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A photograph of a heron in the Glen river

SEPTEMBER 2023

THE GLEN AS A PLACE OF CREATIVE ENCOUNTER

FRIDAY 22 SEPTEMBER 2023

WALK in the Park with Eanna Ní Lamhna

LAUNCH of the new edition of the Glen River Booklet by Éanna Ní Lamhna

OCTOBER 2023

MAPPING THE GLEN WITH SPOON & BLOOM

SUNDAY 29 OCTOBER 2023

Annie Mar and Aaron Ross invite Glen walkers to contribute in the creation of a collaborative mapping of the Glen Park

NOVEMBER 2023

GLEN WATER DAY

SUNDAY 5 NOVEMBER 2023

Slow walk with botanist/herbalist Jo Goodyear

Ordinary Gifts – Water divining and tuning into the waters of the Glen Park with visual artist,  Elinor Rivers

 

FEBRUARY 2024

WORLD  WETLANDS  DAY

SUNDAY 4 FEBRUARY

Ordinary Gifts Participatory Performance exploring Water Rituals and Water Divining (2) with Visual Artist, Elinor Rivers

“An Exploration of the river and its life, through walking, listening, water divining and other sensory activities designed to heighten our awareness of the river as a living entity.”

 

MARCH 2024

WORLD WATER DAY Weekend Events

SATURDAY 23 MARCH – SUNDAY 24 MARCH

12 am – 1 pm

What’s in the Water?

Kick sampling the Glen river Water with Community Water Officer Catherine Seale

Close looking with artist, Kim-Ling Morris

2 – 4 pm

Slow Walk with Ordinary Gifts artist Elinor Rivers

SUNDAY 24 MARCH

11 am – 1pm

A Dog’s Nose View Spoon & Bloom Workshop

Walkers are invited to Experience the park as a dog, resulting in dog inspired maps and portraits.

2pm – 4pm

A Dog’s Nose View Spoon & Bloom Workshop

Walkers are invited to Experience the park as a dog, resulting in dog inspired maps and portraits

 

MAY 2024

SUNDAY 5 MAY

Dawn Chorus with Birdwatch Ireland Cork

 

17- 26 NATIONAL BIO-DIVERSITY WEEK

 

THURSDAY 23 MAY

Rain Gardens and Water Awareness – Our place in the water cycle

Rain Garden Presentation with The Glen community Garden – with Sadhbh Burt Fitgerald from Bí Urban

Open to All

Rain gardens workshop for invited organisations only tbc

 

SUNDAY 26 MAY 

Spoon and Bloom – Bealtaine – Bio-diversity Mapping Workshop 03

SUNDAY 26 May

Ordinary Gifts River Folklore with Jenny Butler

 

JUNE 2024

Early June Tears of the River Ordinary Gifts Elinor Rivers

Late June Walk to the Source Ordinary Gifts Elinor Rivers

 

AUGUST 2024

17th – 24th AUGUST HERITAGE WEEK

Citizen Science River Action More Water Kick Sample Testing and Creative Responses with LAWPro Community Water Officer

Slow Walk – Seasonal River’s edge Botany and foraging with Herbalist, Jo Goodyear

Ordinary Gifts – Water performances and public participation on-site in the Glen , with artist Elinor Rivers

FuaimMna LAUNCH of FuaimMná Poetry Trail  and Ann Dalton  Poetry performance between the bridges

Spoon & Bloom Lughnasa Bio-diversity mapping /workshop 04

Building Rain Gardens with an invited group – please get in touch if you are a community leader who would like to build a garden for you group

 

SEPTEMBER 2024

WORLD RIVERS DAY SUNDAY 22nd SEPTEMBER

SEMINAR/culminating event  at The Glen Resource Centre

Gleann a’ Phuca Public Seminar (title tbc) SHARINGS AND FINDINGS

Water Presentation – Keynote speaker tbc

Presentations and Workshops with Gleann a’ Phúca Artists – Ordinary Gifts and Spoon & Bloom

Presentations from Outreach programme with Young people and Community Groups

Screenings of Spoon and Bloom animation and The Gleann a Phúca Film

Productions, findings and outcomes will be available on www.gleannaphuca.ie

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