Friars Gate

Friars' Gate
Theatre & Arts
Kilmallock. Co. Limerick
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An exhibition of wood and light pieces created by Conor Cleary will run for the month of June.

Sunday 2nd July @ 2.30pm
CallBack Theatre return with the charming Dorothy Dolittle’s Magical Adventure
Dorothy DoLittle is a lovely girl but she is always tired and grumpy. But all that is about to change for Dorothy!  Dorothy lives beside an old tree but what she doesn’t know is that it is a magic fruit tree…the enchanted gateway to a mysterious land called the Land of the DoLots.  With the help of magic DoLot dust Dorothy goes on a magical adventure to the land of the DoLots. There, Dorothy meets Ronnie Run-A-Lot and Clarence Carrot her guardian angels and Miss Aubergine, Queen over all the land who teaches her the all about being fit and healthy. She learns the secrets of the food and exercise pyramids. But the magic dust is stolen!! Will Dorothy get fit and healthy enough to get it back and be able to return home

Suitable for ages 4 – 9

Tickets €7

Friday 23rd June @ 8pm

Veronica McSwiney in Concert
Join internationally acclaimed pianist Veronica McSwiney as she takes to the stage to present a programme of  wonderful music featuring composers such as Mozart, Debussy, beloved Irish composer John Field plus many more.  This beautiful programme of much loved and some less familiar pieces spanning several centuries has something for everyone.  Don’t miss the chance to enjoy the artistry and talent of this acclaimed performer.

Tickets €15/€12



What Is On In The Theatre
Saturday 6th May @ 8pm George Murphy in concert Cancelled due to unforseen circumstances
Sunday 14th May @ 7.30pm - Knocklong Community Hall – Agóid
The County Limerick Youth Theatre are pleased to present Agóid by Caitríona Ní Mhurchú 
Tuesday 23rd May @ 12pm – Part of access CINEMA's May Film Tour Bealtaine Festival. 12 ANGRY MEN
Footsteps Youth Theatre present The Leaving by Tom Swift
Friday 9th June @ 8pm  (Rescheduled Date) The Tayman, the Tomcat and Others
Friday 16th June @ 8pm Honest Arts present Punt
Friday 23rd June @ 8pm Veronica McSwiney in Concert
Friday 18th August @ 8pm Fred & Alice
Wednesday 18th October @ 11am & Monday 13th November  @ 11am Ger Carey Live


Book Club – Wednesday 27th September @ 7pm - Tatty by Christine Dwyer Hickey.
                    Wednesday 25th October @ 7pm - The Rosie Project  by Graeme Simsion  
                    Wednesday 29th November @ 7pm - Nothing on Earth by  Conor O’Callagha

New members welcome.

Summer Camps  

Arts & Crafts for Children with Jane Howe

Tuesday 4th – Thursday 6th July

2pm – 5pm (5 – 12 years)
Fee €45 including all materials

County Limerick Youth Theatre present M.A.D Camp – Music, Art and Drama Camp with Betsy Walsh

Monday 24th – Friday 28th July

10am – 2pm (4 – 12 years)
Fee €70 including all materials


Rehearsals in Friars’ Gate Theatre, Kilmallock.

Sunday 7th May

Little Lyts: 11am - 1pm

DynaLyts: 1.30pm - 3.30pm

CoLYT: Workshop  1-3pm break 3-4pm Full run through all cast 4-7pm

Tuesday 9th May CoLYT: rehearsal upstairs 6.30-8.30pm

Dress rehearsal Little Lyts: 4-6pm

Dress rehearsal dynaLyts 6 - 8.30pm

Wednesday 10th May Dress Rehearsal County LYTs 6-9pm

Thursday 11th May 7pm performance DynaLyts and Little Lyts (actors arrive at 5.30pm)

Friday 12th May – DynaLyts and County LYTs Performance 7pm (actors arrive 6.00pm)

CoLYT: Warm up workshop with playwright 7pm - 7.40pm

Saturday 13th May – Little Lyts and County LYTs Performance 7pm  (actors arrive 6.00pm)

Performance in Knocklong Community Hall

Sunday 14th May – County LYTs Performance 7.30pm in Knocklong Community Hall  (actors arrive 6.00pm) as part of the Knocklong History Weekend

CAST PARTY: 6.30 - 8.30pm Tuesday 16th May: for all members and parents!
AGM: Parents 6.30 -7.30pm
FILM SHOWING: 7.30pm parents and members
8.15pm Bake sale and refreshments

We are fundraising: Please bring spot prizes for the performances and cakes for the bake sale!!
Fiona Quinn
Director of Education and Outreach
Friars' Gate Theatre
(0)86 824 6915

County Limerick Youth Theatre was shown on RTE's Nationwide.   Link to 

The NYCI toolkit 8 Steps to Inclusive Youth Work includes Friars' Gate Youth Theatre work as a best practice case study download it here



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Spring term DATES 2017

Community and Educational Outreach Programme in association with Limerick City and County Council and Dormant Account Fund
Actively Retired Drama Programme
Transition Year Drama Studies Programme
National School Drama Awareness Programme
Inclusive Drama Group
Contact Friars’ Gate for details.

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