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Community 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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Artsland Artist in Residence Programme Launches

Friday 3rd August 2018 at 2pm 0 Comments Community Arts, Craft, Film & TV, Literature

Fermanagh & Omagh District Council’s Arts Service has just launched its Artsland Artist in Residence programme, bringing distinguished artists to the district to undertake a wide range of activities engaging with local schools, businesses, community groups and local artists.   Two satellite centres have been selected for the delivery of the Artsland artists in residence programme: Aughlakillymaude Mummers Centre, Knockninney, Fermanagh & an Creágan Arts & Cultural Centre, Omagh.

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Arts Council awards almost £1million of National Lottery funding to local projects

Thursday 5th July 2018 at 8am 0 Comments Circus & Carnival Arts, Comedy, Community Arts, Craft, Dance, Drama, Literature, Northern Ireland Music, Visual Arts, Youth Arts

Thirty-nine (39) arts organisations across Northern Ireland are set to benefit from almost £1million of Arts Council of Northern Ireland National Lottery funding, to bring a series of high-quality arts projects to people across the region.

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