Exhibition and Upcoming Events

Exhibition and Upcoming Events

If you have any questions about the exhibition, an upcoming event or anything else happening at HomePlace, get in touch. We’re here to help.

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Creative Zone Christmas Workshops
10 December

Creative Zone Christmas Workshops

Join us in the Creative Zone this festive season for fun and engaging Christmas

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Conversations on Impermanence
10 December

Conversations on Impermanence

As the tectonic plates of our culture, society, politics and climate move and shift,

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Christmas Wreath Making
10 December

Christmas Wreath Making

Join Clive Lyttle from Welig Heritage Crafts at this special time of year to

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One Day Experience
10 December

One Day Experience

Visit Seamus Heaney HomePlace and be welcomed at our Café with a morning tea

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Seamus Heaney Exhibition
Flexible Dates

Seamus Heaney Exhibition

Immerse yourself in the extraordinary world of Seamus Heaney, and explore through his words and

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Room to Rhyme
12 December

Room to Rhyme

Join us for Room to Rhyme! This is our new, weekly half hour session

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Creative Zone Craft and Play
17 December

Creative Zone Craft and Play

Visit us for a range of arts and crafts activities suitable for children up

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Christmas at the HomePlace Hearth
17 December

Christmas at the HomePlace Hearth

  With Anthony Toner, Neil Martin and guests   The festive season just wouldn’t

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Open Ground Guided Experience
28 December

Open Ground Guided Experience

Open Ground is a unique visitor experience centred on five locations.

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Seamus Heaney: Poetry, Conservation & Climate Change with Yvonne Reddick
07 January

Seamus Heaney: Poetry, Conservation & Climate Change with Yvonne Reddick

Seamus Heaney is a poet famous for rooting his work in the landscape that

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The HomePlace Book Club
08 January

The HomePlace Book Club

  With Carol O’Doherty and Patricia Broderick   A story is always better if

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‘Music, Poems and Songs for the Soul’ Returns!
14 January

‘Music, Poems and Songs for the Soul’ Returns!

Following on from the success of their sell-out show in January 2020, that brought

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The Young Adult Book Club
14 January

The Young Adult Book Club

Are you an avid reader? Would you like to discuss your recent reads in

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Starting Your Crime Fiction Novel
28 January

Starting Your Crime Fiction Novel

With James Murphy Ever wanted to write the perfect whodunnit? Come along to this

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So Sing On with Lisa Hannigan
28 January

So Sing On with Lisa Hannigan

In a world of contemporary singer-songwriters, Lisa Hannigan has carved a path all of

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Altan in Concert
03 February

Altan in Concert

‘under no circumstances should they be missed in concert’ The Irish Echo (New York)

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Audrey Magee in Conversation
05 February

Audrey Magee in Conversation

With Emma Warnock One of Ireland’s most acclaimed contemporary writers, Audrey Magee, join us

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Where The Crawdads Sing: Film Screening
11 February

Where The Crawdads Sing: Film Screening

In association with Filmbank Media Abandoned as a girl, Kya raised herself in the

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Jan Morris: Life From Both Sides by Paul Clements
19 February

Jan Morris: Life From Both Sides by Paul Clements

When Jan Morris passed away in 2020, she was considered one of Britain’s best-loved

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Memoir Writing with Jo Egan
25 February

Memoir Writing with Jo Egan

Ever started to write a memoir and suddenly hit a brick wall? How do

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Graeme Macrae Burnet: A Case Study
04 March

Graeme Macrae Burnet: A Case Study

With Jan Carson Born in Kilmarnock, Graeme Macrae Burnet is among the UK’s leading contemporary

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The Trumpet and the King
16 March

The Trumpet and the King

In the late-15th century, John Blanke, a young black musician of exceptional talent left

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Henry Normal
24 March

Henry Normal

‘Bittersweet poetry with a sublimely observant wit’The Guardian Seamus Heaney HomePlace is delighted to

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Hard Rain Soloist Ensemble: Pierrot Lunaire
29 March

Hard Rain Soloist Ensemble: Pierrot Lunaire

Featuring Aoife Miskelly (soprano) and Malachy Frame (baritone) HomePlace is delighted to welcome Hard

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The Singularity of John Banville
01 April

The Singularity of John Banville

With Eamonn Hughes John Banville, the revered Booker Prize-winning author, has returned with the

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An Easter Celebration with The Fews Ensemble and Ciarán Hinds
05 April

An Easter Celebration with The Fews Ensemble and Ciarán Hinds

Performed by Ciarán Hinds, Sharon Carty (mezzo-soprano) and The Fews Ensemble Seamus Heaney HomePlace

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Scullion in Concert
15 April

Scullion in Concert

‘Scullion have always been very adventurous in pushing musical boundaries and continue to this

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An Evening with Irvine Welsh
21 April

An Evening with Irvine Welsh

With Hugh Odling-Smee One of the most blazing talents in contemporary Scottish fiction, Irvine

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Garden Obelisk Workshop
22 April

Garden Obelisk Workshop

Join basket maker and traditional crafts expert Clive Lyttle from Welig Heritage Crafts for

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Writing on Air: Broadcasting Poetry with Alex Alonso, Olivia O’Leary and Ruth McKee
22 April

Writing on Air: Broadcasting Poetry with Alex Alonso, Olivia O’Leary and Ruth McKee

With Alex Alonso, Olivia O’Leary and Ruth McKee Chaired by Paula Shields There has

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Ian  McEwan in Conversation
29 April

Ian McEwan in Conversation

With John Self Ian McEwan is a writer who needs no introduction. Since the

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