Messy Play with Eilis O’Toole [1-3 yrs]

    Oct 11th

    Parents and toddlers (1 – 3 yrs.), come and explore the world using your five senses. Sensory play enhances learning through hands-on activities that stimulate a child’s senses, as well as being lots of fun, exploring their world around them through creative and sensory play.      

    Birds of Burden – Debut Album Launch

    Oct 18th

    As part of the launch of this years Imagine Arts Festival in Garter Lane Theatre, a second launch will also take place, that of the debut album of  Waterford based band “Birds of Burden”. The Album itself, over five years in the making, is entitled “A conspiracy of dust” and was recorded in Waterford City. The… More Info

    A Sunday in Hell

    Oct 21st

    Arguably the best film ever made about professional cycling”  Peter Cowie, International Film Guide Paris–Roubaix is the most famous and usually the most dramatic of the spring classics. Much of the latter portion is over narrow, cobbled tracks that choke with dust on dry days and become slick and muddy in rain. For the riders… More Info

    George Morrison : Mise Éire

    Oct 23rd

    George Morrison’s film Mise Éire (‘My Ireland’) has held an iconic status in Irish cultural history since its release in 1960. Mise Éire was actually the first Irish feature-length film that utilised an orchestral soundtrack, but its renown also rests on its director’s then relatively novel technique of recounting historical events entirely through existing archive material. Morrison… More Info

    Mount Prospect – PREVIEW 10th

    Nov 10th

    Following its previous and highly acclaimed collaborations on Blackwater Angel by Jim Nolan (2014) and Wife to James Whelan by Teresa Deevy (2016), Garter Lane Arts Centre and WIT return to the stage in November with the first production in eight decades of Mount Prospect by Una Troy. Premiered at the Abbey Theatre in 1940… More Info

Budget Increases Make Big Differences


The Arts Council fund increase as of yesterday’s announcement bodes well for the arts nationally and regionally and at Garter Lane we look forward to seeing this positive development put into action.  The Chair of the Arts Council, Sheila Pratschke, has welcomed the announcement by the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, Josepha Madigan… More Info

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