Arts festivals

Kilkenny Arts Festival

Date
Aug 09 2018 - Aug 19 2018
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Contact details

Address

Various locations in Kilkenny City, Kilkenny,
T: +353(0)567763663
E: marketing@kilkennyarts.ie

The Kilkenny Arts Festival has been running since 1974 and is one of Ireland's oldest and most-respected multi-disciplinary arts festivals.

The Kilkenny Arts Festival has been running since 1974 and is one of Ireland's oldest and most-respected multi-disciplinary arts festivals.

Taking place in a wide variety of venues across the medieval city, the festival features musicians, actors, performers, writers, poets, and artists from Ireland and abroad.

Among the highlights that you can enjoy at this year's edition of the festival is an "under the stars" version of Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream, and a gala performance of works by Beethoven and Brahms as well as contemporary composers. There's also going to be a programme of music events curated by Martin Hayes the legendary trad musician, called The Marble City Sessions.

With a diverse and exciting line-up, Kilkenny Arts Festival caters for all tastes, and is a brilliant excuse to make your way down to this wonderful medieval city to check out all that it has to offer.

Tickets
€0 - €40