Past Events – Westival

WRITING – CHILDREN’S HALLOWEEN EVENT WITH AUTHOR RILEY CAIN

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

In the book - The Halloween House, Riley will read and enact for us from a selection of his thirty one poems, one for each day of October.  There are scary locations, monsters, myths and legends for children aged 6+. 

Free

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

Westport Town Hall Theatre The Octagon, Westport, Co. Mayo

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 – a very old man with enormous wings. Inspired by Gabriel Garcia Marquez's Un Senor Muy Viejo Con Unas Alas Enormes, this classic piece of […]

€12.00 – €16.00

JUANITA’S TALK // SUN 16:00

Mariner Hotel Westport The Mariner, Westport, Co. Mayo

Juanita’s Talk is an hour-long interactive environmental show for the whole family by Ireland’s leading female clown Angelica Santander. Juanita wants to lift the lid on your recycling bin. What should we do with all this plastic? Where does all that plastic we recycle actually go? What can we do to stop it? Juanita can’t […]

€5.00

CLEW BAY FOLK CLUB

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

Clew Bay Folk Club is a special, intimate open mic held every 2nd Saturday from 4-6pm at Matt Molloys Yard Bar, and the brainchild of Westport’s own Tony Reidy. They will be hosting a special CBFC on the Sunday of Westival this year.

Free

BRIAN LENNON

Westport Town Hall Theatre The Octagon, Westport, Co. Mayo

Brian Lennon was born into a family steeped in traditional music. He started playing music at the age of 4 and hasn’t stopped since!  He has featured on many traditional albums and has performed worldwide. He was a founding member of Mayo-based traditional group Céide and Galway-based chamber choir Cois Cladaigh and in 2004 he […]

€16.00 – €18.00

WESTIVAL HALLOWEEN BALL WITH ELAINE MAI, MAYKAY + LOUISE BRUTON

Mariner Hotel Westport The Mariner, Westport, Co. Mayo

Get yourselves glammed and ghouled for our Westival Halloween Ball on the Sunday Bank Holiday Night! With prizes for the best dressed, bloody cocktails, and a killer line up, it's the only place to be when Halloween rolls in at midnight. Our headline is the incredible electronic artist Elaine Mai. Since 2014, she has amassed […]

€20.00

FILM – TIM BURTON’S THE NIGHTMARE BEFORE CHRISTMAS

The W Cinema James St, Cahernamart, Westport, Co. Mayo, F28 VN82, Westport

BUY TICKETS HERE on the W Cinema website Rated: PG This beautiful stop-motion animation film follows the misadventures of Jack Skellington, Halloweentown's beloved pumpkin king, who has become bored with the same annual routine of frightening people in the "real world." When Jack accidentally stumbles on Christmastown, all bright colors and warm spirits, he gets […]

€5

THE CLOCK ELF – MON 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 about "The Clock Elf" . Although no one has seen it, maybe you have and could draw Westival a picture of what it looks like. […]

Free

FILM – THE WIZARD OF OZ

The W Cinema James St, Cahernamart, Westport, Co. Mayo, F28 VN82, Westport

BUY TICKETS HERE on the W Cinema website Rated: G In this classic musical fantasy, Judy Garland stars as Dorothy Gale, a young Kansas farm girl who dreams of a land "somewhere over the rainbow." Dorothy's dream comes true when she, her dog, Toto, and her family's house are transported by a tornado to a […]

€5

WORKSHOP – A SHARED SPACE // SINEAD MURRAY + RONAN CONWAY

Yoga Root, the Harbour Mill, The Quay, Westport The Quay, Westport

A Shared Space This is an invitation to come and explore ourselves through story and connection.  Our story can sometimes hold us back or liberate us in life, depending on what way we tell it. Through facilitated dialogue, movement and listening we invite you to get curious about acceptance and empathy, to play with vulnerability […]

€15.00

FILM – THE ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW

The W Cinema James St, Cahernamart, Westport, Co. Mayo, F28 VN82, Westport

BUY TICKETS HERE on the W Cinema website Rated: 15+ Sweethearts Brad and Janet, stuck with a flat tire during a storm, discover the eerie mansion of Dr. Frank-N-Furter, a transvestite scientist. As their innocence is lost, Brad and Janet meet a houseful of wild characters, including a rocking biker and a creepy butler. Through […]

€10

MONDAY NIGHT CLOSER – THE ACHILL SOUND

Hewetson Bros Bar 19 Bridge Street, Westport

Come join us on Monday evening for our very final event of 2022 with The Achill Sound, a community collaboration project combining the history and culture of Achill Island through traditional Irish music, songs and stories. The Westival team, crew and local artists will be letting their shoulders drop, their hair down, and enjoying a […]

Free

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