Culture Night 2019 in Waterford City & County
Friday September 20th
Celebrate our culture, language, heritage and creativity within our local communities and take part in events in your area this Culture Night!
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 fourteenth year, Culture Night returns this Friday September 20th with its biggest programme to date!!
Culture Night 2019 in Waterford City and County is a spectacular night with an array of amazing FREE events for you to experience!! Waterford City and County is steeped in culture, creativity and talent and this very special night is a fitting and exciting way of celebrating our culture and language with friends and family and within our local communities!!
So wrap yourself up in Culture in Waterford City and County by checking out our easy to use guide to where and when events are taking place across the County!!
Our tip is: Make the most of this opportunity to see as many contributors to Waterford’s diverse, exciting and amazing culture as you can and you can also experience events in our beautiful native language as some events will 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 list of events on your phone to help you along your way! There’s plenty to see for all the family!!
Here’s a list of all the events taking place in Waterford City and County for Culture Night 2019, just click on the links for more details and information.
Photo : Tadhg Williams
4pm – 5pm : Culture Night Comic Book Workshop at Central Library, Lady Lane, Waterford.
4pm – 5pm : Culture Night Puppet Theatre with Martina Collender at Central Library, Lady Lane, Waterford.
4pm – 10pm : OOOH, WHAT’S THIS? (Interactive walk in community event, on your Culture night trail drop into the Rogue Gallery, grab an apron, PARTICIPATE, CREATE, AND PLAY, Music from 6pm at The Rogue Gallery & Studios, 24 Michael Street, Waterford.
5.30pm – 9pm : Free Guided Tours of Bishop’s Palace Waterford every half hour at Bishop’s Palace Treasures of Georgian Waterford, The Mall, Waterford.
5.30pm – 6.30pm : Make your own Repurposed Plant Hanger Pal! at Garter Lane Arts Centre, 22 O’Connell St, Waterford (Children’s Workshop).
5.45pm – 7pm : Art Stalk: Cafe Culture – 5:45pm- Comedy with Steven Stubbs & Guests @ The Stage Door Bar and 6.15pm- Backstage Tour at Theatre Royal, The Mall, Waterford.
6pm – 8pm : Twilight Tour at Mount Congreve Gardens with Estate manager Ray Sinnott and Garden Curator Michael White. Mount Congreve Estate, Mountcongreve, Kilmeaden.
6pm – 7pm : Waterford Film Centre Local Film Showcase at Waterford Metropolitan Gallery, 31 & 32 O’Connell St, Waterford.
6pm – 7pm : Evening Music with Cal Pacino in the Fat Angel, 1 Cathedral Square, Waterford.
6pm – 7pm : Reflections on Robert Daly, Bishop of Cashel and Waterford (1843-1872) at Christ Church Cathedral, Waterford.
6pm – 8pm : Pathfinders host “Culture Night” at the Holy Ghost Residential Home, African drumming , music , dance and more! Followed by finger food. Holy Ghost Residential Home, Cork Road, Waterford.
6pm – 11pm : C U L T U R E N I G H T @ The Parlour – The Parlour Vintage Tea Rooms, 2 George’s St, Waterford.
6pm – 8pm : Pop-up Art Exhibition at The Parlour Vintage Tea Rooms, 2 George’s St, Waterford.
6pm – 8pm : Youngwans (Open Jam Session) at The Bearded Lady, 22 Michael Street.
7pm – 7.30pm : City of Waterford Brass outside the House of Waterford Crystal Showroom, 28 The Mall, Waterford.
7.30pm – 8.15pm : De La Salle Scout Pipe Band at the House of Waterford Crystal front Plaza, 28 The Mall, Waterford.
7pm – 8pm : Thomas Francis Meagher Fife and Drum Band at Hanover St, Waterford.
7pm – 8.30pm : Waterford Healing Arts Trust : Culture Night on the Wards at Waterford University Hospital, Dunmore Rd, Waterford.
7pm- 8.30pm : Lino Printing with Sharon Fleming at Garter Lane Arts Centre, 22 O’Connell St, Waterford (Adult Workshop).
7pm- 9pm : Waterford Youth Arts Showcase Night at Garter Lane Arts Centre, 22 O’Connell St, Waterford.
7pm – 9pm : Open Studio – Visit Garter Lane Artist’s Studios, 22 O’Connell St, Waterford.
7pm – 9pm : Open Workshop – South East Makerspace (SEMS) at South East Makerspace, [Old Printworks] Thomas Hill, Waterford.
From 7pm : Talks with PubhD Waterford : Speakers Evan Matthews, Mariana Gavendova and Daniel Martins at The Munster Bar, The Mall, Waterford.
7.30pm – 11pm : The Campervan of Sound at Cathedral Square, Viking Triangle, Waterford.
8pm : Waterford Writers Present Oíche Ceolture : An evening of music and spoken word at St. Patrick’s Gateway Centre, Patrick Street, Waterford.
8pm – 9pm : The Barrack Street Concert Band in Bailey’s New Street (behind the sword), in The Viking Triangle, Waterford.
8pm – 11pm : Moments Collection by Paul Murray at Central Arts, 123aParade Quay, Waterford.
8pm – 11pm : Seisiún Cheol & Comhrá at The Gingerman, Arundel Lane, Waterford.
9pm – 10.30pm : “Born This Way” with #Modwords (Open Mic Event) at The Oak Rooms in The Munster Bar, The Mall, Waterford.
9pm – 11pm : Culture Night at GOMA Gallery of Modern Art with a series of Culture Night Waterford events incl. music from Birds of Burden , 6 Lombard St, Waterford.
9pm – 12am : Bicurious & The Last Vinci at Dive Records, 12 John Street, Waterford.
9.30pm – 10.30pm : Harmania Indie Choir at St. Patrick’s Gateway Centre, Patrick Street, Waterford.
9.30pm – 12am : Funk Off (a night of funk and soul classics with Freddie Quinlan) at itty bittys, Bank Lane, Waterford.
Tramore, Co. Waterford. :
Trá Trails Culture Night Special at Various Venues :
5.30pm – 6.30pm : Japanese Folk Tales – Lafcadio Hearn Japanese Gardens
6.30pm – 7.30pm : Short Plays – The Meeting House, Upper Branch Road, Tramore.
7.30pm – 8.30pm : Stories & Songs – Martha’s, 26 Queen’s St, Tramore.
8.30pm : Trá Tales Culture Night Special at Croke’s Pub, 2 Market Street, Tramore.
Dungarvan, Co. Waterford. :
6pm – 9pm : Culture Night Lights an exhibition of work made by the students in Ard Scoil featuring giant lantern sculptures which will illuminate as daylight falls at Dungarvan Castle, Castle Street, Abbeyside, Dungarvan.
6pm – 11pm : Eisil Contemporary Art Collective at Bainnlann Chul na nGabhar Art Gallery, 66 O’Connell St, Dungarvan.
6.30pm – 9pm : A Joint Exhibition “Diving for Pearls” at The Old Market House Arts Centre, Lower Main St, Dungarvan.
7pm – 8.30pm : Culture Night at WATERFORD COUNTY MUSEUM – ‘Reading The Past – County Waterford People & Places’ at Waterford County Museum, St. Augustine Street, Dungarvan.
7pm – 10pm : Comhaltas Culture Night event Waterford at Bainnlann Chuil na nGabhar Art Gallery, 66 O’Connell Street, Dungarvan.
An Rinn, (Ring), Co.Waterford. :
5pm – 7pm : Idir an Lionsa agus an Tinteán, Baile na nGall, An Rinn, Co. Phort Láirge.
(Taispeánfaidh RoseAnn agus Catherine físeáin ghearra atá déanta acu, agus an-chuid acu bunaithe ar mhuintir an cheantair, ina dteach féin).
“Bígí linn agus blaisigí den tsaibhreas cultúrtha atá curtha ar fáil – bheidh an Craic go h-iontach san Rinn”!!
An Sean Phobal (Old Parish), Co. Waterford. :
7pm – 9pm : Oíche Scoraíochta, Halla Cholmáin, An Sean Phobal, Co. Phort Láirge.
9pm – 11pm : The Ballinaharda Experience – “Seisiúin Ceoil i mBaile na hArda” at Teach Baile na hArda , An Sean Phobal, Co. Phort Láirge.
Lismore, Co. Waterford. :
6pm – 9pm : Lismore Choir at Foley’s on the Mall, E Main Street, Lismore.
6pm – 9pm : Late Night Art with Lismore Castle Arts at St Carthage Hall and at Lismore Castle Gallery, Lismore.
7pm – 9pm : CULTURE NIGHT COTTON LIBRARY TOUR at Cotton library, Saint Carthage’s Church of Ireland Cathedral Lismore.
Tallow, Co. Waterford. :
9pm – 12am : Brideview Drama Presents Culture at Clancy’s Bar, 5 Barrack St, Tallow, Co. Waterford.
Culture Night 2019 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 2019 on Facebook HERE and on the Culture Night 2019 website HERE.
Don’t miss Culture Night 2019 in Waterford!!
All information is correct at time of publishing and WIYP will amend this if there are any changes, updates or new events added.