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Have a laugh online with Tinderbox Theatre Company

Thursday 21st January 2021 at 2pm 0 Comments Drama

Laughter has long been hailed as the best medicine and local theatre company Tinderbox are dishing out giggles by the spoonful. For the next month, production is moving online with a new series of performances and workshops.

Pictured are honorary M.D.s of Comedy, Gary Crossan and Chris Grant who will be dosing out some state funded comic relief in weekly episodes of The Waiting Room. Image: Pictured are honorary M.D.s of Comedy, Gary Crossan and Chris Grant who will be dosing out some state funded comic relief in weekly episodes of The Waiting Room.
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Six exceptional young musicians awarded the Young Musicians’ Platform Award

Monday 18th January 2021 at 10am 0 Comments Northern Ireland Music

Six exceptionally talented young musicians from Northern Ireland have been awarded the Young Musicians’ Platform Award, supported by National Lottery funding through the Arts Council of Northern Ireland and BBC Northern Ireland.  The six award recipients include classical awardees, opera singer, Andrew Irwin, cellist, Angus McCall and pianist, Justine Gormley; traditional music awardees, Jack Warnock and Rose Connolly and, singer-songwriter awardee, Roisin Donald (ROE).

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The six award recipients include classical awardees, opera singer, Andrew Irwin, cellist, Angus McCall and pianist, Justine Gormley; traditional music awardees, Jack Warnock and Rose Connolly and, singer-songwriter awardee, Roisin Donald (ROE).

Arts Council announces £110,000 for arts projects benefitting older people across Northern Ireland

Thursday 14th January 2021 at 12pm 0 Comments Arts and Older People

The Arts Council of Northern Ireland has announced £110,000 to enable 12 arts organisations in Northern Ireland to deliver a series of community-based arts projects benefitting older people.  The funding is part of the Arts and Older People’s Programme, a pioneering initiative supported by National Lottery, Public Health Agency and Baring Foundation, which aims to tackle loneliness as-well as promote positive mental health and well-being among older people through engagement with the arts.

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