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Public Art and Sculpture Trail

Lisburn City Council's XPLORART Sculpture Trail is one of the most prestigious public arts projects ever undertaken in Northern Ireland and is the first public art programme to be implemented by Lisburn City Council. The programme illustrates the Council's proactive approach to the development of an integrated schedule of public art incentive schemes and commissions to enhance the visitor profile of Lisburn City.

XPLORART entails eight site specific sculptures at Lagan Valley Island co-funded by the Arts Council of Northern Ireland Lottery Fund. The trail is supplemented by exhibition spaces at ISLAND Arts Centre where temporary exhibitions are accommodated and with its remarkable collection of contemporary works of art, is a fine example ART PARTNERS of both urban and rural renewal.

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Jazz trumpeter and BBC Radio Ulster broadcaster Linley Hamilton has pulled together an exceptional jazz quartet featuring two award winning American jazz artists, Adam Nussbaum and Mark Egan.

The performances will feature a mix of standards and new compositions by Linley. Artists of this calibre guarantee to deliver an exciting evening of music.

Career highlights include performing and/or recording with Paul Brady, Van Morrison and Dana Masters to name a few. He has recorded two albums with his quintet featuring some of the best Irish jazz musicians and in 2018 released his most ambitious album to date ‘Making other Arrangements’.

‘As fine a balladeer as any, Hamilton also possesses tremendous technical chops’
All About Jazz

  • Date: Fri 03 May
  • Cost: £15
  • Time: 8pm
  • Venue: Studio Theatre
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Awarded Artist – Karl Ciesluk, Ontario, Canada This commission celebrates the theme of ‘water’ bringing ...

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Awarded Artist – Ned Jackson Smyth, Newtownards, Co Down, Northern IrelandThis commission is a Granite ...

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Awarded Artist – Brian Connolly, Bushmills, Co Antrim, Northern IrelandThis commission features a bronze sculpture ...

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