Simon Kempston is an Edinburgh based award-winning singer-songwriter and leading acoustic fingerstyle guitarist composing and performing original and contemporary acoustic music, steeped in the traditions of folk, celtic and blues music. Simon has performed at many of the major venues, folk/blues clubs and festivals in Scotland, the UK and regularly tours the length & breadth of Europe. He has also performed live on BBC Radio Stations across the UK, as…
An afternoon of vocal music – FREE ADMISSION
Sunday 2nd July @3pm
NIAMH TWOMEY Exhibition Opening
Niamh Twomey is a visual artist, from Waterford. She graduated with a BA in Fine Art (Painting) from Limerick School of Art and Design in 2016. Twomey has previously exhibited in the LSAD Degree Show, the Sailor’s home, the Hunt Museum in Limerick and Castle Courtyard Gallery, Birr and has been awarded the bronze award from the Limerick Art Society and the Runner up Revenue Purchase Prize for her work. Straticiem is her first solo exhibition. It explores the medium of painting and the role our personal understanding and experience plays in our interpretation of what is in front of us, the tendency to look for familiar images within abstract work, instead of allowing the painting to exist as objects themselves. You can find out more on Niamh’s work on:
We have a new exhibition by Piltown artist Michaela Back in the upstairs gallery. Michaela has been teaching art at the Ursuline School for the past 25 years. Michaela’s paintings tend to be vintage themed but she also enjoys creating mixed media and graphite on cartridge portraits of friends and family. This is Michaela’s first exhibition and we are delighted to be able to support her. Michaela has an opening on this Friday @7pm with refreshments. All our welcome.
LUAN PARLE & CLIVE BARNES
Next up in our concert series we welcome two of Ireland’s finest songwriters and performers, Luan Parle and Clive Barnes, who have for many years been gaining an international reputation as solo performers. For the past two years they have been performing together to sold out audiences across Ireland, US & Europe.
Please support us in bringing you this world class talent by booking tickets and spreading the word. Please click on the links below to find out more information about Luan and Clive and also see their recent appearance on TV3.
The next Tramore U3A meeting is on Thursday 20th April @11am. Entry is €2 and includes refreshments.
This month’s speaker is Ifeoma Nwali on ‘My lifes journey’.
Donal’s concert is on Friday 7th April Tickets can be reserved by contacting 051 391 656. Tickets sell out quick for Donal’s concerts
so booking in advance is recommended.
Creative Writing Course
Saturday 1 April, 10.30am-1.30pm
Our lives are full of stories, and many of us feel the urge to write down those stories, as a record for ourselves, our families and the wider world. but it can be hard to know where to start. On Saturday 1 April, writer Derbhile Graham will be holding a half-day memoir writing workshop which will help you put a shape to those stories. The workshop will be held here in the scenic surrounds of the Coastguard Cultural Centre in Tramore, Co. Waterford. Derbhile will help you identify a story that you would like to tell and to write that story, step by step. By the time you finish the workshop, you will have created a first draft for your story, which you can develop in your own time.
Coastguard Cultural Centre, Love Lane, Tramore
Price: €30, payable on the day by cash or cheque.
To book: Contact Derbhile on 087 6959799 or 051 386250. Or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Art Waterford.com are group of artists whose work range from fine landscape, portrait and acrylics. Their open evening is on Saturday 25th March @7pm. All our welcome to attend and meet the artists behind the art.
Opening evening and wine reception here on Friday 10th March. Art From all Ages would be delighted to welcome you!
Winner of our Facebook competition for 2 tickets to see Jeff Scroggins & Colorado is Siobhan Grimes! Congrats Siobhan!
Sarah Hogan Exhibition Opening
Sarah Hogan is a fine artist painter living in Ireland having moved back home from London after 8 and a half years living, working and painting there. Sarah studied painting at Crawford College of Art and Design in Cork, Ireland. Since graduating in 2007 she has taken part in a number of exhibitions and has been exhibiting her work regularly since then throughout Ireland and the UK. We are delighted to inform you that Sarah will exhibiting here at the Coastguard Cultural Center throughout February, commencing on Friday 3rd February. Sarah will be opening her exhibition on Friday(3rd February) evening from 7pm with refreshments. All our welcome and we would be delighted to see you!
As of Monday 23rd January we will be open Monday to Friday from 9am and serving the famous Waterford sausage blaa with tea or coffee for €4! To celebrate this we shall be giving a complementary sausage blaa to the first customer before 10am each morning! Look forward to welcoming you!
If you interested in any classes or events being held here at the Cultural Center, please use the contact details provided for each class as they will be able to give you up to date details. Thank you.