A much-loved festival fixture, this Open Mic night draws poets and musicians from all over to perform their work. The highlight of the night is the announcement of the winner of the Westival Annual Poetry Competition 2019.
Artists Nicky Dowd and Siobhan McGuire invite you to get your Jackson Pollock on! This is your chance to flick, splatter and hurl paint in a studio space where the volume has been pumped and your creativity is let loose.
Digital designer and VR artist Orla Casey will guide participants through an interactive lecture on the history of virtual reality. Test drive Orla’s own mindfulness-inspired virtual-reality experience.
Acclaimed novelist and short-story writer, Stinging Fly editor Seán O’Reilly will explore of the range narrative points of view available to the contemporary writer, discussing the merits and pitfalls of each.