Naas Community Library W91 A997

Harbour View, Naas West, Naas, Co. Kildare, Ireland

Culture Night, the ultimate stop on our 2023 Expedition, brings us to Naas Harbour on the Grand Canal. Come and see the Mayfly or join us  with local artist Marta Golubowska and Indian Irish musicians Anne Tanvir and Maninder Singh at Naas Community Library for an evening of workshops, debate, film and music.




8 pm

Projection of the film WINTER ON THE WATER a documentary made by Cleary Connolly with the artist Marta Golubowska, looking at her family life living on a canal boat at Robertstown in County Kildare and in particular at the challenges of living on the water in wintertime.

7:30 pm

7 pm

Workshop for children (8+) and adults with ceramics artist Marta Golubowska.

4 pm

MEET THE INVERTEBRATES - our scientific collaborators show you some of the little creatures that live in our waterways and talk to you about endangered species, invasive species and other problems facing fresh water environments.

9 pm

Anna Tanvir & Maninder Singh perform their own compositions and folk songs from around the world in many different languages. Their program is a soul-stirring musical journey from India across Europe, to Ireland, praising the beauty of nature and the wonder of the natural world.

Ceramics by Marta Golubowska

Meet Anne & Denis who talk about their two year solar journey on the island’s waterways, show you their studies and observations of nature and tell of their encounters with artists, activists and scientists who explore with them the problems and promises of the freshwater environment.