Events for Saturday, October 29, 2022 – Westival
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EXHIBITION – GROWTH // SCOIL NAOMH BRÍD BALLYCASTLE + CAS MCCARTHY

O'Reilly Turpin 1 Bridge St, Cahernamart, Westport, Co. Mayo, F28 T256, Westport

An installation of Lantern Lightboxes  by children from Scoil Naomh Bríd, Ballycastle, North Mayo in O'Reilly Turpin, Bridge Street. This exhibition will be launched by Dr Katie Sweeney, National Director […]

Free

WESTIVAL LATE CLUB WITH LOUISE BRUTON DJ

Mariner Hotel Westport The Mariner, Westport

Wherever pop goes, Lou Bru follows. From Abba to Zebra Katz, she likes to bring everyone on a pop odyssey that's full of surprises. You can catch her elsewhere as […]

Free

WRITING – STORYTIME

Tertulia Bookshop Unit 2 The Harbour Mill, The Quay, Westport

Storytime and Sing Along with Roisin in Harry Potter Corner, ages 2-5. All Welcome!

Free

WRITING – STORYTIME AT TERTULIA

Tertulia Bookshop Unit 2 The Harbour Mill, The Quay, Westport

Storytime and Sing Along with Roisin in Harry Potter Corner, ages 2-5. All Welcome!

Free

(SOLD OUT) WORKSHOP – FORRISTAL WOODWORK // SAT 11AM

TEACH SCOILE by the happy tummy co. Unit 6, Shambles Lane, Bridge Street, Westport

Ed Forristal was born in Dublin in 1989. A philosophy graduate, he discovered his passion for woodwork whilst working and travelling in rural Japan. Upon returning home, he began to […]

€44.00 – €50.00

WORKSHOP – CIRCUS SKILLS // LITTLE TOP STARS

Clew Bay Hotel James Street, Westport

Little Top Stars workshops use circus skills to connect education, physical art and social development in a fun way. Learn the art of juggling, plate spinning, hula hoops and diabolo. […]

€5.00

THE CLOCK ELF – SAT 12PM

This Must be the Place High St, Cahernamart, Westport, Co. Mayo, F28 Y440, Westport

In the heart of Westport there is a very special Clock and inside that Clock lives “The Clock Elf”. Come and listen to local Artist Nicky Dowd tell you all […]

Free

WORKSHOP – WORD UP // MAX ZANGA // SAT 12:00

Mariner Hotel Westport The Mariner, Westport

One of Ireland’s most creative and forward-thinking musicians, Max Zanga has achieved international acclaim as one half of hip-hop duo Tebi Rex. He writes on topics ranging from modern day […]

WALK-IN-WORKSHOP – ‘PRINT A POSTCARD’ // WEST INK

Westport Town Hall Theatre The Octagon, Westport

Drop in to the Town Hall between 12:00 and 14:00 on Saturday to join West Ink artists for a bit of printing fun; we’ll help you create your own postcard […]

Free

FREE POP UP TRAIL – GRAHAM SWEENEY

Townhouse Shop St, Cahernamart, Westport, Co. Mayo, F28 Y152, Westport

Graham Sweeney is a singer-songwriter from Achill Island, Co Mayo. His distinctive sound arises from a blend of traditional guitar playing, percussive finger-tapping and rhythmic vocal melodies. The history and […]

Free

WORKSHOP – PETE WILLIAMS UKELELE

Heweston's Brothers Bar Bridge St, Cahernamart, Westport, Co. Mayo, Westport

Following his popular Ukulele session at the 2018 Westport festival, Pete Williams returns to bringing his unique Ukulele method and workshop.  Currently enjoying a tidal wave of popularity, this little, […]

€18.00 – €20.00

FREE POP UP TRAIL – BRIAN DUFFY

Gavin's Cafe Bridge St, Cahernamart, Westport, Co. Mayo, Westport

Brian describes his music as a mixture of contemporary traditional Irish influenced with a mixture of Latin and Asturian folk music, from the Northwest of Spain, where he spent a […]

Free

FREE POP UP TRAIL – ZOE DAVIS

Les Jumelles Westport

Zoë started writing her own music at the age of 14, inspired and supported by her singer songwriter father, Luke Davis. Her songs reflect her life experiences and her travels […]

Free

WORKSHOP – WORD UP // MAX ZANGA // SAT 14:00

Mariner Hotel Westport The Mariner, Westport

One of Ireland’s most creative and forward-thinking musicians, Max Zanga has achieved international acclaim as one half of hip-hop duo Tebi Rex. He writes on topics ranging from modern day […]

€16.00

FREE POP UP TRAIL – GERALDINE MITCHELL

Savoir Fare Bridge St, Cahernamart, Westport, Co. Mayo, F28 X622 Ireland, Westport

Poet Geraldine Mitchell divides her time between a windy spot outside Louisburgh and southern France where she lived for many years. Widely published, she’s a Patrick Kavanagh Poetry Award winner. […]

Free

FREE POP UP TRAIL – KIRUU

Krem Bridge St, Cahernamart, Westport, Co. Mayo, F28 XD43, Westport

Kiruu is a singer/guitarist/pianist whose music combines influences from his mixed cultural background of Ireland, the Mediterranean, and East Africa. He released his album "Super Feo Express" in 2019, and […]

Free

A VERY OLD MAN WITH ENORMOUS WINGS // SAT 15:00

Westport Town Hall Theatre The Octagon, Westport

Gabriel Garcia Marquez's darkly comic tale brought to the stage for children and adults to share. In a kitchen of a theatre, two storytellers and their audience find something remarkable […]

€12.00 – €16.00

BABUSHKA // KATE BUSH HOMAGE WITH NAN FEE

Mariner Hotel Westport The Mariner, Westport

BaBushKa ~ a spectacular riot of craic, colour, songs and storytelling that takes the audience on a soul-filled journey through the most amazing Kate Bush soundtrack to a higher dimension […]

€14.00 – €16.00

GALWAY JAM CIRCLE

McGings Bar High Street Westport High Street, Westport

Galway Jam Circle is a well established Galway-based acoustic jam band/collective, playing a wide range of songs ranging from folk to rock to blues to americana and a touch of […]

Free

WRITING – HARRY POTTER EVENT

Tertulia Bookshop Unit 2 The Harbour Mill, The Quay, Westport

It’s Halloween, its Westival, its Harry Potter Time @ Tertulia.  Come along dressed as your favourite character from Harry Potter.  Sorting Hat will be in operation and watch out for […]

€5.00

SPOKEN WORD – MAX ZANGA

Grove House Grove House, Mill St, Cahernamart, Westport, Mayo

One of Ireland’s most creative and forward-thinking musicians, Max Zanga has achieved international acclaim as one half of hip-hop duo Tebi Rex. He writes on topics ranging from modern day […]

€14.00 – €16.00

(SOLD OUT) I HAVE A TRIBE

Matt Molloy’s Bridge St., Westport, Co. Mayo, Ireland, Mayo

I Have a Tribe, Patrick O'Laoghaire's home for his piano-driven songs, conjures up a commitment at once both personal and universal. Described as one of Ireland's "most exceptional musicians" by […]

€14.00 – €16.00

CAMILLE O’SULLIVAN – DREAMING

Westport Town Hall Theatre The Octagon, Westport

“Queen of the Fringe’ (BBC) Camille O'Sullivan premiers her new show, a rare intimate evening of dark and light songs. Including Bowie, Cohen, Pulp, Radiohead and Rufus Wainwright. Chameleon like, […]

€23.00 – €25.00

HOUSEPLANTS

Mariner Hotel Westport The Mariner, Westport

HousePlants is the exciting full-fledged creative vision of two of Ireland’s most respected artists – Bell X1 frontman Paul Noonan and innovative atmospheric producer Daithí. Debut single ‘What’s With All […]

€18.00 – €20.00

WESTIVAL LATE CLUB WITH KATE BRENNAN HARDING

Mariner Hotel Westport The Mariner, Westport

Kate Brennan Harding is a broadcaster and producer, she has been selecting tunes for people to dance to since 2006. She loves house, disco and synth, but you can always […]

Free

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