WIN: Experience the magic of Wexford Festival Opera with a VIP Festival midweek package and membership

Are you a massive opera fan? Or, like us, has it always been a dream of yours to have a night at the opera? The drama, the luxury, the beauty and emotion — it is a truly unique and special way to spend an evening.

The Wexford Festival Opera

 The Wexford Festival Opera has been running for over 68 years, and has become one of the world's biggest and most prestigious opera festivals — in 2017, it won Best Opera Festival in the world at the 2017 International Opera Awards. This year, audiences can look forward to 13 days of spectacular performances, including three evening operas, three daytime ShortWorks operas, a gala concert, recitals and more.

Photo: Clive Barda


This year, from October 22 to November 3, the festival will stage beautiful operas, such as Don Quichotte and La cucina and Adina, as well as lectures, buffets and so much more. Every main stage performance at the festival is black-tie — meaning there will be some serious style to be seen at the performances, and the entire festival will be a brilliant place for fashionistas to experiment.

Wexford Festival Opera opening night. Pictured are Joanna Lumley and David Agler, Artistic Director, Wexford Festival Opera. Picture: Patrick Browne


And now, the Wexford Festival Opera are giving one lucky reader the chance to live it out in style.

What you'll win


This luxurious prize on Wednesday October 23 2019 includes two tickets to the opera, Dorilla in Tempe by Antonio Vivaldi in the National Opera House (traditionally a black-tie affair); an overnight stay for two with breakfast in the 4-star Ferrycarrig Hotel overlooking the river Slaney; a three-course pre-opera dinner with champagne in the Reed Restaurant, plus transfers to the National Opera House.

The booking dates for the Wexford Festival Opera are:

Priority Booking: 23 March to 12 April
General Booking: 13 April 

Fancy a night at the opera? All you have to do to enter is fill in the form below. Competition closes on March 28. Good luck!


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