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Top Ten Stocking Fillers

Wednesday 12th December 2018 at 10am 0 Comments Literature

Damian Smyth, Head of Literature and Drama at the Arts Council of Northern Ireland, picks out his top Christmas books for those last minute presents…

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Sacha, Duchess of Abercorn (1946 – 2018)

Tuesday 11th December 2018 at 3pm 0 Comments

The Arts Council of Northern Ireland has learned with regret of the death of Alexandra Hamilton, known as Sacha, Duchess of Abercorn, who has died at the age of 72. Sacha Abercorn is best known as the founder of the Pushkin Trust and for establishing the Puskin Prizes, a cross-community creative writing and arts programme in schools throughout Northern Ireland.

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Ulster Youth Orchestra 25th Anniversary Alumni Concert

Monday 10th December 2018 at 3pm 0 Comments Music & Opera

2018 has seen the Ulster Youth Orchestra mark its anniversary with a showcase tour to Vienna and Bratislava ending with a thrilling concert at the Ulster Hall in August and to close this special year, on Saturday 29th December, it will bring players from every one of its past 25 years together for what promises to be an electrifying evening!

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