The Maria Edgeworth Festival of Literature & Arts in now in its 27th Year. The festival aims to include all aspects of creativity within the community. We also invite professional artists, poets and writers to participate in the weekend of events. This gives the local community an opportunity to share experiences and learn from professionals. The festival has a wide range of events from the written word, to readings, performances and music. We aim to recreate the spirit of Maria Edgeworth who was a novelist, writer, educationalist who also had a great interest in horticulture, and science. In her Practical Education she advocates for the participation of young people in all aspects of life. Participants include, Noel Monahan, David Butler, Simply Strings, Emelie Pine, Sinead Hussey, Aoife Munn, The Mostrim Players, Jimmy Jest, the Innyside Singers, Mark Davies. We will also have 6 international Educationalists participating in the conference.
Full programme is available on the Maria Edgeworth Center website.
Please note that the details of events listed above are provided by the relevant Local Authorities.