Category Archives: Community

WCQ January 19 Newsletter

Have you signed up for our WCQ newsletter yet? Here’s our January 19 edition.   WCQ Newsletter January 19 Welcome to the Waterford Cultural Quarter January Newsletter. This month our Spotlight feature focuses on Síle Penkert, Executive Director of Garter Lane Arts Centre on O’Connell Street in the heart of the Cultural Quarter. We have an updates […]

Core Creations presents Snippets

Snippets

        “Snippets” is a project brought to us by Core Creations. Waterford Cultural Quarter is delighted to fund this initiative. This project invites community engagement and collaboration to create multidisciplinary artworks that the entire community can be part of and enjoy. ‘Snippets’ is a collection of stories and histories of its inhabitants, […]

Creative Spirits Case Study Meeting Waterford

Creative Spirits Case Study Meeting Waterford Waterford City and County Council welcomed  twenty-four members of the Creative Spirits network to the Cultural Quarter in the O’Connell Street area of the city for an Case Study Meeting on November 6th and 7th. Creative Spirits is a European Union funded URBACT network of nine EU cities, including […]

Waterford Cultural Quarter Open Call

    Waterford Cultural Quarter Open Call Pilot Scheme A pilot Open Call scheme for creative / artistic works that reflect the vision and guiding principles of the WCQ  Waterford Cultural Quarter (WCQ) www.waterfordculturalquarter.ie is an urban regeneration project currently being managed by Waterford City & County Council and is led by a steering group […]

September Spotlight

                    WCQ September Spotlight Ed Cahill owner of Tully’s Bar O’Connell Street Waterford and member of Waterford Cultural Quarter Steering Group What is your background and what value do you see in having a business in the WCQ?   I’ve worn a few different hats in my time. I’ve […]

Creative Spirits Internship Week Waterford

Creative Spirits Internship Week Waterford Waterford hosted the Creative Spirits Internship week from the 4th to the 6th of September 2018. Delegates from Sofia (Bulgaria), Ujbuda/Budapest (Hungary) and Lublin (Poland) attended. Internship week is an opportunity for the participants of the Creative Spirits Implementation Network to gain “on the job” experience related to the various […]

Lublin (Poland) July 2018

  Lublin July 2018 Internship Week Internship week is an opportunity for the participants of the Creative Spirits Implementation Network to gain “on the job” experience related to the various challenges faced by each city in the network.  Waterford visited Lublin in late July 2018. Lublin is the biggest and fastest developing city in eastern […]

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 […]

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 […]