VISUAL Centre for Contemporary Art &
The George Bernard Shaw Theatre



Silent Disco with Robbie Kitt and Jack Colley

Cruinniú na nÓg - ages 12+

10 Jun - 10 Jun 2023

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CARLOW ARTS FESTIVAL 2023: Wires, Strings & Other Things

Meet Ed, Andreea and James, three people who are crazy about music and sound. Anything can happen as they start to invent music together.

Wednesday 7th June 2023

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BodyBodyBodyBody is a tidal wave of music and movement, drawing its evocative power from the magic of folk traditions and the propulsive power of Electro.

Saturday 10th June 2023


An Evening Of Songs & Collaboration with Gemma Hayes, Lisa Hannigan & Paul Noonan

Lisa, Gemma and Paul will come together for a special run in 2023 to collaborate and share their stage and their songs with each other.

Friday 23rd June 2023

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In the Midst of Plenty

“In the Midst of Plenty” is a new folk musical set during the height of Ireland’s Great Hunger. The show is embarking on an Irish tour in 2023 after recently debuting to glowing reviews among sell-out crowds in Strokestown Park and the Roscommon Arts Centre. The piece traces the stories of friendship, betrayal, eviction, and emigration among families living on the Strokestown estate.

Saturday 1st July 2023

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Carlow Pride Fest Presents Tadhg - A Carlow Man Live in Concert

This Summer, Tadhg brings his larger than life stage performance back to his hometown as part of this year's Carlow Pride Festival.

Saturday 15th July 2023

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Celine Byrne and Guests

An Evening with Celine Byrne is a chance to hear Celine sing popular arias from the world of opera and operettas.

Saturday 23rd September 2023

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Seán Keane Live

Seán Keane is coming to VISUAL and the GB Shaw Theatre as part of his 2023 Ireland Tour. With songs such as “Isle of Hope, Isle of Tears” and “Home Away From Home”, this promises to be a great night of music for all.

Saturday 21st October 2023

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Rock Rising The Revolution Of Classic Rock

Rock Rising is a high octane, classic rock show designed to take the audience on an edge of their seats journey through the evolution of classic rock.

Saturday 11th November 2023

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The smash hit show “ABBA FOREVER” is returning to VISUAL & The George Bernard Shaw Theatre Carlow this November for one night only!

Sunday 26th November 2023

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Phil Coulter - Four Score & Then...

Having clocked up a major milestone last year, some commentators may have assumed that his ‘Phil Coulter at Eighty’ national tour was a sort of lap of honour, a last hurrah for his followers.   Wrong!

Thursday 7th December 2023