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About Imagine Arts Festival

The 21st annual Imagine Arts Festival runs from Tuesday 25th – Sunday 30th October 2022 and incorporates The Waterford Writers Weekend.

This multi-disciplinary arts festival in Waterford city features an exciting, eclectic and diverse range of artistic events including theatre, music, comedy, visual art, dance, literature, film and children’s events.

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Festival Schedule

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Drawing a Character (8 – 16 yrs) with Paul Bolger
Drawing a Character (8 – 16 yrs) with Paul Bolger
Oct 25th at 10:00am - 1:00pm
Portrait, People & Place
Portrait, People & Place
Oct 25th at 10:00am - 5:00pm
Music Generation – School Tour
Music Generation – School Tour
Oct 25th at 10:00am - 2:30pm
Exhibition – BRAZEN Ciara O’Connor
Exhibition – BRAZEN Ciara O’Connor
Oct 25th at 11:00am - 5:00pm
Creative Clusters
Creative Clusters
Oct 25th at 11:00am - 4:00pm
Exhibition - John Conway
Exhibition - John Conway
Oct 25th at 11:00am - 5:00pm
Exhibition – Hound, Paul Bolger
Exhibition – Hound, Paul Bolger
Oct 25th at 12:00pm - 3:00pm
Exhibition - Trace Elements, Pascal Ungerer
Exhibition - Trace Elements, Pascal Ungerer
Oct 25th at 12:00pm - 5:00pm
Open Studio - Miranda & Sean Corcoran
Open Studio - Miranda & Sean Corcoran
Oct 25th at 12:00pm - 3:00pm
Behind Closed Doors
Behind Closed Doors
Oct 25th at 12:00pm
SETU Architectural Exhibition: The Top of the Town
SETU Architectural Exhibition: The Top of the Town
Oct 25th at 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Let's Talk Waterford: Tides & Tales, In The Great Western's Wake
Let's Talk Waterford: Tides & Tales, In The Great Western's Wake
Oct 25th at 1:00pm
Folklore.ie Waterford Newfoundland - A Connection "So Far”
Folklore.ie Waterford Newfoundland - A Connection "So Far”
Oct 25th at 7:30pm
Exhibition - Coastal, Anoushka Joyce
Exhibition - Coastal, Anoushka Joyce
Oct 25th at 10:00pm - 4:00pm
John Palmer Rhythm Route
John Palmer Rhythm Route
Oct 25th at 10:00pm
Music Generation – School Tour
Music Generation – School Tour
Oct 26th at 10:00am - 2:30pm
Exhibition - Coastal, Anoushka Joyce
Exhibition - Coastal, Anoushka Joyce
Oct 26th at 10:00am - 4:00pm
Portrait, People & Place
Portrait, People & Place
Oct 26th at 10:00am - 5:00pm
Creative Clusters
Creative Clusters
Oct 26th at 11:00am - 4:00pm
Exhibition – BRAZEN Ciara O’Connor
Exhibition – BRAZEN Ciara O’Connor
Oct 26th at 11:00am - 5:00pm
Exhibition - John Conway
Exhibition - John Conway
Oct 26th at 11:00am - 5:00pm
Exhibition – HOUND Paul Bolger
Exhibition – HOUND Paul Bolger
Oct 26th at 12:00pm - 3:00pm
Exhibition - Trace Elements, Pascal Ungerer
Exhibition - Trace Elements, Pascal Ungerer
Oct 26th at 12:00pm - 5:00pm
Open Studio - Miranda & Sean Corcoran
Open Studio - Miranda & Sean Corcoran
Oct 26th at 12:00pm - 3:00pm
Behind Closed Doors
Behind Closed Doors
Oct 26th at 12:00pm
Let’s Talk Waterford: Pigs Toes And Other Tales
Let’s Talk Waterford: Pigs Toes And Other Tales
Oct 26th at 1:00pm
Sound & Portraits Open Call Performances
Sound & Portraits Open Call Performances
Oct 26th at 7:00pm
Waterford Distillery: Heritage Whisky tasting + History Talk / Music by Harmania Choir
Waterford Distillery: Heritage Whisky tasting + History Talk / Music by Harmania Choir
Oct 26th at 8:00pm
Youth Arts Live - Spoken Word
Youth Arts Live - Spoken Word
Oct 26th at 8:00pm
Draíocht Phort Láirge - Music Generation 100pc Orchestra
Draíocht Phort Láirge - Music Generation 100pc Orchestra
Oct 26th at 8:15pm
Portrait, People & Place
Portrait, People & Place
Oct 27th at 10:00am - 5:00pm
Exhibition - Coastal, Anoushka Joyce
Exhibition - Coastal, Anoushka Joyce
Oct 27th at 10:00am - 4:00pm
Creative Clusters
Creative Clusters
Oct 27th at 11:00am - 4:00pm
Exhibition - John Conway
Exhibition - John Conway
Oct 27th at 11:00am - 5:00pm
Exhibition - Trace Elements, Pascal Ungerer
Exhibition - Trace Elements, Pascal Ungerer
Oct 27th at 12:00pm - 5:00pm
Behind Closed Doors
Behind Closed Doors
Oct 27th at 12:00pm
Open Studio - Miranda & Sean Corcoran
Open Studio - Miranda & Sean Corcoran
Oct 27th at 12:00pm - 3:00pm
Exhibition - HOUND Paul Bolger
Exhibition - HOUND Paul Bolger
Oct 27th at 12:00pm - 3:00pm
The Possession Project with Amanda Coogan
The Possession Project with Amanda Coogan
Oct 27th at 3:00pm
The Park and Courthouse Walking Tour
The Park and Courthouse Walking Tour
Oct 27th at 7:00pm
Susan O'Neill
Susan O'Neill
Oct 27th at 8:00pm
Stagemad - Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf
Stagemad - Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf
Oct 27th at 8:00pm
John Palmer Rhythm Route
John Palmer Rhythm Route
Oct 27th at 10:00pm
Portrait, People & Place
Portrait, People & Place
Oct 28th at 10:00am - 5:00pm
Exhibition - Coastal, Anoushka Joyce
Exhibition - Coastal, Anoushka Joyce
Oct 28th at 10:00am - 4:00pm
Carmel Kelly – Childrens Literature Workshop
Carmel Kelly – Childrens Literature Workshop
Oct 28th at 10:30am
Creative Clusters
Creative Clusters
Oct 28th at 11:00am - 4:00pm
Exhibition - John Conway
Exhibition - John Conway
Oct 28th at 11:00am - 5:00pm
Open Studio - Miranda & Sean Corcoran
Open Studio - Miranda & Sean Corcoran
Oct 28th at 12:00pm - 3:00pm
Ukrainian Craft Exhibition
Ukrainian Craft Exhibition
Oct 28th at 12:00pm
Exhibition - Trace Elements, Pascal Ungerer
Exhibition - Trace Elements, Pascal Ungerer
Oct 28th at 12:00pm - 5:00pm
Let's Talk Waterford: Within A Marble City
Let's Talk Waterford: Within A Marble City
Oct 28th at 1:00pm
The Curlew Theatre - An Gorta Mór (Hunger)
The Curlew Theatre - An Gorta Mór (Hunger)
Oct 28th at 3:00pm
Lani O’Hanlon & Dalal Sayed: Memoir
Lani O’Hanlon & Dalal Sayed: Memoir
Oct 28th at 4:00pm
Lani O’Hanlon Workshop
Lani O’Hanlon Workshop
Oct 28th at 5:30pm
Arrivalists / DJ Set at 3PM
Arrivalists / DJ Set at 3PM
Oct 28th at 6:00pm
Exhibition – Hound, Paul Bolger
Exhibition – Hound, Paul Bolger
Oct 28th at 6:00pm - 11:00pm
Catalan Butterfly
Catalan Butterfly
Oct 28th at 6:00pm
Waterford Poetry Prize
Waterford Poetry Prize
Oct 28th at 7:00pm
Moonlight Benjamin
Moonlight Benjamin
Oct 28th at 8:00pm
Speakeasy Poetry / Spoken word
Speakeasy Poetry / Spoken word
Oct 28th at 8:00pm
Stagemad - Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf
Stagemad - Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf
Oct 28th at 8:00pm
Booze, Blaas and Banters
Booze, Blaas and Banters
Oct 29th at 9:00am
Portrait, People & Place
Portrait, People & Place
Oct 29th at 10:00am - 5:00pm
Joanne McCarthy - Poetry Masterclass
Joanne McCarthy - Poetry Masterclass
Oct 29th at 10:00am
Exhibition - Coastal, Anoushka Joyce
Exhibition - Coastal, Anoushka Joyce
Oct 29th at 10:00am - 4:00pm
Waterford Walls tours
Waterford Walls tours
Oct 29th at 11:00am
Creative Clusters
Creative Clusters
Oct 29th at 11:00am - 4:00pm
Ukrainian Craft Exhibition
Ukrainian Craft Exhibition
Oct 29th at 11:00am
15 Minutes of Fame - Pop-Up Portraiture
15 Minutes of Fame - Pop-Up Portraiture
Oct 29th at 11:00am - 4:30pm
Jessica Traynor - Poetry Masterclass
Jessica Traynor - Poetry Masterclass
Oct 29th at 11:00am
The Art of Fiction with Derek Flynn
The Art of Fiction with Derek Flynn
Oct 29th at 11:00am
Exhibition - John Conway
Exhibition - John Conway
Oct 29th at 11:00am - 5:00pm
Exhibition – Hound, Paul Bolger
Exhibition – Hound, Paul Bolger
Oct 29th at 12:00pm - 3:00pm
Open Studio - Miranda & Sean Corcoran
Open Studio - Miranda & Sean Corcoran
Oct 29th at 12:00pm - 3:00pm
Exhibition - Trace Elements, Pascal Ungerer
Exhibition - Trace Elements, Pascal Ungerer
Oct 29th at 12:00pm - 5:00pm
The Bonnet Project Exhibition  - Waterford Womens Centre
The Bonnet Project Exhibition - Waterford Womens Centre
Oct 29th at 12:00pm - 5:00pm
Exhibition – HOUND Paul Bolger
Exhibition – HOUND Paul Bolger
Oct 29th at 12:00pm - 3:00pm
Manderley Press reprint (Fatti Burke& Megan Nolan) Book launch
Manderley Press reprint (Fatti Burke& Megan Nolan) Book launch
Oct 29th at 1:00pm
Laochas Creative MindfulNess Workshops
Laochas Creative MindfulNess Workshops
Oct 29th at 1:00pm
Workshop 2: Drawing Stories (Age 12+) with Paul Bolger
Workshop 2: Drawing Stories (Age 12+) with Paul Bolger
Oct 29th at 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Una Sealy Lifedrawing Masterclasses
Una Sealy Lifedrawing Masterclasses
Oct 29th at 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Aingela Flannery
Aingela Flannery
Oct 29th at 3:00pm
John Palmer Rhythm Route: Pre Gig Craic
John Palmer Rhythm Route: Pre Gig Craic
Oct 29th at 3:00pm
The Curlew Theatre - Emigration Road
The Curlew Theatre - Emigration Road
Oct 29th at 3:00pm
Waterford Whispers News Book Launch
Waterford Whispers News Book Launch
Oct 29th at 4:00pm
Conor Doyle & Dave
Conor Doyle & Dave
Oct 29th at 6:00pm
Concert - John Palmer, Celebrating 35 Years
Concert - John Palmer, Celebrating 35 Years
Oct 29th at 7:00pm
South Always South Orchestra
South Always South Orchestra
Oct 29th at 7:30pm
Modwords Finale
Modwords Finale
Oct 29th at 8:00pm
Stagemad - Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf
Stagemad - Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf
Oct 29th at 8:00pm
Demystifying Spraypaint Workshop with Caoilfhionn Hanton
Demystifying Spraypaint Workshop with Caoilfhionn Hanton
Oct 30th at 9:30am - 1:00pm
Portrait, People & Place
Portrait, People & Place
Oct 30th at 10:00am - 5:00pm
Exhibition - Coastal, Anoushka Joyce
Exhibition - Coastal, Anoushka Joyce
Oct 30th at 10:00am - 4:00pm
Creative Clusters
Creative Clusters
Oct 30th at 11:00am - 4:00pm
Resilient Writer Workshop with Anne Tanam
Resilient Writer Workshop with Anne Tanam
Oct 30th at 11:00am
Exhibition - John Conway
Exhibition - John Conway
Oct 30th at 11:00am - 5:00pm
Walking Tour With Dermot Power
Walking Tour With Dermot Power
Oct 30th at 11:30am
Little Red Kettle kids workshops
Little Red Kettle kids workshops
Oct 30th at 12:00pm
Exhibition - Trace Elements, Pascal Ungerer
Exhibition - Trace Elements, Pascal Ungerer
Oct 30th at 12:00pm - 5:00pm
Open Studio - Miranda & Sean Corcoran
Open Studio - Miranda & Sean Corcoran
Oct 30th at 12:00pm - 3:00pm
Lets Talk Waterford – Bana Rua Sea Shanti
Lets Talk Waterford – Bana Rua Sea Shanti
Oct 30th at 1:00pm
Laochas Creative Mindfulness Workshops
Laochas Creative Mindfulness Workshops
Oct 30th at 1:00pm
David Toms – Memoir
David Toms – Memoir
Oct 30th at 1:00pm
Lemons, Liars and Banshees
Lemons, Liars and Banshees
Oct 30th at 3:00pm
Mark Roper Book Launch
Mark Roper Book Launch
Oct 30th at 3:00pm
Waterford Ska Club and No Roots
Waterford Ska Club and No Roots
Oct 30th at 5:00pm
John Francis Flynn
John Francis Flynn
Oct 30th at 8:00pm
Peter Vogelaar/ Evan Miles Single release
Peter Vogelaar/ Evan Miles Single release
Oct 30th at 9:00pm

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