Leaves Festival Laois

Leaves Festival

Now in it’s 12th year the Leaves Festival of Writing and Music continues to grow from strength to strength and is becoming a firm fixture on the literary circuit. The festival celebrates writing and music in the beautiful setting of Laois. Leaves is the festival to enjoy contemporary writers, the art of conversation, musicians, film and theatre.



This year the festival is curated by one of Ireland’s best known writers Dermot Bolger. Dermot, together with Laois Arts Officer and Dunamase Arts Centre have put together a comprehensive programme that includes readings by literary greats, workshops, music, and conversations.



The backdrop for this years festival is the Dunamaise Arts Centre in the centre of Portlaoise. Once the town prison this beautifully restored building is now a vibrant Arts Centre.




Festival Contributors

The Festival runs

in various locations in Portlaoise, Co Laois.

Tickets are on sale now at www.dunamaise.ie.

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