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Sligo Sings 2016 - Discover the power of singing together!

Sligo Sings 2016 - Discover the power of singing together!

11 April, 2016

Following the great success of Sligo Sings in 2015, we are now planning this year’s choir programme. We are looking for both individuals and companies that would like to join us in this major celebration of Sligo in song. No experience is necessary, there are no auditions and this isn’t a competition. If you would like to find out more informationemail jane@hawkswell.com read more

Bob KellyTheatre Artist in Residence at Hawk’s Well Theatre discusses projects

Bob KellyTheatre Artist in Residence at Hawk’s Well Theatre discusses projects

9 March, 2016

We are delighted to have actor and director Bob Kelly as our Theatre Artist in Residence for 2015/2016. Bob's first sharing of his work as Theatre Artist in Residence will be at the theatre on Friday 18th of March when he will present a rehearsed reading of 'Bless the Mark' featuring actors Rickie O'Neill, Barry Cullen & Brian Devaney, accompanied by Tola Custy on fiddle. read more

‘Sligo Selfies’ Fun For Junior Historians

‘Sligo Selfies’ Fun For Junior Historians

16 February, 2016

We all know how much Children love technology and playing with gadgets. Now a novel history project is harnessing that enthusiasm and encouraging young students to talk to an older person in their life... read more

Launch of Sligo Children’s Book Festival 2016

Launch of Sligo Children’s Book Festival 2016

15 February, 2016

The Hawk’s Well Theatre, Model Arts Centre, and Kids’ Own Publishing Partnership have created an action-packed festival featuring storytelling, theatre, puppetry, music, film and the return of the Kids’ Own Book Factory to inspire and entertain children and parents alike! read more

Hawk’s Well Nominated for IMRO Live Music Venue of The Year

Hawk’s Well Nominated for IMRO Live Music Venue of The Year

28 January, 2016

The Hawk’s Well Theatre has been nominated again for the IMRO Live Music Venue of The Year Awards. These awards are presented by the Irish Music Rights Organisation (IMRO) in recognition of Irish music venues that provide the very highest standards in live music entertainment. read more

Kieran Quinn’s Piano Man Theme Nights on Sale

Kieran Quinn’s Piano Man Theme Nights on Sale

27 January, 2016

Kieran Quinn's Piano Man Theme Nights on Wednesday 4th, Thursday 5th and Friday 6th of May are now on sale. Kieran will be joined by Sligo Academy of Music sinfonietta and a host of local musicians and singers to celebrate the music of Billy Joel and Elton John. Early booking is advised! read more

Hawk’s Well Finalists in Accenture Digital Media Awards

Hawk’s Well Finalists in Accenture Digital Media Awards

26 January, 2016

The Hawk’s Well Theatre is a finalist in the Accenture Digital Media Awards 2016 for its  Virtual Trad Orchestra –an innovative Irish Traditional Musical project which brought together musicians from all over the world, digitally, to perform the ballad ‘The Salley Gardens’ in a ground breaking initiative as part of the theatre’s Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann celebrations. read more