Festival Time Table 2017
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Thursday 19th October

Event Venue Time Cost
Imagine Opening Exhibition : Bernadette Kiely Greyfriars Gallery 6pm Free Event
Dime A Dozen (with Lorcan Reidy) St. John's College, The Folly 8pm €15

Friday 20th October

Event Venue Time Cost
SEMS Darkspace Immersive Interactive Lighting 16/18 O'Connell Street 1pm Free Event
Elaine Hoey GOMA 1pm Free Event
Sean Walsh Classical Guitar Performance Garter Lane 1:15pm
Immersive VR Education Animation Central Hall 2pm Free Event
Workshop : Under the Rainbow Children's Room, 5 0'Connell Street 4pm Free Event
Dave Rudden - Children's Workshop City Library 4pm Free Event
Closer Encounters Medieval Museum 5pm & 7pm €10/€8conc.
Waterford Writers Weekend Reception Theatre Royal Vestibule 5pm Free Event
Stefanie Preissner Theatre Royal Vestibule 6pm Free Event
Ben Hennessy Exhibition - BOAT GOMA 6pm Free Event
Derek Flynn Book Launch The Book Centre 7pm Free Event
Will It Fit In The Van Garter Lane 8pm €16/€13conc.
Reginald D Hunter Theatre Royal 8pm €26
John Dwyer and Friends St. Patrick's Gateway 8pm €12/€10conc
Waterford Whispers News - Newsageddon Henry Downes Bar 8pm €7
Paul Howard Medieval Museum 9.30pm €10
Joey Wright Phil Grimes Bar 10pm €12
Dr. Mindflip The Rogue Gallery 10pm €10
John Dwyer Trad Weekend Sessions In Pubs Jordans, Dooleys Hotel, The Reg, Downes 10pm Free Events

Saturday 21st October

Event Venue Time Cost
Judi Curtin (Kids Event) City Library 11am Free Event
Instrument Workshops Gaelscoil na nDeise 11am Various Prices
Puppet Making GOMA 11am €6
Couch to 100k with Cat Hogan Greyfriars 11:30pm €10
The Story House Presents : Barry McKinley The Book Centre 12pm Free Event
Motherfocloir - Dispatches From A Not So Dead Language Geoffs Bar 1pm Free Event
Self-Publishing w/ Hazel Gaynor and Eamon Ambrose City Library 2pm Free Event
Poerty Collection Launch : Mark Roper GreyFriars 3pm Free Event
John Dwyer Trad Weekend Session Tullys 3pm Free Event
U18 Trad Composition Competition Dooleys Hotel 3:30pm Free Event
Hazel Gaynor talks about The Cottingley Fairies Sunday School Room Christ Church Cathedral 4pm Free Event
JDTW Trad Session The Reg 4pm Free Event
Politics of Poetry : Sarah Clancy, Karl Parkinson, Elaine Feeney, Dave Lordan Henry Downes 5pm €7
Music Trail - Oatsie Jones Phil Grimes Bar 5pm Free Event
Music Trail - Big Bang Revolution 6pm Free Event
John Dwyer Trad Weekend Session Tullys 6pm Free Event
Francis Brennan interviewed by Sinead Crowley Large Room, City Hall 6pm €7
Music Trail - Central Hall Kazbar 7pm Free Event
Crime w. Jane Casey, Alex Barclay, Sinead Crowley & Sam Blake Large Room, City Hall 7:30pm €7
Noel Hill, Frankie Gavin with Brian McGrath in concert St. Patrick's Gateway 8pm €15 and €12conc
Music Trail - Kila The Apple Market 8pm Free Event
Will It Fit In The Van? Garter Lane 8pm €16/€13conc.
Propeller Palms Theatre Royal 8pm €16/€13.50
Alan Shatter Large Room, City Hall 9pm €10
Music Trail - The Silk Road Geoffs 10pm Free Event
John Dwyer Trad Weekend - Sessions In Pubs Jordans, Dooleys Hotel, The Reg, Downes 10pm Free Event
John Dwyer Trad Weekend - Festival Bar Dooleys Hotel Bar Midnight - 2am Free Event

Sunday 22nd October

Event Venue Time Cost
Poetry Workshop - Dave Lordan GOMA Gallery 11am €10
Secular Sunday Service w. Doreann Ni Ghriota, Sinead Gleeson, Rob Doyle, Sarah Clancy and local poets Edward Denniston, Mark Roper and Freank Farrelly - Broadcast Live on WLRfm Medieval Museum - Garden Room 12pm €7
How NOT To Approach Publisher w/ Lisa Coen & Sarah Davis-Goff The Parlour Vintage Tea Rooms 1pm Free Event
Battle of the Blaas (Blaa-mageddon) The Apple Market 1pm Free Event
City of Waterford Brass Oompah Band The Apple Market 1:45pm Free Event
First-timers w/ Sally Rooney, Ciaran McMenamin, Eithne Shortall Medieval Museum, Garden Room 2pm €7
Final John Dwyer Trad Weekend Session Dooleys Hotel 2pm Free Event
Waterfordopedia Garter Lane 3pm €4
Liz Nugent Medieval Museum, Garden Room 4:30pm €7
Youth Dance Celebration Theatre Royal 5pm €7/€20 family of 4
Thebes - A life in Shadows Medieval Museum, Undercroft 6pm & 7pm €6
Documentary Screening : A Place to Go Garter Lane 8pm

Monday 23rd October

Event Venue Time Cost
Workshop : Baby Boogie Children's Room, 5 O'Connell Street 11am €11
Micheal Higgins - Drifting Cities 3/4 Georges Street 4pm Free Event
Brothers of Charity Film : 'In Your Dreams, Boy' Omniplex 6pm Free Event
Creative Identities Design Programme Launch Garter Lane 7pm Free Event
Michael Fortune - We Invented Halloween TBA TBA Free Event

Tuesday 24th October

Event Venue Time Cost
Parent & Baby Friendly Screening of Hidden Figures Garter Lane 10:30am €9/€6conc
Special Effects Mask Making The Rogue Gallery 2pm €20 Pay on door
Aideen Barry (talk) GOMA 7:30pm Free Event
Sanctuary Garter Lane 8pm €9
Michael Fortune - We Invented Halloween TBA TBA Free Event

Wednesday 25th October

Event Venue Time Cost
When Words Fail and Art Speaks - Mini Musos GOMA 10am €6
Shadow Dancing 5 O'Connell Street 3pm €15
Submerged 3/4 Georges Street 6pm €10
Horribly Historical Trails Starts at Medieval Museum 7:30pm €5/Adults Free
Janey Dillis Central Hall 8pm €12
Michael Fortune - We Invented Halloween TBA TBA Free Event

Thursday 26th October

Event Venue Time Cost
Graffiti Classics Theatre Royal 11am €7
Puppet Making GOMA 11am €6
Opening of Exhibition - Jenny Richardson Waterford Healing Arts Trust 1pm Free Event
Submerged 3/4 Georges Street 6pm €10
Nigel Rolfe St. John's College, The Folly 7:30pm Free Event
Jackula Theatre Royal 7:30pm €11
Horribly Historical Trails Starts at Medieval Museum 7:30pm €5/Adults Free
Alice In Wonderland Garter Lane 8pm €21/€16conc.
Janey Dillis Central Hall 8pm €12
Michael Fortune - We Invented Halloween TBA TBA Free Event

Friday 27th October

Event Venue Time Cost
Shaun Walsh Classical Guitar Garter Lane 1:15pm
Immersive VR Education Animation GOMA 2pm Free Event
Michael Higgins – Drifting Cities 3/4 Georges Street 4pm Free Event
Savage Love Old Handmade Furniture Store, 44 Merchants Quay 6pm €12
The Water Stave / Nems Shine Discovery 6:30pm Free Event
Modpoets The Parlour Vintage Tea Rooms 7:30pm €2
Horribly Historical Trails Starts at Medieval Museum 7:30pm €5/Adults Free
Martin Stephenson and the Daintees St. Patrick’s Gateway 8pm €17.50
Alice In Wonderland Garter Lane 8pm €21/€16conc.
Michael Fortune - We Invented Halloween TBA TBA Free Event
Vintners Weekend Of Sound Various Locations 6pm – 2am

Saturday 28th October

Event Venue Time Cost
Booze, Blaas and Banter Jordans Bar 9am Free Event
Pinhole Photography in association with Lismore Castle Arts GOMA 10am €35 - Lunch Included
Francesca Castellano durational performance 3/4 George's street 12pm Free Event
Discussion with Michael Fortune Garter Lane 1pm Free Event
Halloween Stories Under Canopies City Library 1pm Free
Codor Dojo & Red Hat City Library 2pm Free Event
History Talks - Remembering 1917 St. Patrick’s Gateway 2pm Free Event
Edward Denniston Book Launch Greyfriars Gallery 3pm Free Event
Savage Love Old Handmade Furniture Store, 44 Merchants Quay 6pm €12
Decies – Book Launch Parnell Room, Granville Hotel 6pm Free Event
Horribly Historical Trails Starts at Medieval Museum 7:30pm €5/Adults Free
Bill Ryder Jones St. Patrick’s Gateway 8pm €17.50
Alice In Wonderland Garter Lane 8pm €21/€16conc.
Spokes Samhain Imagine Poetry Night Phil Grimes 8pm €5
SLSD Besco, Ballybricken 10pm €15
The Bonk The Rogue Gallery 10pm €10
Michael Fortune - We Invented Halloween TBA TBA Free Event
Vintners Weekend Of Sound Various Locations 6pm – 2am

Sunday 29th October

Event Venue Time Cost
Radio Drama: They Think It’s All Over WLRfm 7pm Free Event
Yorkston Thorne Khan St. Patrick’s Gateway 8pm €17.50
Greenshine The Victoria House, Tramore 10pm Free Event
Michael Fortune - We Invented Halloween TBA TBA Free Event
Vintners Weekend Of Sound Various Locations 6pm – 2am
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