What's On

What's on in Wexford

Note that due to the National Government recommendations regarding COVID-19, please contact the venue to confirm if the event is still going ahead.

Wexford's musical and cultural scene is busy all year round. 

  • Festivals: Wexford is internationally known for the Opera Festival, but Wexford has much more. Food and harvest festivals, the Spiegeltent, literary festivals or the Fringe festival to name a few
  • Loads of family-friendly events take place around the County. Check Wells House and Gardens,  Johnstown Castle, the Irish National Heritage Park among others to find children events and activities
  • Comedy and live music gigs in Wexford are a must. Look up the Presentation and Wexford Art Centres and many pubs like the Crown in Wexford town or the Bailey in Enniscorthy 
  • Find the list of art and crafts events or lovely heritage workshops on traditional methods in the Irish National Heritage Park and other venues

Visit Wexford

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Green Wood Spoon Carving with Dee Synnott

Sat 15th May - Sun 18th July
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Join Dee in the ancient craft of carving from greenwood. Enjoy the crafting of a wooden spoon from branch to breakfast table. Create a wooden spoon that is art of our heritage and a practical modern pastime. Explore the history of woodworking, gaining the essential skills of tools use in axe, spoonknife and knife.   […]

Furniture Revamping with the Revamp Tramp

Sun 25th April - Sun 26th September
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Join Marianne from The Revamp Tramp for her popular Furniture Revamping Workshops. This workshop is suitable for everyone from beginners to those who would like to learn new furniture revamping techniques. Learn how to prep and paint your furniture before trying out many different techniques including decoupage, stenciling, glazing, distressing, using frog tape and how […]

Primitive Fire with Shayne Phelan

Sat 1st May - Sun 12th September
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In this course, we cover all elements of fire creation from the stone age to the new age. Incorporating the creation of friction fire, flint and steel and progressing through the ages all the way to the modern bic-type lighter or finger drill as I like to call it. We also teach the implementation of […]

Survival with Shayne Phelan

Sat 17th April - Sat 25th September
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In this course, learn the rudiments of core temperature management, water collection and purification and how to develop a survivor’s mindset… “In Survival, if you think you can, you will; if you think you can’t, you won’t” positive reiterations combined with knowledge makes for a healthy Survival outlook. Shayne’s manifesto is to teach to the […]

Weaving and Rug Hooking with Imogen Stafford

Sun 18th April - Sun 19th September
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In this course, Imogen will introduce you to two different forms of weaving as well as rug hooking. You will learn how to:  Make the loom Thread the loom-create the warp Weave a rug  Weave a wall hanging Rug hooking is a really great way of recycling those tee shirts – children’s clothes – fabric […]

Animal Wire Sculpture with Imogen Stafford

Sun 11th April - Sat 11th September
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Join Wexford based Sculptor Imogen Stafford as she takes time out from creating her mythological Creatures on display at the Botanic Gardens in Dublin to share her craft. Imogen specializes in creating sculptures from mixed media including chicken wire inspired by mythology and Irish wildlife.   Over the duration of the course, you will learn […]

Introduction to Blacksmithing with Guy Urbin

Sat 10th April - Sat 23rd October
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Join Guy Urbin as he introduces you to the wonderful world of the Blacksmith. Within the confines of a site-specific forge, Guy will inspire you to create your own poker, candle holder or a functional piece of hardware. Tools Required: Steel toe cap safety boots or strong equivalent.   €100 per participant (Pre-booking is essential).  […]

Online House Tour with 360• 3D view of each room in Loftus Hall

Fri 1st January - Fri 31st December

Take the Loftus Hall House Tour from the comfort of home. Also included is a Full 360• view of each room in Loftus Hall – one at night-time and one during daylight, Browse Loftus Hall taking in rooms not previously open to the public by tour. visit www.loftushall.ie to book