Events

Samhain Term 2019 – 2020

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Sunday 3 November 2019
Early Medieval Celtic Round Towers study day
Canberra

The Irish built many impressive round towers on church sites during the Early Medieval period. We will look at these towers, how and why they were made and used.
Schedule
TBA
Venue
Canberra
Cost
$95 ($65 student/unwaged) – please register in advance
Booklet, lunch and afternoon tea included
To register please click here

Wednesday 6, 13, 20 November 2019
Irish Language Conversation evenings
Sydney

Schedule
6:30 – 8:30 weekly
Venue
Gaelic Cultural Centre, 1/64 Devonshire St, Surry Hills NSW
Cost
$95 ($65 student/unwaged) – please register in advance
Booklet and snacks included
To register please click here

Thursday 7 November 2019
Celtic Poetry Slam
Sydney

Schedule
6:30 – 9:00 weekly
Venue
Gaelic Cultural Centre, 1/64 Devonshire St, Surry Hills NSW
Cost
$35 ($25 student/unwaged) – please register in advance
Snacks included
To register please click here
Celtic Poetry Slam Poster

Saturday 16 November 2019
Irish Language study day
Revesby

Throughout the day we will practice our conversational skills and develop vocabulary.
Schedule
TBA
Venue
Revesby – address will be provided upon registration
Cost
$95 ($65 student/unwaged) – please register in advance
Booklet, morning and afternoon tea included
To register please click here

Saturday 23 November 2019
Harry Potter study day
Revesby

JK Rowling recently revealed that Ravenclaw was the Gaelic house at Hogwarts. The Harry Potter novels and movies have a surprising amount of Celtic influence that we will be taking a look at in this study day.
Schedule
TBA
Venue
Revesby Workers Club, 2B Brett St, Revesby NSW
Cost
$95 ($65 student/unwaged) – please register in advance
Booklet, morning and afternoon tea included
To register please click here

Saturday 30 November 2019
Celtic Art workshop
Penrith

A lavishly illustrated exploration of Celtic art motifs and techniques. Learn the basic design techniques of Celtic knotwork and take home your own piece of original Celtic artwork.
Schedule
TBA
Venue
Penrith Gaels Cultural and Sporting Association, 75 Richmond Road corner Glebe Place, Kingswood NSW
Cost
$95 ($65 student/unwaged) – please register in advance
Booklet, morning and afternoon tea included
To register please click here

Sunday 8 December 2019
Early Medieval Routes Around Scotland study day
Canberra

We will look at two individual trips taken through Scotland: one across land following monks and the other through water following saints.
Schedule
TBA
Venue
Canberra
Cost
$95 ($65 student/unwaged) – please register in advance
Booklet, lunch and afternoon tea included
To register please click here

Sunday 19 January 2020
Celtic Illuminated Manuscripts study day
Canberra

Spend a day looking at early medieval Celtic illuminated manuscripts from the modest to the extravagant.  We will discuss the manuscripts’ makers, their background and decoration and examine photographs of details.
Schedule
TBA
Venue
Canberra
Cost
$95 ($65 student/unwaged) – please register in advance
Booklet, lunch and afternoon tea included
To register please click here

Wednesday 22 January 2020
Early Medieval Sailing Around Scotland seminar
Sydney

Schedule
6:30 – 8:30
Venue
Gaelic Cultural Centre, 1/64 Devonshire St, Surry Hills NSW
Cost
$35 ($25 student/unwaged) – please register in advance
Booklet and snacks included
To register please click here

Wednesday 29 January 2020
Viking Influence on Celtic Countries seminar
Sydney

Schedule
6:30 – 8:30
Venue
Gaelic Cultural Centre, 1/64 Devonshire St, Surry Hills NSW
Cost
$35 ($25 student/unwaged) – please register in advance
Booklet and snacks included
To register please click here

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On very rare occasions, we may have to cancel an event due to circumstances beyond our control.  On such occasions, we will notify all registered participants and arrange a full refund.  If you are unable to attend an event for which you have registered, we will arrange a full refund if you cancel with at least 48 hours’ notice.  If you cancel with less than 48 hours’ notice, we will endeavour to arrange a reduced registration fee for a substitute event.

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