Located 11km from Kilkenny City, Ballykeeffe Amphitheatre is a deep, worked-out quarry. The Amphitheatre holds a variety of events over the summer months from puppet theatre to Mozart, treasure trails to traditional music, the massed ranks of the Garda Band to solo performers. A stunning setting, coupled with near-perfect natural acoustics, make a performance at Ballykeeffe a must-see event for locals and visitors alike.
Location: Ballykeeffe, Kilmanagh, Co Kilkenny
An intimate theatre seating up to 100 people. Bands and plays performed by local and touring groups. Details in Kilkenny People. Also available for functions.
Contact: John Holden Telephone: 056 7762573
Location: Cleere's Pub, 28 Parliament St, Kilkenny
The Set Theatre
Part of Langton House Hotel, designed by the David Collins Studio in London, this state of the art venue, constructed in 2009, can hold 270 people seated and 350 standing/seated. Caters for music acts, comedy, film and conferencing. Events advertised in Kilkenny People or just call into Langtons to see what’s on!
Contact: Langton House Hotel Telephone: 056 7721728
Location: 69 John St, Kilkenny Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
A very popular modern theatre presenting something to suit everyone from pantomime, drama and musicals, to ballet and opera. Local groups as well as Ireland's best known theatre companies, dance companies, musicians and opera companies put on performances.
Why not support your local theatre by joining the Watergate patrons and friends scheme? Members of the scheme are kept informed about all shows, exhibitions and other events taking place at the theatre and receive invitations to the opening night of five shows each year.
Contact: Ger Cody Telephone: 056 7761674
Location: Parliament St, Kilkenny