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