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  • Limavady hosts International Craft Exhibition The Roe Valley Arts & Cultural Centre, Limavady hosts a major crafts exhibition featuring twenty international makers from 12 June to 22 August.  On tour from the acclaimed Flow Gallery in London, the Forming Words exhibition features contemporary craft in jewellery, ceramics, textiles, paper, metal and stone by makers hailing from South Korea, Japan, Finland, Sweden, ...
  • The Trouble with Giants – The Legend of Finn MacCool through Music and Storytelling A fantastic music and storytelling event presented by Memphis based Babou Press retells the fascinating legend of Finn MacCool for children and families. Presented by the Walled City Music Festival in partnership with Roe Valley Arts Centre, ‘The Trouble with Giants’ is on Saturday 6 June at 10.30am. ‘The Trouble with Giants’ is a brand new ...
  • Sir John Tusa addresses Belfast’s first Culture Forum More than 150 people gathered for the first meeting of Belfast City Council’s newly-established Culture Forum at the City Hall earlier this week. Chaired by Belfast City Council Chief Executive Suzanne Wylie, the forum attracted key stakeholders from the cultural, private and public sectors. Keynote speaker Sir John Tusa shared some of his five decades’ of ...

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  • 2015 Epic Award winners announced! Voluntary arts achievement awarded at inspirational ceremony A Liverpool community group that transformed an old flyover, a volunteer-run Scottish arts trail that attracts visitors from far and wide, a Welsh performance space for people affected by mental illness, and a Dublin storytelling group with a difference have all had their achievements recognised at this year’s Epic ...

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  • Press release: Culture Ministers congratulate 2014 Epic Award Winners 27 February 2014For immediate release  Culture Ministers congratulate 2014 Epic Award Winners  Voluntary arts achievement awarded at inspirational ceremony  A drumming group born out of the London 2012 Olympics; knitting project that transformed a Welsh town; arts festival that brought creativity to rural Scotland; and a group of poets who held recitals in their local park have all ...

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