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Belfast Movement Choir aims to get the city dancing!

Thursday 28th October 2021 at 4pm 0 Comments

Maiden Voyage Dance is inviting women across the city to get their dancing shoes on with the launch of the second year of its Belfast Movement Choir.

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Arts Council survey reveals Digital Ambitions of NI’s creative sector

Friday 22nd October 2021 at 11am 0 Comments

The Arts Council of Northern Ireland today (22nd October 2021) published the findings of its survey on the online and digital ambitions of Northern Ireland’s arts and creative sector.

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South African born poet to represent NI at multilingual poetry festival in Brussels

Wednesday 20th October 2021 at 8am 0 Comments

Poet, storyteller and playwright Nandi Jola is representing Northern Ireland at the 11th TRANSPOESIE festival in Brussels.

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Cultúrlann McAdam Ó Fiaich partner with Coláiste Feirste to showcase the work of Art Students

Tuesday 19th October 2021 at 1pm 0 Comments

It’s out of the art room and into the gallery for the GCSE and A-Level Art students at Coláiste Feirste who make a welcome return to the annual Coláiste Feirste art exhibition hosted by Cultúrlann McAdam Ó Fiaich on the Falls Road, Belfast. The free exhibition, supported by National Lottery through the Arts Council of Northern Ireland, is presented in Dánlann Dillon, The Dillion Gallery and is now available to view, continuing until 25th November.

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Second NI Writers Day Will Celebrate Contemporary Voices In Literature

Thursday 14th October 2021 at 12pm 0 Comments

The Royal Society of Literature (RSL) and the Arts Council of Northern Ireland, with support from the National Lottery, are inviting booklovers and writers to join them for a series of free online events later this month.

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British Council launches open-call for inaugural International Collaboration Grants

Thursday 14th October 2021 at 10am 0 Comments

The British Council has announced an open call for applications for its new International Collaboration Grants to enable Northern Ireland, UK and global organisations to collaborate on digital, face to face and hybrid artistic projects.

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ACNI announce £750,000 Health & Safety Capital Programme to support the sector to safely reopen

Wednesday 13th October 2021 at 3pm 0 Comments

The Arts Council of Northern Ireland has today (13th October 2021) opened applications, on behalf of Department for Communities (DFC), to the Health and Safety Capital Programme. The programme, worth £750,000, aims to support organisations to reopen their creative spaces safely. Applications will close at 12noon on Friday 5th November 2021. To make an application visit

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Tuesday 12th October 2021 at 9am 0 Comments

This Guidance should be read in conjunction with Northern Ireland Executive guidance on how to self-isolate when travelling to Northern Ireland:
Coronavirus (COVID-19): travelling to Northern Ireland from a red list country | nidirect
Coronavirus (COVID-19): travelling to Northern Ireland from a non-red list country | nidirect

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WOMEX World Music Expo 2021 - Arts Council bursaries now available

Monday 11th October 2021 at 1pm 0 Comments

WOMEX World Music Expo will take place in in Porto, Portugal from 27th to 31st October 2021. The Arts Council of Northern Ireland is now welcoming applications from artists for bursaries to attend. Four bursaries of up to £400 each are available and online applications are now open and will close at 12noon Monday 18th October. Apply now at

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CCA celebrate being shortlisted for Art Fund Museum of the Year

Friday 8th October 2021 at 2pm 0 Comments

Last month the team at the Centre for Contemporary Art / CCA Derry-Londonderry, visited the Science Museum in London where they were one of five venues from across the UK who were shortlisted for the 2021 Art Fund Museum of the Year. The Art Fund Museum of the Year is the world's largest museum prize and celebrates the UK’s museums and galleries. This year the prize reflected the resilience and imagination of museums throughout the pandemic.

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