Celebrate Valentine’s day at The Model this Friday February 14th

Too many things are occurring for even a big heart to hold…
W.B Yeats.

Whether you are looking for inspiration for your romantic missals or a romantic setting for the perfect Valentine date – here at The Model we’ve got your back!

Imagine a stroll hand in hand through our beautiful gallery spaces…… meandering through our brand new (and very exciting!) exhibition A Winter light by world renowned Irish contemporary artist Mark Garry. Linger in The Model café over some mouthwatering morsels whilst soaking up the mellifluous tones of a special Valentine’s Day treat: a classical harpist who will serenade you throughout the afternoon. A special Valentine lunch menu will be on offer between 12.00 and 3.00.

Sligo food festival

Need more romance later in the day? Notte a Venezia, Con Brio’s Valentine’s night concert starts at 8pm. Venetian pianist Alessandro Taverna’s programme will feature delights including Mendelssohn, Ravel, Debussy amongst others – a romantic evening in Sligo not to be missed! Tickets available on the door priced €20pp.

If the object of your desire isn’t within reach, The Model’s bookshop might have the solution! You can curl up in front of the fire watching one our dvds. One of the newest additions to our selection is Johnny Gogan’s movie Black Ice set right here in Sligo. Who needs a valentine anyway? If however you are pining for the love of your life and feeling more creative our selection of beautiful notebooks, jotters and postcards are ideal for composing all those love letters and poems. We also have calendars if you pluck up the courage to ask them out. (Now half price!)

After all this, extend your valentine celebrations with a trip to A Winter Light’s collaborative music project which takes place the following evening, Saturday February 15th, at 8pm. This project will see a group of stunning musicians come together to produce music with Mark Garry at The Model: Oliver Alcorn, Sean Carpio, Eileen Carpio, Nina Hynes, Cillian Murphy, Padraig Murphy and Robert Stilman come together with Mark Garry and acclaimed French producer and engineer Fabien Leseure. And yes you did read it right- Cillian Murphy! Tickets are selling like hot cakes so so get yours today and don’t say we didn’t warn you! Book Now.

See, The Model has it all this Friday February 14th! Whether your Valentine’s Day has been a success or a failure we’ve got something for you!