Culture Night 2023

Friday 22nd Sept, 5pm – 9pm, Nano Nagle Place


We’re delighted to be a part of Culture Night 2023! We’ll be open until 9pm with an amazing line-up of events:

  • Free entry to Nano Nagle Place’s award-winning museum from 5pm til 9pm.
  • Harpist, Ruth McDonnel will play harp in our museum throughout the evening.
  • Heritage Lecture Theatre, Hippocampus, art exhibition by William Crowley. William called to mind the poverty he witnessed in his own lifetime, and in particular the plight of the poor in Cork in the late 80s.  

  • 5.30pm – 6.15pm, Heritage Lecture Theatre: Michael O’Donovan talks about his memories of the South Parish from the 70’s, 80’s and 90’s in our
  • 6.00pm – 8.00pm, Nano’s Parlour: Pay a visit to Nano’s Parlour and meet Nano Nagle herself! Try on 18th Century costumes and learn all about Nano Nagle’s inspirational life in her own words!
  • 6.30pm – 7.30pm, Heritage Lecture Theatre & Secret Garden: Cork Migrant Centre x Sauti Studios will facilitate a mini music workshop with young people sharing their voices through music and spoken word
  • 7.30pm – 8.30pm, Heritage Lecture Theatre: “The Outfit” are a group of friends who began music sessions over Covid. They will perform a concert of original songs plus some of your favourite covers accompanied by guitars, violin, harmonicas and ukulele.
  • 8.00pm – 9.00pm, Conference Space: Cork Environmental Forum presents Fishing for Dreams, an interactive performance devised by Performer & Architect Carolina Erika Santos. Every day the river Lee shows us how beautiful natural life is. Members of the audience will be invited to join in pinning their dreams, of a more sustainable city, to a line attached to the River “Fishing for Dreams”.

All events on Culture Night in Nano Nagle Place are FREE and no registration is required.

Also at 2pm on the 22nd September, be sure to check out This House A Home, a community-centric, audio performance through Cork Opera House interrogating who gets to call the Opera House a home, and why some people get to feel more “at home” in cultural spaces than others. Please bring your own smartphone and headphones to experience this audio performance.

This project was created by UCC and Cork Opera House by Angela O’Callaghan in collaboration with participants in The Lantern Community Project.

Book your tickets for This House a Home here:


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