| Community Arts, Exhibition, Film, Music

Culture Night 2022 At The RCC

Friday September 23, 2022
Culture Night 16 9
Show Date & Time:
Friday September 23, 6:00pm
Ticket Price:

Admission Free

Dumbworld Gallery Takeover  Pop-up Exhibition

RCC Gallery 1

6pm – 10pm

Dumbworld is an artist-led creative production company founded by composer Brian Irvine and director John McIllduff. They make work that is found at the intersection of music, image and words including film, opera, documentary and animation.

Join them in RCC Gallery 1 for the premiere of ‘Topography of Love’, an animated video-game opera experience and street opera projections ‘Two Angels’ and ‘Drive By Shooting’.

A New Topography of Love is an animated video-game opera experience played on a bespoke arcade console. It tells the tale of the earth-ravaged by waste and excess and almost too late to save-but the animals that remain become our teachers, reminding us of the essence of living and that there is nothing more important than our voice. The piece plays out across three interactive levels, all with one goal in common – to spread the love.

Exhibition Opening Mary Toland – Custodians

6pm – 8pm

RCC Foyer

Mary Toland is inspired by the many wonderful characters and vistas of her locale, her portraits, landscapes and fabric work embody the spirit of North Donegal. This collection of portraits is based on recognising ordinary people who are “Custodians” in one form or other.

It is the unique character of the landscape and people of Donegal that inspire her work. Nestled in this elemental landscape are small communities of hill farmers, fishermen, musicians, visual artists, poets & dreamers.

Born and brought up in Clonmany, Inishowen, Mary has lived on Arranmore Island and now lives and works In Gortahork. Surrounded by the Derryveagh Mountains and facing the wild atlantic coast and Islands, this elemental landscape and its people are the primary inspiration for her work.

The Letterkenny Social

RCC Auditorium

8pm – late

An eclectic evening of live music from a selection of Donegal’s finest musicians. Featuring Shindig House Band, George Houston, Mike The Martian, Jambi and Slothman. Standing event with limited seating. Booking not necessary.

Drive-in Cinema Workshop for Kids

RCC Workshop 1

6pm – 8pm

Build your very own car from a cardboard box and art materials with our facilitators and settle in to watch a movie at our pop-up drive-in cinema. Children must be accompanied by an adult. BYOB, Bring your own box!

Donegal Youth Orchestra Open Rehearsal

RCC Workshop 3

6pm – 8pm

Experience the sounds of a full orchestra  at an open rehearsal under the baton of conductor & composer Vincent Kennedy,


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Box Office

The main box office for RCC concerts and events is located at An Grianán Theatre, Port Road, Letterkenny Tel: (074) 912 0777


You can book online for most of our events. Just click on the Book Online link for your chosen event and follow the instructions.

In Person

Call into An Grianán Theatre Box Office during opening hours: Monday to Friday 9.30am to 3.30pm.
Closed Saturdays, Sundays and Bank Holidays.

There is a €1 booking fee per ticket. These booking fees are non-refundable and cannot be exchanged for credit.

We offer concessionary rate to students, over 65s, under 18s, unemployed and registered disabled. Current ID is essential to avail of these concessions. Concessions may not be available for some shows.

By Phone

Call An Grianán Theatre Box Office on Tel (074) 912 0777 (Dial 1 for Box Office).
Monday to Friday 9.30am to 3.30pm.
Closed Saturdays, Sundays and Bank Holidays.

VISA, Mastercard and Laser cards are accepted.

There is a €1 booking fee per ticket. These booking fees are non-refundable and cannot be exchanged for credit.

E Tickets

We are now using electronic tickets. When you book you will be emailed a link to an electronic ticket. This can be presented on your phone for scanning on arrival at the venue. Alternately you can choose to download and print your ticket at home. Just be sure to have the QR code clearly visible for scanning



Terms & Conditions

  1. Latecomers may only be admitted until a suitable break in the performance at the discretion of management.
  2. Management reserves the right to refuse admission.
  3. Use of flash photography and recording equipment is not permitted. 
  4. Management reserves the right to make essential changes to the cast or programme without prior notice.
  5. Management reserves the right to cancel any performance without prior notice. In this event tickets may be exchanged or refunded to the face value only from the original point of sale.
  6. Ticket holders enter the venue at their own risk and assume all responsibility for their property.
  7. Food may not be consumed in the auditorium.
  8. For safety reasons, buggies or carrycots are not permitted in the auditorium..


We strongly advise allowing ample time to find a parking space and to be mindful that traffic can be extremely heavy in Letterkenny particularly on Thursday and Friday evenings and weekends.

Our car park is located to the rear of An Grianán Theatre and has room for approximately 70 cars. It is free of charge.

After 6pm there is no parking fee for using the main street.


The Regional Cultural Centre is dedicated to being accessible to all members of the community. We very much welcome bookings from people with disabilities, both from individuals and groups. Please let us know about your requirements at the time of booking.