Tuesday 17 October 2017

39 Steps in the Arts Centre

1 39 STEPS. Wexford Drama Group, fresh from its success during the Wexford Opera Festival, are back with its production of 39 Steps. This takes place in Wexford Arts Centre on November 20 and November 21 at 8pm. This hilarious comedy written by Alfred Hitchcock is directed by award-winning director Paul Walsh. See this spy thriller masterpiece recreated piece by piece, including a train chase, a bridge fall, a Scottish dancing band and a Bi-plane attack. It is all recreated by a cast of six including an English toff, three Femme Fatales, and two utter clowns portraying 200 characters. Paul said it was both exhilarating and exciting to be directing such a classic comedy. 'I believe the show is a great opportunity for the group, It offers six brilliant parts for actors and is also a huge challenge for the production team.' The cast includes George Percival, Pat Sinnott, Dylan Walsh, Lauren Corish Wallace, Shonagh Lyons, April Dowdall and Georgia Swan. Tickets for the 39 Steps are available from Wexford Arts Centre on or by calling 053 9123764.

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Night at the dogs 

5 GREYHOUND RACE NIGHT CHRISTMAS FESTIVAL FUNDRAISER. The annual Enniscorthy Christmas fundraising night at the dogs takes place this Thursday, September 21, at Enniscorthy Greyhound Track. Gates open at 7 p.m and the first race is at 8 p.m. The event is being organised by Enniscorthy and District Chamber of Commerce in conjunction with the Enniscorthy Business Association. All money raised on the night will go towards the Christmas festival events and will ensure that Enniscorthy at Christmas is magical for...

Song project in Kilmuckridge 

5 LOCAL SONG PROJECT: Traditional singer Aileen Lambert will facilitate a new project focusing on exploring local songs and unaccompanied traditional singing in Kilmuckridge. Starting this Wednesday, September 13 from 7.30 p.m. in Bridie Hammel's Pub this project will take place over the course of a number of weeks. Local songs such as the Tinneaberna Fisherman will be researched and performed as part of the project and at the end a booklet will be produced along with videos featuring local songs and local singers. For more...

Antiques fair in Wells House 

7 ANTIQUES FAIR: There will be a two day antiques fair in Wells House, Gorey this weekend. Taking place on both Saturday, September 16 and Sunday, September 17, this is a unique opportunity for antique lovers to get their hands on some quality antiques. Wells House will play host to Chantal Fortune who will oversee the event with her vast knowledge and expertise of all this antique. Those attending will be able to immerse themselves in the beautiful Tudor Gothic architecture and be transported back to the past with its beautiful...