Fermanagh Live Arts Festival

Fermanagh Live Arts Festival

...culturally diverse, artistically deep and magnificently various
… a pocket festival small but perfectly formed

Carlo Gébler
Paul Brady Live!

Paul Brady Live!

I’m looking forward to coming back to Enniskillen again …to the county where my parents and close relations spent many of their younger years. It’s a part of the country that’s dear to my heart. Come on down! See you all on October 5th at Ardhowen Theatre by the Lakes in Enniskillen.

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Jenny Cathcart in Conversation with Carlo Gébler

Jenny Cathcart in Conversation with Carlo Gébler

Jenny Cathcart shares her experience of working on the pioneering series "Rhythms of the World", and producing the 2005 series "Africa's Rock n Roll Years"
Ciaran McMenamin, Jason Johnson, Sheila Llewellyn and Malachi O’Doherty

Ciaran McMenamin, Jason Johnson, Sheila Llewellyn and Malachi O’Doherty

‘Inside A Writer's Head’, a rare opportunity to dive deep into the creative minds of three of the county’s best-known wordsmiths
Green & Blue by Kabosh Theatre Company

Green & Blue by Kabosh Theatre Company

Green & Blue explores the realities faced by the individuals who patrolled the border during the height of the conflict.
Paul Brady at the Ardhowen Theatre

Paul Brady - LIVE!

Presenting the Legendary Paul Brady who will be performing songs from his 40 year Career, LIVE at the Ardhowen

Richard pierce

Richard Pierce on Wyatt

Richard Pierce is back this year to raise awareness of the intricacies of one of the most neglected art forms, architecture.

Inside A Writer’s Head

Inside A Writer’s Head

Dive deep into the creative minds Ciaran McMenamin, Jason Johnson, Sheila Lewellyn and Malachi O’Doherty

Jenny Cathcart

Jenny Cathcart in Conversation

Sharing her experience working on "Rhythms of the World" & producing "Africa's Rock 'n' Roll Years"

Questions of a Man by Dylan

Questions of a Man

By
Dylan Quinn
Dance Theatre
What does it mean to be a man in 2018?

About Fermanagh Live

Situated in the scenic and picturesque west of Northern Ireland, Fermanagh is home to some of the country’s greatest music, drama and visual arts. At its centre is Enniskillen, a busy and vibrant town steeped in history and culture, with associated greats including Oscar Wilde and Samuel Beckett.

2013 Overview

2012 Overview

Welcome to Fermanagh's only Arts Festival - now in its 9th year. 

Fermanagh Live Arts Festival for 2017 promises to be a truly creative and engaging family affair, building upon the successes of previous years and the ongoing commitment, creativity and imagination of an experienced team of volunteers, artists, educators and creatives. All dedicated to ensuring this year’s programme is diverse, dynamic and all-inclusive. Fermanagh has much to offer, the landscape, the waterways, the history, heritage and architecture...as well as the talents and creativity of the people”. Come on board what promises to be a journey of creativity, curiosity, imagination and self-expression during this year’s Fermanagh Lives Arts Festival 2017. Oct 4th to Oct 8th.Celebrating creativity on and off the Island Town and the stunning Waterways

Noelle Mc Alinden chair of FLIVE 2017

Fermanagh Arts Festival Limtied Registered in Northern Ireland NI066336 -

Registered Office 106 Rabbitburrow Road Lisbellaw Co. Fermanagh BT94 5FL Tel - 079 2734 8517

Support from our Cultural Champions, sponsors funders and festival partners

A Celebration for Children

30 Jul 2018

2-5pm | Buttermarket | FREE Erne Boat Hire’s flotilla of little red boats will carry little and not so little animals.

Bards on the Barge

31 Jul 2018

2.30pm | The Lovely Leitrim Barge, moored at the Broadmeadow Jetty | Free  Poetry with Maria McManus & Fermanagh Writers

Green & Blue

19 Jul 2018

By Kabosh Theatre Company Thur 4 Oct, 13:30 - 3pm | South West College | £7 - Students Free

Jazz Brunch

30 Jul 2018

Sunday 7 October | Noon | £15 Enjoy the laid back sounds of the Bob Quick Quintet

Experience Something Beautiful in Fermanagh!


Experience and participate in Fermanagh’s finest live entertainment & visual arts this autumn when Fermanagh Live takes place from Wednesday 4th October to Sunday 8th Oct 2017. The festival thrives on showcasing local and international innovative and exceptional talent providing a diverse range of the very best in music, dance, film, literature, comedy, carnival and visual arts.