Sunday 18th February 2018
Launch of the 2018 Western Drama Festival, at St Brigid’s Hall Theatre.
The launch of the Western Drama Festival, 2018 Full-Length Festival will take place just after Beezneez performance of 'The Drawer Boy' which is at 8pm at St Brigid’s Hall Theatre. Wine Reception and Light Refreshments.
Friday 2nd to Friday 9th March (8 Nights)
Celebrating 75 Years of the Western Drama Festival, at St Brigid’s Hall Theatre.
A short 3-minute piece each night before the plays during the 2018 Full-Length Festival to celebrate 75 years of the Western Drama Festival. Each piece will deal with one of the 8 decades from the 40's to today, setting the scene of key events over the decades- international, local and in our Western Drama Festival.
Saturday 3rd March 2018 at 2pm
'Special Readings' at Nathy’s Bar, Tubbercurry.
Capturing events over the decades- International, National and Local.
Open Invite - please come along to this wonderful genuine old-world venue where time will stop for a little while!
Tuesday 6th to Saturday 10th March 2018 at 6pm (5 Nights)
Art Exhibition at Tubbercurry Library
Complementing the Western Drama Festival celebration of 75 years in existence, a special exhibition ‘Celebrating Creativity in our Community’ will be held in partnership with Tubbercurry Community Library/Sligo Library Service from Tuesday 6th to Saturday 10th March 2018.
The Working Title of the Exhibition is “The Next Chapter - reflecting life in the community today & into the future” and all art forms are acceptable i.e. Painting, sketching, sculpture, photography etc. The Western Drama Festival invite all artists to submit pieces reflecting life in the community today & into the future. If interested, please contact Anne Marie Hegarty- 086 8066662 or Eileen Davey- 087 9791942.
OPENING OF EXHIBITION: The exhibition ‘Celebrating Creativity in our Community’ will be opened by renowned artist Nick Miller on Tuesday 6th March 2018 at 6pm and all are welcome.
Saturday 10th March 2018 at 11.30am.
Drama Forum at Tubbercurry Library.
The theme of the drama forum is ‘The Next Chapter' and the Western Drama Festival extend an open invite to all interested to come share your views on the future and shape of amateur drama in Ireland.