SLIGO JAZZ FESTIVAL
Sat 29 July, 8pm
Sligo Jazz Artist in Residence 2017, Soweto Kinch has amassed an unprecedented array of accolades including a nomination for the much coveted Mercury Award and two MOBO awards. Virgil Donati’s astonishing drum performances have prompted collaborations with a huge range of world renowned artists and he continues to push the limits of the instrument.
Tue 29 Aug, 8pm
Workshops from 11 Aug
Theatre maker Kellie Hughes, will be developing a new theatre show; TYPE, at the Hawk’s Well this August, in collaboration with Italian movement specialists Oscar Valsecchi and Valentina Temussi,
German composer/musician David Stalling and Irish visual artist/scenographer Michael Cummins. Join us and become part of the theatrical experience as we present a first sharing of this new work-in-development this August.
Sun 27 Aug, 8pm
Cherish the Ladies are a much-loved, Grammy-nominated, Irish-American super group formed in New York City in 1985 to celebrate the rise of women in what had been a male-dominated Irish music scene. They have since toured the world, played the White House and the Olympics, and recorded fifteen outstanding albums. With a spectacular blend of virtuoso instrumental talents, beautiful vocals, captivating arrangements and stunning step dancing, the group takes the best of Irish traditional culture and puts on an immensely entertaining show.
Highlights this Season
iYeats International Poetry Competition 2017 Winners Announced
Hawk’s Well Theatre is delighted to announce the winners of the 2017 iYeats International Poetry Competition. Reflecting the truly global impact of the competition; the 2017 winner is poet Tammy Armstrong, Nova Scotia, Canada, for her poem ‘The Varying Hare’. The emerging winner for poets of 16-25 years of age is Cynthia Miller, Birmingham U.K. with her work ‘The Last Hour on the Flight Deck’....
Winners of the Childrens Poet of the Year 2017 competition announced
Winners of the Childrens Poet of the Year 2017 competition were announced at a ceremony at the Hawk's Well on Yeats Day. The competition rules were very simple. Entrants had to compose a five line poem based on the theme ‘The Wild Swans at Coole’ and all entrants needed to be in primary school.
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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.