An annual celebration of international and local arts and culture, the Kinsale Arts Festival will take this year between the 6th and the 14th July.
Welcoming a collection of new and established artists, writers and performers to the picturesque waterfront setting of Kinsale in County Cork, the Kinsale Arts Festival, now in its ninth year has become a vital cultural event in the calendar of Irish Festivals.
Showcasing local talents and recognised international artists as well as providing platforms for supporting talent in a packed programme of events, the Kinsale Arts Festival is unlike any other festival and utilises all possible places and locations throughout the town including local churches, sailing boats, halls and the harbours around the town are transformed into short-term venues for theatre, music, literature, food, film, dance and visual arts.
Some of the highlights of the festival include:
The Scientist and the Chef, The Tale of the Ancient Lights, Come home for Tea Day, Sounds of the Square, Afternoon tea with Darina and Rachel Allen, Make your Own Monster, The Bear by Anton Chekhov, Cashell Duo, Create Your Own Comic, The Friary Lunchtime Concert, Feet First The Irish Chamber Orchestra with Colin Dunne, Kevin Barry, DJ Kormac, Family Green Day, Sounds on the Square and much more.