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Feile Bride 2019: Brigid: Flame of Justice and Peace

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From: Thu 31 January 2019 - 10:00

To: Thu 7 February 2019 - 22:00

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Kildare Town,
Kildare, Ireland
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From: Free

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Feile Bride 2019: Brigid: Flame of Justice and Peace

 

January 31st – February 9th Kildare Town, Co. Kildare

Visit solasbhride.ie for more details

 

 

Thursday, January 31st

Brigid’s Eve Ritual at St. Brigid’s Well

A pilgrimage of quiet reection, song and prayer on the eve of springtime.

Facilitated by: Solas Bhride Team

Assemble at Japanese Garden’s Car Park at 7.20 p.m.

If you wish, bring a light/lantern and bring suitable clothing and footwear.

Friday, February 1st

St. Brigid’s Day

Solas Bhride Centre Events

Visitors are welcome throughout the day.

Weaving St. Brigid’s Crosses

Workshop in which participants will have the opportu-nity to weave a St. Brigid’s cross

Presenters: Solas Bhride Team

Venue: Solas Bhride Centre, Tully Road

Time: 10.30 a.m. – 12.00 p.m.

Admission: Free

Musical Interlude and Cross Weaving Demonstration

Time: From 2.30 p.m. onwards

Venue: Solas Bhride Centre

Admission: Free

For other events on the day enquiries to Solas Bhride and Kildare Heritage Centre.

Saturday, February 2nd

Willow Artistic Feature

A practical demonstration on how to develop a feature using willow. Beth will share her knowledge by planting and weaving a willow bower at Solas Bhride Centre.

Suitable outdoor clothing advised.

Artist: Elizabeth Murphy of Willow Wonder

Time: 10.30 a.m. – 12.30 p.m.

Venue: Solas Bhride Centre

Admission: € 5.00

Traditions & Customs

Revisiting some of the traditions and customs associated with St. Brigid and their relevance today

Presenters: Solas Bhride Team

VenueSolas Bhride Centre, Tully Road

Time: 2.30 p.m. – 4.30 p.m.

Admission: € 5.00

Sunday, February 3rd

Eucharistic Celebration at St. Brigid’swell

Time: 10.30 a.m.

Followed by refreshments at Solas Bhride.

Feile Bride Concert: “The Music ofSpring”

Featuring Patrick Hyland, Tenor and Guests

Critically acclaimed tenor Patrick has performed on the global concert and operatic stage including, Glyndeboure and the Royal Albert Hall. He is joined by musician guests for an evening of popular classics and favourite melodies.

Venue: Solas Bhride Centre, Tully Road

Time: 8.00 pm – 10.00 pm

Tickets€20.00

Tickets available from Solas Bhride Centre or Kildare Heritage Centre

Tuesday, February 5th

Sacred Dance

A morning of gentle movement that refreshes body, mind and spirit.

Presenters: Solas Bhride Team

Venue: Solas Bhride Centre, Tully Road

Time: 10.30 a.m. – 12.30 p.m.

Admission: €10.00

Brigid and the Invisible Force of Nature

Join Susan and Judith Boyle on a tasting adventure of the alcohol & food products made from microscopic yeast & good bacteria. These are the invisible helpers that Brigid would have relied on to create the food & drink for her table

Venue: Boyle’s pub Kildare Town

Time: 7.30pm – 9.00pm

Admission: €20.00

Tickets can be purchased through the www.boyleskildare.com website, by phone or in person at Boyle’s pub Kildare townTel: 045 52121 / 086 8418909

Wednesday, February 6th

Floral Art Demonstration

“Nothing is so beautiful as Spring” G.M. Hopkins

“In all things of nature there is something of the marvellous” Aristotle

Presenter: Enda Thompson Phelan, AOIFA

Venue: Solas Bhride Centre

Time: 2.00p.m.- 4.30p.m.

Admission: € 5.00

Annual Celtic Lecture

Receptions & Transformations of St. Brigid in Europe. Lecture delivered by Dr. Shane Lordan

Venue: Kildare Education Centre

Time: 8.00p.m.-9.00p.m.

Admission: Free

Sponsored by Kildare Education Centre

Enquiries to Kildare Education Centre: Phone: 045 530200.

Email: oce@eckildare.ie

Thursday, February 7th

A Morning of Quiet Reflection

Presenter: Solas Bhride Team

Venue: Solas Bhride Centre, Tully Road

Time: 10.30 a.m. – 11.30 p.m.

Admission: Free

Shining Light Where Nature andRushes Grow / An Nadúr is anLuachair a Choinneáil ar Lasadh

an evening celebrating our local poets, writers, musicians and dancers at Kildare Town Library

Venue: Kildare Town Library

Time: 7.00p.m. refreshments

          7.30p.m. main event.

Admission: FreeSponsored by Kildare Town Library

Art Exhibition

Original drawings by Josephine Hardiman from her “Book of Kildare”

Venue: Kildare Town Library

Admission: Free

Runs throughout Féile Bríde and the month of February

Saturday, February 9th

Afri Justice & Peace Conference

Education, Action, Compassion, Hope


Venue: Solas Bhride Centre

Time: 10 a.m. – 4.30 p.m.

For full details go to www.afri.ie or email admin@afri.ie

Events at Kildare Heritage Centre

St. Brigid’s Treasure Trail

A fun way for childen (11 + ) to explore the sites associated with St. Brigid. Maps available from the Heritage Centre.

Event ongoing throughout Feile Bride.

Book of Kildare

Artist Josephine Hardiman will develop further original drawings and pages for her “Book of Kildare” Exhibition.

Monastic Walk

A tour around the sites associated with St. Brigid.

Information on all Heritage Centre events available on www.kildareheritage.com or Ph 045 530672

Events at Kildare Heritage Centre

St. Brigid’s Treasure Trail

A fun way for childen (11 + ) to explore the sites associated with St. Brigid. Maps available from the Heritage Centre.

Event ongoing throughout Feile Bride.

Book of Kildare

Artist Josephine Hardiman will develop further original drawings and pages for her “Book of Kildare” Exhibition.

Monastic Walk

A tour around the sites associated with St. Brigid.

Information on all Heritage Centre events available on www.kildareheritage.com or Ph 045 530672