Well Festival of Arts & Wellbeing 2020 – Online Events

The Well Festival of Arts and Wellbeing in Waterford, celebrates the benefits of participation in the arts for everybody and runs from Monday 5th to Saturday 10th October 2020 throughout Waterford City and County.

The festival features an exciting line-up of fun, inventive and inspiring arts events for all ages and celebrates the benefits of participation in the arts for everybody.

Click Here to View the Full Festival Programme

Further details from www.wellwaterford.com.

Waterford Libraries are delighted to present the following events as part of this year’s festival:

Waterford Libraries are very excited to join forces with Music Generation Waterford to bring you a series of exciting online events for the Well Festival of Arts & Wellbeing which runs from 5-10 October.

Morning Risers: 

Join our daily 60 second morning wake up session giving children a simple routine to warm up the body and the voice, and start the day feeling good.

Monday 5th – Friday 9th Oct, live online at 8.30am. Click on the links below to access:

Monday 5 October – Morning Risers Episode 1

Tuesday 6 October – Morning Risers Episode 2

Wednesday 7 October – Morning Risers Episode 3

Thursday 8 October – Morning Risers Episode 4

Friday 9 October – Morning Risers Episode 5



Beatboxing Basics:

Kickstart your beatboxing skills with these short videos! A great way to release some energy, beatboxing also focuses the mind on creative music making, using your body as your instrument. Experiment with sounds, pick up some beatboxing basics and get to busting out some serious beats!

Available online on Tuesday 6th & Thursday 8th October from 2pm. Just click the links below to access.

Tuesday 6th October – Beatboxing Basics – Level 1

Thursday 8th October – Beatboxing Basics – Level 2



Drama Circle – Admit One:

Kindred spirits who share relaxed evenings of drama, poetry and prose, the Drama Circle members have also been known to try out workshop exercises and activities and have progressed
to producing drama for various festivals and events. They are thrilled to present this virtual performance of Mike Shelton’s Admit One, filmed in Dungarvan Library.

Wednesday 7th October, online from 4pm, click the lick below to access.

Drama Circle – Admit One – Virtual Performance

Also available on www.facebook.com/WaterfordCouncilLibraries and
Admission free.

Enquiries wellwaterford@waterfordcouncil.ie /(0761) 102974



Illustration Workshop with Shona Shirley MacDonald:

Butterfly people? Shark monkeys? Bat dogs?

As part of this year’s Well Festival of Arts and Wellbeing, Waterford Libraries are delighted to host an online illustration workshop.

Join illustrator and author Shona Shirley MacDonald for this online workshop and learn how to draw these weird and wonderful animal characters, and many more!

This workshop will be available on Saturday 10th October online from 11:00am

Click the link below to access.

Illustration Workshop with Shona Shirley MacDonald


Well is presented by Garter Lane Arts Centre, Waterford Healing Arts Trust and Waterford City & County Libraries, is funded by the Arts Council, the HSE and Waterford City & County Council with additional funding for the Renew programme in 2020 from Creative Ireland, and is generously supported by Sanofi.

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