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Obituary: Will Chamberlain (1965-2017)

Friday 20th October 2017 at 12pm 0 Comments Circus & Carnival Arts , Community Arts

The Arts Council of Northern Ireland has learned with great sadness that Will Chamberlain, Director of the Belfast Community Circus School, died yesterday evening, aged 52. He had been suffering with cancer.

Will Chamberlain (1965-2017) Image: Will Chamberlain (1965-2017)
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Own Art makes buying art easier and more affordable than ever

Friday 20th October 2017 at 10am 0 Comments Visual Arts

Starting or growing your very own art collection has never been easier thanks to ‘Own Art’, an interest free loan scheme supported by the Arts Council of Northern Ireland, which aims to make buying art more accessible.  For the first time, the scheme is available at the 136th Royal Ulster Academy of Arts Annual Exhibition at the Ulster Museum, featuring over 300 artworks as part of the Belfast International Arts Festival.

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Pictured launching the Own Art initiative at the RUA are (L-R) Glass artist, Alison Lowry, President of the RUA, Dr Denise Ferran and Head of Visual Arts, Arts Council of Northern Ireland, Dr Suzanne Lyle.

Arts Fair run by An tOireachtas in County Derry

Thursday 12th October 2017 at 10am 0 Comments Language Arts

On Thursday 12 October the Irish language community and the arts community will come together in An Carn, Carntogher, in County Derry to discuss opportunities to promote the arts through Irish in the north.

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