Beethoven Quest: The Complete String Quartets
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Beethoven Quest: The Complete String Quartets The Heath Quartet (UK)

Fri 8 August - Sun 17 August
St. John’s Priory

One of Europe's most exciting young quartets takes up residence in St John’s to perform a full cycle of Beethoven’s extraordinary string quartets in ten captivating lunchtime concerts.

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Beethoven Quest: The Irish Songbook

Beethoven Quest: The Irish Songbook Alison Browner, Eamonn Mulhall & Friends (Ireland)

Mon 11 August
The Long Gallery

A wonderful opportunity to hear Beethoven’s settings of traditional Irish airs, with new texts sung by mezzo-soprano Alison Browner, tenor Eamonn Mulhall and friends.

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Beethoven Quest: The Complete Piano Concertos

Beethoven Quest: The Complete Piano Concertos Barry Douglas & Camerata Ireland (Ireland)

Fri 15 August - Sat 16 August
St Canice’s Cathedral

Barry Douglas and his acclaimed orchestra present a rare cycle of Beethoven’s five piano concertos over two evenings in the glorious surroundings of St Canice’s Cathedral.

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Beethoven Quest: The Man Behind The Music

Beethoven Quest: The Man Behind The Music Gerry Murphy (Ireland)

Sat 16 August
The Parade Tower

Composer and Beethoven devotee Gerry Murphy takes an affectionate look at the life and times of a man who transcended a wealth of personal troubles to create an unrivalled body of work.

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Marble City Sessions: Ghost Trio (Ireland)
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Marble City Sessions: Ghost Trio (Ireland)

Tue 12 August
The Black Abbey

Sean nós singer Iarla Ó Lionáird, uilleann piper Ivan Goff and fiddler Cleek Schrey join forces for this groundbreaking experiment in voice, pipes and strings.

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Marble City Sessions: The Gloaming (Ireland)

Marble City Sessions: The Gloaming (Ireland) & Special Guests

“One of the greatest Irish acts of their generation” brings its gloriously unfettered take on traditional music to St Canice’s for a long-awaited Kilkenny debut.

Sold Out

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Marble City Sessions: Dan Trueman (USA) & Caoimhín Ó Raghallaigh (Ireland)

Marble City Sessions: Dan Trueman (USA) & Caoimhín Ó Raghallaigh (Ireland) Laghdú (World Premiere)

Thu 14 August
Rothe House & Gardens

Caoimhín Ó Raghallaigh joins American composer Dan Trueman for a unique fiddle partnership that takes traditional airs in exciting new directions.
 

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Marble City Sessions: Bill Frisell (USA)
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Marble City Sessions: Bill Frisell (USA) with Sam Amidon, Dennis Cahill and Martin Hayes

Fri 15 August
Set Theatre

The legendary guitarist is joined by special guests including Sam Amidon, Dennis Cahill and Martin Hayes for a unique encounter between American and Irish musical traditions. 

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Marble City Sessions: Doug Wieselman (USA)

Marble City Sessions: Doug Wieselman (USA) From Water

The celebrated clarinettist's new album is a wildly innovative tribute to water in all its forms, and this free open-air performance on the banks of the River Nore is not to be missed.

 

Free

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Marble City Sessions: Thomas Bartlett & Friends (USA) / This Is How We Fly (International)

Marble City Sessions: Thomas Bartlett & Friends (USA) / This Is How We Fly (International)

Sat 16 August
Set Theatre

Two members of The Gloaming – Thomas Bartlett and Caoimhín Ó Raghallaigh – showcase different musical projects in this exciting double bill ranging from hard-shoe dancing to progressive folk, jazz and traditional. 
 

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Marble City Sessions: Bill Frisell (USA) Solo

Marble City Sessions: Bill Frisell (USA) Solo

Sat 16 August
Left Bank

One of the world’s great guitar virtuosos comes to the Left Bank with his inimitable mix of jazz, rock, folk and Americana.

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Marble City Sessions: Festival Finale

Marble City Sessions: Festival Finale

The Marble City Sessions reach a climax in this unique gala that brings together a galaxy of stars including Bill Frisell, Billy Collins, Sam Amidon and all five members of The Gloaming.
 

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Much Ado About Nothing

Much Ado About Nothing Shakespeare's Globe (UK)

Fri 8 August - Sun 17 August
Castle Yard at Kilkenny Design

One of the world’s great theatre companies returns to the Castle Yard with this masterpiece of comic timing and dramatic suspense featuring literature’s wittiest bickering couple.

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Liam Ó Maonlaí (Ireland)

Liam Ó Maonlaí (Ireland)

Fri 8 August
Set Theatre

The acclaimed singer-songwriter performs an eclectic mix of songs from folk-rock to sean nós, accompanied by fellow Hothouse Flower Peter O’Toole.
 

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Deep

Deep Raymond Scannell (Ireland)

Sat 9 August - Sun 17 August
Cleere’s Theatre

Raymond Scannell takes us on a journey through the dry ice and raised arms of SWEAT – Ireland’s first House music club – in this award-winning one-man show exploring 1990s dance culture.

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Hugo Hamilton, Liz Nugent & Donal Ryan (Ireland)

Hugo Hamilton, Liz Nugent & Donal Ryan (Ireland)

Mon 11 August
The Watergate Theatre

Three acclaimed Irish novelists gather in the Watergate to present some of the most talked-about novels published this year.

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Canzoniere Grecanico Salentino (Italy)

Canzoniere Grecanico Salentino (Italy)

Tue 12 August
Set Theatre

With its frenzied rhythms and irrepressible verve, this traditional Italian folk band is guaranteed to whip up a storm in the Set.
 

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Gems of the Baroque

Gems of the Baroque Irish Baroque Orchestra Chamber Soloists & Deirdre Moynihan (Ireland)

Sun 17 August
The Black Abbey

The IBO Chamber Soloists perform a selection of Baroque cantatas sung by Deirdre Moynihan, the Cork soprano winning widespread acclaim for her performances.

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How to Write a Book

How to Write a Book Colin Barrett and Niamh Boyce in conversation with Sinéad Gleeson

Sat 9 August
The Hole in the Wall

Colin Barrett (winner of the 2014 Frank O'Connor International Short Story Award) and Niamh Boyce (Newcomer of the Year, Irish Book Awards 2013) join Sinéad Gleeson of The Irish Times for a discussion on the practical art of writing in one of Kilkenny’s most intimate 16th-century houses. 

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Free

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Funky Fidelma (Ireland)

Funky Fidelma (Ireland)

Sat 9 August - Sun 10 August

An interactive street show filled with clowning, circus skills and amazing acrobatics.

Free

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The Fanzini Brothers: Professor Plunger (Ireland)

The Fanzini Brothers: Professor Plunger (Ireland)

Sat 9 August - Sun 10 August

His riotous new show features dancing, plungers, hair and a spectacular (or at least, noisy) finale involving bells.

Free

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Kunst und Kirche (Art and Church)

Kunst und Kirche (Art and Church) Dr Guido Schlimbach

Sat 9 August
The Parade Tower

To mark Max Streicher’s installation at St Mary’s Hall, Dr Guido Schlimbach, curator at Kunst-Station Sankt Peter in Cologne, explores the challenges of curating contemporary art in sacred spaces.
 

Free

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Secret Garden Music

Secret Garden Music

We aren’t revealing exactly which of the Festival’s biggest names will be taking part in this series of pop-up concerts – you’ll have to come along to find out!

Free

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Kilkenny Poetry Broadsheet

Kilkenny Poetry Broadsheet

Fri 15 August
The Parade Tower

Join us in the Parade Tower for the launch of this year’s Kilkenny Poetry Broadsheet, launched by former US Poet Laureate Billy Collins.

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Free

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The Fanzini Brothers: Ali Acrobat (Ireland)

The Fanzini Brothers: Ali Acrobat (Ireland)

Sat 16 August - Sun 17 August

Ali Acrobat brings his nonstop rollercoaster of infectious fun and jaw-dropping skill to Kilkenny.

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Outside In

Outside In Max Streicher (Canada)

Sat 9 August - Sun 17 August
St. Mary’s Hall

A unique opportunity to explore the stripped-back interior of St Mary’s Hall, filled with shimmering cloud forms created by acclaimed Canadian artist Max Streicher.
 

Free

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Resonance

Resonance Róisín de Buitléar & Karen Donnellan (Ireland)

Sat 9 August - Wed 15 October
National Craft Gallery

Resonance brings together two artists whose innovative work explores the sonic qualities of glass.

Free

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Monster Music Improv (Premiere)

Monster Music Improv (Premiere)

Sat 16 August - Sun 17 August
Barnstorm Theatre

The Ark and Improvised Music Company present a brand new music improvisation and visual adventure for children aged 5 and over.
 

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National Craft Gallery Workshop:

National Craft Gallery Workshop: Tinkling Chimes with Carrie Lynam

Fri 8 August - Sun 10 August
National Craft Gallery

Make music in Castle Yard by creating a tinkling wind chime installation in this free drop-in workshop.

Free

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Cartoon Saloon Workshop: Puffin Rock

Cartoon Saloon Workshop: Puffin Rock

Sat 9 August
The Parade Tower

Nuria Blanco, Production Manager of Puffin Rock, a brand new animated series for pre-schoolers, takes you through the process of making the cartoon, from first sketches to final animation.
 

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Cartoon Saloon Workshop: An Introduction to Animation & Special FX

Cartoon Saloon Workshop: An Introduction to Animation & Special FX

Sat 9 August
Cartoon Saloon

Jeremy Purcell shows you how he put the sea in Song of the Sea in this in-depth Special Effects workshop.

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Pentalum

Pentalum Architects of Air (UK)

Sat 9 August - Sun 17 August
Kilkenny Castle Park

Architects of Air return to Castle Park with another extraordinary ‘luminarium’ filled with magical spaces for all ages to explore.

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Cartoon Saloon Workshop: Character Design & Animation

Cartoon Saloon Workshop: Character Design & Animation

Sun 10 August
Barnstorm Theatre

Learn how to draw cartoon characters and how to storyboard for animated films in this exciting workshop with Fabian Erlinghauser.
 

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SOLAS Squared

SOLAS Squared

Mon 11 August - Sun 15 June
Butler Gallery

Inspired by Marilyn Lerner’s exhibition at the Butler Gallery, explore explosive colour, playful pattern and fascinating form at these creative workshops for children aged between 5 and 12.

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National Craft Gallery Children’s Workshops

National Craft Gallery Children’s Workshops

Tue 12 August - Thu 14 August
National Craft Gallery

Take inspiration from the Resonance exhibition at the National Craft Gallery with these fun workshops.

Free

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Kate Tempest (UK)

Kate Tempest (UK) Everybody Down (Irish Premiere)

Sat 9 August
Set Theatre

One of the most exciting performers in the UK fuses rap, poetry and song to tell an epic story of troubled London lives.
 

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The Hubert Butler Lecture: Richard Ryan (Ireland)

The Hubert Butler Lecture: Richard Ryan (Ireland) Theatre of War and Peace: Inside the UN Security Council

Richard Ryan, Ireland’s former Ambassador to the UN and President of the UN Security Council, reveals the inner workings of the council in the tumultuous aftermath of 9/11.

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Palimpsest: Intervention and Change in Irish Architecture

Palimpsest: Intervention and Change in Irish Architecture Niall McCullough (Ireland)

Sun 10 August
The Parade Tower

Niall McCullough proposes a radical new approach to Irish architectural traditions in this fascinating talk.

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La Chiva Gantiva

La Chiva Gantiva Colombia

Sun 10 August
Set Theatre

Sizzling Colombian band La Chiva Gantiva bring their super-funky beats to Ireland for the first time.  Having electrified audiences across Europe and South America, Kilkenny is next...

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Thomas Pakenham

Thomas Pakenham Historic Irish Demesnes

Wed 13 August
The Parade Tower

Award-winning writer and historian Thomas Pakenham explores the rich history and uncertain future of the great Irish demesnes in this fascinating talk.

Book

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Stargaze (Germany)

Stargaze (Germany) with The Dodos (USA), Shara Worden (USA) & Special Guests

One of Berlin's coolest ensembles hosts a spectacular evening in St Canice's fusing art-pop and electro-orchestral sounds.  The dazzling line-up includes a host of international guest stars in Terry Riley's iconic "In C", San Francisco indie band The Dodos with newly commissioned orchestral arrangements, and cult singer Shara Worden in the Irish premiere of new songs by David Lang. 

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The Diplomatic Coffee Club

The Diplomatic Coffee Club Seán Ó hUiginn (Ireland)

Sun 17 August
The Hole in the Wall

One of Ireland’s most eminent public servants (and a key strategist of the Northern Ireland peace process) discusses Irish foreign policy in Kilkenny's most intimate venue.
 

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A Story in Stone: Irish Medieval Stonecarvers & their Patrons

A Story in Stone: Irish Medieval Stonecarvers & their Patrons Eamonn Kelly (Ireland)

Sun 17 August
The Parade Tower

Eamonn Kelly explores Kilkenny’s rich sculptural heritage, examining some of the finest carved stonework in the region, including artefacts from St Mary’s Hall in Kilkenny.

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Festival Wrap Party

Festival Wrap Party

Sun 17 August
Set Theatre

Round off the Festival in style as DJ Sally Cinnamon keeps the vibe going into the wee small hours.
 

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Basiani Ensemble (Georgia)

Basiani Ensemble (Georgia)

In their Irish debut, the celebrated male-voice choir take us on a journey through the unique choral tradition of Georgia, from twelfth-century sacred polyphony to exuberant dance tunes and lyrical love songs.

Book

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Malcolm Proud (Ireland)
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Malcolm Proud (Ireland)

The internationally acclaimed harpsichordist and organist marks the 350th anniversary of the birth of CPE Bach with a special programme.
 

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Eiléan Ní  Chuilleaná in, Conor O’Callaghan & Peter Sirr (Ireland)

Eiléan Ní  Chuilleaná in, Conor O’Callaghan & Peter Sirr (Ireland)

Sat 9 August
Rothe House & Gardens

Three of the finest poets in Ireland converge on the Parade Tower for a special reading hosted by Gallery Press.

Book

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Butler Gallery: Marilyn Lerner (USA)

Butler Gallery: Marilyn Lerner (USA) Circle In The Square

Sat 9 August - Sun 5 October
Butler Gallery

The Butler Gallery hosts Ireland’s first exhibition of the work of this extraordinary New York-based abstract painter.

Free

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My Brightest Diamond (USA)

My Brightest Diamond (USA)

Wed 13 August
Set Theatre

Singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Shara Worden brings her genre-bending brand of pop to the Set in the company of stargaze ensemble.
 

Book

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Billy Collins (USA)

Billy Collins (USA)

Sat 16 August
The Parade Tower

The bestselling poet (and former US Poet Laureate) performs works from his acclaimed new collection in the Parade Tower.

Book

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Handel: Acis and Galatea

Handel: Acis and Galatea Early Opera Company (UK)

One of the UK’s leading early-music ensembles delivers a spellbinding concert performance of Handel’s much-loved pastoral opera.

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Alfred Brendel (Austria)

Alfred Brendel (Austria) A Pianist's A-Z

One of the greatest artists of our age comes to Kilkenny to share a lifetime of musical insights in his wise and witty lecture, A Pianist's A-Z.

Book

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Beowulf

Beowulf Benjamin Bagby (USA)

Sun 10 August
The Watergate Theatre

Through a mix of epic storytelling, music and song, Benjamin Bagby brings heroes and monsters to life in a performance of the original Anglo-Saxon poem that has captivated audiences all over the world.

Book

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Lady Antonia Fraser (Ireland/UK) & Roy Foster (Ireland)

Lady Antonia Fraser (Ireland/UK) & Roy Foster (Ireland) Writing Lives: The Art of Historical Biography

Tue 12 August
The Parade Tower

Two critically acclaimed and bestselling authors join forces for a fascinating exploration of the art of writing other people’s lives.

Sold Out

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Lear Project (World Premiere)

Lear Project (World Premiere) Irish Modern Dance Theatre

Fri 15 August - Sun 17 August
The Watergate Theatre

Valda Setterfield, a legend of the New York modern dance scene, takes the title role in John Scott’s bold reworking of Shakespeare’s play about love, old age, power and enlightenment.

Book

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Billy Collins (USA)

Billy Collins (USA)

Sat 16 August
The Parade Tower

The bestselling poet (and former US Poet Laureate) performs works from his acclaimed new collection in the Parade Tower.

Book

event details

Beethoven Quest: The Complete String Quartets
My inspiring festival

Beethoven Quest: The Complete String Quartets The Heath Quartet (UK)

Fri 8 August - Sun 17 August
St. John’s Priory

One of Europe's most exciting young quartets takes up residence in St John’s to perform a full cycle of Beethoven’s extraordinary string quartets in ten captivating lunchtime concerts.

Book

event details

Much Ado About Nothing

Much Ado About Nothing Shakespeare's Globe (UK)

Fri 8 August - Sun 17 August
Castle Yard at Kilkenny Design

One of the world’s great theatre companies returns to the Castle Yard with this masterpiece of comic timing and dramatic suspense featuring literature’s wittiest bickering couple.

Book

event details

Liam Ó Maonlaí (Ireland)

Liam Ó Maonlaí (Ireland)

Fri 8 August
Set Theatre

The acclaimed singer-songwriter performs an eclectic mix of songs from folk-rock to sean nós, accompanied by fellow Hothouse Flower Peter O’Toole.
 

Book

event details

Basiani Ensemble (Georgia)

Basiani Ensemble (Georgia)

In their Irish debut, the celebrated male-voice choir take us on a journey through the unique choral tradition of Georgia, from twelfth-century sacred polyphony to exuberant dance tunes and lyrical love songs.

Book

event details

Deep

Deep Raymond Scannell (Ireland)

Sat 9 August - Sun 17 August
Cleere’s Theatre

Raymond Scannell takes us on a journey through the dry ice and raised arms of SWEAT – Ireland’s first House music club – in this award-winning one-man show exploring 1990s dance culture.

Book

event details

Kate Tempest (UK)

Kate Tempest (UK) Everybody Down (Irish Premiere)

Sat 9 August
Set Theatre

One of the most exciting performers in the UK fuses rap, poetry and song to tell an epic story of troubled London lives.
 

Book

event details

Handel: Acis and Galatea

Handel: Acis and Galatea Early Opera Company (UK)

One of the UK’s leading early-music ensembles delivers a spellbinding concert performance of Handel’s much-loved pastoral opera.

Book

event details

Malcolm Proud (Ireland)
My inspiring festival

Malcolm Proud (Ireland)

The internationally acclaimed harpsichordist and organist marks the 350th anniversary of the birth of CPE Bach with a special programme.
 

Book

event details

Eiléan Ní  Chuilleaná in, Conor O’Callaghan & Peter Sirr (Ireland)

Eiléan Ní  Chuilleaná in, Conor O’Callaghan & Peter Sirr (Ireland)

Sat 9 August
Rothe House & Gardens

Three of the finest poets in Ireland converge on the Parade Tower for a special reading hosted by Gallery Press.

Book

event details

The Hubert Butler Lecture: Richard Ryan (Ireland)

The Hubert Butler Lecture: Richard Ryan (Ireland) Theatre of War and Peace: Inside the UN Security Council

Richard Ryan, Ireland’s former Ambassador to the UN and President of the UN Security Council, reveals the inner workings of the council in the tumultuous aftermath of 9/11.

Book

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How to Write a Book

How to Write a Book Colin Barrett and Niamh Boyce in conversation with Sinéad Gleeson

Sat 9 August
The Hole in the Wall

Colin Barrett (winner of the 2014 Frank O'Connor International Short Story Award) and Niamh Boyce (Newcomer of the Year, Irish Book Awards 2013) join Sinéad Gleeson of The Irish Times for a discussion on the practical art of writing in one of Kilkenny’s most intimate 16th-century houses. 

Book

Free

event details

Funky Fidelma (Ireland)

Funky Fidelma (Ireland)

Sat 9 August - Sun 10 August

An interactive street show filled with clowning, circus skills and amazing acrobatics.

Free

event details

The Fanzini Brothers: Professor Plunger (Ireland)

The Fanzini Brothers: Professor Plunger (Ireland)

Sat 9 August - Sun 10 August

His riotous new show features dancing, plungers, hair and a spectacular (or at least, noisy) finale involving bells.

Free

event details

Kunst und Kirche (Art and Church)

Kunst und Kirche (Art and Church) Dr Guido Schlimbach

Sat 9 August
The Parade Tower

To mark Max Streicher’s installation at St Mary’s Hall, Dr Guido Schlimbach, curator at Kunst-Station Sankt Peter in Cologne, explores the challenges of curating contemporary art in sacred spaces.
 

Free

event details

Secret Garden Music

Secret Garden Music

We aren’t revealing exactly which of the Festival’s biggest names will be taking part in this series of pop-up concerts – you’ll have to come along to find out!

Free

event details

Butler Gallery: Marilyn Lerner (USA)

Butler Gallery: Marilyn Lerner (USA) Circle In The Square

Sat 9 August - Sun 5 October
Butler Gallery

The Butler Gallery hosts Ireland’s first exhibition of the work of this extraordinary New York-based abstract painter.

Free

event details

Palimpsest: Intervention and Change in Irish Architecture

Palimpsest: Intervention and Change in Irish Architecture Niall McCullough (Ireland)

Sun 10 August
The Parade Tower

Niall McCullough proposes a radical new approach to Irish architectural traditions in this fascinating talk.

Book

event details

Alfred Brendel (Austria)

Alfred Brendel (Austria) A Pianist's A-Z

One of the greatest artists of our age comes to Kilkenny to share a lifetime of musical insights in his wise and witty lecture, A Pianist's A-Z.

Book

event details

Beowulf

Beowulf Benjamin Bagby (USA)

Sun 10 August
The Watergate Theatre

Through a mix of epic storytelling, music and song, Benjamin Bagby brings heroes and monsters to life in a performance of the original Anglo-Saxon poem that has captivated audiences all over the world.

Book

event details

La Chiva Gantiva

La Chiva Gantiva Colombia

Sun 10 August
Set Theatre

Sizzling Colombian band La Chiva Gantiva bring their super-funky beats to Ireland for the first time.  Having electrified audiences across Europe and South America, Kilkenny is next...

Book

event details

Hugo Hamilton, Liz Nugent & Donal Ryan (Ireland)

Hugo Hamilton, Liz Nugent & Donal Ryan (Ireland)

Mon 11 August
The Watergate Theatre

Three acclaimed Irish novelists gather in the Watergate to present some of the most talked-about novels published this year.

Book

event details

Beethoven Quest: The Irish Songbook

Beethoven Quest: The Irish Songbook Alison Browner, Eamonn Mulhall & Friends (Ireland)

Mon 11 August
The Long Gallery

A wonderful opportunity to hear Beethoven’s settings of traditional Irish airs, with new texts sung by mezzo-soprano Alison Browner, tenor Eamonn Mulhall and friends.

Book

event details

Marble City Sessions: Ghost Trio (Ireland)
My inspiring festival

Marble City Sessions: Ghost Trio (Ireland)

Tue 12 August
The Black Abbey

Sean nós singer Iarla Ó Lionáird, uilleann piper Ivan Goff and fiddler Cleek Schrey join forces for this groundbreaking experiment in voice, pipes and strings.

Book

event details

Lady Antonia Fraser (Ireland/UK) & Roy Foster (Ireland)

Lady Antonia Fraser (Ireland/UK) & Roy Foster (Ireland) Writing Lives: The Art of Historical Biography

Tue 12 August
The Parade Tower

Two critically acclaimed and bestselling authors join forces for a fascinating exploration of the art of writing other people’s lives.

Sold Out

event details

Canzoniere Grecanico Salentino (Italy)

Canzoniere Grecanico Salentino (Italy)

Tue 12 August
Set Theatre

With its frenzied rhythms and irrepressible verve, this traditional Italian folk band is guaranteed to whip up a storm in the Set.
 

Book

event details

Marble City Sessions: The Gloaming (Ireland)

Marble City Sessions: The Gloaming (Ireland) & Special Guests

“One of the greatest Irish acts of their generation” brings its gloriously unfettered take on traditional music to St Canice’s for a long-awaited Kilkenny debut.

Sold Out

event details

Thomas Pakenham

Thomas Pakenham Historic Irish Demesnes

Wed 13 August
The Parade Tower

Award-winning writer and historian Thomas Pakenham explores the rich history and uncertain future of the great Irish demesnes in this fascinating talk.

Book

event details

My Brightest Diamond (USA)

My Brightest Diamond (USA)

Wed 13 August
Set Theatre

Singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Shara Worden brings her genre-bending brand of pop to the Set in the company of stargaze ensemble.
 

Book

event details

Marble City Sessions: Dan Trueman (USA) & Caoimhín Ó Raghallaigh (Ireland)

Marble City Sessions: Dan Trueman (USA) & Caoimhín Ó Raghallaigh (Ireland) Laghdú (World Premiere)

Thu 14 August
Rothe House & Gardens

Caoimhín Ó Raghallaigh joins American composer Dan Trueman for a unique fiddle partnership that takes traditional airs in exciting new directions.
 

Book

event details

Stargaze (Germany)

Stargaze (Germany) with The Dodos (USA), Shara Worden (USA) & Special Guests

One of Berlin's coolest ensembles hosts a spectacular evening in St Canice's fusing art-pop and electro-orchestral sounds.  The dazzling line-up includes a host of international guest stars in Terry Riley's iconic "In C", San Francisco indie band The Dodos with newly commissioned orchestral arrangements, and cult singer Shara Worden in the Irish premiere of new songs by David Lang. 

Book

event details

Beethoven Quest: The Complete Piano Concertos

Beethoven Quest: The Complete Piano Concertos Barry Douglas & Camerata Ireland (Ireland)

Fri 15 August - Sat 16 August
St Canice’s Cathedral

Barry Douglas and his acclaimed orchestra present a rare cycle of Beethoven’s five piano concertos over two evenings in the glorious surroundings of St Canice’s Cathedral.

Book

event details

Lear Project (World Premiere)

Lear Project (World Premiere) Irish Modern Dance Theatre

Fri 15 August - Sun 17 August
The Watergate Theatre

Valda Setterfield, a legend of the New York modern dance scene, takes the title role in John Scott’s bold reworking of Shakespeare’s play about love, old age, power and enlightenment.

Book

event details

Marble City Sessions: Bill Frisell (USA)
My inspiring festival

Marble City Sessions: Bill Frisell (USA) with Sam Amidon, Dennis Cahill and Martin Hayes

Fri 15 August
Set Theatre

The legendary guitarist is joined by special guests including Sam Amidon, Dennis Cahill and Martin Hayes for a unique encounter between American and Irish musical traditions. 

Book

event details

Kilkenny Poetry Broadsheet

Kilkenny Poetry Broadsheet

Fri 15 August
The Parade Tower

Join us in the Parade Tower for the launch of this year’s Kilkenny Poetry Broadsheet, launched by former US Poet Laureate Billy Collins.

Book

Free

event details

The Fanzini Brothers: Ali Acrobat (Ireland)

The Fanzini Brothers: Ali Acrobat (Ireland)

Sat 16 August - Sun 17 August

Ali Acrobat brings his nonstop rollercoaster of infectious fun and jaw-dropping skill to Kilkenny.

event details

Marble City Sessions: Doug Wieselman (USA)

Marble City Sessions: Doug Wieselman (USA) From Water

The celebrated clarinettist's new album is a wildly innovative tribute to water in all its forms, and this free open-air performance on the banks of the River Nore is not to be missed.

 

Free

event details

Marble City Sessions: Thomas Bartlett & Friends (USA) / This Is How We Fly (International)

Marble City Sessions: Thomas Bartlett & Friends (USA) / This Is How We Fly (International)

Sat 16 August
Set Theatre

Two members of The Gloaming – Thomas Bartlett and Caoimhín Ó Raghallaigh – showcase different musical projects in this exciting double bill ranging from hard-shoe dancing to progressive folk, jazz and traditional. 
 

Book

event details

Marble City Sessions: Bill Frisell (USA) Solo

Marble City Sessions: Bill Frisell (USA) Solo

Sat 16 August
Left Bank

One of the world’s great guitar virtuosos comes to the Left Bank with his inimitable mix of jazz, rock, folk and Americana.

Book

event details

Monster Music Improv (Premiere)

Monster Music Improv (Premiere)

Sat 16 August - Sun 17 August
Barnstorm Theatre

The Ark and Improvised Music Company present a brand new music improvisation and visual adventure for children aged 5 and over.
 

Book

event details

Beethoven Quest: The Man Behind The Music

Beethoven Quest: The Man Behind The Music Gerry Murphy (Ireland)

Sat 16 August
The Parade Tower

Composer and Beethoven devotee Gerry Murphy takes an affectionate look at the life and times of a man who transcended a wealth of personal troubles to create an unrivalled body of work.

Book

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The Diplomatic Coffee Club

The Diplomatic Coffee Club Seán Ó hUiginn (Ireland)

Sun 17 August
The Hole in the Wall

One of Ireland’s most eminent public servants (and a key strategist of the Northern Ireland peace process) discusses Irish foreign policy in Kilkenny's most intimate venue.
 

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A Story in Stone: Irish Medieval Stonecarvers & their Patrons

A Story in Stone: Irish Medieval Stonecarvers & their Patrons Eamonn Kelly (Ireland)

Sun 17 August
The Parade Tower

Eamonn Kelly explores Kilkenny’s rich sculptural heritage, examining some of the finest carved stonework in the region, including artefacts from St Mary’s Hall in Kilkenny.

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Gems of the Baroque

Gems of the Baroque Irish Baroque Orchestra Chamber Soloists & Deirdre Moynihan (Ireland)

Sun 17 August
The Black Abbey

The IBO Chamber Soloists perform a selection of Baroque cantatas sung by Deirdre Moynihan, the Cork soprano winning widespread acclaim for her performances.

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Marble City Sessions: Festival Finale

Marble City Sessions: Festival Finale

The Marble City Sessions reach a climax in this unique gala that brings together a galaxy of stars including Bill Frisell, Billy Collins, Sam Amidon and all five members of The Gloaming.
 

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Festival Wrap Party

Festival Wrap Party

Sun 17 August
Set Theatre

Round off the Festival in style as DJ Sally Cinnamon keeps the vibe going into the wee small hours.
 

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National Craft Gallery Workshop:

National Craft Gallery Workshop: Tinkling Chimes with Carrie Lynam

Fri 8 August - Sun 10 August
National Craft Gallery

Make music in Castle Yard by creating a tinkling wind chime installation in this free drop-in workshop.

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Outside In

Outside In Max Streicher (Canada)

Sat 9 August - Sun 17 August
St. Mary’s Hall

A unique opportunity to explore the stripped-back interior of St Mary’s Hall, filled with shimmering cloud forms created by acclaimed Canadian artist Max Streicher.
 

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Cartoon Saloon Workshop: Puffin Rock

Cartoon Saloon Workshop: Puffin Rock

Sat 9 August
The Parade Tower

Nuria Blanco, Production Manager of Puffin Rock, a brand new animated series for pre-schoolers, takes you through the process of making the cartoon, from first sketches to final animation.
 

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Cartoon Saloon Workshop: An Introduction to Animation & Special FX

Cartoon Saloon Workshop: An Introduction to Animation & Special FX

Sat 9 August
Cartoon Saloon

Jeremy Purcell shows you how he put the sea in Song of the Sea in this in-depth Special Effects workshop.

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Resonance

Resonance Róisín de Buitléar & Karen Donnellan (Ireland)

Sat 9 August - Wed 15 October
National Craft Gallery

Resonance brings together two artists whose innovative work explores the sonic qualities of glass.

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Pentalum

Pentalum Architects of Air (UK)

Sat 9 August - Sun 17 August
Kilkenny Castle Park

Architects of Air return to Castle Park with another extraordinary ‘luminarium’ filled with magical spaces for all ages to explore.

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Cartoon Saloon Workshop: Character Design & Animation

Cartoon Saloon Workshop: Character Design & Animation

Sun 10 August
Barnstorm Theatre

Learn how to draw cartoon characters and how to storyboard for animated films in this exciting workshop with Fabian Erlinghauser.
 

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SOLAS Squared

SOLAS Squared

Mon 11 August - Sun 15 June
Butler Gallery

Inspired by Marilyn Lerner’s exhibition at the Butler Gallery, explore explosive colour, playful pattern and fascinating form at these creative workshops for children aged between 5 and 12.

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National Craft Gallery Children’s Workshops

National Craft Gallery Children’s Workshops

Tue 12 August - Thu 14 August
National Craft Gallery

Take inspiration from the Resonance exhibition at the National Craft Gallery with these fun workshops.

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Billy Collins (USA)

Billy Collins (USA)

Sat 16 August
The Parade Tower

The bestselling poet (and former US Poet Laureate) performs works from his acclaimed new collection in the Parade Tower.

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A Story in Stone: Irish Medieval Stonecarvers & their Patrons

A Story in Stone: Irish Medieval Stonecarvers & their Patrons Eamonn Kelly (Ireland)

Sun 17 August
The Parade Tower

Eamonn Kelly explores Kilkenny’s rich sculptural heritage, examining some of the finest carved stonework in the region, including artefacts from St Mary’s Hall in Kilkenny.

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Alfred Brendel (Austria)

Alfred Brendel (Austria) A Pianist's A-Z

One of the greatest artists of our age comes to Kilkenny to share a lifetime of musical insights in his wise and witty lecture, A Pianist's A-Z.

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Basiani Ensemble (Georgia)

Basiani Ensemble (Georgia)

In their Irish debut, the celebrated male-voice choir take us on a journey through the unique choral tradition of Georgia, from twelfth-century sacred polyphony to exuberant dance tunes and lyrical love songs.

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Beethoven Quest: The Complete Piano Concertos

Beethoven Quest: The Complete Piano Concertos Barry Douglas & Camerata Ireland (Ireland)

Fri 15 August - Sat 16 August
St Canice’s Cathedral

Barry Douglas and his acclaimed orchestra present a rare cycle of Beethoven’s five piano concertos over two evenings in the glorious surroundings of St Canice’s Cathedral.

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Beethoven Quest: The Complete String Quartets
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Beethoven Quest: The Complete String Quartets The Heath Quartet (UK)

Fri 8 August - Sun 17 August
St. John’s Priory

One of Europe's most exciting young quartets takes up residence in St John’s to perform a full cycle of Beethoven’s extraordinary string quartets in ten captivating lunchtime concerts.

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Beethoven Quest: The Irish Songbook

Beethoven Quest: The Irish Songbook Alison Browner, Eamonn Mulhall & Friends (Ireland)

Mon 11 August
The Long Gallery

A wonderful opportunity to hear Beethoven’s settings of traditional Irish airs, with new texts sung by mezzo-soprano Alison Browner, tenor Eamonn Mulhall and friends.

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Beethoven Quest: The Man Behind The Music

Beethoven Quest: The Man Behind The Music Gerry Murphy (Ireland)

Sat 16 August
The Parade Tower

Composer and Beethoven devotee Gerry Murphy takes an affectionate look at the life and times of a man who transcended a wealth of personal troubles to create an unrivalled body of work.

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Beowulf

Beowulf Benjamin Bagby (USA)

Sun 10 August
The Watergate Theatre

Through a mix of epic storytelling, music and song, Benjamin Bagby brings heroes and monsters to life in a performance of the original Anglo-Saxon poem that has captivated audiences all over the world.

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Butler Gallery: Marilyn Lerner (USA)

Butler Gallery: Marilyn Lerner (USA) Circle In The Square

Sat 9 August - Sun 5 October
Butler Gallery

The Butler Gallery hosts Ireland’s first exhibition of the work of this extraordinary New York-based abstract painter.

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Canzoniere Grecanico Salentino (Italy)

Canzoniere Grecanico Salentino (Italy)

Tue 12 August
Set Theatre

With its frenzied rhythms and irrepressible verve, this traditional Italian folk band is guaranteed to whip up a storm in the Set.
 

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Cartoon Saloon Workshop: An Introduction to Animation & Special FX

Cartoon Saloon Workshop: An Introduction to Animation & Special FX

Sat 9 August
Cartoon Saloon

Jeremy Purcell shows you how he put the sea in Song of the Sea in this in-depth Special Effects workshop.

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Cartoon Saloon Workshop: Character Design & Animation

Cartoon Saloon Workshop: Character Design & Animation

Sun 10 August
Barnstorm Theatre

Learn how to draw cartoon characters and how to storyboard for animated films in this exciting workshop with Fabian Erlinghauser.
 

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Cartoon Saloon Workshop: Puffin Rock

Cartoon Saloon Workshop: Puffin Rock

Sat 9 August
The Parade Tower

Nuria Blanco, Production Manager of Puffin Rock, a brand new animated series for pre-schoolers, takes you through the process of making the cartoon, from first sketches to final animation.
 

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Deep

Deep Raymond Scannell (Ireland)

Sat 9 August - Sun 17 August
Cleere’s Theatre

Raymond Scannell takes us on a journey through the dry ice and raised arms of SWEAT – Ireland’s first House music club – in this award-winning one-man show exploring 1990s dance culture.

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Eiléan Ní  Chuilleaná in, Conor O’Callaghan & Peter Sirr (Ireland)

Eiléan Ní  Chuilleaná in, Conor O’Callaghan & Peter Sirr (Ireland)

Sat 9 August
Rothe House & Gardens

Three of the finest poets in Ireland converge on the Parade Tower for a special reading hosted by Gallery Press.

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Festival Wrap Party

Festival Wrap Party

Sun 17 August
Set Theatre

Round off the Festival in style as DJ Sally Cinnamon keeps the vibe going into the wee small hours.
 

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Funky Fidelma (Ireland)

Funky Fidelma (Ireland)

Sat 9 August - Sun 10 August

An interactive street show filled with clowning, circus skills and amazing acrobatics.

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Gems of the Baroque

Gems of the Baroque Irish Baroque Orchestra Chamber Soloists & Deirdre Moynihan (Ireland)

Sun 17 August
The Black Abbey

The IBO Chamber Soloists perform a selection of Baroque cantatas sung by Deirdre Moynihan, the Cork soprano winning widespread acclaim for her performances.

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Handel: Acis and Galatea

Handel: Acis and Galatea Early Opera Company (UK)

One of the UK’s leading early-music ensembles delivers a spellbinding concert performance of Handel’s much-loved pastoral opera.

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How to Write a Book

How to Write a Book Colin Barrett and Niamh Boyce in conversation with Sinéad Gleeson

Sat 9 August
The Hole in the Wall

Colin Barrett (winner of the 2014 Frank O'Connor International Short Story Award) and Niamh Boyce (Newcomer of the Year, Irish Book Awards 2013) join Sinéad Gleeson of The Irish Times for a discussion on the practical art of writing in one of Kilkenny’s most intimate 16th-century houses. 

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Hugo Hamilton, Liz Nugent & Donal Ryan (Ireland)

Hugo Hamilton, Liz Nugent & Donal Ryan (Ireland)

Mon 11 August
The Watergate Theatre

Three acclaimed Irish novelists gather in the Watergate to present some of the most talked-about novels published this year.

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Kate Tempest (UK)

Kate Tempest (UK) Everybody Down (Irish Premiere)

Sat 9 August
Set Theatre

One of the most exciting performers in the UK fuses rap, poetry and song to tell an epic story of troubled London lives.
 

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Kilkenny Poetry Broadsheet

Kilkenny Poetry Broadsheet

Fri 15 August
The Parade Tower

Join us in the Parade Tower for the launch of this year’s Kilkenny Poetry Broadsheet, launched by former US Poet Laureate Billy Collins.

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Kunst und Kirche (Art and Church)

Kunst und Kirche (Art and Church) Dr Guido Schlimbach

Sat 9 August
The Parade Tower

To mark Max Streicher’s installation at St Mary’s Hall, Dr Guido Schlimbach, curator at Kunst-Station Sankt Peter in Cologne, explores the challenges of curating contemporary art in sacred spaces.
 

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La Chiva Gantiva

La Chiva Gantiva Colombia

Sun 10 August
Set Theatre

Sizzling Colombian band La Chiva Gantiva bring their super-funky beats to Ireland for the first time.  Having electrified audiences across Europe and South America, Kilkenny is next...

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Lady Antonia Fraser (Ireland/UK) & Roy Foster (Ireland)

Lady Antonia Fraser (Ireland/UK) & Roy Foster (Ireland) Writing Lives: The Art of Historical Biography

Tue 12 August
The Parade Tower

Two critically acclaimed and bestselling authors join forces for a fascinating exploration of the art of writing other people’s lives.

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Lear Project (World Premiere)

Lear Project (World Premiere) Irish Modern Dance Theatre

Fri 15 August - Sun 17 August
The Watergate Theatre

Valda Setterfield, a legend of the New York modern dance scene, takes the title role in John Scott’s bold reworking of Shakespeare’s play about love, old age, power and enlightenment.

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Liam Ó Maonlaí (Ireland)

Liam Ó Maonlaí (Ireland)

Fri 8 August
Set Theatre

The acclaimed singer-songwriter performs an eclectic mix of songs from folk-rock to sean nós, accompanied by fellow Hothouse Flower Peter O’Toole.
 

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Malcolm Proud (Ireland)
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Malcolm Proud (Ireland)

The internationally acclaimed harpsichordist and organist marks the 350th anniversary of the birth of CPE Bach with a special programme.
 

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Marble City Sessions: Bill Frisell (USA)
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Marble City Sessions: Bill Frisell (USA) with Sam Amidon, Dennis Cahill and Martin Hayes

Fri 15 August
Set Theatre

The legendary guitarist is joined by special guests including Sam Amidon, Dennis Cahill and Martin Hayes for a unique encounter between American and Irish musical traditions. 

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Marble City Sessions: Bill Frisell (USA) Solo

Marble City Sessions: Bill Frisell (USA) Solo

Sat 16 August
Left Bank

One of the world’s great guitar virtuosos comes to the Left Bank with his inimitable mix of jazz, rock, folk and Americana.

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Marble City Sessions: Dan Trueman (USA) & Caoimhín Ó Raghallaigh (Ireland)

Marble City Sessions: Dan Trueman (USA) & Caoimhín Ó Raghallaigh (Ireland) Laghdú (World Premiere)

Thu 14 August
Rothe House & Gardens

Caoimhín Ó Raghallaigh joins American composer Dan Trueman for a unique fiddle partnership that takes traditional airs in exciting new directions.
 

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Marble City Sessions: Doug Wieselman (USA)

Marble City Sessions: Doug Wieselman (USA) From Water

The celebrated clarinettist's new album is a wildly innovative tribute to water in all its forms, and this free open-air performance on the banks of the River Nore is not to be missed.

 

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Marble City Sessions: Festival Finale

Marble City Sessions: Festival Finale

The Marble City Sessions reach a climax in this unique gala that brings together a galaxy of stars including Bill Frisell, Billy Collins, Sam Amidon and all five members of The Gloaming.
 

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Marble City Sessions: Ghost Trio (Ireland)
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Marble City Sessions: Ghost Trio (Ireland)

Tue 12 August
The Black Abbey

Sean nós singer Iarla Ó Lionáird, uilleann piper Ivan Goff and fiddler Cleek Schrey join forces for this groundbreaking experiment in voice, pipes and strings.

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Marble City Sessions: The Gloaming (Ireland)

Marble City Sessions: The Gloaming (Ireland) & Special Guests

“One of the greatest Irish acts of their generation” brings its gloriously unfettered take on traditional music to St Canice’s for a long-awaited Kilkenny debut.

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Marble City Sessions: Thomas Bartlett & Friends (USA) / This Is How We Fly (International)

Marble City Sessions: Thomas Bartlett & Friends (USA) / This Is How We Fly (International)

Sat 16 August
Set Theatre

Two members of The Gloaming – Thomas Bartlett and Caoimhín Ó Raghallaigh – showcase different musical projects in this exciting double bill ranging from hard-shoe dancing to progressive folk, jazz and traditional. 
 

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Monster Music Improv (Premiere)

Monster Music Improv (Premiere)

Sat 16 August - Sun 17 August
Barnstorm Theatre

The Ark and Improvised Music Company present a brand new music improvisation and visual adventure for children aged 5 and over.
 

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Much Ado About Nothing

Much Ado About Nothing Shakespeare's Globe (UK)

Fri 8 August - Sun 17 August
Castle Yard at Kilkenny Design

One of the world’s great theatre companies returns to the Castle Yard with this masterpiece of comic timing and dramatic suspense featuring literature’s wittiest bickering couple.

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My Brightest Diamond (USA)

My Brightest Diamond (USA)

Wed 13 August
Set Theatre

Singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Shara Worden brings her genre-bending brand of pop to the Set in the company of stargaze ensemble.
 

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National Craft Gallery Children’s Workshops

National Craft Gallery Children’s Workshops

Tue 12 August - Thu 14 August
National Craft Gallery

Take inspiration from the Resonance exhibition at the National Craft Gallery with these fun workshops.

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National Craft Gallery Workshop:

National Craft Gallery Workshop: Tinkling Chimes with Carrie Lynam

Fri 8 August - Sun 10 August
National Craft Gallery

Make music in Castle Yard by creating a tinkling wind chime installation in this free drop-in workshop.

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Outside In

Outside In Max Streicher (Canada)

Sat 9 August - Sun 17 August
St. Mary’s Hall

A unique opportunity to explore the stripped-back interior of St Mary’s Hall, filled with shimmering cloud forms created by acclaimed Canadian artist Max Streicher.
 

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Palimpsest: Intervention and Change in Irish Architecture

Palimpsest: Intervention and Change in Irish Architecture Niall McCullough (Ireland)

Sun 10 August
The Parade Tower

Niall McCullough proposes a radical new approach to Irish architectural traditions in this fascinating talk.

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Pentalum

Pentalum Architects of Air (UK)

Sat 9 August - Sun 17 August
Kilkenny Castle Park

Architects of Air return to Castle Park with another extraordinary ‘luminarium’ filled with magical spaces for all ages to explore.

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Resonance

Resonance Róisín de Buitléar & Karen Donnellan (Ireland)

Sat 9 August - Wed 15 October
National Craft Gallery

Resonance brings together two artists whose innovative work explores the sonic qualities of glass.

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Secret Garden Music

Secret Garden Music

We aren’t revealing exactly which of the Festival’s biggest names will be taking part in this series of pop-up concerts – you’ll have to come along to find out!

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SOLAS Squared

SOLAS Squared

Mon 11 August - Sun 15 June
Butler Gallery

Inspired by Marilyn Lerner’s exhibition at the Butler Gallery, explore explosive colour, playful pattern and fascinating form at these creative workshops for children aged between 5 and 12.

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Stargaze (Germany)

Stargaze (Germany) with The Dodos (USA), Shara Worden (USA) & Special Guests

One of Berlin's coolest ensembles hosts a spectacular evening in St Canice's fusing art-pop and electro-orchestral sounds.  The dazzling line-up includes a host of international guest stars in Terry Riley's iconic "In C", San Francisco indie band The Dodos with newly commissioned orchestral arrangements, and cult singer Shara Worden in the Irish premiere of new songs by David Lang. 

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The Diplomatic Coffee Club

The Diplomatic Coffee Club Seán Ó hUiginn (Ireland)

Sun 17 August
The Hole in the Wall

One of Ireland’s most eminent public servants (and a key strategist of the Northern Ireland peace process) discusses Irish foreign policy in Kilkenny's most intimate venue.
 

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The Fanzini Brothers: Ali Acrobat (Ireland)

The Fanzini Brothers: Ali Acrobat (Ireland)

Sat 16 August - Sun 17 August

Ali Acrobat brings his nonstop rollercoaster of infectious fun and jaw-dropping skill to Kilkenny.

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The Fanzini Brothers: Professor Plunger (Ireland)

The Fanzini Brothers: Professor Plunger (Ireland)

Sat 9 August - Sun 10 August

His riotous new show features dancing, plungers, hair and a spectacular (or at least, noisy) finale involving bells.

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The Hubert Butler Lecture: Richard Ryan (Ireland)

The Hubert Butler Lecture: Richard Ryan (Ireland) Theatre of War and Peace: Inside the UN Security Council

Richard Ryan, Ireland’s former Ambassador to the UN and President of the UN Security Council, reveals the inner workings of the council in the tumultuous aftermath of 9/11.

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Thomas Pakenham

Thomas Pakenham Historic Irish Demesnes

Wed 13 August
The Parade Tower

Award-winning writer and historian Thomas Pakenham explores the rich history and uncertain future of the great Irish demesnes in this fascinating talk.

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