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Youth Action Gala performance turns spotlight on mental health

Thursday 13th April 2017 at 10am

Amy Irwin and Cameron McCartney, Youth Action
Image: Amy Irwin and Cameron McCartney, Youth Action

Inspired by real-life stories and discussions on mental health issues, Belfast-based performing arts group Youth Action concluded the tour of their new drama Domino with a gala performance at their studio space in College Square North.

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237 year old violin presented to Ulster Youth Orchestra leader

Tuesday 11th April 2017 at 8am

Pictured with Susanna are Paula Klein, UYO, and Ciaran Scullion, Arts Council.
Image: Pictured with Susanna are Paula Klein, UYO, and Ciaran Scullion, Arts Council.

Exceptionally talented violinist, Susanna Griffin, from Belfast, has been announced as the new Leader of the Ulster Youth Orchestra (UYO), and has been presented by the Arts Council of Northern Ireland with the Milton Violin, made by renowned Neapolitan violin maker, Joseph Gagliano, to be played throughout her tenure as leader.  

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Lottery Project Funding Programme reopens for applications

Thursday 6th April 2017 at 3pm

Successful applicants will deliver arts projects which contribute to the growth of arts in the community for new and existing audiences.
Image: Successful applicants will deliver arts projects which contribute to the growth of arts in the community for new and existing audiences.

NB: The application deadline for the Lottery Funding Programme has been extended until Tuesday 2nd May 2017, due to online technical difficulties over the Easter period.

The Arts Council of Northern Ireland is now inviting applications to its Lottery Project Funding Programme. The programme, which is now in its 12th year, is designed to encourage organisations to develop and deliver future arts projects.  

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