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Culture Night Programme

Local authorities, together with other stakeholders, may provide music performances, exhibitions and tours in museums, galleries, libraries and other venues as part of national Culture Night.

Culture Night

Working with our arts and cultural partners across the county, Culture Night Tipperary presented a broad range of live and online events throughout the breadth of the county. The Tipperary arts office see Culture Night as an opportunity to promote and support local artists, arts and cultural venues, arts professionals and community groups. Through Culture Night this year we endeavoured to highlight and showcase the range of creative work taking place across the county and in doing so, encourage audiences to connect and engage with the arts in their area. We returned to offering support to community and voluntary groups with our open call, which provided funding for such groups to participate in this year’s programme for the first time since 2019, having worked predominantly with the formal arts infrastructure over the past two years. We developed and coordinated a programme which presented 54 events across 15 Tipperary towns and villages, including exhibitions, workshops, street performances, cultural walks and tours, and community events. 
We also welcomed the refocus towards late night activity, and supported organisers and venues in their approach to extended and later events. We saw a number of late-night events taking place including three large scale late night events in Clonmel, produced by the Clonmel Applefest.
A combination of 100 plus arts professionals were involved in the delivery of Culture Night Tipperary 2022.

Culture Night 2022- Open Call


Open Call for organisations interested in hosting events for Culture Night 2022.

What is Culture Night?
Culture Night is an annual event that celebrates culture, creativity and the arts. It will take place on Friday 23rd September, 2022 from 6pm till late with all events FREE to attend.
Arts and cultural organisations open their doors until late with hundreds of free events, tours, talks & performances for you, your family and friends to enjoy.
We are retaining the option to present hybrid programming. As such, venues can choose to present in person events, online events or both in- person and online events.

Please find an Information Sheet and Application Form below.
Closing date for submissions: 12 noon on Tuesday 21st June 2022

Culture Night is brought to you by The Arts Council in partnership with Tipperary County Council.

What is Eligible: 

What types of events could I hold?
Culture night is an opportunity to showcase unique cultural events such as:

  • Exhibitions, classes & workshops
  • Outdoor projections on buildings
  • Multicultural celebrations
  • Cultural trails or treasure hunts
  • Live music and live art
  • Walking tours
  • Events involving primary & secondary schools (please note events must take place after 6pm to be eligible for funding support).
  • Intergenerational events celebrating positive ageing and young people
  • Street performances
  • Film screenings
  • Book readings or storytelling
  • Use cultural venues such as museums, galleries, castles, libraries, heritage and arts centres etc.
  • See what others have done. Log onto to see what happened around the country last year.

Grant Size: €500

Related Information

Culture Night 2021

Celebrate Culture Night in County Tipperary

Culture Night invites everyone, everywhere on one joyful night to discover and celebrate all that our culture is today. Join us in celebrating Culture Night in County Tipperary with a fantastic programme of FREE live and virtual events for all to enjoy.

In line with government guidelines on COVID-19 social distancing measures will be adhered to for physical happenings and performances. Please note due to COVID-19 measures booking for physical events will be a requirement.

Culture Night 2022

Culture Night Flyer 2022

Openness – Discovery – Celebration- Belonging