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Donate to one of our Arts Members this Christmas!

25 Dec 2020

Donate to one of our Arts Members this Christmas

Our Arts Members rely on the generosity of their supporters to continue to do the amazing work that they do. If you are looking for something a little different to donate to this Christmas, why not choose one of these fantastic Arts organisations:

 

Andersonstown Music School

Andersonstown Traditional & Contemporary Music School provide access and opportunities for participation in music activities, in disadvantaged areas of Belfast, especially for children & young people, minority ethnic communities and disabled communities.

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Armstrong Storytelling Trust

Armstrong Storytelling Trust provide storytelling activities for people of all ages, facilitate public storytelling events including monthly adult Yarnspinning evenings, and

gives employment opportunities for new and emerging storytellers.

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Arts Care

Arts Care deliver a wide range of Arts programmes and projects across all Health and Social Care Trusts. They believe in the benefits of creativity to well-being, making all forms of art accessible to patients, clients, residents and staff in health, social and community care settings.

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Belfast Community Circus School

Belfast Community Circus School aim to transform lives and communities through the power of circus arts and street theatre, working with the most disadvantaged communities across Northern Ireland. They support local talent, run classes and team-building workshops, and each year showcase their work in their internationally recognised street theatre and circus arts festival, Festival of Fools.

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Belfast Exposed

Belfast Exposed travel to the heart of every community across Northern Ireland and provide invaluable support to many individuals in need. They are unique in their methods and are very highly regarded by counsellors, community workers and social workers. Your donation allows Belfast Exposed to travel and work with individuals and groups in your local area, leading to a positive impact on your community.

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Belfast International Arts Festival

Belfast International Arts Festival bring Belfast to the world and the world to Belfast, a multidisciplinary arts festival that brings people and artists together. Donations allow them to continue to present a vibrant and world-class programme from home and abroad, reimagined for the times we live in, maintain their Free For Everyone events, and kickstart the decimated arts sector in Belfast and Northern Ireland

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Belfast Music Society

By donating to BMS, you are helping to support and sustain world-class chamber music provision in Belfast. We welcome ALL donations, large or small.

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Belfast Philharmonic Society

The Belfast Philharmonic Choir is Northern Ireland's only symphonic choir. The 120+ strong choir performs at least four programmes per year, many alongside the Ulster Orchestra. including performances of Handel's Messiah every Christmas - a tradition that goes back as far as 1886! They welcome donations, no matter how large or small, to help them make and support choral music in Northern Ireland.

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The Black Box

By donating to the Black Box you’ll help them to continue to be cutting-edge, inclusive, accessible and weird. Together you will enrich the lives of many.

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BookTrust NI

BookTrust is the UK's largest children's reading charity. Each year they reach 3.9 million children across the UK with books, resources and support.

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Boom Studios

Boom Studios is a creative hub, a social enterprise that provides vibrant workspaces for local creatives, a year-round creative programme and a range of artistic outreach services for the local community, local businesses and events.

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Bruiser Theatre Company

Committed to nurturing the next generation of drama professionals, Bruiser inspire and encourage young actors and theatre makers through their unique education projects. Their impact extends across the proscenium arch and through the theatre doors, as they use drama as a mechanism for creating positive social change in local communities.

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Camerata Ireland

Camerata Ireland have been pushing the boundaries of musical collaboration across the island of Ireland since 1999. They celebrate the incredible musical talents by gathering the finest musicians from across the country and creating opportunities for them to play, perform, and share their collective musical heritage.

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Cathedral Quarter Arts Festival

Donations will enable Cathedral Quarter Arts Festival to book more artists, hire more technical crews, work with more venues, attract bigger audiences, support the local hospitality industry and generally help make Belfast a more attractive place to live and work. 

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Centre for Contemporary Art Derry/Londonderry

CCA Derry/Londonderry creates opportunities for audiences to experience ambitious, experimental and engaging art, and for emerging artists to develop successful careers.

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Charles Wood Festival and Summer School

Charles Wood promote the music of Charles Wood and his association with Armagh. To provide opportunities for people to develop and enhance skills associated with music in worship. To present programmes of music to the highest achievable standard within both a concert and liturgical context.

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The Duncairn

The Duncairn aim to create a shared space arts facility that will contribute to North Belfast’s cultural, social, political and economic rebirth. They showcase, support & develop the work of young emerging local artists in order to create a new arts-based model of engagement with disenfranchised, marginalised and disadvantaged communities in North Belfast.

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The John Hewitt Society

The John Hewitt Society promotes literature, arts, and culture inspired by the ideals and ideas of the poet John Hewitt. For over 30 years they have run literary readings, creative writing workshops, discussion panels and immersive summer schools.

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Kabosh Theatre Company

Kabosh is a Belfast based theatre company who create provocative, original theatre that transforms our understanding of who and where we are. The work ranges from large-scale productions in a range of theatres and non-theatres to bespoke theatrical city tours for small audiences.

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The Lyric Theatre

The Lyric want to be able to continue producing great theatre for you when they return and to do so your support is more important to them than ever. If you are able to consider making a donation to them at this time they would be truly grateful.

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The MAC

Every extra penny goes into doing what the MAC does best - creating a space that kick-starts connections between people, and between people and art. It's something they're really proud of, and something you can be proud of too.

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Open Arts

Help Open Arts fulfil their vision to inspire and support the creativity and artistic development of disabled. By supporting Open Arts they can continue to engage with disabled people to deliver high quality activities and events across a range of art forms. 

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Outburst Arts

Outburst supports hundreds of LGBTQI+ artists, writers, performers and thinkers to create cutting-edge art and share bold ideas that matter. Join the gang and support them to create safe spaces for dangerous ideas at the annual festival and beyond!

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Panarts/Belfast Nashville Songwriters

Panarts create and deliver arts programmes both at home and abroad. They curate and run the annual Belfast Nashville Songwriters Festival and Song Writing Convention (the first of its kind in UK/Ireland), and their inter-community schools outreach programmes have reached many children across Northern Ireland.

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Queen’s Film Theatre

If you love QFT and have some money to spare, you can support them by making a donation to help them continue their work.

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R Space Gallery

R Space is a visual arts and crafts space, presenting and commissioning a programme of exhibitions and arts activity based in The Linen Rooms in the heart of the City of Lisburn.

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Sole Purpose Productions

Sole Purpose Productions use the discourse of imagination to investigate and illuminate social and public issues. They produce new dynamic theatre that contributes to social change, explores the dynamics of human relationships and promotes good relations. They bring art to the heart of the social, economic and creative life of communities.

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Strand Arts Centre

At the heart of the cultural and economic wellbeing of East Belfast since 1935, the Strand is now playing an even more important role within the community. It presents a diverse mix of new release and classic screenings, comedy, theatre, music and other live events that would not otherwise be staged in East Belfast.

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Terra Nova Productions

Terra Nova’s vision is to put the wonder back into the world we all share. This means making participants and audiences feel a shared sense of wonder: an awareness of the possibility of exploration and growth, and making participants and audiences aware of what binds humanity together while addressing what drives people apart.

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Tinderbox Theatre Company

Tinderbox empowers the individual through play. They use play to liberate the imagination, to discover, explore and realise creative potential and to create new performances that challenge, provoke and inspire.

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Ulster Youth Orchestra

The Ulster Youth Orchestra aims to develop young people through music by providing a creative, nurturing and inclusive environment in which talented, young musicians enhance their personal and musical development.

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Void Gallery

Void is a contemporary art gallery that commissions and produces a visual arts programme that aims to challenge our audience and promote the arts to new and existing audiences. The programme supports a diverse range of artistic practices of national and international artists.

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Wheelworks

WheelWorks creates new worlds for socially disadvantaged people aged 4 – 25 across Northern Ireland with workshops and programmes, combining traditional and digital art forms to help our young people express themselves in new ways.

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Young at Art

Young at Art believes passionately that every child should have the right to access exciting and original creative experiences, regardless of who they are or where they come from. As such most of its programme is universally accessible.

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Our Funders & Partners

Arts & Business NI is generously supported by The Arts Council of Northern Ireland.