Seamus Heaney HomePlace

Seamus Heaney HomePlace opens with a series of events celebrating the life and work of the poet and Nobel Laureate

Festival Details


Friday, 30 September 2016 to Monday, 03 October 2016

Celebratory Opening Weekend of the Seamus Heaney HomePlace and its dedicated performance space The Helicon, in Bellaghy, County Derry. It is also the prelude to a year-long programme of events across the art forms, responding to the poet’s twelve poetry collections in chronological order. Across two weekends each month, events at The Helicon and in the surrounding landscape will celebrate Seamus Heaney’s poetry, prose and plays.