Loading Events
Find Events

Event Views Navigation

Event Category

Day

Time

Venues

Organisers

Reset Filters

Past Events › International

Events List Navigation

April 2015

The Hungarian Yeats Society – Yeats 150 Programme

April 29, 2015 - April 30, 2015

The Hungarian Yeats Society invites all to the YEATS 150 programme, which commemorates the 150th anniversary of the birth of the Irish poet, writer, playwright, statesman and Nobel-laureate. The two-day-long celebration will take place on 29-30 April, in the Petőfi Literary Museum. All programmes (Yeats conference, launch of the Yeats issue of the literary journal Napút, music performance, theatre performance) are supported an co-organised by the Embassy of Ireland, Napkút Publishing House and the Petőfi Literary Museum. Further Information is available…

Find out more »

The Hungarian Yeats Society One Day Conference

April 29, 2015 @ 8:00 am - April 30, 2015 @ 5:00 pm

29th April 2015, at Petőfi Museum of Literature, Budapest, followed by the launch of the Yeats volume and musical recitals.

Find out more »

Poet in the City – Evening of Poetry and Discussion

April 29, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Hall One at Kings Places, 90 York Way
London, N1 9AG United Kingdom
+ Google Map

Leading poet Bernard O’Donoghue hosts an evening of poetry and discussion, with live readings from the acclaimed actress Fiona Shaw.

Find out more »
May 2015

W.B. Yeats Under the Influence in the Irish Arts Center NYC

May 1, 2015 - June 30, 2015
Irish Arts Centre New York, Manhattan
New York, NY NY 10019 United States
+ Google Map
Yeats NLI

The poet and playwright William Butler Yeats was born in County Dublin in 1865. He died in 1939, the year that Alen MacWeeney – originally from Dublin and now based in New York – was born.

Find out more »

Exhibition on the Life and Works of WB Yeats to tour Scotland

May 5, 2015 - May 31, 2015
Scotland, Aberdeen
Scotland, United Kingdom
+ Google Map

The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade of Ireland, through the Consulate General of Ireland in Edinburgh, is displaying an exhibition on the life and works of the Irish poet WB Yeats throughout Scotland. 2015 is the 150th anniversary of the great poet’s birth, and this exhibition is just one item in a diverse programme of activities to mark the occasion, in Ireland, Britain, and across the world. Read more about the Yeats2015 Initiative, or by following Yeats2015 on Twitter. The…

Find out more »

‘Yeats and Margot’ – Poems on the Underground

May 5, 2015 @ 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Ireland + Google Map
Free

Poems on the Underground presents ‘Yeats and Margot’  by Cicely Herbert, with Christopher Benjaminas Yeats and Victoria Ross as Margo Ruddock, directed by Trilby Harrison. Presented as part of the Yeats 150th anniversary. Tuesday 5 May 2015, 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm A live performance of the radio play with Christopher Benjamin as Yeats and Trilby Harrison as Margot Ruddock, directed by Trilby Harrison. First performed on Radio 4 and based on original letters and poems, it tells the story of…

Find out more »

Yeats Event at Liverpool Institute

May 6, 2015
University of Liverpool, Merseyside,
Liverpool L69 3BX, United Kingdom
+ Google Map

Prominent Irish academics, journalists, politicians and writers will reveal their favourite W.B. Yeats poems at a special event to mark the 150th anniversary of the poet’s birth. Organised by the University of Liverpool’s Institute of Irish Studies, and chaired by Dr Frank Shovlin, the event will feature a panel discussion with contributions from BBC Special Correspondent, and Professorial Fellow, Fergal Keane; Ireland’s Ambassador to London, HE Daniel Mulhall and high profile Irish poets, Tom French and Martin Dyar. Acting Institute Director…

Find out more »

A Talk by the Ambassador of Ireland, Daniel Mulhall

May 12, 2015 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Shaw House, Newbury
Berkshire, United Kingdom
+ Google Map
Dan Mulhall

Newbury Spring Festival: 12th May 2015, A Talk by the Ambassador of Ireland, Daniel Mulhall

Find out more »

The Art of a Nation Exhibition, London

May 13, 2015
|Recurring Event (See all)
Daily until May 31, 2015
Mall Galleries, The Mall
London , SW1 United Kingdom
+ Google Map
Free

15 May 2015, 3:30pm at Mall Galleries a talk by the Ambassador of Ireland Mr Daniel Mulhall on W B Yeats

Find out more »

Breac: A Digital Journal of Irish Studies celebrates the work of WB Yeats

May 13, 2015
University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN 46556, United States United States + Google Map

What Yeats Altered Author: Howard Keeley (Georgia Southern University)   Read More HERE

Find out more »

Yeats in London – A Talk by Niall McDevitt

May 13, 2015 @ 8:00 pm
The Old King’s Head, The Kings Yard, 45 Borough High Street, SE1 1NA
London, United Kingdom
+ Google Map
Yeats NLI

A Talk by Niall McDevitt in Celebration of Yeats’ 150th Anniversary. 13 May at 8pm in The Old King’s Head, London

Find out more »

The Brothers Yeats: Irish Cultural Icons

May 15, 2015 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Mall Galleries, The Mall
London , SW1 United Kingdom
+ Google Map
Free
Daniel Mulhall

A talk given by the Ambassador of Ireland Mr Daniel Mulhall on W B Yeats and his artist brother, Jack B Yeats.

Find out more »

Celebrating Yeats150 at University of Porto (FLUP)

May 18, 2015
University of Porto, Praça de Gomes Teixeira
4099-002 Porto, Portugal
+ Google Map

“A terrible Beauty is born” Celebrating the 150th Anniversary of the Birth of W.B. Yeats at the Faculty of Letters at University of Porto, May 18th 2015. All day Lecture followed by panel that will present tribute to W.B. Yeats through the poetry and creation in contemporary Irish women's poetry. Invited Professor Dr. Catriona Clutterbuck. Organised by Embassy of Ireland and Porto Faculty of Letters

Find out more »

Yeats- a celebration Edinburgh Reads

May 22, 2015 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Central Library, Edinburgh United Kingdom + Google Map
Free

Friday, 22 May 2015 from 14:30 to 15:30 (BST) Edinburgh, United Kingdom Yeats' birthday event, Central Library, Friday 22 May, 2.30-3.30pm Edinburgh Libraries are proud to celebrate William Butler Yeats' 150th birthday – by hosting an Edinburgh Reads event AND exhibition in association with the Irish Consulate, Edinburgh. The exhibition, a 13 panel display about Yeats' life, is in the Reference Room, Central Library, from 5-25 May. Daniel Mulhall, Ambassador of Ireland to Great Britain since September 2013, talks about…

Find out more »

Yeats & Redmond: parallels and divergencies: Europe House, Sofia

May 26, 2015 - May 27, 2015
American university in Bulgaria, 1 Georgi Izmirliev Sq
Blagoevgrad 2700,, Bulgaria
+ Google Map

Europe House, 124 Rakovski Street, Sofia 1000 Dermot Meleady the biographer of John Redmond the leader of the Irish Parliamentary Party at the time of the Easter Rising will give a series of talks in Sofia on the 26th. and 27th. May. Tuesday, 26th. May: Europe House, 124 Rakovski Street, Sofia 1000 at 7pm: Dermot will talk on the relationship between John Redmond and W.B Yeats. This will be the first of a series of talks to mark the 150th anniversary…

Find out more »

The Josephine Hart Poetry Hour celebrates WB Yeats

May 26, 2015 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
The British Library Conference Centre, 96 Euston Road
London, London NW1 2DB United Kingdom
+ Google Map
Josephine Hart

The Josephine Hart Poetry Hour - The poetry of WB Yeats at the Conference Centre, The British Library, London on Tue 26 May 2015,

Find out more »

May Festival: Yeats in Scotland

May 29, 2015 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Linklater Rooms, University of Aberdeen
Aberdeen AB24 3FX, United Kingdom
+ Google Map
yeats scotland

Linklater Rooms, University of Aberdeen Friday May 29th - 3.00pm to 4.00pm Marking 150 years since the birth of writer W.B. Yeats, Professor Cairns Craig, Head of School of Language and Literature, will give an insightful lecture on Yeats in Scotland, including the influence Sir Herbert Grierson, Professor of English at the University of Aberdeen, had on the Irishman’s mature poetry. Further information from Aberdeen Performaing Arts website

Find out more »
June 2015

‘W.B. Yeats: the monoglot translator’ lecture in Sweden

June 1, 2015 @ 4:15 pm - 5:00 pm
Karin Boye Library, Uppsala University
Uppsala, 751 05 Sweden
+ Google Map
Yeats NLI

A lecture by Dr Barry Sheils (University College Dublin) on 'W.B. Yeats: the monoglot translator' will also take place at the Karin Boye Library on Monday 1 June at 16.15. Further info. at www.engelska.uu.se

Find out more »

Being Mrs Yeats by Aisling Foster

June 3, 2015 @ 6:30 pm
Europe House, 32 Smith Square
London , SW1P 3EU United Kingdom
+ Google Map
Free

A two-act play set in London and Majorca in 1936. Inspired by real events, this comedy drama explores what happens when the 70 year old poet, William Butler Yeats, a possessive lady friend and a charismatic holy man embark on a rest cure to the sun. The arrival of an avenging bi-polar actress adds madness to the mix, requiring George, Yeats’s wife, to race to the rescue. But with things falling so badly apart, can the centre hold? You are…

Find out more »

‘In the Deep Heart’s Core’ at Stage Left Café Woodstock I.L.

June 4, 2015 @ 7:00 pm
Woodstock Opera House Stage Left, 125 West Van Buren Street
Woodstock IL 60098, United States
+ Google Map

"In the Deep Heart's Core: A Mystic Cabaret'' "Celebrate the marriage of great poetry, great music, storytelling. . . "In the Deep Heart's Core."  Described by Hedy Weiss of the Chicago Sun-Times as ". . . A rapturous weave of the irresistible sounds of Irish music and the steely but lyrical magic that animates the words of one of Ireland's most celebrated poets, W. B. Yeats," this cycle of songs and spoken pieces by Joseph Sobol from the verses and…

Find out more »

YEATS: The Celebration at New York’s Irish Repertory Theatre

June 8, 2015 @ 7:00 pm
Unnamed Venue, 132 West 22nd Street
New York , NY 10011 United States
+ Google Map
sjp yeats

The Irish Rep’s 2015 gala, hosted by Sarah Jessica Parker and Matthew Broderick, celebrates the 150th anniversary of the birth of W.B. Yeats, the Nobel Prize-winning poetic voice of Ireland and co-founder of the renowned Abbey Theatre. Special guests, including Gabriel Byrne, Terry Donnelly, Olympia Dukakis, Melissa Errico,Peter Gallagher, Colum McCann, Bridget Moynahan, Ciarán Sheehan, John Slattery, J. Smith-Cameron and more still to be announced, will perform readings, dance, and music capturing the incredible beauty, wit, and poignancy of Yeats’…

Find out more »

“Down by the Salley Gardens” in Tawang, North East India.

June 9, 2015
Unnamed Venue Tawang, India + Google Map

"Down by the Salley Gardens" sung by Manjushree Vidyapith, School and Orphanage Tawang, North East India. Class 8 - English poetry lesson  with Grainne Ni Fhoighil.   Posted by Grainne Ni Fhoighil on Tuesday, June 9, 2015 April 2015. with Grainne Ni Fhoighil. Manjushree Vidyapith,  View Video HERE

Find out more »

A Celebration of W.B. Yeats’s 150 birthday, with films about the poet

June 9, 2015 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The National Arts Club, 15 Gramercy Park S
New Yoprk, NY 10003 United States
+ Google Map

Yeats Birthday Celebration Tue, 9 June, 18:00 – 21:00 The National Arts Club, 15 Gramercy Park S, New York, NY 10003, United States (map) Short films about the poet. At the National Arts Club, free; followed by a "literary dinner," $49. Details to be announced. Further information is available WB Yeats Society of New York  

Find out more »

Singapore Exhibition – The Life and Works of WB Yeats

June 10, 2015
LASALLE College of the Arts, 1 McNally Street, Singapore 187940 187940 Singapore + Google Map
Free

The exhibition will be launched in the library of LASALLE College of Arts. There will be a reading from Yeats’ works by students.

Find out more »

In the Deep Heart’s Core – Chief O’Neill’s Pub, Chicago

June 10, 2015 @ 8:00 pm
Chief O’Neill’s Pub, 3471 N Elston Ave
Chicago, IL 60618, IL United States
+ Google Map

In the Deep Heart’s Core” at Chief O'Neill's Pub, Chicago on June 10.

Find out more »

Celebrate Yeats at The Linen Hall Library, Belfast

June 11, 2015 @ 6:00 pm
Linen Hall Library, 17 Donegall Square North
Belfast, BT1 5GB United Kingdom
+ Google Map
yeats pavilion

To mark the 150th anniversary of WB Yeats’ birth, join us as we present a smorgasbord of the Nobel prizewinning poet’s work in recital, anecdote and in a variety of musical settings by harpists Marie and Ursula Burns. Featuring Roma Tomelty, Centre Stage Youth Theatre, Eugene Dunphy and more. Further Information from Linen Hall Library Belfast

Find out more »

Yeats 2015 Event in Slovakia

June 11, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Zichy Palace, Ventúrska 9
811 01 Bratislava, Slovakia (Slovak Republic)
+ Google Map
Free

The Embassy of Ireland, Slovakia presents an evening of Irish Music, Poetry and Song

Find out more »

Singapore Exhibition – The Life and Works of WB Yeats

June 12, 2015
LASALLE College of the Arts, 1 McNally Street, Singapore 187940 187940 Singapore + Google Map
Free

The exhibition will be launched in the library of LASALLE College of Arts. There will be a reading from Yeats’ works by students.

Find out more »

Vienna – The Poet and the Harper

June 12, 2015
University of Vienna, Universitätsring 1, 1010 Wien, Austria
Vienna, Austria
+ Google Map
Free

Performance by Tale of the Gael, to be hosted by the Centre for Irish Studies at the University of Vienna.

Find out more »

Yeats Day in Japan

June 12, 2015 - June 14, 2015
Unnamed Venue, Japan
Japan, Japan
+ Google Map

Irish Nobel Prize-winning poet William Butler Yeats (1865-1939) believed that the finest verse was the kind that gives its readers the urge to read it out loud. What better way to celebrate the 150th anniversary of his birth then, than to hear his own verse recited in Tokyo? As part of worldwide celebrations, the TheatreX CAI in Tokyo is hosting a three-day festival during which some of Yeats’ works — those strongly influenced by Japanese noh theater — will be…

Find out more »

WB Yeats Poetry Prize for Australia

June 13, 2015
State Library of Victoria, 328 Swanston Street
Melbourne, VIC 3000 Australia
+ Google Map

WB Yeats Poetry Prize for Australia at The State Library of Victoria, Melbourne, on Yeats Day June 13

Find out more »

Singapore Exhibition – The Life and Works of WB Yeats

June 13, 2015
LASALLE College of the Arts, 1 McNally Street, Singapore 187940 187940 Singapore + Google Map
Free

The exhibition will be launched in the library of LASALLE College of Arts. There will be a reading from Yeats’ works by students.

Find out more »

Yeats Anniversary Celebrations Seoul 2015

June 13, 2015
Dongguk University, South Korea, 서울특별시 중구 필동로1길 30
Seoul, Korea, Republic Of
+ Google Map
Free
Dongguk University

The Yeats Anniversary Celebrations Seoul 2015 will include both an academic conference and a broader arts/performance dimension.

Find out more »

Yeats Day in Melbourne, Australia

June 13, 2015 @ 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
State Library of Victoria, 328 Swanston Street
Melbourne, VIC 3000 Australia
+ Google Map

The W B Yeats Poetry Prize for Australia Present Melbourne Yeats Day 2015

Find out more »

Of Clay and Wattles Made at London Festival of Architecture

June 13, 2015 @ 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Vision Olympia, Central Hammersmith
London, W14 8UX United Kingdom
+ Google Map

Of Clay and Wattles Made . Saturday 13th June, 11.00am To coincide with the poet’s 150th birthday, architects read selected works by WB Yeats. In association with the British Council. Booking: design.britishcouncil.org Venue: Vision Olympia Central Hammersmith Road Kensington London, W14 8UX. View full programme at London Festival of Architecture  

Find out more »

Angels in the Park at Centre Culturel Irlandais Paris

June 13, 2015 @ 12:30 pm
Centre Culturel Irlandais, 5, rue des Irlandais
75005 Paris, France
+ Google Map

In conjunction with Yeats2015, Shiva Productions presents Angels in the Park Written by Graham Stull, Catherine Barry, Oliver McQuillan, Colum Kavanagh, Peter Sheridan Directed by Aoibhinn Marie Gilroy With Rynagh O’Grady, Pádraig Murray, Joseph  Purcell, Michael O'Sullivan, Ste Murray,Muireann D'arcy, Polly Lloyd, Charleigh Bailey and Eamon Murray (music) In a busy city, full of busy strangers, sometimes a quiet park is the only refuge... An inspiring series of five 10-minute plays, set in a park have been penned by new and…

Find out more »

A London literary walk in celebration of Yeats’s 150th anniversary

June 13, 2015 @ 1:00 pm
Outside Yeats’s London flat, 5 Woburn Walk, London WC1H, UK
London,
+ Google Map
£5
Yeats London

IPSISSIMUS YEATS Irish poet Niall McDevitt continues his Yeats explorations by leading a Central London walk from Yeats’s bachelor pad in Euston to the only known pub he was willing to frequent, Ye Olde Cheshire Cheese in Fleet Street. Though Yeats wrote designer Irish poetry in which there is little or no glimpse of London – apart from the pejorative ‘pavements grey’ – he was an avid Londoner who depended on the city for his intellectual, artistic and spiritual development.…

Find out more »

Celebrating Yeats Day in Helsinki Finland

June 13, 2015 @ 2:00 pm
Molly Malone’s Irish bar, Kaisaniemenkatu 1
Helsinki, Finland
+ Google Map
Free

To mark the 150th anniversary of the birth of Ireland’s celebrated poet, W.B. Yeats, the Finnish- Irish Society, supported by the Embassy of Ireland, presents two exciting events: a performance by Irish actor and long-time resident in the Irish community, Frank Boyle, based on the life and works of Yeats and the launch of an original digital sculpture of Yeats by local Irish artist David Flood. Where: Molly Malone’s Irish bar (upstairs), Kaisaniemenkatu 1, Helsinki When: 13 June 2015 at…

Find out more »

“Here Still/Still Here,” 150th Birthday Celebration of W.B. Yeats in Atlanta GA

June 13, 2015 @ 7:30 pm
Carlos Museum of Emory University, 571 South Kilgo Cir NE
Atlanta, GA 30322 United States
+ Google Map

Saturday, June 13 at 7:30PM at the Carlos Museum of Emory University in Atlanta GA. "Here Still/Still Here," a 150th Birthday Celebration of the Life and Work of W.B. Yeats June 13, 1865 marks the birthday 150 years ago of the Irish poet W.B. Yeats. In honor of that occasion, the Irish Consulate of Atlanta under Consul General Paul Gleeson is partnering with the W.B. Yeats Foundation’s James W. Flannery to organize a gala program of poetry, music, song, drama…

Find out more »

Graz Austria, An Evening of Poetry, Song and Music.

June 13, 2015 @ 8:00 pm
Universalmuseum Joanneum, Paulustorgasse 13a
8010 Graz, Austria
+ Google Map

An evening of music, song, poetry and anecdote, to celebrate the 150th birthday of WB Yeats. This 90 minute original production, “The Poet and The Harper: Turlough O Carolan and WB Yeats” presented by Tale of the Gael (Ireland) looks at the lives and works of W.B. Yeats (1865-1939) and Turlough O’Carolan, Irish harper (1670-1738) Catherine Rhatigan harp, Dave Aebli bouzouki/ bass, Robert Tobin flute/whistle, Deirdre Starr voice, John Tuohy uilleann pipes. After the concert, guests are invited to raise…

Find out more »

Singapore Exhibition – The Life and Works of WB Yeats

June 14, 2015
LASALLE College of the Arts, 1 McNally Street, Singapore 187940 187940 Singapore + Google Map
Free
LASALLE College of Arts

The exhibition will be launched in the library of LASALLE College of Arts. There will be a reading from Yeats’ works by students.

Find out more »

Learn an Irish Tune or Song at Yeats 2015 Weekend in Graz, Austria

June 14, 2015
European Centre for Modern Languages, Nikolaiplatz 4
8020 Graz, Austria
+ Google Map

June 14th, Graz, Austria, as part of the Yeats 2015 Weekend: Come and learn and Irish tune or and Irish Song with Tale of the Gael musicians! Singing workshop with Deirdre Starr ( Irl) Flute and whistle workshops with John Tuohy (Irl) and Robert Tobin (Irl) Beginners and intermediates welcome, Sunday, June 14th  11.00  --- 13.00 and 14.30 --- 16.00 Registration: 10.30 am European Centre for Modern Languages, Nikolaiplatz 4, 8020 Graz Austria   35 Euro per workshop, includes a tinwhistle…

Find out more »

Songs of Joyce and Yeats Washington DC

June 15, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
First Congregational UCC Church, 945 G St NW
Washington, District of Columbia 20001,
+ Google Map
$20.00

John Feeley, Irish classical guitarist, and Fran O’Rourke, singer and Associate Professor of Philosophy at University College Dublin, perform Irish songs with a James Joyce and William Butler Yeats connection. John Feeley and Fran O'Rourke will perform songs of Joyce and Yeats Monday, June 15 @ 7pm First Congregational United Church of Christ 945 G Street NW, Washington, DC Purchase tickets.

Find out more »

Berlin – Yeats Day/Bloomsday Celebration

June 16, 2015
Embassy of Ireland, Berlin, Embassy of Ireland Jägerstraße 51 10117 Berlin
Berlin, Germany
+ Google Map
Free
Bloomsday

The Embassy’s Bloomsday Celebration will include a reading of Yeats’ poetry to mark Yeats Day.

Find out more »

Embassy event to celebrate Bloomsday & Yeatsday, 16 June

June 16, 2015 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Dupont Circle Washington DC, + Google Map
Free

On Tuesday 16 June, the Embassy of Ireland will host a public lunchtime event at Dupont Circle to celebrate two of Ireland’s greatest writers, W.B. Yeats and James Joyce.   The open air concert will take place from 12.30 to 1.30pm featuring music and readings from the works of both Joyce and Yeats. Bloomsday, on 16 June, is celebrated in Dublin and around the world each year. It marks the date, 16 June 1904, on which James Joyce’s literary masterpiece Ulysses…

Find out more »

Museum of Literature Warsaw, An Evening of Poetry

June 16, 2015 @ 6:00 pm
Museum of Literature, rynek Starego Miasta 20
Warsaw, Poland
+ Google Map
Free
yeats pavilion

Tuesday, June 16 at 18.00 - The Museum of Literature, Warsaw An evening of poetry of William Butler Yeats prepared in cooperation with the Embassy of Ireland. Museum of Literature at the Old Town Square 20 in Warsaw. Free entry. Further Information from Museum of Literature Warsaw 

Find out more »

Yeats 150th Birthday and Bloomsday Celebrations Texas

June 16, 2015 @ 6:00 pm
Angela’s at the Crosswalk, Plano
Texas, United States
+ Google Map

Angela's at the Crosswalk in Plano Texas 6pm Special Yeats 150th birthday and Bloomsday celebration in Dallas, TX area today. Great literature readings of the works of W.B Yeats and James Joyce's Ulysses, along with great songs and music by Innsfall, and wonderful food and drink specials. Further information at Celtic Events Dallas Facebook Page

Find out more »

Embassy of Ireland Cyprus & Soloneion Bookshop Irish Literature Night

June 16, 2015 @ 7:30 pm - June 19, 2015 @ 7:30 pm

Irish literary event taking place in a renowned bookshop. Original Yeats exhibition panels will also be on display  

Find out more »

Tread Softly: Favourite Poems in Celebration of WB Yeats with Fergal Keane

June 17, 2015 @ 8:00 pm
St Michael & All Angels Church, Barth Road, Chiswick
London W4 1TX, United Kingdom
+ Google Map

Favourite Poems in Celebration of WB Yeats with Fergal Keane.

Find out more »

Yeats in Europe Symposium at University of Utrecht

June 19, 2015 - June 20, 2015
Kanunnikenzaal, University of Utrecht, Domplein 29, 3512 JE Utrecht, Netherlands
Utrecht, Netherlands
+ Google Map
Utrecht

Lectures looking at Yeats from a cultural biographical perspective and in particular his relationship with Europe.

Find out more »

St Michael’s Irish Centre Liverpool: A Celebration of the 150th Anniversary of W.B. Yeats

June 19, 2015 @ 8:00 pm
St Michael’s Irish Centre, 6 Boundary Lane
Liverpool, L6 5JG United Kingdom
+ Google Map

An Evening of Poetry & Song at St Michael's Irish Centre - June 19th at 8pm A Celebration of the 150th Anniversary of W.B. Yeats An evening of songs, poetry and readings Limited number so booking essential Further Information from St Michael's Irish Centre, Liverpool

Find out more »

A Hundred Thousand Stages: The WB Yeats Anniversary Lecture

June 20, 2015 @ 2:00 pm
The Sdudio, 2a Blenheim Road, Chiswick
London,
+ Google Map

Sat 20 Jun, 2 pm, A Hundred Thousand Stages: The WB Yeats Anniversary Lecture with C.L. Dallat and Anne-Marie Fyfe Bedford Park Festival Though Hamlet rambles and Lear rages And all the drop-scenes drop at once Upon a hundred thousand stages (Lapis Lazuli: W.B. Yeats) From Bedford Park picnics & pageants, via Chiswick amateur dramatics, to a dramatic revival & a theatrical revolution… Poets Cahal Dallat & Anne-Marie-Fyfe (through talk, & excerpts from Yeats’ letters & writings) tell how Bedford Park neighbours…

Find out more »

Land of Heart’s Desire: a W.B. Yeats walk with C.L. Dallat

June 21, 2015 @ 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Ravenscourt Park Tube Station, West Hammersmith
London, United Kingdom
+ Google Map

Poet and critic Cahal Dallat, who has lectured on Yeats for the Poetry Society, at the Yeats International Summer School in Sligo, and for the W.B. Yeats Society of New York at NYU, walks the walk and talks the literary talk. Sublimely inspired, poets nonetheless need a world of publishing, poetry groups, and literary connections in which to develop. Join our Sunday stroll (2.30-5 pm, starts Ravenscourt Pk Tube, ends Turnham Grn Tube) by way of Upper Mall, Old Chiswick Churchyard…

Find out more »
July 2015

Yeats Off the Page; Words for Music Perhaps

July 3, 2015 - July 4, 2015
Unitarian Chapel,, St Saviourgate,
York, United Kingdom
+ Google Map

Friday 3rd July 19.00 An Audience with Ronald Schuchard Waterstones, Coney Street, York £2 entry on the door Saturday 4th July 09.45 Talks from Matt Campbell and Emilie Morin 10.45 Panel Discussion  (William Brooks, Ronald Schuchard, Matt Campbell, Emilie Morin) The Hungry Artist, 7 Church Street, York. £3 entry on the door including a hot drink 1.00pm Late Music Lunchtime Recital: Songs and Miniatures Ana Beard-Fernandez (soprano) and Zöe Craven (percussion) of new duo PercusSing perform a selection of new…

Find out more »

Royal Albert Hall, Performance of ‘The cloths of heaven’

July 5, 2015 @ 11:00 am
Royal Albert Hall,, Kensington Gore,
London SW7 2AP, United Kingdom
+ Google Map

11:00am, 05 July 2015 - Elgar Room, Royal Albert Hall, Kensington Gore, London SW7 2AP RCMJD Parry Voices Performance of 'The cloths of heaven' by composer Howard Skempton, text by Yeats, with RCMJD Parry Voices. Further Information and Booking from RCM London

Find out more »

Luton Irish Forum WB Yeats Lecture

July 14, 2015 @ 7:30 pm
Luton Irish Forum, Kathleen Connolly House, 102 Hitchin Road, Luton
London, LU2 0ES United Kingdom
+ Google Map
Dan Mulhall

Irish Ambassador Daniel Mulhall will be giving a presentation on W.B. Yeats at Luton Irish Forum at 7.30pm on 14th July 2015 celebrating the 150th anniversary of the birth of WB Yeats.

Find out more »

International Association for the Study of Irish Literatures Conference – University of York

July 20, 2015 - July 24, 2015
University of York, Heslington
York YO10 5DD, United Kingdom
+ Google Map

The annual conference of the International Association for the Study of Irish Literatures comes to England on 20th-24th July 2015. It will take place at the University of York and in venues across the historic city of York itself. The theme for 2015 will be 'Reconciliations'. IASIL is an international association of students, teachers, scholars, and enthusiasts of Irish literature in English and in Irish. It is the premier international organization for scholars of Irish literatures and culture. Since 1970…

Find out more »
August 2015

‘WB Yeats Readings & Discussions’ at Robert Burns Birthplace Museum, Scotland

August 1, 2015 @ 2:00 pm
Robert Burns Birthplace Museum, Murdoch's Lone,
Alloway, Scotland, Ayr KA7 4PQ United Kingdom
+ Google Map

Crossroads Lifelong Learning Partnership and the Robert Burns Birthplace Museum are delighted to invite Kate Hendry, poet, to lead the event as we explore the poetry and life circumstances of one of Ireland's best loved poets. Kate is on a pre festival tour following the sell out of her Yeats reading workshop at the Edinburgh International Book Festival. Tickets available £10.00 Call or text 07477 503563 or emailcrossroadslllp@btinternet.com

Find out more »

National Library of Australia Celebrating 150 Years of WB Yeats

August 2, 2015 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
National Library of Australia, Parkes Place
Sydney, ACT 2600 Australia
+ Google Map

An afternoon of poetry and song to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the birth of Irish poet William Butler Yeats. MC for the afternoon will be Professor Ronan McDonald, Director of the Global Irish Studies Centre UNSW and the Australian Ireland Fund Chair in Modern Irish Studies, who will contextualise the works performed. Presented by The Friends of the National Library of Australia Inc, in association with the Friends of Ireland and the Embassy of Ireland Enquiries: 02 6262 1698 or…

Find out more »

Celebrating Yeats at Edinburgh International Book Festival

August 16, 2015 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Royal Bank of Scotland Garden Theatre, Edinburgh
Scotland, United Kingdom
+ Google Map

In Praise of WB Yeats Sun 16 Aug 11:00am - 12:00pm Royal Bank of Scotland Garden Theatre It’s 150 years since the birth of W B Yeats, but the great poet’s ideas still resonate powerfully around the world. Today we welcome two poets to share verse by Yeats as well as new poems inspired by his ideas: Scot Robert Crawford and Paula Meehan from Ireland. They are joined by the Irish Ambassador to the UK, Dan Mulhall, a lifelong scholar…

Find out more »

I Am Of Ireland: WB Yeats London Event

August 20, 2015 @ 7:30 pm
London Irish Centre, 50-52 Camden Square,
London NW1 9XB, United Kingdom
+ Google Map

On 20th August 2015, the Irish community in London will gather at the London Irish Centre to celebrate the 150 birth anniversary of WB Yeats. The event, organised by Orna Ross in partnership with the London Irish Centre will focus on the question of what it means to be Irish — especially when one lives away from Ireland, as did Yeats, a long-time Londoner.  More than any other writer, WB Yeats established the idea of Ireland as an internal, magical imaginative space, a refuge…

Find out more »

McPherson Library, Canada – Celebrating W.B. Yeats at 150

August 22, 2015 - January 18, 2016
Legacy Maltwood Gallery, McPherson Library-Mearns Centre for Learning, 3800 Finnerty Road,
Victoria, B.C. V8P 5C2, B.C. V8P 5C2 Canada
+ Google Map

Celebrating W.B. Yeats at 150 - D & A // 3e3):(d.fillText(String.fromCharCode(55357,56835),0,0),0!==d.getImageData(16,16,1,1).data)):!1}function e(a){var c=b.createElement("script");c.src=a,c.type="text/javascript",b.getElementsByTagName("head").appendChild(c)}var f,g;c.supports={simple:d("simple"),flag:d("flag")},c.DOMReady=!1,c.readyCallback=function(){c.DOMReady=!0},c.supports.simple&&c.supports.flag||(g=function(){c.readyCallback()},b.addEventListener?(b.addEventListener("DOMContentLoaded",g,!1),a.addEventListener("load",g,!1)):(a.attachEvent("onload",g),b.attachEvent("onreadystatechange",function(){"complete"===b.readyState&&c.readyCallback()})),f=c.source||{},f.concatemoji?e(f.concatemoji):f.wpemoji&&f.twemoji&&(e(f.twemoji),e(f.wpemoji)))}(window,document,window._wpemojiSettings); // ]]> // // // 2015 marks 150 years since the birth of Irish poet and Nobel laureate William Butler Yeats (1865-1939). This exhibition explores Yeats’ work as a poet and a playwright with artwork, rare books, and printed ephemera drawn from the University of Victoria’s Legacy Gallery and Library’s Special Collections and University Archives. Celebrating W.B. Yeats at 150 - D & A Legacy Maltwood…

Find out more »

Harp Festival of Moons (August – The Lightening Moon)

August 29, 2015 @ 8:30 pm
Lissadell Church, Drumcliffe Sligo Ireland + Google Map

Harp Festival of Moons (August – The Lightening Moon)

Find out more »
September 2015

Mapping Yeats: An Interdiscplinary Symposium

September 3, 2015 - September 4, 2015
Crown Center, 2450 Grand Blvd, Kansas City, MO 64108, United States
Kansas,
+ Google Map
Yeats Society

In celebration of Yeats's sesquicentennial, the University of Missouri at Kansas City, Rockhurst University, Ottawa University, and the Kansas City Irish Festival are hosting an interdisciplinary academic symposium, "Mapping Yeats," at the Crown Center in Kansas City, Missouri, on September 3 and 4. The symposium will feature keynote lectures by Professors Declan Kiberd and Vicki Mahaffey, and performances of Cathleen Ní Houlihan and Spreading the News by the Central Standard Theatre. The symposium will also showcase archival artifacts from the…

Find out more »

Reading of Yeats’ “A Vision” Berlin Embassy

September 16, 2015
Embassy of Ireland, Berlin, Jägerstraße 51
10117 Berlin, Germany
+ Google Map
yeats pavilion

A new translation into German by Axel Monte of Yeats’ “A Vision” was published late last year. Axel Monte will read and discuss this work Free by Registration Embassy of Ireland, Berlin

Find out more »

The Yeats International Literary Residency 2015

September 18, 2015 @ 9:00 am - October 11, 2015 @ 9:00 pm
Kultivera Residency, Västrajärnvägsgatan 13
Tranås, Sweden,
+ Google Map

2015, it is one hundred and fifty years ago Ireland's most internationally known poet, WB Yeats was born. In celebration of this Literature Centre Tranås with Write4word and Wexford Arts Centre as part of the Coracle Europe partnership have organised an international literary residence in his honour.

Find out more »

Yeats: At The Fringe

September 25, 2015 @ 11:00 am - October 4, 2015 @ 9:00 pm

2015 is the 150th anniversary of Ireland's most internationally famous poet - WB Yeats birth. To celebrate this Literature Centre Tranås would like to invite you to 10 days of WordFest! All over the town there shall be events held to celebrate words, language, music and most importantly of all W B Yeats. Välkommen!

Find out more »

Down by the Salley Gardens

September 27, 2015 @ 1:10 pm - October 15, 2015 @ 2:00 pm
Saint Botolph’s Hall, St. Botolph without Bishopsgate, Bishopsgate, London EC2M 3TL
London,
+ Google Map
Free

2015 marks the 150th anniversary of the birth of W.B. Yeats and Song in the City are celebrating with a series of free London concerts celebrating his legacy based around two of his most famous poems; Down by the Salley Gardens and Aedh Wishes for the Cloths of Heaven. For more information, please visit http://songinthecity.org/this-seasons-concerts/

Find out more »

Celebrating Yeats, Afternoon Tea & Recital in Lausanne, Switzerland

September 27, 2015 @ 3:45 pm - 5:00 pm
CPO, multicultural and social center of Ouchy, Beau-Rivage 2
1006 Lausanne, Switzerland
+ Google Map

Relive the charm and elegance of a bygone age in Ireland with afternoon tea and home made cakes... followed by a recital of poetry and music  with Tale of the Gael to celebrate the 150th birthday year of Irish poet WB Yeats. Sunday, September 27th, in CPO Lausanne. Afternoon tea from 15.45 ( booking essential) Recital at 17.00 Afternoon Tea and recital: CHF 35 Recital only: CHF 20 Reservations: 021 6162672 /info@cpo-ouchy The event is supported by The Irish Embassy…

Find out more »

WB Yeats: The Last Romantic, conference in Malta

September 28, 2015 @ 1:00 pm - 5:30 pm
University of Malta, Msida MSD 2080,
Malta, Malta
+ Google Map
October 2015

A Celebration of the Life of W. B. Yeats at l’Université de Lausanne

October 5, 2015 @ 2:00 pm - 6:30 pm
University of Lausanne, 1015 Lausanne
Lausanne, Switzerland
+ Google Map

Workshops, guest lectures, concert and apéritif for the opening of the William B. Yeats exhibition Lundi 5 octobre 2015 (14h00 - 18h30)  -  Grange de Dorigny UNIL - Dorigny Program 14h: Introductions - Dr Patricia Ronan, Prof Rachel Falconer, Dr Roelof Overmeer (University of Lausanne) 14h30: Reading workshops - Led by Prof Simon Swift (Geneva), Dr Ronan, Dr Overmeer, Prof Falconer, Rachel Nisbet and Philip Lindholm (Lausanne); participants will discuss and analyse a selection of poems by W. B. Yeats…

Find out more »

Yeats 150 at Waseda University & IASIL Hiroshima

October 9, 2015
Waseda University, 1st Fl., Bldg.3, 1-6-1, Nishi-Waseda, Shinjuku-ku,
Tokyo 169-8050, 169-8050 Japan
+ Google Map
yeats pavilion

As part of the global celebration of the 150th anniversary of the birth of W.B. Yeats, the ICC is holding this special evening event where you can hear a speech from the Irish Ambassador, an introductory lecture to Irish Culture & Literature and finally there'll be a reception with live Irish music performances and refreshments. Don't miss this rare chance to discover Irish culture and literature! Program Details are available HERE or at Yeats150 in Japan Facebook Page

Find out more »

Down by the Salley Gardens

October 15, 2015 @ 1:10 pm - 2:00 pm
Saint Botolph’s Hall, St. Botolph without Bishopsgate, Bishopsgate, London EC2M 3TL
London,
Free

2015 marks the 150th anniversary of the birth of W.B. Yeats and Song in the City are celebrating with a series of free London concerts celebrating his legacy based around two of his most famous poems; Down by the Salley Gardens and Aedh Wishes for the Cloths of Heaven. For more information, please visit http://songinthecity.org/this-seasons-concerts/

Find out more »

Manchester Literature Festival: True Harmony – Yeats at 150

October 15, 2015 @ 7:30 pm
Whitworth Art Gallery, Oxford Road
Manchester M15 6ER, United Kingdom
+ Google Map

15 October, 7.30pm. £10, Booking Essential At the 150th anniversary of the birth of WB Yeats, this event celebrates the great Irish poet’s interest in music, poetry and performance, whose high point may well have been his 1903 sell-out performance in The Whitworth, which led The Guardian to declare: ‘if we are ever to find a way back to a true harmony between music and poetry, it will almost certainly be by consulting the poet.’ Returning Yeats to the gallery, this one-off…

Find out more »

WB Yeats celebration at University of Cyprus

October 19, 2015 @ 8:30 pm
University of Cyprus 1678 Nicosia, Cyprus + Google Map

Celebrating W.B. Yeats 150th anniversary Monday 19 October at 8.30 pm – University of Cyprus Axiothea Cultural Centre – Professor Dionysis Kapsalis The School of Modern Greek of UCY promotes Literature and the cultural heritage. Members of the teaching staff participate at the event commemorating to the Nobel Prize-winning Irish poet and playwright, who was one of the greatest literary figures of the 20th century. Yeats’s life and oeuvre will be presented by the renowned poet, translator and director of…

Find out more »

The Cloths of Heaven

October 22, 2015 @ 1:10 pm - 2:00 pm
Saint Botolph’s Hall, St. Botolph without Bishopsgate, Bishopsgate, London EC2M 3TL
London,
Free

2015 marks the 150th anniversary of the birth of W.B. Yeats and Song in the City are celebrating with a series of free London concerts celebrating his legacy based around two of his most famous poems; Down by the Salley Gardens and Aedh Wishes for the Cloths of Heaven. For more information, please visit http://songinthecity.org/this-seasons-concerts/

Find out more »

‘Dance Like a Wave of the Sea’ – Yeats on the Metro in Shanghai

October 31, 2015 - December 18, 2015
Shanghai Metro Shanghai, China + Google Map

A Yeats2015 exhibition commenced On the Metro in Shanghai, running from 31 October-18 December organised by the Consul General in partnership with the Shanghai Metro and the Shanghai People’s Association for Friendship with Foreign Countries. Entitled “Dance Like a Wave of the Sea / 舞 动 波 涛” - a line from The Fiddler at Dooney - it features quotes in Chinese and English from six of Yeats’s best known poems in China, along with information on his life and work.…

Find out more »
November 2015

Cascais celebrates 150 years since the birth of W.B. Yeats

November 2, 2015

Cast a cold eye - Olha Friamente 02/11/2015 The Irish Association of Portugal in association with the Faculdade de Belas-Artes, Universidade de Lisboa with the support of the Embassy of Ireland and Fundação D. Luis I, presented an art exhibition and evening to mark the 150th anniversary of the birth of the great Irish poet, W.B. Yeats at Museu Condes de Castro Guimarães Cascais. https://www.dfa.ie/irish-embassy/portugal/news-and-events/  

Find out more »

Yeats Poetry @ Irish Embassy Tallinn, Estonia

November 6, 2015 @ 7:00 pm
Irish Embassy Tallinn, Rahukohtu 4-II
10130 Tallinn, Estonia
+ Google Map

Literature Wales and the Welsh Government present – When you are old: Yeats at 150 –

November 9, 2015 @ 7:00 pm
REDHOUSE, Old Town Hall
Merthyr Tydfil, Wales, Wales United Kingdom
+ Google Map

Mon 9 Nov 15 When you are old: Yeats at 150 7.30 pm (refreshments from 7.00 pm) REDHOUSE, Old Town Hall, Merthyr Tydfil Tickets: £5.00 2015 is the 150th anniversary of the birth of the Irish poet and Nobel Prize winner, W.B. Yeats (1865-1939). Literature Wales and the Welsh Government are pleased to announce a special event to mark the occasion with a talk by the Ambassador of Ireland, Daniel Mulhall. Professor Damian Walford Davies, Chair of Literature Wales, will…

Find out more »

Performance of Japanese kyogen style “The Cat and the Moon.”

November 10, 2015
Kobe Gakuin University, Hyōgo Prefecture
Hyōgo Prefecture , Japan
+ Google Map

Akiko Manabe, Professor of Shiga University, Japan attended the 1st International Yeats Conference in Limerick and gave a paper in the session “Yeats and Japan” together with two other members from Japan.  Akiko Manabe talked about Yeats’ encounter with  Japanese traditional theatrical repertoire Nogaku, especially Kyogen  which is comedy or sort of farce.   Yeats’ own note to “The Cat and the Moon” says he wrote the play  as a kyogen but it has never performed  in Japanese kyogen style. On…

Find out more »

“Counting on the Past: Yeats and Irish Romanticism” at Boston College

November 11, 2015 @ 4:30 pm
Connolly House Boston College, 300 Hammond Street
Chestnut Hill, MA, United States
+ Google Map

University College Cork Professor Claire Connolly will present “Counting on the Past: Yeats and Irish Romanticism” on Nov. 11 at 4:30 p.m. in Connolly House, 300 Hammond St. Connolly’s research and teaching interests include Irish writing; the novel in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries; romanticism in Ireland, Scotland and Wales; Welsh-Irish cultural exchanges, and Ireland and cultural theory. She is the author of A Cultural History of the Irish Novel, 1790-1829 (Cambridge University Press, 2014). She has been a visiting…

Find out more »

Yeats 150. Through the cinema with “Million Dollar Yeats”

November 16, 2015 @ 6:30 pm

https://inoltreilblog.wordpress.com/2015/11/06/yeats-150-anche-attraverso-il-cinema-con-million-dollar-yeats/  Il 16 novembre a MIlano si annuncia un  pomeriggio yeatsiano particolarissimo. La chiave infatti non è esclusivamente letteraria ma anche e soprattutto cinematografica, come si evidenzia già a partire dal titolo: “Million Dollar Yeats“. L’idea di Enrico Reggiani e di Geraldina Colombo docenti alla Cattolica di Milano è di dimostrare quanto della figura del poeta irlandese e dei suoi singoli componimenti sia penetrato nella cultura popolare attraverso il grande schermo. Nel testo in calce a questa introduzione i due…

Find out more »

“W. B. Yeats at 150: A Celebration” at St. John Fisher College, N.Y.

November 19, 2015 - November 20, 2015
St John Fisher College, 3690 East Avenue,
Rochester,, NY 14618 United States
+ Google Map

“W. B. Yeats at 150: A Celebration,”“Year of Yeats” This year marks the 150th birthday anniversary of W.B. Yeats, and St. John Fisher College is commemorating the year with a two-day conference, “W. B. Yeats at 150: A Celebration,” held on Thursday, Nov. 19 and Friday, Nov. 20. Scheduled in conjunction with the 13th annual World Philosophy Day, the program explores one of Ireland’s most notable literary and historic figures. The conference includes 13 sessions featuring lectures and readings by…

Find out more »

The Reform of the Theatre: Yeats, Craig, Hevesi, Stanislavsky

November 20, 2015 @ 12:00 pm

This one-day Symposium commemorates the 150th anniversary of the birth of W.B. Yeats by examining his ideas for the reform of the theatre in relation to developments in theatre in London, Budapest and Moscow in the early 20th century. The keynote address on Yeats and Chekhov will be delivered by Professor Anthony Roche of the School of English, Drama and Film, University College Dublin. The Symposium will be accompanied by the launch of Professor Roche's book, 'The Irish Dramatic Revival,…

Find out more »

‘When You Are Old’ Poetry Concert in China

November 22, 2015

The Embassy of Ireland in Beijing and A Poem for You celebrate Yeats2015 in China. On November 22, the Embassy of Ireland and Poem for You jointly organised a poetry concert entitled ‘When You Are Old’ which was held at the brand new Tianqiao Performing Arts Centre in Beijing. An audience of over 1,000 people attended the ticketed event and over 50,000 people accessed online coverage on the organisation’s Wechat platform which included videos recorded at the event. Before the concert…

Find out more »

Yeats Commemoration 2015 @ Magdalene College Cambridge

November 23, 2015
Magdalene College, Cambridge,
Cambridge CB3 0AG, CB3 0AG United Kingdom
+ Google Map

The Embassy of Ireland and Magdalene College, Cambridge, are pleased to announce a day of talks, readings and discussions commemorating the work of celebrated Irish poet W B Yeats. Taking place at Magdalene College, Cambridge, on Monday 23rd November 2015, this programme draws together renowned academics and poets in a celebration of his work. Speakers include: Dr Rowan Williams, Dr Peter McDonald, Professor Angela Leighton, Professor David Moody, Dr Chris Morash, Professor Patricia Coughlan, Professor Edna Longley, Professor Fran Brearton,…

Find out more »

Ireland Embassy Nigeria celebrates Yeats 150

November 26, 2015
Ireland Embassy Nigeria, Maitama
Abuja, Nigeria
+ Google Map

To mark 150 years since the birth of W.B. Yeats, Nigerian poet Dike Chukwumerije performed a reading of "The Lament of the Masks" by Christopher Okigbo in the Irish Embassy in Abuja in November 2015. The Lament of the Masks was first published in Nigeria to mark Yeats' centenary fifty years ago. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rcU5CqnCQHY

Find out more »

W.B. YEATS AND THE INDIA CONNECTION

November 28, 2015 @ 6:00 pm
C.D. DESHMUKH AUDITORIUM, 40, Max Mueller Marg, Lodhi Gardens, Lodhi Estate,
New Delhi, Delhi 110003, , 1100033 India
+ Google Map

As we celebrate W. B. Yeats’ 150th birth anniversary, it is time to reconsider the continued significance of his life and works for India and the world at large. The two-day event would focus Yeats, the influence of Indian spiritual, intellectual and creative traditions upon his work, and his own impact upon the Indian cultural and literary scene.  Through academic lectures and discussions, film screenings, readings and music, the programme would highlight Yeats’ continued importance for the world we inhabit…

Find out more »

Madrid celebrates 150 years since the birth of W.B. Yeats

November 29, 2015
Sala de Exposiciones, Prado 19 of the Ateneo de Madrid
Madrid, Spain
+ Google Map

To celebrate the 150th anniversary of the birth of William Butler Yeats, the month of June will see the Yeats Society Madrid organise a series of cultural events in Madrid, in close collaboration with the Embassy of Ireland. The centrepiece of the festivities will be a major new art exhibition featuring 26 paintings and sculptures by eight contemporary Irish visual artists. This unique exhibition, entitled “Of this Place”, sees the artists draw inspiration from the very landscapes that helped shape…

Find out more »

Irish Ambassador’s talk on 30 Nov – The Yeats Family of Bedford Park

November 30, 2015 @ 8:15 pm
Andrew Lloyd Webber theatre of the Arts Educational Schools, 14 Bath Road,
Chiswick, London W4 1 LY, W4 1 LY United Kingdom
+ Google Map
£10

The Bedford Park Society is delighted to announce that the Irish Ambassador, Daniel Mulhall, will give the 2015 Betjeman lecture on 'The Yeats Family of Bedford Park'. Daniel Mulhall has maintained a lifelong interest in Irish history and literature, with a special enthusiasm for the work of W.B.Yeats. During this year, the 150th anniversary of the birth of W.B.Yeats, he has been speaking frequently about Yeats and tweeting a daily quote from his poems. He has been Ireland's Ambassador in London…

Find out more »
December 2015

Zegreb, Yeats Poetry Poetry reading to mark the 150th anniversary of W.B. Yeats.

December 1, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Café u dvorištu, Ulica Jurja Žerjavića 7/2, Zagreb,
Grad Zagreb, Croatia (Local Name: Hrvatska)
+ Google Map

Irish Poet Colette Bryce in Kenya to celebrate Yeats Centenary

December 3, 2015 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
PAWA 254, Africa Alliance of YMCAs Building, State House CRE,
Nairobi City, , Kenya
+ Google Map
Free

Irish National poet, of International renown, Nobel Laureate, Senator and founding member of the Abbey Theatre ( the National Theatre of Ireland) , WB Yeats occupies a special place at the heart of Irish Literature. Irish poet , Colette Bryce ( winner of the Cholmondeley Award for Poetry 2010 and the special Ewart-Biggs Prize in memory of the poet Seamas Heaney in 2015) will visit Nairobi to celebrate with Kenyan poets the 150 centenary of Yeats. This trip is being funded by the Irish Government and facilitated by…

Find out more »

Hong Kong Celebration of Yeats 150

December 3, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Consulate General of Ireland-20-F, 33 Des Voeux Road
Central Hing King , Hong Kong
+ Google Map
yeats pavilion

Thursday, 3 December 2015 from 19:00 to 21:00 (CST) - Consulate General of Ireland - 20F, 33 Des Voeux Road, Central Hong Kong HK 2015 marks the 150th anniversary of the birth of the Nobel Prize-winning Irish poet, William Butler Yeats. Events have been organized around the world to commemorate Yeats’ life and works. We hope you will join us on Thursday, 3 December in the new Consulate General premises on Des Voeux Road, for a celebratory & informal evening of…

Find out more »

Living / Writing Irish and Greek Poetry Symposium, Athens

December 4, 2015 - December 5, 2015
ritish School at Athens, Upper House,, Upper House, 52 Soudias St
Athens, Greece
+ Google Map

Programme: In memoriam Spyros Iliopoulos  (Professor at the University of Athens, Greek translator of W. B. Yeats) Friday, 4 Dec 2015  9:00-14:30 : academic session (British School at Athens, Upper House, 52 Soudias St.) 9:00 – welcoming addresses: H.E. The Ambassador of Ireland to the Hellenic Republic, Noel Kilkenny Director of the British School at Athens, Prof. John Bennet 9:15-10:00 Harry Clifton (poet, former Ireland Professor of Poetry) "Reacting to Yeats" (lecture marking the Yeats Year) 10:00-10:30 Prof. William Schultz (University…

Find out more »

Celebrating 150 Years of W.B. Yeats at Leuven Centre for Irish Studies, Belgium

December 4, 2015 @ 8:30 pm
The Leuven Institute for Ireland in Europe, Janseniusstraat 1,
3000 Leuven, Belgium
+ Google Map

Friday 4 December 2015 at 20.30 Celebrating 150 Years of W.B. Yeats To end the celebrations of Yeats2015 with a flourish the Leuven Centre for Irish Studies is honoured to host a major and multifarious Yeats event in Leuven with music, recitals, a talk by Meg Harper, Chair of the International Yeats Society, and the book launch of Yeats Reborn, the result of a Europe-wide translation project, involving twenty languages. Speakers and singers from Limerick and Sligo, Belgium, the Netherlands…

Find out more »

‘Yeats 2015 will be marked in Macau on 16th December

December 16, 2015 @ 6:30 pm
Irish Coffee House, 131 Rua de Coimbra Flores Macau MO Hong Kong + Google Map

‘Yeats 2015 will be marked in Macau on 16th December. The Consul General of Ireland & the British Honorary Consul will co-host an informal evening to mark the 150th anniversary of the birth of William Butler Yeats. We hope you will join us on Wednesday, 16  December in the Irish Coffee House in Taipa for an informal evening of poetry and song. Sincere thanks to Matthew of the University of Macau for working with us. Bring a friend or two…

Find out more »

Celebration of Tagore-Yeats Friendship

December 18, 2015 @ 7:00 pm
Albert Campbell Library Auditorium, 496 Birchmount Rd,
Scarborough, , ON M1K 1N8, Canada
+ Google Map

On the occasion of 150th birth anniversary of the renowned poet Nobel Laureate W. B. Yeats, Bangladeshi Novels (An website of Bangladeshi novels) celebrates the friendship of poet Rabindranath Tagore and William Butler Yeats on 18 December 2015 at 7 pm at Albert Campbell Library Auditorium (496 Birchmount Rd, Scarborough, ON M1K 1N8, Canada). The program will include talks by eminent scholars, Tagore songs and recitation from Yeats’ poems. Find out more HERE

Find out more »
January 2016

For the Ear Alone: A Festival in Honor of W. B. Yeats in Tennessee

January 27, 2016 - January 28, 2016
East Tennessee State University, 1276 Gilbreath Dr,
Johnson City, , TN 37604 United States
+ Google Map

In 1923, William Butler Yeats was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature—the first Irishman to be so honored. Late in life he wrote, "I wanted a theatre where the greatest passions and all the permanent interest of human beings could be experienced, not alone over a book, but lover by lover, friend by friend." Wednesday, Jan. 27, 3:30 p.m., Reece Museum (Free. Reception to follow—5 p.m.)              B. Yeats and the Poetic Drama B. Yeats was searching all his life for…

Find out more »
+ Export Events