There is a tremendous variety of activities on show in our annual Arts Week, which this year runs from Monday 20th to the evening of Sunday 26th. See below for a day-by-day outline.
Monday 20th March
Look Up, Look Forward, Look Out with James Shone 8.30 am (pupils) and 7.00pm (for parents and friends) with James Shone. Venues: BSR in the morning and the Drawing Room in the evening
11.45am: Dancersize, Sports Hall, 11.45 am Form IV
1.20pm: everyone and anyone, including staff.
6.30pm French Theatre for Schools, BSR, I/II/III.
Tuesday 21st March
10.30am : Instituto Cervantes trip for Form IV Spanish pupils.
3pm: Primary Schools Choral Day concert, Chapel (P, I, II).
Emily Archer workshop, Art Centre, Second Form art pupils
6.30pm (Drinks and Dinner); 8.oopm Lecture (VI, V art pupils). Opening of Hector McDonnell exhibition, Whitehall & Lower Argyle.
7pm, Flamenco Dance Workshop, BSR, Fourth Form.
Wednesday 22nd March
8.10am, Art and Social Conscience with Hector McDonnell, Chapel
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday: Second Form Actiontrack drama workshops, BSR, during class-time.
Morning: Art Workshop with Hector McDonnell for Form V and VI, Art Centre
Lunchtime: Speaker’s Corner, Chapel Square
8pm, Guitar Recital with Shane Hennessey, Chapel
Thursday 23rd March
Morning: Poetry Slam with Jasper Bark (pictured) (different times for P, I/IV), Library. [CANCELLED]
Morning: Photographic Workshop with Erin Quinn, Art Centre
VI and V art pupils to exhibitions of Caravaggio at NGI and Lucien Freud at IMMA.
8pm, ‘William Trevor Remembered’, BSR, with Joseph O’Connor and Julian Girdham – talks and readings. Reception in Whitehall for visitors afterwards.
Friday 24th March
Morning: Poetry Slam with Jasper Bark (different times for P, I/IV), Library. [CANCELLED]
7pm, Poetry Slam Competition Final, BSR (P to IV) and performance by Jasper Bark [CANCELLED]
Saturday 25th March
8.15pm, Art Prizes Evening with Mick O’ Dea, president of the Royal Hibernian Academy, BSR.
Sunday 26th March
8pm: Music Recitals and Music Prizes Evening, BSR, with adjudicator Margaret O’Sullivan Farrell.
Activities that will be running through the week
WE ARE UNIQUE – drop into the Science Lab and create your unique handprint for display.
Fifth and Sixth Form art pupils will reconstruct a figurative painting of their choice from their course work which will be photographed and displayed during the week.