Friday 15 April 2011: Lord Mayor Michael O’Connell officially handed over the keys of Christchurch to Triskel Arts Centre. Christchurch has been beautifully restored by Cork City Council and given to the Triskel to manage as an expanded arts centre for Cork. The night featured the commissioned piece Christchurch Music from Cork composer John Gibson.
Saturday 16 April: Triskel held its first concert the Irish premiere of Being Dufay, a new musical work by Ambrose Field and sung by tenor John Potter.
16 April – 21 June: Artist Vivienne Roche presents her exhibition A Light Interlude from the Pulpit a collaboration with Swedish artist Katarina Eismann. The Right Reverend William Paul Colton, Bishop of Cork, Cloyne and Ross opened the exhibition.
20 – 23 April: The seventh Cork World Book Festival took place at Christchurch and Cork City library showcasing the work of leading Irish and International authors. The festival opened with Love Me Tender: The Genius of Early Elvis by writer Michael Gray and closed with a concert by VerdCel, a multi-disciplinary music group from Barcelona.
Outside of concerts and cinema, Christchurch is open to the public Monday – Saturday from 10am – 5pm