Creative Clinic ** This date is now fully booked**
Sep
30
9:30 AM09:30

Creative Clinic ** This date is now fully booked**

Our aim at Create: Innovate: Armagh is to inform, inspire, motivate and connect. The creative and digital sector can be an exhilarating arena to work, but establishing your own business, seeking employment, creating new work or products and working freelance can also be daunting, challenging and isolating.To try and help with any issues you may be experiencing with your creative business or practice we are offering a number of one to one Creative Clinics with the Creative Industries Innovation Ambassador for the ABC Borough on Monday the 30th of September.

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Tyrone Guthrie Residency Award-Call for Applicants
Sep
9
to Oct 6

Tyrone Guthrie Residency Award-Call for Applicants

Create: Innovate: Armagh are delighted to be offering a one-week Residency Award to the prestigious Tyrone Guthrie Centre from Wednesday 4th-11th March 2020. This residency award includes full board accommodation (all meals are provided during your stay) in The Big House & a Private Art Studio.

Application Deadline: Sunday 6th of October at 5pm 

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OCN Level 3 Award: Presentation Skills in Practice (postponed until September 2019-register your interest)
Sep
1
6:00 PM18:00

OCN Level 3 Award: Presentation Skills in Practice (postponed until September 2019-register your interest)

Join us for the next in our series of OCN Modules, ‘Presentation Skills in Practice’. Presentations are such a vital part of the creative business life, from elevator pitches, to seeking funding, tendering for jobs, or communicating to your team or industry specialists, we all need to know how to effectively and confidently communicate.

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Creative Clinic
Jul
30
9:30 AM09:30

Creative Clinic

To try and help with any issues you may be experiencing with your creative business or practice we are offering a number of one to one Creative Clinics with the Creative Industries Innovation Ambassador for the ABC Borough on Tuesday July 30th. Our aim at Create: Innovate: Armagh is to inform, inspire, motivate and connect. The creative and digital sector can be an exhilarating arena to work, but establishing your own business, seeking employment, creating new work or products and working freelance can also be daunting, challenging and isolating. 

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Pitching and Presenting your Passion with Nicola McCarthy **This event is now full, please register your details on our waiting list**
Jul
27
10:30 AM10:30

Pitching and Presenting your Passion with Nicola McCarthy **This event is now full, please register your details on our waiting list**

Presenting is at the core of Nicola McCarthy’s career as a Broadcaster, Presenter and Journalist. During this stimulating 1-day workshop Nicola will help us create our own 60 second pitch, be it of your business/creative practice or product. Nicola will share her industry insights and tips with us on pitching and presenting, discussing how to build confidence in order to effectively present yourself. This workshop will conclude with participants creating and delivering their own 60 second pitch, a skill that is vital asset for presenting your work today.

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Street Art Masterclass **This Event is now Fully Booked**
Jul
2
10:00 AM10:00

Street Art Masterclass **This Event is now Fully Booked**

Street Artist DMC, Artist in Residence for the 7 Hills Blues Festival, will deliver a one-day Street Art Masterclass at the AmmA Centre, Armagh. Students will learn the art of spray painting, creating experimental artworks which will be Exhibited throughout Armagh during the 7 Hills Blues Festival. Masterclass open to those aged 14-19 years old.

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Creative Clinic ** This date is now fully booked**
May
20
9:00 AM09:00

Creative Clinic ** This date is now fully booked**

Our aim at Create: Innovate: Armagh is to inform, inspire, motivate and connect. The creative and digital sector can be an exhilarating arena to work, but establishing your own business, seeking employment, creating new work or products and working freelance can also be daunting, challenging and isolating. To try and help with any issues you may be experiencing we are offering a number of one to one Creative Clinics with the Creative Industries Innovation Ambassador for the ABC Borough.

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Creative Conversation
Apr
26
10:00 AM10:00

Creative Conversation

Creative Conversation returns for April. This is a relaxed opportunity to come together with others to chats about all things creative over tea, coffee and pastries. Join us if you would like to get feedback on your work, share news with us on creative opportunities, seek collaboration or build support within your local network.Everyone is welcome to attend.

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Merge-Digital Arts Mentorship Award Exhibition Launch Party
Mar
12
7:00 PM19:00

Merge-Digital Arts Mentorship Award Exhibition Launch Party

Our launch party will take place on Tuesday 12th March from 7-8.30pm in Workshop 1 at the Market Place Theatre and Arts Centre. The launch will feature ‘This is not a table’ Installation by Dr.Robin Price, a BSL Poetry Reading from Bebe Ashley and a special performance from the Armagh Rhymers at 7.30pm. Merge is an exhibition of work created by the recipients of the Digital Arts Mentorship Award from Create: Innovate: Armagh. 3 Creative Practitioners where awarded 16 hours of one to one mentorship with a digital specialist. The aim of this award was to alter or enhance the viewership of Art using digital technologies. Exhibiting Artists Include Poet Bebe Ashley mentored by Dr.Robin Price, Traditional music & theatre ensembles The Armagh Rhymers mentored by Paul Moore & Visual Artist Robert Peters mentored by Cathal McDonnell.

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Create Your Career 2019
Mar
12
10:00 AM10:00

Create Your Career 2019

  • Market Place Theatre and Arts Centre (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Create Your Career returns, bursting with inspiration for our young followers (aged 16-25) just starting out on their creative career journeys! This is an opportunity to hear from industry experts in film, music, fashion, art and design. We will welcome 3 incredible speakers to share their stories, advice and experience of building their career in a creative role.Our guest Speakers are Pamela Smyth (Emmy Award Winning Hair & Make Up Artist-Game of Thrones), Katie Richardson (Musician, Composer & Musical Director for Theatres such as the Lyric & MAC) and Han* (Fashion Designer with concessions in Topshop).We will have exciting workshops including Make Your Own Scent with the Bearded Candle Maker and Make up for Film with Pamela Smyth amongst others.

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The Architecture of Risk with Adam Turkington
Feb
2
10:30 AM10:30

The Architecture of Risk with Adam Turkington

Man, myth & creative legend Adam Turkington has over 20 years’ experience working in Arts Events Management. We are delighted to welcome Adam to Create: Innovate: Armagh to deliver an experimental day workshop ‘The Architecture of Risk’. Adam will educate us on understanding how risk works, allowing us to take confident steps into more ‘risky’ creative careers. 

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Creative Conversation
Jan
25
10:00 AM10:00

Creative Conversation

Join us for some new year motivation at our next Creative Conversation Event.This is an open forum and the content is up to you! It is a relaxed opportunity to meet other practitioners and keep up-to-date about what's happening in the local and regional creative sector. It can be a chance to get feedback on your latest work, share an idea, get advice or find an answer to your questions. All experience levels and backgrounds welcome!

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Digital Arts Mentorship Award-Call for Creatives
Dec
27
to Dec 29

Digital Arts Mentorship Award-Call for Creatives

At Create: Innovate: Armagh we aim to inform, inspire, motivate and connect. We would like to offer 3 Creatives the opportunity to undertake one to one mentoring with a Digital Arts Specialist. The aim is to enable artists to transform how their creative work could be viewed, altered or enhanced using digital technology. The awarded artists will receive approximately 16 hours of one on one mentoring each with a digital arts specialist.

Applications are now closed 

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'Build your audience using Social Media' Workshop by Dillon Osborne (This event is now at full capacity)
Dec
4
7:00 PM19:00

'Build your audience using Social Media' Workshop by Dillon Osborne (This event is now at full capacity)

Social Media is a platform that allows us all to become broadcasters, to make videos, take photos, tell stories and share experiences.Join Dillon Osborne (@diltakesphotos) for a special introduction workshop with advice and inspiration for building an audience online, to enable you to create better content for social media whilst growing your community.

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Creative Conversation
Nov
23
10:00 AM10:00

Creative Conversation

Come along and chat over tea and coffee with other creative entrepreneurs and aspiring business owners. This is an open forum and the content is up to you: it is a relaxed and friendly opportunity get feedback on your latest work, share an idea, get advice or find an answer to your questions.

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Creative Conversation
Oct
5
10:00 AM10:00

Creative Conversation

Come along and chat over tea and coffee with other creative entrepreneurs and aspiring business owners. This is an open forum and the content is up to you: get feedback on your latest work, share an idea, get advice or find an answer to your questions. You never know, there might even be opportunities for collaboration! 

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Creative Conversation
Aug
31
10:00 AM10:00

Creative Conversation

Come along and chat over tea and coffee with other creative entrepreneurs and aspiring business owners. This is an open forum and the content is up to you: get feedback on your latest work, share an idea, get advice or find an answer to your questions. You never know, there might even be opportunities for collaboration! 

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OCN Level 3: Digital Fabrication
Aug
9
to Sep 1

OCN Level 3: Digital Fabrication

Join us on our latest course to gain an accreditation awarded by OCN. We are offering a chance to achieve an OCN Level 3 Award in Digital Fabrication - totally FREE! We’ll be covering laser cutting and vinyl cutting as well as the necessary software to produce your designs.

This course is an element of an overall qualification in Level 3 Creative Arts and Digital Technologies and we hope to offer further modules over the next year. 

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Creative Conversation
Jul
20
10:00 AM10:00

Creative Conversation

Come along and chat over tea and coffee with other creative entrepreneurs and aspiring business owners. This is an open forum and the content is up to you: get feedback on your latest work, share an idea, get advice or find an answer to your questions.

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Laser Cutter Access Sessions
Jul
18
to Aug 1

Laser Cutter Access Sessions

Do you have an idea to test out? A product to prototype? Or just want to learn more about digital fabrication? Book a slot at one of our open access sessions to use the laser cutter. You will work with a member of the team to realise your design; getting advice on software and suitable materials along the way. 

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Create Your Career
Mar
6
9:30 AM09:30

Create Your Career

  • Market Place Theatre and Arts Centre (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Create Your Career is an opportunity to hear from industry experts in design, art, music, digital, innovation, film and more! We've brought together top NI talent to share their stories, advice and experience of building their career in a creative role. Find out more about different aspects of this vibrant sector and shape your future career goals. Join us for a day of talks, workshops and interactive demos as we explore many aspects of creativity! 

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Capture Your Brand with Abigail*Ryan - Sold Out!
Jan
27
10:30 AM10:30

Capture Your Brand with Abigail*Ryan - Sold Out!

Abigail*Ryan is a web design, styling & photography studio from husband and wife team, Abigail and Ryan Bell. Their passion is working with small brands, designer-makers, shop owners and interesting businesses to capture fantastic shots of what they make and do, adding value and beauty to the face of brands. Join us for a one-off workshop and apply for a one-to-one mentoring session!

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Ideas and Experiments
Dec
6
7:00 PM19:00

Ideas and Experiments

Taking inspiration from our surroundings, recording our ideas and playing and experimenting to develop them can bring unlimited possibilities and maximise our creative potential.

Our speakers will discuss how they record ideas, thoughts and processes; how to develop and communicate them. We will learn of the importance of experimenting freely, the beauty of failure and transforming our mistakes into something useful. 

Join us for an inspiring evening of talks, a chance to connect with like-minded entrepreneurs and some pre-Christmas Nibbles! 

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Business Model Brainstorming
Nov
18
10:00 AM10:00

Business Model Brainstorming

To celebrate Global Entrepreneurship Week 2017, we're running a one-day workshop to allow you to brainstorm and visually map your creative business plans! This is a workshop for start-up businesses or for those with an idea to put into practice - no prior business plans required. 

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Rural: Local: Global
Oct
4
7:00 PM19:00

Rural: Local: Global

In a modern society, the world is at our fingertips. Digital tools and connected communities mean that businesses can have global success outside of traditional urban clusters. For many of NI's creative industries, a local or rural location is a positive aspect of their practice.

Rebecca Killen and Síofra Caherty will be sharing their experiences of building their profiles locally and working towards international presence. We'll be chatting about everything from cultural tourism to sustainable production.

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