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April 2018

Film club The Drummer & the Keeper 18th April 8pm

April 18 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Abbey Arts Centre Ballyshannon, Co. Donegal Ireland + Google Map

The Drummer and the Keeper Dir:Nick Kelly Ireland2017 92 mins Cert: PG Language: English Starring: Dermot Murphy, Jacob McCarthy, Kelly and Peter Coonan Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3TZEr1gRLlc You find true friendship in the craziest of places! Gabriel is a chaotic young rock drummer desperate to hide his recent bipolar diagnosis from his increasingly exasperated bandmates. When forced to bond with Christopher, an institutionalised 17-year-oldwith Asperger’s Syndrome, it results in a very unlikely friendship! -Galway Film Fleadh 2017 “An uplifting comedic story of…

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Belcanto Spring Concert 21st April 8pm

April 21 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Abbey Arts Centre Ballyshannon, Co. Donegal Ireland + Google Map
€10

Belcanto Spring Concert concert on 21st April @ 8pm/ Belcanto, Cor Craobhaigh and Friends. An evening not to be missed. All tickets €10 each call Box Office 071 98 51375!  

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Ballyshannon Drama Presents ”Play On” 22nd-24th & 26th May 8.30pm

April 30 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

“Play On” is the story of the Dunbar Drama Society and its mounting of a local playwright’s original murder mystery. With no royalty fees to pay, the company thinks it got a great deal until the playwright continues to interrupt the rehearsal process with constant rewrites and changes. Act I is a rehearsal of the dreadful show with bickering actors, bumbling crew and backstage romances in full swing. Act II is the near disastrous dress rehearsal, and Act III is…

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May 2018

Film Club ”My Life as a Courgette” 2nd May

May 2 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Abbey Arts Centre Ballyshannon, Co. Donegal Ireland + Google Map
€7

My Life as a Courgette Ma Vie de Courgette Dir: Claude Barras Switzerland, France 2017 70 minsCert: 12A  Language:french Starring: Gaspard Schlatter, Sixtine Murat, Paulin Jaccourd Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4d9N5Y_sN8Q Here is a little miracle of gentleness, tenderness and intense, traditional Frenchness. It was an Oscar nominee for best animated feature earlier this year, losing out, probably unjustly, to Zootopia. The screenwriter Céline Sciamma has adapted the 2002 novel Autobiography of a Courgette by Gilles Paris for this beguiling stop-motion animation; director…

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Film Club – ”Marjorie Prime” 16th May

May 16 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Abbey Arts Centre Ballyshannon, Co. Donegal Ireland + Google Map

Written & Directed by Michael Almereyda (Experimenter, Escapes, Hamlet) Starring Jon Hamm (Baby Diver, The Town),Lois Smith (East of Eden, Five Easy Pieces),Tim Robbins (Shawshank Redemption, Mystic River)and Geena Davis (Thelma & Louise, The Fly) 100 mins approx Cert = 12A In the near future, a time of artificial intelligence: 86-year-old Marjorie (Lois Smith – East Of Eden) – a jumble of disparate, fading memories – has a handsome new companion (Jon Hamm – Mad Men) that looks exactly like…

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Bealtaine Festival Film – ”Guess who’s Coming to Dinner” FREE Entry 23rd May

May 23 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Abbey Arts Centre Ballyshannon, Co. Donegal Ireland + Google Map
FREE

Dir: Stanley Kramer USA 1967 108mins Cert: CLUB Language: English Starring: Spencer Tracy, Sidney Poitier, Katharine Hepburn Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=prfHBR7l_KI A daughter arrives home to announce to her parents that she is about to wed a brilliant research physician, who is black. This creates considerable social turmoil for the upper-middle-class family. The young man tells the parents that unless they give their unreserved consent he will not marry their daughter. Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner, directed by Stanley Kramer and written…

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Film Club ”I Got Life” 30th May

May 30 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Abbey Arts Centre Ballyshannon, Co. Donegal Ireland + Google Map

I Got LIfe Aurore Dir:Blandine Lenoir France 201789 mins Cert: CLUB Language: French Starring: Agnes Jaoui, Thubault de Montalembert, Pascale Arbillot Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BxeVuAHahhg Aurore, separated from her husband, has just lost her job and been told that she is going to be a grandmother. She is slowly being pushed to the outskirts of society, but when she accidentally runs into the great love of her youth, she puts her foot down and refuses to be relegated to the scrap yard.…

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Rory Gallagher Festival opening Reception 31st May 7pm Admission €5

May 31 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Abbey Arts Centre Ballyshannon, Co. Donegal Ireland + Google Map
€5

Thursday 31st May @ 7pm Rory Gallagher Festival Opening Reception "The Rory Gallagher Symposium" Panel Discussion - Donal Gallagher & Special Guests here at Abbey Arts Centre in The Rory Gallagher Theatre Adm. €5 – Ticket only event doors open 7pm. Wine Reception on arrival No matter where you are in the World on Thursday 31st May 2018 you can tune into the Live Stream of the Official Opening of the Rory Gallagher International Tribute Festival from Ballyshannon for a…

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June 2018

Film Club ”Menashe” 13th June

June 13 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Abbey Arts Centre Ballyshannon, Co. Donegal Ireland + Google Map
€7

Dir: Joshua Weinstein USA 2017 82mins Cert: CLUB Language: Yiddish, English Starring: Menashe Lustig, Yoel Falkowitz, Hershy Fishman Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kwGdJAq7qSI Menashe is a deeply felt and absorbing Yiddish-language drama about New York Hasidic Jews. Director Joshua Weinstein expertly seals you in a self-enclosed world whose drama, but for a few plot points concerning an elderly mobile phone, could as well be happening 50 or 100 years ago. Menashe (played by non-professional Menashe Lustig) is an overweight, shambling widower who works…

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“Stars of the West” Musical Concert 16th June 2018 at 7pm

June 16 @ 7:00 am - 9:30 pm

SOTW Stars of the West proudly presents ''Lets Party'' Saturday 16th June @ 7pm. Another great night will be had accompanied by fantastic Linda Guthrie Patrick Fagan. A great show not to be missed! Ticket Prices: Adults €12 Children €8 Family 2x2 €35 Call Box Office 071 98 51375 SOTW

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