Columbanus Cultural Evening

November 25 @ 8:00 pm 10:00 pm

An evening of words, music and song to celebrate the legacy of Columbanus.  Learn about the story of Columbanus, poetry and writings of the monastic scribes, and join a session of foot tapping, traditional Irish music provided by special guests Ards CCE musicians.

Maire Foley, a member of Friends of Columbanus Bangor, will give a short talk about Columbanus and his contribution to revitalising Christianity in Europe during the 5th and 6th centuries. 

Award winning Ards CCE musicians and singers will entertain guests with a music session of Irish reels, jigs and tunes. 

Local children’s author and storyteller, Marianne McShane, will relate a story about St Mochai who founded Nendrum monastery on Mahee Island in Lough Cuan (Strangford) called ‘Mahee and the Bird of Heaven’. 

Local poet, Tim Dwyer will give a few poetry readings written by the monastic scribes associated with Bangor.

Parking available on site.

Doors open at 7.30pm. 


Friends of Columbanus Bangor

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Bangor Golf Club

Bangor, Co Down BT20 4RH United Kingdom
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