Arts Council of Northern Ireland

The Funding and Development Agency
for The Arts in Northern Ireland

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The Arts Council announces Annual Funding worth £13.1 million for 100 key arts organisations

Tuesday 10th April 2018 at 2pm 0 Comments Circus & Carnival Arts, Comedy, Community Arts, Craft, Dance, Drama, Literature, Music & Opera, Youth Arts, Visual Arts, Film & TV, Voluntary Arts

The Arts Council of Northern Ireland (ACNI) today (April 10th 2018) announced annual funding of £13,109, 922 million for 100 key arts organisations from its exchequer and National Lottery resources. Government funds of £8,574,126 maintain the core costs of 100 arts organisations while £4,535,796 of National Lottery funding supports 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.

Carnival of Colours two day spectacular funded by the Arts Council of Northern Ireland featured the very best local and international circus performers. Image: Carnival of Colours two day spectacular funded by the Arts Council of Northern Ireland featured the very best local and international circus performers.
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New fund announced to support creative learning in the classroom

Monday 9th April 2018 at 9am 0 Comments Craft, Film & TV, Literature, Music & Opera, Youth Arts, Drama

The Arts Council of Northern Ireland, Education Authority and the Urban Villages Initiative are backing a new programme to inject more creativity into the classroom, in a bid to improve educational outcomes for students.

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Trouble Songs – Music and Conflict in Northern Ireland

Friday 6th April 2018 at 10am 0 Comments Music & Opera, Literature

A major new book telling the story of music and conflict in Northern Ireland since 1968 will be previewed at the British Council’s ‘Peace and Beyond’ conference opening and civic reception at Belfast City Hall on Tuesday 10 April.

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