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Amateur Drama Award

In brief:

All Amateur Drama groups based in County Mayo are eligible to apply for the award. Please note that the group must have put on one production in 2017. The award of €800 is assessed by an independent expert selection board appointed by Mayo County Council. The award is granted based on innovation, development of excellence, quality, creativity and improvement of the local Amateur Drama sector.

Deadline: in Autumn 2018 date TBC

Application form and guidelines available here Amateur Drama Award 2017.

Contact Mayo Arts Service for queries:; 094 9064558

Arts Plan:

Mayo County Council Arts Plan 2018 - 2022

Mayo County Council Arts Office is currently developing a new five-year strategic arts plan for the county, which will be produced early next year.

We are actively seeking the views of those involved and interested in the arts, at all levels, within the county. This includes arts venues, festivals, artists, communities and people who use, or who benefit from our service.

We would welcome your contribution. Please complete our Arts Plan questionnaire, link below. (Alternatively you can write, email or phone the arts office. Or you can request a word document of the questionnaire)

Our current arts plan can be viewed here Mayo County Council Strategic Arts Plan 2011-2016

A profile of the services we deliver is available on the website here

Please send your contribution by Friday 24th of November 2017

Arts Plan Questionnaire

Thank you for your time and interest.

We also have a  questionnaire specifically for young people: Young People Questionnaire


Contact Details: Arts Office, Mayo County Council, Áras an Contae, Castlebar, Co Mayo.


Phone: 094 90 47558 / 47471


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