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Literature

A ‘Grand’ unveiling of the 2018 Belfast International Arts Festival Programme

Friday 17th August 2018 at 2pm 0 Comments Dance, Drama, Literature, Music & Opera, Visual Arts

The Belfast International Arts Festival has launched a spectacular programme of over 120 events from home and abroad, including 12 premieres, running from the 16 October to the 3 November, at the city’s newest iconic hotel, the Grand Central.

Damian Smyth, Head of Drama & Literature ACNI, Chairman of Tourism NI Terence Brannigan, Cllr Deirdre Hargey Lord Mayor of Belfast, Chairman Professor Jackie McCoy, Artistic Director, Richard Wakely of BIAF & Jonathan Stewart, Director of British Council Image: Damian Smyth, Head of Drama & Literature ACNI, Chairman of Tourism NI Terence Brannigan, Cllr Deirdre Hargey Lord Mayor of Belfast, Chairman Professor Jackie McCoy, Artistic Director, Richard Wakely of BIAF & Jonathan Stewart, Director of British Council
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Artsland Artist in Residence Programme Launches

Friday 3rd August 2018 at 2pm 0 Comments Community Arts, Craft, Film & TV, Literature

Fermanagh & Omagh District Council’s Arts Service has just launched its Artsland Artist in Residence programme, bringing distinguished artists to the district to undertake a wide range of activities engaging with local schools, businesses, community groups and local artists.   Two satellite centres have been selected for the delivery of the Artsland artists in residence programme: Aughlakillymaude Mummers Centre, Knockninney, Fermanagh & an Creágan Arts & Cultural Centre, Omagh.

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Leading poets meet to discuss international appointment

Wednesday 25th July 2018 at 10am 0 Comments Literature

Top poets from across the island of Ireland met on Friday 29th June to discuss the appointment of an International Visiting Poetry Fellow, as part of the Arts Council of Northern Ireland’s and Queen’s University Belfast’s joint ten-year Seamus Heaney Legacy project.

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