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CULTURE NIGHT RE – IMAGINED!

Friday September 18th 2020 Waterford Welcome to Waterford City & County Culture Night 2020  Official Brochure – Culture Night 2020 Pages This year Waterford will push upon all boundaries and … Continue reading

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WATERFORD MUSIC GENERATION PRESENTS – TAKE 5 PERFORMANCE SERIES

Online, Friday 18th September 2020 at 5:00pm Waterford Libraries, Waterford Arts Office and Europe Direct Waterford in partnership with Music Generation Waterford presents Take 5 Culture Night Performance Series for … Continue reading

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WATERFORD CITY & COUNTY COUNCIL INVITES APPLICATIONS FOR 2021 ARTS PRACTICE GRANTS

Deadline: Friday October 16th – 5pm. Note: We advise you to get your application in two days before the deadline. Following feedback from last year’s process a number of significant … Continue reading

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STORIES FROM LISMORE AND BEYOND

Artists and participants include: Dervla Baker, Lee Behegan, Ella Bertilsson, Stephen Brandes, Susan Buttner, Clashmore Chairs, Carol Anne Connolly, Cronan Creagh, Fanny Currey, Francis Edmund Currey, Lucien Freud, John Graham, Breda Geoghegan, Elaine Grainger, Austin Hearne, Paul Henry, Michele Horrigan, Fiona Kelly, Valerie Lee, Victoria William Ley, Heather and Ivan Morison, David Nash, Peter Nash, Dennis McNulty, Katie Nolan, Deirdre O’Mahony, Alison Pilkinton, The Quiet Club, Philip Quinn, Jim Ricks, Ciara Roche, Carolyn Sergeant, Angie Shanahan, Emma Tennant, Aram Wahhoud, Louise Wallace – and many more

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EXHIBITION – THE HOUSE THAT BUILT ME BY BERNADETTE DOOLAN – GOMA

GOMA Gallery of Modern Art, 30th July – 26th September 2020 Wednesdays to Saturdays 12.30 – 5.30pm Award winning Irish artist Bernadette Doolan explores the fragility of identity in the … Continue reading

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WHAT’S ON THIS WEEK @ THEATRE ROYAL

“Bag O Cans” on Friday 18th September 2020 at 6:00pm and 6:30pm “It’s a Bag O Cans not a Bag O Can’ts!” is Jason’s philosophy for life but Ella his … Continue reading

September 15, 2020 · Leave a comment

COMEDY – FRED COOKE: SIMPLY FRED

Central Arts, Friday 25th September 2020 at 8:00pm Lisa Richards Presents Fred Cooke: Simply Fred If you don’t know him by now, award-winning stand –up comedian Fred Cooke will have … Continue reading

September 11, 2020 · Leave a comment

THEATRE DEVELOPMENT WEEK

Garter Lane, Monday September 14th – Sunday 20th 2020  Continual creation… A week of script and theatrical development at Garter Lane Arts Centre In the (very) strange times we find … Continue reading

September 10, 2020 · Leave a comment

BRIAN KENNEDY

Theater Royal- Saturday 5th September at 8:00 pm – Fee: €26.00 Brian Kennedy is one of Ireland’s most inspired and revered ambassadors of music. Originally from Belfast, Brian remains one of … Continue reading

September 2, 2020 · Leave a comment

BIRDS OF BURDEN & MUFASA

Theater Royal, Friday September 4th 2020 – 8pm. Fee: 16€ To book your ticket please click here Theater Royal The Mall, Waterford Phone: (051) 874 402  

September 2, 2020 · Leave a comment

WATERFORD FILM FESTIVAL- 3 DAYS TILL FINAL DEADLINE

Dead line Friday 4th September 2020     more information and how to submit please click here

September 2, 2020 · Leave a comment

FILM – HOTEL SALVATION

Garter Lane Arts Centre, Friday September 11th 2020 at 7:30pm Garter Lane is delighted to showcase a specially selected film ‘Hotel Salvation’ on Friday Sep 11th at 7.30pm. “This beautifully … Continue reading

September 1, 2020 · Leave a comment

COMEDY – NEIL DELAMERE: PICK N MIX

Central Arts, Saturday 5th September 2020 at 8:00pm Neil Delamere – Pick N Mix – some old, some new, and plenty of messing​! Presented in compliance with social distancing regulations. … Continue reading

September 1, 2020 · Leave a comment

BERNADETTE DOOLAN IN CONVERSATION WITH AOIBHIE McCARTHY

GOMA Gallery of Modern Art, Saturday 29th of August 2020 at 1:00pm – 2:00pm. Free event.     Booking Essential Booking: tiny.cc/bernadettedoolantalk Due to covid-19 restrictions limited places are available … Continue reading

August 27, 2020 · Leave a comment

POSTPONED: QUAKER TRAIL LAUNCH AUGUST 20th

Unfortunately, due to weather warnings for high winds and rain over the coming days, and the latest Government limitations for outdoor gatherings to 15 people, the decision has been made … Continue reading

August 19, 2020 · Leave a comment

WATERFORD POETRY PRIZE 2020

closing date- Wednesday 12 PM 16th September 2020 The Arts Office, Waterford City & County Council is pleased to announce details of the Waterford Poetry Prize 2020. The Waterford Poetry … Continue reading

August 14, 2020 · Leave a comment

BRONZE CASTING WORKSHOP WITH HELLE HELSNER

BRONZE CASTING (and other metals) WORKSHOP A two day workshop 26th -27th August. exploring bronze Casting (and other metals). Cost €150, light lunch provided on the day. Booking essential as … Continue reading

August 11, 2020 · Leave a comment

WRITING BURSARIES AWARDED FOR ARDMORE WRITERS RETREAT

The Arts Office, Waterford City & County Council has announced the recipients of bursaries to attend the Molly Keane Writers Retreat in Ardmore, Co. Waterford. In receipt of full bursaries … Continue reading

July 27, 2020 · Leave a comment

VIRTUAL TOURS OF A SELECTION OF GREAT ART GALLERIES

The following is a selection of art galleries around the world that offer virtual tours from the comfort of your home. National Gallery of Ireland, Dublin Explore the wonders of … Continue reading

July 26, 2020 · Leave a comment

DR. ERIC SWEENEY R.I.P.

The composer and former head of Music at the Waterford Institute of Technology, Dr. Eric Sweeney, has passed away he was 72. A member of Aosdána he also served on … Continue reading

July 23, 2020 · Leave a comment

CREATIVITY & CHANGE SPECIAL PURPOSE AWARD

Application deadline 18th August The Creativity & Change post-grad programme is for anyone interested in how creative engagement can nurture global citizenship and empathic action around global justice themes. It … Continue reading

July 22, 2020 · Leave a comment

RECIPIENTS OF THE 2020 CHILDREN’S BOOKS IRELAND AND TYRONE GUTHRIE CENTRE BURSARY AWARDS FOR MID-CAREER CHILDREN’S BOOKS ARTISTS ANNOUNCED

Children’s Books Ireland and the Tyrone Guthrie Centre are pleased to announce Ashling Lindsay, Shona Shirley McDonald, Nicola Pierce, Margaret Anne Suggs and Máire Zepf as recipients of the 2020 … Continue reading

July 22, 2020 · Leave a comment

BEST FOOT FORWARD DANCE CLASSES

Garter Lane, Thursday 16th, 23rd July 2020 at 2:30pm – 3:30pm Garter Lane are delighted to announce that a series of dance classes for older people will resume in July … Continue reading

July 14, 2020 · Leave a comment

EXHIBITION – WHEN THE WIND BLOWS BY OISIN BURKE

GOMA Gallery of Modern Art, Wednesday 15th July 2020, 12:30pm – 5:30pm When the Wind Blows | Oisin Burke Oisin’s exhibition will be running until the 22nd of July (one … Continue reading

July 14, 2020 · Leave a comment

BAZ ASHMAY WANTS YOU! APPLICATIONS FOR ‘WINGMAN’ NOW CLOSED

Baz Ashmay is looking for people to take part in the new series of his hit TV show Wingman! He is keen to find a young creative (a photographer, painter, … Continue reading

July 13, 2020 · Leave a comment

WRITING BURSARIES FOR ADMORE WRITERS RETREAT

Writing Bursaries available for Ardmore Writers Retreat The Arts Office, Waterford City & County Council is offering Waterford Writers’ the opportunity to attend the Molly Keane Writers Retreat in Ardmore, … Continue reading

July 10, 2020 · Leave a comment

CAPPOQUIN MARKET HOUSE CRAFTWORKS OPENS

10.00am to 5.00pm Tuesday to Sunday. Having successfully been involved in a temporary studios and shop, “The Lismore Craft Collective” in 2014, Len Canton (leatherwork), Joan Casey (mosaic & felt) … Continue reading

July 10, 2020 · Leave a comment

ONE MILLION STARS TO END VIOLENCE

Inspired by Dr Martin Luther King Jnr’s words of ‘being light and love in our communities’, Art Therapist Siobhan McQuillan is inviting people from all over Ireland to weave stars … Continue reading

June 10, 2020 · Leave a comment

WATERFORD POET WINS 2020 FISH PUBLISHING POETRY PRIZE

Waterford Poet Peggy McCarthy has been announced as the winner of the prestigious Fish Publishing Poetry Prize 2020 for her piece – ‘Father’. Billy Collins who judged the the contest … Continue reading

June 9, 2020 · Leave a comment

‘CREATIVE WATERFORD’ GRANT RECIPIENTS ANNOUNCED

Sixteen grants have been allocated to a range of community groups, organisations and individuals from the Creative Waterford programme funding scheme. Katherine Collins, Creative Waterford Coordinator said of the 73 … Continue reading

June 7, 2020 · Leave a comment

IRISH MUSIC EMERGENCY RELIEF FUND

A new fund has been set-up to assist Irish music creators currently experiencing financial need. The fund set-up by the Irish Music Rights Organisation (IMRO), the Irish Recorded Music Association … Continue reading

May 17, 2020 · Leave a comment

SCREEN IRELAND ANNOUNCES SUPPORT MEASURES FOR CREATIVE SCREEN INDUSTRY

Fís Éireann/Screen Ireland has announced a series of new measures to support production companies and creative talent, across feature film, TV drama, animation and documentary in Ireland. Responding to the … Continue reading

May 17, 2020 · Leave a comment

ARTISTS – COMMUNICATION WEBINAR WITH EMMA DWYER ON THURSDAY 11th

Jun 11th | 3:00 pm | Free event but booking in advance advised The internet is making it easier for artists to network and reach new audiences both on and … Continue reading

May 8, 2020 · Leave a comment

SLIGO IS LOOKING FOR A PUBLIC ART PROJECT MANAGER

Applications are invited from suitably qualified persons for inclusion on a panel for the position of Public Art Project Manager (Temporary Contract Post). Application forms, details of qualifications and full … Continue reading

April 28, 2020 · Leave a comment

BEALTAINE FESTIVE LINKS

Though Bealtaine was cancelled due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic – Age & Opportunity (the people behind the festival) have come up with a brilliant list of links and online … Continue reading

April 28, 2020 · Leave a comment

POETRY DAY WATERFORD RECORDINGS ONLINE NOW!

Poetry Day Waterford was a unique festival of poetry and spoken word with interludes of music. Unique, not just because of the depth and breadth of the programme – but … Continue reading

April 28, 2020 · Leave a comment

FREE ON-LINE CIRCUS WORKSHOPS

In response to the Covid-19 Pandemic and its requirement that young people stay at home with their families Core Creations has moved its youth workshops online. Even better they are … Continue reading

April 28, 2020 · Leave a comment