Arts Centre sets out superb autumn shows

The movie 'Rebecca' will be showing at the Arts Centre during Autumn. (Rebecca)
The movie 'Rebecca' will be showing at the Arts Centre during Autumn. (Rebecca)

The Roe Valley Arts and Cultural Centre, Limavady has a packed programme in store for autumn with “superb art exhibitions, music, film and more”.

Art exhibition highlights include The Past is Another Country, an exhibition of paintings by Eddie O’Kane, running alongside a sculpture installation, Enigma, by Joanna O’Kane from 7 September to 27 October. These are followed by an exhibition of work by rising star local artist Glenda Rolston, whose show The Beauty of Human Frailty runs from 9 November to 29 December, alongside a showcase of student work from the Northern Regional College.

Music kicks off to a grand start with folk maestro Damien O’Kane on Saturday 1 September, 8pm. An acclaimed singer and musician, Damien hails from Coleraine originally and is garnering international acclaim for his beautiful folk songs, most of which are inspired by his local roots. The superb Alan Kelly Gang are joined by Scottish singer Eddi Reader of fairground Attraction fame for a fantastic evening of celtic tunes on Friday 21 September, 8pm, as well as high-energy traditional music provided by At First Light on Friday 12 October, 8pm.

Fancy a great night of theatre? Echo Echo Dance Theatre Company present a unique theatre event The Cove on Friday 5 October, 8pm, whilst the acclaimed Big Telly Theatre Company present a scintillating play fusing witchcraft tales with modern life in The Scarlet Web on Friday 26 October, 8pm. Fans of classic theatre can enjoy the charming comedy Lady Windermere’s Fan by Oscar Wilde on Wednesday 5 December, 8pm. Children and families can enjoy the fantastic Suitcase Circus, described as ‘outstanding’ by Time Out London on Saturday 27 October at 1pm.

You can also feast your eyes on some fabulous cinema care of the Centre’s film programme. Kicking off with Rebecca on 11 September, 7.30pm, don’t miss out on the special film night Silent As The Grave on 16 November, 7.30pm. The evening features classic short silent films including Frankenstein and The Haunted Mansion with live sound effects created in the auditorium, harking back to the golden age of cinema.

There’s plenty of other activities in the packed programme for all ages and whatever your taste! Keep up to date with all the events by signing up to their mailing list - visit www.roevalleyarts.com or contact the team on Tel: 028 7776 0650 to receive the current events guide.