Kilkenny Arts Festival 10th - 19th August 2012 - childrens

By: Kilkenny Arts  05/12/2011
Keywords: Arts Festival, Through The Eyes

Festival Trail

Fri 5th Aug - Sun 14th Aug

Gather a group of intrepid explorers to discover Kilkenny on foot, following our ‘treasure hunt’ style Festival Trail

David Donohue

The bestselling author and backwards-speller extraordinaire rides into town to talk about his backwards-spelling hero, Walter Speazlebud

Bookbinding with Rachel Hazell

Join bookbinder and artist Rachel Hazell for interactive bookbinding activities based on the 1911 Kilkenny Census

Solas Supreme Workshop

Come along to these outdoor children's workshops using household objects to create fantastical sculptures

Paper Craft Laboratory

Explore the art of bookmaking, shadow puppetry, jewellery-making and more in the Crafts Council's free paper art workshops for children

Holy Mary

A magical and hilarious new play by Eoin Colfer, bestselling author of the Artemis Fowl series, that takes an honest look at life through the eyes of eight-year-old Majella Barnes

Festival Trail

Fri 5th Aug - Sun 14th Aug

Gather a group of intrepid explorers to discover Kilkenny on foot, following our ‘treasure hunt’ style Festival Trail

David Donohue

The bestselling author and backwards-speller extraordinaire rides into town to talk about his backwards-spelling hero, Walter Speazlebud

Bookbinding with Rachel Hazell

Join bookbinder and artist Rachel Hazell for interactive bookbinding activities based on the 1911 Kilkenny Census

Solas Supreme Workshop

Come along to these outdoor children's workshops using household objects to create fantastical sculptures

Paper Craft Laboratory

Explore the art of bookmaking, shadow puppetry, jewellery-making and more in the Crafts Council's free paper art workshops for children

Holy Mary

A magical and hilarious new play by Eoin Colfer, bestselling author of the Artemis Fowl series, that takes an honest look at life through the eyes of eight-year-old Majella Barnes

Bookbinding with Rachel Hazell

Join bookbinder and artist Rachel Hazell for interactive bookbinding activities based on the 1911 Kilkenny Census

David Donohue

The bestselling author and backwards-speller extraordinaire rides into town to talk about his backwards-spelling hero, Walter Speazlebud

Festival Trail

Fri 5th Aug - Sun 14th Aug

Gather a group of intrepid explorers to discover Kilkenny on foot, following our ‘treasure hunt’ style Festival Trail

Holy Mary

A magical and hilarious new play by Eoin Colfer, bestselling author of the Artemis Fowl series, that takes an honest look at life through the eyes of eight-year-old Majella Barnes

Paper Craft Laboratory

Explore the art of bookmaking, shadow puppetry, jewellery-making and more in the Crafts Council's free paper art workshops for children

Solas Supreme Workshop

Come along to these outdoor children's workshops using household objects to create fantastical sculptures

Keywords: Arts Festival, Through The Eyes

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Join Clíodhna Ní Anluain and a terrific selection of writers and musicians for a special recording of Sunday Miscellany Live from the Watergate Theatre. David Vann makes a welcome return to the festival in the company of one of the greatest of contemporary American writers. The acclaimed crime writer discusses literature, crime and alter egos with literary critic Michael Wood.


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Kilkenny Arts Festival 10th - 19th August 2012 - theatre dance

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Kilkenny Arts Festival 10th - 19th August 2012 - classical

Celebrated choir Resurgam joins forces with festival favourites the Irish Baroque Orchestra to perform Baroque masterpieces, directed by Christophe Rousset. This dynamic orchestra, featuring Europe's finest young musicians, explores the musical legacy of Johann Sebastian Bach through the music of his sons. This laidback salon-style night comes to Kilkenny for two nights of music, song and surprise, mixing the classical with the cutting edge.


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Kilkenny Arts Festival 10th - 19th August 2012 - wired

Harmonic presents former frontman of the Red House Painters, Mark Kozelek, an acclaimed lyricist known for his achingly beautiful songs, delivered in a melancholy baritone. Harmonic presents The Sea and Cake who bring their distinctive jazz/rock/lounge/pop sound to Kilkenny in the company of The Buzz Aldrin Allstars.


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Kilkenny Arts Festival 10th - 19th August 2012 - music

A rare chance to see these giants of jazz improv play together as a duo, sharing the intuitive musical understanding they’ve built up over more than forty years. A very special night in St. Canice's with Tríona and Maighread Ní Dhomhnaill, Mairéad Ní Mhaonaigh and Moya Brennan. TrioVD, one of the most innovative jazz bands in the UK, are coming to the Set for an unmissable high-energy gig.


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Kilkenny Arts Festival 10th - 19th August 2012 - visual art

An exhibition of recent sculpture work by five studio artists, comprising a range of materials such as stone, clay, wood, and mixed media. Grennan Mill Craft School welcomes six Irish artists/crafts people showing an exciting new range of work in a wide variety of media. Kilkenny County Council Arts Office presents this joint exhibition of ceramics and glass from two emerging Irish makers.