Culture night is taking place this Friday September 20 at various venues around Laois.
There are a number of events on including art, drama, music, storytelling, writing, history and poetry.
In Abbeyleix there will be a heritage talk with music, and in Arles there will be an arts and crafts exhibition. There will be stories and song in Fisherstown, and trad music and drama in Mountmellick.
Portlaoise has plenty to offer with music, song and dance in the Parish Centre and the School of Rock and Pop roadshow in the shopping centre. There will also be art and rumming workshops, and a literary evening. The Dunamaise will host ‘From the Sod to the Sky’ and the following day panel debates with a number of speakers. Visit www.jamesfintanlalor.ir for more on this. There will be historical talks, poetry and drama in Port and in Rathdowney there will be a drawing workshop. Art workshops will also take place in Stradbally. For more contact the Arts Office at 057 86 64033.