Hopkins Festival 2018

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31st Hopkins Festival 2018 (since 1987)

'the best literary festival in Ireland' Editor Oxford Companion

Dates: July 20 until July 26 2018

Where: Newbridge College Kildare Ireland

Full Programme will be available here. Send your email for info.

A week-long festival celebrating GERARD MANLEY HOPKINS, his interests: Poetry Painting, Music Visual Arts, Philosophy Conservation and his mentor John Henry Newman.

Past Festival Programmes

We will have details here a little later. Meanwhile, check out past Hopkins Festival programmes downloadable in PDF format


Reminder: Contact us before May 1st 2018

31st Gerard Manley Hopkins International Conference Newbridge College, Ireland

July 20th - 26th 2018
The Teatre Newbridge College Ireland

Desmond Egan: Art and Neurosis

Patrick Samway: John Berryman and the Hopkins Influence

Check out past Hopkins Festival Programmes here

Check out some 2017 Lectures

Robert Smart (Quinnipiac Univ.): Hopkins's Terrible Sonnets

Desmond Egan: Art and Neurosis

Patrick Samway sj : John Berryman and the Hopkins Influence

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Diarmuid Johnson (flute)

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Bríd Harper Fiddle (Fiddle)

Maynooth College

Maynooth Day & Festival Banquet 2017

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Ceramicist, Eleanor Swan, takes a break ourside her Studio in Russborogh House. Eleanor leads the Ceramics Workshop for the 2017 Hopkins Youth Programme.


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Swedish Pianist, Hans Palsson, discusses his Programme with participants
in 2015 Youth Programme