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Garter Lane Arts Centre is a vibrant and thriving venue for visual arts, theatre, dance, comedy, music, film and literature in the heart of Waterford City. Garter Lane Arts Centre welcomes over 30,000 visitors annually and is supported by the Arts Council, Waterford City Council, the Department of Social Protection, its Patrons and Friends. 

Garter Lane Arts Centre has been at the heart of the community of Waterford for over 30 years, through its diverse year-round programme of exhibitions, performances and outreach programme.
Our outreach programmes include a diverse range of creative activities for babies, toddlers, children and their families, young people, artistic practitioners and senior citizens.
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The theatre is housed in a former Quaker Meeting House and is the perfect stage size for the truly memorable intimate (but not too intimate) theatrical experience.

Garter Lane is home to a beautiful 164 seater theatre space in the heart of Waterford City, where nationally acclaimed theatre is regularly presented alongside a host of locally produced work of the highest standards.
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Welcome to the Flock was an exhibition about migratory birds that aimed to bring awareness of sociopolitical reality in Ireland.

The show had two parts: professional illustrators' 'flock' of bird postcards and art by migrant groups.

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Garter Lane Arts Centre Waterford hosted a major collaboration between the Italian National Association of Contemporary Engravers (IACE) and Cork Printmakers, bringing together twenty four artists from Italy and Ireland.


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