Kilkenny Arts Festival was originally founded by a group of classical music enthusiasts. In later years the festival has broadened its programming and you can now indulge in a feast of artistic pursuits including classical music ,theatre ,dance , literature, visual art and craft. Many events take place in the historic venues of the lovely medieval city including Kilkenny Castle, St .Canice’s Cathedral and the Black Abbey. So come to Kilkenny, be part of the festival and experience the Arts in a way you will never forget! Join us and experience this unique celebration.