Festivals

The Imagine Arts Festival

Date
Oct 15 2015 - Oct 25 2015
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Contact details

Address

IMAGINE Arts Festival c/o City Arts Office, The Mall, Waterford, Republic of Ireland
E: imaginefest@gmail.com

Imagine Arts Festival 2015 is an exciting multi-disciplinary festival that promotes the best of local arts mixed with top national and international work.

Imagine Arts Festival 2015 is an exciting multi-disciplinary festival that promotes the best of local arts mixed with top national and international work. Now in its 14th year, the festival includes a children's programme, a history and heritage section, workshops on everything from art to drama, and a traditional music weekend within its ten day programme. Run by a voluntary committee, Imagine Arts Festival aims to show off Waterford's rich architecture by staging events in interesting venues; and to be topical, fun and artistically very stimulating.

This unique event offers top quality work, an intimate experience and a friendly welcome to all. Each year, exciting new work emerges locally in theatre, dance, film and visual art and a lot of exciting names can be found in the programme. Previous acts have included Roger McGough, Martin Carthy, Ron Sexsmith, Dervish, John Sayles, Donal O'Kelly, Peter Sheridan, the Unthanks, Billy Bragg, Penguin Cafe, Mercury Rev, Chris Wood, Cirkus Inferno, Cois Ceim, Linton Kwezi Johnson, John Cooper Clarke, Joseph O'Connor, Rich Hall, mairead and Triona Ni Domhnaill and many more.