Cork City Centre Newsletter

A few events Cork Camera Group members might be interested in bringing their camera to!

Guinness Cork Jazz Festival (

24 – 28 October

One’s of Cork’s most eagerly awaited festivals returns from 24 – 28 October!

Over 1,000 musicians will take over the city in an extraordinary blend of sounds across the entire jazz spectrum!

There is a wide range of free events planned alongside legendary headliners swinging by, and over 50 venues taking part in the action including Cork City Hall, the Opera House, Nano Nagle’s, the Everyman Theatre, and the festival club at the Metropole Hotel – there’s something for everyone for the whole long weekend!

Find the full list of events, please click here ( .

Autumn Fest 2019 (

29 September

The Douglas Street Business Association ( are delighted to present AutumnFest 2019, a celebration of the vibrant and unique ‘village within a city’ that is Douglas Street!
Sunday Sept 29th. 12-6pm.

With great entertainment for all the family featuring circus street performers, acrobatics and comedy as well as live music with Samba and Brass Bands, Street games and Kiddies ‘Silent Disco’; there is also a historical walking tour, Silversmith Workshop tours, ‘Tell a Tale’ storytelling & much much more

Plenty of great food options also with Spanish Paella , Miss Piggy’s Roasted Pig on a spit and Pizza Slices, Douglas Street is where it’s at on Sunday, September 29th from 12-6pm.

Find out more here (

** Cork Folk Festival (
3 – 6 October

The Cork Folk Festival is one of Ireland’s finest musical events and each autumn thousands of world class musicians and followers of good music throng to the city. Performances take place in concert halls, music venues, in 30 pubs and at the open- air Ceili Mor on the Grand Parade.

For more information please click here ( .

** IndieCork Film & Music Festival (
6 -13 October

IndieCork is a vibrant festival of independent cinema in Cork, with a strong focus on music also. Features, documentaries, short films and special events screen over the six days of the festival, with talks, conferences and seminars on the film and music scenes.

Find out more here (

** Dragon of Shandon (

31 October

Each year thousands take to the streets of Shandon to walk with the dragon as it travels between worlds in a celebration of the living & the dead accompanied by an assortment of creatures from the underworld.

For updates, please visit the website (



** Open House Cork (

4 – 6 October

Open House is a design festival which runs in over 40 cities across the world, celebrating the best architecture each city has to offer.