Cultural Companions in King House with Brian Leyden

The next Cultural Companions event in King house will feature Brian Leyden on Wednesday October 18th at 2pm.

Brian Leyden lives in County Sligo. He is the author of The Home Place, Sweet Old World: New and Selected Stories, Summer of ’63 and his soon to be published new novel ‘Love These Days’.

His work for radio includes the documentaries, No Meadows in Manhattan, Even the Walls Were Sweatin’ and An Irish Station Mass.

His highly popular writing workshops have been running at the Hawk’s Well Theatre for years. Brian co-wrote the feature film, Black Ice, which has been acquired by Netflix. He also scripted, The Sheemore Ambush video for the Decade of Commemorations, and the Famine Attic Memorial audio installation for the Workhouse, Carrick-on-Shannon.

His work for the stage includes, Old Flames and Remember Me. Bernard MacLaverty has described his work as ‘life remembered with precision and love’.

Tickets priced €5 are available by calling 087 1444739.

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