We recommence our series of monthly Open Mic Night's and kick off the new decade with one of the biggest names in the literary world of children's books and storytelling on this island, Liz Weir.
Liz Weir is a County Antrim based storyteller with an international reputation. She has performed on five continents, sharing her tales with audiences of all ages and is currently Storyteller in Residence for Libraries NI. Liz has written 27 books for children and is currently working on a memoir looking back on her long career as a librarian and storyteller.
We also celebrate our Scottish roots on 31st January and give a nod to the bard Robbie Burns. (good name for a bridge) and open our doors to all musicians, writers,poets,singers + more projected humour from 8pm onwards. Bring your own tipple,£5 entry and a chance to shine on stage for 5mins. Co Armagh's best!
Tickets to see IMPACT (Extended production) this coming June 2020 in Marketplace Studio Theatre.
After a sold out run in Abbey Lane Theatre of the story of Armagh's train disaster in 1889 and in response to continued requests to see this Armagh Theatre Group production, we are delighted to announce tickets are now on sale at Box Office, MarketPlace Theatre Armagh 0283752 1821
To all our loyal supporters and friends may we wish you a peaceful, joyous and dramatic Christmas and hoping 2020
is not just a sign for good vision but a year when we open our eyes to all life's blessings. Happy New Year!
Go back in time for a few hours on the 29th Nov and be entertained in Georgian style at our world famous Open Mic Night.
Guests and contributors are encouraged to dress up. Don a wig, plaster on make up and lipstick. Pull on a pair of knee length stockings over your shapely calfs
and wiggle your toes into raised buckled shoes. Ladies can do something similar!.
Prizes for the best dressed Lady and Gentleman and a guarenteed great night's entertainment with complementary glass of punch/wine/coffee/tea and nibbles.
This is the last Open Mic for 2019 so a big crowd is expected - doors open before 8pm and show starts 8.30pm to finish.
Anesu Mtowa is a 16yr old poet born in N.Ireland to a South African mother. Her poetry focuses heavily on the complex identity and unique perspective of someone born to a different nationality and culture to their parent. Feminity, race and hertiage are topics that she explores through her writing
. It's a great boost to Abbey Lane to have Anesu's appear on our stage. Her undoubted young talent will see her go far in the writing world. So once again treat yourselves to an evening of vibriant poetry, amazing songwriting and wonderful stories 'At the best Open Mic in Armagh' Abbey Lane Theatre 8pm Friday 25th.