Are you ready for culture night

Now is the time to start thinking and planning activities for National Culture Night 2012 according to the Laois Arts Office.

Now is the time to start thinking and planning activities for National Culture Night 2012 according to the Laois Arts Office.

Community groups or individuals and venues are encouraged to get involved in the big night on Friday, September 21 to take part and run events. All events must be free of charge to the public and can include evertying from art, dance to history, literature and tours etc.

“We aim to encourage people to try new things to run event sin their own area or to visit cultural venues in the county” say the organisers.

The Arts Office at county hall will publish a brochure of all events in the county and welcome any input on the programme. All listings must be submitted on or before Friday, June 29 to make sure the event is listed in the brocure.

More ideas on events go to www.culturenight.ie. The Arts Office can also provide details. Contact: 057-8674342/43 or e-mail artsoff@laoiscoco.ie www.laois.ie