Young Musicians Platform Awards 2016

Young Musicians Platform Awards 2016

Rosemary James Memorial Trust Award 2016

Rosemary James Memorial Trust Award 2016

Artist of the Month June 2016 - John Rainey

Artist of the Month June 2016 - John Rainey

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£15,000 Rosy James Memorial Trust Award for Craft Makers re-opens for applications

Monday 27th June 2016 at 3pm 0 Comments

An annual craft bursary, the Rosy James Memorial Trust Award, worth £15,000, has now reopened for applications.  This unique bursary aims to assist craft makers to develop their careers by creating a new body of work which would otherwise have been unattainable without the funding award.

Glass artist, Scott Benefield was the second recipient of the Rosy James Memorial Trust Award in 2015. Applications are now invited from craft-makers for the 2016 award. Image: Glass artist, Scott Benefield was the second recipient of the Rosy James Memorial Trust Award in 2015. Applications are now invited from craft-makers for the 2016 award.
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Artists invited to SIAP Information Clinic at VOID Derry

Monday 27th June 2016 at 10am 0 Comments

The Arts Council of Northern Ireland will host an information clinic for individual artists at VOID Derry-Londonderry on Wednesday 6th July at 11:30am.

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Kabosh Theatre Company tour inspirational work to leading arts festivals in South Africa and Rwanda

Tuesday 21st June 2016 at 9am 0 Comments

Kabosh Theatre Company will attend the National Arts Festival in Grahamstown South Africa and the Ubumuntu Arts Festival in Kigali, Rwanda, this July.

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