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Friday, August 19, 2022

Temporary closure at Roe Valley Arts and Cultural Centre for essential maintenance
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Roe Valley Arts and Cultural Centre will be closed from Monday 6th June until Thursday 14th July for essential maintenance work. 

Throughout this period, you can continue to book upcoming events and workshops by visiting roevalleyarts.com or calling 028 7776 0650. The Customer Service team will be available Monday to Friday from 10 am – 4 pm to answer all telephone and email enquiries. 

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We would like to thank the public for their understanding at this time.

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While the venue is closed there will be a series of four outdoor 'walk, talk and write' workshops, led by poet Anne McMaster at Downhill Beach, Binevenagh, Roe Valley Country Park and Garvagh Forest.

Workshops will take place in other locations throughout the Borough, including jewellery design for adults and free floral crown making for kids at both Ballymoney Town Hall and Sheskburn House, Ballycastle.

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Flowerfield Arts Centre is currently closed due to essential maintenance but it will reopen again on Wednesday 8th June with a full programme as part of the Platinum Jubilee celebration including a screening of a new documentary, Elizabeth II: A Portrait in Parts (2022), and Disney’s Encanto (2021). You can also sign up for creative workshops with a royal twist throughout June including 'Flowers Fit for A Queen', a floristry workshop with award-winning local florist, Elaine Taylor and popular Weekend Wonders workshops for kids aged 5-12 years with a ‘crown and castle’ theme.

From June 23rd- 25th it will host free workshops with creative practitioners from the Northword project which aims to develop new products or works inspired by local stories, helping to bring them to life. The series includes textile artist Angela Turkington (Leopard & Lily), music artists Claire McCartney & Beccy Henderson (VOKXEN), artist Michelle McGarvey, ceramicist Sasha McVey, kilt maker Andrea Chappel, artist Rowena Henderson and storyteller and singer-songwriter Colin Urwin. Spaces are limited and booking is required.

For the latest news, workshops and events go to www.flowerfield.org and www.roevalleyarts.com or follow the Arts Centres’ social media channels on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

Further information about Council’s Jubilee programme is available here 

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