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”Brigid in Europe” A three-day intercultural festival between Ireland and Italy

January 31 February 5

Brigid’s Eve, January 31st

Venue: Church of San Martino a Mensola, Florence, Tuscany.

With Dr. Niamh Wycherley, Dara Molloy and Grace Wells and music from Irish and Italian artists.

Location: Church of San Martino a Mensola, Florence, Tuscany, Italy

Brigid’s Day – Santa Brigida, Pontassieve, Florence, Tuscany, February 1st.

1pm A Pause for Peace

A tree planting ceremony which will  involve the community of Santa Brigida and the students of the Liceo dei Colli ( secondary school).

An open air evening event to rekindle Brigid’s fire, a candlelit walk with the participation of Irish and Italian scholars, musicians and poets.

Location: Santa Brigida, Pontassieve, Florence, Tuscany

Brigid’s public holiday, 5th February – a pause at Brigid’s well, Kildare on route to Kilbride, Newport, Co. Mayo,  February 5 .

Time : 12 noon a community event involving poets, Ger Reidy and Joan Newmann, students from Newport national school, musicians, environmentalists with the participation of Tuscan scholars, poets and musicians.

Group: Hearthland Creatives

Additional Information: For further information please email [email protected]