Senegalese Drum & Dance in Bangor

Aiming to address cultural tensions

World class artists Landing Mané from Senegal arrived to our shores earlier this week to co-facilitate an understanding diversity accredited programme at South Eastern Regional College (SERC) Bangor.

Understanding Diversity through the World of Music Arts Dance

Accreditation and Mentoring Programme

An Open College Network (OCN) course for the WOMAD Outreach Programme, has been developed and is available available to over 15s. Several of these courses ran very successfully in both 2014 and in the first quarter of 2015.

WOMAD presents a Culture of Peace Legacy for Coleraine

During February and March a variety of artists representing the world's most prestigious international arts festival WOMAD will hold an extensive intercultural educational programme. This features on the world of music, arts and dance in Coleraine, following a very successful outreach programme hosted in the Borough last September as part of Coleraine Borough Council's Culture Night.

Causeway Coast & Glens dance towards a Culture of Peace

Going to be a super September!

In September children, young people and adults across Limavady, Moyle and Coleraine will be taking part in world class music and dance workshops culminating in a World Of Music Arts and Dance showcase event at Coleraine Town Hall at 7pm on Friday, 19 September as part of Culture Night celebrations.

WOMAD @ Community Relations Week 2014

Showcases in Belfast, Ballymena & Omagh!

People across Northern Ireland will be building a united community through Music Arts & Dance for Community Relations week 2014 as Belfast, Ballymena & Omagh showcase international arts performances and exhibitions by schools & community groups who have been working with professional artists from around the world.

WOMAD Outreach Programme

Joins St Patrick Celebrations

St Patrick's Primary School Burrenreagh, Castlewellan, have hosted the first WOMAD workshop of 2014.

WOMAD returns to the East - 14 Nov

As part of Belfast Music Week

The World Of Music Arts & Dance will have a welcome return to the Skainos Centre East Belfast Friday 14th November, when schools from Lisburn, Banbridge & North Down present their performances and artwork at the WOMAD outreach programme winter showcase.

WOMAD Showcase Event

@ Belfast Music Week

Following on from the success of the last WOMAD Outreach Programme showcase event at the Skainos Centre, East Belfast in August, a decision has been made to go back for the Winter Schools Showcase.

WOMAD Success for East Belfast

August 2013 Event

As part of the East Belfast Arts Festival the 2nd WOMAD (World Of Music, Arts & Dance) showcase event was held at Skainos in East Belfast on 30th August 2013.

WOMAD Showcase at the East Belfast Arts Festival

East Belfast goes WOMAD!

The Newtownards Road will be dancing to the beat of a different drum on Friday 30th August, when African artists the Sow & Sows will top the bill at the climax of a day of music workshops, exhibitions and performances, all part of a World of Music Arts and Dance showcase at the East Belfast Arts Festival in the Skainos Complex.

Creative Legacies Showcase @T13

Press Release for 21 June Event

Belfast hosts WOMAD event for Fête de la Musique aka World Music Day. Through significant funding from Belfast City Council's Creative Legacies programme, supported by the European Regional Development Fund under the PEACE III Programme the first phase of a four year WOMAD outreach programme encompassing festivals and showcase events has started with schools in Belfast.

WOMAD Outreach Programme

Creative Legacies 2013 Project

“To provide opportunity through World Music, Arts & Dance for cultural learning and exchange within Belfast City; enabling the development of a peaceful confident shared society that can celebrate a legacy of individualistic and united creative culture.”

WOMAD brings creative legacy to Belfast

Embargo - 26th January 2013

Beyond Skin is delighted to announce the World of Music, Arts and Dance is coming to Belfast through significant funding from Belfast City Council's Creative Legacies programme, supported by the European Regional Development Fund under the PEACE III Programme.

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