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Mermaid County Wicklow Arts Centre

Main Street, Bray, Ireland
+353 1 272 4030
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A jewel in Bray

First visit to this gorgeous theatre (Colin Stafford-Johnson) and was very impressed with the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Toronto, Canada
Mermaid Arts Centre Bray Co. Wicklow

Wonderful French film night at the Mermaid with subtitles. Sage Femme-The Midwife. Catherine... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2017
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Since our launch in August 2002, Mermaid Arts Centre has made a splash in the artistic and cultural life of County Wicklow. We present an ambitious programme of performance including innovative dance, spellbinding theatre, cutting edge music and art-house cinema.
  • Excellent70%
  • Very good21%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Main Street, Bray, Ireland
+353 1 272 4030
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First visit to this gorgeous theatre (Colin Stafford-Johnson) and was very impressed with the acoustics, the comfort of the seats includes leg room, and the wonderful sense of "intimacy" the actual theater lends itself to. Easy in and out with free parking was a real...More

Thank MaireAnne2016
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Wonderful French film night at the Mermaid with subtitles. Sage Femme-The Midwife. Catherine Deneuve and Catherine Frot , superb!!!

Thank maisieWicklow
Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

My wife and I went to listen to Luka Bloom at the Mermaid during our recent vacation and we fell in love with the intimacy, acoustics, and staff of this phenomenal arts centre. We booked online and picked up tickets an hour prior to show....More

Thank Louis G
Reviewed 17 April 2017

I was here recently for an evening event. The staff were quite rude about ordering everyone into the auditorium and as soon as the event was finished we were practically shoved out of the place. When you buy tickets online, they add €1.50 for the...More

3  Thank bbbbb938
Reviewed 13 April 2017

The Mermaid Arts Centre runs a wide ranging programme of films, theatre, music and arts events throughout the year, many of which are aimed at young people. Films are shown on Monday evening. Upstairs the gallery hosts visual arts by visiting artists. There is free...More

Thank Richard W
Reviewed 3 March 2017

Attended the recent Hohor Heffernan gig where, together with her band, performed in music the works of Dorothy Parker. A really interesting show - took a wile to get into it, however, it was well worth hanging on!! Honor was immense. Well done. The Mermaid...More

Thank YoungAckie
Reviewed 15 September 2016

I visit the mermaid regularly.the Monday night cinema is fascinating and varied.plays and shows are often on there before they go to dublin.great workshops,camps,community based events. On special occasions theres outdoor events outside.the cafe is really good,and offers drinks or snacks before events also.their brochure...More

Thank dee468
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Reasonable value for money, pleasant staff. You can also enjoy a g;lass of wine before a performance in the Mermaid Theatre

Thank DandMexcellent
Reviewed 29 June 2016

Great little local theatre and a great amenity for Bray. I keep an eye on the programme of forthcoming events and go whenever I can. The seats in the theatre are a little close together so sitting for any length of time can be painful...More

1  Thank mysteriousmims_123
Reviewed 14 June 2016 via mobile

I have seen few plays at The Mermaid Theatre and have always enjoyed the experience. Staff very efficient and professional

Thank Caroline D
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