Briery Gap Cultural Centre
Booking: Tel: 026 41793 Fax: 026 41764
The Briery Gap Cultural Centre presents:
1. The best possible professional arts programme for the Lee Valley and surrounding area.
2. A Venue of Excellence for Audience and Performers.
3. A Varied programme of events to include all members of the community.
4. To encourage the use of the venue by making it available to established amateur groups and societies, Youth Groups and Film Makers.
5. Workshops for Youth and Adults in Theatre and Film
6. A strong artistic educational programme to include all age groups from Primary to 3rd Level
7. Encourage the use of the venue to clubs and societies for meetings and conferences.
"ABBA FOREVER" The Christmas Show, comes to The Briery Gap for one night only, on Sunday 1st December!
Special Group Rate of €15.00 per person (5 people or more, RRP €20)
It's always party time when Abba are about, but when it's the Christmas Show, then that's a real excuse for a party! This happy sing-a-long party celebrates with a loud and proud fanfare - the perfect way to start the Christmas celebrations! The show packed every venue on last year's visit to Ireland, when they received repeated standing ovations for what was one of the most memorable shows of the year!
From "Waterloo (Again)" to "Dancing Queen" Expect a dazzling, fantastic performance including the most iconic hits, Mamma Mia, S.O.S, Money, Money Money, The Winner Takes All, Gimme Gimme, Gimme and many MANY more! Every favourite is here. Not to be missed. The finest ABBA voices you will ever hear!
Get your glad rags on, brush up on the lyrics, don the dancing boots and come to the best party in town!
You'll be rockin' in the isles!!!
BOX OFFICE: 026- 41793
Backstage Academy of Performing Arts, recognised nationally for it's work with young people, has opened a Performing Arts Academy for 7-18 year olds at the Briery Gap Centre, Macroom.
The Academy runs every Saturday from 10am-12.30pm and during the two and a half hour session each week students, grouped by age, will undertake workshops on a variety of performing arts subjects from Drama, Mime and Comedy to Dance (hip-hop/street/jazz), Musical Theatre and acting for Film/TV.
Backstage has been running for fifteen years and has Academies in several locations around the country The staff are a unique combination of teacher and performing arts practicioner, well known in the industry. Backstage students can be seen in various shows from TV series 'Fair City','Moone Boy',' Game of Thrones' and 'Amber' to the summer production of 'Grease' at Cork Opera House and 'the Exam' at the Moat Theatre in Naas.A group of Backstage students have just returned from performing at the Edinburgh Festival. At Backstage there is an emphasis on teaching students core performing arts skills and the work encourages self confidence and develops communication skills.
Backstage are holding Open Days on Saturdays-28th September, 5th October and 12th October from 10am-12.30pm so that students have the opportunity to experience the work of the company before enrolling. In fact nobody can join Backstage without first spending a session with them. Application forms will be available at the Open Days. Entry to the Open Days are free of charge but you must arrive in time for a 10am start and be prepared to stay for the full session-no need to book in advance-just come along.