Events & Exhibitions

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    Throughout 2018
    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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    August
    The Selfie Project: Exhibition by Terry O’Brien

    Our newest art exhibition is a collection of portraits by Terry O’Brien, which will exhibit in our mezzanine gallery for the month of August! Join us for the official launch of the exhibition on August 2nd from 5.30pm. Expect lively conversation, beautiful artwork and enjoy a glass of wine while you take in the exhibition!…

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  • March

    Throughout 2018

    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

    Tuesdays from 16th Jan

    5pm

    Origins of Cork- Evening Lecture Series

    It is with great pleasure that St Peter’s Cork have teamed up with the Department of Archaeology in UCC to deliver a series of animated talks on the history of Cork, entitled The Origins of Cork. We will be hosting a a free lecture every Tuesday evening from 16th January for six weeks. Each evening,…

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  • February

    Feb 1st-Feb7th

    10am-5pm

    Local Parish Exhibition

    Natives of the Marsh just off the North Main Street, artists Pat Horgan and Dennis Johnstone will be displaying their work in St Peter’s Cork from 1st-7th January 2018. Pat has been a regular visitor to St Peter’s since we opened in 2015 and has taken up painting in recent years, after a thirty year…

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  • February 2-28th

    All Day

    Mad About Cork: Photography Exhibition

    St Peter’s Cork is delighted to be working with the wonderful team at Mad About Cork as we host a photography exhibition  on their urban development project work in and around the old town area of Cork city. The exhibition, which takes place here, in St Peter’s,  throughout February, will feature photography from two of…

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  • Feb 15th-3rd March

    10am-5pm

    nArRaTive: A Joe McNicholas Exhibition

    St Peter’s is thrilled to welcome local artist Joe McNicholas to display a new collection of his artwork, “nArRaTive” , here in the Mezzanine Gallery from Feb 15th to 3rd March. This will be the third exhibition in our local art series in the Mezzanine Gallery, and as ever the space is free of charge…

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  • March

    March 6th - 25th

    Venue Opening Hours

    Dear New York: Exhibition

    ‘Dear New York’ is the newest art exhibition in our Mezzanine gallery and is on display throughout the month of March. This is our fourth local art exhibition of 2018. A visual exhibition by Brian Benjamin Dwyer of Madra Mór Productions, this photographic exhibit captures the urban life and colour of New York City. The…

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  • Saturday March 10th

    10am - 3pm

    Dress For Success: Pop-Up Shop

    Join us for this special edition of Dress for Success’ Pop-up Shop here in St. Peter’s Cork on North Main Street. A special event to mark International Women’s Day earlier in the week! About the Pop-Up Shop: Date: Saturday 10th March Time: 10am – 3pm This is a “once-off” sale of unique pre-loved clothing items. Get…

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  • Friday 16th March - Monday 19th March

    All day

    St. Patrick’s Weekend @ St. Peter’s Cork

    We have a super line-up of events for St. Patrick’s Weekend, from history talks to kids storytelling as well as our current heritage and art exhibitions for you to enjoy! Here’s the schedule of events: Friday 16th: 1pm: An Introduction to Genealogy with David Ryan Join local genealogist David Ryan for an introduction into genealogy.…

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  • Monday March 19th - Sunday March 25th

    All week

    Cork Lifelong Learning Festival @ St. Peter’s

    Cork Lifelong Learning Festival 2018 runs from Monday March 19th to Sunday March 25th and is a week full of opportunities to discover new things and try out skills and crafts! Here in St. Peter’s, we have a lovely line-up of free events for the week, with a focus on cork culture and heritage. Tuesday…

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  • Friday 23rd March - Saturday 24th March

    Evening Performances

    Cork Sound Fair

    Cork Sound Fair is a new, non-profit arts and music event kicking off in Cork city in March 2018. The aim of the event is to give local and international artists a platform to showcase experimental sound through installations and live performances. The first event in this series will take place on the 23rd and…

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  • April 3rd - April 28th

    Venue Opening Hours

    Elastic: A Photography Exhibition by Cork Photo Gallery

    We are delighted to host Cork Photo Gallery who will display a wonderful photography exhibition ‘Elastic’ from April 3rd – 28th. Call in to our mezzanine gallery during April to view this new exhibition! Cork Photo Gallery are also holding a special symposium on on April 6th here in St. Peter’s Cork. The symposium focuses…

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  • Wednesday April 4th

    6.30pm

    Cork Conversations: Towards a New Culture of Urbanism

    The National Sculpture Factory and St. Peter’s Cork present the second public talk in the ‘Cork Conversations’ series. Stephen Willacy, Chief City architect in Aarhus, Denmark will present ‘Towards a New Culture of Urbanism’. Join us here in St. Peter’s on Wednesday 4th April at 6.30pm. This is a free event with no booking required.…

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  • April

    Friday April 20th - Saturday April 21st

    Fri: 12pm-8pm, Sat: 10am-6pm

    Irish Designer Sample Sale

    We all love a good sample sale right? Well how about one featuring twelve deadly Irish fashion, jewellery and accessory designers? We are delighted to welcome back Manley & co for a second designer sample sale here in St. Peter’s Cork. The designers will be taking over St. Peter’s with fashion and jewellery stalls, great…

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  • May

    Monday May 7th

    1pm

    Historic Walking Tour of North Main Street

    Historic Waling tour of North Main Street: Step back in time with genealogist and historian David Ryan as he explores North Main Street and it’s laneways at the start of the twentieth century. Starting from St Peter’s Cork, this tour will look at who lived along the street in 1901 and how it has changed…

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  • May 3rd- May 30th

    All day

    The Spell Sundered 2: Photography & Poetry Exhibition

    We are delighted to welcome back J Michael Tynan for his second exhibition here in St. Peter’s Cork. For the month of May, John’s latest photography and poetry exhibition ‘The Spell Sundered 2’ will be displayed in our Mezzanine Gallery. Join us for the official exhibition launch on Thursday May 3rd from 6-8pm, with doors…

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  • June 5th, 6th and 7th

    1pm - 2pm

    Cork Harbour Festival: Lunchtime Lectures

    We are delighted to host a series of three lunchtime lectures for this year’s Cork Harbour Festival! In collaboration with UCC History Department, we bring you three talks on maritime heritage and history by three experts in the field. Each talk begins at 13.10. Arrive early for a creamy coffee in our in-house café and…

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  • June 16th, 18th & 23rd

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    Cork Midsummer Festival @ St.Peter’s Cork

    We’re delighted to be involved in this year’s Cork Midsummer Festival! We are hosting three different arts & culture events here as part of the festival and we also stock festival programmes! If you don’t have a copy of the programme yet, pop in and we’ll sort you out! Here’s the three Midsummer events on…

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  • June

    June 7th - 28th

    Photography Exhibition: Subjective Moments

    ‘Subjective Moments’ is a new photography exhibition displaying in our Mezzanine Gallery for the month of June! Be sure to call in to enjoy this beautiful photography collection. About the Exhibition: Subjective Moments is Tim Bingham’s first solo exhibition. It is a collection of his photography work over the past few years. Tim’s work has…

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  • July

    Cork’s Distilling Legacy: an Exhibition by Jameson

    We are delighted to bring you a new exhibition for Summer 2018. Cork’s Distilling Legacy is a brand new exhibition which offers an insight into one of Ireland’s most fascinating industries. Cork’s Distilling Legacy: This pop-up exhibition shines a light on Cork’s proud history of distilling. Discover the North Mall in 1789, Midleton Distillery in…

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  • July 2018

    An Exhibition of Paintings by Keith Flynn

    Delighted to announce our new art exhibition in the Mezzanine Gallery. This month, we have an exhibition of paintings by artist Keith Flynn. Keith’s collection of colourful and striking pieces are on display here from the 3rd to the 31st of July. Head up to our mezzanine gallery or sip a coffee in our in-house…

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  • August

    The Selfie Project: Exhibition by Terry O’Brien

    Our newest art exhibition is a collection of portraits by Terry O’Brien, which will exhibit in our mezzanine gallery for the month of August! Join us for the official launch of the exhibition on August 2nd from 5.30pm. Expect lively conversation, beautiful artwork and enjoy a glass of wine while you take in the exhibition!…

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  • August 3rd - 6th

    Cork Puppetry Festival @St. Peter’s Cork

    Puppets in St. Peter’s!! The Puppetry Festival hits Cork on August 3rd to August 6th. We are delighted to host some puppetry shows and workshops here over the festival! We even have a display of puppets here for all to see! Check out the schedule of events at St. Peter’s: Friday August 3rd: 11am: Research…

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  • August 22nd - 26th

    Cork Heritage Week!

    We have an exciting line-up of events and activities for Heritage Week 2018 which runs from the 18th – 26th August. This week is a great opportunity to be a tourist in your own city and discover cork culture and history! We have guided walking tours, exhibitions and a street-wide celebration of the 1950s and…

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  • September

    Friday 21st September

    5pm - 9pm

    St. Peter’s Culture Night

    For Culture Night 2018, we have a super line-up of events and activities, join us in celebrating all things cultural! Our theme this year is poetry, call in to us during Culture Night (Friday September 21st) and immerse yourself in poetry @ St. Peter’s for Culture Night 2018! We’ll have psychadelic poetry posters from the…

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  • October

    Trilogy: Art Exhibition by Michael McSwiney

    We are excited to announce the next art exhibition displaying in our Mezzanine Gallery. This month brings a series of paintings to St. Peter’s, the collection ‘Trilogy; by local artist Michael McSwiney. Join us for the launch of ‘Trilogy’ on Thursday October 4th with refreshments and the opportunity to meet the artist himself. The launch…

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  • October 14th

    6pm

    Flipside: From Baroque to Rock

    East Cork Early Music Festival presents ‘Flipside: From Baroque to Rock’, a Sunday evening concert for all to enjoy! This wonderful music is brought to us by Sebastian Adams, composer; Mark Chambers, counter-tenor; Simon MacHale, singer-songwriter; Marja Gaynor, baroque violin; ECEMF String Quartet; Cork Viol Consort. In the atmospheric setting of our historic church, festival…

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  • October

    October

    Urban October @St. Peter’s

    We are happy to announce we have some wonderful events and activities on here for #UrbanOctober! See the schedule below! Hallowe’en Workshop for Children Sunday 14th October, from 1pm. Children aged 7 and up are invited to get ready for Hallowe’en by taking part in a creative workshop! The workshop is facilitated by the ever-inventive…

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  • November 9th - 26th

    Photography Exhibition: Spare the Cutter by Silvio Severino

    Join us for an exhibition of photography collage for the month of November. Cork-based Italian photographer Silvio Severino will be launching his exhibition on Thursday 8th November from 5.30pm. The perfect opportunity to meet the artist and enjoy a creative evening! About the artist: Silvio Severino is a contemporary photographer, collage, and gif artist. He…

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  • November

    10am - 5pm

    Christmas Craft Markets at St. Peter’s

    Christmas is coming to town! And Christmas Markets are coming back to St. Peter’s Cork for a third year running! From November 17th, we will have Saturday Christmas Craft Markets in the run up to Christmas! With a great range of stalls lined-up, from craft ware to baby clothes, handmade pieces and quality local goods,…

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  • November, December

    Visit Santa at St. Peter’s Christmas Markets

    See Santa in his grotto at St. Peter’s Cork Christmas Markets! Search for local handcrafted presents at our Saturday Christmas Markets and bring your little ones to see Santa at his grotto inside St. Peter’s on North Main Street 🙂 The perfect family Christmas shopping day out; gifts, coffee, sweet treats and santa all under…

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  • Friday November 23rd

    5pm

    Green Friday Night Market

    Forget Black Friday….Green is the new Black! Green Friday is an initiative to support and promote local businesses. With such a creative and talented community here in Ireland why not #shoplocal and watch them flourish this Black Friday. Here at St. Peter’s, we have a lovely night market with a whole range of local crafters…

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  • Sunday December 9th

    6pm

    EP Launch: The Howling Hecate

    EP Launch: The Howling Hecate This December, musical duo The Howling Hecate are launching their first EP in our atmospheric venue! The gig kicks off at 6pm until 8pm, with a wine and cheese reception at the Friary. €10 for entry. €6 for the EP. This is an alcohol free, child friendly event. About the…

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St. Peter's Cork
N Main St
Cork, City in the Republic of Ireland H62 DV76

Telephone: (021) 427 8187