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Echo Echo Dance Workshop – Space

Echo Echo Dance Workshop – Space Echo Echo Dance in Derry~Londonderry is hosting a workshop, led by Antonia Sheina, to explore the theme of Space through dance and theatre. The workshop, aimed at people who have done some acting before and are interested in developing their practice, takes place on Saturday 28 and Sunday 29 March.
Antonina Sheina worked as a classically […]
 

NI to host international peace building conference: ‘Hope Beyond Hurt’ Programme Launched

NI to host international peace building conference: ‘Hope Beyond Hurt’ Programme Launched Northern Ireland will host a major peace-building conference in Derry~Londonderry next month with a line-up of international speakers.  The aim of the conference is to enable groups and policy makers from across Northern Ireland and beyond to engage with a range of inspirational people who will bring their global perspectives on peace building.
The ‘Hope Beyond […]
 

Éigse Michael Hartnett festival details announced

Éigse Michael Hartnett festival details announced Multi-award winning Limerick author Kevin Barry, poet Peter Fallon, actor Pat Kinevane and world-renowned Irish musician Martin Hayes are amongst the confirmed participants of this year’s Éigse Michael Hartnett in Newcastle West, County Limerick, from April 16-18th.
Organisers have described the annual festival as a unique opportunity to walk in the footsteps of the poet, Michael […]
 

Dance Resource Base launches ATTENDANCE campaign

Dance Resource Base launches ATTENDANCE campaign From the breathtaking beauty of ballet to the sheer athleticism of contemporary dance, a new campaign has been launched to promote the huge variety of dance performances in Northern Ireland.
 ATTENDANCE is a new dance audience development campaign driven by Dance Resource Base and partner dance companies, festivals and venues. It hopes to inspire existing audiences […]
 

Build the City: ECF’s open call for community and cultural ideas

Build the City: ECF’s open call for community and cultural ideas ECF’s Open Call for ideas involving communities and culture in the shaping, governing and re-inventing of our cities and their surroundings is now open.
We are looking for exciting proposals that explore how people work together to develop their cities, neighbourhoods, suburbs or villages in more sustainable ways, through social cooperation and active participation.
50 applicants will […]
 

Funding and Free Resources for WW1 Arts & Heritage Project – The Last Post Project

Community organisations and Schools can apply for up to £200, and access a wide range of resources, including a new education/schools pack when delivering a Last Post Event during the Gallipoli Centenary 20-26 April 2015. Community groups, families, schools and a wide range of other organisations are being invited to research their local WW1 story […]
 

The Arts Council Programme for Ireland 2016: Open Call to the Irish Imagination

The Arts Council Programme for Ireland 2016: Open Call to the Irish Imagination Ireland is on the eve of a great anniversary; the centenary of the proclamation of the republic. The Arts Council, through support from the Department of Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, is charged with remembering, celebrating and interrogating the Centenary of the Easter Rising 1916 in art and ideas. In the century since, artists have […]
 

Big Lottery Fund – Empowering Young People Programme – Workshops sessions – Belfast and Derry/Londonderry

Big Lottery Fund – Empowering Young People Programme – Workshops sessions – Belfast and Derry/Londonderry The Big Lottery Fund launched on Thursday 12th March a major multi-million pound programme to support young people to cope with challenges in their lives.
The £50 million Empowering Young People programme will support young people across Northern Ireland including young carers, young people with a learning disability and young people who face barriers to education, […]
 

Popular Glasgow sewing group opens in Edinburgh

Popular Glasgow sewing group opens in Edinburgh The brainchild of costume maker Iona Barker, Say It Ain’t Sew has been running in Glasgow for a number of years – and is now opening a group in Edinburgh.
With all materials and tuition provided free, the classes have proved hugely popular with all ages (adults) and genders. Each week, the group works on a […]
 

East Lothian arts group looking for artists, makers, volunteers and board members

East Lothian arts group looking for artists, makers, volunteers and board members Art Root East Lothian is looking to recruit new artists and makers to participate in Art Root open studios 2015 and also volunteers and board members to take this exciting event forward.
Artists, fundraisers, organisers and energetic individuals are all welcome to get involved in East Lothian’s artistic community.
If you’re interested in getting involved, go […]
 
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