Arts Council of Northern Ireland

The Funding and Development Agency
for The Arts in Northern Ireland

028 9262 3555 info@artscouncil-ni.org

Circus & Carnival Arts

Celebrating creativity and diversity at this year’s EastSide Arts Festival

Tuesday 25th June 2019 at 10am 0 Comments Circus & Carnival Arts, Comedy, Craft, Dance, Drama, Literature, Northern Ireland Music, Visual Arts

From the 1st-11th August places and spaces across east Belfast will transform into hubs of creativity and diversity for the annual EastSide Arts Festival. Supported by Arts Council of Northern Ireland, this year’s  exciting programme is filled with glorious new experiences, amazing and inspiring activities which are open for everyone to enjoy.

Keith Lynch, Noel Harron, Gary Crossan from Baby Daddy and Katie Richardson from 80s Prom themed event The Beautiful Ones. Image: Keith Lynch, Noel Harron, Gary Crossan from Baby Daddy and Katie Richardson from 80s Prom themed event The Beautiful Ones.
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The Arts Council announces Annual Funding of £12.8 million for 97 key arts organisations

Thursday 4th April 2019 at 12pm 0 Comments Youth Arts, Visual Arts, Northern Ireland Music, Literature, Community Arts, Craft, Dance, Drama, Circus & Carnival Arts

The Arts Council of Northern Ireland (ACNI) today (4 April 2019) announced annual funding of £12.8 million for 97 key arts organisations from its exchequer and National Lottery resources. Government funds of £8.4million will maintain the core costs of 97 arts organisations while £4.3 million of National Lottery funding will support their programming costs. The Arts Council’s Annual Funding Programme (AFP) is the most significant allocation of public funding for the arts in Northern Ireland each year.

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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.

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