Cork MidSummer Festival : Free things to do :)

Cork MidSummer Festival

You may be in Cork to study at Cork English College, but that doesn’t mean you can’t get out there and party (or eat) once in a while.

“The Cork Midsummer Festival helds from the 16th to the 25th of June 2017, is an annual multi-disciplinary arts festival that uses the city of Cork as its backdrop and inspiration.

It provides high-quality arts events, both national and international, for audiences of all ages”.

Here are some Free Things to Do during this festival. Enjoy !


  • Saturday 17 th of June

Féasta – Festival Markets

 

 

 

 

When : 11am – 5pm

Where : Grand Parade

click here for more details : http://www.corkmidsummer.com/programme/event/feasta-festival-markets


  • Sunday 18 th of June

Picnic in the Park

 

 

 

 

“Bring a picnic or try some of the delicious food on site from local food markets!”

When :  11.30am – 4.30pm

Where  : Fitzgerald’s Park

click here for more details : http://www.corkmidsummer.com/programme/event/picnic-in-the-park2

 

The Jig In The Park (as part of Picnic in The Park)

 

 

 

 

When : 10.30am – 11.30am 

“Park will be open and ProdiJIG will demonstrate the simple dance steps”

                  11.30am : Ireland’s largest ever Maypole Dance begins! (Dancing will last approx. 10 minutes)

Where : Fitzgerald’s Park

click here for more details : http://www.corkmidsummer.com/programme/event/the-jig-in-the-park

 

Féasta – Festival Markets

 

 

 

 

When : 11.30am – 4.30pm

Where : Fitzgerald’s Park

click here for more details : http://www.corkmidsummer.com/programme/event/feasta-festival-markets


  • Monday 19 – Tuesday 20 th of June 2017

Perforum Postgraduate Conference : Body Activities

 

 

 

 

 

 

“Body Activities is a free two-day conference event with workshops, discussions, papers, and a 1-hour durational performance exploring the surroundings of the historical Shandon Quarter.”

When : All day

Where : UCC

click here for more details  : http://www.uccconferencing.ie/product/perforum-conference-2017/


  • Monday 19 th – Tuesday 22 nd of June 2017

City Of Ideas

 

 

 

 

“Cork is a wonderful place to live and work and create […]” Big thinkers and big doers will tell you about the incredible work they have been doing in other cities and to whet your appetite and fire your imagination for things you never dreamed possible”.

When : Various times

Where :  Various venues

click here for more details  : Free but ticketed :  https://corkmidsummer.ticketsolve.com/shows


  • Saturday 24 th of June 2017

Crosstown Drift: Walking Tour

 

 

 

 

“A trail of tales and tunes across the streets of Cork and beyond”.

When :  1pm: Griffith College – Mary Morrissy and Billy O’Callaghan
2pm: St Angela’s – Cónal Creedon and Doireann Ni Ghriofa
3pm: Nano Nagle Place – Denis P. O’Neill and Danny Denton
4pm: Elizabeth Fort – Thomas Morris and Rory Gleeson

Where : Meeting point: Henchy’s Bar, St. Lukes

click here for more details : https://corkmidsummer.ticketsolve.com/shows/873574482

 

Féasta – Festival Markets

 

 

 

 

When : 11am – 5pm

Where : Emmet Place

click here for more details : http://www.corkmidsummer.com/programme/event/feasta-festival-markets


  • Sunday 25 th of June 2017

Crosstown Drift: Nano Nagle Place

 

 

 

 

“Explore the grounds of the newly re-opened Nano Nagle Place on Sunday evening for this free event as Ó Bhéal presents poets Cal Doyle, Mary O’Connell, Jennifer Matthews, Benjamin Burns, Julie Goo, Afric McGlinchey, Rosalin Blue and Michael Ray.”

When : 5 pm

Where : Nano Nagle Place

 click here for more details : Free but ticketed : https://corkmidsummer.ticketsolve.com/shows/873574481

 

Féasta – Festival Markets

 

 

 

 

When : 11am – 5pm

Where : Emmet Place

click here for more details : http://www.corkmidsummer.com/programme/event/feasta-festival-markets

 

For further information about the whole programme and booking tickets :  https://corkmidsummer.ticketsolve.com/shows

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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