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Arts & Cultural Bursaries investment for the city’s Arts & Cultural Sector

ISLAND Arts is delighted to announce that up to 31 March 2023, the council is investing over £104,000 in Arts & Cultural delivery across the council area. Financial support of £22,547 is for arts and cultural grants and £3,000 in arts bursaries to develop and support local artists, arts organisations and companies working in the arts and cultural sector and a further £78,575, co-funded by the Department for Communities, for city-based constituted community groups to develop their own arts and cultural events and festivals, all of which seek to develop our city as a cultural destination and place to live and work.

John Hewitt International Summer School

Congratulations goes to successful applicants Eilish Mary Mulholland and Geraldine Treacy, who have each received a bursary to attend the acclaimed John Hewitt International Summer School in 2022 that enables local writers to spend a week enjoying a varied programme of talks, readings and workshops led by a host of renowned writers and speakers at the Market Place Theatre in Armagh.

Tyrone Guthrie Centre

The Tyrone Guthrie Centre Regional Bursary Scheme is also now open to practitioners of all the Arts to spend a week at the prestigious Tyrone Guthrie Centre in County Monaghan that plays host to artists from around the world working in a variety of art forms to develop their creative practise.