Connecting Creativity with Community

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Community Arts Partnership – Island Arts Centre, Lisburn – Preview of “Creativity CAPtured” Exhibition – Thursday 28th January

“Creativity CAPtured” will showcase the work of the 10 Lisburn and Castlereagh groups who have been working with CAP this year in multi-disciplinary art forms: Writing, visual arts, film.

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Community Arts Partnership – December Update – Masque Project – Beechview Beacon Centre

Participants from Beechview Beacon Centre worked with artist Hazel Busby on a series of beautiful batik art pieces based on the theme of "Nature"

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Community Arts Partnership – “This is Me” Project – December Update

Derriaghy Day Centre have completed their Photography Project and have produced a marvellous calendar for the centre.

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Community Arts Partnership – December Update – “This is me” project

Working in Finaghy Youth Club, World Cinema Club are developing ideas for their animation film facilitated by Orlaith Cullinane.

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Community Arts Partnership – Masque – December update – Ballinderry Memorial Hall Women’s Art Group

Participants worked with 4 different artists on a series of craft based taster sessions. Work was showcased at a recent community Christmas event in the Hall.

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TRASH Fashion Project Update – Highfield Community Centre and Clonard Monastery Youth Goup

The Highfield group has decided on the theme of Miss Highfield, with each participant representing their own little piece of Highfield Estate. At the moment a key task is dress design

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Community Arts Partnership – TRASH Fashion Project Update – Downtown Centre Lisburn – October 2015

This group of adults with learning disabilities are a very colourful bunch creating new fashion out of charity shop purchases and recycled material.

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Connecting Creativity and Community

Community Arts Partnership takes the lead in the promotion, development and delivery of community arts practice in Northern Ireland. We are an independent advocate for community arts and offer the widest possible range of assistance and opportunity to get creative and engage in community-based arts activity.

Our mission is to take the lead in the promotion, development and delivery of community arts practice, to affect positive change.

Our vision is to see the emergence of a just, inclusive, peaceful and creative society, where difference is welcomed and participation is valued.

We have a two-fold approach to arts development: firstly, supporting access and participation by seeking to affect policy through advocacy and leadership and secondly, promoting authorship and ownership through the active engagement in projects and programmes.