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Craft Makers encouraged to apply for the £15,000 Rosy James Memorial Trust Award

Tuesday 21st August 2018 at 12pm 0 Comments Craft

An annual craft bursary, the Rosy James Memorial Trust Award, worth £15,000, is now welcoming 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.

Ceramicist, Anne Butler and furniture designer, Brian McKee were the fourth recipients of the Rosy James Memorial Trust Award in 2017. Image: Ceramicist, Anne Butler and furniture designer, Brian McKee were the fourth recipients of the Rosy James Memorial Trust Award in 2017.
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91 of NI’s most talented young musicians showcased in Vienna, Bratislava and Belfast concerts

Monday 20th August 2018 at 4pm 0 Comments Music & Opera

Vienna and Bratislava will welcome 91 of Northern Ireland’s most talented, young musicians in concerts on 21 and 22 August as part of the Ulster Youth Orchestra’s 25th anniversary celebrations.

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Pictured at rehearsals are Ulster Youth Orchestra principal violinist, Suzie Griffin, principal clarinettist, Russell Coates and Ciaran Scullion, Arts Council.

A ‘Grand’ unveiling of the 2018 Belfast International Arts Festival Programme

Friday 17th August 2018 at 2pm 0 Comments Dance , Drama , Literature , Music & Opera , Visual Arts

The Belfast International Arts Festival has launched a spectacular programme of over 120 events from home and abroad, including 12 premieres, running from the 16 October to the 3 November, at the city’s newest iconic hotel, the Grand Central.

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Damian Smyth, Head of Drama & Literature ACNI, Chairman of Tourism NI Terence Brannigan, Cllr Deirdre Hargey Lord Mayor of Belfast, Chairman Professor Jackie McCoy, Artistic Director, Richard Wakely of BIAF & Jonathan Stewart, Director of British Council

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