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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 embrace the changes Culture Night 2020 has to offer.

We are highlighting events such as the city wide yarn bombing, the live online Molly Keane Creative Writing Award and celebrating our people and historic buildings. We are reinventing Waterford through art, words and music and above all uniting as a community and reaching out to every inch of our county – online and offline!

Waterford In Your Pocket’s Online Schedule:

https://www.facebook.com/WaterfordIYP

  • 5.00pm: Art in the Sand
  • 5.30pm: Mná na nDéise
  • 6.00pm: WIT – What Tessa Did at School
  • 7.00pm: Molly Keane Creative Writing Award 2020
  • 7.30pm: Artist’s Corner with Jamie Beamish
  • 8.00pm: The Campervan of Sound
  • 9.00pm: Tall Buildings
  • 9.30pm: OK Dance
  • Throughout the evening: Gallery & Venue Tour of Waterford
  • Throughout the evening: Jordan’s Sesh

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Waterford City:

The Viking Triangle

 Mná na nDéise                                                                               

5.30pm

 Women’s letters from the pandemic – interviews and readings

Venue: Online – https://www.facebook.com/WaterfordIYP

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 ‘BAG O’CANS’ at the Theatre Royal Vestibule                                                                                                                    

6.00pm & 6.30pm

 A short play written and directed by Martina Collender, starring Nicola Spendlove and Kieran Walsh.

A dark humoured look at one woman trying to fall into the bottle and is now trying to drink her way out.

Free event but booking is essential www.theatreroyal.ie

Venue: Theatre Royal, The Mall, Waterford

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 Medieval Museum Tours                                                                                                                  

Various Times

 For Culture Night 2020 we will be offering guided tours in the award winning Medieval Museum on Friday 18th September.

Free event but booking is essential – medievalreception@waterfordcouncil.ie. The time for the tours will be every 45 minutes from 6:00pm until closing at 9:00pm.

Apologies: Walk-ups, on the night, will not be allowed

Venue: Medieval Museum, Viking Triangle, Waterford

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GOMA – Gallery of Modern Art                                                                   

Various Times

 Virtual tour of Bernadette Doolin Exhibition on Waterford In Your Pocket.

Venue: Online – https://www.facebook.com/WaterfordIYP

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Jordan’s Sesh Musicians       

Various Times

 A collection of Waterford’s finest musicians brought together by lockdown.                                              

Venue: Online – https://www.facebook.com/WaterfordIYP

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 Waterford Film Centre

Various Times

 Virtual tour of the sci-fi set ‘Imbola’.

Venue: Online – https://www.facebook.com/WaterfordIYP

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 Rag week a Podcast by Grá Kavanagh

6pm

 Chat about reproduction with men and women.

Venue:  Ragweek on Spotify

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Waterford Writers                                                                             

8.00pm

A night of music and song by the Waterford Writers group.

Venue: Online – https://www.facebook.com/Waterford-Writers-1939941576313840

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 City of Waterford Brass                                                                             

7.00pm

 A series of videos featuring 6 to 10 of our players doing solo performances.

 Link: https://www.facebook.com/events/947787715707629/permalink/947787722374295/

Venue: Online – https://www.facebook.com/CityOfWaterfordBrass

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 Waterford Cultural Quarter

 Top of the City Community Gardens

4.30pm & 5.30pm

Come and see our new community garden, listen to some local acts and enjoy a brief historical talk which will be given about the grounds, attended by the Mayor of Waterford.

Booking advised – limited spaces. Contact vikingpromotionsire@gmail.com

Venue: St Carthage’s Ave, Waterford

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 Waterford Gallery of Art

Various Times

A totally safe automotive tour with Conor Nolan

Venue: Online – https://www.facebook.com/WaterfordIYP

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 Parlour Vintage Tea Rooms

Various Times

 Celebrate Culture Night by writing a love letter about a place, a memory, a person or anything you deem worthy of your love.

The letter that moves us the most gets a dazzling Getaway Weekend at the stunning Greenway Manor Hotel. Post your love letter…“Love Letters to The Parlour”, to the venue address below.

Venue: 2 Great George’s Street, Waterford City

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 Garter Lane Arts Centre

7.00pm & 8.00pm

 This years’ Culture Night offering from Garter Lane is a selection of screenings:

  • Marian (6mins)
  • Look Both Ways (6minutes)
  • Far Away Still (6minutes)

During lockdown Garter Lane Arts Centre had the opportunity to commission the creation of these short films and we are delighted to share them with you on Culture Night.

Free event – booking essential at www.garterlane.ie

Venue: Garter Lane Theatre, 22A, O’Connell Street, Waterford

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The Campervan of Sound

8.00pm

Join us for an online adventure this year with the Campervan of Sound! Sit back and enjoy the sounds of some of Waterford’s talented musicians.

Online – https://www.facebook.com/WaterfordIYP

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 We Are Tall Buildings

9pm    

A visual art piece comparing our vanishing youth with the beauty of Waterford’s buildings.

A collective piece by Anna Jordan, Ailíse O’Neill and HK Stuart

Venue: Online – https://www.facebook.com/WaterfordIYP

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OK Dance

9.30pm

 Dance ensemble for your viewing pleasure this Culture Night!

Venue: Online – https://www.facebook.com/WaterfordIYP

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 Waterford City Areas

 Music Generation

5pm

Music Generation Waterford in partnership with Waterford Libraries, Waterford Arts Office and Europe Direct Waterford presents ‘Take 5 Culture Night Performance Series’ for Culture Night 2020. Interviews and performances from some of Waterford’s finest local musicians filmed in the unique cultural spaces of Waterford City.

The performance series will air on Music Generation Waterford, Waterford Libraries and Culture Night Waterford Social Media platforms from 5pm.

Venue: https://www.facebook.com/musicgenerationwaterford

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 Theatre Studies at WIT                                                        

6.00pm

 What Tessa did at school: an analysis of how schoolgirl theatrical activity in St. Mary’s Secondary School, Waterford influenced Teresa Deevys’ dramaturgical practice. 6pm showing on Waterford In Your Pocket.

 Venue: Online – https://www.facebook.com/TheatreStudiesatWIT

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City Centre Re-Vamps                  

All Day

 Waterford city centre will be revamped with city and county yarn bombing. Brought to you by Waterford City & County Council and Creative Waterford.

Venue: City Centre, Waterford

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 Modwords

TBC

A spoken word event from the artists of the spoken word movement #Modwords.

For more information about the event follow the link below.

Venue: Online: https://www.facebook.com/modwordswaterford

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 The Rogue Gallery and Studios                                                                               

TBC

Exhibition “It’s Never Too Late” brought to you by the Rogue Gallery and Studios, celebrates the many beautiful paintings and drawings created by our hard working amateur artists group, who over the years have learned the methods and techniques to create their own personal art pieces

For more information about the event follow the link below.

Venue: Online – www.facebook.com/TheRoguegallerywaterford

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 Project by Patricia Ciara Langan                                                                             

All day

Installation based on ‘The Meeting on the Turret Stairs’ by Frederic William Burton planned for the Tower on Parnell Street.

Venue: Double Tower, Railway Sq, Waterford

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 Baya The Storyteller

TBC

 

Storytelling session online with meditation, reflections. The story would be ‘The Descent of Inanna’. Check out Baya’s facebook for more information about the event and access to the zoom event link.

Venue: Online – https://www.facebook.com/baya.ie

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 Central Library

TBC

Donald Brady is going to give a pre-recorded talk on Maria Regina Roche. Check out the central library facebook page for more information.

Venue: https://www.facebook.com/WaterfordCouncilLibraries

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 WHAT: Culture Night on the Wards                                                                              

7.00pm

 Waterford Healing Arts Trust (WHAT) will celebrate Culture Night 2020 by bringing live music on to the wards of UHW on the evening of Friday 18 September between 7pm-8.30pm.

This special acoustic session will be provided by WHAT’s Healing Sounds on the Wards team of musicians Liam Merriman, Eoin O Meachair, Alan Browne, Michelle Haberlin and Liam Kavanagh.  Further details are available at www.waterfordhealingarts.com

 Venue: University Hospital Waterford, Dunmore Road, Waterford

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Waterford County:

 Art In The Sand

5.00pm

 View some stunning work from The Art Hand, Copper Coast, Waterford!

Venue: Online – https://www.facebook.com/WaterfordIYP

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 Tall Tales with Tides and Tales

& Cheekpoint Pop up Market         

7.00pm

 To Celebrate Culture Night 2020, Andrew Doherty invites you to Cheekpoint to hear some selected readings from his new book – Waterford Harbour Tides & Tales. Set in the relaxed surroundings of Cheekpoint Green, overlooking the meeting of the Three Sister Rivers.

Venue: Village Green, Cheekpoint

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 Old Market House Arts Centre – Dungarvan

6.00pm

 Open for Culture Night from 6pm to 8pm for viewing of ‘Aspects II’ selected works from the Waterford Art Collection curated by Dr. Éimear O’ Connor and featuring newly conserved works.

Venue: Lower Main Street, Dungarvan, Co. Waterford

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 Seal le Seanachaí

7pm

Oíche scéalaíochta i nDún Garbhán le seanachaí áitiúil. Deis do dhaoine idir óg agus aosa éisteacht le fíor scéalta agus finscéalta, nua scéalta agus scéalta ó fadó, fadó. Ríomhphost: cabrini@glornangael.ie.

 Venue: Online –  https://www.facebook.com/glornangael/

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 Molly Keane Creative Writing Award 2020

7.00pm

 Join us on Waterford In Your pocket for the official announcement of the winner of the national Molly Keane Creative Writing Award 2020, followed by a reading of the winning story from the Molly Keane Writers Retreat, Ardmore, Co. Waterford.

Venue: Online – https://www.facebook.com/WaterfordIYP

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