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Community Arts

Obituary: Will Chamberlain (1965-2017)

Friday 20th October 2017 at 12pm 0 Comments Circus & Carnival Arts, Community Arts

The Arts Council of Northern Ireland has learned with great sadness that Will Chamberlain, Director of the Belfast Community Circus School, died yesterday evening, aged 52. He had been suffering with cancer.

Will Chamberlain (1965-2017) Image: Will Chamberlain (1965-2017)
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Forum welcomes its five millionth customer

Tuesday 12th September 2017 at 9am 0 Comments Community Arts, Drama, Literature, Language Arts, Music & Opera, Public Art, Visual Arts, Traditional Arts

The Millennium Forum announced the record figure of five million people visiting the state-of-the-art theatre since it opened in August 2001.  The lucky person identified as the five millionth customer was Monica Roddy from Queen Street in Derry who is the proud winner of tickets to see Titanicdance the Musical, a meal for two with champagne at Arbutus at the Forum, an overnight stay with breakfast for two in the Maldron Hotel plus shopping vouchers for Dunnes Stores and Foyleside Shopping Centre.

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Fantastic Family Fun at the EastSide Arts Festival

Tuesday 1st August 2017 at 12pm 0 Comments Community Arts, Literature, Music & Opera, Traditional Arts, Visual Arts, Youth Arts, Comedy, Craft, Dance, Drama, Circus & Carnival Arts

A free festival fun day for young people and families will take place on Saturday 5 August, 11am-3pm, at C.S. Lewis Square, as part of the EastSide Arts Festival, 3-13 August, supported by National Lottery funding through the Arts Council of Northern Ireland, Connswater Shopping Centre and Arts & Business

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