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ISLAND is a triumph of design, technical development and construction, offering arts presenters and the people of Northern Ireland a choice of venues and services to suit every need.

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ISLAND has established itself as a superb venue for a wide range of cultural and commercial events. With an award–winning reputation for innovation and style, ISLAND has a great atmosphere helped by excellent professional technical support and expert hospitality services.

Located within walking distance of Lisburn City Centre and strategically located beside public and road transport networks, ISLAND Arts Centre is easily accessible to guests both within and outside Lisburn.

For Additional Details 

For venue–hiring enquiries or to arrange to view ISLAND’S facilities email arts.admin@island.lisburn.gov.uk or telephone 028 92 509509.

For ISLAND’s room hire charges, please click here , for the Studio Theatre Hire Packages, please click here and for ISLAND’s Facilities Terms & Condition click here .

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OWEN O’NEILL

OWEN O’NEILL

Owen O’Neill’s latest volume of poetry, ‘Licking the Matchbox’, was published last July. Since first performing his poetry in 1985 with the release of ‘Apples and Snakes’, Owen has read at major literary festivals, including Hay on Wye, Cork, Belfast & St Andrew’s. 

As a comedian, writer and director, Owen O’Neill is award winning; he adapted ‘Shawshank Redemption’ for the stage in 2013, following rave reviews it will transfer to the West End this year; his short film ‘The Basketcase’ won best short at the Boston Film Festival in 2010; and in 2012 he won best actor for his off Broadway one–man play ‘Absolution’.

‘O’Neill’s animated passionate performance brings his poetry to life and puts each piece into perfect context.’ Glasgow Herald

‘Thought provoking and entertaining. A brilliant Fringe experience.’ Chortle

‘O’Neill is not only a poet but an actor and stand–up comedian and uses these skills to great affect when performing his poetry.’ Scotsman

www.owenoneill.co.uk

  • Date: Thu 28 May
  • Cost: £8
  • Time: 8pm
History

History

History

Opened in June 2001, ISLAND has earned the excellent reputation as one of Ireland’s major leading multi–arts venues. ISLAND proudly presents a unique diversity of arts and entertainment choices all year round and is Lisburn City Council’s visually stunning arts base for Lisburn’s vibrant cultural and creative scene.

Join over 280,000 visitors a year who visit ISLAND and experience the expectation and excitement of live theatre performances, music, dance and children’s’ theatre from Northern Ireland’s top performers, and an array of national and international companies.

Bursting at the seams with creativity, ISLAND Arts Centre runs a year round first class programme of diverse classes and workshops including visual and verbal arts, community arts, performing arts and a full education programme that actively encourages people of all abilities to explore and preserve our arts heritage.

 
 
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