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SLAND 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 barry.turkington@lisburncastlereagh.gov.uk or paula.fay@lisburncastlereagh.gov.uk or telephone 028 92 509509.

Please click here for ISLAND’s room hire charges and for the Studio Theatre Hire Packages please click here.

Please note ISLAND’s Facilities Terms and Conditions click here.

 

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THE WHISTLING GIRL

THE WHISTLING GIRL

Acclaimed Irish duo of singer / actress Honor Heffernan and composer/ keyboard player Trevor Knight (Auto Da Fe), present their new cabaret show, ‘The Whistling Girl’.

The original and unique music composed by Trevor transforms the poems of Dorothy Parker into songs, using her witty, droll and sometimes heart–rending lyrics.

With a line–up of highly renowned Irish musicians they will create a spell–binding theatrical evening of music featuring Garvan Gallagher (bass), Tom Jamieson (drums), Ed Deane (electric guitar), Ciaran Wilde (saxophone & clarinet) and Bill Blackmore (trumpet).

Each of the songs create individual tableaux or dream moments from Parker’s psyche, conjuring up images from her tempestuous life of outrageous celebrity, as founding member of the notorious Algonquin set in New York, and as civil rights activist in America and Spain during the Spanish Civil War. https://youtu.be/p18we0Tyyoc

“I shall stay the way I am, because I do not give a damn!” (Dorothy Parker)

  • Date: Sat 15 Dec
  • Cost: £16
  • Time: 8pm
  • Venue: Studio Theatre
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 and Castlereagh 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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