Creativity and culture to take centre stage in Belfast

The first details of a new £900,000 Creative and Cultural Fund for Belfast, which will bring a series of large-scale cross-community arts projects to life, were unveiled today. The new fund, set-up by Belfast City Council and the Arts Council of Northern Ireland, will bring three years of exciting arts and heritage projects to the city of Belfast. The first four projects supported through the initiative will include a significant piece of public art created by Golden Thread Gallery; Baby Day, a new one-day festival for Belfast’s youngest citizens created by Replay Theatre Company; Nine Nights, a thrilling outdoor theatre experience brought to us by ArtsEkta; and Abhainn bheo na Fearsaide/The Living River Farset, a partnership between the Spectrum Centre on the Shankill and Cultúrlann on the Falls, which will use arts to celebrate the history of the river that gave Belfast its name… READ MORE

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