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Luminous Soul celebrates a decade of dance with the ‘MeetShareDance’ festival

Friday 23rd August 2019 at 2pm

Linda Fearon & Andy Paton from disability dance group Luminous Soul celebrate a decade of dance  with a free public performance at Cornmarket on Sat 7 Sept at 1pm.
Image: Linda Fearon & Andy Paton from disability dance group Luminous Soul celebrate a decade of dance with a free public performance at Cornmarket on Sat 7 Sept at 1pm.

Open Arts, one of Northern Ireland’s most dynamic arts and disability organisations will be celebrating the 10th anniversary of its dance group Luminous Soul by hosting the inclusive dance festival MeetShareDance in Belfast from 5 - 7 September 2019.

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Artist, Maurice Orr, tells of life-changing encounter with the Arts

Thursday 22nd August 2019 at 10am

Maurice Orr
Image: Maurice Orr

Ballymoney-based painter Maurice Orr is an internationally-recognised artist whose paintings are exhibited and included in public and private collections around the world. He is also disabled, with an ‘invisible’ physical impairment, following illness and life-changing surgery. Today Thursday 22 August, the Arts Council of Northern Ireland published a new piece of research into the benefits of funding awards for deaf and disabled artists like Maurice who claims this award for him was life-changing.

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Job opportunity at the Arts Council

Tuesday 20th August 2019 at 12pm

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The Arts Council is the lead development agency for the arts in Northern Ireland and now has the following temporary vacancy: Part Time Arts Development Officer

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