Artist of the Month May 2016 - Brendan Jamison

Artist of the Month May 2016 - Brendan Jamison

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Festival celebrates the story of Belfast’s river

Monday 23rd May 2016 at 2pm 0 Comments

It is the river which shares its name with our city.  For years, it has been ignored, buried under the streets, unnoticed.  Now, it is to be celebrated in one of the biggest celebrations of the story of Belfast

The River Farset will be celebrated with a series of showcase, family-friendly events on Monday 30th May. Image: The River Farset will be celebrated with a series of showcase, family-friendly events on Monday 30th May.
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Belfast Book Festival gets ready to ‘Open Up’ a magical experience

Thursday 19th May 2016 at 8am 0 Comments

Now a firm fixture on the literary circuit, the Belfast Book Festival is getting ready to ‘open-up’ its unique and magical experience in venues across the City from 9 -19 June. 

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Derry joins World Fiddle Day celebrations

Wednesday 18th May 2016 at 2pm 0 Comments

Cultúrlann Uí Chanáin’s brand new traditional music academy has organised a full day of events to celebrate World Fiddle Day this Saturday, 21st May. 

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