Storytelling at Florence Court

Enjoy a relaxing evening of storytelling from accomplished raconteur, Bryan Gallagher on Friday 4 November. Sit by the fire in the Entrance Hall while Bryan takes a light-hearted look at growing up in rural Fermanagh.

The fireplace lit in the main hall at Florence Court

Bryan is a retired headmaster who has spent his whole life living in the county of Fermanagh near the beautiful shores of Lough Erne. He was reared in Derrylin but now lives with his wife Maeve in Enniskillen and their five children.

Bryan is a regular contributor to 'Thought for the Day' and 'Your Place and Mine’ on BBC Radio Ulster and to 'Sunday Miscellany' on RTE. He was a regular columnist on BBC Radio 4, 'Home Truths' until the death of its presenter John Peel.  

He has written, There'll not be a Crowd Till the Crowd Gathers, a memoir of the Starlight Dance Band. His most recent book, Barefoot in Mullyneeny, published by Harper Collins, has attracted excellent reviews and has sold out.

Bryan entertaining the crowd at our Christmas concerts
Bryan Gallagher speaking at our Choral Society concerts
Bryan entertaining the crowd at our Christmas concerts

Since his retirement, he has forged a new career as an accomplished after-dinner speaker and raconteur, and is a regular performer in the Christmas concerts at Castle Coole. The evening's topic will be "The way we were",  a light-hearted look at growing up in rural Fermanagh.

A glass of wine and light supper will be served.  The evening begins at 8pm and tickets are priced at £15 per adult (including members).  

Booking is essential. To book or for further information please contact Florence Court 028 6634 8249.