There’s loads happening in Wexford this May bank holiday weekend.
Fri, May 3
20:00 Eleanor McEvoy, Wexford Opera House, High St, Wexford. Eleanor’s GIRL IN A BLACK CAR tour rolls into town for the launch of her new album. Tickets €20. Tel 053 9122144.
21:00 The Cáca Milis “Viva Zorro!” Cabaret, Wexford Arts Centre, Cornmarket, Wexford. All part of ZorroFest 2013. Featuring Hostess Helena Mulkerns and Pianoman Josh Johnston; Su Nami – Circus in the House; Fiction from Margaret Hawkins; 16th Century Mexican Song with Caitriona O’Leary; Comedy with the Wexford Improv Group; Wexford film-maker Laura Way’s Sci-Fi short “Gonadz”. Tickets €17 (includes tapas from D’Lush. BOOK EARLY AS SEATING LIMITED! Online at www.wexfordartscentre.ie. Or tel. 053-9123764.
22:00 Cousin Bill, Maggie Mays, Monck St, Wexford. Long awaited launch of debut album “F1RST”. May bank holiday weekend in Wexford is starting to look good!
Sat, May 4
11:00 Walking tour of 17th Century Wexford
11:00 Little Artist Club, Sugar Skulls and Spanish workshop (Children 4-7 years), Wexford Arts Centre. Tickets – ph 053 9123764.
12:00 “Bones” by Bui Bolg Youth Group (including a procession starting at Selskar Square)
12:30 Little Artist Club: “Sugar Skulls and Spanish Workshop” (Children 8-12 years, Wexford Arts Centre. Tickets – ph 053 9123764.
13:00 Mariachi San Patricio & Folkloric Dancers (Selskar Square)
14:30 Concert: “Viva la Vida” with Camilla Griehsel & Maurice Roycroft (aka Maurice Seezer), Greenacres Gallery. Expect “Hot Huapangos and Raunchy Rancheros”! (Invitation-only event).
15:30 Tapestry Exhibition Opening – made by students of SchullPrimary School in Cork
16:00 Padraig Grant Photography Exhibition Opening
16:30 Book Presentation about William Lamport by Dra. Andrea Martínez Baracs, Wexford Arts Centre.
20:30 Classical Spanish Guitar Concert with Angel, Wexford Arts Centre. For tickets ph 053 9123764.
Mexican Food & Drink Trail
Selected restaurants in town will be offering authentic Mexican dishes in their menu on the day. Participating restaurants include Greenacres, La Dolce Vita, The Yard, D’Lush Cafe, Cístin Eile. Mexican fare will also be offered at Library Bar & Central Station, both in White’s Hotel. Pubs like Maggie May’s and The Sky & The Ground will have margaritas on top of their cocktails menu … with straight Tequila for those in a hurry!
“El mercado de la Plaza de Toros”
All weekend The Bullring Market in the middle of Wexford will be tipping the hat to all things Zorro. Expect this to take in all manner of Iberian and Mexican elements.