Welcome to the page for Cushendun’s Big Arts Weekend 2021. Some of our events are free to watch and are linked to below. Others require you to purchase a ticket and the link will be sent to your email.
For bookings please click below.
Share a Poem
A sharing of poetry, song and prose delivered by a host of local voices. This year our theme is Inspiration and Cheerfulness. Designed to delight and bring a smile to your face.
Premiering at 3 pm on Saturday 1 May 2021 or anytime on deman after.
A Trio of Tunes and Tales
Colin Urwin is a singer, songwriter and storyteller. Influenced mainly by traditional Irish and Scottish music and stories. He has been delighting audiences with his writing, playing, singing and telling tales for over forty years.
Cushendun traditional storyteller Stephen O’Hara came to storytelling via his interest in creative writing, and he tells stories from Irish mythology and folklore. He brings a love of the language, the culture and history of Ireland to all his tales.
Ciarán Mulholland started playing the fiddle from about the age of 11 years old, having found an old 3/4 size fiddle under a bed in his grandmother’s house in Belfast. He plays Scottish and Irish music for céilíthe. Ciarán’s musical passion and artistry is shared by his family, who will join him in this performance.
This trio are set to take us on a mystical journey through the Glens of Antrim and beyond in this spellbinding compilation of tunes and tales.