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Mayo County Council Artist Bursaries - Theatre Forum Sligo Gathering

Mayo County Council Arts Service is delighted to be working with Theatre Forum to offer two bursaries for arts practitioners based in the Mayo to attend the Theatre Forum Gathering in Sligo on 28 and 29 May 2024.

Hundreds of artists, arts workers and arts organisation people from arts centres and production companies, festivals and funders are getting together in Sligo for two days of conversation, provocation, and inspiration. Sessions will take place in the Hawk's Well and The Model with an artistic programme by Cairde Festival. 

The event happens from approx. lunch time on 28 May to a late lunch on 29 May. 

Each Artist Bursary will cover:
Ticket to Theatre Forum Sligo Gathering includes all day sessions, two lunches, dinner, coffee breaks and the artistic programme
Artist Honorarium of €150
Accommodation and Travel Contribution of €150 (To be arranged by the artist - see for details of accommodation deals)

Applicants must be living in Mayo.

Deadline to apply: Friday 19 April 2024**.

**Please note that the bursaries will be distributed on a first-come, first-served basis. The artist will receive €300 (artist honorarium and accommodation and travel contribution) on 30 May.

Please complete the following form if you would like to apply for a Mayo County Council bursary. 


Any questions can be directed to Paul Donnelly at


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