Culture Night Waterford 2018

Culture Night 2018 in Waterford City & County

Venues and public spaces across the island of Ireland will open their doors to host a programme of free evening and late-night entertainment, as part of an all-island celebration of arts, language,  heritage and culture. Now in its thirteenth year, Culture Night returns this September 21st with its biggest programme to date!!

Culture Night 2018 in Waterford is a spectacular night with an array of amazing events for you to experience!!

So Switch On Culture Night in Waterford City and County by checking out our easy to use guide to where and when events are taking place across the County!!

Culture Night 2018

Waterford City & County is steeped in culture, creativity and talent and Culture Night Friday September 21st is a fitting and exciting way of celebrating our culture and language with friends and family and within our local communities!!

Our tip is: Make the most of this opportunity to see so many contributors to Waterford’s diverse, exciting and amazing culture and also you can experience events in our beautiful native language as some events with be taking place through both Irish and English. Plan exactly where you want to go, what you would like to see and when! There are so many FREE events taking place it will be difficult to get to every single event you would like to take part in  – so make your own Culture Night trail – tap into our guide on your phone to help you on your way! There’s plenty to see for all the family!!

Culture Night 2018

Here’s a list of all the events taking place in Waterford City and County with links for more details and information. Just to make it easier for you we’ve broken it down to the area of the County and when and where the events are taking place:

Waterford City:

Culture Night 2017 in WaterfordPhoto : Tadhg Williams

11am – 12pm : Baby Boogie 2-3yrs at Waterford Central Library, Lady Lane, Waterford.

3pm – 4pm :  Maskmaking Workshop with Jill Bouchier for children aged 5 – 7 years at Waterford Central Library, Lady Lane, Waterford.

4pm  : DJ’s at the Millennium Plaza, Muc and The Defektive Soundsystem (festival dance party), Parade Quay, Waterford.

4pm – 5pm : Ukulele, Percussion & Violin Workshop with WAMA  (4yrs+) at Waterford Central Library, Lady Lane, Waterford.

5pm – 6pm : Free Children’s Creative Writing Workshop (8 yrs+)  with imear Cheasty at Waterford Central Library, Lady Lane, Waterford.

5pm – 7pm : Printing Workshop for children aged 5 – 12 years with Printmaker Anne McDonnell,Garter Lane Arts Centre 22a O’Connell Street, Waterford.

5pm – 10pm : BGAA Stadium in Gallery of Modern Art (GOMA), 6 Lombard Street Waterford.

5pm – 11.30pm : The Rogue Gallery and Studios, Emerging Art Talk, MISHMASH: An Introduction to a Fuzzy Manifesto,  Open Studios, Subbacultcha, 24 Michael Street Waterford.

5pm – 10pm : Medieval Museum Free Tour (on the hour), Cathedral Square Waterford.

5.30pm – 7pm : Slo – Set at the Bishop’s Palace – (Voodoo Vinyl – a homage to the “slow set” , The Bishops Palace (front steps area) the Mall, Waterford.

5.30pm – 8pm : Fumbally Exchange Open Night in Brick Lane, Waterford.

6pm – 8pm :  Tea-time Theatre in Momo, 47 Patrick St, Waterford.

6pm – 9pm : PubhD in the Munster Bar,  Bailey’s New St, Waterford.

6pm – 6.30pm : Flash Mob at the Millennium Plaza, Parade Quay, Waterford.

6pm – 9pm : The Theatre Royal, Backstage Tour & Live @The Vestibule, The Mall Waterford.

6pm – 7pm :  Animal Mask Making in Gallery of Modern Art (GOMA), 6 Lombard Street, Waterford.

6pm – 9pm :  Gallery 20ten, “Meet-the-Artist” Event, 18 Lombard Street Waterford.

From 6pm : Art Exhibition and Free Recycling Workshop at Shine Discovery – 1 & 2 Barronstrand Street, Waterford. (link tba)

6pm – 7pm : Short Play, Spoken Word and Music at The FAT Angel, 1 & 2 Cathedral Square, Waterford.

6pm – 7pm : The King of Spain’s Daughter by Teresa Deevy: A Multilingual Rehearsed Reading followed by a short Q & A at Garter Lane Theatre,  22a O’Connell Street Waterford.

6pm – 11pm : Body Painting at Bank Lane,  2, Bank Lane Waterford.

6pm – 9pm : Video Art in Lombard Street, “Sugar”, a video installation by multi-media artists Trish Dolan, Michael Foy, and Brenda Carroll, First Floor, 19 Lombard Street Waterford.

6.15pm – 8.30pm : Voices and Music at Brick Lane, The Viking Triangle, Waterford. 

7pm – 8pm : Healing Arts in the Wards, University Hospital Waterford, Dunmore Road, Waterford.

7pm – 9pm : Modwords in The Munster -An evening of Spoken Word and Music, The Munster Bar, Bailey’s New St, Waterford.

7pm – 9pm : Stagemad Theatre Company in The Vintage Factory, 24 O’ Connell Street, Waterford.

7pm – 9pm : Garter Lane Artists Studios (behind the scenes), Garter Lane 5 O’Connell Street Waterford.

7pm – 10.30pm :  South East Makerspace (SEMS), Open Night, Meet The Makers at SEMS & Mammoth! in South East Makerspace , Old Printworks, 4 Thomas Hill Waterford.

7pm – 8pm : The Art and Artists of Waterford Walls, Waterford Walls, 5 Georges Street, First Floor, Waterford.

7.15pm – 10pm : Guided Tour and Talk with speaker Erica Fay entitled:  “Captain William McCleverty: an 18th Century explorer’s links with Waterford” at Christ Church Cathedral, 1 Cathedral Square, Waterford.

7.30pm – 11pm : Campervan of Sound – Open Session in Cathedral Square, Waterford City.

7.30pm – 9:30pm : Culture at The Parlour – A night of Stories, Music, and History,  The Parlour Vintage Tea Rooms, 2 George’s St, Waterford.

7.45pm – 8.45pm : The De La Salle Scout Pipe Band at House of Waterford Crystal Plaza, House of Waterford Crystal, 28 The Mall, Waterford.

8pm – 9pm : The Barrack Street Concert Band, Open Air Concert, Bailey’s New Street Waterford.

8pm- 10pm : Words and Songs in St Patrick’s Gateway, Irish writing and song for Oíche Chultúir, St Patrick’s Gateway Centre, Patrick Street, Waterford.

8pm – 11pm : Craft Beer Trail – Starting at Phil Grimes > O’ Grady’s Yard > Revolution.

8pm – 11pm : Animation in Central Arts Cinema, 123A Parade Quay, The Viking Triangle, Waterford.

8pm – 10.30pm :  Amber and the Bear in Gallery of Modern Art (GOMA), 6 Lombard Street, Waterford.

8.30pm – 11:30pm : David Lyttle in Phil Grimes,  Phil Grimes Bar, 60 Johnstown, Waterford.

11pm – 11.30pm : Waterford City’s Culture Night 2018 Finale! Chess Board, Cathedral Square Waterford.

11.30pm – 12pm : Culture Night Afterparty in Jordan’s Yard with The Sax Offenders,  123 Parade Quay, Waterford.

Tramore, Co. Waterford.  :

Culture Night 2017 in Waterford

5.30pm – 6.30pm: Comhaltas Ceoltóirí at Tramore Library, Market Street, Tramore, Co. Waterford.

6pm – 7pm : Free Unique Tour of Lafcadio Hearn Japanese Gardens with Readings & Music, Tramore House, Pond Rd, Tramore East, Tramore, Co. Waterford.

Dungarvan, Co. Waterford. :

Culture Night 2017 in Waterford
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7.30pm – 8.30pm : Dungarvan Brass Band at Dungarvan Community Hospital Chapel, Spring Hill, Dungarvan, Co. Waterford.

7.30pm – 9pm : Vikings in Dungarvan Arts Centre – Moe Dunford launches “Vikings In Focus by Jonathan Hession and Bernard Walsh”, Old Market House Arts Centre, Lower Main Street, Dungarvan, Co. Waterford.

8pm – 10pm : Drama Circle at  Merry’s Gastro Pub, Lower Main Street, Dungarvan, Co. Waterford.

Lismore, Co. Waterford. :

Culture Night 2017 in Waterford

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7pm – 9.30pm : Lismore Castle Arts, Guided Tour beginning at the Cotton Library in St Carthage’s Cathedral continuing on to Exhibition at Lismore Castle, Lismore, Co. Waterford.

An Rinn, (Ring), Co.Waterford. :

Culture Night 2017 in Waterford

5pm – 9pm :Open Night agus Taispeántas sa Ghailearaí (Group Art Exhibition with culinary delights and music) at Gailearaí Joan Clancy, Maoil a Chóirne, An Rinn, Dún Garbhán, Co Phort Láirge.

8pm – 10pm : Ceolchoirm na nDéise, (A concert with the cream of local musicians, the young and the young at heart, including Dónal Clancy, Mary Clancy, Ciarán Ó Gealbhán and ceoltóirí óga Húlaí), Halla Cholmán An Sean-Phobal, Dún Garbhán, Co. Phort Láirge.

“Bígí linn agus blaisigí den tsaibhreas cultúrtha atá curtha ar fáil – bheidh an Craic go h-iontach san Rinn”!!

Tallow, Co. Waterford. :

Culture Night 2017 in Waterford

8pm – 10pm : Brideview Drama at Clancy’s Bar, 5 Barrack St, Tallow, Co. Waterford.

Culture Night 2018 is certainly a night not to be missed wherever you live! It’s one of the best nights of the whole year and an opportunity to sample cultural events in your area!!

Check out National Culture Night 2018 on Facebook HERE and on the Culture Night 2018 website HERE.

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