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Craigavon School puts the Art into a peaceful future with Children in Colombia

Tuesday 21st November 2017 at 3pm 0 Comments Visual Arts , Music & Opera

#FUTyoURES is a creative project aimed at developing a shared creative model for conflict transformation that meets the needs, interests and expectations of young people from societies emerging from conflict.

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Arts Council of Northern Ireland Honours Four Major Artists

Tuesday 14th November 2017 at 6pm 0 Comments Music & Opera , Visual Arts , Dance

A composer, playwright, performance artist and a visual artist have each been presented with Major Individual Awards (MIA), worth £15,000 each, from the Arts Council of Northern Ireland, the highest honour bestowed by the body responsible for the development of the arts in the region.

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Pictured (L-R) is Shannon Yee, Sinéad O’Donnell and Professor Piers Hellawell.

Older people across Northern Ireland set to benefit from arts investment of £192,000

Friday 10th November 2017 at 12pm 0 Comments Arts and Older People

The Arts Council of Northern Ireland has announced National Lottery funding and public funding from the Public Health Agency, of over £192,000, for 19 organisations across the region to deliver community-based arts projects benefitting older people.  The funding is part of the Arts Council's Arts and Older People’s Programme, a pioneering initiative which aims to promote positive mental health and well-being among older people through engagement with the arts whilst tackling issues of loneliness and isolation.

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Pictured launching the good news is (L-R) Lorraine Calderwood, Arts Council of Northern Ireland, Jacqueline O'Hagan, Eastside Arts, with Bobby Porter from the East Belfast Men's Shed, one of the organisations set to benefit from the funding.

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