Friars Gate

Friars' Gate
Theatre & Arts
Kilmallock. Co. Limerick
Tel 063 98727
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“This project is supported by the Department of Rural and Community Development and Pobal through the Community Services Programme”

Down the Rabbit Hole - an exhibition of new work by Paul Rhatigan runs for the month of May.  All are welcome.

Thursday 16th May @ 7pm

Film - This is Nicholas followed by Q&A with director Nicholas Ryan Purcell
Presented by East Limerick Family Support Network (ELFS), this documentary chronicles Nicholas’s experience of living with Asperger Syndrome and depression and to celebrate the invaluable support Nicholas received from his family, teachers and neighbours in the village of Emly, Co. Tipperary.  This is a brave and inspirational piece of work, made with clarity and insight by an insider, to greatly enhance our understanding of Asperger Syndrome and depression. This screening will be followed by a Q&A session with director Nicholas Ryan-Purcell. Proceeds from the event are going towards the delivery of Community Counselling Support Services at Hospital Family Resource Centre.
Tickets €7

Wednesday 22nd May @ 12pm
Film – Finding Your Feet    UK    2018      Cert:  12A    111 mins

Starring: Imelda Staunton, Celie Imrie, Timothy Spall, Joanna Lumly
When ‘Lady’ Sandra Abbott discovers that her husband of thirty-five years is having an affair with her best friend she seeks refuge with her estranged, older sister Bif in North London. As a fish out of water, heartbroken Sandra is confronted by her sister's bohemian and irreverent lifestyle but is eventually persuaded to join her community dance class.  In this hilarious and heart-warming romantic comedy, the colourful group of defiant and energetic third-agers show Sandra that retirement is in fact only the beginning, and that divorce might just give her a whole new lease of life and love.  Presented in association with Access Cinema as part of the May Film Tour happening during the Bealtaine festival.
Admission Free

What Is On In The Theatre
Friday 28th June @ 8pm Claire Roche in concert
Friday 21st June @ 8pm Red Hurley in Concert

How to Write A Life: Memoir Writing Course with Sheila Quealy. 8 Weeks €100
commencing on Wednesday 6th February

Monthly Saturday Morning Creative Workshops commencing 26th January.


Backstage Academy Drama Workshops commencing - Wednesday 9th January - 4.30 - 5.30pm (7 - 12 years)

Book Club – Wednesday 30th January @ 7pm – Reading The Milkman by Anna Burns.
Wednesday 27th February @ 7pm – A Ladder to the Sky by John Boyne. 
Wednesday 27th March @ 6.30 pm - Educated, by Tara Westover
Wednesday 24th April @ 7pm - Normal People by Sally Rooney
Wednesday 29th May @ 7pm -The Only Story by Julian Barnes
New members welcome.



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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