Archive for November, 2010

Shop at Tesco’s? Pop a Blue Token for Blue Teapot

Monday, July 21st, 2014

We’re delighted to be chosen as one of the local charities in Tesco Galway’s Community Fund programme, starting Monday July 21st and running for the next six weeks at the Tescos on the Headford Road.
How does the Tesco Community Fund work in Tesco Galway you ask?
Well, firstly Tesco places a collection unit with 3 collection [...]

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Blue Teapot world premiere new production for Galway International Arts Festival

Wednesday, July 2nd, 2014

iD is about to open shortly in the Galway International Arts Festival on Wednesday 16th July. Devised by the company in collaboration with director Scott Williams and dramaturge Gavin Kostick, the show poses the central question “Who do you think I am?” and explores how people with intellectual disability experience the world.
Scott Williams of [...]

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Theatre Makers to Game Changers

Tuesday, June 10th, 2014

In May 2012, we started the process of creating our critically acclaimed theatre production Sanctuary with Christian O’Reilly. At the time, we couldn’t have conceived the wider impact the show would have, not only on theatre goers and viewers nationwide (via RTÉ 1 TV documentary Somebody To Love), but on the game changers within Irish [...]

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A surprise from Salthill Rotary

Thursday, May 15th, 2014

To keep the momentum going in the final days of our Fund it campaign (ending Monday May 19th at 11am), we are THRILLED to announce that the Salthill Rotary Club will be matching all Fund it donations after the €10,000 mark! This means any donation funders make after we reach €10,000. Rotary will match that [...]

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Pop Up Restaurant to support iD Fund it Campaign

Thursday, May 8th, 2014

When the Blue Teapot Theatre Company announced its recent fundraising campaign a group of local chefs came together with a novel way to help the company reach its target.
Jessica Murphy, owner and head chef at Kai Café and Restaurant, together with Michelin star-winning Enda McEvoy of LOAM will curate a special culinary event on Friday [...]

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Fund it Campaign launches April 28th for new Galway Arts Festival show

Friday, April 25th, 2014

We’re launching a Fund it campaign to raise €12,000 in 21 days through www.fundIt.ie, an Irish crowd funding website, THIS MONDAY April 28th. It’s to support our new show iD premiering to the world in the Galway Arts Festival this year.

21 days to raise €12,000 – 1/3 of our total budget.
What could be easier?! (Well, [...]

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Salthill Rotary chooses Blue Teapot for Kick the Wall charity

Thursday, April 10th, 2014

Salthill Rotary has picked us as April’s charity for the small change BIG IMPACT donation point located on the prom at the famous Kick-the-wall spot at Blackrock.  The Salthill Rotary Club has been actively engaged in projects for the benefit of the local community since 1986.
We’re thrilled that we’ve been chosen as [...]

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And the Award Goes to …

Wednesday, February 26th, 2014

We’re proud to announce that we have won an AONTAS STAR Award for the Connaught region, giving accolade in recognition of our ‘outstanding work in providing high quality education and training opportunities for people with intellectual disabilities’.
Director Petal Pilley said ‘Winning the AONTAS STAR Award is a fantastic recognition of the work achieved in our [...]

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SOMEBODY TO LOVE

Monday, February 10th, 2014

BLUE TEAPOT ON RTE ONE, Monday 17th February at 9.35pm
Must see television for all supporters of Blue Teapot – Somebody To Love is a new documentary by Wildfire Films which will be shown on RTE One next Monday 17th February at 9.35pm.
Featuring the cast of Sanctuary and following the show’s two leads Kieran Coppinger & [...]

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Third Time Lucky?

Tuesday, January 21st, 2014

For the third consecutive year, Blue Teapot has been shortlisted for an AONTAS STAR Award. The STAR Awards (Showcasing Teamwork, Awarding Recognition) are an awards initiative coordinated by AONTAS as part of the annual Adult Learners’ Festival to acknowledge the fantastic work undertaken by adult learning projects throughout Ireland. 
The awards celebrate the positive contribution [...]

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