The Armagh Rhymers are an internationally renowned troop of performers who celebrate the ancient Irish folk theatre of the Wren Boys and Mummers who entertained people in their homes across Ireland for centuries. The concept behind each mask originates from a character in a mummer’s play or performance. It is their philosophy that every young person has a right to experience live music, drama and the arts as part of their education. They encourage a high level of participation from the students in drama, music and storytelling. A major focus of their work is to promote tolerance and understanding through education. They put a great emphasis on social engagement, identity and working within a group. Their workshops and performances are designed to cover many aspects of the school curriculum, and they offer an ‘always on’ educational calendar with a new theme every month. They can also tailor projects to cover specific topics. Their performances help the students develop music and arts appreciation, confidence through performance and important social skills.
Please contact any of the following Libraries for more information regarding these workshops:
Leabharlann Phobail Ghaoth Dobhair Tel: 074 9560862
Leabharlann Phobail na Rosann Tel: 074 9522500
Buncrana Community Library Tel: 074 9361941
Carndonagh Community Library Tel: 074 9373701
Please note that the details of events listed above are provided by the relevant Local Authorities.