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Andersonstown Community Theatre – giving a voice to older people

Wednesday 10th December 2014 at 4pm

Andersonstown Community Theatre, a new cross-community drama group established by local actor Patricia Gormley, was formed to encourage older people to engage more fully in the arts.

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Andersonstown Community Theatre – giving a voice to older people

Replay Theatre Company - giving children their first opportunity to experience live theatre

Wednesday 10th December 2014 at 4pm

For over 25 years, Replay has been making innovative theatre for everyone under the age of 19, from the tiniest babies to the oldest teenagers, for children and young people with Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulties (PMLD), for school groups, for families, for festivals.

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Replay Theatre Company give children and young people their first opportunity to experience live theatre

The Arts: Small size, big value

Tuesday 9th December 2014 at 10am

Supporting the campaign for ‘No more cuts to the arts’, actor James Nesbitt observed wryly that “without the arts we’re just left with politics, and we don’t want that”. 

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Roisin McDonough along with some of Northern Ireland's best-known names have called on the NI Executive for No More Cuts to the Arts

Making a case for the arts - The Evidence

Monday 24th November 2014 at 3pm

The arts deliver great benefits to all areas of life in Northern Ireland and we need to communicate this to our decision makers and influencers – our local politicians, business leaders, community leaders and broadcasters. We need them to understand clearly what cuts to arts funding would mean to all communities, to the young, the old and the marginalised. 

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Artist of the Month - Ian Cumberland

Thursday 6th November 2014 at 11am

Ian Cumberland is a local artist who works in County Armagh. He studied Fine and Applied Arts at the University of Ulster where he was awarded the John and Rachael Turner Award for the most outstanding student in their field.

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Ian Cumberland - ‘Just To Feel Normal’

Artist in brief - Glenn Marshall

Tuesday 16th September 2014 at 9am

Glenn Marshall is an international, multi-award winning interactive artist with unique experience and expertise in computer animation, motion graphics, iPhone development,3d game design, data visualization, interactive art and software programming. He received a General Arts Award from the Arts Council in 2013. Here Glenn discusses the impact of this award and his body of work.

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Multi-award winning, interactive artist Glenn Marshall

Summer of creativity for young performers

Thursday 14th August 2014 at 12pm

School may be out for summer but for many of our future young stars of the stage and screen, June, July and August are the months to embark on an education of an altogether different kind.

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Young performers Olivia Palmer-Baker and Cassie McCullough are just some of those who have attended summer schools across Northern Ireland

Bigger and better - Feile an Phobail turns 26

Tuesday 29th July 2014 at 2pm

The biggest celebration of community arts on the island of Ireland, Feile an Phobail has launched its largest ever programme and organisers are preparing for 11 days of showstopping concerts, thought-provoking dramas and hard-hitting talks which will address both local and international issues. 

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Opinion: Are there too many festivals in Northern Ireland?

Friday 25th July 2014 at 8am

The idea that “there are too many festivals” can arise within the arts community itself, as times are hard and getting harder. But that’s based on the notion that all festivals are ‘the same’, work in the same way and do the same things. At the Arts Council we know that simply isn’t true.

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Festivals can bring people together in Northern Ireland according to Damian Smyth

Replay Theatre Company dive into the blue

Thursday 3rd April 2014 at 8am

Formed in 1988, Replay Theatre Company has been producing quality, innovative work for audiences under the age of 18 - in their own words for the tiniest babies to the oldest teenagers, and with the continued support of the Arts Council is embarking on a new production with an altogether different setting. 

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Replay Theatre Company will take audiences on an underwater adventure with their latest project, Into the Blue

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