Arts & Theatre

The arts scene is vibrant in County Cavan with a variety of local music and cultural festivals taking place throughout the year. The Dancing in the Drumlins Set Dancing Festival takes place in January while both the County Drama Festival and the NYAH Traditional Arts Festival take place annually in March. 2012 sees the third Fleadh Cheoil na hEireann take place in the county in August while the county Fleadh takes place in Killeshandra over the June Bank Holiday Weekend.  Shercock is hosting the 60th All Ireland Confined Drama Festival in March. Traditional music sessions frequently take place throughout the county with the Wednesday night session in the Farnham Arms Hotel on the Main Street in Cavan town a favourite.

For a full list of festivals and events in Cavan please visit the Events page on this website. Click here to visit the Cavan Arts website.

Theatre

The Ramor Theatre
Main St, Virginia t: +353 (0)49 854 7074
e: ramortheatre@cavancoco.ie w: www.ramortheatre.ie

The Ramor Theatre in Virginia is a fully equipped performance venue which operates a full programme of music, drama and dance events. The programme includes jazz, traditional, opera, contemporary, drama and classical www.ramortheatre.ie

The Gonzo Theatre
The Imperial, Main Street, Cavan
t: +353 (0)87 1689430 / +353 (0)86 1275310
e: thegonzotheatre@gmail.com  w: www.thegonzotheatre.com

The Gonzo Theatre aims is a dedicated space for new and experimental ideas in theatre, comedy and music. We hope to enable artists to create work of high quality and ambition, while cultivating an atmosphere of adventure and creative enquiry for audiences and artists alike. Apart from our in-house productions it will be a receiving venue for cutting edge and innovative performers in all art forms. It will also be the only licensed theatre venue in County Cavan visit www.thegonzotheatre.com

Arts Spaces

Cavan County Museum
Virginia Road, Ballyjamesduff  t: +353 (0)49 854 4070
e: ccmuseum@eircom.net   w: www.cavanmuseum.ie

Cavan County Museum has an extensive collection of galleries which charter the historic, economic and social development of County Cavan since it was founded. The museum is frequently used as gallery to display art, photography and other exhibitions. The arts spaces at the Johnston Library, Farnham Street, Cavan and the libraries in Cootehill and Bailieborough present an annual programme of community and arts activities.