Our annual Belfast Children's Festival, 9-14 March 2018, is the perfect outing for schools groups, offering subsidised ticket deals and support for teachers and children. All school shows are accompanied by classroom resources linked to the curriculum.
We are excited to have four current opportunities within our team: Creative Child Co-ordinator and Fighting Words Belfast Co-ordinator and two 6 month paid internships open to 18-24 yr olds: Events Coordinator and Marketing & Audience Development. All close Monday 16 Oct at 4pm.
Robert Dunbar Memorial Libraries - applications open
Children’s Books Ireland has announce the inaugural Robert Dunbar Memorial Libraries, named in memory of former patron and long-time friend of the organisation. Open to primary and secondary schools in Northern Ireland and Republic of Ireland. Deadline 9 Oct.
Weekends start even earlier in the Cathedral Quarter! The first Thursday of every month in Belfast’s celebrated cultural core is set to become the essential date in the city’s social calendar. Young at Art are delighted to be involved, bringing family friendly interactive storytelling sessions.
Creative Child is an arts-based engagement programme which aims to increase literacy, confidence, imagination and critical vocabulary. Find out more about the aims, ethos, and some impressive facts and figures!
Sarah from the Arts Council of Northern Ireland popped along to Baby Rave Afrobeat on Sat 10 June at The MAC and spoke to Eibhlin de Barra to find out what it is and what else is happening throughout the year.
Young at Art are delighted to announce that we have received grants from both the John Thaw Foundation and the Blackburn Trust in support of relaxed performances during the 2018 Belfast Children’s Festival.
Teleportation happenings at Seamus Heaney HomePlace
Fighting Words Belfast hosted over 150 primary school children from Belfast and Dublin for the unveiling of 'The Teleportation Electrician' storybook, the result of a 2 month cross-community cross-border creative writing project.
Booking now open for Baby Rave Afrobeat Sat 10 June
Booking now open for our upcoming Baby Rave - Afrobeat edition with the wonderful DJ Kwame from Bounce Culture on the decks at The MAC on Sat 10 June. Early booking advised as this event was sold out at the Belfast Children's Festival
Start your Little Festival Adventure with Translink
Young at Art is excited to be taking over two Translink trains travelling from Bangor at 12.27pm (Saturday 11th March) and Derry/ Londonderry at 11.33am (Sunday 12th March) into the free family fun days running as part of the annual Belfast Children's Festival.
Sustrans Fun Family Cycle to Belfast Children’s Festival at Botanic Gardens
Take part in a family-friendly bike ride this Spring and prove the expression that happiness is the journey not just the destination. Discover too that a day out in Belfast doesn’t have to mean driving frantically around looking for a car park space.