Droichead Arts Centre is a major cultural hub in the North East, welcoming an audience of over 30,000 in 2018. The multi-disciplinary arts venue and gallery in Drogheda hosts live music, international cinema, award-winning theatre & contemporary art exhibitions.
It is the also the home of the Droichead Youth Theatre, one of the most active and successful youth theatres in Ireland. The centre provides an ambitious Outreach Programme for Young People & Children, including free workshops in schools during Leanbh Children’s Festival and in the gallery for secondary schools. The Centre also hosts a wide range of free interactive events, tours and workshops throughout the year, ensuring that access to arts and cultural work is freely available and accessible to all children.
Droichead Arts Centre is committed to supporting artists in the North East region. As well as actively programming local artists into its calendar of events throughout the year, the centre also supports work through a number of residencies and “in association” programmes. The centre is a registered charity and a much loved and used resource for the people of Drogheda and its surrounding areas.