The Queen of Technicolor - The Story of Maureen O'Hara
Thursday 5th March 2020 A one-women show that celebrates 100 years of Maureen O'Hara who was born in 1920. Star of Hollywood's Golden Age, the legendary Maureen O'Hara's onscreen roles often mirrored her true persona as a tough, feisty and courageous woman. Portraying over twenty characters in this tour de force performance, Elaine O'Dwyer takes you on an intimate journey with Maureen, revealing the real women behind the limelight. the vanity case used in the production is the original case which belonged to O'Hara.
Wilderland Film Festival
26 Mar 2020
Wilderland is a brand new film festival bringing important, breathtaking stories from the natural world to the big screen, made by independent filmmakers from around the globe. These ground-breaking short films will offer audiences unparalleled insight into some of the world’s most incredible wildlife, from snow leopards to orangutans to humpback whales.
- Suitable for ages 8+. Under 12’s recommend to have adult supervision.
- Wilderland founders Dan O’Neill and Isaac Rice will host and introduce each film live on stage.
The Glen Campbell Story with Ciaran Rosney
24 Apr 2020
J and C Promotions is Proud to Present ‘Gentle on My Mind, The Glen Campbell Story’, Starring Master Guitarist and Well-Known Country Music Personality, Ciarán Rosney with his 5 Piece Band, Featuring such Well Known Musicians as Billy Burgoyne (ex-Daniel o Donnell) and Fiddle Player extraordinaire Denise Boyle.
The Show will take you on a Truly Amazing Journey with some of Glen Campbells Best known hits, From Rhinestone Cowboy to Wichita Lineman and Unique to this Show will be Ciaran’s unrivalled interpretation of Glens Guitar Plating Abilities.
3 Hail Mary's by Tommy Marren
15 May 2020, 16 May 2020
Returning to the Westport Town Hall Theatre for the second 3rd time after two sellout shows in June 2019, The play is set in a Nursing Home somewhere in Ireland in 2016. It’s a Friday morning and some of the residents are being moved to new nursing homes in different parts of Ireland for various reasons and for Mary O’Toole, Mary O’Neill and Mary O’Brien it’s the end of an era. For over 10 years they’ve lived together in the nursing home and despite memory lapses, the odd tantrum and a lot of confusion they have become almost inseparable.These 3 Hail Mary’s are no ordinary Mary’s!
Seán Keane in Concert
2 Jul 2020 — 27 Aug 2020
BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND for his fourth annual Summer residency following an unprecented 10-night sellout run in the summer of 2017, and another sellout run in Summer 2018 and 2019, Seán Keane will bring his very popular concert to Westport Town Hall Theatre every Thursday commencing July 2nd. Seán will be joined by Pat Coyne, Fergus Feely, David Doocey and Stephen Doherty
Seán Keane from County Galway is decribed as the `greatest musical find of the 90`s` by `The London Independent`. Traditional Irish, folk and even country and blues songs all lend themselves to his unique style and unforgettable voice. Growing up in a family of singers and musicians, Seán learned the sean-nós style of singing from his mother and his aunts.
Singing was his life, even in early childhood; by the time Seán reached his teens, he had collected thirteen All-Ireland medals in Fleadh Ceoil competitions. He was by then an accomplished whistle and flute player as well and had taken up the uilleann pipes and bodhraun.
MacLuí Art Exhibition
March 11th to 28th 2020 – Mac Luí Arts Festival Exhibition
This year students from both primary and secondary schools will exhibit their art pieces throughout the foyer of the Town Hall Theatre which may consist of painting, sculpture or abstract pieces that will be on display during the 2020 MacLuí Arts Festival. Adm: FREE
Ceolchoirm an Earraigh / Westport Comhaltas Spring concert
28 Mar 2020
A host of renowned traditional musicians, singers and dancers from the west Mayo region will perform at this special once-off Westport Comhaltas Spring Concert on March 28th. This wonderful celebration of Irish music, song and dance at Westport Town Hall will include performances from the local junior members of Westport CCÉ as well as a number of guest performances from All-Ireland champion musicians, singers and dancers.
We Banjo 3
25 Apr 2020
We Banjo 3 have become a touring phenomenon, the pride of their home country, in demand across Europe and in Asia and the toast of every single roots festival of note across the US. Recently announced as musical ambassadors of their Home city, the boys and their loyal fans are now targeting the national airwaves, with their album ‘Haven’ a kind of once-in-a-decade calling card of melody and heart.
Westport Walking Tours
Westport Walking Tours operates at 10am and 12noon, Monday to Friday from April to September each year. WestportWalkingTours offers a casual walk around the heart of Westport town for approximately 1 hour, whilst listening to some interesting stories of how the town was shaped. Hear stories ranging from how the Ice Age shaped Clew bay and Irelands holiest mountain Croagh Patrick, right up to today when Westport is consistently being voted Irelands tidiest town and even the best place to live in Ireland. For private group bookings out of season please give Stephen a call or send us a mail via our website. The tour cost €5pp includes a complimentary cup of tea/coffee.
13 Jun 2020
Date - Friday, December 13, 2019 8:00 pm
27 Nov 2020
An Evening with Michael Harding
Join Ireland’s foremost storyteller as he takes to the roads, dispensing his unique take on ordinary and extraordinary life in Ireland today.
“A self-deprecating and winsome writer whose bittersweet musings on middle-age, loneliness and the search for spiritual enlightenment…are leavened by an incredibly dry and unforced wit” Metro Herald
“…an embattled hero for our times” The Sunday Times
Bosco - The Story of Sleeping Beauty
Date - Sunday, March 15, 2020 2:00 pm
Paula Lambert Puppet Theatre presents Bosco’s once upon a time tour: Bosco Magical Garden and Sleeping Beauty Bosco is Bosco, not a boy, not a girl, just a Bosco: a cheeky, lovely, funny, slightly-cracked, irrepressible, eternal five-year-old who lives in a box and who loves nothing more than to just be Bosco and meet all the boys and girls. After starring on Irish TV for three decades, you’ll see why Bosco remains a firm favourite for each new generation. Enjoy the enchanted story of Sleeping Beauty where an evil Fairy-Night filled with jealousy try’s to harm Beauty but luckily she has very good fairy friends. With its brilliant array of Characters, lots of fun and excitement through this completely interactive live experience with the absolute magic of Puppet Theatre.
Oliver Callan - Callan's Kicks Live
Date - 4 Apr 2020
Aiken Promotions and Leo Varadkar (ledgebag and Teesh) are totes excited to announced RTÉ’s award-winning show Callan’s Kicks Live on stage nationwide in 2020. Oliver Callan brings his huge cast of characters on the road for the first time in the age of Leo, Boris and Trump. It’s no Kylie concert, but Leo heads a troupe of voices from the world of Irish politics, sport and entertainment.
Max T Barnes
10 May 2020
Nashville singer/songwriter Max T. Barnes has written the hits you’ve loved for years. He and his father, Max D. Barnes, have sold 70 million records, scoring thirty three #1’s for names like Cash, Haggard, Jones, and Nelson.
Songs like “Love, Me”, “Who’s Gonna Fill Their Shoes” and “Look At Us” by Vince Gill and “You're Goin' out the Same Way You Came In” by Big Tom.
Derek Ryan- Acoustic Show
18 Jun 2020
Derek Ryan Songwriter Show
Tickets: €25 After releasing his ‘Hits’ album late last year, which featured a collection of Derek Ryan’s number one hits and fan-favourite classics, the Irish country singer’s unique ‘Songwriter Show’ returns to venues across Ireland this Summer in a stripped back, Acoustic environment, giving Derek’s devoted fans the opportunity to hear their favourite ‘hits’ up-close and personal.