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Jan Carson talks Art and Older People

Wednesday 7th March 2018 at 9am 0 Comments Arts and Older People

We caught up with writer Jan Carson about the EastSide Arts Artful Ageing project which aims to break down isolation and loneliness amongst older residents and how she enjoys working with older people.

Artful Ageing participant Rachel Barrett, east Belfast writer Jan Carson and project participant Ron Bagwell Image: Artful Ageing participant Rachel Barrett, east Belfast writer Jan Carson and project participant Ron Bagwell
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Playwright Alice Malseed is under the spotlight

Wednesday 17th January 2018 at 12pm 0 Comments Drama

Playwright Alice Malseed is under the spotlight, having been awarded an international residency award from the Arts Council of Northern Ireland and the British Council to travel to India. Alice used her four week placement at Ramgarh Shekhawati in Rajasthan, to research and develop her new play ‘Goddess’. Set in present-day Belfast the story will re-imagine powerful Goddess figures from Hinduism and Celtic cultures.

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Alice used her four week placement at Ramgarh Shekhawati in Rajasthan, to research and develop her new play ‘Goddess’.

Christmas Gift Guide 2017

Monday 11th December 2017 at 4pm 0 Comments Dance , Drama , Film & TV , Music & Opera , Own Art , Literature , Take it away scheme , Traditional Arts , Visual Arts , Comedy , Craft

Support your local artists this festive season by buying something special for your loved ones. We have rounded up some ideas for that perfect Christmas present.

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Tickets to live performances, exclusive artwork and new albums by local artists including Niall Hanna could be finding their way into your stocking this Christmas.

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