About Us

Welcome to Cairde Sligo Arts Festival – an cultural adventure set amidst the stunning backdrop of the Wild Atlantic Way!

Our 2021 edition will run from July 3rd to 11th. Highlights include To the Lighthouse, a major new commission of an illuminated outdoor spectacle by LUXE, Tumble Circus’ Travelling Cycle Circus; new work by Brokentalkers and the Uprooted theatre group, Writing from the West featuring Kevin Barry, Louise Kennedy and Una Mannion, and the inaugural Cairde Word –Short Story Competition.

We hope you can join us 🌸

Cairde Sligo Arts Festival is a registered charity and would like to thank its funders, sponsors and supporters including The Arts Council, Sligo County Council, Sligo BID, Sligo Leader and the SpotLit Literary Tourism Programme.