Explore art and science at the Highlanes Gallery
‘ART in Mind’ – Explore the Interplay between the Arts and Science takes place at Highlanes Gallery, on Saturday 18 November from 3.00pm-4.30pm
Art seems to impact us all differently. But how does it do that? How does art impact our minds? Can it influence our mental state? And does science affect the process of art making?
Join the crew at ‘Art in Mind’ at Highlanes Gallery to explore more about the positive impact that art can have on our minds. There will be a fascinating panel of artists, psychologists and neuroscientists, live experiments and lots of conversation, this event will highlight the connections between science and art, and will give you a deeper appreciation of the value of creativity on our minds.
Contributors for ‘Art in Mind’ Drogheda include Daniel Glaser, Neuroscientist and Director, Science Gallery London and Clara Rose, Music Therapist, Singer/ Songwriter. The event will be hosted by Scientist and Artist, Niamh Shaw.
The event is free, but pre-booking is required through Eventbrite, or by telephoning the gallery on 041-9803311.
The Swing Cats
TICKETS are now on sale for the band in demand, The Swing Cats - The Story of Swing and they perform in the Barbican Centre on Saturday December 9th at 8pm. This is the ultimate Christmas Party and Tickets are €20 from the Ticket Office 041-9807416 or online www.ticketweb.ie
The Swing Cats return to tread the boards in the Barbican for the second time this year. The Swing Cats made their first appearance in Drogheda back in March and can’t wait to greet the home crowd again.
The Swing Cats led by Luke Thomas have gone from strength to strength in recent years and are the band in demand having sold out the National Concert Hall and the Olympia Theatre.
The Swing Cats perform a musical timeline of swing classics from the 1920’s to the modern day. Featuring the music of Louis Armstrong, Fred Astaire, Bobby Darin, The Rat Pack, Michael Buble, Paolo Nutini and more. This 6-piece band who release their eagerly awaited second album this Christmas have spent the last three years playing to sellout shows all over Ireland and Europe.
COFFEE Morning and Cake Sale takes place at Drogheda Community Services Centre, Scarlet Crescent, on Friday, 24th November 2017 from 10am to 12pm in aid of the Day Care Centre. Admission €2.00. Everyone welcome.
St Nick’s quiz
ST NICHOLAS GFC annual table quiz takes place on Friday 24th November at 8pm in the Thatch. Price is €50 a table with a minimum of 4 people and max of 6 people. There will be music, refreshments and fun on the night.
Duleek craft fair
THIS year’s Christmas Craft Fair, organised by Duleek Fair Committee, takes place on Sunday 3rd December in the Court House in Duleek from 11am to 5pm. There will be stalls both downstairs and upstairs in the building, featuring different kinds of crafts. Anyone who would like a stall can ring 087 3582562, email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit Duleek Fairday Meath on Facebook.
STARS of RTE Junior, hit series Red Rock as well as comedian Karl Spain will headline a top professional pantomime coming to the TLT in Drogheda in December.
The show runs at the TLT from Friday December 15 to Saturday December 23 with shows at 6.30pm on Dec 15, 16, 22 and 23 and 2pm on Dec 16 and 23. Performances at 1pm and 5pm on Sunday, December 17.
There is a special sensory performance on Wednesday December 20 at 6.30pm.
Booking at the TLT, 041 987 8560
THE Upper Room youth group has started back in St Mary’s Parish where all secondary school students are invited to attend each Wednesday from 7-8.30pm in the pastoral centre. Contact Sr Kelly Francis at 0419830441.
Irish youth club
AN Irish youth club, run by Colaiste na bhFinn, takes place each Wednesday from 5-6.30pm in the O’Raghallaighs. All children from 3rd class upwards are welcome and they learn Irish through games and fun. Drogheda is one of 40 As Gaeilge clubs in Ireland.
Moneymore’s Connect FRC celebrate United Nations World Poverty Day with Margaret Burke, Sinead Keehan, Mayor Pio Smith, Vonnie Mc Govern and Alison Murphy at Connect Moneymore