Listen & Watch

Festival Exhibition


Sadly, due to the pandemic, there will be no Exhibition events for the 2021 Festival


An international exhibition of fine contemporary violin and bow making runs throughout the festival and displays instruments and bows from some of the leading makers in the field. The exhibition is comprised of both baroque and modern violin, viola, cello and double bass and baroque, transitional and modern bows for the quartet.

The makers will be present, some will be working at their benches and all will be available to meet and to discuss their work. All of the instruments and bows in the exhibition are available for trial and most are available for sale. An instrument and bow maintenance and repair service will also be available throughout the festival.

Violin Talks

Violin Talks are held alongside the exhibition in The Old Cinema, Bantry. All talks are free.

Past Events

Monday 28 June 2021

Violin Talk - CANCELLED

'Physics of the Violin' by John Cockburn
Date 28 June 2021
Time 3:15 pm
Location Old Cinema
Admission Free
Artist John Cockburn
Friday 2 July 2021

Violin Talk - CANCELLED

'The Life of a Modern Violin Maker' by David Munro
Date 2 July 2021
Time 3:15 pm
Location Old Cinema
Admission Free
Artist David Munro

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