Arts Council of Northern Ireland

The Funding and Development Agency
for The Arts in Northern Ireland

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World first for Arts Council funded, The Playhouse, in Derry-Londonderry

Friday 21st July 2017 at 4pm 0 Comments Drama, Film & TV

World first for Arts Council funded, The Playhouse, in Derry-Londonderry,  as they launch unique digital arts project Playcraft - a live play performed inside a video game.

Playcraft Live is an original production by The Playhouse, Derry/Londonderry, digital producer, Adam Clarke, and a team of creatives from the world of Minecraft and beyond. Image: Playcraft Live is an original production by The Playhouse, Derry/Londonderry, digital producer, Adam Clarke, and a team of creatives from the world of Minecraft and beyond.
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Local young actors follow in the footsteps of Ed Sheeran

Friday 21st July 2017 at 1pm 0 Comments Drama, Music & Opera

Three young actors from Northern Ireland will perform at the Lyric Theatre this summer in a production of Gulliver’s Travels.  Presented by the Lyric Theatre and Youth Music Theatre UK (YMTUK), the aspiring actors, from Lisburn, Newry and Comber, successfully auditioned from over 1000 young people, to become part of the cast and follow in the footsteps of YMTUK famed alumni, Ed Sheeran and Sam Smith.

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£1.5 million Arts Council National Lottery funding awarded to local projects

Wednesday 19th July 2017 at 2pm 0 Comments Arts & Disability, Community Arts, Music & Opera, Visual Arts, Arts & Health, Arts and Older People, Circus & Carnival Arts, Comedy, Craft, Dance, Drama, Film & TV, International Arts, Literature

50 arts organisations across Northern Ireland are set to benefit from over £1.5 million 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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