VISUAL Centre for Contemporary Art &
The George Bernard Shaw Theatre


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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



In MOS, everyday tools are used to score a series of cinematic scenes, from zombie horrors to nature documentaries.

Friday 9th June 2023

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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


"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

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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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Jackula Magic Show

Jackula is an inspirational Halloween magic show about staying true to yourself and following your dreams. A heart-warming tale for all ages.

Saturday 28th October 2023

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Vincent Simone - Tango Passions

Argentine Tango King and Strictly Come Dancing legend, Vincent Simone, returns to the stage in 2023 with his brand new show... ‘Tango Passions’.

Saturday 4th November 2023

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It's Magic - with Joe the Magician

Joe the Magician from RTÉjr is coming back to VISUAL with his brand new children's show 'It's Magic!"

Sunday 5th November 2023

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Jarlath Regan LIVE

Ireland’s favourite Irishman abroad with millions of downloads and views on Youtube, TikTok and Instagram Jarlath Regan lands in Carlow with his new epic stand up show.

Friday 10th November 2023