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Brexit, NI, and the Cultural Sector

Friday 10th August 2018 at 11am 0 Comments Community Arts , Dance , Drama , Literature , Music & Opera , Visual Arts

Back in March, Margret Henry, CEO of Thrive attended the Creative Industries Federation Brexit Conference in London, hoping to get some insight or answers as to how Brexit will affect arts and culture in Northern Ireland. Here’s her take on the day:

Brexit, NI, and the Cultural Sector Image: Brexit, NI, and the Cultural Sector
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Making Inclusive Intercultural Theatre in Northern Ireland

Monday 23rd July 2018 at 2pm 0 Comments Drama

A piece by Terra Nova's Artistic Director Andrea Montgomery.

"Eleven years ago, I set up Terra Nova Productions, Northern Ireland’s only professional intercultural theatre company. We try to ensure that all people involved have ownership of our productions, working as we do in the relatively monocultural environment of post-troubles Northern Ireland.

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Belfast Tempest (2016) © Neil Harrison

Summer Reading with Damian Smyth

Tuesday 10th July 2018 at 4pm 16 Comments Literature

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, picks some of the best of the recent reads now in the shops by local writers.

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Damian Smyth, Head of Literature, picks some of the best of the recent reads now in the shops by local writers.

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