DUP seeks transfer of leftover arts funding to NI anniversary events

DUP seeks transfer of leftover arts funding to NI anniversary events

The DUP’s Michelle Knight McQuillan proposed transferring arts funding to NI100 events.

Peter Winter

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A COUNCIL committee has insisted cash left over from a culture, arts and heritage grant scheme should be funnelled into NI 100 projects.

The programme aimed at helping organisations promote cultural access throughout the borough, handed out just £11k from its £20k budget.

Eleven projects are set to benefit form the fund, ranging from creative writing workshops to Irish language classes.

*Full story in this week's Constitution*

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