Events

City gears up for Royal visit

City gears up for Royal visit

City gears up for Royal visit

Justine Dwyer Rumours are rife this week that Waterford is gearing up for a royal visit from the Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall on March 24th- despite no confirmation being forthcoming from the British Embassy or Waterford City & County Council. However, several local councillors confirmed that they had...
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BVOF/RIAM Next Generation Awards

BVOF/RIAM Next Generation Awards

BVOF/RIAM Next Generation Awards

Blackwater Valley Opera Festival and the Royal Irish Academy of Music have announced a transformative new music prize to support the studies of two Masters students every year at Ireland’s National Music Conservatoire. The largest bursary of its kind in Ireland, the BVOF/RIAM Next Generation Awards will select...
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Opera hits new high notes for 2022- Free open-air recitals and programmes for schools

Opera hits new high notes for 2022- Free open-air recitals and programmes for schools

Opera hits new high notes for 2022- Free open-air recitals and programmes for schools

Blackwater Valley Opera Festival – Ireland’s Summer Opera Festival – returns for 2022 with Gluck’s Orfeo ed Euridice -conducted by Peter Whelan and directed by David Bolger, from 31 May – 6 June in Lismore, Co. Waterford. This year’s opera production will feature new artistic collaborations with the acclaimed Irish...
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Winterval returns to Waterford City

Winterval returns to Waterford City

Winterval returns to Waterford City

Winterval, Ireland’s largest Christmas festival, has returned to Waterford and runs over 19 magical days across five weeks with its most festive nineteen-day programme of events for all ages. Brought to you by Waterford City and County Council, this winter’s festival integrates the old and the new, with festival...
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All Together Now line-up revealed

All Together Now line-up revealed

All Together Now line-up revealed

Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds and Sinead O’Connor are among the headline acts in the freshly announced line-up for next summer’s All Together Now festival. After two years of cancellations, the event is scheduled to take place at Curraghmore Estate in Portlaw from 29-31 July, 2022. It will be the third staging of the...
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Resurgence 25X For The Arts Webinar

Resurgence 25X For The Arts Webinar

Resurgence 25X For The Arts Webinar

(Wednesday 7th April, 11am) Building on the extraordinary success of the initial Resurgence 25X event in association with Waterford Chamber of Commerce earlier this year, ATPO and Theatre Royal Waterford will present a webinar dedicated to a vibrant recovery for the arts from COVID-19 on 7th April. Resurgence 25X for...
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International Women’s Day Festival

International Women’s Day Festival

International Women’s Day Festival

Waterford Women’s Centre, celebrating 25 years, since 1995, working with women and children in Waterford, presents the annual International Women’s Day Festival 2020. Tomorrow (Wednesday) a Civic Trust Blue Plaque will be unveiled to the Daly Family at 11am in Arundel Lane where Mai, Debbie and their mother, Margaret...
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