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Thursday 19 October 2017

Treat in store for ballet fans

FANS OF ballet are in for a treat at Wexford Opera House next month, as the Cork City Ballet brings its production of Tchaicovsky's 'The Sleeping Beauty' to town for its only peformance outside of Cork.

Having been presented in Cork Opera House from November 22 to 24, the ballet will go on stage in Wexford for night only on Sunday November 25, with an 8 p.m. start time.

The leading role of Princess Aurora will be danced by Russian star Elena Evseeva (pictured) from the Mariinsky Kirov Ballet company in St Petersburg, and all the stops are being pulled out to ensure that all the magic and enchantment of the story comes through for the audience. Tickets cost €28 for adults and €22 for children, with €20 concessions also being available. Booking is at www.wexfordoperahouse.ie or by telephone at (053) 9122144, while tickets can also be purchased in person at the Opera House box office.

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...