February in County Sligo is exciting... everybody starts looking forward to the longer days and plans are being made for the long spring and summer months.
Opening - Emma Stroude "Treading a fine line"
The 5th of February will bring the opening of the new exhibition of Emma Stroude. It all starts of with a breakfast reception in the beautiful surroundings of the model followed by an open discussion with Emma Stroude on her new work. In her new work, Emma explores themes of uncertainty, instability and the ability to recognise innocent and well intentioned actions, in contrast to threat.
The exhibition itself will run from 5th February until 01st March
When: 05th February - 01st March 2020
More info: https://www.facebook.com/events/2561397257470988/
Sligo Walking festival
This year will see the fourth annual Sligo Walking Festival 2020. This year will see a wide variety of exciting new routes and walks covering every of level of fitness. For 2020 the festival will take place from February 7th-9th with full list of walks.
When: 7th - 9th February 2020
More info: http://northwestadventuretours.ie/sligowalkingfestival/
Resurgam, Ireland's acclaimed professional choral ensemble, continues to bring the glories of seventeenth century Europe to the west of Ireland - and in February 2020, to Sligo and the sumptuous surroundings of the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception. Resurgam teams up with the English Cornett and Sackbut Ensemble, and special guest ensemble Sligo Cathedral Choir, in presenting VENETIAN SPLENDOUR, a celebration of Monteverdi's masterwork Selva Morale e Spirituale. Here is an opportunity to experience the unique sounds of seventeenth century Venice with period instruments and virtuoso vocalists - the perfect Valentine's Day treat!
Admission: €20 / €10 conc.
When: 14 February 2020 (7pm - 10pm)
More info: Tickets
Isla Grant Tour 2020
Isla Grant is now established in Ireland,Australia,New Zealand,the UK,
America and Canada as a singer/songwriter of the highest quality. Over
the the last few years She has completed hugely successful Tours of
New Zealand, Australia, Canada and the UK and once again received
five 'Gold Discs' for CD sales. Add this to six 'Platinum Discs'
already received in Ireland and you can see why this 'Scottish Lass'
is so popular. Her highly entertaining concert show features all her
wonderful 'Hit' songs and some new from her latest album.
When: 16 February 2020 (8pm - 11pm)
More info: https://www.facebook.com/events/2415429275245526/
Foil, Arms & Hog
Ireland’s top sketch trio, Foil, Arms & Hog come to IT Sligo Knocknarea Arena on tour with their new show ‘Swines’. With over 100 million hits, the group are best known for their online sketches, but it’s the live show where they really shine. The trio achieved critical acclaim this year with the best reviewed show at the Edinburgh Fringe festival. This show is sold out!
When: 29 February 2020 (8:30pm - 11pm)
More info: https://www.facebook.com/events/2201626330131723/