St. Patrick's Festival 2018 will be the 5th edition of this annual celebration of Irish arts & culture. To celebrate, Literature is featured for the first time on the programme and the Festival will take place at Splendor as well as the larger Uilenburger Sjoel, just a few minutes up the street from Splendor.
We are very excited and proud to share the first highlights of the 2018 programme and are delighted to welcome none other than John Banville, Eleanor McEvoy and Sara Baume, among others. Want to know when tickets are available and further programme updates? Sign up to our newsletter and be the first to find out!
20:30 | FRIDAY 16TH MARCH | SPLENDOR
Booker prizewinning Irish author John Banville, will be in conversation about his new book, Mrs. Osmond, and how music influences his writing. In a beautiful evening of words and music, hear the music that inspires John's writing, played by musicians including Irish violinist Gwendolyn Masin, Dutch violinist Emmy Storms and Dutch cellist Johan van Iersel, solo cello Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra and Robert Kulek, piano.
20:30 | SATURDAY 17TH MARCH | DE UILENBURGER SJOEL
11:00 & 12:45 | SAT 17TH MARCH
The youngest musicians (ages 4-10) have an opportunity to get a taste of making music with an Irish theme.
13:45 | SAT 17TH MARCH
Animator Rory Conway from the Irish Oscar-nominated Cartoon Saloon Animation Studios gives a workshop on how basic shapes create characters and insights into creating animation feature films.
18:30 | SAT 17TH MARCH
Irish prizewinning author Sara Baume presents and talks about her newest novel A line made by Walking.
Tickets will go on sale in autumn 2017. Sign up to our newsletter to be the first to know when they are available!