Arts Council of Northern Ireland

The Funding and Development Agency
for The Arts in Northern Ireland

028 9262 3555 info@artscouncil-ni.org

Arts & Health

Over 2,000 older people to benefit from £160,000 Arts Council funding

Monday 6th March 2017 at 10am 0 Comments Arts and Older People, Community Arts, Arts & Health

Twenty community-based arts projects for older people are celebrating after the Arts Council of Northern Ireland awarded grants worth over £160,000 to organisations across the region. 

Pictured are Lorraine Calderwood, Programme Manager, with May Rodgers (80) from Bruce House residential home, Fiona McGettigan, Activities Co-ordinator from the Belfast Health & Social Care Trust and Paul Kane, Oh Yeah. Image: Pictured are Lorraine Calderwood, Programme Manager, with May Rodgers (80) from Bruce House residential home, Fiona McGettigan, Activities Co-ordinator from the Belfast Health & Social Care Trust and Paul Kane, Oh Yeah.
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Sole Purpose look at impact of depression & suicide in new play

Thursday 16th February 2017 at 10am 0 Comments Drama, Arts & Health, Youth Arts

A new hard-hitting drama, following the story of a young man trying to cope with the pressures of everyday life, opens next week at the Lyric.

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Partnership key to helping the arts sector weather a difficult financial year

Thursday 9th February 2017 at 12pm 0 Comments Acquisitions, Architecture, Arts & Disability, Arts & Health, Arts and Older People, Building Peace through the Arts: Re-Imaging Communities, Circus & Carnival Arts, Comedy, Community Arts, Craft, Dance, Drama, Film & TV, Intercultural Arts, International Arts, Language Arts, Literature, Music & Opera, Public Art, Traditional Arts, Visual Arts, Voluntary Arts, Youth Arts

The Arts Council of Northern Ireland released its annual review of 2015-16, highlighting the many inspirational programmes and events that took place amidst a very challenging financial year for the arts.

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