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Literature

Save the Date! First list of speakers announced as the ‘Greatest Literary Show’ returns to Belfast

Thursday 12th March 2020 at 3pm 0 Comments Literature

JLF Belfast returns from 12-14 June 2020

The Arts Council of Northern Ireland, in partnership with British Council Northern Ireland, the Lyric Theatre and Teamwork Arts, the producers of the ZEE Jaipur Literature Festival in India, have unveiled plans for JLF Belfast 2020 – an international celebration of arts, culture, books and discourse.  World-class writers, Jonathan Coe, Lisa McInerney, A.L Kennedy and Shashi Tharoor, are the first speakers to be announced for this year’s festival, with a full programme to be revealed soon.

Pictured (L-R) is Noirin McKinney, Arts Council, Sanjoy Roy, Teamwork Arts, Jimmy Fay, Lyric Theatre and Colette Norwood, British Council NI. Image: Pictured (L-R) is Noirin McKinney, Arts Council, Sanjoy Roy, Teamwork Arts, Jimmy Fay, Lyric Theatre and Colette Norwood, British Council NI.
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2020 set to be a year of international opportunities for NI artists

Thursday 16th January 2020 at 9am 0 Comments International Arts, Literature, Craft, Visual Arts

Northern Ireland artists will be showcasing their talents in India this year as part of a number of international opportunities developed by the Arts Council of Northern Ireland to raise the profile of local artists abroad.

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Children’s Writing Fellow rings in New Year with Schools Programme

Wednesday 1st January 2020 at 10am 0 Comments Literature

Children’s Writing Fellow for Northern Ireland Kelly McCaughrain is celebrating the New Year by encouraging schools to librarians and teachers to set up and run Creative Writing Clubs in secondary schools

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