Arts Council of Northern Ireland

The Funding and Development Agency
for The Arts in Northern Ireland

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Circus & Carnival Arts

Community artists recognised with Arts Council of Northern Ireland legacy awards

Wednesday 16th January 2019 at 10am 0 Comments Community Arts, Circus & Carnival Arts

Mervyn Smyth, Community Engagement Manager at Belfast Exposed Photography and Hannah Anderson, circus artist, have each been awarded £5000 National Lottery funding by the Arts Council of Northern Ireland.  The career development awards are presented in memory of Mike Moloney, co-founder of the Belfast Community Circus School and Anne O’Donoghue, Director of Play Resource Warehouse, two of the arts sector’s largest figures, who sadly passed away in 2013 and 2014, respectively.

Pictured (L-R) are Mervyn Smyth, Gilly Campbell, Arts Council of Northern Ireland and Hannah Anderson. Image: Pictured (L-R) are Mervyn Smyth, Gilly Campbell, Arts Council of Northern Ireland and Hannah Anderson.
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Belfast Children’s Festival turns 21!

Thursday 10th January 2019 at 12pm 0 Comments Comedy, Literature, Music & Opera, Visual Arts, Youth Arts, Dance, Drama, Craft, Circus & Carnival Arts

Belfast Children’s Festival has launched its 2019 festival programme. Now in its 21st year, this year’s theme is ‘Our Place in the World’.

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Christmas events guide

Thursday 20th December 2018 at 10am 0 Comments Dance, Drama, Circus & Carnival Arts, Music & Opera

Got some free time over the Christmas break? Here’s a round-up of some of the many arts events happening over the festive holidays, supported by the Arts Council of Northern Ireland’s National Lottery funds…

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