CONTACT Sean on 087-6783729 or email swall32@ gmail.com if you have an item for this column. WHERE ANGELS LISTEN
DON’T miss an exciting evening of music and words in the Solstice Arts Centre, Navan, this Thursday, September 14th at 7.30pm. Where Angels Listen is a creative and affectionate response by some of Ireland’s most celebrated contemporary artists to the life and works of Slane poet Francis Ledwidge. Playwright Deirdre Kinahan invites Steve Wickham (Waterboys), Sinead Gleeson (RTE, The Book Show), SaraMai & Oisin Leech amongst others to perform new works inspired by Ledwidge’s evocative poems.
Presented by Meath County Council Arts Office as part of the Francis Ledwidge Centenary Commemorations Programme 2017. Tickets €16 & €14 from Solstice Arts Centre 046 9092300 or www.solsticeartscentre.ie SLANE DISTILLERY
SLANE Distillery, located on the grounds of Slane Castle, is now open to the public for tours. Adults €18, six to 17 year olds €11. All tours 20% discount during the month of September. HARVEST FESTIVAL
HARVEST Festival thanksgiving will be held in St Patrick’s Church of Ireland, Main St, Slane, on Sunday, September 17th, at 4pm. All are welcome. SLANE CASTLE RUN
St PATRICK’S national school parents association have a 5K Slane Castle trail run/walk on Sunday, September 24th at 9.30am. Fun for all the family, new scenic route. All abilities welcome. Register online@ eventmaster.ie Register online €15, on the day €20, under-16s €3. CRAFT COLLECTIVE
SLANE Craft Collective have a culture night on Friday, September 22nd. Want to see how its made or have a go! Demonstrations 10% off on the night. DRAWING SESSIONS
SLANE Life Drawing sessions take place every second Sunday evening, from 6.30 to 8.30. Cost €15 per session, all levels welcome, bring your own art supplies. Limited numbers, to reserve a place contact Ruairí 086 8361920. HILL OF SLANE TOURS
FREE Slane of Slane tours, every Saturday and Sunday at 2pm. Tours 45mins, all welcome. TABLE TENNIS
SLANE Table Tennis Club meet in the parish hall every Saturday, 6 - 8pm, Further details from Eddie Smyth 086 8666672. IRISH DANCING
THE Robinson School of Irish Dancing has resumed classes in the parochial hall, Slane, on Tuesday’s at 4pm. For further information contact Lolo at 087 2491185. NIGHT AT THE DOGS
SLANE Wanderers soccer club are holding a Night at the Dogs in Dundalk on Saturday, October 14. Tickets €20 includes admission race card, reserved area with finger food and of course live greyhound racing. Tickets available from committee members. A bus from the village is being organised for the event. ANANDA CENTRE
RESTORATIVE Yoga at the Ananda Centre, Slane, on Friday, September 29th, 7.30pm - 9.30pm, and Saturday October 7th, 10am - noon. Suitable for all, €25. A mindful movement evening with Brenda and Rhoda on Friday, October 6th, 7.30pm - 9.30pm. Further details from www.anandacentre.com Tel 085 1502378. COUNTRY FAIR
DEVENISH will host the 2017 Point-to-Point & Country Fair at Dowth, in conjunction with the Meath Hunt and Tara Harriers on Sunday, October 29th.