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. read more
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'. read more
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. read more
We are delighted to announce an exciting line-up of summer camps for children at the theatre this year. Two new camps, the Hawk’s Well Creative Academy Summer Camp and the Jester Academy Summer Camp kick off the season, followed by Singskool's Mini melodies, Treble Makers and Singskool camps. read more
The Hawk's Well Theatre's May-August 2017 brochure is now available to download. Physical copies will be available throughout the county over the coming weeks. read more
Hawk’s Well Theatre has launched a new online visual guide to help people with autism and associated conditions with every stage of their visit to the theatre.
This initiative has been launched to coincide to World Autism Day on April 2nd 2017. read more
A big thanks to Niamh Crowley, Sligo Academy of Music and all the musicians and performers at the Sligo Academy of Music Gala on Friday 21st of April who will be donating all the proceeds from the event to the theatre's renovation fund. This will be a fantastic evening of music featuring Sligo Academy of Music Sinfonietta, Jazz Orchestra, Junior Orchestras and Voice Squad; the Summerhill College Choir, the County Sligo Golf Club Male Voice Choir, Sligo Gospel Choir and Jonathan Carter, Eoin Troy, Joe Hunt, Niamh Crowley, Keith O'Donnell and Leonard Dorrian. read more
Sligo Children's Book Festival took place from Thursday the 2nd to Sunday the 5th of March, with lots of book-related fun activities for children to enjoy. Events took place at the Hawk’s Well Theatre and The Model, kicking off with a Dr. Suess’ 113th Birthday Party at The Model which was opened by Sligo mayor, Marie Casserly. read more
We are delighted to announce details of some exciting new acts to appear at the Hawk's Well over the coming months. In May, we will have An Evening with Diarmuid Gavin. In June, American songstress Vonda Shepard (and star of TV series Ally McBeal) comes to perform complete with her full band, and in November, the one and only Ruby Wax is coming to the theatre to discuss her new best-selling book. We also welcome back Freddie White in July and in September, the much-loved Irish comedian David O’Doherty. read more