Events & Exhibitions

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    Throughout 2019
    A City by the Sea

    ‘Cork has been pivotal to the history of Ireland for a thousand years but the city and harbour also have astonishingly strong connections to the history of the wider world. In the medieval age, ships were constantly rolling into the harbour from France, Portugal and Spain. Then came the Tudor explorers en route to the…

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    17 May 2019 - 31 Dec 2019
    Atlas of the Irish Revolution Exhibition

    The Atlas of the Irish Revolution  – from book to screen to exhibition –    The best-selling and award-winning Atlas of the Irish Revolution from Cork University Press is the anchor theme of a new exhibition at St. Peter’s Cork on North Main Street and will take up its residence from May until the end…

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  • March

    Throughout 2019

    All Day

    A City by the Sea

    ‘Cork has been pivotal to the history of Ireland for a thousand years but the city and harbour also have astonishingly strong connections to the history of the wider world. In the medieval age, ships were constantly rolling into the harbour from France, Portugal and Spain. Then came the Tudor explorers en route to the…

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  • January

    Jan-Feb 2019

    5.30pm-6.30pm

    A Prehistory of Cork: Public Talks by Dr William O’Brien UCC

    New Archaeology Lecture Series  Early last year, Dr William O’Brien designed a series of lectures with colleagues from UCC called the Origins of Cork. Last year’s series were hugely popular, and looked at a broad selection of historic periods in Cork. We loved hosting the events here in St Peter’s and we are delighted that…

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  • 12th - 27th January

    Create: The Art of Pregnancy, Birth and Beyond

    Our first art exhibition of 2019 is CREATE: The Art of Pregnancy, Birth & Beyond. This exhibition is a collaboration between the HRB Clinical Network Trial and the INFANT Centre, Cork, two important national research centres. CREATE is a free art exhibition on pregnancy and newborn journeys, the people who make them, and the research that…

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  • February

    Creating Autism Exhibition

    Creating Autism is our February exhibition displaying in our mezzanine gallery! Creating Autism is an exhibition of images and words by Stuart Neilson exploring the processes that shape autistic identity and the portrayal of autism in our shared language, media and public spaces. The exhibition runs from the 3rd -27th February. Launch Evening All are…

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  • Saturday February 23rd

    3pm

    Match Attax Event!

    Join us on Saturday 23rd Feb 2019 3pm – 5pm for a MATCH ATTAX event! Where? St. Peter’s Cork, North Main Street When? 3-5pm, Saturday 23rd February There will be Match Attax game tables set up so players can play against each other for fun. Swap and trade cards at the designated swap stations! There…

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  • March

    March 7-28

    Daily

    SPACES – Art Exhibition

    St Peter’s Cork is delighted to present 3 local artists’ work in our Mezzanine Gallery this month. The Three Sample Artist that have one thing in common: It’s their search and exploration of SPACE as an expression of interest in a two-dimensional approach to concepts, techniques, and other artistry on the surface space of canvas…

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  • March 2019

    Daily

    National Football Exhibition

    St Peter’s Cork is delighted to be working with FAI to host an exhibition on the history of Irish Soccer. The UEFA European Championships are coming to Dublin in 2020 – with four games set to be played at Aviva Stadium! To celebrate, the Football Association of Ireland, Dublin City Council and The Department of…

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  • May

    17 May 2019 - 31 Dec 2019

    Atlas of the Irish Revolution Exhibition

    The Atlas of the Irish Revolution  – from book to screen to exhibition –    The best-selling and award-winning Atlas of the Irish Revolution from Cork University Press is the anchor theme of a new exhibition at St. Peter’s Cork on North Main Street and will take up its residence from May until the end…

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  • 25th May 2019

    3pm

    Fandango Duo – Live Concert

    We are delighted to welcome the Fandango Duo to St Peter’s on Saturday 25th May. Join us for a free concert from these two fine musicians at 3pm! St Peter’s cafe will be serving delicious coffees, sandwiches, teas and cakes on the day, get in early grab some treats and take in some really gorgeous…

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  • June

    June 6-28

    Daily

    Tone and Texture: New Exhibition by Regine Nagle and Regina Glynn

    We are delighted to welcome Regina Glynn and Regine Nagle to exhibit their collection of fabulous artwork here in St Peter’s Mezzanine Gallery.  Access to the exhibition is free and will officially open at 5.30 on 6th June. All are very welcome to attend.   About the Artists and Exhibition: It is Regina’s third exhibition…

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  • July

    Transitions: Art Exhibition

    We are delighted to present this month’s art exhibition, Transitions! For July, the work of local artist Maureen Cahill will be exhibiting in our mezzanine gallery. About the Artist: Maureen Maureen lives along the Wild Atlantic Way, an artist and teacher for the past 35 years. Maureen has passed on her creative flair to her…

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  • August

    1 Aug 2019 - 30th Aug 2019

    5.30 pm

    Guerrilla Wine Tastings St. Peter’s Cork is running a series of short and fun tastings on Fridays during the month of August in conjunction with L’Atitude 51. Beverley Mathews of L’Atitude will pop up in St Peter’s Cork with a selection of her favourite wines in an interactive tasting. Fri August 15th 5.30pm. Wines for…

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  • 1 Aug 2019 - 30th Aug 2019

    Mad About Cork Photography Exhibition

    A City Growing! New photography exhibition in our mezzanine gallery from Cork’s most loved guerrilla volunteer group. Catch it during the month of August.  

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  • 17th August

    Cork Heritage Day Sat 17th August

    Cork Heritage Open Day is a unique event celebrating some of Cork’s most fascinating buildings and our rich heritage. This year, St. Peter’s Cork has developed a special Historic Spine Walking Tour that kicks off at 11.00 am at Elizabeth Fort Gates – Dive into Cork’s past – From its monastic start, to the Vikings and…

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  • 17th August 2019

    Two Can Do Dance Performance

    Two Can Do present their ‘Most Innovative’ award-winning contemporary dance duet this summer on their Irish tour 2019. Catch them at St. Peter’s Cork on Sat the 17th at 10pm or Sun the 18th Aug at 1pm

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  • September

    Upstairs on the Mezzanine

    Oil Paintings & Fiber Art – a joint exhibition by Mary & Stephen Murphy Mary’s art explores the human form in line and form through a variety of media… her interest lies in the experiences that mold our bodies and indeed alter them. The resulting images of people and the play of light over them,…

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  • 20th September 2019

    Afterhours

    Culture Night Friday 20th September

    Wrap up in Culture during our extended opening hours. Grab a glass of wine and hear tales from St. Peter’s!

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  • Saturday 21st September

    All Day

    Pitch’d Circus Arts Festival Takeover at St. Peter’s

    The theme of the 2019 Pitch’d Circus Arts Festival  edition is Exquisite Corpse; a method by which a collection of words or images is collectively assembled to create a new image, text or form. Festivals are a time for artists to come together, share, create and collaborate and Pitch’d Circus Arts festival will see multiple…

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  • Thursday 26th September - Monday 30th September

    Genio’s ‘Facing Change’ Exhibition

    Genio’s  ‘Facing Change’ exhibition comes to St. Peter’s Cork  in September 2019. The exhibition features 10 portraits and 10 short films of people with disabilities, mental health difficulties, dementia and those who have experienced homelessness. Participants include Cork local John Healy and Kerry-natives Mary O’Sullivan and Mark O’Brien. This exhibition marks 10 years of collaboration…

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  • Friday the 27th of September

    7.00

    Speed Tasting with L’Atitude 51

    Beverly from L’Atitude is popping up at St. Peter’s again for a speed tasting with a twist!  How it works: you are thought the basics of how to taste wine and then it’s over to you – you taste 6 wines but you’ll be on the move: a different table, a different wine, different co-tasters.…

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