Life Long Learning Festival

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Life Long Learning Festival

Date: Apr 4th-9th

Place: St Peter's Cork

Tickets: All Events and Exhibitions Free

St Peter’s is packed to the gills with wonderful talks, exhibtions and events throughout Cork’s Life Long Learning Festival. There is something on every day of the Festival here in the venue so drop by, pick up a programme and get planning your timetable!
Title: Life Long Learning Festival – A Date With Data
When: April 5th and 6th at 1pm each day.
What: St Peter’s Cork is delighted to welcome the team from the Central Statistics Office as they present an interactive talk and workshop on the exciting world of numbers. Meet surprising figures, date data with character and digits to delight in this lovely lunchtime lecture!
Title: Life Long Learning Festival – Learn About Cork’s Church Monuments
When: April 6th at 4pm
What: St Peter’s Cork is delighted to welcome the Genealogist and Cork Decorative Society as they present a fascinating talk on the families and patrons who are memorialised in Cork’s famous church monuments.
Title: Life Long Learning Festival – Cork: A City by the Sea
When: April 7th at 1pm
What: Let our team at St Peter’s Cork take you on a guided tour of our latest exhibition A City by the Sea. Hear about the secret gems of our city’s rich history and learn a thing or two about the history of Cork’s oldest city church!
Title: Life Long Learning Festival – Geneaology Workshop
When: April 8th at 2pm-4pm
What: Meet Cork geneaologist David Ryan as he delivers a great talk and interactive workshop on getting to grips with geneaology! David’s talk will give you the tools to begin work tracing your own family history.
Also as part of the Life Long Learning Festival Programme the Cope Foundation and Photo Legends present a photography exhibition called Out and About in Cork. This exhibition will be open all week and running into the following weeks until 17th April.  The Photo Legends are a group of 9 young people supported by Cope Foundation. They, although from different services namely; Bonnington Training Centre and QDS Hub, have united in their interest and passion for photography and desire to learn more about the medium. The group was formed in November 2016 and meet every Thursday to go on field trips around the city or work on ideas for presenting the photos taken on the trips, in Mayfield’s Community Development Project. The Photo Legends collaborate with tutor Jorge Ruiz Villasante- an established photographer and teacher in Cork. All hope to further progress with knowledge and skills learned to go on to study a QQI in photography and team up with other photography groups in the community. This exhibition forms part of St peter’ Cork Life Long Learning Festival programme.

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All events in our Life Long Learning Festival are free entry and all are very welcome!


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