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.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
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Wednesday 6th December 2017 at 8am 0 Comments
The Arts Council of Northern Ireland is proud to support many of our leading literary greats as well as some of the most talented emerging writers of our generation. Damian Smyth, head of literature selects some of the best works published by local writers.
Friday 23rd June 2017 at 10am 0 Comments
Angela Graham, a Welsh-speaking TV Producer from Northern Ireland, was awarded a Literature Wales Writers’ Bursary 2017 to complete a collection of short stories. She describes getting to grips with the business side of writing.
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