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1st Mar 2020
to 31st Dec 2020

Age Range
All ages

Blue Raincoat Theatre "The Flight of Diarmuid and Grainne"

The Flight of Diarmuid and Grainne will involve the creation of a large-scale bas-relief sand sculpture/drawing themed on the mythological flight of Diarmuid and Grainne, from the armies and reach of the ageing king Fionn MacCumhaill. The drawing will be created in a unique arts participatory project involving eight professional artists and 80 people drawn from the community of north Sligo. The art piece – drawn, combed and bas-relief – will be constructed from the natural tidal sand on the beach, by community group members and volunteers in co-operation with up to eight professional artists, across a large uninterrupted area of the isolated Cliffoney Beach in north Sligo. As the drawing will be created over the course of a full day between low and high tides, it will involve a significant social gathering and occasion for families and community groups taking part, bringing the entire community together in an arts/landscape participatory project.

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