Culture Night in Wexford


A host of fun free activities will take place in Wexford for National Culture Night, check out the main highlights and interesting activities in our program this year.

Selskar Abbey – reopening with guided Historical walks

Opening Parade – including a pipe band, puppeteers and members of all GAA clubs in Co. Wexford.

The Ballindaggin Pipe band and Puppeteers from the National Heritage Park will lead a colourful Culture night Parade through the streets of Wexford with representatives from the GAA clubs throughout Co. Wexford dresses in their club colours.S

Singers of Wexford Festival Opera

Join some of the most talented, up and coming opera singers in the world for an exclusive recital in the luxurious walnut clad foyer of Wexford Opera House. Singers taking part in the 60th Anniversary Wexford Festival Opera will perform some of their favourite arias for one night only; a rare preview of the talent appearing in this world renowned Festival

Castlebridge Gospel Choir

The Castlebridge Gospel Choir is based in the townland of Castlebridge about 3 miles outside of Wexford Town. The choir has been in existence since January 2003 and since then has consistently grown in stature and continues to go from strength to strength. The Choir has a member base of 50 people, ranging from the very young to the less so very young, the choir also consits of drums, keyboards, percussion, bass and lead guitar

Danescastle Music Group Danescastle Music Group is a traditional Irish music group  based in Carraig-on-Bannow, a rural village in South West Wexford

A selection of One act plays by local drama groups
 

Sheila Grace Dance Studios Your chance to see the Sheila Grace Dance Company as they demonstrate their freestyle disco and hip-hop dance styles. This exhilarating and expressive group will get your toes-a-tappin’ and your hips-a-shakin’ with their energetic style of dance

 


NEW ROSS

New Ross Piano Festival presents a free Opening Fanfare Concert to their weekend festival, 6.30 pm at St Mary’s Church.

Programme:

Noriko Ogawa, Finghin Collins, Charles Owen, and Katya Apekisheva,

Rossini Overture to William Tell, arranged for two pianos, eight hands

Noriko Ogawa and Kathryn Stott with chamber group and narrator Barry McGovern

Saint-Saens     Carnival of the Animals

Free, but booking strictly necessary at 051 421255.

For more info log on to www.newrosspianofestival.com or   New Ross Piano Festival facebook page

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