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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 2nd April
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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Reading Rooms goes mobile!

The Verbal Arts Centre's Reading Rooms is set to go mobile after receiving legacy funding from Arts Council of Northern Ireland and Derry City Council

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Reading Rooms - watch our latest film!

It's a very exciting time for our Reading Rooms which aretaking place in a diverse range of venues and community settings acrossDerry~Londonderry, Belfast and in…

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‘Crows on the Wire’ workshop in Cookstown

A community engagement workshop aimed at generating perspective on the transition of policing in Northern Ireland from the RUC to PSNI will take place in…

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