Upcoming Events

Reading Rooms at the…

Wednesday 8th October
Verbal Arts Centre's Reading Rooms will participate in the Festival to share the positive influence of reading on…

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Brushstrokes for Peace

Saturday 20th September
Exhibition, workshops and talks to celebrate the International Day of Peace.

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Yes But Are We Enemies…

Friday 19th September
On Friday September 19th this collaborative poetry tour will be visiting the Verbal Arts Centre as part of…

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Crows On The Wire 'The…

Monday 15th September
Crows On The Wire team will present the next stage of the project, an innovative educational app for…

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Celebrating Seamus Heaney…

Thursday 11th September
A poetry festival named by and supported by the late Seamus Heaney will poignantly celebrate the life and…

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I Love Reading Showcase…

Thursday 24th July
The Verbal Arts Centre alongside Publishing NI will host a major I Love Reading showcase on July 24th

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Large mammals, stick…

Friday 4th July
Free of charge Creative Writing workshops for 12-16 year olds with young adult author Felicity McCall

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VAC at the Interact…

Saturday 28th June
The verbal Arts Centre will organise two workshops for the Festival

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Verbal News

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Screams, crime and suspense for everyone

The Verbal Arts Centre, Eason and Foyleside will be transformed into one mammoth crime scene for their Killer Books Festival as part of Derry-Londonderry’s Halloween…

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Voices of the Unheard at the VAC

The voices of the unheard will ring out this Thursday at the Verbal Arts Centre, during their much anticipated Crows on the Wire Symposium

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Aftermath exhibition to explore hidden histories of conflict

Former Hunger Striker Laurence McKeown brings his Aftermath exhibition to the Verbal Arts Centre

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