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Literature

Open House Festival Bangor 2017 – Celebrating local talent

Friday 26th May 2017 at 11am 0 Comments Visual Arts, Literature, Music & Opera

Open House Festival Bangor returns this August with a month-long celebration of local talent, local people, local food and local business – plus an eclectic international lineup.

Open House Festival director, Kieran Gilmore, and manager, Alison Gordon, unveil the August 2017 festival programme cover - a 1950s scene of Bangor’s Main Street. Image: Open House Festival director, Kieran Gilmore, and manager, Alison Gordon, unveil the August 2017 festival programme cover - a 1950s scene of Bangor’s Main Street.
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Grumpy Frog author Ed Vere visits pupils in Craigavon and Country Down

Monday 22nd May 2017 at 10am 0 Comments Literature

Last Thursday and Friday (18 and 19 May) saw award winning author and illustrator Ed Vere visiting primary schools in Craigavon and County Down as part of the BookTrust NI author tour.

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Heaney legacy honoured as first Children’s Writing Fellowship announced

Friday 5th May 2017 at 12pm 0 Comments Literature

County Down based children’s author Myra Zepf has been appointed as the first Children’s Writing Fellow, a prestigious new position created in honour of Seamus Heaney and his contribution to literature. 

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