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New Horizons: New Perspectives | New Horizons at Ards Arts Centre, Newtonards

6 to 28 October 2017 This exhibition features clients’ work from Action Mental Health’s North Down & Ards New Horizons programme, which offers vocational training, personal development and employment support for those recovering from mental ill health. The programme includes creative classes, which offer individuals the space to engage with inspirational ideas and skills, leading […]

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Garden of Delights | Frances Ryan at Ards Arts Centre, Newtonards

6 to 28 October 2017 This exhibition by Frances Ryan celebrates the garden as a place hospitable to the exercise of reverie, memory and imagination through a series of large and small scale semi-abstract oil paintings that reimagine the botanical garden. Natural forms are pushed through a process of layering and sanding back, combined with […]

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Artist Talk | Corrina Askin at Roe Valley Arts and Cultural Centre, Limavady

26 October 2017 at 2:00pm Free admission but please book your place in advance. Exhibiting artist Corrina Askin provides an informative and illustrated talk on her work and creative process as an illustrator and animation artist. Based in Belfast, Corrina trained at the Royal College of Art, London and has been commissioned by Channel 4, […]

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New Work | Ryan Burke at Roe Valley Arts & Cultural Centre, Limavady

30 September to 11 November 2017 Roe Valley Arts & Cultural Centre were thrilled to have recently discovered the work of Welsh sculptor Ryan Burke.Working from his studio in Belfast, Ryan makes the most extraordinary handcrafted, unique and quirky creatures and characters from found and recycled materials. From small robot characters made from recycled wood which […]

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Happy Carnival | Beat Carnival at Belfast Central Library, Belfast

5 October to 30 November 2017 Beat Carnival has been creating large-scale carnival parades here since bursting onto the city-centre streets with its first Belfast City Carnival in 1995. Over the past 22 years, 90 large-scale carnivals have been produced with artists and participants in our communities. The “Happy Carnival!” exhibition at Belfast Central Library […]

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