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About ISLAND

About ISLAND


ISLAND Arts Centre is a lively, creative hub for people just like you.

Enjoy great nights out with live theatre, music, film and dance that’s worthy of your time and attention. Learn new skills and take the opportunity to express yourself in our varied courses and workhops led by professional artists. Explore our relaxed gallery spaces, XPLORART Sculpture Trail and enjoy the best new art from Northern Ireland and further afield.

Create precious family moments with a jam-packed ISLAND Kids programme designed for the liveliest of imaginations. You can make a day out of it and take in the beautiful scenery along the Lagan Tow Path, linking directly to Lagan Valley Regional Park.

We have diverse professional and leisure spaces for hire - whatever the occasion, our friendly, dedicated team of professionals and skilled technicians will work with you to help your event run smoothly. Learn more here

Meet the Arts Service Team based at ISLAND Arts Centre

To reach us by phone:

  028 9244 7452


Arts Service Management & Strategic Development

Lesley Wilson

Acting Arts Service Manager


Arts Administration Co-Ordination

Barry Turkington

Acting Arts Administration Co-ordinator

Paula Fay

Acting Arts Administration Assistant


Arts Centre Programme Coordination

Christina Hurson

Arts Programme Co-ordinator

Heather Bulfin

Arts Programme Assistant


Community Arts Coordination

Susannah McKenna

Acting Community Arts Officer

Lynda McCord

Assistant Community Arts Officer


Arts & Events Technical Coordination

Cathal Magee

Arts & Events Technical Officer

Tim Dougherty

Arts & Events Technician

Richie Lappin

Arts & Events Technician


Arts Marketing & Arts Education Coordination

Úna Casement

Arts Information & Education Officer (Job-share)

Susan Taggart

Temporary Arts Information & Education Officer (Job-share)

Frances McNally

Temporary Assistant Arts Information Officer