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Monday 21 October 2019

Wexford Festival events 2011

Street (just off the Bullring) (F) 12:00 40th year of the Wexford Festival Antique Fair in the Talbot Hotel, Wexford (H) 13:05 Opera

Lunchtime Recital (50 minutes), a unique opportunity to hear the Festival's opera stars. St. Iberius Church, Main Street, Wexford (A) 14:30 An Afternoon of Russian Fairytale - Film, 'Barbara the fair with the silken hair' (Director: the late Alexander Arturovitch Rowe, son of a Wexford milling engineer) followed by a talk and a short live performance by Sergei Nikolaev, who acted in the film. Wexford Arts Centre, Cornmarket, Wexford (14:30-17:00) (F) Pre-book by telephone (D) 15:30 Afternoon ShortWork: Mad for Opera featuring many dramatic and poignant arias and ensembles in opera that have been inspired by madness. Whites of Wexford, Abbey Street, Wexford (A) 17:30 Ghost Tours of Wexford Town with Wexford Walking Tours, meeting point outside The Tourist Information Office, On the Quay (17:30 - 19:00) Booking Essential (T) 19: 00 Pre-Opera Talk: Jerome Hynes Theatre, a thirty minute exploratory talk about La Cour De Célimène. Wexford Opera House (F) 19:30 The Athenaeum Restoration Fund Operetta and Dinner by Candelight - an evening of fine dining and musical entertainment at The Riverside Park Hotel, The Promenade, Enniscorthy (J)(S) 20:00 Opera: La Cour De Célimène, Composer Ambroise Thomas, sung in French. A humiliated woman takes her revenge on men, breaking their hearts while protecting her own. First performed 1885 at the Opéra-Comique, Paris. Wexford Opera House (A) 20:00 Disney's 'Beauty and the Beast' presented by Oyster Lane Theatre Group, in the Dun Mhuire Theatre (R) 20:00 The Wexford Folk Orchestra with special guests the Ni Dhonaile Weir family from County Clare on vocals, harp and concertina and local tenor James McDermott – Theme: shamrock and The Thistle Folk Music of Scotland and Ireland, Riverbank House Hotel (H) 20:00 Wexford Drama Group presents three oneact plays, Wexford Arts Centre (D) 22.00 Post Opera Buffet in The Gallery every night after an opera performance, The Talbot Hotel. (22.00-00.00) 21.30 Live Music – Acoustic Session with Nick Murphy in the Bar, Thomas Moore Tavern (F) 22:30 Live Music with Derek Cunningham (Jazz), The Coffee Dock, Whites of Wexford (F)

FRIDAY OCTOBER 28 09:00 Festival Golf – Open Singles and Exhibition of Paintings, St. Helen's Bay, Rosslare Harbour (09:00 – 21:00) (H) 10:00 Children's Fancy Dress Painting – 1hr Class (Children 5yrs and up), Ballyelland Pottery, The Old Mill, Castlebridge (10:00 – 11:00), (12:00 – 13:00), (14:00 – 15:00), (16:00 – 17:00) Booking Essential (C) 10:00 'Made in Wexford' 2011 Exhibition by Gorey Market House Craft and Design Festival, showing in Dunnes Stores, Main Street, Wexford. (10:00 – 17:00) (F) 10:30 R.N.L.I. Irish Lifeboats Fundraising Coffee Morning, Riverbank House Hotel (10:30 – 12:30) (F) 11:00 Concert – Brass and Percussion spectacular performed by members of the Orchestra of Wexford Festival Opera in Church of the Immaculate Conception, Rowe Street, Wexford (A) 11:00 Boro Books Special Festival Book Fair and Shop. Featuring books of all types, first editions and many out of print titles. No. 5 Common Quay Street (just off the Bullring) (11:00 – 18:00) (F) 12:00 40th year of the Wexford Festival Antique Fair in the Talbot Hotel, Wexford (12:00 – 19:30) (H) 13:05 Opera – Lunchtime Recital (50 minutes), a unique opportunity to hear the Festival's opera stars. St. Iberius Church, Main Street, Wexford (A) 15:30 Afternoon ShortWork: Gianni Schicchi a witty treatment of opera's main themes of deception, legacies, love, marriage and money. Whites of Wexford, Abbey Street, Wexford (A) 19:00 Pre-Opera Talk: Jerome Hynes Theatre, a thirty minute exploratory talk about Maria. Wexford Opera House (F) 19:00 Guided Ghostly Tours of Hook Lighthouse, Four Tours each evening starting from 19:00, Hook Head Lighthouse, Fethard-on-Sea, Booking Essential (G)

20:00 Opera: Maria, Composer Roman Statkowski, sung in Polish. A father who wants power and wealth rather than a happy marriage for his son, and a murdered wife whose love reaches beyond death. First performed 1906 in Warsaw. Wexford Opera House (A) 20:00 Disney's 'Beauty and the Beast' presented by Oyster Lane Theatre Group, in the Dun Mhuire Theatre (R) 20:00 Wexford Drama Group presents three oneact plays, Wexford Arts Centre (D) 22.00 Post Opera Buffet in The Gallery every night after an opera performance, The Talbot Hotel. (22.00-00.00) 22:00 Live Music – Modern and Classic Hits in the Piano Bar, Thomas Moore Tavern (22:00 – 00:00) (F) 22:30 Live Music with Pat McCarthy (Jazz), The Coffee Dock, Whites of Wexford (F)

SATURDAY OCTOBER 29 09:00 Festival Golf – Open Singles and Exhibition of Paintings, St. Helen's Bay, Rosslare Harbour (09:00 – 21:00) (H) 10:30 Hurling on the Quay – The Quay Front (10:30 – 16:30) (F) 11.00 Dr Tom Walsh Lecture given by Brian Dickie, former artistic director at Wexford Festival Opera (1967-1973). The lecture will celebrate the 60th and 100th anniversaries of the founding of the festival and the birth of Dr Tom Walsh (19111988) respectively – Jerome Hynes Theatre, Wexford Opera House (A) 11:00 'A Photographic Tour of Wexford' presented by South End Camera Club, Friary Hall, School Street, Wexford (11:00 – 17:00) (F) 11:00 Children's Gallery Talk and Workshop at Little Artist Club (All Ages), Wexford Arts Centre (11:00 -12:00) Booking Essential (D) 11:00 Boro Books Special Festival Book Fair and Shop. Featuring books of all types, first editions and many out of print titles. No. 5 Common Quay Street (just off the Bullring) (11:00 – 18:00) (F) 12:00 'Made in Wexford' 2011 Exhibition by Gorey Market House Craft and Design Festival, showing in Dunnes Stores, Main Street, Wexford. October Bank Holiday Weekend (12:00 - 17:00). 12:00 40th year of the Wexford Festival Antique Fair in the Talbot Hotel, Wexford (12:00 – 19:30) (H) 13:05 Opera – Lunchtime Recital (50 minutes), a unique opportunity to hear the Festival's opera stars. St. Iberius Church, Main Street, Wexford (A) 14:30 Halloween grotto – family puppet show with Red Moon Theatre, Wexford Arts Centre (D) 15: 30 Afternoon ShortWork: Double Trouble featuring two one-act operas poignantly depicting different aspects of love. Whites of Wexford, Abbey Street, Wexford (A) 19:00 Pre-Opera Talk: Jerome Hynes Theatre, a thirty minute exploratory talk about Gianni Di Parigi, Wexford Opera House (F) 19:00 Guided Ghostly Tours of Hook Lighthouse, Four Tours each evening starting from 19:00, Hook Head Lighthouse, Fethard-on-Sea, Booking Essential (G) 20:00 Opera: Gianni di Parigi, Composer Gaetano Donizetti, sung in Italian. It's a good idea to know the woman you're going to marry – and it's a clever woman who sees what the man is getting up to. Written in 1831. Wexford Opera House (A) 20:00 Disney's 'Beauty and the Beast' presented by Oyster Lane Theatre Group, in the Dun Mhuire Theatre (R) 20:00 Wexford Drama Group presents three oneact plays, Wexford Arts Centre (D) 21:00 Live Music - Pierce Turner with The Very Small Orchestra in Greenacres Art Gallery, Selskar, Wexford. Doors open at 20:00 (E)(P) 22.00 Post Opera Buffet in The Gallery every night after an opera performance, The Talbot Hotel. (22.00-00.00) 22:00 Live Music – Swing Music in the Piano Bar, Thomas Moore Tavern (22:00 – 00:00) (F) 22:30 Live Music with Derek Cunningham (Jazz), The Coffee Dock, Whites of Wexford (F) 23:00 Late night Cáca Milis Grand Samhain Masqued Cabaret, Wexford Arts Centre (D) SUNDAY OCTOBER 30 Wexford Races – National Hunt, Wexford Racecourse, Bettyville, Newtown Road, Wexford. See press for further details. (H)(L) 09:00 Festival Golf – Open Singles and Exhibition of Paintings, St. Helen's Bay, Rosslare Harbour (09:00 – 21:00) (H) 11:00 'A Photographic Tour of Wexford' presented by South End Camera Club, Friary Hall,

School Street, Wexford (11:00 – 17:00) (F) 11:00 Boro Books Special Festival Book Fair and Shop. Featuring books of all types, first editions and many out of print titles. No. 5 Common Quay Street (just off the Bullring) (11:00 – 18:00) (F) 12:00 Afternoon ShortWork: Gianni Schicchi a witty treatment of opera's main themes of deception, legacies, love, marriage and money. Whites of Wexford, Abbey Street, Wexford (A) 12:00 Wexford Model Railway Club's Annual Exhibition, St Michaels Hall (SVP), Thomas Street, Wexford (opposite CBS school) (12:00 – 17:30) (H) 12:00 40th year of the Wexford Festival Antique Fair in the Talbot Hotel, Wexford (12:00 – 19:30) (H) 12:00 'Made in Wexford' 2011 Exhibition by Gorey Market House Craft and Design Festival, showing in Dunnes Stores, Main Street, Wexford. Bank Holiday Weekend (12:00 - 17:00). (F) 15:30 Orchestral Concert – Church of the Immaculate Conception, Rowe Street, Wexford (A) 19:00 Pre-Opera Talk: Jerome Hynes Theatre, a thirty minute exploratory talk about La Cour De Célimène. Wexford Opera House (F) 19:00 Guided Ghostly Tours of Hook Lighthouse, Four Tours each evening starting from 19:00, Hook Head Lighthouse, Fethard-on-Sea, Booking Essential (G) 20:00 Opera: La Cour de Célimène, Composer Ambroise Thomas, sung in French. A humiliated woman takes her revenge on men, breaking their hearts while protecting her own. First performed 1885 at the Opéra-Comique, Paris. Wexford Opera House (A 20:00 Disney's 'Beauty and the Beast' presented by Oyster Lane Theatre Group, in the Dun Mhuire Theatre (R) 20:00 Wexford Drama Group presents three oneact plays, Wexford Arts Centre (D) 20.00 Halloween Fancy Dress Banquet and Murder Mystery. Guests will be greeted with a glass of 'gory' punch and treated to a choreographed dance show inspired by The Rocky Horror Show performed by Footworx. Danby Lodge Hotel (H) (A1) 20:00 Wexford Male Voice Choir 'Festival Concert 2011'. The choir will be joined by Roisin Dempsey and Chris Currid as guest artists along with Eithne Coorrigan as guest accompanist, St. Iberius Church (C1) (H) 21.30 Live Music – Jazz Session in the Bar, Thomas Moore Tavern (F) 22.00 Post Opera Buffet in The Gallery every night after an opera performance, The Talbot Hotel. (22.00-00.00) 22:30 Live Music with Tea for Two (Classical), The Coffee Dock, Whites of Wexford (F)

MONDAY OCTOBER 31 Wexford Races – National Hunt, Wexford Racecourse, Bettyville, Newtown Road, Wexford. See press for further details. (H)(L) 09:00 Festival Golf – Open Singles and Exhibition of Paintings, St. Helen's Bay, Rosslare Harbour (09:00 – 21:00) (H) 11:00 Afternoon ShortWork: Double Trouble featuring two one-act operas poignantly depicting different aspects of love. Whites of Wexford, Abbey Street, Wexford (A) 11:00 'A Photographic Tour of Wexford' presented by South End Camera Club, Friary Hall, School Street, Wexford (11:00 – 17:00) (F) 11:00 Boro Books Special Festival Book Fair and Shop. Featuring books of all types, first editions and many out of print titles. No. 5 Common Quay Street (just off the Bullring) (11:00 – 18:00) (F) 12:00 40th year of the Wexford Festival Antique Fair in the Talbot Hotel, Wexford (12:00 – 19:30) (H) 12:00 Wexford Model Railway Club's Annual Exhibition, St Michaels Hall (SVP), Thomas Street, Wexford (opposite CBS school) (12:00 – 17:00) (H) 12:00 'Made in Wexford' 2011 Exhibition by Gorey Market House Craft and Design Festival, showing in Dunnes Stores, Main Street, Wexford. Bank Holiday Weekend (12:00 - 17:00). (F) 13:05 Opera – Lunchtime Recital (50 minutes), a unique opportunity to hear the Festival's opera stars. St. Iberius Church, Main Street, Wexford (A) 14:00 Wexford Festival Singers perform Vivaldi Gloria and Faure Requiem at The Friary, School Street, Wexford (E)(H) 16:00 Pre-Opera Talk: Jerome Hynes Theatre, a thirty minute exploratory talk about Maria. Wexford Opera House (F)

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