CORK TRAVELLER PRIDE WEEK PROGRAM 2018
Cork Traveller Pride runs from 5th- 16th of June this year and aims to celebrate Traveller culture and ethnicity as well as highlighting issues affecting the community.
Open public events- All Welcome
Tuesday 5th June, 2.30pm- Launch of Cork Traveller Pride Week 2018 – Official launch and presentation of ‘Cork Travellers’ Flag to Cork City Hall –Millenium hall, Cork city hall
The Cork Travellers flag will be flown on top of Cork city hall during Traveller Pride Week 2018.
Flag development supported by the Glucksman art Gallery
Wednesday 6th June, 11am- The ‘Seven Casey sisters’ genealogy project - Talk on Traveller genealogy project by Farranree Traveller Women’s group and family portraits project by the TVG young girls’ group- Cork Public Museum, Fitzgerald park
Saturday 9th June 7pm: Free cinema event: Double bill with the short film Time Traveller and documentary Unsettled From Tinker to Traveller celebrating and exploring aspects of Traveller life and a short introductory talk how Travellers have been represented on the big screen by Noelle Mann, of Traveller Voice magazine. All welcome (over 12s). Triskel Christchurch Cinema, Tobin Street Cork .
Supported by Cork Traveller Women’s Network and the Triskel Arts Centre.
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Saturday 16th June, 1-5pm, Traveller Living History Project at the Celebrating World music and Cultures of Cork festival. Family fun day in the park – with a traditional Traveller camp, tinsmithing and live outdoor music by Thomas McCarthy. Toraig on the Tobar the Traveller culture exhibit will also be open in Cork Public Museum and will unveil new signage celebrating the Traveller ethnic recognition. Fitzgerald park In conjunction with Cork Intercultural Dialogue Network
Thursday 7th June, 11-12, - Healthy Minds Workshop on Stress - Traveller Visibility Group (TVG), 25 Lower John street, Cork
Friday 8th June, 10.30-11.30- “Small Tall Tales” children’s book launch - launch of an original collection of poems and stories produced by the children of TVG Goras Community childcare in collaboration with the Beag project. This is an internal event by invite only and promises to ignite a spark of creativity to all who attend.