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October 25th - 30th

The Imagination Blog

Keep track of all the comings and goings of the festival in our Imagination Blog. Watch this space!

Champion Artistic Excellence at This Year’s Imagine Arts Festival
Get ready for an extraordinary celebration of the arts as the Imagine Arts Festival 2023 returns to captivate...
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Recap Day 6: Art, Folk, Sea Shanties and a DJ Set—The Final Day of Imagine Was Sublime
There’s a touch of FOMO here today with the end of what has been a brilliant week of culture, history,...
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Imagine Recap Day 5—Bonnets, Bands, Banter and Books
Saturday was a day of fun and celebration at the Imagine Arts Festival with a 9 a.m. in Jordan’s bar...
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Spraypainting, Sea Shanties, Single Launches and Folk Singing…Sessions to Check Out on the Final Day of the Imagine Arts Festival
And so it's here--the last day of what has been a brilliant festival…and there is so much to enjoy before...
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Imagine Day 4: Headbanging in the Gateway—Where Moonlight Benjamin Rocked the House
More than 15 events throughout Friday had us hopping from venue to venue all over town for culture, history,...
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Imagine Day 5: Booze, Blaas and Banter—What Better Way to Start Your Day!
We’re on the second last day of what has been an epic festival and it’s a jam packed schedule this Saturday....
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Waterford Poetry Prize Winners 2022
The Arts Office, Waterford City and County Council is pleased to announce the winners of the Waterford...
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Imagine Day 3: Susan O’Neill Wowed the Crowd at Christ Church Cathedral
The highlight of Day 3 of the Imagine Arts Festival was the Susan O’Neill gig. With her multitude of...
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Imagine—Live from the Reg: Young Talent Transports Us Back to 1940’s Ireland
The young and talented students of the South East Technological University Theatre Studies are drawing...
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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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