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Mermaid County Wicklow Arts Centre

Main Street, Bray, Co. Wicklow, Bray, Ireland
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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,  theatre, cutting edge music and cinema.



Calling all aspiring, young jazz musicians! We're partnering with Music Generation Wicklow for the second year to create Jazz Ensembles for young people aged between 12 and 17 years. Starts this Saturday, January 20th at 11:30am and will run over 9 weeks. For more information:

THE DEATH OF STALIN | Monday, January 15th | 8pm Armando Iannucci - creator of Veep and The Thick of It - brilliantly blends farce and drama in this hilarious yet probing historical satire. Join us tonight at 8pm! Tickets: Trailer:

The Irish Times have named this weekend's Music Network performance here in Mermaid one of the trad music highlights of the week! Don't miss this gathering of the titans of trad; Niamh Parsons, Ciarán Tourish, Liam Kelly and John Doyle on Saturday 13th. Tickets:

"...a gathering of titans from trad super-groups Arcady, Altan, Dervish and Solas." - Coming to Mermaid on Saturday, January 13th! Tickets:

Join us for an evening of music and movement this Thursday, January 11th, as we welcome Dance Artist in Residence Aoife McAtamney to our stage. Aoife and her collaborators have been in rehearsals with us all this week preparing to present an intimate evening of dance and song with Pink Breath And The Sung Essays. Tickets €5:

Check out Embrace - screening in Mermaid on Friday 19th. A must-see powerful documentary exploring the issue of body image.... Please share.

Heading into the new year we've plenty to keep the young ones entertained. We'll welcome The Three Little Pigs on stage (Jan 5th at 2pm & 4pm) and Paddington on the big screen (Jan 7th at 2pm). Tickets & more info:

Here's one to kick off 2018 in style - on Saturday, January 6th one of Ireland's most incredible live stage performers is coming to Mermaid. Join us and experience the magic of Jerry Fish. Tickets:

And a Happy New Year!

Tonight (7pm) and tomorrow (3pm) Ballet Ireland will hold their final performances of Romeo & Juliet here in Mermaid. There are a handful of tickets left so do not miss out! Tickets:

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