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Arts and Older People

Belfast voices feature on new film and album by older people

Thursday 26th September 2019 at 11am 0 Comments Arts and Older People

A new album, Voices of Belfast, featuring older people from East and West Belfast has been released on Tunecore and other streaming platforms, including Spotify. Recorded as part of a project led by musicians’ development charity Live Music Now, the eleven tracks were arranged and produced by musicians Peter McCauley and Owen Denvir, who worked with older people at Ballyowen Day Centre and Edgecumbe Assessment & Therapy Unit. A short film features participants at Edgecumbe, and captures the spirit of this unique project.

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Older people across Northern Ireland to share in £144,000 arts funding to tackle loneliness

Tuesday 16th October 2018 at 2pm 0 Comments Arts and Older People

The Arts Council of Northern Ireland has announced National Lottery funding and public funding from the Public Health Agency and Baring Foundation of over £144,000, for 19 organisations across the region, to deliver community-based arts projects benefitting older people.

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Queen’s Film Theatre showcases Arts & Older People film project

Monday 4th June 2018 at 3pm 0 Comments Arts and Older People

The QFT in South Belfast has been working with three over 60’s community groups in a special project based on their memories of cinema and the films they have seen over the last 50 years, supported by the Arts Council of Northern Ireland’s pioneering, Arts & Older People Programme.

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