1,000 turn up for launch of Creative Craigavon

Trying their hand at pottery at the Brownlow Community Hub. INLM1213-08
Trying their hand at pottery at the Brownlow Community Hub. INLM1213-08
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AROUND 1,000 visitors, both old and young, enjoyed the launch of Creative Craigavon at Craigavon Borough Council’s Brownlow Community Hub.

The project was fully booked and showcased a fantastic range of activities and exhibitions, including two choirs, a brass band and a strings band.

Other activities on offer were willow making, ceramics, pottery wheel, textiles, creative writing, portrait art, bubble art, a cinema room, camera club exhibition, screen printing, wax art, blacksmith demonstrations and dancing.

The project is a joint venture with the Council’s Arts Development Department, Arts in Motion and the Millennium Courts Arts Centre, aiming to promote the Arts in Craigavon.

The event was also a great opportunity to profile the Hub as a venue for activities.

Visitors were able to avail of a small café, provided by Lough Neagh Discovery Centre, and relax in the Main Hall whilst listening and watching the performers.

The Foyer, Training and Craft Room and Lounge were a buzz of activity with the various arts and crafts opportunities on offer.