Tagged: Belfast

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Culture Night Belfast: A night of two halves?

Culture Night Belfast, part of the wider island of Ireland-wide celebration taking place annually on 21 September, is an event that I always make sure to attend, with my family,  regardless of the weather. Parking...

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A Belfast Blog meets Adam Frew

Adam Frew is a talented potter and ceramic artist based on Ireland’s north coast. His work ranges from exhibition pieces and large pots to functional items intended for everyday use. Since speaking with Adam...

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The Forbidden Zone

In Tarkovsky’s 1979 film Stalker, three men journey through the ‘Forbidden Zone’ – a damp, overgrown wasteland where the rules of nature no longer apply. Their goal is to reach a place within the ‘Zone’...

Launch of 'Everything Gets Treated The Same' by Ben Weir © Jonathan Brennan 0

Ben Weir – ‘Everything Gets Treated The Same’

I’ve just returned from Ben Weir’s book launch of ‘Everything Gets Treated The Same’ at Framewerk gallery in Belfast. Artist/architect Ben Weir describes it as ‘A book about the death of buildings’, a rumination rather...

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A Belfast Blog meets: Zeynep Bulut

A Belfast Blog was thrilled to meet Dr. Zeynep Bulut. Zeynep moved to Belfast from London earlier this year to take up post as Lecturer in Music at the Department of Music and Sonic Arts...

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C.S. Lewis: icon of East Belfast

East Belfast has a number of cultural heroes. George Best and Van Morrison are perhaps the biggest household names. And as with any area pushing a culture and tourism agenda, there’s no shortage of...

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This Christmas – Buy NI !

I’ve got a new Christmas Present Strategy. In short – all of the gifts I buy this year have to be made in Northern Ireland. Or at least designed in Northern Ireland. On Christmas...

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A Belfast Blog meets: Stephen Snoddy

A Belfast Blog recently spoke to Stephen Snoddy. Currently the Director of The New Art Gallery Walsall, Stephen has been at the helm of a number of leading contemporary arts institutions, and the organiser of...

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A Belfast Blog meets: Peggy Hughes

A Belfast Blog recently asked to speak to Peggy Hughes. Peggy is currently Manager of Literary Dundee, an initiative that celebrates the creative talent within the University of Dundee and brings together writers and readers...