Category Archives: Arts

Ravenna May 2018

Ravenna May 2018 Two delegates from Waterford attended the Case Study Meeting in Ravenna in May 2018. Ravenna is a beautiful historic port city and has many similarities with Waterford. The city plans to redevelop their docks through supporting Creative and Cultural Industries (CCI’s) and through a programme of social engagement with their citizens. Ravenna […]

FREE Creative Europe Funding Workshop

                    FREE Creative Europe Funding Workshop Practical Training session with Creative Europe Desk Ireland Monday 8 October 10am – 1pm Garter Lane Arts Centre (Networking lunch included) Developing European projects and accessing Creative Europe funding for organisations and Culture Professionals Click here to book your place […]

The Walls Project has been awarded EU funding valued at €90,000 through the Creative Europe Programme.

Waterford Walls, in partnership with Waterford City and County Council are delighted announce that they have been awarded EU funding of €90,000 through the Creative Europe Programme. Chosen from almost 500 cities around Europe, the project was the only Irish one to be selected as a designated principal partner, leading the EU “Murals for Communities” […]

Start Your Own Business Boot Camp

  Thinking of starting a new business in Waterford Cultural Quarter? Take a look below…. Start Your Own Business Boot Camp Do you have an innovative business idea? If so we invite you to pitch for a free place on our upcoming expert led Start Your Own Business Boot Camp. The LEO and Work Matters at the Library are […]

WCQ July Spotlight

WCQ Spotlight Katherine Collins, WCQ Project Manager and Emma Haran, WCQ Creative & Community Coordinator.                     What is your background? Katherine: Emma and I worked together on the Three Sisters European Capital of Culture 2020 Bid. While we were gutted that we didn’t win the Bid, what […]

Design Challenge Waterford

Design Challenge Waterford – Building Creative Communities The Design Challenge is a competition that encourages different communities in the O’Connell Street area to identify challenges that they experience in living, working and using the O’Connell Street area. The Design industry will be asked to look at the challenges and to develop possible solutions. These innovative proposals are […]

Africa Day in Waterford Cultural Quarter

Waterford Cultural Quarter (WCQ) hosted Africa day 2018 on O’Connell Street on Friday June 15th. This wonderful vibrant event celebrates the links between the African nations and Ireland each year. The highlights of the Africa Day were captured in this video above (video sponsored by and courtesy of Waterford Cultural Quarter and the Integration and […]

Waterford’s Cultural Quarter is Blooming Marvellous

  Waterford Cultural Quarter was a “hive” of activity yesterday with the launch of City in Bloom 2018 with over 50 businesses based in the Cultural Quarter taking part in this city wide initiative.  “Start looking up and listen!” Was the message, on Thursday morning, at the launch of Waterford Business Group’s (WBG) annual City […]

County Waterford Creative Ireland Open Call

The Creative Ireland Programme is the Government’s five-year initiative which places creativity at the centre of public policy.  It is a culture-based programme designed to promote individual, community and national wellbeing.  It’s vision is: “That every person living in Ireland will have the opportunity to fully realise his or her creative potential” Under the Creative Ireland […]

Clár Éire Ildánach Chontae Phort Láirge: Glao Oscailte

Is tionscnamh cúig bliana an Rialtais an Clár Éire Ildánach trína gcuirtear an chruthaitheacht ag croílár polasaí poiblí. Is clár é atá bunaithe ar chultúr agus a cuireadh in alt a chéile chun folláine an duine aonair, an phobail agus chúrsaí náisiúnta a chur chun cinn. Is í an aisling atá ann: “go mbeidh de […]