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Garter Lane Arts Centre

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Address: O'Connell Street, Waterford, Ireland
Phone Number: +353 51 855 038
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11:00 - 22:00
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Sun 18:00 - 22:00
Tue - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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Based in two beautiful Georgian buildings in Waterford city in the...

Based in two beautiful Georgian buildings in Waterford city in the southeast of Ireland, Garter Lane Arts Centre presents a year-round programme of the best theatre, music, film, literature, dance, visual and children's art, with the support of the Arts Council, Waterford City Council, the Department of Social Protection and the centre's patrons and friends. Our box office is open Tuesday to Saturday from 11am, and you can book on line 24 hours a day, no booking fees apply.

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Films at Garter Lane

I have attended various film nights at Garter Lane and have yet to be disappointed.So much better than the dearth of rubbish that so often plays in the local cinemas. You always... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 weeks ago
Kiery
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Waterford, Ireland

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Waterford, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I have attended various film nights at Garter Lane and have yet to be disappointed.So much better than the dearth of rubbish that so often plays in the local cinemas. You always get the feeling that they really appreciate the escence of what makes for a really good film which seems to escape mainstream most of the time. Its akin... More 

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Natimuk, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

I love going to events at Garter Lane when I come to Waterford. It's a fantastic venue, great size for an intimate theatre experience. Unfortunately for me I come home in the summer when the program quietens but this year I went to see 16 for 1916 which was great, performed by local, very talented young actors and actresses. Other... More 

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Waterford, Ireland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016

Have been attending concerts, plays, exhibitions and all other types of cultural events here for almost 20 years. Garter Lane is an integral part of the city's cultural & artistic scene. Keep up the good work!

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Caroline S, Manager at Garter Lane Arts Centre, responded to this review

Dear Donal M Thank for taking the time to let us know your thoughts on Garter Lane, and glad that what we do is such a part of your life. We look forward to welcoming you next time to the arts centre! best wishes Caroline Senior More 

Waterford, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

Garter Lane Theatre was, originally, the Waterford Quaker Meeting House and then, for a while, the local court house. It now comprises an art gallery and a theatre which offers the best in local theatre, music and dance that Waterford can produce and on Sunday evenings in Autumn, Winter and Spring there is also an arthouse cinema. Bookings for all... More 

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Caroline S, Manager at Garter Lane Arts Centre, responded to this review

Thank you Ruairi - we hope you can join us again for a show or exhibition at Garter Lane! More 

Waterford, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 April 2016

As a freelance media creator I've worked at so many venues and always seem to come back to Garter Lane. Tech and front of house team are so helpful and professional, making my job so much easier as a result. Would recommend as a venue for solo artists, bands, stage schools and artists.

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Caroline S, Manager at Garter Lane Arts Centre, responded to this review

Many thanks Stephen for your kind endorsement - looking forward to seeing you next time at Garter Lane More 

Cavan Street, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 February 2016 via mobile

Fantastic multidisciplinary arts venue, friendly staff, relaxed atmosphere. I went to see a music show here with my Mum recently. We both really enjoyed it.

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Caroline S, Manager at Garter Lane Arts Centre, responded to this review

Sorry we're only responding now Lauroar - glad you enjoyed the show, and hope to see you again soon at Garter Lane More 

clonmel
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 April 2015

enjoyed it great show drinks half time great building in pedestrian area recommend it in centre good value

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Caroline S, Manager at Garter Lane Arts Centre, responded to this review

Apologies libertyClonmel for not acknowledging your kind comments - hope to see you again soon at Garter Lane More 

Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2015

Was here recently to watch some plays put together in 30 hours. It was a very enjoyable night. The venue is warm, friendly and very comfortable.

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Thank bubbles302014
Caroline S, Manager at Garter Lane Arts Centre, responded to this review

Dear Bubbles302014 Thank you for taking the time to review your experience at Garter Lane Arts Centre, and we are delighted that you had such a good time at the theatre. Waterford Youth Arts worked very hard to present a show put together in only 30 hours, and what you experienced was the result of significant hard work and effort... More 

Waterford, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2015 via mobile

What a great show, the kids were great but the venue made it. The audience feel part of the show and when you have family in the show it makes it so special. A fantastic night out had by all.

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Caroline S, Manager at Garter Lane Arts Centre, responded to this review

Dear Declan W Thank you for taking the time to review your experience at Garter Lane Arts Centre, and we are delighted that you had such a good time at the theatre. Vickie Graham and Ignite Teens had worked so hard to put on a great show, and it's always extra special when a member of the family is starring... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2015 via mobile

It was my first time in this venue . Myself and my partner went to see duke special with support by soak . This is a beautyful cosy venu and the acts were fantastic to . Will be back again for another show

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Caroline S, Manager at Garter Lane Arts Centre, responded to this review

Dear Andy B Thank you for taking the time to review your experience at Garter Lane Arts Centre, and we are delighted that you had such a good time at the theatre. Duke Special last played in the theatre in 2007, so after such a long gap, it was great to have back again, particularly with such a good support,... More 

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