Monday, April 1, 2019

South East Events Guide April 2019

Hello everyone! Hopefully you are enjoying our recent sun! Welcome back to our new monthly series "South East Events Guide". We are always on the lookout for amazing fashion, sports, cultural, food and music events that are happening in the South East. This guide illustrates some amazing events that are happening in the counties of the South East- Wexford, Carlow, Kilkenny, Waterford and Tipperary in April 2019. Whether you are into food, sport, fashion, culture, music etc. we will try our best to find some interesting accessible events. If you enjoy our events posts make sure to follow us on instagram @gracewithloveblog and spread the word to your family and friends living in the South East who may find this guide informative!  Enjoy!  


Sports Event: Carlow Town Weekly Parkrun
This is a free weekly timed 5k open to all who want to walk, run or jog. 
Location: Barrow Track 
Time: Every Saturday at 9.30 am 
Admission: Free 
Registration required here

Music Event: Carlow County Fleadh
A celebration of Irish music and culture comes to Borris with a weekend of singing, traditional music sessions, competitions, a Fun Fleadh for primary school aged children who wish to gain competition experience, there will also be a Tráth na gCeist and a set dancing céilí on Sunday 
Location: Borris 
Dates: 11th-14th April
Admission: Most events are free set dancing céilí is €10
Keep up to date here

Family Event: Dumbo
Description: Tim Burton's live action remake of the 1941 Disney classic
Location & Time: Omniplex Carlow Shopping Centre 
Various showtimes & dates 
Admission: from €6
Book tickers here

Comedy Event: What's the Story Rory?
Rory O' Connor is Ireland's favourite online funny man and bestselling author, otherwise known through his sketches as Rory's Stories. Rory examines aspects of Irish life such as the GAA, the Gardaí etc with quick comedic wit. 
Location & Time: The Visual Carlow 
Friday 12th April April 8pm
Admission: €20
Book tickets here

Family Event: Easter Train 19 at Rathwood
This year the Easter Train will be super EGGciting, Follow Little Red Riding Hood through the Enchanted Forest and help her find the mischievous Freddy Fox
Location & Time:  Rath outside Tullow Co. Carlow
Train runs from 10am-5pm
Admission: from €8
Booking essential book here


Drama Event: Titanic- The Musical
Description: Titanic is set on the ocean liner RMS Titanic which sank on its maiden voyage on April 15th 1912. Maury Yeston and Peter Stone's musical tells the tragic story with a compassionate book, intelligent lyrics and choral melodies.
Dates: April 7th-13th
Venue: Watergate Theatre 

Creative Event: Art Classes
If art is something you always wanted to try now is the time
Admission: Free
All levels welcome
Location: Graiguenamanagh Library
Dates: Every Thursday 2-4pm

Music Event: Keywest
Keywest are widely known for their thrilling live performances
Genre: stadium rock, electric
Venue: The Set Theatre Langtons
Admission: €21
Book tickets here

Sports Event: Kilkenny Parkrun
This is a free weekly timed 5k run 
Location: Castle Park 
Time: Every Saturday at 9.30 am 
Admission: Free 
Registration required here

         Educational Event: Succeeding with Technology
Description: Technology is all around us, however, are we using it in the right way? Is it being used effectively to ensure that learners that most need help are getting the support they need to succeed in the classroom? This hands on learning experience will explore the array of technology supports that are available to meet the needs of all learners.
Date: Monday April 29th 2019
Time: 6.30-9.30 pm
Location: Newpark Hotel
Admission: €22.20
Book tickets here


Charity Sports Event: Hope and Dream 10
Description: This charity event raises funds for the Hope Cancer Support Centre and County Wexford Hospice Homecare. This is a 10K/ mile walk, run or jog. The 10k is open to over 18's only and there is a Little Dreamer's Dash for kids.
Date and Time: April 7th at 10.15 am 
Register online here

Cultural Event: Rhythm of the Dance 20th Anniversary Tour
Description: Experince flailing fiddles, flutes, and inspiring dances along with live vocalists complimented by a top Irish trad band and a sensational sound and light show as seen on TV from Siberia to Sydney
Location & Time: Wexford Opera House April 5th at 8pm 
Admission: from €27 book your tickets here

Gaeilge Event: Ranganna Comhrá Gaeilge
An bhfuil cúpla focail agat? Would you like to learn more Irish or practice and revive the skills you have? 
Venue: New Ross Library
The class meets every second Wednesday at 12 midday 
Phone New Ross Library on 051421877 for more 

Business Event: Women in Business Workshop 
Description: The Women in Business Network is a growing organisation of self-motivated business women, supporting their professional and personal development through its successful networking forum. 
Location & Time: The Riverbank House Hotel Wexford
Date: April 18th Time: 12-2 pm
Admission: €39.36 includes meeting, lunch and refreshments
Book tickets here

Children's Event: Saturday Art Club April 6th & 13th
Description: This club is for children ages 7-12 and provides opportunities for children to explore and experiment with contemporary art processes such as printmaking, sculpture, construction etc. 
Location & Time: Wexford Arts Centre April 6th & 13th at 11.30am 
Admission: €8 book your place here


Drama Event: SIVE
Description: Fourth Wall Laois Theatre Group's production of SIVE brings a contemporary viewpoint to John B Keane's timeless tale of young love, materialism, family life and the role of women. 
Venue: Garter Lane
Date & time: April 6th at 8pm
Admission: €14 book here

Music Event: Mack Fleetwood
Description: Europe's premier live tribute to Fleetwood Mac 
Venue: Project and Shortts 
Date & time: April 6th at 9pm
Admission: €16.50 book here

Festival Event: WITSU Fest 2019
Waterford's only student festival
Confimed acts so far include Route 94 and Vengaboys
Venue: WIT Arena West Campus
Date and time: April 11th from 5pm
Admission: approx €40 book here

Comedy Event: Jason Byrne Live 
Description: Join Jason Byrne for a night of comedy
Venue: Theatre Royal Waterford 
Date & Time: April 18th at 8pm
Admission: €23 book here

Family Event: Easter Trail
Description: Easter trail & family fun day
Venue: Mount Congreve Gardens, Kilmeaden
Date and Time: April 20-22nd 
Admission:  Child €4 Adult €t
book tickets here


Art Exhibition- Asylum Archive
Description: An art, activism, and academic platform that examines the notion of Direct Provision centres, asylum seekers and refugees. Artist Vukasin Nedeljkovic's work highlights the injustices and confinement faced by asylum seekers in Ireland.
Dates: April 5th-April 27th 
Location: The Source Arts Centre Thurles 
Admission: free

Sport Event- Tipperary Parkrun
This is a free weekly timed 5k run
Location: Templemore Park, Templemore and Clonmel Racecourse 
Time: Every Saturday at 9.30 am 
Admission: Free 
Registration required here

Film Event- The Little Stranger
Description: Historical drama directed by Lenny Abrahamson
Location: The Source Arts Centre Thurles at 8pm
Date: April 3rd 
Admission: €9 book tickets here

Creative Event: Craft Circle 
Description: Come along for a chat and to share and learn new skills
Location: Clonmel Library April 9th 10am -12
& Cashel Library April 10th 10am-12
Admission: Free more info here

Children's Theatre Event: Egg and Spoon
Description: Egg and Spoon is the perfect introduction to the magic of theatre. The show takes children on an interactive trip through the seasons and opens their minds to the gifts of nature throughout the year. 
Location: The Source Arts Centre Thurles 
Date & Time: 26th April 2019 at 11am
Admission: €7 book tickets here

Hopefully you find some fun events to enjoy this April!
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