Waterford City & County Council's Arts resource site
All events are FREE!
DUNGARVAN AREA CULTURE NIGHT EVENTS
5.30pm to 7.30pm – KNO30 Studio Launch
Artist Catherine Barron will open her new studio at KNO30 for Culture Night.
Beidh taispeántas ghrúpa sa Ghailearaí ag Joan.
Joan will host a group show at the Gallery.
7pm to 8pm – Philosophy of Memory Talk in the Dungarvan Library
In this fascinating talk – “Remembering it Well: Understanding History and the Importance of False Memory”- Dr. Sean Enda Power, Research Fellow in the School of Philosophy, University College Cork, will discuss the philosophy of memory and its use in history.
7pm to 9pm – Deise Brass Band perform at The Old Market House Arts Centre
Deise Brass Band will perform at The Old Market House Arts Centre at 8pm.
8.30pm to 10pm – The Drama Circle presents ‘Mother Figure’ at Merry’s Bar
We will be presenting an evening of drama and stories performed by local Dungarvan talent and Drama Circle members, upstairs in Merry’s.
TALLOW AREA CULTURE NIGHT EVENTS
9pm to 11am – Brideview Drama at Clancy’s Bar
Brideview Drama brings you ‘Culture at Clancy’s’ a night of songs, poetry reading, sketches, monologues, storytelling and an all-round celebration of the world performing arts.
LISMORE AREA CULTURE NIGHT EVENTS
TRAMORE AREA CULTURE NIGHT EVENTS
Enjoy an Irish traditional music performance from students of the Comhaltas in Tramore Library.
An open music session in the Campervan of Sound hosted by the Knotted Chords duo.
This tour includes music and a reading of Sean Dunne’s poem ‘A Shrine to Lafcadio Hearn’
7pm to 9pm – Comhaltas Ceoltoiri @ Tramore Coastguard Cultural Centre
Enjoy an Irish traditional music performance from students of the Comhaltas.
WATERFORD CITY AREA CULTURE NIGHT EVENTS
10am to 6pm – Waterford Central Library
Free workshops! Culture for Kids at Waterford Central Library.
5pm to 7pm – Family Workshop @ Garter Lane
Come along and get creative in Garter Lane Arts Centre on Culture Night in this drop-in family friendly workshop for children from 5-12 years.
5.30pm to 7.30pm – Print Workshop in Gallery of Modern Art
Printmaker artist Anne MacDonnell invites you to drop in to this “taster” drypoint printmaking session where participants will learn how to make a drypoint print using CDs and compasses.
5.30pm to 10pm – Earth, Wood & Fire at Gallery 20ten
Visit a unique exhibition of sculpture from the Traditional Skills Workshop, Waterford.
5:30m to 11pm – Visual Art Exhibition at the Gallery of Modern Art
GOMA, Gallery of Modern Art is proud to announce its Second Annual Members Exhibition of fine and applied arts.
5.30pm TO 10:30pm – Lombard Street Artists
Call over to No’s 18 and 19 Lombard Street and visit the studios of artists based there throughout the year.
6pm and 7:15pm – Historical Tour of the Theatre Royal
Allow our guide take you on a charmed and informative tour of the exquisite Victorian theatre taking in the performance history of the venue.
6.30pm to 8.30pm – Traces Dance Ensemble at Garter Lane Arts Centre
Following their sold-out show in June, Traces Dance Ensemble are delighted to present an re-imagined version of their Waterford Spraoi show especially for Culture night audiences.
Four short plays by Anna Jordan, Nicola Spendlove, Linda Gough and Joe Meagher
Enjoy a one hour guided citywide tour of the spectacular Waterford Walls murals created in summer 2017 by street artists from all corners of the globe.
7pm to 11pm – Meet the Makers at South East Makerspace (SEMS)
Visit our shared workspace, where creative practitioners meet and gather to work on individual or group projects, while sharing knowledge, ideas and equipment.
7pm to 8pm – Liam Merriman at Waterford Healing Arts Trust
In celebration of Culture Night 2017, Waterford Healing Arts Trust (WHAT) will bring live music to the wards of University Hospital Waterford from 7pm-8pm.
7pm to 9pm – Garter Lane Open Studios
As part of Culture Night 2017, Garter Lane Arts Centre invites you behind the scenes to visit our Artist Studios.
7pm to 11pm – Body Painting Jam at The Rogue Gallery
Please come along and enjoy watching the creative process as artists Jane O’Neill and Derek Harvey and their team turn human canvases into walking pieces of art.
7.30pm to 8.30pm – The De La Salle Scout Pipe Band at the House of Waterford Crystal
The De La Salle Scout Pipe Band will perform on the House of Waterford Crystal front plaza.
7.30pm to 10:30pm – Campervan of Sound @ Cathedral Square
Join in on an open session hosted by ‘The Knotted Chords’ duo.
7:30pm to 9:30pm – Oíche Ceolture at St Patricks Gateway Centre
An evening celebrating the best of Irish Culture, as gaeilge agus as béarla.
8pm to 9pm – City of Waterford Brass at Brick Lane
Performing a concert in the beautiful surroundings of Brick Lane (Greyfriars Gallery exterior stepped performance area).
8pm to 9pm – Barrack St Concert Band at Baileys New Street
The BSCB have been playing music in Waterford since 1870 and have remained a favourite of the denizens across these many generations.
8pm to 10pm – To Hell in a Handbag @ Garter Lane
“To Hell in a Handbag” – The Secret Lives of Canon Chasuble and Miss Prism
Staring: Helen Norton & Jonathan White
Improv stand up show with Chris Wilmers and stand up with Petra Kindler!
8:30pm to 10pm – Spokes Poetry Night Open Mic at Phil Grimes
Drop into Spokes Poetry Night, upstairs in Phil Grimes pub, Waterford City, and read one of your own poems or one of your favourite poems. New readers especially welcome!
This is your chance to visit, free of charge, the award-winning Medieval Museum, situated in the heart of Waterford’s Viking Triangle, showcasing a world-class display of rare artefacts which tell the fascinating history of Ireland’s oldest city.
9pm to 10pm – Crome Yellow performing in the Gallery of Modern Art
Catch Waterford band Crome Yellow as they play an intimate gig in GOMA, Gallery of Modern Art.
#Modpoets – A group of Waterford’s finest writers performing their original take on spoken word and English Lit.
9.30pm to 10:30pm – Abstractions at Greyfriars Municipal Art Gallery
Created especially for Culture Night Waterford, “Abstractions” it is written and directed by Natasha Everitt with videography by Mick Fortune, and featuring an ensemble cast. Duration: 45mins approx. Over 18s only
All events are FREE!