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Calling all Derry girls - join the nationwide art project celebrating the centenary of women’s vote

Monday 21st May 2018 at 1pm

Pictured (L-R) at The Playhouse’s banner-making workshop are Arlene Wege, artist, Helen Quigley, Codiee Morrison and NI PROCESSIONS Co-Ordinator, Shauna McNeilly.  Sign up to take part at www.processions.co.uk
Image: Pictured (L-R) at The Playhouse’s banner-making workshop are Arlene Wege, artist, Helen Quigley, Codiee Morrison and NI PROCESSIONS Co-Ordinator, Shauna McNeilly. Sign up to take part at www.processions.co.uk

The Playhouse and Centre for Contemporary Art (CCA), both based in Derry-Londonderry, are joining twelve other organisations from NI in supporting PROCESSIONS, a mass participation artwork to mark the centenary of the Representation of the People Act, which gave the first UK women the right to vote.   PROCESSIONS invites women* and girls to come together on the streets of Belfast, Cardiff, Edinburgh and London on Sunday 10 June 2018 to mark this historic moment in a living, moving portrait of women in the 21st century.

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Join the nationwide art project celebrating the centenary of the women’s vote

Friday 18th May 2018 at 11am

Pictured (L-R) at Prime Cut’s banner-making workshop are artist, Bobbi Rai-Purdy, Rose Holt from the Atlas Women’s Centre Lisburn and Flo Barr from the Shankill Women’s Centre.
Image: Pictured (L-R) at Prime Cut’s banner-making workshop are artist, Bobbi Rai-Purdy, Rose Holt from the Atlas Women’s Centre Lisburn and Flo Barr from the Shankill Women’s Centre.

Prime Cut Productions, is joining thirteen other organisations from NI in supporting PROCESSIONS, a mass participation artwork to mark the centenary of the Representation of the People Act, which gave the first UK women the right to vote.   PROCESSIONS invites women* and girls to come together on the streets of Belfast, Cardiff, Edinburgh and London on Sunday 10 June 2018 to mark this historic moment in a living, moving portrait of women in the 21st century.

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Sarah Crossan Announced as the Fifth Laureate na nÓg by President Michael D. Higgins

Thursday 17th May 2018 at 4pm

Sarah Crossan was announced as fifth Laureate na nÓg, Ireland’s laureate for children’s literature
Image: Sarah Crossan was announced as fifth Laureate na nÓg, Ireland’s laureate for children’s literature

At an event at the Arts Council of Ireland today (Thursday 17 May 2018), Irish author, Sarah Crossan was announced as fifth Laureate na nÓg, Ireland’s laureate for children’s literature. Sarah will hold the title from now until 2020. The announcement was made by President Michael D. Higgins.

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