Saturday 21 October 2017

Culture vultures expected to flock to Wexford

Castlebridge Gospel Choir will perform songs from their varied repertoire
Castlebridge Gospel Choir will perform songs from their varied repertoire

Wexford will be a cultural hub on Friday, September 16 as events celebrating Culture Night take place across the county.

Twenty five events celebrating Culture Night are taking place in Wexford with hundreds more happening nationwide.

Much of the events in Wexford focus on music and drama and with the wealth of eclectic performances on offer there is something for everyone, young and old.

A performance by 3-0 featuring violin, viola, piano and flute will take place in St Iberius Church and will première an exciting new work by contemporary Irish composer Marian Ingoldsby.

Over in Greenacres Castlebridge Gospel Choir will perform from their repertoire which is a mix of pop, gospel and motown.

Wexford Arts Centre has a very varied programme on offer from 5pm featuring two art workshops for children, an improvisation workshop and a cabaret featuring an evening of music, readings and more showcasing some of the best of local and national artists.

Other events include a performance by Wexford Light Opera Society in the Opera House, Wexford Fife and Pipe Drum Band in Selskar Square and Wexford Portraits of the Invisible: stories of World War 1.

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Night at the dogs 

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Song project in Kilmuckridge 

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Antiques fair in Wells House 

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