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Music & Opera

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.

East Belfast musician and composer, Duke Special, pictured with young musical theatre performers, Will McKee from Comber, Evie Marks, from Lisburn, Peter Gildernew, from Newry, and Director, Des Kennedy from West Belfast. Image: East Belfast musician and composer, Duke Special, pictured with young musical theatre performers, Will McKee from Comber, Evie Marks, from Lisburn, Peter Gildernew, from Newry, and Director, Des Kennedy from West Belfast.
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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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Ulster Youth Choir presents summer concert series

Wednesday 19th July 2017 at 11am 0 Comments Music & Opera

The Ulster Youth Choir will present a series of concerts, featuring the Ulster Youth Training Choir (ages 15-24) and brand new Ulster Youth Junior Choir (ages 11-14), throughout July, supported by National Lottery funding through the Arts Council of Northern Ireland.

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