VISUAL Centre for Contemporary Art &
The George Bernard Shaw Theatre

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Little VISUAL Music

A series of Early Years music at VISUAL for children aged 1-4 years and their adults

Wednesdays, 4 October - 13 December 2023

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Who Wants To Write An Email?

Welcome to the Artificial Intelligence era! It’s even writing our emails - weird, right? Think you can tell human from AI writing? Become the next contestant in this interactive quiz show to find out!

Friday 6th October 2023

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We Go On...

Writing group exploring imagined beasts, masks, and landscapes in response to the Autumn season of exhibtions.

Fridays, 6 October - 8 December 2023

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Have a Gawk

A relaxed, social art club for adults

Fridays, 6 October - 8 December 2023


Musical Mayhem by Jennie Brady School of Dance

Jennie Brady School of Dance returns to the George Bernard Shaw Theatre Stage to celebrate the best of musicals in their 2023 show, Musical Mayhem.

Sunday 8th October 2023



Poetry workshops for young people aged 13+

07 Oct - 09 Dec 2023


A Face In The Crowd

A Face in the Crowd is a short performance depicting the lives of four individuals who have lived with mental illness brought to you by Recover/Discover Theatre Company in association with Carlow Mental Health Association..

Tuesday 10th October 2023


Bruised Orange - John Prine Tribute Band

Bruised Orange is Irelands premier John Prine Tribute band. Boasting some of Ireland most experienced musicians the band is made up of Michael ‘Mike Mack’ McGarry (Rhythm Guitar & Vocals), Anthony Toby Cregan (Lead Guitar, Vocals), Derek Matthews (Bass & Vocals) James Quinn (Keyboards) and Shay Carry (Percussion).

Friday 13th October 2023

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Fibin Teoranta: An Triail

Ireland's only professional Irish language theatre are back with their nationwide tour for schools, particularly for Leaving Certificate Curriculum.  This year the award winning company brings you ‘An Triail’

Monday 16th & Tuesday 17th October 2023


Drawing Workshops

Join artist Saidhbhín Gibson for facilitated drawing classes in the galleries

16/10/23, 6/11/23, 2/12/23

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Humans: The Robot Musical

The seventh best musical robot group in the world - well, they were fifth but it went to their heads - are making a NEW musical. It’s going to be performed to all robots everywhere and it’s going to explain what Humans are. Everything will be fine, they just need some answers.

Thursday 19th October 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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