VISUAL Centre for Contemporary Art &
The George Bernard Shaw Theatre

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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

Sorry But I Feel LEAD

CARLOW ARTS FESTIVAL 2023: Sorry But I Feel Slightly Disidentified

'Sorry, But I Feel Slightly Disidentified' is a provocative and thought-provoking performance piece created by Benjamin Kahn in collaboration with Cherish Menzo, a Dutch performer and choreographer of Surinamese descent.

Sunday 11th 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


MC DANCE - Moments and Memories, The 20th Anniversary Show

MC Dance are back at Visual after a long absence due to Covid.

Saturday 24th June 2023


"Wait For It, A Work In Progress By Shane Byrne"

A work-in-progress presentation by Equinox Theatre's Shane Byrne. Shane Michael Byrne is an actor, theatre artist and proud Carlow man.

Tuesday 27th 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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HERCULES - Family Theatre

IKP's unmistakable brand of "delightfully daft" family theatre is back in Summer 2023 for another adventure for all ages.

Sunday 2nd July 2023


Carlow Pride Fest Presents Shannon Basso Gaule & His Quare Funny Friends

Friday 7th July 2023

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Fred & Alice

Fred & Alice is a quirky love story about 2 amazing mischievous characters who meet in a home brought to you by Call Back Theatre.

Friday 14th 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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Imagining Worlds - VISUAL Summer Camp 2023

An action packed drama and art summer camp for young people aged 8-16 years.

Monday 24th July - Friday 28th July 2023


Gearóid Farrelly: Glamour Hammer

After some time sitting on the couch we are back to real life. Trousers instead of tracksuit bottoms and coffee and a biscuit instead of four gin and tonics and half a cheese cake. In this show Gearóid takes a look at the litany of things in our lives that just don’t measure up. Everything from his generic-looking cat to Shania Twain.

Saturday 2nd September 2023

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