‘Summer’s Wreath’, a month long celebration of the works of the Irish poet William Butler Yeats, will conclude on Wednesday, June 30th at 8pm with a performance by Gavin Friday. In this unique event, Gavin will present his selection of Yeats’s work and will be accompanied by the renowned fiddle player Martin Hayes and guitarist Dennis Cahill.
Leading names from the world of music, stage, screen, visual arts, politics, literature and academia are coming together at the National Library of Ireland this June for its annual month-long celebration of the life and works of William Butler Yeats. With the programme now in it’s 4th year, ‘Summer’s Wreath 2010‘ offers free public readings, reflections, lectures and performances and will feature many prominent female contributors this year echoing the passionate and complex relationship which Yeats had with women throughout his life.
Gavin Friday on Yeats
National Library of Ireland
Wednesday 30 June at 8.00pm
Admission is free but booking is essential. To reserve up to two places, please call +353 1 6030277