Fri 26 May, 7.30pm
Presented by Bealtaine in association with NB Theatre, CREAKING is based on the lives of real-life Irish people in later years. It explores the everyday challenges and pressures facing us as we age, and how we attempt to defy stereotypes. Presented as a staged reading with a new cast of volunteers each night, this moving and funny drama documentary is written by Noelle Brown and directed by Oonagh Murphy.
Sat 27 May, 8pm
Diarmuid Gavin presents an evening of fun in the beds & borders! Taking you on a romp through his adventures in the wonderful world of gardening. He will reveal some of the mischievous antics at the Chelsea Flower Show and regale you with stories about the history of outdoor design around the globe, from gnomes to flying gardens and more!
Fri 2 June, 8pm
Wallis Bird's remarkable energy as a writer and performer has led to record deals with Island Records and Columbia Records; two Irish Meteor Awards and a Choice Prize nomination; headline tours across the world; and support tours with the likes of the Gossip, Rodrigo Y Gabriela and Billy Bragg.
Highlights this Season
Hawk’s Well Theatre needs your help
We have major renovation plans for our 35 year old theatre and now need the support of the public to raise €160K over the next 4 years. Plans include - a landmark renovation of the theatre’s entrance and foyer space, seating upgrade and a hearing assistance system in the auditorium and flood prevention measures.
The Hawk’s Well Theatre’s Children’s Poet of the Year Competition 2017 now open for entries
W.B. Yeats spent his childhood in Sligo and we know there are more fantastic poets in our schools right now!
Every year we choose a poem by W.B. Yeats to inspire us. This year the chosen poem is ‘The Wild Swans at Coole’.
iYeats International Poetry Competition 2017 to be launched on National Poetry Day
The 2017 iYeats International Poetry Competition will be launched on National Poetry Day, Thursday 27th April. This poetry competition was launched by the Hawk’s Well Theatre in 2009 to mark the 50th Yeats International Summer School and the 70th anniversary of the death of W. B Yeats.
‘Creaking’ comes to the Hawk’s Well Theatre
As part of this year’s Bealtaine festival, a dynamic play by Noelle Brown Productions tours seven venues nationwide from the 5th to the 26th of May and on Friday the 26th of May, it comes to the Hawk’s Well Theatre. Featuring a new cast of volunteers at each performance, if you would like to be part of this event, contact us at 071/91-61518 or e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org.