News and upcoming events

Creative Places Baltinglass offers a wide range of arts and creative experiences, events and activities, all underpinned by the principles of socially engaged arts practice and community development

News and Events list below ↓

Group activities - arts for kids in Baltinglass
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Upcoming Events

2024 Artist in Residence in the Respond Rathcoran Housing Estate Programme

Rathcoran Artist in Residence Programme announced

June 22, 2024

2024 Artist in Residence in the Respond Rathcoran Housing Estate Programme

Officially launched in Rathcoran Estate, Year Two features artists residencies, Seed Funding Award, Artist Capacity Building, and more

Launch of Year Two of Creative Places Baltinglass Programme

June 30, 2024

Rathcoran Estate, Baltinglass

Officially launched in Rathcoran Estate, Year Two features artists residencies, Seed Funding Award, Artist Capacity Building, and more

Past Events

A morning gathering for West Wicklow artists, musicians & creative practitioners to connect with others, and receive information about Creative Places Baltinglass and the latest funding callouts.

Artist Coffee Morning

April 21, 2023

Germaine's, Baltinglass

A morning gathering for West Wicklow artists, musicians & creative practitioners to connect with others, and receive information about Creative Places Baltinglass and the latest funding callouts.

A follow on session to support applications to Creative Places Baltinglass Seed Funding

Seed Funding Application Development Clinic

May 10, 2023

Germaine's, Baltinglass

A follow on session to support applications to Creative Places Baltinglass Seed Funding

To mark Biodiversity Week, Wicklow County Council has announced a countywide programme

The Barn Owl in Wicklow: 2022-23, The story so far

May 23, 2023

Baltinglass Library

To mark Biodiversity Week, Wicklow County Council has announced a countywide programme

Join local band Jazz Token for regular jazz and blues nights in Horan's Pub, Baltinglass.

Jazz & Blues Nights with Jazz Token

May 29, 2023

Horan's Pub, Baltinglass

Join local band Jazz Token for regular jazz and blues nights in Horan's Pub, Baltinglass.

Creative Places Baltinglass invites applications under the 2023 Seed Funding Scheme.

Seed Funding Scheme 2023

June 2, 2023

Online

Creative Places Baltinglass invites applications under the 2023 Seed Funding Scheme.

The annual celebration of arts and culture for children and young people is taking place on Saturday, 10th June 2023.

Cruinnú na nÓg returns to Baltinglass

June 10, 2023

Tearmann Community Garden, Baltinglass

The annual celebration of arts and culture for children and young people is taking place on Saturday, 10th June 2023.

Do you like to sing and want to connect through music?

Baltinglass Sings

June 28, 2023

The Lalor Centre, Baltinglass

Do you like to sing and want to connect through music?

This Residency will include six concerts at Baltinglass Community Hospital.

Mobile Music Machine Artist in Residence

September 30, 2023

Baltinglass Community Hospital

This Residency will include six concerts at Baltinglass Community Hospital.

Way With Words returns on Friday 13th and Saturday 14th October in Blessington Library

Way With Words Literature Festival

October 14, 2023

Blessington Library

Way With Words returns on Friday 13th and Saturday 14th October in Blessington Library

Join Wicklow Artist Salon for the final event in the 2023 series.

Wicklow Artist Salon: Influences

November 4, 2023

Killruddery House

Join Wicklow Artist Salon for the final event in the 2023 series.

A a two-day programme to celebrate political activist Jennie Wyse Power

Commemoration Programme for Jennie Wyse Power

November 17, 2023

Various Locations

A a two-day programme to celebrate political activist Jennie Wyse Power

This scheme was designed for Baltinglass and West Wicklow artists who wish to develop their socially engaged practice or work with communities

Coaching and Mentoring for Baltinglass & West Wicklow Artists 2023

November 30, 2023

This scheme was designed for Baltinglass and West Wicklow artists who wish to develop their socially engaged practice or work with communities

This session will provide a practical guide to making funding applications offered by Wicklow Arts Office

Funding Clinic for Artists from Baltinglass & West Wicklow

December 1, 2023

Main Street Baltinglass W91 X3YF Co Wicklow

This session will provide a practical guide to making funding applications offered by Wicklow Arts Office

Six Baltinglass artists have been awarded Seed Funding for the development and delivery of their creative projects

Seed Funding Scheme 2023 – Awardees announced!

December 31, 2023

Baltinglass various locations

Six Baltinglass artists have been awarded Seed Funding for the development and delivery of their creative projects

Artists’ Gathering and the 2024 Seed Funding Scheme Clinic for Baltinglass and West Wicklow Artists

Baltinglass Artists’ Gathering

March 11, 2024

Horans Bar & Restaurant Main Street Baltinglass W91 X3YF Wicklow

Artists’ Gathering and the 2024 Seed Funding Scheme Clinic for Baltinglass and West Wicklow Artists

An afternoon of great music, performance and storytelling to mark the St Patrick's Day weekend.

Sitting Room Session no 3

March 15, 2024

Lalor Centre and Baltinglass Community Hospital

An afternoon of great music, performance and storytelling to mark the St Patrick's Day weekend.

Creative Places Baltinglass along with Mark Caplice invite you to a fantastic night of music and song featuring three exciting artists

Sitting Room Session No. 4

April 28, 2024

Stratford Lodge, Church Lane, Baltinglass

Creative Places Baltinglass along with Mark Caplice invite you to a fantastic night of music and song featuring three exciting artists

An afternoon of dancing and music for Baltinglass senior citizens as part of the Bealtaine Festival.

Bealtaine Tea Dance

May 8, 2024

Germaine's, Baltinglass

An afternoon of dancing and music for Baltinglass senior citizens as part of the Bealtaine Festival.

Community Planting & Street Feast Festival Day at Rathcoran Housing estate

Rathcoran Community Planting & Street Feast

May 25, 2024

Outdoors at Rathcoran Housing Estate

Community Planting & Street Feast Festival Day at Rathcoran Housing estate

A painter mixes colours photo by alicia zinn from PexelsStorytelling time at Cruinniu in BaltinglassPhoto from My Future Baltinglass event 2022

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