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Play Resource adds their support to No More Cuts for the Arts campaign

Thursday 11th December 2014 at 10am 0 Comments

Play Resource centre for creativity, based in North Belfast, recently held an art workshop for children from St Mary’s Primary School to show their support and raise awareness of the 13P campaign.

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Bridget Lindsay and Gail McGarvey from Play Resource pictured with pupils from St Mary's Primary School who recently created an 13p artwork to show their support and raise awareness of the 13P campaign,

The Arts: Small size, big value

Wednesday 10th December 2014 at 2pm 0 Comments

Arts Council of Northern Ireland Chief Executive, Roisin McDonough, speaks out on the proposed cuts to the arts budget.

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Roisin McDonough has called once again for No More Cuts to the Arts Budget in Northern Ireland.

New publishing partnership announced

Wednesday 10th December 2014 at 1pm 0 Comments Literature

Verbal Arts Centre this week announced an exciting publishing partnership between The Honest Ulsterman online and Abridged Magazine. 

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A Day in the Life of…Philip Crawford

Wednesday 10th December 2014 at 1pm 0 Comments

Philip Crawford, Creative Learning Coordinator at the Lyric Theatre, tells us about the theatre’s work with young offenders, touring Shakespeare with a cast of local school children and entertaining over 600 Primary School children. All in a day’s work for the Lyric Theatre. 

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Philip Crawford outlines his role to students from Laurel Hill Community College Lisburn

Business leaders line up to endorse the value of the Arts

Tuesday 9th December 2014 at 10am 0 Comments

Business leaders from across Northern Ireland came together this week to call for no more cuts to the arts budget, in support of the Arts Council of Northern Ireland’s campaign to protect the 13 pence per person per week currently spent on arts provision here.

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Mary Trainor-Nagele Director Arts and Business with Paul Terrington Regional Chairman PwC and Chairman Institute of Directors Northern Ireland

Traditional Music in Northern Ireland Survey

Tuesday 9th December 2014 at 9am 0 Comments Traditional Arts

The Arts Council of Northern Ireland has commissioned an audit of the Traditional Music Sector and wishes to hear from those involved in delivering traditional music tuition. 

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The Arts Council invite you to make your voice heard by taking part in our Traditional Music Survey

Northern Ireland Young Musicians’ Platform Awards Winners Announced

Friday 5th December 2014 at 3pm 0 Comments Northern Ireland Music

Five exceptional and talented young Northern Ireland musicians have won the Northern Ireland Young Musicians’ Platform Awards.

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Stars of the arts world add support to ‘no more cuts’ campaign

Friday 5th December 2014 at 12am 0 Comments Acquisitions , Architecture , Arts & Disability , Arts & Health , Arts and Older People , Building Peace through the Arts: Re-Imaging Communities , Circus & Carnival Arts , Community Arts , Craft , Dance , Drama , Film & TV , Intercultural Arts , International Arts , Language Arts , Literature , Northern Ireland Music , Public Art , Traditional Arts , Visual Arts , Voluntary Arts , Youth Arts

International stars of stage and screen have added their names to the Arts Council campaign calling for ‘no more cuts to the arts budget’. 

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Critically acclaimed actor Stephen Rea has called on the public to support the Arts Council's campaign for No More Cuts to the Arts

Chansey the chicken in new local story for children

Thursday 4th December 2014 at 10am 0 Comments

‘Chansey the Chicken and the Plum Tree’, a unique new local children’s book will be launched on Saturday 6 December in the Killyhevlin Hotel, Enniskillen. 

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The Arts Council is delighted to support the new book by author John Conlon through the Creative Industries Innovation Fund.

Lunchtime cinema screening for just 13p

Wednesday 3rd December 2014 at 4pm 0 Comments

The QFT will host a 13p screening of award-winning, critically acclaimed film, Good Vibrations, on Wednesday 10th December to support and raise awareness of the 13P campaign

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Alice Quigley from Queen's Film Theatre and Noirin McKinney, Director of Arts Development at the Arts Council prepare for a very special screening of Good Vibrations with tickets priced at just 13p as part of the No More Cuts to the Arts campaign.

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