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Did you know that the motto for Skibbereen is What You Seek is Here? Quod Petit Hic Est. This is the inspiration for a community based, family friendly arts event.
On St Johns Eve 23 June 2016 the ringing of the Town Hall bell at 7pm will signal the beginning of something new: a sound procession to animate the town of Skibbereen. People are invited to parade from different assembly points (see map) to the four entrances to the Rock celebrating their journey using everyday materials to announce their presence through colour and sound. Congregating at the top we will share songs, poetry or an offering of any kind. This will be a festive, colorful and memorable occasion evoking a time of refuge and a sense of community inclusion while raising awareness of this area of natural beauty. The event will finish at 9pm with the chiming of the town hall be
Find out more on Monday 13th June at Skibbereen and Community and Family Resource Heron Court premises. Open Door 5pm – 7pm & Public Meeting 7pm – 8pm. We need the people of Skibbereen to come out on this special day as walkers, leaders, sounders, stewards, photographers. Put it in your diary and on Thursday 23 June go to your nearest assembly point. Wear high viz gear if you have it and bring along something to make some noise – pots, pans, homemade and musical instruments.