Get your Culture Fix From Your Couch This June Bank Holiday Weekend

Irish Film

  • IFI: Feature When Women Won: this moving documentary is exclusively available to view on the IFI Player until 31st May. Two years on from the campaign’s victory which led to the Repeal of the Eighth Amendment. Find out more
  • Irish Film London & NB Dance Fitness have teamed up to bring you a free six week film-themed online dance class, every Wednesday @ 6pm. Find out more

Something for the Little Film Fans

  • Into Film presented a recent Mental Health Awareness Week with Feel Good Films. They have compiled a list of films recommended for younger viewers, from family comedies to toe – tapping musicals, offering comfort and plenty to spark the imagination. Available now to stream from home. Find out more
  • Into Film are supporting Black Lives Matter with resources, films & film guides to help children and young people create positive change that is crucial in the fight against racism Find out more

International Film

  • Continuing the international support for Black Lives MatterVIFF has shared films of protest, films of resistance, films of solidarity, diversity and hope. Inviting you to watch and listen, to learn, reflect and respond. Find out more
  • We Are One: A Global Film Festival runs from 29th May – 7th June. The ten day digital festival is co-curated by 21 of the world’s leading film festivals, including Cannes, Berlin and Venice and full details are now available. Find out more

Virtual Arts Experiences

  • UpgradedPoints have compiled an amazing list of the 75 Best Virtual Museum Tours Around the World. Featuring the very best in art, history, science and technology, from world class museums available in the comfort of your home. Find out more
  • Crawford Art Gallery is currently presenting a range of exhibitions, short films, educational videos and creative resources, all available free on their website. Find out moreCrawford Art Gallery’s Secondary School Online Resources pack includes guides on Drawing People, the Zurich Young Portrait Prize Competition, Exhibition Case Studies and a helpful guide to Understanding Visual Language. Find out more
  • West Cork Music have announced that the West Cork Chamber Music Festival and the West Cork Literary Festival will both be streamed online this year. Their latest READ ON activity is giving teenagers the opportunity to learn how to interview writers about their books. Find out more
  • Belfast’s Duncairn Arts Centre will be streaming their popular Virtual Cabaret series this weekend in a festival format! The event will run from 2pm – 11pm on both Friday and Saturday. Find out more
  • The Glucksman in association with Cork Midsummer Festival are delighted to present New Light, a project that brings art outdoors on billboard walks across the city. They have commissioned 8 artists and their poster-based artworks will be displayed in five different routes throughout Cork’s urban centre. Find out more
  •  Sirius Arts Centre in association with Cork Midsummer Festival present the project ‘Day of the Straws’. Developed by artist Marie Brett in collaboration with writer Katie Holly, the project examines how social history surrounding the 1832 Cholera epidemic relates to the current Covid-19 crisis. Find out more