Arts Matter NI Press Release – 1st May, 2018

NEWS RELEASE *** NEWS RELEASE *** NEWS RELEASE *** NEWS RELEASE *** Members of the campaign steering subgroup would like to draw attention to a recent, newly declared interest by the chairperson of the Arts Council of Northern Ireland, John Edmund. ACNI’s register of interests 2018/19 shows an entry for April detailing: “Assignment for the… Continue Reading

AMNI statement 10.4.18

Today has been a much anticipated and dreaded one. For some among us the worst possible outcome has been delivered today, with organisations being cut totally from the AFP  – we know of a handful so far. For others, it may have been less of an upheaval. To all those colleagues and friends whose livelihoods… Continue Reading

Contacts for MLAs

Here are the contact and email details for the Northern Ireland MLAs. Contact Details for MLAs (at Email Details for MLAs (at MLA Form Letter template Continue Reading

MP MLA letter template

This is a template letter that you can use to send to your MP-MLA to ask for their support for arts funding in Northern Ireland. There is an MS word template to download or copy and paste the text below the button into your preferred word processor. You can find links to your MLA’s contact… Continue Reading

The Big Arts Debate at Stormont on 19th February 2018

After the debate, Conor Shields, CEO of Community Arts Partnership, had a few more words to add. Conor Shields, CAP’s CEO and Convenor of #ArtsMatterNI, spoke after #TheArtsDebate — Arts Matter NI (@ArtsMatterNI) February 20, 2018 Continue Reading

ArtsMatterNI in the News–1259014/ – David Boyd – Beat Carnival – 1 hour 13 min in to the programme Continue Reading

Statement – 5th February

    Members of The Arts Matter NI campaign are deeply concerned to read unconfirmed reports in the Belfast Telegraph (2nd February) of “no confidence votes and walk-outs in opposition to the Chair John Edmund”, by the majority of the Board of the Arts Council of Northern Ireland. Given the Arts Sector’s profound anxiety about… Continue Reading

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