Re-imagining the Imagine Festival

Bright Future Planned for popular Arts Festival Waterford’s Imagine Arts Festival is set for a whole new look this autumn. The 18th staging of the festival will open on Wednesday, October 23rd with a reimagined schedule and outlook. Imagine will once again honour its track record of celebrating art in all forms and its innovative take over [...]





Qween ended last year with a sold out tour of the country’s best venues, including a brilliant debut at Project in Waterford just before Christmas. It’s fair to say it was one of the best shows hosted by the venue in its near 20-year history, with a full house singing the words of ‘Radio Ga [...]


Australian movie’s standing ovation at Garter Lane

The Dublin International Film Festival on Tour came to Garter Lane Arts Centre in the shape of ‘The Merger’, an Australian feel-good comedy about the rural setting of Bodgy Creek and the dwindling fortunes of its local Australian Rules Football team.Similar to many current Irish villages, the club is finding it difficult to field a [...]



Waterford students in the awards frame

Bronagh Carron, responsible for the Texaco Children’s Art Competition, is pictured during the judging of entries in this year’s competition – the results of which will be announced mid-April. In her hand is an entry entitled ‘Baby Tito – Aged 3′ by 15-year old Bolatito Fashola and another by 15-year old Nadia Stefaniak, entitled ‘Colour Blast’. [...]


Amsterdam with a difference

FROM clogs, tulips and windmills to the hedonistic Red Light District and ubiquitous ‘coffeeshops’, visiting Amsterdam conjures up many varied images. While many tourists will inevitably want to engage in all of the stereotypical pursuits, others will also flock to the well-known attractions such as the Anne Frank House and the Heineken Experience. However, there [...]