Through our Education activities, within and outside our Festivals, we set out to foster music appreciation in school children; support and train pre-professional classical and traditional musicians; encourage aspiring adult writers, and; cultivate a love of reading and writing in young people

Festival Workshops

A rich and varied programme of events & workshops for adults and young people at our inspiring West Cork Chamber Music & Literary Festivals ~ June – July

Read On

Inspiring young people across Europe to read ~ Year Round

Tuning Up

Tuning Up is a music-in-schools programme which aims to bring students face-to-face with the best Irish performers of both the classical & modern repertoire – October – January


Retreats are a West Cork Music initiative started in March 2017. They are not currently running.

Our sponsors

Arts Council
Creative Europe
Cork County Council
Pure Cork