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WATERFORD GHOST STORY FESTIVAL UPDATE

The Ghost Story festival would like to thank everyone who has helped us with stories, information and offers of work. Unfortunately we are going to have to postpone the festival … Continue reading

September 13, 2014 · 3 Comments

ANTHONY HAYES AT SOMA CONTEMPORARY GALLERY

[(being) DIGITAL REVERIE] is the name of the solo show by Dungarvan based Artist Anthony Hayes at Soma Contemporary Gallery, Waterford. Born in Wimbledon, England to Irish parents, Tony studied … Continue reading

September 5, 2014 · Leave a comment

‘THIRTY’ A VISUAL CELEBRATION OF 30 YEARS OF GARTER LANE ARTS CENTRE

As part of Waterford’s 1100th birthday and Garter Lane Arts Centres thirtieth anniversary, ‘Thirty’ will present a moving visual celebration and fond look back featuring thirty renowned artists and friends … Continue reading

August 21, 2014 · Leave a comment

PAINTED CITY TO RETURNS TO GREYFRIARS!

Due to popular demand Painted City has returned to Greyfriars Municipal Gallery. Tuesday to Saturday 10am to 5pm – Admission FREE The exhibition, featuring views of Waterford, is now also … Continue reading

August 20, 2014 · Leave a comment

SEPTEMBER IN THE THEATRE ROYAL

As the summer slowly fades into autumn and the days get a little bit shorter and chillier – the Theatre Royal has plenty for you to go and see on … Continue reading

August 19, 2014 · Leave a comment

DUNGARVAN TOWN HALL THEATRE PUBLIC MEETING

Your Theatre Your say… Waterford City and County Council invite you to get involved with the future of Dungarvan’s very own Theatre. We want to hear what you want to … Continue reading

August 18, 2014 · Leave a comment

‘PERSONAL SPACE’ AT THE HIVE GALLERY

28TH AUGUST – 4TH SEPTEMBER 2014 Exhibition opening Thursday 28th August, 7pm Hive Emerging presents its final exhibition for its Summer Program, ‘Personal Space’. This show will open on the … Continue reading

August 13, 2014 · Leave a comment

WATERFORD YOUTH ARTS ‘CRUCIBLE’ IN GARTER LANE

Waterford Youth Arts in association with Garter Lane Arts Centre presents The Crucible by Arthur Miller – August 23rd to 30th – 7.30pm The Crucible is set in Salem, Massachusetts … Continue reading

August 7, 2014 · Leave a comment

WATERFORD CONCERT ORCHESTRA PRESENTS PICTURES OF IRELAND

Christ Church Cathedral, Waterford – September 27th, 8.00pm Tickets €20/€18 Granuaile by Shaun Davey (including the famous Ripples in the Rockpools) will help Waterford celebrate its 1100th birthday in this gallery of orchestral … Continue reading

July 26, 2014 · Leave a comment

THEATRE ROYAL EVENTS

BACKSTAGE TOURS @ Theatre Royal, Waterford (€5) children under 12 go free Friday – Saturday (12pm & 2pm) Explore the backstage life of the Theatre Royal on a fun interactive adventure. … Continue reading

July 3, 2014 · Leave a comment

FUND-IT TARGET REACHED FOR NEW STREET GARDENS

UPDATE: New Street Gardens would like to thank all of those who contributed to the recent Fund-It campaign. The Gardens are up and running, but if you would still like … Continue reading

June 4, 2014 · 1 Comment

ART ON WATERFORD’S RAILINGS

Be part of a spectacular open air art exhibition! Calling all artists to get involved in colouring the city streets during the summer months by joining Art On The Railings. … Continue reading

May 28, 2014 · 1 Comment

OPERA REHEARSALS IN GREYFRIARS GALLERY, WATERFORD

The Invader scheduled Orchestra and then Orchestra and Choral rehearsals on May 21 and 22 respectfully at Greyfriars Municipal Gallery. It was a great experience for the staff as well … Continue reading

May 26, 2014 · Leave a comment

THE INVADER GOES TO WEXFORD

After its phenomenal opening in Waterford over the weekend, the spectacular new opera The Invader comes to the Wexford Opera House for one night – this Friday May 30th. Created … Continue reading

May 26, 2014 · Leave a comment

TED & MARY O’REGAN BURSARY

Deadline May 30th. The Bursary was founded to honour the memory of Ted and Mary O’Regan, a couple who made a lasting contribution to the artistic life of Waterford. The … Continue reading

May 24, 2014 · 2 Comments

BE PREPARED TO BE INVADED – MAY 23 & 24

The Invader opens in Waterford on May 23rd – the world premiere of a new Irish Opera created by Eric Sweeney and Mark Roper, directed by Ben Barnes for Theatre Royal … Continue reading

May 7, 2014 · Leave a comment

THEATRE ROYAL JUNE EVENTS

The Summer is here and the Theatre Royal are really getting into the swing of things with shows and events that has something for everyone! THE FULL IRISH MONTH/ THE … Continue reading

May 3, 2014 · Leave a comment

THE BUNNY COLLECTIVE AT SOMA CONTEMPORARY GALLERY

Please note – exhibition now closed From May 8th – June 7th 2014, Soma Contemporary Gallery Waterford The Young-Girl’s Gaze explores how young women exist online, and how the internet can … Continue reading

April 28, 2014 · Leave a comment

WAKING UP IN WATERFORD – PAUL BOKSLAG AT THE WRH

The Waterford Healing Arts Trust (WHAT) presents Waking Up in Waterford, an exhibition of papercuts by artist Paul Bokslag. The Waking Up in Waterford exhibition explores the artist’s unexpected experience of … Continue reading

April 27, 2014 · Leave a comment

GER WOLFE FOR MUSIC AT THE MUSEUM SUNDAY LUNCHTIME CONCERT

Sunday 11th May at 12:30 pm/ Doors 12 Noon Back on the road again, Ger Wolfe returns to Waterford with a new album “I Have Been Loved” on Sunday 11th May. … Continue reading

April 16, 2014 · Leave a comment

‘HOUND’ KICKSTARTER CAMPAIGN

A re-imagining of Ireland’s greatest myth: the life and times of the warrior Cu Chulainn The legend of the warrior Cu Chulainn is one of the great myths of the … Continue reading

April 12, 2014 · Leave a comment

NOT A GAME FOR BOYS – CENTRAL HALL

Central Hall, The Quay, Waterford from April 2nd to 12th at 8pm Starring Kieran Doyle, Trevor Somers and Stephen Forristal NOT A GAME FOR BOYS by Simon Block makes it’s … Continue reading

April 4, 2014 · 1 Comment

APPLICATIONS OPEN FOR DERRY CHORAL FESTIVAL

Applications are now open for 2014 City of Derry International Choral Festival, taking place from 23rd – 26th October. Similarly to 2013, the festival will take place across four days, … Continue reading

April 3, 2014 · Leave a comment

SEÁN DUNNE YOUNG WRITERS AWARDS & WINNING ENTRIES

UPDATE: LINKS TO WINNING ENTRIES NOW ADDED This year the Sean Dunne Young Writers winning entrants are: Noel O’ Regan a 28 year old writer from Tralee in County Kerry … Continue reading

April 2, 2014 · 1 Comment

COISCEAM AT GARTER LANE

Saturday April 5th at 8pm. Experience an evening of unforgettable storytelling from CoisCeim Dance Theatre. The award-winning ‘Swimming With My Mother’ and ‘Missing’ are two extraordinary shows by David Bolger. … Continue reading

March 31, 2014 · Leave a comment

VIKING VOICES AT CHRIST CHURCH CATHEDRAL

Christ Church Cathedral was the location for a unique celebration of Waterford’s Viking history at 11am on Friday 21st March. Students from five secondary schools  performed twelve original compositions based … Continue reading

March 13, 2014 · Leave a comment

ARTS GRANT AWARDS ANNOUNCED

At its monthly meeting, on Monday March 10, Waterford City Council approved the expenditure of €235,000 on Arts Grants and Venue Programmes. The motion was proposed by Clr. Mary Roche … Continue reading

March 11, 2014 · Leave a comment

POETRY IN MOTION AT GARTER LANE

Speaking through the Language of Dance Sunday 23 March, 12 noon, Garter Lane Theatre. Tickets: €8 (€5 Garter Lane Friends & concs). A Moving Experience Embodied Text An Invitation to Dance! … Continue reading

March 11, 2014 · 1 Comment

ADRIAN COOKE – CLASSICAL DRAWINGS AT AOIFE’S

Classical Drawings: Portraits and Master Copies by artist, Adrian Cooke, The exhibition features master copies from Charles Bargue’s Cours de Dessin – a renowned 19th-century drawing course, practised by many … Continue reading

March 11, 2014 · Leave a comment

THEATRE ROYAL MAY EVENTS

May is a busy month in the Theatre Royal with lots to offer for all the family including the World Premiere of The Invader!   THE INVADER Thursday 22 to … Continue reading

March 10, 2014 · Leave a comment

ANIMATED COMMUNITY AT CHRIST CHURCH

Christ Church Cathedral, Waterford, Saturday 5th April from 2pm. ANIMATED COMMUNITY: Celebrating the power of the arts in our lives Come and see, hear, touch, taste, listen, move, laugh, sing…….be moved and … Continue reading

March 7, 2014 · Leave a comment

PAOLA CATIZONE IN SOMA CONTEMPORARY GALLERY

An exhibition of drawings, video and performance by Paola Catizone Exhibition runs from 7th March – 29th March “Drawing is not a window on the world but a device for … Continue reading

March 6, 2014 · Leave a comment

LAST FEW DAYS EXOTICA IN GREYFRIARS

Exotica: Greyfriars Municipal Gallery until May 18th – Tuesdays to Saturdays 10am to 5pm. Sunday 1pm – 5pm Waterford’s municipal collection is often viewed as being largelly composed of traditional … Continue reading

March 5, 2014 · Leave a comment

WATERFORD’S WRITERS’ WEEKEND MARCH 20TH – 23RD

The Waterford Writers Weekend 2014 celebrates the art and the craft of writing. This lively weekend is filled with workshops, readings and debates designed to engage and delight audiences. Based … Continue reading

March 5, 2014 · 1 Comment

MOLLY KEANE CREATIVE WRITING AWARD 2014

Waterford County Council’s Arts Office is currently accepting entries for the Molly Keane Creative Writing Award. The late writer lived, until her death in 1996, in Ardmore, Co. Waterford.  Her … Continue reading

February 14, 2014 · Leave a comment

DEADLINE 4PM – FRIDAY, FEB 14.

The deadline has now passed. The 2014 Arts Grants submission process is now closed. _________________________________________________________ The Arts Grant applications system is now closed The grants are under three headings: Production … Continue reading

February 13, 2014 · Leave a comment

EXHIBITING IN GARTER LANE…

Garter Lane Arts Centre is delighted to announce two exhibitions, in the main gallery ‘tenmileradius’ by Waterford born artist John O Regan and ‘From the Studios’ featuring Garter Lanes current … Continue reading

January 30, 2014 · Leave a comment