News about our Chamber Music Festival Masterclasses and Literary Festival Adult and Young People's Workshops.
COVID-19 Update March 24th
In view of the high level of uncertainty about the Coronavirus pandemic, West Cork Music is suspending on-line bookings for the West Cork Chamber Music Festival and the West Cork Literary Festival workshops. The West Cork Music office is now closed and the Festival teams are all working from home.
2020 J G Farrell Award
The J G Farrell Fiction Award is for the best opening chapter of a novel-in-progress by a writer resident in Munster. The prize includes a place on the West Cork Literary Festival’s Novel with Paul McVeigh workshop (12 – 16 July) and accommodation in Bantry.
Silver Friends' Booking Opens
Our West Cork Music Silver Friends can soon avail of Priority Booking for our 2020 West Cork Chamber Music Festival. The Priority Booking period opens this Thursday, 13 February at 10am.
Workshops Booking Now Open
We are delighted to announce the details of a selection of the workshops at the 2020 West Cork Literary Festival. Paul Muldoon, Cynan Jones, Claire Nelson, Paul McVeigh, Jane Casey, Rachel Andrews, E.R Murray and Dave Lordan are among those coming to Bantry to tutor workshops in Beginning Poetry; Short Story; Travel Writing; Novel Writing; Crime Writing; Life-Writing; Teenage Writers and other subjects.