Arts Council of Northern Ireland

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for The Arts in Northern Ireland

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Arts and Older People

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.

Pictured are Andersonstown Community Theatre(ACT) members Teresa McKeown and Nora Toland, residents of Tearman Fold. Image: Pictured are Andersonstown Community Theatre(ACT) members Teresa McKeown and Nora Toland, residents of Tearman Fold.
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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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A Little Of What You Fancy

Thursday 17th May 2018 at 9am 0 Comments Arts and Older People

When you get a group of older people together, add some art, musical memories, a few costumes and props, then mix it up by getting them to pose, recreating their favourite album covers, while singing along to some old standards from the 50’, 60’ and 70’s that’s when the magic starts in ‘A Little Of What You Fancy’.  

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