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Classes from 19 March to 9 May, 7-9pm (no class on 2nd April)
Our popular Life Drawing course - the only one on the North Coast - returns for another 8 week run. Join professional artist Sebastiano Furci for an enjoyable course which gives you the opportunity to draw or paint a live model. Whether you're an experienced artist seeking a life model or a beginner just wanting to improve your skills, this has proven to be a lovely, supportive, creative course for participants of all abilities. Some freestanding and table easels are provided, but please bring along your own preferred materials. If in doubt, please call us to discuss. Suitable for ages 16+
Have you ever wondered how different places were named? Causeway Coast and Glens Heritage Trust (CCGHT) is pleased to present the initial results of their Towlands, Fieldnames and Feature Names research project in the Causeway Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB). Travelling along the Causeway Coastal Route the exhibition looks at many well-known place names to discover their fascinating origins.
This dawn chorus event is centred around Culmore House and Farm, which lies in the attractive Bann Valley.
International Dawn Chorus Day is the worldwide celebration of Nature's daily Miracle. Why not start your day and join us for a chance to hear the wondrous bird song on a dawn chorus walk through Cregagh Wood, nestled in the Antrim Coast & Glens Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
An annual open-submission exhibition presenting creative work by artists currently resident or practising in the Causeway Coast and Glens area. Works include paintings, drawings, crafts, photography, sculpture, mixed media and will be selected by a panel. If you are over 18 years of age and wish to submit work, contact the Roe Valley Arts Centre for further information or visit our website: www.roevalleyarts.com
John Steinbeck's classic novel about the events that form around two simple farm labourers during the 1930s depression era in California, starring Gary Sinise and John Malkovich. The film will be preceeded by a short talk on Steinbeck's article 'I Go Back to Ireland', published in 1952 in Colliers Magazine and documenting the author's visit to the Limavady area in search of his ancestry.
1992, Cert PG, running time 111 minutes
Join novelist Jan Carson and musical guest as she explores the portrayal of the road within American literature, music and Steinbeck's own writing. Jan is a published short story writer and recently launched her first novel 'Malcolm Orange Disappears' which has garnered rapturous reviews from press including The Guardian.
The Roe Valley Sprint Triathlon is a popular sporting event attracting over 300 triathletes to Limavady on an annual basis.
This exhibition aims to explore the history behind ploughing and will take a look into the advancements that have been made to the plough's structure as well as the techniques used in the process of ploughing. The exhibition will also look at the history of ploughing matches paying particular attention to the World Ploughing Championships, held three times in Limavady.
Join professional writer Bernie McGill for a one-day workshop using Steinbeck's own writing and his links with the Limavady area as inspiration for new creative work. This informal course is open to beginners and experienced writers. Bernie has written for the theatre, the novel 'The Butterfly Cabinet' and a short story collection, 'Sleepwalkers'. Her short fiction has been nominated for numerous awards and in 2008 she won the Zoetrope: All-Story Short Fiction Award in the US.
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