Headline acts for Cashel Arts Festival

Pictured at Colture Night in Cashel Library on Friday night . Front L/R..Tori Kerwin, Clara Brosnan. Back L/R. Nijica Sumita, Rebecca Lenihan, Grace Carignan.
‘Alone It Stands’, currently on a tour of top class venues throughout Ireland is one of the headline acts of this year’s festival.

‘Alone It Stands’, currently on a tour of top class venues throughout Ireland is one of the headline acts of this year’s festival.

The play, which takes place in Brú Ború recounts in hilarious form the epic victory of Munster over the All Blacks is a sell out wherever it is performed. Six actors play a total of 62 different roles. €18 per ticket, (€16 concessions), be sure to book early. (www.cashelartsfest.com). Further info on booking will be available within the next few weeks.

In the Heritage Centre throughout the festival, ‘Create Café’ will host workshops on a wide range of media from 10am to 5pm daily for every age group. John Boyne, the renowned author is this year’s reader in the Library for a general audience on November 8 and for younger readers on November 9th. Huge interest has already been expressed in becoming part of the Festival Choir which had 60 members last year.

Choral workshops on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday 12th to 14th from 8pm - 1pm and on Sunday from 2pm - 4pm culminating in a performance at the Festival Finale Concert at 8pm that night. Youth Reach members are joining the choir this year! The concert will include performances by the acclaimed Four-in-a-Bar who return to Cashel due to popular demand and the winners of The Sister Rosario Cup and Billy D’arcy Cups for performance in classical or popular singing at the Soaring Voices Competition.

The Food and Craft Fair will be held on Sunday 17th and showcases the work of craft and food providers. Throughout the Festival, the work of well known artists such as Sasha Sykes and Limerick Artists’ group will be held in venues such as the Library, the Cashel Palace, and Rockwell College past students who now work in the creative arts will feature their work as part of a celebration of 150 years of education. Watch out for further details over the next few weeks.