Memorywebs – Sorcha O’Higgins

Westival Hub Old Dunnes Stores Building, Castlebar Street, Westport, Co. Mayo

Exhibitions Friday 22nd 2pm-6pm / Saturday 23rd 12pm-4pm In Memorywebs, participants will be invited to engage with each other by making a collage artwork of someone else's memory, before leaving […]


Poetry Walkabout – Terry McDonagh

Becca's Bakery Peter StreetWestport,

Westival walkabout What to expect: Meet at Becca’s Bakery on Peter’s Street at 2.30pm for a roaming  open-mic afternoon with poet and dramatist, Terry McDonagh who will read poems connected […]

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

On Friday night, you are invited to a candlelight three course feast to celebrate October’s harvest of ancient seed, fruits, wild cockerel and hare, accompanied by poetic performances to help […]


Westival Presents an Evening of Poetry with Special Guests.

Clew Bay Hotel James StreetWestport,

Westival presents an Evening of Poetry  Join us for a special evening of poetry where we celebrate the work of poets from Westport and across Ireland. Those winning poems from […]


Colm Tóibín & Damon Galgut

Virtual Event Virtual Event

Two of the greatest novelists in the English language talk about their highly-anticipated new novels. Colm Tóibín is one of Ireland’s best-loved writers. His new novel The Magician is a […]

The Mississippi Sheiks @ McGings

McGings Bar High Street, Westport, Mayo

'The Mississippi Sheiks' from the west of Ireland, Rory's own stomping ground for those early stage's of his life, are a dedicated, hard working no frills, energetic power trio. Sharing […]


Motion In Flight – Thomas Moran

Old Breheneys Garage next door to Westival offices (old Dunnes) Castlebar Road opposite Castlecourt Hotel. Castlebar StreetWestport,

Shows - Sat 5.30pm-9pm / Sun 6.30-9.30pm / Mon 5.30pm-9pm. "Get a small taste of a new and exciting form of digital media art while chilling out and relaxing in […]


Michael McLaughlin Photography Workshop

Meeting point at The Octagon Multi-award-winning photographer Michael McLaughlin shares his boundless knowledge of photography in this intensive and comprehensive workshop.  McLaughlin’s work encompasses many different genres and crosses the […]

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Jimmy Lawlor – Painting Workshop

Westival Hub Old Dunnes Stores Building, Castlebar Street, Westport, Co. Mayo

Artist Jimmy Lawlor hosts a workshop in focusing on various painting techniques, including composition, color and texture. He will be demonstrating in acrylic paint. Jimmy Lawlor lives in Westport and […]

Yarns For Youngsters

West Coast Rare Book Shop James StreetWestport,

Yarns for Youngsters The ever-popular Westival ‘Yarns for Youngsters’ this year gets the Roald Dahl treatment. Our reader will entertain and thrill our littlest festival enthusiasts with some of the classic […]



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