The Gift of Poetry Inspires as Armagh 2025 City of Culture Bid Advances

28 Jan 2022

The internationally acclaimed Pulitzer Prize winner Paul Muldoon has penned an original poem for the people of Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon to inspire and galvanize support ahead of the borough’s bid for UK City of Culture 2025, with the…

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Unlocking potential as Armagh 2025 continues its race for UK City of Culture

14 Jan 2022

As the only Northern Ireland bid for UK City of Culture 2025, our richly historic, but often understated, city of Armagh and wider borough of Banbridge and Craigavon – is certainly a place that makes for an eclectic mix of…

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Armagh reveals 2022 festival spectacular

15 Dec 2021

All-new Fusion Festival promises an explosion of cultural entertainment over three weekends in February Armagh City is to stage a three-weekend mega-festival event in February next year as part a major celebration of its rich history, heritage and culture. Bringing…

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It’s time to have your say on UK City of Culture 2025!

22 Nov 2021

The bid team for Armagh City and borough’s UK City of Culture 2025 want everyone to get involved in shaping the final entry for the competition by taking part in local workshops in person or on-line – to have your…

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‘BIND’ celebrates the Armagh Robinson Library in poetry, dance and film

19 Nov 2021

‘BIND’, an innovative contemporary dance and poetry film celebrating the 250th anniversary of the Armagh Robinson Library, will receive its premiere screening at the Market Place Theatre Studio on Thursday 25 November at 8.30pm. Taking place as part of the…

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‘Vallely@80’ at the Market Place Gallery, Market Place Theatre and Arts Centre, Armagh

19 Nov 2021

Saturday 20 November 2021 until Saturday 15 January 2022 Vallely at 80 is a major retrospective by international artist John B Vallely. The artist will revisit drawings and oil paintings spanning almost 63 years as well as showcase new work…

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Armagh City and Borough Together for City of Culture 2025

12 Nov 2021

Local residents, businesses and organisations are being urged to take part in the bidding process for Armagh City and its surrounding borough’s final submission for UK City of Culture 2025. Commenting on the importance of local involvement in shaping and…

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UK City of Culture 2025 is One Step Closer for Armagh City

08 Oct 2021

The Department of Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) has officially released the names of those cities longlisted to compete for the coveted title of UK City of Culture 2025, with Armagh City and its surrounding borough making the list. …

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It’s Official! Armagh City is on the list for UK City of Culture 2025

20 Aug 2021

The UK City of Culture has officially released the names of all those cities competing for the coveted title in 2025, confirming Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon as a potential future winner for Northern Ireland. The UK City of Culture…

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