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ACES 2014: Lesley Cherry

Thursday 16th January 2014 at 1pm

Lesley is currently a member and past director of Creative Exchange Studios, based in East Belfast and founding member, curator and director of the Hedge Art Space between 2003 and 2009.

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Lesley will put her ACES award to good use, developing an entirely new body of work.

ACES 2014: Sid Peacock

Thursday 16th January 2014 at 1pm

Sid Peacock was born in Bangor. His music practice began in his teens playing in rockabilly and garage bands. Whilst working as a library assistant he learnt music theory from books before going on to pursue formal music studies.

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Musician and composer, Sid Peacock will work with Belfast based, Moving on Music and An Droichead as part of his ACES award.

ACES 2014: Pauline Burgess

Thursday 16th January 2014 at 1pm

Pauline Burgess is a Carryduff based author, who was born and grew up in Rostrevor, Co. Down. Her published work includes short stories and she has recently secured a two-book deal with Blackstaff Press for her Pony Palace series.

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Pauline has secured a new, two-year book deal for her series, Pony Palace

ACES 2014: Nathaniel Joseph McAuley

Thursday 16th January 2014 at 1pm

Nathaniel Joseph McAuley is a Belfast-based poet and a Masters graduate of the Seamus Heaney Centre at Queen’s University Belfast. 

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Nathaniel Joseph McAuley will work with the Seamus Heaney centre on his new collection of poetry, The Joiners Song

ACES 2014: Ken Gregory

Thursday 16th January 2014 at 1pm

Ken Gregory is a fantasy fiction writer, originally from Finaghy and currently living in Crumlin. His debut novel The Polaris Whisper was published in December 2012 by Blackstaff Press, with artwork by Jim Fitzpatrick.

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ACES recipient Kenneth Gregory will use his award towards the development of an interactive e-book

ACES 2014: Kate Guelke

Thursday 16th January 2014 at 1pm

Born in Belfast, Kate is the Artistic Director of Spark Opera, a Northern Irish company with a focus on youth, community and new work. Guelke most recently produced Conor Mitchell's Requiem for the Disappeared, a National Lottery Award Finalist in 2013. 

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ACES recipient Kate Guelke will use her award to train and work with Danish opera company Den Jyske Opera

ACES 2014: Jan Carson

Thursday 16th January 2014 at 1pm

Jan Carson is a writer and community arts development officer currently based in Belfast. 

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Jan Carson will use her ACES award to complete her second novel Roundabouts

ACES 2014: Anthony Quinn

Thursday 16th January 2014 at 1pm

Anthony Quinn is a Dungannon-based writer. He has been shortlisted twice for the Hennessy New Irish Writing Award (1996 & 1998). He recently signed a contract with UK publisher No Exit Press for three historical thrillers set during the Irish War of Independence to be published in 2014 and 2015

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Dungannon based writer, Anthony Quinn is one of 12 ACES recipients for 2014

In Focus: August Craft Month

Friday 9th August 2013 at 1pm

The Arts Council is proud to support August Craft Month organised by Craft NI

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Some of the designer/makers whose work is featured as part of the Culture Craft exhibition

In Focus: CORNERS

Thursday 25th July 2013 at 10am

Damian Smyth and Paula McFetridge talk about the CORNERS programme and offer their advice on why interested artists should apply now.

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