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20th October 2021, 11:00 - 12:00

2021-10-20

Talking Art Online

The Irish Museum of Modern Art (IMMA), in collaboration with the Department of Rural and Community Development, wishes to connect with groups or individuals in rural areas to participate in the free Programme of ‘Talking Art Online’ for adults.

People from all over Ireland are invited to join us for this free online art experience via their local Broadband Connection Point.

The programme will take a closer look at selected artworks from the IMMA Collection and discuss IMMA exhibitions with our Visitor Engagement Team online. The programme is very conversation based and no previous experience is required. Selected Art works will be shown on screen and the group will be prompted to take a closer look and respond to the themes discussed in the art works. The programme offers an easy entry point to a variety of other free online programmes available at IMMA.

The session will be led virtually through Zoom. Participants should have access to a computer, smart phone, or tablet with a camera. Internet connectivity will be provided at your local Broadband Connection Point.
These free sessions are exclusive to participants attending from a BCP.
Booking is essential and places are offered on a first come first served basis.

Booking

27th October 2021, 11:00 - 12:00

2021-10-27

Talking Art Online

The Irish Museum of Modern Art (IMMA), in collaboration with the Department of Rural and Community Development, wishes to connect with groups or individuals in rural areas to participate in the free Programme of ‘Talking Art Online’ for adults.

People from all over Ireland are invited to join us for this free online art experience via their local Broadband Connection Point.

The programme will take a closer look at selected artworks from the IMMA Collection and discuss IMMA exhibitions with our Visitor Engagement Team online. The programme is very conversation based and no previous experience is required. Selected Art works will be shown on screen and the group will be prompted to take a closer look and respond to the themes discussed in the art works. The programme offers an easy entry point to a variety of other free online programmes available at IMMA.

The session will be led virtually through Zoom. Participants should have access to a computer, smart phone, or tablet with a camera. Internet connectivity will be provided at your local Broadband Connection Point.
These free sessions are exclusive to participants attending from a BCP.
Booking is essential and places are offered on a first come first served basis.

Booking

1st November 2021, 19:00 - 21:00

2021-11-01

Free Online Painting Classes

Come along and learn how to paint with Wexford artist Oonagh Latchford!

Over the next few weeks, Oonagh will conduct online painting classes, during which you will explore with her all the basics of how to paint with acrylics. Each week, Oonagh will approach a different topic, and teach you the basics. This will include colour mixing, still life composition, portraits, landscape, and many more techniques.
Oonagh will also share her ongoing works during a virtual visit of her studio.

Adult classes (participants need to be 15yo+).
No previous painting experience is needed.
Participants are asked to bring their own materials.

Online Painting Class Booking

3rd November 2021, 11:00 - 12:00

2021-11-03

Talking Art Online

The Irish Museum of Modern Art (IMMA), in collaboration with the Department of Rural and Community Development, wishes to connect with groups or individuals in rural areas to participate in the free Programme of ‘Talking Art Online’ for adults.

This free programme aims to provide people with poor or no internet connection with the opportunity to take part in online artistic and cultural programmes through the free connectivity offered at their local Broadband Connection Point (BCP).

People from all over Ireland are invited to join us for this free online art experience via their local Broadband Connection Point.

The programme will take a closer look at selected artworks from the IMMA Collection and discuss IMMA exhibitions with our Visitor Engagement Team online. The programme is very conversation based and no previous experience is required. Selected Art works will be shown on screen and the group will be prompted to take a closer look and respond to the themes discussed in the art works. The programme offers an easy entry point to a variety of other free online programmes available at IMMA.

Each session is unique, so participants can take part in multiple sessions until the end of the year.

Participants wishing to take part must attend the session from a BCP.

The session will be led virtually through Zoom. Participants should have access to a computer, smart phone, or tablet with a camera. Internet connectivity will be provided at your local Broadband Connection Point.

These free sessions are exclusive to participants attending from a BCP.

Booking is essential and places are offered on a first come first served basis.

Booking

8th November 2021, 19:00 - 21:00

2021-11-08

Free Online Painting Classes

Come along and learn how to paint with Wexford artist Oonagh Latchford.

Over the next few weeks, Oonagh will conduct online painting classes, during which you will explore with her all the basics of how to paint with acrylics. Each week, Oonagh will approach a different topic, and teach you the basics. This will include colour mixing, still life composition, portraits, landscape, and many more techniques.
Oonagh will also share her ongoing works during a virtual visit of her studio.

Adult classes (participants need to be 15yo+).
No previous painting experience is needed.
Participants are asked to bring their own materials.

Online Painting Class Booking

9th November 2021, 12:30 - 14:30

2021-11-09

Remote Working Workshop - Starter Class

The Remote Working Training is focused on the training of administrators in Broadband Connection Points (BCPs) and Community Hubs, facilitating remote working in line with government policy. Ludgate has been appointed by the Department of Rural and Community Development to provide virtual training and supports to BCP’s and Community Hubs in Ireland.

The aim of this training to provide the learner with structured learning opportunities leading to the development of a foundation or intermediate level knowledge, skill and competence in the development of a broadband connection point (BCP) and Community Hub.

The training programme will be delivered virtually via zoom and is free of charge.

The Starter class is aimed for those considering starting a BCP or Community Hub

Starter Class Sign up Link

10th November 2021, 11:00 - 12:00

2021-11-10

Talking Art Online

The Irish Museum of Modern Art (IMMA), in collaboration with the Department of Rural and Community Development, wishes to connect with groups or individuals in rural areas to participate in the free Programme of ‘Talking Art Online’ for adults.

This free programme aims to provide people with poor or no internet connection with the opportunity to take part in online artistic and cultural programmes through the free connectivity offered at their local Broadband Connection Point (BCP).

People from all over Ireland are invited to join us for this free online art experience via their local Broadband Connection Point.

The programme will take a closer look at selected artworks from the IMMA Collection and discuss IMMA exhibitions with our Visitor Engagement Team online. The programme is very conversation based and no previous experience is required. Selected Art works will be shown on screen and the group will be prompted to take a closer look and respond to the themes discussed in the art works. The programme offers an easy entry point to a variety of other free online programmes available at IMMA.

Each session is unique, so participants can take part in multiple sessions until the end of the year.

Participants wishing to take part must attend the session from a BCP.

The session will be led virtually through Zoom. Participants should have access to a computer, smart phone, or tablet with a camera. Internet connectivity will be provided at your local Broadband Connection Point.

These free sessions are exclusive to participants attending from a BCP.

Booking is essential and places are offered on a first come first served basis.

Booking

15th November 2021, 19:00 - 21:00

2021-11-15

Free Online Painting Classes

Come along and learn how to paint with Wexford artist Oonagh Latchford.

Over the next few weeks, Oonagh will conduct online painting classes, during which you will explore with her all the basics of how to paint with acrylics. Each week, Oonagh will approach a different topic, and teach you the basics. This will include colour mixing, still life composition, portraits, landscape, and many more techniques.
Oonagh will also share her ongoing works during a virtual visit of her studio.

Adult classes (participants need to be 15yo+).
No previous painting experience is needed.
Participants are asked to bring their own materials.

Online Painting Class Booking

16th November 2021, 18:00 - 20:00

2021-11-16

Remote Working Workshop - Starter Class

The Remote Working Training is focused on the training of administrators in Broadband Connection Points (BCPs) and Community Hubs, facilitating remote working in line with government policy. Ludgate has been appointed by the Department of Rural and Community Development to provide virtual training and supports to BCP’s and Community Hubs in Ireland.

The aim of this training to provide the learner with structured learning opportunities leading to the development of a foundation or intermediate level knowledge, skill and competence in the development of a broadband connection point (BCP) and Community Hub.

The training programme will be delivered virtually via zoom and is free of charge.

The Starter class is aimed for those considering starting a BCP or Community Hub

Starter Class Sign up Link

17th November 2021, 11:00 - 12:00

2021-11-17

Talking Art Online

The Irish Museum of Modern Art (IMMA), in collaboration with the Department of Rural and Community Development, wishes to connect with groups or individuals in rural areas to participate in the free Programme of ‘Talking Art Online’ for adults.

This free programme aims to provide people with poor or no internet connection with the opportunity to take part in online artistic and cultural programmes through the free connectivity offered at their local Broadband Connection Point (BCP).

People from all over Ireland are invited to join us for this free online art experience via their local Broadband Connection Point.

The programme will take a closer look at selected artworks from the IMMA Collection and discuss IMMA exhibitions with our Visitor Engagement Team online. The programme is very conversation based and no previous experience is required. Selected Art works will be shown on screen and the group will be prompted to take a closer look and respond to the themes discussed in the art works. The programme offers an easy entry point to a variety of other free online programmes available at IMMA.

Each session is unique, so participants can take part in multiple sessions until the end of the year.

Participants wishing to take part must attend the session from a BCP.

The session will be led virtually through Zoom. Participants should have access to a computer, smart phone, or tablet with a camera. Internet connectivity will be provided at your local Broadband Connection Point.

These free sessions are exclusive to participants attending from a BCP.

Booking is essential and places are offered on a first come first served basis.

Booking

22nd November 2021, 19:00 - 21:00

2021-11-22

Free Online Painting Classes

Come along and learn how to paint with Wexford artist Oonagh Latchford.

Over the next few weeks, Oonagh will conduct online painting classes, during which you will explore with her all the basics of how to paint with acrylics. Each week, Oonagh will approach a different topic, and teach you the basics. This will include colour mixing, still life composition, portraits, landscape, and many more techniques.
Oonagh will also share her ongoing works during a virtual visit of her studio.

Adult classes (participants need to be 15yo+).
No previous painting experience is needed.
Participants are asked to bring their own materials.

Online Painting Class Booking

24th November 2021, 11:00 - 12:00

2021-11-24

Talking Art Online

The Irish Museum of Modern Art (IMMA), in collaboration with the Department of Rural and Community Development, wishes to connect with groups or individuals in rural areas to participate in the free Programme of ‘Talking Art Online’ for adults.

This free programme aims to provide people with poor or no internet connection with the opportunity to take part in online artistic and cultural programmes through the free connectivity offered at their local Broadband Connection Point (BCP).

People from all over Ireland are invited to join us for this free online art experience via their local Broadband Connection Point.

The programme will take a closer look at selected artworks from the IMMA Collection and discuss IMMA exhibitions with our Visitor Engagement Team online. The programme is very conversation based and no previous experience is required. Selected Art works will be shown on screen and the group will be prompted to take a closer look and respond to the themes discussed in the art works. The programme offers an easy entry point to a variety of other free online programmes available at IMMA.

Each session is unique, so participants can take part in multiple sessions until the end of the year.

Participants wishing to take part must attend the session from a BCP.

The session will be led virtually through Zoom. Participants should have access to a computer, smart phone, or tablet with a camera. Internet connectivity will be provided at your local Broadband Connection Point.

These free sessions are exclusive to participants attending from a BCP.

Booking is essential and places are offered on a first come first served basis.

Booking

1st December 2021, 11:00 - 12:00

2021-12-01

Talking Art Online

The Irish Museum of Modern Art (IMMA), in collaboration with the Department of Rural and Community Development, wishes to connect with groups or individuals in rural areas to participate in the free Programme of ‘Talking Art Online’ for adults.

This free programme aims to provide people with poor or no internet connection with the opportunity to take part in online artistic and cultural programmes through the free connectivity offered at their local Broadband Connection Point (BCP).

People from all over Ireland are invited to join us for this free online art experience via their local Broadband Connection Point.

The programme will take a closer look at selected artworks from the IMMA Collection and discuss IMMA exhibitions with our Visitor Engagement Team online. The programme is very conversation based and no previous experience is required. Selected Art works will be shown on screen and the group will be prompted to take a closer look and respond to the themes discussed in the art works. The programme offers an easy entry point to a variety of other free online programmes available at IMMA.

Each session is unique, so participants can take part in multiple sessions until the end of the year.

Participants wishing to take part must attend the session from a BCP.

The session will be led virtually through Zoom. Participants should have access to a computer, smart phone, or tablet with a camera. Internet connectivity will be provided at your local Broadband Connection Point.

These free sessions are exclusive to participants attending from a BCP.

Booking is essential and places are offered on a first come first served basis.

Booking

7th December 2021, 12:30 - 14:30

2021-12-07

Remote Working Workshop - Advanced Class

The Remote Working Training is focused on the training of administrators in Broadband Connection Points (BCPs) and Community Hubs, facilitating remote working in line with government policy. Ludgate has been appointed by the Department of Rural and Community Development to provide virtual training and supports to BCP’s and Community Hubs in Ireland.

The aim of this training to provide the learner with structured learning opportunities leading to the development of a foundation or intermediate level knowledge, skill and competence in the development of a broadband connection point (BCP) and Community Hub.

The training programme will be delivered virtually via zoom and is free of charge.

The Advanced class is for an existing BCP or Community Hub who is looking to expand their current offering to Remote Workers.

Those attending the advanced class will be required to attend two sessions on the 7th and 14th of December.

Advanced Class sign up link

8th December 2021, 11:00 - 12:00

2021-12-08

Talking Art Online

The Irish Museum of Modern Art (IMMA), in collaboration with the Department of Rural and Community Development, wishes to connect with groups or individuals in rural areas to participate in the free Programme of ‘Talking Art Online’ for adults.

This free programme aims to provide people with poor or no internet connection with the opportunity to take part in online artistic and cultural programmes through the free connectivity offered at their local Broadband Connection Point (BCP).

People from all over Ireland are invited to join us for this free online art experience via their local Broadband Connection Point.

The programme will take a closer look at selected artworks from the IMMA Collection and discuss IMMA exhibitions with our Visitor Engagement Team online. The programme is very conversation based and no previous experience is required. Selected Art works will be shown on screen and the group will be prompted to take a closer look and respond to the themes discussed in the art works. The programme offers an easy entry point to a variety of other free online programmes available at IMMA.

Each session is unique, so participants can take part in multiple sessions until the end of the year.

Participants wishing to take part must attend the session from a BCP.

The session will be led virtually through Zoom. Participants should have access to a computer, smart phone, or tablet with a camera. Internet connectivity will be provided at your local Broadband Connection Point.

These free sessions are exclusive to participants attending from a BCP.

Booking is essential and places are offered on a first come first served basis.

Booking

10th May 2022, 19:00 - 20:30

2022-05-10

Kinia Tech Tour - Killurney Community Centre

Kinia have a range of creative technology training opportunities available at Broadband Connection Points around the country. Come along to our Tech Tour event at Killurney Community Centre, Co. Tipperary to get more information on how you can participate in our training and empower young people in your community to try out and learn some new creative technology skills.

On the night we will have information and taster activities on a range of training topics including: MOBILE FILMMAKING, PODCASTING,
CODING, STEAM, CIRCUITRY, ROBOTICS,
3D PRINTING.

For more info contact Paul at [email protected]

https://kinia.ie

9th June 2022, 19:30 - 21:00

2022-06-09

Irish Oscars BCP Film Festival

***UPDATE***
This event has been rescheduled.

The Irish Film Institute (IFI), in collaboration with the Department of Rural and Community Development, wishes to present a collection of Irish short films, all Academy Award nominees, delivered simultaneously via high-speed broadband to BCP audiences all around the country.

People from all over Ireland are invited to join us for this free online film festival experience via their local Broadband Connection Point.

The collection will be delivered through a downloadable link sent to each of the participating BCP locations.
BCPs will require a computer and television screen for viewing.

A wider collection of films will be available for viewing on the IFI player from the 10th June 2022.

To register your interest email : [email protected] by COB Monday 30th May 2022


***This Event has been postponed due to low levels of interest. We are currently agreeing a new date with the Irish Film Institute around May/June '22.
We apologise for any inconvenience caused and look forward to bringing you a dynamic event in the near future.***

A specially curated programme of Irish short films, all Academy Award nominees, delivered simultaneously via high-speed broadband to BCP audiences all around the country by the Irish Film Institute in conjunction with the Department of Rural and Community Development.

Requirements:
The collection will be delivered through a downloadable link sent to each of the BCP locations.
BCPs will require a computer and screen for viewing.

To register your interest email : [email protected] by COB Monday 21st March 2022

9th June 2022, 19:30 - 21:00

2022-06-09

BCP Film Festival

9 June 2022 @7.30pm

The Irish Film Institute (IFI), in collaboration with the Department of Rural and Community Development, are delighted to present the
BCP FILM FESTIVAL.

The IFI has compiled a collection of 6 family friendly Irish short films, all Academy Award nominees, exclusively for BCP audiences all around the country.
As well as the movies, exclusive interviews with the film directors have been conducted especially for the BCP audience and will be shown during the evening.
The event will run for approximately 70 minutes, is free of charge, and is available exclusively through the BCP network.
So set up a few chairs, cushions or bean bags, get the snacks ready, roll down the cinema screen and get your local communities together to share a very special evening of free entertainment!

To register your interest please email [email protected] by COB Monday 30th May 2022, with ‘BCP Film Festival’ as the subject line.

To make it an evening to remember, DRCD will provide €100 for snacks and refreshments for each participating BCP, so don't forget to register your interest!
If you are taking part, don’t forget to take pictures of the evening and submit them to the Department, and the best event might get a surprise prize!

The participating BCPs will receive a downloadable link on the evening of the event and will only have to press a button to launch the whole event.
BCPs wishing to screen the festival will require a computer, a screen and projector (or an extra wide TV screen) for viewing.

In addition, a wider collection of short films will be available for viewing on the IFI player from the 10th June 2022 to watch at your community’s own leisure.

9th June 2022, 19:00 - 20:30

2022-06-09

Kinia Tech Tour - Gallonray House, Co. Cavan

Kinia have a range of creative technology training opportunities available at Broadband Connection Points around the country. Come along to our Tech Tour event at Gallonray House, Co. Cavan to get more information on how you can participate in our training and empower young people in your community to try out and learn some new creative technology skills.

On the night we will have information and taster activities on a range of training topics including: MOBILE FILMMAKING, PODCASTING,
CODING, STEAM, CIRCUITRY, ROBOTICS,
3D PRINTING.

For more info contact Paul at [email protected]

https://kinia.ie

Kinia Tech Tour, Gallonray House, Co. Cavan

15th November 2022, 19:00 - 20:00

2022-11-15

Meath BCP Resilience Concert Screening

People from all over Ireland are invited to join us for this free online music and culture festival experience via their local Broadband Connection Point.
Delivered by the team behind the SoFFt Nights, the Thinning Veil and other cultural events across Ireland, Resilience: Revel once Again presents an evening of music and voice. Recorded in July 2021 this evocative evening considers the role of community and connection in all our lives.
Presented by Joe Rooney, the evening has conversation with Andy McEntee and Emily Duffy and performers from across traditional Irish genres.
Music performances include Joy Booth, Bernadette Ni Gabhann And Antoin Mac Gabhann, Catherine and Jacinta McEvoy, and Robert J Ardiff are complemented with performances from playwright Deirdre Kenahan and poet Sean Ruane.
The concert will be delivered through a downloadable link sent to each of the participating BCP locations.

BCPs will require a computer and television/projector screen for viewing.
To register your interest email: [email protected] by COB Wednesday 9th November 2022