Arts News


Leading International Theatre Tutors Come to Teach in Sligo

Sligo will play host to a number of renowned theatre directors and tutors as part of the annual Blue Raincoat Theatre Academy.

Minister Madigan announces new Markievicz bursaries

Five annual awards of €20,000 for women artists

Western Drama Festival

Drama lovers will be delighted to know we have an excellent programme of plays including brilliant comedy and terrific dramas in store for our One Act Festival is on 22nd, 23rd, and 24th November at 8pm in St Brigids Hall Theatre.

Creative Sligo Open Call 2019

he Creative Sligo Open Call is an opportunity for the cultural sector, community groups, artists and creatives to apply for funding in order to work collaboratively with communities, places of interest and latest technologies in realising the vision of Creative Ireland, in 2019.

Visual Arts in Alternative Spaces

Friday 2nd November, 10am - 3pm - Hosted by Sligo County Council Arts Service & Visual Artists Ireland

SLR partners announce Film Completion and Collaboration Awards

As part of a new partnership Sligo, Leitrim and Roscommon County Councils have come together with filmmakers from the three counties with a view to supporting the film sector the region to grow and develop.

WRAP Development Support

The Western Region Audiovisual Producers Fund (WRAP) is delighted to announce the details of its Development Support.

Rekindle your love for music

Hawk’s Well Theatre and the Sligo Academy of Music are joining together to create the Sligo Community Adult Orchestra.

Master Classes with Artist Neal Greig

Drawing and Paintings Workshops on Coney Island Sligo Bay.

Music Generation Sligo recruiting Musicians & Tutors

Ideal candidates will hold appropriate third level qualifications in music and/or music teaching. Candidates will demonstrate a high degree of relevant skills and experience in teaching children and young people, and in musical performance.

Glass Making Classes

Glass bead making classes now available at the Graham Reid Design.

Kevin Keely Publishes e-book

A Sligo taxi-driver gets the chance to win the love of his childhood sweetheart when she gets into trouble with a band of psychopaths.

Are you interested in joining an orchestra?

Sligo Baroque Orchestra is eager to hear from instrumentalists of any age who have good basic technical ability and a desire to be part of an orchestra that includes weekly rehearsals and around eight or nine public performances each year.

European Creative Industries Alliance Policy

The European Creative Industries Alliance (ECIA) recently presented its policy agenda to boost the creative industries. 200 policy makers and representatives from the creative industries gathered in Amsterdam for the launch of ECIA's final report Create! Innovate! Grow!

MyCreativeEdge Creative Directory

MyCreativeEdge showcases the work of businesses, freelancers and recent graduates working in the creative industries sector in the West of Ireland, Northern Ireland, Sweden and Finland. Creatives from these areas can create their own highly visual profile on MyCreativeEdge.

Puppetry Ireland is open to new members

Puppetry Ireland aims to promote the activities of Irish puppeteers and the art form of puppetry in Ireland and abroad

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