What's on in Wexford

Published 07/07/2015 | 00:00

seisiun

bree community centre, 8.30 p.m.

The 'Comhaltas Seisiún' Sessions, in association with Celtic Roots, return to Bree Community Centre and continue weekly on Tuesday nights for the months of July and August. Each Session begins with the serving of scones and tea / coffee followed by a full programme of Music, Song, Dance and Storytelling. Cost is €10 for adults with concessions for large groups and children. For bookings and further details contact 087-7535354.

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LOFTUS HALL, Tuesday, july 7, 8.30 p.m.

Danescastle Music Group will host an evening of traditional music, song & dance every Tuesday night in Loftus Hall every Tuesday for July and August. For more info contact Margaret 087-1300943, margaretosul@eircom.net or see Seisiún Facebook page

pond dipping and bug hunting

wexford wildfowl reserve, TUESDAY, july 7, 2 P.M.

Every Tuesday at 2 p.m. at the Snipe Field in the reserve. Also on July 9 in the Raven Nature Reserve at the same time and every Thursday.

CROSSABEG FESTIVAL QUEEN

SINNOT'S FIELD, JULY 7, 7.30 P.M.

The festival queen selection gets under way with the arrival of the would-be queens in horse-drawn carriages led by a piper. Sinnot's Field, opposite Foley's Pub.

LUNCHTIME RECITAL

st. IBERIUS CHURCH, WEDNESDAY, JULY 8, 1.05 P.M.

The second of Music for Wexford's summer lunchtime recitals will feature James Warren, violin and Rebecca Carroll-Warren, piano, (pictured). Wednesday's concert will feature works by Mozart, Smetana, Dvorák and Arvo Pärt. Ticket prices: €12, €10 (concessions) & €5 (students). For further information please contact Mary Gallagher at 087 6894617.

Film shorts

Wexford Arts Centre, Thursday, July 9 at 8 p.m.

A series of short films will be screened with all proceeds will go towards buying some new equipment that can be accessed by local filmmakers. There are six filmmakers showcasing. Amongst them two award winning filmmakers Laura Way and Fiona Kinsella.

PINK PRINCESS PARLOUR

PRECIOUS SALON, MALLIN STREET, Friday, JULY 10, 5.30 P.M.

Perfect for little princess who want to glam up before the disco, the Precious Pink Princess Parlour takes place every Friday and Sunday. Girls can choose from up styles, curls, manicures and pedicures. No booking required. €5 per treatment. Tel: 087 054 1355

summertime blooms

WEXFORD TOWN LIBRARY, Saturday, JULY 11, 11 A.M.

Flower arranging demonstration of eight simple arrangements depicting the beauty of summer with expert Fergus Hemmingway. Booking is recommended as places are limited. Tel: 053-9196760.

Scouts fundraiser

White's of wexford, saturday, July 11, 8 p.m.

The 13th Wexford Clonard Scouts present a fundraising 'Magic of the Musicals' with Tony Carty, Naoimh Penston, Maggs Jacob and James McDermott, and Alan Corcoran. Tickets: adults €15/children €10 from the hotel or on the door.

LEGO ANIMATION

WEXFORD ARTS CENTRE, saturday, jULY 11, 1 P.M. TO 4 P.M.

Workshop participants will be introduced to the principles of stop-motion animation, story-telling and great animation apps while they work to make a mini movie. Workshop is €20.

FASHION SHOW

NEW 2 U CHARITY BOUTIQUE, saturday, JULY 11, 5 P.M.

New 2 U charity boutique are celebrating summer with a fashion show and garden party outside their store, complete with a cheese and wine reception. All welcome.

shelmaliers field day

shelmaliers gaa grounds, hollymount, castlebridge, Sunday, July 12, 1 p.m.

Popular annual field day includes the 5th annual sheep racing festival, a large range of stalls, goo dfood, music from DJs Katie and Nigel, hurling and football skills challenge, and a charity auction with a range of household, gardening and electrical items of offer for serious bargain hunters.

TEDDY BEAR'S PICNIC

NEW 2 U CHARITY BOUTIQUE, sunday, JULY 12, 1 P.M.

Bring you favourite teddy along for a picnic and an afternoon of fun, facepainting and music. Prizes for best dressed and oldest teddy. Picnic costs €10.

PUPPETRY CLUB

wexford arts centre, from monday to wednesday, july 13-15, 12 p.m. to 4 P.M.

This workshop is for anyone interested in a creative project with a difference. Using easily accessible everyday material; recycled and repurposed objects, you will create your own unique character. Ages 14+. Booking fee €70.

chess camp

Gaelscoil Inis Córthaidh, monday, july 13 to friday 17, noon to 5 p.m.

Enniscorthy Chess Club hosts a Summer Chess Camp with FM David Fitzsimons, coach to the Irish junior national teams. Cost is €80 per child. Email register@enniscorthychessclub.com or phone Ruth Redmond on 087 2511933 or Andrew Kildea on 087 8123729.

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