Past Events – Page 2 – Westival

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 jazz. They are well known for their improvisational, easy-going style, their musical inclusivity and their emphasis on playing music for the sheer fun and enjoyment […]

Free

WRITING – HARRY POTTER EVENT

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

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 Evil Witch Kay and Kind Witch Te.  You may be asked to perform a scene from Harry Potter. Be ready or be scared. Prizes 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 Ireland to Greek mythology and is an experienced public speaker, live performer, writer, spoken word artist and podcaster. With an MA in Critical & Creative […]

€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 the Irish Times, O'Laoghaire performs at the piano with improvised set lists and often changing arrangements. There is an elemental, instinctive nature to his work. […]

€14.00 – €16.00

CAMILLE O’SULLIVAN – DREAMING

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

“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, 5-star sell-out performances include Sydney Opera House, Royal Festival Hall, La Clique, Roundhouse, Later with Jools Holland and a Herald Angel award for RSC solo […]

€23.00 – €25.00

HOUSEPLANTS

Mariner Hotel Westport The Mariner, Westport, Co. Mayo

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 The Pine?’ is peppered with playful observations courtesy of Noonan’s wandering mind, forever etching little mental notes during his many virtual appointments across the past […]

€18.00 – €20.00

WESTIVAL LATE CLUB WITH KATE BRENNAN HARDING

Mariner Hotel Westport The Mariner, Westport, Co. Mayo

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 expect some cheeky surprises in her set. A champion of Irish music, you can often hear her on RTE Radio One, RTE 2FM and weekly […]

Free

WESTIVAL WELCOMES

Mariner Hotel Westport The Mariner, Westport, Co. Mayo

Interested in Ukrainian arts and culture? Want to welcome some new Westport residents?  Join us in The Mariner from 10.30 - 12.00 for a morning of Ukrainian music, poetry and dance. There will be performances by Tetiana Kenia, Kseniia Konoval, Kseniya Mairiboda, Tanya Populniuk and more, and two creative master classes on “sing like a […]

Free

(SOLD OUT) WORKSHOP – FORRISTAL WOODWORK // SUN 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 make his own pieces using predominantly hand tools and traditional joinery. Join Ed Forristal of Forristal Woodwork on Saturday, 29th October for a wooden butter […]

€50.00

THE CLOCK ELF – SUN 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

A VERY OLD MAN WITH ENORMOUS WINGS // SUN 12:00

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 14:00

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

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