February 3rd Brayarts Show 2020

Martello Hotel Bray @ 8pm

Adm: 5 euros Conc: 4 euros

Kevin C,O’lohan


1. The Visual Artist as a Storyteller

Michael O’Reilly worked for many years as an educator. He taught in a variety of primary schools and was principal teacher in Saint Kieran’s Special School in Bray. During his career he worked as a curriculum designer, as an educational author and as an art education advisor. Since his retirement in 2014 he has worked as a lecturer, course designer and as editor of Bray Arts Journal. In this evening’s presentation he will be presenting some of his own art pieces and discussing this work.

2. The Writer as a Storyteller

Seymour Cresswell is a published author and an award-winning amateur actor and director. His book of memoir short stories, A Present of an Orange and other stories was published in 2018. He divides his time between drama, sailing, gardening, painting and writing. Seymour has lived in Bray for more than 20 years.

3 . The Musician as a Storyteller

Kevin C. Olohan is a Storyteller, Actor and Musician from Wicklow Town. He is the creator and host of Fireside: The Irish Storytelling Podcast on the Headstuff Podcast Network, which is a weekly chronicle  of  the Folklore and Mythology of Ireland. 

In his live performance, Kevin weaves Folklore and Folk Music together with his own stories resulting in a fresh take on one of our oldest traditions.

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Bray Arts Show Mon 6th January 2020 @ 8:00pm Admission: €5 & €4 conc

Martello Hotel Bray . Co Wicklow

Aoife Hester Photogrpher

Aoife has  been interested in photography for a number of years and she enjoys exploring the practice in her spare time. Her main area of interest is landscape photography and she usually find herself out in the wilderness in Wicklow capturing sunsets, seascapes or night skies. If you wish to follow her/view her work, She regularly update her Facebook and Instagram accounts: Aoife Hester Photography (Facebook) @aoifehester (Instagram)

Aoife Hester

The Little Bray Writers Group

 Meet in The Little Bray Family and Resource Centre in Fassaroe on Tuesday mornings at 10. O’clock. Talented and versatile they include prose writers and poets, and come from many backgrounds. These writers are dedicated, but happy to do what they like best, that is writing. They have performed many Readings and their work is on continuous display in Bray Railway Station

RETROFIX is a 7 piece band – drums, bass, guitar, keys, tenor sax, alto sax, trombone (keyboard player also sings & plays flute). They  play a quirky mix of retro/soul/funk/jazz/ska covers along with their own originals…. about 70% of the set is covers, 30% originals.

Covers include Quincy Jones, Nancy Sinatra, Average White Band, The Specials, Henry Mancini, Tito Puente….  various TV & Movie themes, standards like Tequila, Cantaloupe island, & One Como Va!

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