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Spectacular Ogham Grove Opens Tonight In Cathedral Quarter

Cathedral Quarters Writers’ Square will tonight (September 17) be transformed into a spectacular installation from the creative team for CNB21 Presents: The Ogham Grove. From 6pm tonight through until Sunday evening visitors can experience an interactive celebration of the ancient druidic language, with massive representations of trees, sounds and lighting weaving a path of learning...

Father And Son Team Behind Massive Culture Night Installation

Monumental Ogham Grove interactive structure will dominate Writer’s Square Father and son team Gawain Morrison and Dylan McCaughtry will bring an ancient Celtic language to life with a massive construction across Belfast’s Writer’s Square for this weekend’s Culture Night Belfast. Having worked on music videos, short films and art projects they are now preparing for their...

Translink Launches new #LetsChangeTogether Campaign

Urgent call for Collective Change to Tackle Climate Crisis ahead of COP26 With the climate change emergency now labelled a ‘code red for humanity’ moment, Translink has launched an exciting campaign, under the banner #LetsChangeTogether, calling for organisations and individuals to join with it to make vital changes to achieve net-zero emissions across Northern Ireland. This campaign coincides...

Cathedral Quarter Trail To Lead Culture Night Visitors To The Ogham Grove

Over the coming weekend, Cathedral Quarter’s Writers’ Square will be the location for The Ogham Grove, a spectacular installation created by this year’s ambitious creative team for CNB21 Presents: The Ogham Grove. The brains behind the concept include creative lead Gawain Morrison, artist and prop designer Dylan McCaughtry, designer Neil Beattie, lighting designer Tomás FitzGerald...

Twin Brother’s Emotional Plea For Missing Model Derry Man Emmette Dillon

The twin brother of missing Derry man Emmette Dillon has made an emotional plea for help in finding the 33-year-old. Ryan Dillon made a direct plea to his twin: “Emmette we love you and we want to help.  Please come home so we can look after you and find a way forward.” Emmette was last seen...

The Countdown Is On To CNB21 Presents The Ogham Grove

One week to go until thought provoking installation opens at Writers’ Square With just one week to go before a very different Culture Night Belfast this year organisers are emphasising to visitors that “it’s definitely not the same as years gone by”. Replacing the previous city centre based programme of street based activity and pop-up events,...

Belfast Harbour Announced As Culture Night 2021 Sponsor

Culture Night Belfast is back this year with a new format and new approach thanks to the support of Belfast Harbour. Last month the creative team behind this year’s Culture Night Belfast installation revealed ambitious plans to create a vast structural, lighting and sound show that will fill the Cathedral Quarter’s Writer’s Square. Belfast artist Gawain...

An Ancient Language, A Living Structure – CNB21 Presents

Creative lead unveils thinking behind Ogham Grove This year’s Culture Night promises a spectacular structural, lighting and sound experience designed by Belfast artist Gawain Morrison around the ancient Druidic language Ogham. Promising to be both large in scale with the opportunity for learning and contemplative Gawain believes the Writer’s Square transformation from September 17-19 will be...

Construction Of 717-Bed Belfast Site Beats Pandemic & Brexit To Complete On Time

Construction of LIV Student Belfast, one of the city’s largest new student accommodation complexes, has completed on time, beating major challenges posed by the pandemic and Brexit. The 717-bedroom property on York Street, which features state-of-the art apartments and studio rooms, opened on Saturday 4th September. Following a booming sales period including a referral agreement with...