EVENT: Lay Up Your Ends at 40

October 25, 2023 – October 28, 2023

The Linen Hall Library & Queen’s University Belfast

with Ulster University & The Belfast International Arts Festival

Time: 09:00 – 17:00

Lay Up Your Ends at 40 – written by Charabanc Theatre Company and Martin Lynch

This year marks 40 years since the premiere of Charabanc Theatre Company’s production, Lay Up Your Ends, which was written by the company and Martin Lynch.

Programme of Events

Monday 9th October – Friday 3rd November Lay Up Your Ends: 40th Anniversary Exhibit

The Linen Hall, Belfast

Wednesday 25th October Charabanc & its Legacies: Dr Brenda Winter in conversation with Dr Ali FitzGibbon

Brian Friel Theatre, QUB, 5pm

Booking: https://belfastinternationalartsfestival.ticketsolve.com/ticketbooth/shows/873650231 

Thursday 26th October Workshop: Publishing and Performing ‘Lost’ Plays,

Dr Lisa Fitzpatrick & Dr Shonagh Hill

The Linen Hall Library, 3-5.30pm Booking: https://belfastinternationalartsfestival.ticketsolve.com/ticketbooth/shows/873650229

Thursday 26th October Celebrating Jo Egan: Playwright, Producer, Writer, Director

The Linen Hall Library, 6-7pm

Booking: https://belfastinternationalartsfestival.ticketsolve.com/ticketbooth/shows/873650232 

Friday 27th October Lay Up Your Ends at 40: A Celebration of Charabanc Theatre Company and Women’s Theatre in Northern Ireland

Brian Friel Theatre, QUB, 9.30-7pm

Booking: https://belfastinternationalartsfestival.ticketsolve.com/ticketbooth/shows/873650234 

Friday & Saturday Witches in Eden by Olga Fielden (Riverside Theatre, 27th-28th October Coleraine)

Riverside Theatre Coleraine

For information & booking, please contact Lisa Fitzpatrick at l.fitzpatrick@ulster.ac.uk

For more information contact the organisers of this event:

Trish McTighe (QUB), t.mctighe@qub.ac.uk,

Shonagh Hill (QUB) s.hill@qub.ac.uk,

Lisa Fitzpatrick (UU), l.fitzpatrick@ulster.ac.uk.

This event is run in collaboration with The Linen Hall Library and the Belfast International Arts Festival, and is supported by the Faculty Research Initiatives Fund and the Drama Department in the School of Arts, English & Languages at QUB, and the School of Arts & Humanities at Ulster University.