Heinrich Boll Memorial Weekend
Since 2003, each May Bank Holiday a three-day festival takes place. For 2022, it’s the weekend Friday April 30th – Monday May 3rd.
Topics relating to the Island’s cultural and historical past are revisited and explored through readings, round table discussions, film showings and walks led by archaeologists, historians, poets and writers associated with the residency.
Weekend lectures,readings, workshops engagments, incl landscape walks and readings in landscape, ilustrated lectures and exhibitions.
Opportunity for local community and visitors to engage with Heinrich Böll Cottage and writers and Achill. Builds positive community and public awareness and outreach of residency programme.
Local community gain involvment with residencey project.