Arts Council of Northern Ireland

The Funding and Development Agency
for The Arts in Northern Ireland

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Circus & Carnival Arts

Details announced of first artists to benefit from Artists Emergency Programme

Monday 18th May 2020 at 1pm 0 Comments Drama, Visual Arts, Northern Ireland Music, Literature, Circus & Carnival Arts, Community Arts

The Arts Council of Northern Ireland has announced details of the first 88 artists who will benefit from its Artists Emergency Programme.

Pictured is artist Alana Barton, one of 88 artists announced today awarded funding through the Arts Council’s Artists Emergency Programme. Photo by Malachy McCrudden. Image: Pictured is artist Alana Barton, one of 88 artists announced today awarded funding through the Arts Council’s Artists Emergency Programme. Photo by Malachy McCrudden.
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Leading light in carnival arts, David Boyd, awarded an MBE for services to the arts and community

Tuesday 18th February 2020 at 11am 0 Comments Circus & Carnival Arts

David Boyd, founder-Director, of Beat Carnival, one of Northern Ireland's leading arts organisations, has received an MBE for services to the arts and community. David Boyd, from Holywood Co.Down, set up the Carnival Centre in Belfast, establishing a permanent centre for excellence in Carnival Arts, where visiting international artists come to share their expertise and is considered one of the best Carnival centres in the UK.  David Boyd will receive his MBE at Buckingham Palace on 2nd April 2020.

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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.

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