Drop in to the Trades Club this weekend

The Trades Club Revival Project kicked off on Friday 10 September at No 2 Castle Street. The opening marked an exciting community-based project which has seen the local community working with one of Ireland’s most promising young artists Seamus Nolan to get the old Trades Club up and running once more.

Visitors are invited to come and see the club functioning as it once did with a comprehensive program of events and social activities taking place in the newly renovated Trades club premises on Castle Street up until Sunday 19th September.

This weekend’s programme:
A small exhibition of documents from the club’s history can be seen daily from 2-6 pm, while evening time sees a diverse range of events taking place.

Fri., 17 September
This evening (Friday) from 7pm Dermot Healy leads a night of readings and music featuring over 20 writers from Inkwell Writer’s Group, Dooneel Writer’s Group and The Glen’s Centre Pig Executive.

Sat., 18 September
2-6pm: Poo promotions present all ages gig between featuring Complaints, Excuses, Hooligan, Setting off sirens, and Monica and the explosions.
9pm: MixMatch, Deep House, Drum ‘n Bass, and Vinyl mix jam.

Sun., 19 September
2-6pm: Craft fair/ Flea Market including guest DJs takes place between 9pm: Lazybird presents, Paul Melia

This exciting series of events marks the beginning of the revival of Sligo Trades Club. It is planned that this vibrant social space will continue to open for selected events on an ongoing basis. People who would like to use the club or to get involved in its management are invited to contact emer.mcgarry@modelart.ie