Young Musicians Platform Awards 2016

Young Musicians Platform Awards 2016

Artist of the Month June 2016 - John Rainey

Artist of the Month June 2016 - John Rainey

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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.

Kabosh Theatre Company, will attend the National Arts Festival, South Africa & the Ubumuntu Arts Festival, Rwanda, this July to present their production of Those You Pass On The Street. Pictured is writer, Laurence McKeown with director, Paula McFetridge Image: Kabosh Theatre Company, will attend the National Arts Festival, South Africa & the Ubumuntu Arts Festival, Rwanda, this July to present their production of Those You Pass On The Street. Pictured is writer, Laurence McKeown with director, Paula McFetridge
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The John Hewitt International Summer School announces 2016 programme

Monday 20th June 2016 at 10am 0 Comments

Creativity in the digital age, reflections on the national commemoration of centenaries and the role of women in the creation of history books are topics explored in this year’s John Hewitt International Summer School.

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Lovely Jubbly: well-loved actors shine a light on the value of the arts at Stormont Bloomsday event

Friday 17th June 2016 at 11am 0 Comments

Much-loved local actor, Paddy Scully, and UK actor, John Challis, aka Boycie from the iconic tv series, 'Only Fools and Horses', joined Finance Minister, Máirtín Ó Muilleoir, MLA, at Stormont on 16th June for Bloomsday.

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The Arts Council of Northern Ireland Collection is now available to view online featuring over 350 artworks.

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