Sunday, 27 November 2011
School project 2009
As part of the Cork Harbour Project – Beyond the Myths 2008 John McHarg & Ned Cotter ran a series of school-workshops titled ‘Rocky Shore Harbour Project’ with the Windy Lane Puppet Theatre, Youghal, Co. Cork.
‘Rocky Shore Harbour Project’
Sirius Arts Centre
24th February 10.30am – 12.30pm 2009
As part of the ‘Cork Harbour Project – Beyond the Myths’ John McHarg, Ned Cotter, Vanessa O’Loughlin & Birgit O’Driscoll ran a series of school-workshops with the Windy Lane Puppeteers: Sarah Jennings, Christy O’Keeffe, Paddy O’Sullivan, Billy Flynn & Laurence Fitzgerald (based in Youghal).
They shared their expertise and skills with primary school children to foster an appreciation for their local environment through a series of visits to local beaches, hosted by Naturalist Jim Wilson, and art workshops exploring the art of puppetry. Working in three different schools from the harbour area; 4th class students from Rushbrooke National School in Cobh; 5th and 6th class students from Aghada N.S. in Aghada; and 5th and 6th class students from South Abbey N.S. in Youghal the children will present the results from these workshops at a private showing in the Sirius Arts Centre on Tuesday 24th February between 10.30am and 12.30pm.