SAMHAIN FESTIVAL 2023: Children's Halloween Tour - VISUAL

VISUAL Centre for Contemporary Art &
The George Bernard Shaw Theatre

Samhain Festival 2023: Children's Halloween Tour

Take a terrifying tour of Irish Hallowe'en rituals with comedic storyteller and folklorist Hugh Cooney for kids and adults alike

Sunday 29th October 2023

2.15pm, 3pm, 3.45pm, 4.30pm, 5.15pm

Admission: €6

Book Tickets

BEWARE! this tour will be spooky, it will be scary, you MUST BE BRAVE!!!

Join Hugh Cooney and guests for a spooky tour for all ages. Pass through the portal of Samhain from this world into the other world. On this trip to various sites on VISUAL and Carlow College grounds, you will meet strange characters all with a story to tell. Make sure you are well disguised.... or you may not return.

Hugh Cooney is a comedic storyteller and folklorist who has performed at numerous festivals including Glastonbury and Ireland's St. Patricks Day Festival. Hugh is an artist who weaves Irish traditional practices into his multimedia performances. With this work we are invited to look at our own traditions and rituals, which Hugh reveals as hidden in plain sight.

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