Arts Council of Northern Ireland

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for The Arts in Northern Ireland

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Traditional Arts

Forum welcomes its five millionth customer

Tuesday 12th September 2017 at 9am 0 Comments Community Arts, Drama, Literature, Language Arts, Music & Opera, Public Art, Visual Arts, Traditional Arts

The Millennium Forum announced the record figure of five million people visiting the state-of-the-art theatre since it opened in August 2001.  The lucky person identified as the five millionth customer was Monica Roddy from Queen Street in Derry who is the proud winner of tickets to see Titanicdance the Musical, a meal for two with champagne at Arbutus at the Forum, an overnight stay with breakfast for two in the Maldron Hotel plus shopping vouchers for Dunnes Stores and Foyleside Shopping Centre.

Colly Kelly Derry Theatre Trust, Martin Bradly Chair of Derry Theatre Trust, DSDC Mayor, Cllr Maoliosa Barr, Monica Roddy 5 millionth customer, David McLaughlin Millennium Forum CX, Jacqueline McFarland Box Office, Drew Thompson Derry Theatre Trust Board Image: Colly Kelly Derry Theatre Trust, Martin Bradly Chair of Derry Theatre Trust, DSDC Mayor, Cllr Maoliosa Barr, Monica Roddy 5 millionth customer, David McLaughlin Millennium Forum CX, Jacqueline McFarland Box Office, Drew Thompson Derry Theatre Trust Board
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Belfast International Arts Festival 2017

Wednesday 30th August 2017 at 11am 0 Comments Drama, Circus & Carnival Arts, Dance, Music & Opera, Public Art, Traditional Arts, Literature

Belfast International Arts Festival 2017 launched on Tuesday 29 August, as Festival Director Richard Wakely announced an exciting line-up for the annual celebration of contemporary arts and ideas from home and abroad.

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10 of the best free arts events this August

Monday 7th August 2017 at 9am 0 Comments Literature, Craft, Visual Arts, Youth Arts, Circus & Carnival Arts, Music & Opera, Film & TV, Traditional Arts, Comedy

With just four weeks of summer remaining, there’s plenty still to do and see, right here on your own doorstep. Why not try your hand at a craft workshop, take the family for a fun day out, or soak up some live music? 

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