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War-Torn Children exhibition of arpilleras. 2 Oct - 27 Oct 2017

This exhibition of arpilleras, photographs and posters, commissioned by the Verbal Arts Centre, Derry / Londonderry, highlights the devastating impact of war on children, their families and communities. It is an adaptation of War-Torn Children…

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Convergence - Noel Connor and David Gepp Poetry and Photography Exhibition

Poetry and photography by Noel Connor and David Gepp. The exhibition opens on Poetry Day Ireland, Thursday 27th April and runs until Friday 30th June.

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Ireland's Laureate na nÓg P.J. Lynch

Laureate na nÓg, Ireland’s fourth laureate for children’s literature 2017 author and illustrator P.J. Lynch visited The Verbal Arts Centre. During his visit he gave a class of Oakgrove Intergrated…

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Call out for Reading Rooms volunteers

Verbal is looking for volunteers to work on our ever-expanding Reading Rooms Programme.

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VOX PIX media project

The ‘VOX PIX’ media project has been supported by the Community Relations Council. VOX PIX has enabled young people aged 16+ to explore attitudes to civil society and policing in…

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Arpillera Voices and Echoes / Voces y ecos arpilleros Launch

This exhibition, commissioned by the Chilean Embassy, London & Verbal Arts Centre, Derry / Londonderry is comprised of 21 arpilleras made by communities and individuals from different countries: Chile, Northern…

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SBOOKY Halloween Festival 2016

SBOOKY Halloween Festival 2016 was the scariest Halloween book themed festival that took place this year! The Verbal Arts Centre, Eason and Foyleside was transformed and filled with treats and…

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Verbal's Gregory McCartney receives ACES award from ACNI

Congratulations to Verbal's Gregory McCartney on receiving an Artists Career Enhancement Scheme award from the Arts Council of Northern Ireland this month.

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Intergenerational Reading Rooms

Often older people can be  presented as being a drain on society rather than an asset. There is a growing need for intergenerational contact to try and challenge and offset…

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Halloween Event at Eason donegall place belfast

Saturday 29th October Time @11am – 12 Noon Me, Granny/Grandad and a Book

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Arpillera Voices and Echoes / Voces y ecos arpilleros exhibition at The Verbal Arts Centre

This exhibition, commissioned by the Chilean Embassy, London & Verbal Arts Centre, Derry / Londonderry is comprised of 21 arpilleras made by communities and individuals from different countries: Chile, Northern…

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