HOMER BY THE SEA (NI)

HOMER BY THE SEA (NI)

Sat 17th August
Downhill Beach, Derry~Londonderry
outdoor event |

Derry-Londonderry, Overcome! Lughnasa FrielFest

 

Celebrating Brian Friel’s passion for all things Homeric and transposing the story from Greece to Europe’s Western edge the festival presents readings from Homer’s great epic of voyage, shipwreck and homecoming across beaches on the Donegal Wild Atlantic Way and Derry Causeway Coast. The readings’ finale on Rathmullan of the Lough Swilly echo the safe harbour and refuge from shipwreck of John Newton who subsequently composed Amazing Grace as thanks for his safe homecoming.

 

Artists:
Greta Scacchi

 


Booking is essential!

Ticket Price:
£15

DATES & TIMES:
Saturday, 17th August – 5pm

Event Duration: 60 mins

Locations:
Downhill Beach, Northern Ireland