On Thursday 25th June 2020 the Arts Collaboration Network will present on the impact of COVID-19 on the arts sector at a meeting of the Northern Ireland Assembly’s Committee for Communities. Click here to find out more about this session and to read the agenda. The meeting will be available to view live here from 10am, with the Arts Collaboration Network set to present around 10:45am. More information will be shared following this event.
This follows on from the paper submitted earlier in June by the Arts Collaboration Network – which includes Theatre & Dance NI, Thrive, the Lyric, The MAC and Belfast Community Circus – to the NI Executive: Communities Minister Deirdre Hargey, Finance Minister Conor Murphy as well as the First and Deputy First Ministers and all 90 MLAs asking for support for significant and comprehensive action to rescue and recover our arts and culture sector and allow it to contribute to the future success of Northern Ireland.
We strongly encourage you to contact your MLA directly. Here you will find a template letter and a list of contact emails for MLAs.