Wexford Arts Centre
Wexford Arts Centre has been at the epicentre of the arts and culture scene in Wexford since it opened in 1974. With a strong emphasis on contemporary arts practice, participation and education, the centre has always got a fantastic year round programme of music, visual arts, dance and workshops.
T: +353 (0) 53 91 23764
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Wexford Opera House
Wexford Opera House is Ireland’s first custom-built, multi-purpose opera house. The stunning landmark building is nestled in the heart of the beautiful Harbour town of Wexford and offers two diverse performance spaces, The John and Aileen O’Reilly Theatre and the Jerome Hynes Theatre.
It offers a wide range of entertainment, from light opera to popular culture, amateur drama, top comedy acts and international tours.
Location: High Street, Wexford
T +353 (0) 53 912 2144
Sat Nav: N: 52.33801966 W: -6.462386
Local Music Scene
Want to know what's going on locally for music and gigs? Wexlive.com is the definitive website and updated regularly with all the latest gigs, shows and concerts.
Storey Telling Houses
Want a chance to see some real rural Wexford culture? Storytelling has been enjoying a renaissance in County Wexford with eight houses accross rural Wexford hosting regular sessions. For some it is an entertainment, for others it is a way of passing on a culture, a way of teaching both young and old. All are welcome.
Gorey Little Theatre
With plays performed all year, Gorey Little Theatre is a wonderful place to spend an evening entertained by local actors performing works by Irish and international authors. Check their website for listings and bookings info.
T +353 (0) 53 94 21474
Sat Nav: N: 52.67311182 W: -6.28486
St Michael’s Theatre Centre for the Arts
Originally built in 1806, the refurbished theatre and expanded arts centre hosts approximately 300 events each year, comprising everything from drama to film to ballet to rock concerts and much more.
It has a 300-seat theatre, two visual arts spaces, a cinema, a coffee shop in the morning, a 50-seat studio venue and a bar during evening performances.
St. Michael’s Theatre is a community based arts centre serving the New Ross district and surrounding areas. It is the only Arts Centre in the South East with a stage big enough to stage large ballet productions.
St Michael’s Theatre Centre for the Arts has been awarded the Excellence Through People Award for Customer Care and Human Resource management.
Location: New Ross
T: +353 (0)51 421255
Wexford Light Opera Society
WLOS has a varied and colourful legacy of musical involvement in Wexford town. Over the years, it has embraced different facets of musical theatre - from the steadfast Gilbert and Sullivan pieces that were its back-bone through many decades, to the fast paced, electronically scored modern day musicals.
Offering a wonderful night’s entertainment, check out its website for performance dates and bookings.
Location: 38 High Street, Wexford
T + 353 (0) 53 917 4808
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Oyster Lane Theatre Group
Oyster Lane Theatre Group have produced 15 shows so far, have given breaks to dozens of new actors and singers and entertained thousands.
Shows such as Grease, Evita, My Fair Lady and Jesus Christ Superstar, to name a few, have all created individual success stories for the group, playing an important part in the Opera Festival fringe. Casting each year stays true to the group’s commitment to mix youth with experience producing a show to the highest standards.
Check their website for innovative performances.
T +353 (0) 86 174 4778
Sat Nav: N: 52.33635931 W: -6.459438
Wexford Pantomime Society
Wexford Pantomime’s roots stretch back to the early 1900s when the Franciscan Friars brought the tradition of Pantomime to Wexford. Every year in January, the Society puts on a stunning display of timeless entertainment with people of all ages rolling in the aisles.
Pantomime is the idle start to the New Year. It lifts the post Christmas blues and sends you into the New Year smiling.
Location: Dun Mhuire Theatre, Wexford
Sat Nav: N: 52.33793121 W: -6.46233