At the door:
    €7 / €6
    Join us for a night of Spanish food and cinema with our Cottage Café serving up some classic Spanish dishes and wine ahead of the wonderful family drama, The Olive…

    Website:

    Friday, April 28th 2017
    Comedy
    Doors Open:
    8:00pm

    Commences at:
    8:30pm

    Admission:
     
    In advance:
    €13 / €10
    At the door:
    €15 / €12
    Join us for a new series of ‘LOL in Naul’, our regular Comedy night featuring the best of both up-and-coming and very special guest comedians! Last year featured appearances by…

    Website:

    Saturday, April 29th 2017
    Workshops & Classes, Independent Event, Food
    Doors Open:
    10:30am

    Commences at:
    10:30am

    Admission:
     
    In advance:
    €85
    Learn how to design, plant and maintain your own herb garden. Herbs have been used for food and healing, by all cultures, for thousands of years. This workshop will teach you…

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    Saturday, April 29th 2017
    Music
    Doors Open:
    8:00pm

    Commences at:
    8:30pm

    Admission:
     
    In advance:
    €13 / €10
    At the door:
    €15 / €12
    Amy McAllister is a new exciting talent on the traditional music scene. Hailing from Co. Antrim, Amy is an in-demand harpist and singer. Drawing on her traditional roots, she adopts…

    Monday, May 1st 2017
    Exhibition
    Doors Open:
    10:00am

    Commences at:
    10:00am

    Admission:
     
    At the door:
    FREE
    Recently considered for the East End Painting Prize, London. Leonard Sexton received an equivalent Bachelor of Art and Design from D.I.T. Dublin in 1987, majoring in painting. He cites conversations with the…

    Friday, May 5th 2017
    Music
    Doors Open:
    8:00pm

    Commences at:
    8:30pm

    Admission:
     
    In advance:
    €25 / €20
    At the door:
    €27 / €22
    Join us as we celebrate the life and work of our namesake, Séamus Ennis, on the date of his 98th birthday. Master uilleann piper Liam O’Flynn is widely acknowledged one…

    Monday, May 8th 2017
    Exhibition
    Doors Open:
    10:00am

    Commences at:
    10:00am

    Admission:
     
    At the door:
    FREE
    Recently considered for the East End Painting Prize, London. Leonard Sexton received an equivalent Bachelor of Art and Design from D.I.T. Dublin in 1987, majoring in painting. He cites conversations with the…

    Saturday, May 13th 2017
    Workshops & Classes, Food, Independent Event
    Doors Open:
    10:30am

    Commences at:
    10:30am

    Admission:
     
    In advance:
    €85
    Learn how to identify and cook with seasonal wild herbs. This workshop will teach you how to safely identify wild herbs and how to incorporate these beneficial plants into your…

    Website:

    Saturday, May 13th 2017
    Music
    Doors Open:
    8:00pm

    Commences at:
    8:30pm

    Admission:
     
    In advance:
    €20 / €16
    At the door:
    €22 / €18
    Born in Wheeling, West Virginia on March 16, 1954, Grammy winning singer songwriter and multi instrumentalist Tim O’Brien grew up singing in church and in school, and after seeing Doc…

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    Monday, May 15th 2017
    Exhibition
    Doors Open:
    10:00am

    Commences at:
    10:00am

    Admission:
     
    At the door:
    FREE
    Recently considered for the East End Painting Prize, London. Leonard Sexton received an equivalent Bachelor of Art and Design from D.I.T. Dublin in 1987, majoring in painting. He cites conversations with the…

    Saturday, May 20th 2017
    Music
    Doors Open:
    8:00pm

    Commences at:
    8:30pm

    Admission:
     
    In advance:
    €16 / €13
    At the door:
    €18 / €15
    "Beautiful, raw and exciting.” “This shabby, hill country blues oozes cool.” “A celebration of everything that is good about contemporary roots music.” “If they don’t move you, nothing will…" These…

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    Sunday, May 21st 2017
    Music, Workshops & Classes
    Doors Open:
    8:00pm

    Commences at:
    8:00pm

    Admission:
     
    In advance:
    €5
    At the door:
    €5
    Our Slow Sessions are aimed towards (adult) musicians who are learning an instrument and are at a stage where they wish to take part in a relaxed informal Traditional Music…

    Website:

    Monday, May 22nd 2017
    Exhibition
    Doors Open:
    10:00am

    Commences at:
    10:00am

    Admission:
     
    At the door:
    FREE
    Recently considered for the East End Painting Prize, London. Leonard Sexton received an equivalent Bachelor of Art and Design from D.I.T. Dublin in 1987, majoring in painting. He cites conversations with the…

    Wednesday, May 24th 2017
    Workshops & Classes
    Doors Open:
    10:45am

    Commences at:
    11:00am

    Admission:
     
    In advance:
    €85
    This is a 6 week course incorporating the basic elements of line, shape, colour, space, value and texture. It concentrates on the 2D, and the individual projects of each student,…

    Friday, May 26th 2017
    Comedy
    Doors Open:
    8:00pm

    Commences at:
    8:30pm

    Admission:
     
    In advance:
    €13 / €10
    At the door:
    €15 / €12
    Join us for a new series of ‘LOL in Naul’, our regular Comedy night featuring the best of both up-and-coming and very special guest comedians! Last year featured appearances by…

    Website:

    Saturday, May 27th 2017
    Music
    Doors Open:
    8:00pm

    Commences at:
    8:30pm

    Admission:
     
    In advance:
    €13 / €10
    At the door:
    €15 / €12
    "Daoirí is one of the most important traditional singers to emerge in the last decade.” - Dónal Lunny A former electrician, who decided to change profession after seeing Christy Moore…

    Website:

    Monday, May 29th 2017
    Exhibition
    Doors Open:
    10:00am

    Commences at:
    10:00am

    Admission:
     
    At the door:
    FREE
    Recently considered for the East End Painting Prize, London. Leonard Sexton received an equivalent Bachelor of Art and Design from D.I.T. Dublin in 1987, majoring in painting. He cites conversations with the…

    Friday, June 2nd 2017
    Theatre
    Doors Open:
    8:00pm

    Commences at:
    8:30pm

    Admission:
     
    In advance:
    €13 / €10
    At the door:
    €15 / €12
    Following a very successful presentation of The Great Hunger at The Séamus Ennis Arts Centre last year, Bare Bodkin Theatre Company brings Val O'Donnell's hilarious Flann’s Yer Only Man to…

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    Friday, June 9th 2017
    Music
    Doors Open:
    8:00pm

    Commences at:
    8:30pm

    Admission:
     
    In advance:
    €13 / €10
    At the door:
    €15 / €12
    Join Bríd Harper, Tony O’Connell and Cyril O’Donoghue for an evening of Irish traditional music and song. Bríd comes from Co. Donegal and is regarded as one of the best…

    Saturday, June 10th 2017
    Workshops & Classes, Food, Independent Event
    Doors Open:
    10:30am

    Commences at:
    10:30am

    Admission:
     
    In advance:
    €85
    Learn how to make your own safe and effective herbal remedies. Many common ailments can be safely treated at home, using wild or cultivated herbs. We can also boost our…

    Website:

    Saturday, June 10th 2017
    Music
    Doors Open:
    8:00pm

    Commences at:
    8:30pm

    Admission:
     
    In advance:
    €20 / €16
    At the door:
    €22 / €18
    The Murphy brothers return to the SEAC (as an acoustic duo). “Never before have I been to a gig where the atmosphere has been so electric.” - Irish News   “Border…

    Website:

    Sunday, June 11th 2017
    Workshops & Classes
    Doors Open:
    10:30am

    Commences at:
    10:30am

    Admission:
     
    In advance:
    €80
    Wexford based sculptor Imogen Stafford teaches 'chicken-wire’ sculpting classes. A versatile medium with which to work; creating sculptures of animals with chicken-wire. Participants will first familiarise themselves with an animal’s…

    Monday, June 12th 2017
    Exhibition
    Doors Open:
    3:00pm

    Commences at:
    3:00pm

    Admission:
     
    At the door:
    FREE
    Charlotte was born and lives in Galway. While practising as a nurse she completed her N.D.A.D. in 2002. In June 2005 she resigned from her nursing career to paint and…

    Saturday, June 17th 2017
    Music
    Doors Open:
    8:00pm

    Commences at:
    8:30pm

    Admission:
     
    In advance:
    €16 / €13
    At the door:
    €18 / €15
    "The Rising Stars of Irish Folk" - The Irish Times Black Bank Folk have proved a compelling new addition to the Irish music scene since their emergence early in 2016.…

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    Sunday, June 18th 2017
    Music, Workshops & Classes
    Doors Open:
    8:00pm

    Commences at:
    8:00pm

    Admission:
     
    In advance:
    €5
    At the door:
    €5
    Join us for the last Slow Session of the season; we’ll be resuming the Sessions again in September 2017. Our Slow Sessions are aimed towards (adult) musicians who are learning…

    Website:

    Friday, June 23rd 2017
    Exhibition, Independent Event, Community, Workshops & Classes
    Doors Open:
    12:00pm

    Commences at:
    12:00pm

    Admission:
     
    In advance:
    SEE INFO
    Dublin Plein Air Painting festival is coming to Naul on Friday 23rd of June as one of its ‘paint out’ days. This exciting new summer festival is on the way…

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    Sunday, July 16th 2017
    Workshops & Classes
    Doors Open:
    11:00am

    Commences at:
    11:00am

    Admission:
     
    In advance:
    €55
    Loved for its free flowing and informal style, modern calligraphy is quickly gaining popularity. It has less rigid rules than its traditional counterparts so it's much easier to learn and…

    Wednesday, July 26th 2017
    Children's Events, Workshops & Classes
    Doors Open:
    11:00am

    Commences at:
    11:00am

    Admission:
     
    In advance:
    €8
    From providing an introduction into the history of the kite, their design and construction, to actually flying them; this exciting kite making workshop taught by tutors from ‘Go Fly Your…


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