Westport – the cultural capital of the west of Ireland
Soak up the unique culture of the West of Ireland all year round with Westport’s unique blend of arts, music, song and dance in Westport
Whether you’ve dreamed of savouring the atmosphere in Matt Molloy’s (of The Chieftains); spending an afternoon in an art gallery or enjoying live music at one of the town’s festivals, Westport offers an unrivalled experience of arts and culture.
Enjoy two days of arts and culture at Westport Arts Festival this October. Among over 100 events, you can take in drive-in movies, acrobatic theatre and music, street theatre, exhibitions, theatre, poetry, literature, children’s events, school events, dancing, and much more.
Westport Festival of Music and Performing Arts is a new festival at Westport House this year, promising more than 50 Irish and international artists on three stages.
Or why not plan your visit around Westport Music Festival this August. With live music from the unique stage built in the Carrowbeg River in the centre of town.
The Linenhall Arts Centre, Castlebar – tel: 00353 (0)94 23733
Customs House Studios, The Quay, Westport – tel: 00353 (0)98 28735
Tom Smith, Clogher, Westport – tel: 00353 (0)98 27280
Andrew Stone Gallery, Over McCormacks Butcher Shop, Bridge St – tel: 00353 (0)98 25619
Sea, Sky, Shore, James Street, Westport – tel: 00353 (0)98 27122 or 087 9258134/9972400 w: www.seaskyshore.com
Michael Gannon – Bridge Street, Westport – tel: 086 8431244