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Open Landscape

by TRANCND

Friday 21st - Sunday 23rd October
Battery Park, Greenock
Approx 8pm - 9pm | Free

In Scotland’s Year of Stories 2022 and as part of the Inverclyde Galoshan’s Festival, TRANCND is proposing to illuminate the Clyde, the site of mass embarkation & arrival, with two light beams forming a SALTIRE during the Galoshan’s Festival.

 

The artwork will highlight and commemorate the movement of our people through the Clyde. From Highlands to Lowlands, from Ireland to Scotland, from Scotland to the Empire and from Europe & the commonwealth to Scotland. 

 

The light will be transient, lasting for just an hour each night but will be visible from all the surrounding settlements with the beams projecting up to 5km into the night sky.

Lee Jeans Documentary

by RIG Arts

Thursday 27th October
Waterfront Cinema, Greenock
6.30pm | Free, register your place HERE.

A screening of a documentary created as part of RIG Arts' heritage project remembering the worker's sit in to stop Greenock's Lee Jeans factory from shutting down.

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Museum of Missing Myths 

by Lily Carmen Smith and Kristyna Ilek commissioned by RIG Arts

Saturday 22nd & Sunday 23rd October
The Unexpected Garden, behind
South West Library
1st Performance 6pm - 7pm
2nd Performance 7.30 - 8.30pm
45 mins - 1 hr | Free

For the second year running Penelope Shapiro and her large team of expert archaeologists, mythologists, zoologists, energy-measuring-ologists, geologists, anthropologists (and other various ologists) have been working hard to curate a brand new collection for The Museum of Missing Myths through workshops, research and interviews across Inverclyde.

 

Containing never-before-seen mythical artefacts from the region, the new Museum is currently being installed at The Unexpected Garden, Greenock - a site of outstanding mythological energy. The team are working night and day excavating the site and will be ready to share their findings to the public on the 22nd and 23rd of October.

 

Commissioned by RIG Arts and created with the participation of Inverclyde locals and workshop participants. All ages. Under 12’s must be accompanied by adults. (This applies to both workshops and performances).

 

This is an outdoors, after dark walking tour. Please wear appropriate clothing for cold weather! Unfortunately the garden is not accessible for wheelchairs or prams.