Booze, Blaa’s n Banter, the annual early morning hooley, will again be presented by the Waterford Council of Trade Unions and the Imagine Festival at Jordan’s American Bar on Waterford’s Quays, on Saturday October 24th. The event starts at 9am and it will start the festival’s history day. The morning is a magical miscellany of ten minute local history talks with musical interludes of song,» View Event
Jordans Bar, The Quay
To have heard him read adds another pleasure to the reading of his work – but the voice speaks clearly on the page in poems of harrowing intimacy, politics and love” -Carol Ann-Duffy Paul Durcan never imagined he would be clasped by a woman again, but life is full of surprises! The new book contains 67 poems on topics as disparate» View Event
St Patricks Church
Choice Music award winner, Adrian Crowley is a singer-songwriter from Galway and was born in Malta. Beginning his career at the age of 25, Crowley has released six albums, with his debut A Strange Kind arriving in 1999. He followed this with When You Are Here You Are Family (2002), A Northern Country (2004), Long Distance Swimmer (2007), Season of the Sparks (2009) and “I» View Event
Garter Lane Arts Centre
Animated State presents Close Encounters 3 ‘Re-imagining Beckett’ Thursday 15th Friday 16th Saturday 17th October Open rehearsals of Beckett short plays, where working processes are laid bare and the public is welcome to ask questions. Movement director Libby Seward and Theatre director Ben Barnes will lead 3 days of rehearsals culminating each day in a short performance of» View Event
Imagine Crime Writing Award – 2015 winner John Banville In partnership with the Irish Writers Centre, Imagine is proud to present the inaugural Imagine Crime Writing Award to John Banville. The Imagine Crime Writing Award is in recognition of an Irish writer who has made an outstanding contribution to crime fiction. The award is in» View Event
St. Patrick's Gateway Centre
Imagine are delighted to present an exhibition of original works by Pat Murphy. The showing will mix a retrospective of some of Pat’s previous work alongside some newer pieces created in the last year. This will be Pat’s first exhibition in Waterford since his ‘Cuba’ exhibition in 2005. Pat lives in Ring, Co. Waterford with his wife Ger, both of whom originally» View Event
Greyfriars Gallery, Waterford
This Is The Kit is the music project of the very talented Kate Stables. Their latest album, Bashed Out, released to much critical acclaim in April, was produced by The National’s Aaron Dessner, and features performances by Bryce Dessner (The National); Benjamin Lanz (Beirut), Thomas Bartlett (The Gloaming), Matt Barrick (The Walkmen) as well as» View Event
St Patrick’s Gateway Centre, Patrick Street, Waterford.
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