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People's Republic of…

Festivals & Events
Saturday 23rd May
The People's Republic of Creativity is taking place in the Verbal Arts Centre next month and it's going…

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Reading Rooms Eason…

Reading Rooms
Thursday 7th May
Our open Reading Rooms in Eason Foyleside takes place every Thursday from 7pm to 8pm It is free…

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Reading Rooms in Creative…

Reading Rooms
Friday 16th January
Reading Rooms in partnership with Big Telly's Creative Shops Project deliver an open group every Friday in Strabane…

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Award Winning Play 'Love…

Thursday 15th January
Ulster University students are staging the Northern Ireland premiere of Love and Information by award winning playwright Caryl…

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Big Monster Draw Exhibition

Monday 12th January
The Big Monster Draw is part of Voluntary Art Ireland's #LoveToDraw campaign. #LoveTo aims to bring the spotlight…

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'Toe by Toe' Literacy…

Wednesday 3rd December
Frank Cowling will be presenting a literacy workshop at the Verbal Arts Centre

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Cathy Kelly Book Signing

Tuesday 2nd December
Belfast-born writer Cathy Kelly to sign her bestseller 'It started with Paris'

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Abridged 0 – 36: Dis-Ease…

Thursday 6th November
If there is in fact, a heaven and a hell, all we know for sure is that hell…

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Verbal News

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Pearl on the Foyle Summer Camp Programme

We are all as unique as pearls in their shells. Come and join this wonderful project which explores how exceptional we all are and how…

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Celebrate Children's Book Week

Our Reading Rooms' team are out and about this week with special sessions taking place around the city for Children's Book Week run by the Book Trust.

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Reading Rooms Belfast summer fun

This summer our Reading Rooms Belfast go mobile and everyone is invited to take part in a series of one-off, pop-up Reading Rooms which reflect on…

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The Centre has a number of accessible and flexible spaces for hire and has played host to a wide range of uses from seminars, training sessions, presentations, board meetings, debates, drama, musical events, dance sessions, storytelling, wedding blessings and even the Northern Ireland Executive.


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