Upcoming Events

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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Reading Rooms at Eason's…

Thursday 5th June
Open Reading Room Group every Thursday at 7 pm

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Fighting words

Thursday 5th June
Fighting words workshops will make children's mind run wild

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Lemn Sissay will be…

Tuesday 20th May
Two days of activities and discussions about literature and poetry

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New Reading Rooms Group…

Wednesday 14th May
The first meeting will take place on Wednesday 14th May at 11am

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One City, One Book:…

Thursday 8th May
The Northern Irish writer will take over two days of activities

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Verbal News

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Become a volunteer for the Reading Rooms project

The Reading Rooms project is looking for volunteers for this new autumn term. Just give one hour per week to this amazing experience of shared…

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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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Verbal Arts Centre to go dark for 1418 reflection

Everyone in the UK is invited to take part in LIGHTS OUT by turning off their lights from 10pm to 11pm on 4 August, leaving…

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The Centre

Room Hire

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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