The Bray Arts Show takes place in the Martello Hotel, Bray on
Venue downstairs in the Koo Bar The Martello Hotel
Monday 9thSeptember 2019 @ 8:00pm
All welcome Admission: €5 & €4 conc
In 2016/17, Bray poet David Butler received an Arts Commission to write a cycle of site-specific poems following the railway from Booterstown Saltmarsh to the 40ft. He asked his brother, Cambridge lecturer Jim Butler to illustrate Blackrock Sequence, and in 2018, the collaboration won the World Illustrators’ Award (books, professional section). Copies of the limited-edition cycle have been bought by the NCAD, the British Library, the Tate Gallery and Cambridge and Yale Universities. The two brothers are currently collaborating on a Liffey Sequence. This illustrated talk will look at the creative process involved in both collaborations.
David Butler’s second poetry collection, All the Barbaric Glass, was published in 2017 by Doire Press. Arlen House is to bring out his second short story collection, Fugitive, in 2019. Literary prizes for poetry include the Féile Filíochta, Ted McNulty, Brendan Kennelly, Poetry Ireland/Trocaire and Baileborough awards.
Enda Kelly, Previously with Chualainn now writing and singing his own original material. Enda has been singing his way around the clubs and pubs of Ireland for many years. A classically trained singer He has been in various bands but more recently in a duo called Chualainn with his brother John. His passion now is in writing and singing his own song
Liam De Siun is an actor/musician who will perform satirical comic songs(sometimes rude). He has worked in theater film TV and puppeterring and comedy shows.