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Community Arts Partnership’s Development Manager Julianne Skillen wins prestigious Anne O’Donoghue Award

Julianne Skillen, Development Manager with Community Arts Partnership (CAP) is this year’s winner of the Anne O’Donoghue Award and will receive up to £5000 of National Lottery funding from the Arts Council of Northern Ireland. The award is given in memory of Anne O’Donoghue, Director of Play Resource Warehouse, one of the Arts sector’s most inspiring figures and a champion …

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Chinese Welfare Association – Annual General Meeting

On 11th December 2017 CWA held its 31st Annual General Meeting.  There was a good number in attendance.  CWA remains to serve as ‘the voice and the ears of the Chinese Community in Northern Ireland. The Annual Report can be accessed here. Click Following link to download. Final Annual Report 2016-2017.pdf  

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Remembering The Future – The Decade of Anniversaries

Mid Ulster District Council is organising a series of talks around the Decade of Anniversaries (1912-1923). The series of talks and discussions deal with the historical facts that mark the key shifts in society that happened during this turning point in history and give meaning to the events that happened across the divide, helping to promote a deeper understanding of …

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Celebrate Refugee Welcome in Derry-Londonderry

In May 2016 Derry-Londonderry welcomed 11 Syrian Refugee families from Syria who have since made Derry-Londonderry their home! However, there are refugees who made Derry-Londonderry their home in the recent years.  To celebrate and show our appreciation to everyone who played a key role to welcome and support refugees and to celebrate Derry-Londonderry as a multicultural place,  North West Migrants …

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The Power of the Arts – Bringing out the best in People

What can a £2,462.50 investment in the right hands achieve? Through the PICAS (Programme For InterCultural Arts Support) Project Beyond Skin received funding in November 2014. Here is what Beyond Skin did with our investment… Download pdf: Beyond Skin PICAS Narrative Report www.beyondskin.net/PICAS-Narrative-Report-2015.pdf   “Just a quick email to say how great Saturday was to see teenagers and youngsters from …

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Get Outdoors Weekend Transport Scheme

Outdoor Recreation NI has a fantastic opportunity for Community groups and organisations to apply to the Get Outdoors Weekend Transport Scheme! Get Outdoors weekend is a FREE weekend of outdoor recreation activities that kicks off Saturday 20th September 2014 – Sunday 21st September 2014 across the whole of Northern Ireland. Sessions include walking, climbing, canoeing and much more! To see …

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ArtsEkta Director brings home prestigious UK Arts Award

Nisha Tandon, founder and Executive Director of ArtsEkta, Northern Ireland’s leading organisation for the promotion of ethnic arts, culture and heritage has won the prestigious UK Asian Women of Achievement Award for Arts & Culture at a glamorous awards ceremony in London’s Hilton Mayfair. The awards which were launched 15 years ago celebrate and honour the huge contribution Asian women …

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Treasures of the Middle Ages Exhibition

The objects in this exhibition are the most valuable items from the collections of the State Archaeological Museum in Warsaw. The artefacts display a variety of styles and types of jewellery in use in the early Middle Ages. The exhibition includes simple items of jewellery made from bronze, and also highly sophisticated objects made of silver and gold worn as …

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Community Foundation NI/First Trust Bank – Community Arts Fund

The Fund’s priority is to support community arts projects that involve ethnic minority groups with the aim of integrating communities: * To support grassroots arts initiatives that foster a ‘shared future’ and that promote the inclusion of new immigrants, asylum seekers and their families as well as travellers * To encourage communities that experience difficulties with cultural and ethnic diversity …

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