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Sarah McIntyre gets school kids bubbling with creativity

Tuesday 21st May 2019 at 11am 0 Comments Literature

From spider teachers to lion astronauts and beetle spies, children’s illustrator and writer Sarah McIntyre inspires children to get creative in primary schools across Northern Ireland

Children’s illustrator and writer Sarah McIntyre inspires children to get creative in primary schools across Northern Ireland Image: Children’s illustrator and writer Sarah McIntyre inspires children to get creative in primary schools across Northern Ireland
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New Creative Learning Fund will support fresh approach in the classroom

Friday 17th May 2019 at 10am 0 Comments Visual Arts , Northern Ireland Music , Dance , Drama , Literature , Craft , Film & TV

The Arts Council of Northern Ireland, Education Authority and the Urban Villages Initiative are backing a new three-year programme to inject more creativity into the classroom, in a bid to improve educational outcomes for students.

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Year 10 students, Odhrán McCart, Francine Faloon and Alliemarie Conway are pictured with teacher Gilah McCarroll, Marie O’Donoghue from the Education Authority, Jennifer McAlorum from Nerve Belfast.

Festival tackles role of photography in the era of fake news

Thursday 16th May 2019 at 3pm 0 Comments Visual Arts

Northern Ireland’s premier month-long visual arts festival, the Belfast Photo Festival, will take over art galleries and dominate outdoors spaces throughout Belfast this June with experiential and engaging exhibitions exploring the role of photography in the era of post-truth, alternative facts and fake news.

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Pictured (L-R) launching the 2019 Belfast Photo Festival are Suzanne Lyle, Head of Visual Arts, Arts Council of Northern Ireland; Belfast Lord Mayor, Councillor Deirdre Hargey and Michael Weir, Belfast Photo Festival Director.

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