Category Archives: Creative Spirits

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 […]

WCQ Spotlight – Sarah Jane Hanton Creative Spirits Ambassador

  Sarah Jane Hanton Creative Spirits Ambassador My name is Sarah Jane Hanton, I am proud and delighted  to be Creative Spirits Ambassador for Waterford Cultural Quarter. It has always been important for me to express myself creatively by connecting with people through creative ideas and by interacting with diverse individuals resulting in opportunities that […]

Case Study Meeting Ibi, Spain

Members of the Waterford Cultural Quarter steering committee recently attended a Creative Spirits Case Study meeting in Ibi, Spain The case study trip was to see how Ibi are working to regenerate their city, their report is in this video. For further information on Creative Spirits and it’s role in Europe, continue reading below this […]