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Unlocking Family Fun on St. Patrick’s Day

Searching for drink-free family activities this St. Patrick’s Day? Well look no further! Happenings have unlocked a drink free zone for all ages,  with a feast of Ireland's most exciting cultural acts, speakers, food, crafts and music. As an alternative to the messy streets, Paddy’s Day Unlocked will transform Meeting House Square into a buzzing ‘beerless’ bunker supplied with creativity and culture; new Irish music, mouth-watering local food and inspiring activities for all ages.

Enjoy a special programme of music curated by Nialler9, and sample  delicious food, healthy goodies and...

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Unlocking Family Fun on St. Patrick’s Day

Collaborations 2015

Collaborations returns in 2015 to once again provide an environment where emerging artists can challenge themselves to create new work. The idea behind it was to encourage artists to start something, to take a leap into that project that has been in their heads for the last few months, to put pen to paper or chats to tea or chords to music or print to frame and make it happen!

Collaborations runs from 18 February to 7 March at Smock Alley Theatre.

Now in its fourth year, the festival invites you to choose any one of 38 blocks (a block is a single hour where you can watch 1, 2 or...

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Collaborations 2015

Short Courses in Film-making at Filmbase

Filmbase have announced details of short courses for aspiring film makers this spring. Whether you’re one of those budding-directors itching to make your first steps in the world of film, or you dream of being a star of film and tv features, Filmbase offers introductory courses at affordable rates for almost every aspect of film and documentary making.

This year there are new courses for Writing for Low Budget Film and a 4-day Acting For Camera Showreel course. There’s plenty more on offer too, with the return of the ever popular Documentary Film Making Course, and the Make a Short Film...

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Short Courses in Film-making at Filmbase