Festival, Cafe, Mosaic, Kids Art, Words and Zine…

News from The Art Hand

Sean Corcoran has been appointed as the Artistic Director of an exciting new arts and entertainment festival for Tramore called The Promenade Festival that takes place this July 4th, 5th and 6th. The festival is being organised by Tramore Tourism in association with The Art Hand and celebrates the work of the emergency services. Check out the Facebook page for all the details; HERE

Sean has also been busy working on the concept, design and decor of an exciting New Café in Waterford city opposite the old cinema on Patrick Street. We can’t say any more about it but all will be revealed in the coming days.

The Memorial Mosaic we are working on in a school in Dublin is coming on nicely. Thousands of items that were donated by the kids in the school were stuck onto the backing boards last week. Over 500 people have been involved so far including the 465 kids, 20 staff, 14 volunteer parents and the family and friends of Caroline Dwyer-Hickey who the artwork is in memory of. A blog has been set up by the school that follows the progress of the Mosaic; HERE

Caroline's Memorial Mosaic

The Words writers group performing @ The Art Hand took place last week with a great variety of performances. A night full of surprises! Submissions are now being taken for the 4th copy of The Words Zine. Previous copies can be downloaded for free at HERE and are in stock at Waterford City Library. The next Words event is on May the 7th (the first Wednesday of every month). Non-writers are also welcome.

Our next term of Kids Classes return on Tuesdays from April 27th for 4 to 7 year olds, on Wednesdays for Toddlers and Parents from April 28th and on Thursdays from April 29th for 8 to 12 year olds. Bookings are now being taken. Places are limited. Full details on our webpage www.theArtHand.com/kids

About Sean Corcoran

Artistic Director of The Art Hand in Bunmahon on Waterford's Copper Coast, Ireland. An Art School that runs courses in Stained Glass, Mosaic, Batik and Beach Art. I'm a Sand Artist, drawing massive pictures on beaches with a rake!
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