Please see the news page for our full Coronavirus / COVID-19 Update. Following advice ISLAND Arts Centre is temporarily pausing venue-based activities until further notice - we will continue to monitor the evolving situation to determine when we will re-open. We will update this message, via the News page of our website, and our social media channels. Read more
Art, it’s all about coming together.
Art helps to improve our sense of wellbeing and we want you to get involved, from both the wider community and all schools in Lisburn & Castlereagh Council area.
We offer a wide range of free workshops, funding and training opportunities and fantastic events such as Twilight Night and Mayor’s Carnival Parade.
Aimed at beginners, these workshops are free and enable community leaders, staff and volunteers to gain the skills to deliver arts–based workshops to their own groups.Read More
Schools can benefit from arts workshops, competitions, tours and much more.Read More
Arts Encounters allow your group to try new art forms with professional tutors over a period of 6 weeks - so you can build your new skills.Read More
Buzz Visits are taster workshops that allow your community group to sample new art forms with experienced tutors.Read More
This section will help you find out more about locally available arts funding and bursaries.Read More
Take a stroll down our Community Arts Walkway to see the fantastic creativity from community groups in the Lisburn Castlereagh Area and beyond.Read More