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Not to be missed Field Day Weekend at Seamus Heaney HomePlace curated by Stephen Rea

Friday 17th February 2017 at 4pm 0 Comments Literature

Leading Belfast actor, Stephen Rea, has curated a weekend of poetry and music inspired events at Seamus Heaney HomePlace arts centre in Bellaghy on 24-25 February.

Arts Council Head of Literature, Damian Smyth, with poet Leontia Flynn. Leontia will be introducing Heaney’s fifth collection of poetry, 'Field Work' as part of the Field Day Weekend at Heaney HomePlace Image: Arts Council Head of Literature, Damian Smyth, with poet Leontia Flynn. Leontia will be introducing Heaney’s fifth collection of poetry, 'Field Work' as part of the Field Day Weekend at Heaney HomePlace
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Sole Purpose look at impact of depression & suicide in new play

Thursday 16th February 2017 at 10am 0 Comments Drama , Arts & Health , Youth Arts

A new hard-hitting drama, following the story of a young man trying to cope with the pressures of everyday life, opens next week at the Lyric.

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Sole Purpose' Blinkered is supported by the Arts Council of Northern Ireland and An Comhairle Ealaion through the Touring and Dissemination of Work programme.

Laureate na nÓg heads back to school in his home city

Wednesday 15th February 2017 at 11am 0 Comments Literature , Youth Arts

Children’s laureate PJ Lynch made a return to school and his home city this week to host a special illustration workshop with pupils at Lagan College, supported by Booktrust NI.

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Pictured receiving some tuition from PJ Lynch is year 10 pupil Natasha Furusa

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