SOMETHING FOR THE WEEKEND
Light Moves, an international festival of dance, film and media arts continues this weekend in Limerick. Today there will be a selection of family friendly ballet shorts from 2-4pm curated specially for Belltable from the Light Moves Open Call 2018. It is a free event but pre-booking is essential on 061 953 400. Tomorrow there is a screening of Gingerella (Rockafela) which weaves together 13 universal Cinderella tales with the contemporary story of a dancer’s search to rediscover her will to
dance. lightmoves.ie Remember November The public is invited to mark the centenary of the World War I Armistice with two special ceremonies in Cobh Co Cork culminating with the unveiling of a commemorative brass plaque in the town tomorrow. The largest bell of St Colman’s Cathedral in Cobh will toll 11 times on the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month, to commemorate the moment when the guns of World War I fell silent
3 in 1918. visitcobh.com Christmas Cracker A full-length version of The Nutcracker, a seasonal classic for the entire family, ends its run in Cork Opera House today with matinee at 2.30pm and an evening performance at 8pm. Directed by Alan Foley, it stars world-renowned prima ballerina Ekaterina Bortyakova from the Moscow State Ballet as the ‘Sugar Plum Fairy’. Tickets from €25 and a family pass costs €120.corkoperahouse.ie
Run in the Dark There is still time to sign up and take part in the Run in the Dark fundraiser that takes place on Wednesday.The global running movement, Run in the Dark, returns to Cork city centre on for its eighth year with a 5k or 10k run taking place through the city centre in a unique night running experience in a bid to fund a cure for paralysis. Sign up to the
event on runinthedark.org Crafty Ideas
From Friday, the Ballymaloe Craft Fair, will host designers, makers, doers from across Ireland, for a one-stop shopping weekend. The fair returns to the Grainstore on the grounds of Ballymaloe House in Shanagarry, Co Cork on Friday from 6-9pm and on Saturday 17 and Sunday 18 from 10am to 6pm. More than 100 of country’s finest crafters and makers will be there along with artisan food, drink and lively music. Admission in €5 and children under 16 go free. Advance booking is advised on ballymaloefestivals.ie.