• Velvet Alibi


    Everything's Coming Up Roses for Velvet Alibi

    Sparked into life upon seeing Nile Rodgers and Chic in Derry, the rising 12-piece are now electrifying the city with their own live shows and have their sights set next on the Jazz Festival

  • Tony Hill Main

    Visual Arts

    Tony Hill Exhibit Spans Five Decades of Artistic Diversity

    Career retrospective brings highlights from the multi-talented artist's immense body of work together for the first time at Banbridge's F.E. McWilliam Gallery

  • The Train Main

    Performing Arts

    There's a Train-a-Comin'

    Rough Magic's new musical is steaming towards Belfast, recreating the radical journey made by women in protest of Ireland's ban on birth control

  • Jan Carson Haydn


    The Seven Last Words

    Responding to Haydn's 18th century composition hasn't been easy for author Jan Carson, yet the classical collaboration has still presented its own creative rewards

  • Creative Workspaces Feature

    Local Creatives Share Their Workstations

    Whether a writer, musician, photographer or label owner, the things we surround ourselves with are key to stimulating ideas and productivity

  • Game of Thrones Location Scout

    Scouting Westeros

    Game of Thrones location manager Robert Boake on the joys of searching Northern Ireland for scenery fit for television's most epic tale

  • Bearded Candle Makers Main


    Waxing Lyrical with the Bearded Candle Makers

    The Downpatrick duo are enjoying the sweet smell of success and now sharing the secrets of their craft as part of a Bushmills workshop series

  • Yellow Yard Main

    Not Just Any Yard Sale

    Comprised of independent traders with a shared vision, The Yellow Yard is responding creatively to economic change and breathing new life into Derry

  • A Balanced Homelife by Linda Conroy

    Visual Arts

    Jill Todd Photographic Award Exhibition Comes Home

    Though tinged with sadness, this annual celebration of new young talents remains bold and provoking in its Northern Ireland debut

  • Famla feature

    Performing Arts

    Playing Happy Families with John McCann

    Home truths are dragged from the past in the writer's first full-length drama, honed over six years with help from Tinderbox