The Ardhowen Theatre is situated in a panoramic Lakeview setting just a bend in the river away from the historic Island Town of Enniskillen. The Ardhowen, which opened in 1986, offers a year-round programme of professional drama, classical music, opera, ballet, contemporary dance, jazz, blues, variety, comedy, country music, puppets, mime, children's events, traditional Irish music and dance, ethnic arts and lectures.
Its programme also includes a wide variety of community-based and amateur events such as plays, concerts, charity events and school performances. All or parts of the building can be hired by promoters or community organisations wishing to organise their own events. An events brochure giving comprehensive details of all performances is published three times per year; the brochure is available from Ardhowen or from many other outlets throughout Fermanagh and other parts of lreland.
Facilities include a 290 seater raked auditorium, studio theatre, restaurant, bars and exhibition area.