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Tuesday 12 January 2021

The Weekly offers links to online offerings from arts organisations and community groups, as well as tutorials and ideas about how we can all keep creative!
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Stay safe everyone!

CAP AT THE ARC

ANTRIM AND NEWTOWNABBEY

ARDS AND NORTH DOWN

ARMAGH, BANBRIDGE AND CRAIGAVON

BELFAST

CAUSEWAY COAST AND GLENS

DERRY AND STRABANE

FERMANAGH AND OMAGH

LISBURN AND CASTLEREAGH

MID AND EAST ANTRIM

MID ULSTER

NEWRY, MOURNE AND DOWN

MORE FUNDING

MORE OPPORTUNITIES

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CAP NEWS

Take Heart Make Art – the voices of our young poets

Lit Up: Poetry Event with Spoz and Cathy Carson – 21 Jan

The CAPtain’s Blog – Birthday celebrations and thanks

Update on Community Arts Partnership’s TRASH Fashion

Take Heart and Make Art

NEWS

£3.25 million for Individuals Emergency Resilience Prog.2 – opens 17 Dec

Coronavirus: Ulster University warns of creative sector impact

Arts Council awards £1million to support the creative sector to safely re-open

Culture, Languages, Arts and Heritage Support Programme 2020-2021 breakdown

Carál Ní Chuilín announces £2 million funding for community based culture, arts and heritage projects

National Lottery offers support to artists to develop new work

Arts Council of Northern Ireland – Guidance Manual for Safe Reopening

Arts Council of Northern Ireland – Free Advice Sessions

SECTOR NEWS

NEW! Visual Arts Ireland January/February News Sheet

 

Call Out for Expressions of Interest – Annual Exhibition 2021 – closing 15 Jan

 

NEW! Strand Arts Centre Launches Virtual Screenings With A Resonant Documentary About Martin Luther King Jr. – from 15 Jan

 

NEW! Engage micro grants programme – closing 18 Jan

 

Open Call: CQ BID wishes to commission a creative wayfinding scheme for the Cathedral Quarter BID Area – closing 25 Jan

 

Out to Lunch Festival – to 30 Jan

 

NI Mental Health Arts Festival’ Poetry Competition – open Call – closing 31 Jan

 

NEW! Tinderbox Theatre’s online workshops – Pay what you can – Jan and Feb

 

NEW! Youth Music Survey – closing 1 Feb

 

The Queen Elizabeth Scholarship Trust – closing 15 Feb

 

NEW! NI Science Festival Returns for 7th Year! - 15 to 28 Feb

 

i-Portunus 2020 – open for applications - closing 28 Feb (for music and literature)

 

Anthology Magazine Short Story and Poetry Competitions - closing 31 July

 

NEW! Restoration of Grand Opera House – Video

 

NEW! Maker Opportunities from Craft NI

 

Arts Council provides update to Communities Committee on impact of Covid-19

 

Paul Muldoon reads a new poem for the John Hewitt Society

 

Stendhal 2021 to celebrate 10th anniversary with two separate events

 

Golden Thread Gallery reopening

 

Northern Ireland’s Oldest Cinema turns 85 with the launch of Strand Stories

 

Gift Vouchers – Belfast Exposed

 

Stephen Sexton wins the Rooney Prize and Jim McElroy wins Francis Ledwidge award

 

Linda McKenna wins 2020 An Post Irish Book Awards Listowel Writers’ Week Poem of the Year Award

 

New cohort of artists for PS² Freelands Artist Programme 2021-22

 

Preparing for Brexit | Trading and Customs – EORI Numbers

 

Amplify NI – Toolkits

 

Community Tribal Drummers – available for workshops

 

Help Musicians’ Coronavirus Financial Hardship Funding

 

Stage Beyond wins an Achates Philanthropy Prize UK

 

New Lodge Arts Lockdown “Boredom Buster” Book nominated for an Aisling Award

 

Buy Local Art Campaign – Call out For Submissions

 

Tinderbox Theatre Company’s ‘Motion 21’ programme

 

Through The Glass – c21’s Reminiscence Project 

 

Organisations join up to promote Seven inclusive principles for disabled people in Arts & Culture

 

Arts Council of Northern Ireland's Weekly What’s On Guide

 

Wheelworks' ArtCart Restart - Make, Do, Create

 

Theatre Search – Spun Glass Theatre launch ‘Theatre Search’ in response to Covid-19

 

Fill Your Books! blog

 

The 2020 Rome Charter – promoting the right to participate in cultural life as a condition for a better society

 

Artists NI – for Freelance Artists

 

MA in Arts Management

 

Join the Northern Irish Composers Collective

ONLINE ARTS & EVENTS

Make Music Day Meet-Up – Northern Ireland  – 13 Jan

Beyond Skin, Make Music Day

Catalyst Arts’ Common or Garden – Fiona Woods – Online Talk – 15 Jan

Catalyst Arts

NEW! Strand Arts Centre Launches Virtual Screenings With A Resonant Documentary About Martin Luther King Jr. – from 15 Jan

Strand Arts Centre, Film

Common or garden – Public Programme – to 16 Jan

Catalyst Arts

NEW! Loyalty and audiences 1-0-1 – 20 Jan

We Will Thrive

Out to Lunch Festival – to 30 Jan

Out to Lunch Festival

Lore & Saffyre: Take Me Home – A Night of Contemporary Irish & American Music – LIVESTREAM – 30 Jan

Portico Arts & Heritage Centre

Jan McCullough | Tricks of the Trade - to 13 Feb

Centre for Contemporary Art, Exhibition

Shared Music of Dalriada – Miss McLeod’s Reel

Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council, Glens of Antrim Comhaltas, Mull of Kintyre Music Festival, Music

Visual Arts Ireland – VAN Podcast – Episode 1 – Cornelius Browne and Frank Wasser

Visual Arts Ireland

The Duncairn Podcast available now!

Duncairn Centre for Culture & Arts, Podcast

Buy Local Art Campaign – Call out For Submissions

Golden Thread Gallery, Visual Arts

Steven McNamara – Culture Lab at the Ulster Museum – ongoing

Belfast Design Week, Ulster Museum

Little Lullabies: A first opera experience for 0-18 month babies

Northern Ireland Opera, Kids, Music

Francois Matarasso’s Parliament of Dreams Website

Community Arts

Bluebell Arts Derry - SpeakEasy Spoken Word Events Online

Bluebell Arts Project

Bluebell Arts Derry – Creative Arts Videos Online

Bluebell Arts Project

Cultivating Voices – Live Open Mic Poetry

Cultivating Voices, Poetry

ABC Get Creative

Armagh City Banbridge and Craigavon Borough Council, Kids

The Carlingford/Duncairn Summer Sessions 2020 – episodes 1 to 3

Carlingford Heritage Centre, Duncairn Centre for Culture & Arts, Music

‘Well-Being Through Photography’ – Staff Engagement Project

Belfast Exposed, Photography, Well-being

BookTrust NI have launched a new digital hub, BookTrust Home Time

BookTrust

ONLINE TRAINING & WORKSHOPS

CCA Supports: Surgeries – 13 Jan

Centre for Contemporary Art, Visual Arts

Creative Writing at a Distance: Taking Your Teaching Online – 13, 20 and 27 Jan

Connected NI, Open University, Creative Writing, Literature

CCA Supports: Tax return help desk – 15 Jan

Centre for Contemporary Art, Visual Arts

CCA Supports: Crit group – 19 Feb

Centre for Contemporary Art, Visual Arts

NEW! Tinderbox Theatre’s online workshops – Pay what you can – Jan and Feb

Tinderbox Theatre Company

Online Creative Writing Workshops - every Thursday

The Writers Centre, Creative Writing, Literature

Cork Community Art Link Comic-Making Workshops!

Cork Community Art Link, Illustration, Visual Arts

Let’s Craft NI with Kelli Johnston

Craft, Visual Arts

Learning in Lockdown – Online Traditional Music Classes

Dún Uladh

The Write Time! Virtual Creative Writing & Poetry Workshops – Mondays

ISLAND Arts Centre, Poetry, Creative Writing

ONLINE RESOURCES

Dún Uladh music classes – available now

Dún Uladh, Music

Wheelworks Arts' 'Make, Do, Create Festival 2020' catch up

Wheelworks Arts

Visual Artists Help Desk – free for member and non-members – every Wednesday

Visual Artists Ireland

Keeping Safe Online

Volunteer Now

#GetCreativeAtHome campaign

Get Creative At Home Campaign

My Wellread is FREE to join

Kids, Literature, No Cost

Free audible audio books

Kids, Literature

ArtsProfessional’s Covid Culture

ArtsProfessional

ONLINE COMMUNITY ARTS

New Lodge Arts Lockdown “Boredom Buster” Book nominated for an Aisling Award

Community Arts, New Lodge Arts

Black Moon on Vimeo

Black Moon, Disability Arts

Meet Share Dance (Video)

Open Arts, Community Arts, Disability Arts

Beatndrum Samba Band

Beatndrum Samba Band

Open Arts – Community Choir

Open Arts, Disability Arts, Music, Open Arts Community Choir

Access All Areas Podcast

University of Atypical

Holiday Scam

Spanner in the Works Theatre Company

Luminous Soul – “When I Hear Music”

Open Arts, Dance, Disability Arts

Terra Nova Productions

Terra Nova Productions, Intercultural Arts

Arts for All – Quarantine Heroes

Arts for All

Sticky Fingers Arts

Sticky Fingers Arts

Greater Shantallow Community Arts

Greater Shantallow Community Arts

Spanner in the Works Online Theatre

Spanner in the Works Theatre Company

Northern Visions Television

Northern Visions TV

The Poetry Programme

Poetry

Prison Arts Foundation

Prison Arts Foundation

Play Resource Centre

Play Resource Centre

Please note: the following items are listed in chronological order

ANTRIM AND NEWTOWNABBEY

OPPORTUNITIES

Antrim’s Junction Retail and Leisure Park offers FREE spaces for arts events, activities and workshops

The Junction Retail and Leisure Park

Recreational Engagement Programme

Antrim and Newtownabbey Borough Council, WheelWorks

TRAINING & WORKSHOPS

POSTPONED Blackbird Theatre New Saturday Drama School - 2020

Blackbird Theatre, Kids

ARDS AND NORTH DOWN

EVENTS AND ONLINE

Lore & Saffyre: Take Me Home – A Night of Contemporary Irish & American Music – LIVESTREAM – 30 Jan

Portico Arts & Heritage Centre

Shane Todd: Someone Told Me 2020 - 5 Feb

Portico Arts & Heritage Centre, Comedy

Friends In Low Places – 27 Feb

Portico Arts & Heritage Centre, Music

Chamber Philharmonic Europe – 13 Mar

Portico Arts & Heritage Centre, Music

Jake O’Kane: Walks The Line – 20 Mar

Portico Arts & Heritage Centre, Music

Paddy and Nigel On Tour – rescheduled to – 26 Mar

Portico Arts & Heritage Centre, Comedy

The Bjorn Identity – 27 Mar

Portico Arts & Heritage Centre, Music

Kathryn Rudge & Christopher Glynn - 17 Apr

Portico Arts & Heritage Centre, Theatre

Ruby! - rescheduled - 29 May (update)

Portico Arts & Heritage Centre, Theatre

Dolly & Shania: Queens of Country – rescheduled to Summer 2021

Portico Arts & Heritage Centre, Music

Ryan McMullan 2021 Tour - 4 Sept

Portico Arts & Heritage Centre, Music

Simon & Garfunkel Through The Years - 16 Oct

Portico Arts & Heritage Centre, Music

OPPORTUNITIES

Online Clinic – How to Apply for Funding with Neva Elliot (Ards & North Down only)

Visual Arts Ireland

Bangor’s Bloomfield shopping centre offers FREE spaces for arts events, activities and workshops

Bloomfield Shopping Centre

TRAINING & WORKSHOPS

Community Tribal Drummers – available for workshops

Community Tribal Drummers, Music

Traditional Heritage Crafts – ongoing

Welig Heritage Crafts

ARMAGH, BANBRIDGE AND CRAIGAVON

EVENTS AND ONLINE

ABC Get Creative

Armagh City Banbridge and Craigavon Borough Council, Kids

TRAINING & WORKSHOPS

POSTPONED Lough Neagh Writers Meetings – every Tuesday

Lurgan Town Hall, Literature

POSTPONED Moneypenny’s Blacksmith Workshop – every Saturday

Moneypenny’s Blacksmith, Workshops

BELFAST #SaveCQ

menuprev / next

EVENTS AND ONLINE

Paul Moore – Fionnglas – 14 Jan to 25 Feb

Golden Thread Gallery, Visual Art

In A Rainbow of Coalitions | Group Exhibition – to 24 Jan

The MAC

The Black Monolith of the Flâneur – to 24 Jan

The MAC

The Drawing Journal: Image of Thought | Group Exhibition – to 28 Jan

An Culturlann

Belfast is My City –  to 30 Jan

ArtisAnn Gallery, Visual Art

GoGo Penguin / European Tour 2020 – 29 Apr

The Black Box, Music, Cathedral Quarter Arts Festival

Cathedral Quarter Arts Festival – 29 Apr to 9 May

Cathedral Quarter Arts Festival

PAUSE - to 14 June

Interactive Art, Visual Arts

Paul Muldoon reads a new poem for the John Hewitt Society

The John Hewitt Society

Make Magical Memories on the Maritime Mile this Christmas

Maritime Mile

Golden Thread Gallery reopening

Golden Thread Gallery

The Carlingford/Duncairn Summer Sessions 2020 – episodes 1 to 3

Carlingford Heritage Centre, Duncairn Centre for Culture & Arts, Music

Duncairn Arts' Virtual Cabaret

Duncairn Arts Centre, Music, Poetry, Visual Arts

JOBS AND PAID OPPORTUNITIES

NEW! Project Coordinator – Northern Ireland – closing soon

Smashing Times

NEW! Project Officer - Belfast Circus School - closing 13 Jan

Belfast Community Circus School

NEW! Wheelworks Arts: 25 done; 25 to come – call-out for artists – closing 14 Jan

WheelWorks Arts

Maiden Voyage – Company Manager – closing Jan 18

Maiden Voyage Dance

Open Call: CQ BID wishes to commission a creative wayfinding scheme for the Cathedral Quarter BID Area – closing 25 Jan

Cathedral Quarter Trust

OPPORTUNITIES

NEW! Board Members Wanted – closing 22 Jan

We Will Thrive

Picture This – 23 Mar

Belfast Exposed

Kaleidoscope

Kaleidoscope

Buy Local Art Campaign – Call out For Submissions

Golden Thread Gallery, Visual Art

The People’s Gallery – Call out for submissions – ongoing

Belfast Design Week

Calling All North Belfast Creatives!

Duncairn Centre for Culture & Arts, The 174 Trust

The Barracks is available to hire

Kabosh Theatre

Cityside Retail and Leisure Park offers FREE spaces for arts events, activities and workshops

Cityside Retail and Leisure Park

Platform Arts - Studios Available

Platform Arts

Alzheimer’s Society’s Side by Side volunteering – request for volunteers

Alzheimer's Society, Volunteering

FUNDING

Community Arts, Culture and Heritage Fund – ongoing

Community Foundation Northern Ireland

TRAINING & WORKSHOPS

Photography Courses in 2020/2021 – throughout Jan/Feb

Belfast Exposed, Photography

Photography Courses – Jan

Belfast Exposed, Photography

Level 1: Learn the Basics of Video – 6, 13, 20 & 27 Feb

Belfast Exposed

Level 4: Design & Develop a Photography Project – to 1 July

Belfast Exposed, Photography

Online Creative Writing Workshops - every Thursday

The Writers Centre, Creative Writing, Literature

POSTPONED Blackbird Theatre New Saturday Drama School

Blackbird Theatre, Kids

Call for ArtCart Artists/Creative facilitators - ongoing

Wheelworks

CAUSEWAY COAST AND GLENS

EVENTS AND ONLINE

Stendhal 2021 to celebrate 10th anniversary with two separate events

Stendhal Festival of Art

Shared Music of Dalriada – Miss McLeod’s Reel

Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council, Glens of Antrim Comhaltas, Mull of Kintyre Music Festival, Music

OPPORTUNITIES

NEW! Call for Artisans - Could your Artisan workshop be the next Économusée? - closing 15 Jan

Causeway Coast & Glens Heritage Trust

DERRY AND STRABANE

EVENTS AND ONLINE

Sister Act – 7 to 12 Feb

Millennium Forum

Jan McCullough | Tricks of the Trade - to 13 Feb

Centre for Contemporary Art, Exhibition

Tommy Fleming in Concert at the Millennium Forum – 19 Feb

Millennium Forum, Music

Van returns to the Forum - 30 April and 1 May

Millennium Forum, Music, The City of Derry Jazz Festival

Imelda May announces rescheduled concert date for 2021 City of Derry Jazz Festival - 2 May

Millennium Forum, Music

Bluebell Arts Derry – Creative Arts Videos ONLINE

Bluebell Arts Project

Bluebell Arts Derry - SpeakEasy Spoken Word Events Online

Bluebell Arts Project

JOBS AND PAID OPPORTUNITIES

Call for Technicians

Centre for Contemporary Art

OPPORTUNITIES

Studio2 – Open Call

Greater Shantallow Community Arts, Studio 2

City Centre Office Space To Rent

The Playhouse

Theatre Space and Rooms for Hire

Waterside Theatre

Your Space to Create

The Playhouse

Rooms Available for Hire

Eighty81

Room hire

Holywell DiverseCity Community Partnership

TRAINING

CCA Supports: Surgeries – 13 Jan

Centre for Contemporary Art, Visual Arts

CCA Supports: Tax return help desk – 15 Jan

Centre for Contemporary Art, Visual Arts

CCA Supports: Crit group – 19 Feb

Centre for Contemporary Art, Visual Arts

FERMANAGH AND OMAGH

OPPORTUNITIES

Fermanagh & Omagh Council introduce their Arts & Culture Database

Fermanagh and Omagh District Council

TRAINING

Dún Uladh music classes – available now

Dún Uladh, Music

LISBURN AND CASTLEREAGH

EVENTS AND ONLINE

NEW! Lisburn City Library Yarnspinners – Zoom Event – 14 Jan

Lisburn City Library

NEW! Lisburn City Library Yarnspinners – Zoom Event – 11 Feb

Lisburn City Library

ISLAND Arts Bright Ideas for Little Humans with Lots of Energy

ISLAND Arts Centre, Kids

Its Lit! – Join ISLAND Arts Virtual Book Club with best-selling author Tony Macaulay

ISLAND Arts Centre, Poetry

Community Circus Lisburn’s weekly circus skills videos

Community Circus Lisburn

OPPORTUNITIES

Lisburn Historic Quarter Arts Group Urban Regeneration – ongoing

Lisburn Historic Quarter Arts Group Urban Regeneration

Lisburn’s Bow Street Mall offers FREE spaces for arts events, activities and workshops

Bow Street Mall

Call-out for volunteers

R-Space Gallery, Visual Arts

TRAINING & WORKSHOPS

The Write Time! Virtual Creative Writing & Poetry Workshops – Mondays

ISLAND Arts Centre, Poetry, Creative Writing

Guitar Masterclass with Gary Lutton – Saturdays

ISLAND Arts Centre, Music

Yoga and Mindfulness with Lynda Gregg

ISLAND Arts Centre

MID AND EAST ANTRIM

EVENTS AND ONLINE

POSTPONED The Braid Real Music Club – last Friday of each month

The Braid, Music

POSTPONED The Braid Comedy Club – last Saturday of each month

The Braid Museum and Arts Centre, Comedy

OPPORTUNITIES

NEW! Call for Artisans - Could your Artisan workshop be the next Économusée? - closing 15 Jan

Causeway Coast & Glens Heritage Trust

FUNDING

Good Relations Grants Scheme

Mid and East Antrim Borough Council

MID ULSTER

FUNDING

Community Local Festivals Grant

Mid Ulster District Council

Good Relations Grant

Mid Ulster District Council

NEWRY, MOURNE AND DOWN

OPPORTUNITIES

Hanging Space for Artists or Photographers

Castlewellan Library, Photography, Visual Arts

FUNDING DEADLINES

i-Portunus 2020 – open for applications - closing 28 Feb (for music and literature)

Creative Europe

MORE FUNDING

Travel Awards - ongoing

Arts Council of Northern Ireland

Corporate Responsibility Fund - ongoing

Belfast Harbour

BLF People and Communities - ongoing

Big Lottery Fund

BFI Film Fund - ongoing

British Film Institute

Clanmil Community Fund - ongoing

Clanmil Housing

The Elephant Trust - ongoing

The Elephant Trust

Esmée Fairbairn Foundation - Arts Funding - ongoing

Esmée Fairbairn

Jerwood Arts Bursaries

Jerwood Arts

Main Grants - ongoing

Clore Duffield Foundation

Open Grants Programme - ongoing

Clothworkers Foundation

Telecommunity Fund - ongoing

The Community Foundation Northern Ireland

Enkalon Foundation General Fund – ongoing

Enkalon Foundation

Small Grants Scheme - ongoing

Foyle Foundation

Community Grant Programme - ongoing

Halifax Foundation NI

Matched Giving Scheme - ongoing

Halifax Foundation NI

Sharing Heritage - ongoing

Heritage Lottery Fund

Arts Access and Participation Fund - ongoing

Paul Hamlyn

Ideas and Pioneers Fund - ongoing

Paul Hamlyn Foundation

Youth Fund - ongoing

Paul Hamlyn Foundation

Creative Paths Bursaries - ongoing

Play Resource

Development Awards - ongoing

Prince's Trust

Improving Lives - ongoing

The Henry Smith Charity

PRS International Showcase Fund - ongoing

PRS Foundation

Strengthening Communities - ongoing

The Henry Smith Charity

Charitable Grants - ongoing

The Honourable Irish Society

Grants for charitable and not-for-profit organisations - ongoing

The Rayne Foundation

Community Centres and Village Halls Grants - ongoing

Trusthouse Charitable Foundation

Grants Programmes - ongoing

Trusthouse Charitable Foundation


Small Grants Programme - temporarily closed

Arts Council of Northern Ireland

Arts Organisations Emergency Programme reopened – currently closed

Arts Council of Northern Ireland, Department for Communities

Common Call Fund - currently closed

Common Call

Artists Emergency Programme - temporarily closed

Arts Council of Northern Ireland

Central Good Relations Fund (CGRF) 2020/21 - currently closed

Executive Office, T:BUC

Arts Grant - currently closed

Matthew Martino Benevolent Fund

Carn Hill Community Benefit Fund - currently closed

Carn Hill Community Benefit Fund

The Wesleyan Foundation – Large Grants Programme - currently closed

Wesleyan Foundation

Audience Fund - currently closed

British Film Institute

Commissioning Programme for Creative Innovation – currently closed

Arts Council of Northern Ireland

Rural Needs Small Grants Programme – currently closed

Arts Council of Northern Ireland

MORE JOBS, EVENTS & OPPORTUNITIES

NEW! Project Coordinator – Northern Ireland – closing soon

Smashing Times

Invitation to Tender: Per Cent for Art commission – Merlin College – closing 18 Jan

Merlin College Coláiste Mhuirlinne

NEW! Deputy Director – closing 1 Feb

Irish Writers Centre

The Queen Elizabeth Scholarship Trust – closing 15 Feb

Queen Elizabeth Scholarship Trust

Dublin Arts and Human Rights Festival – Round Up

Smashing Times

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