Createschool Film

As yet untitled*

Fri 10 - 19 Nov

Visual Art

Opening Thursday, November 9th at 6pm

(*Createschool are giving Wicklow Primary Schools the chance to name their film. See for details of their competition).

There have been storytellers in Wicklow since before the area was even called Wicklow. That’s a story in itself. Some came invited and some certainly weren’t but they have all left their mark and helped shaped this remarkable county. After the success of their wonderfully original and innovative film “Freedom - A 1916 Story”. Createschool return to launch their latest work. Using stop motion animation, handmade sets and customised LEGO mini figures they have created a series of short films that will explore some of the great stories, myths, legends and characters of Wicklow in their usual engaging and entertaining style.

This exhibition is part of YARN Storytelling Festival. Now in its eigth year, Yarn is a community-based non-profit making festival that strives to bring the wonderful art-form of storytelling to as many people in our community as possible.

Createschool are grateful for the financial support of Wicklow County Council and An Chomhairle um Oideachas Gaeltachta & Gaelscolaíochta that made this film possible.

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Gallery Opening Hours

10am - 6pm Monday to Saturday.

10am - 8pm on performance evenings.

Admission is free.

For further enquiries please contact Mermaid Gallery 012724030