We know that workforce connection, team-building and wellbeing are key priorities for our business members. Our members have told us that some of their key challenges are;
Check out the amazing array of workforce Reconnection products, developed by our Arts & Business NI arts members, designed to help organisations support employee wellbeing and foster a sense of team through creativity. Enjoy!
Amadan are husband & wife team Jude Quinn & Gemma Mae Halligan, who have been creating edgy & physical theatre since 2014. Using the styles of clown & bouffon. Amadan want to engage with their audience in a visceral, entertaining, relevant & at times confrontational way.
They offer workshops using theatre & Clown techniques. 3 options: Reconnecting your team, Retaining your staff, Supporting wellbeing.READ MORE
Andersonstown CTMS are a charitable organisation focused on bringing the community together through music education, no matter age, race or economic standing. Their affordable classes help people from all walks of life explore their passion for music.
They offer Introductory Workshops in Irish Traditional & Contemporary Musical Instruments- fiddle, tin-whistle, bodhran, acoustic guitar, mandolin, tenor banjoREAD MORE
Arts Care are a progressive Arts and Health Organisation founded in 1991 and based in Northern Ireland. They deliver a wide range of Arts programmes and projects across all Health and Social Care Trusts.
They offer a variety of art form workshops including Visual Arts, Music, Dance and Movement, Environmental transformation/murals, creative writing and Clown DoctorsREAD MORE
Belfast Exposed is Northern Ireland’s leading photography organisation. Their vision is to enrich people's lives through photography.
They offer a Wellbeing Photography Programme.READ MORE
A creative hub for artists, designers, makers based in Bangor, Northern Ireland. Artists Studios, Maker Spaces and workspaces for the creative sector.
They offer a range of art workshops including Art for relaxation, collaborative printmaking, inky cards & tags, macrame plant hangers, creative thinking, sketch & sip, abstract painting, rock painting and window painting.READ MORE
Cinemagic International Film and Television Festival for Young People is an award-winning charity that has been educating, inspiring and motivating young people for the last three decades.
They offer Film based projects: Bringing internal communications to life and Promotional Film for Marketing and Recruitment/Business Development departments to attract new employees.READ MORE
Circusful support people to surprise themselves through circus. They meet them where they are, have fun and build a community together.
The organisation offers Circus skills workshops including juggling, tightwire, partner balance, hula hoop, and trapeze. One off or series of workshops available. Animation of conferences and events.READ MORE
Golden Thread Gallery is one of Belfast’s leading contemporary visual art gallery. They work to broaden access to and improve public experience of visual art in Northern Ireland.
They offer Group art activities to provoke conversation and connection- gallery exhibition tours, meet the curator, gallery/office art workshops, desk design or create an office art gallery wallREAD MORE
Kabosh has developed a reputation for giving a voice to site, space and people. Through blending new writing and unusual locations every production is unique. The company gives audiences a theatrical experience that encourages them to reimagine a space, a person or a moment in history.
They offer Walking Tours- Belfast Entries: Explore the Labyrinth; Quartered: Belfast, A Love Story an immersive audio tour that explores the city from an LGBTQI+ perspective.READ MORE
Keith Acheson is a Belfast-based composer, conductor and teacher. He is currently an arts facilitator for Arts Care and Choir Master for the Sing For Life and Crescendo community choirs as well as promoting the Citi and Belfast Trust staff choirs.
He helps set up Workplace choirs- promoting a greater sense of wellbeing through the release of endorphins-a proven positive side effect of singing.READ MORE
NI Opera is Northern Ireland’s internationally award-winning opera company, founded in 2010 with a focus on developing young local talent and bringing world-class opera to venues and locations across Northern Ireland. NI Opera provides outreach programmes to a wide range of youth, community and corporate groups.
Events include their ‘Come and Sing’ events, where over an evening you’ll learn opera choruses and join in with professional singers, a lunchtime concert series they can bring to you, featuring favourite songs from musical theatre and opera. There are also workshops from seasoned performers on the tips and tricks to speak with confidence in public and engaging and fun team-bonding events, from trivia quizzes with live performances to an ‘Opera Improv’ evening.READ MORE
OUTBURST QUEER ARTS FESTIVAL is an annual explosion of queer art and performance in Belfast, Northern Ireland.
Outburst book group explores classic and contemporary queer books and ideas. Partnership with Outburst Queer Arts Festival opens up opportunities for bespoke creative engagements in your workplace.READ MORE
The Playhouse is one of the most vibrant and loved arts centres in Northern Ireland. Established in 1992 they are here to create community, celebrate diversity and empower people through the arts.
They offer a range of creative workshops including Graffiti, DJing, Visual Arts, Crafts, Drama/ performance, Dance and Creating a large-scale art piece for your building.READ MORE
QSS establish and maintain studio, office, exhibition and workshop facilities for artists whether in premises owned or leased by the company or elsewhere, provided that all the objects of the company shall be exclusively charitable.
They offer a range of introductory workshops including abstract painting, ceramics, printmaking, portraiture and playful methods into painting.READ MORE
Quotidian – Word on the Street Limited is an arts production company dedicated to putting literature, especially poetry into public spaces, in innovative ways intended to engage the general public and not just a literary audience.
They offer literature, story and poetry based creative activities including lunchtime readings or screenings, meet the author events, creative writing workshops and Poetry Jukebox.READ MORE
Seacourt Print Workshop was founded in 1981 by Margaret Arthur and Jean Duncan. They wanted to be able to practice printmaking close to home and starting small, they established a print workshop. To help pay for overheads and purchase equipment they delivered courses to local people, then schools and the membership started to grow.
They offer Printmaking workshops including letterpress postcards and cyanotype: cyan-blue prints produced using a photographic printing process.READ MORE
Arts & Business NI is generously supported by The Arts Council of Northern Ireland.