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Literature

Children’s Writing Fellow and Children’s Laureate co-host creative writing extravaganza at HomePlace

Wednesday 18th April 2018 at 2pm 0 Comments Literature

Myra Zepf, the Children’s Writing Fellow for Northern Ireland, based at the Seamus Heaney Centre for Poetry at Queen’s University Belfast and supported by the Arts Council of Northern Ireland, and PJ Lynch Laureate na nÓg, hosted a creative writing and illustration celebratory event for 150 school children from across Northern Ireland today (Monday 16 April) at the Seamus Heaney HomePlace.
 

Phoebe Reid, King's Park PS Lurgan; Órán Ó Doibhilin, Gaelscoil na gCrann Omagh; Myra Zepf, Children's Writing Fellow; PJ Lynch, Laureate na nÓg; Lily Garrett, Downpatrick PS; Lucy Taggart, Orchard County PS Portadown; Jamie Braniff, St Kevin's PS Belfast Image: Phoebe Reid, King's Park PS Lurgan; Órán Ó Doibhilin, Gaelscoil na gCrann Omagh; Myra Zepf, Children's Writing Fellow; PJ Lynch, Laureate na nÓg; Lily Garrett, Downpatrick PS; Lucy Taggart, Orchard County PS Portadown; Jamie Braniff, St Kevin's PS Belfast
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The Arts Council announces Annual Funding worth £13.1 million for 100 key arts organisations

Tuesday 10th April 2018 at 2pm 0 Comments Circus & Carnival Arts, Comedy, Community Arts, Craft, Dance, Drama, Literature, Music & Opera, Youth Arts, Visual Arts, Film & TV, Voluntary Arts

The Arts Council of Northern Ireland (ACNI) today (April 10th 2018) announced annual funding of £13,109, 922 million for 100 key arts organisations from its exchequer and National Lottery resources. Government funds of £8,574,126 maintain the core costs of 100 arts organisations while £4,535,796 of National Lottery funding supports their programming costs. The Arts Council’s Annual Funding Programme (AFP) is the most significant allocation of public funding for the arts in Northern Ireland each year.

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New fund announced to support creative learning in the classroom

Monday 9th April 2018 at 9am 0 Comments Craft, Film & TV, Literature, Music & Opera, Youth Arts, Drama

The Arts Council of Northern Ireland, Education Authority and the Urban Villages Initiative are backing a new programme to inject more creativity into the classroom, in a bid to improve educational outcomes for students.

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