A unique cominng together of artists in a celebration of imagination and shared experience that welcomes all.
Highlights include Seven Sisters, a major new commission of an illuminated oudoor spectacle by LUXE, Tumbel Circus, Writing from the West featuring Kevin Barry, Lousie Kennedy and Una Mannion
Date: 03.07.2021 - 11.07.2021
Fleadh Fest Sligo
FleadhFest 2021 promises to be one of the most interesting and comprehensive cultural responses to COVID-19 nationwide and among the Irish diaspora. The initial stage of this competition will be online. All entrants shall submit videos and adjudicators shall select three finalists in each competition who will then compete in person at Fleadhfest Sligo in August 2021.
Date: 01.08.2021 - 09.08.2021
Tread Softly 2021
Sculptor Bettina Seitz explores the mythic Sligo landscape with Ancestor, installation on an uninhabited island off Sligo’s coast, inspired by the last people to live there. Walking Birds Mountain 3 sees visual artists and writers responding to stories and myths associated with the caves of Kesh. Ten professional sculptors lead by Jackie McKenna will work with the local community creating large-scale bas relief sand sculptures along the Sligo coastline.