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    Job Opportunity: Trail Guardian (Casual Staff), Our Place in Space

  • Longtower Primary school comic book entries on Colmcille

    Schools celebrate 1500 years since the birth of Colmcille

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  • Our Place in Space illustrated solar system trail

    Job Opportunity: Trail Guardian (Casual Staff), Our Place in Space

    We are looking for exceptional people to join our team of Trail Guardians working on the Our Place in Space sculpture trail during April / May 2022 when it will be open in Derry~Londonderry. We need...
  • Longtower Primary school comic book entries on Colmcille

    Schools celebrate 1500 years since the birth of Colmcille

    To celebrate the 1500th anniversary of Colmcille's birth, the Nerve Centre Creative Learning Centre facilitated a cross border Colmcille Digital Schools' folklore project...
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    STORY | Seamus Deane lecture at the Foyle Film Festival

    As this year’s Foyle Film Festival, Field Day presented the Seamus Deane lecture as a special tribute to the internationally renowned Derry writer, academic and Field Day director who sadly passed...
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    STORY | Field Day marked it’s 40th anniversary at this year’s Foyle Film Festival with the premiere of 'Stay Alive'

    The 8 minute film was funded by the Paul Hamlyn foundation and filmed entirely on location in Derry and at the Playhouse in June. The Nerve Centre assisted the production contributing two members of...
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    STORY | Nerve Centre to Partner With PRONI For Unique Digital Volunteering Programme Thanks To National Lottery Funding

    Nerve Centre has been awarded almost £94,000 of National Lottery funding for ‘CollabArchive’, a unique digital volunteering project in partnership with the Public Record Office of Northern Ireland...
  • Participants at HOME Exhibition

    STORY | Making the Future's 'HOME' Exhibition Showcases Community Stories in East Belfast

    A new exhibition made up of everyday objects linked to memories from people's homes has opened at the What's the Story space at Portview in East Belfast...

    FFF | Festival Club Profile: Nadine Hegarty AKA Scarlett Fever

    Nadine Hegarty AKA Scarlett Fever is one of the most provocative and original performance artists working today. She will perform in Derry at the Promising After Party on 26 November at the Nerve...

    FFF | Festival Club Profile: Mel Bradley

    Mel Bradley is one of the most exciting spoken word and multi-media artists working in Derry today. Mel will MC at the Promising After Party Festival Club event on 26th November at the Nerve and give...

    FFF | Festival Club Profile: Susie Blue

    Susie Blue is one of Derry’s finest young singer-songwriters with appearances at Pride, Glastonbury and two EPs to her name.
  • Production Design Academy students fixing actor Nigel O’Neills makeup

    STORY | Screen Academies unveil their Sci-Fi film, Human Error, on the big screen at Belfast’s Strand Cinema

    After much COVID related stopping and starting, Screen Academies is proud to screen Human Error to a private audience of friends and family at Belfast’s Strand Cinema in early November. The film is...
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    STORY | Vote for Niamh in the Heritage Angel Awards 2021

    Reimagine Remake Replay’s very own one-woman dynamo & Youth ambassador Niamh Kelly has been nominated for this year’s Heritage Angel Awards in the Category Best Contribution to a Heritage Project...
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    STORY | Our Place in Space is Ready for Launch

    Nerve Centre leads a team of creative partners towards the launch of Our Place in Space, a playful experiment that asks: What is the difference between ‘Us’ and ‘Them’? What happens to your...
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    STORY | The 34th Foyle Film Festival Back On The Big Screen!

    The 34th Foyle Film Festival returns to the big screen with a packed programme of special premieres, local and international films, and filmmaker talks and Q&As.
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    Tender Opportunity | Reimagine, Remake, Replay Exhibition Co-Design and Build

    Nerve Centre's Reimagine, Remake, Replay project seek proposals from an experienced designer / facilitator for the design and build of an exhibition at the Ulster Museum, Belfast due to open in...
  • Stay Alive Still


    Legendary Irish theatre company Field Day mark their 40th anniversary with their debut film, 'Stay Alive' - released to mark World Suicide Prevention Day 2021...
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    STORY | Nerve Centre plan programme of events to mark Good Relations Week 2021

    Nerve Centre has announced a programme of events to mark the 2021 Good Relations Week, through some of its key projects.
  • "Through Glass" - By Jack McKee

    STORY | ‘A Look into Lockdown’: Online exhibition puts the focus on young people in the pandemic

    As Northern Ireland slowly steps out of lockdown, a new online exhibition shows us the pandemic through the lens of local young people.

    STORY | Reimagine, Remake, Replay in the running for major National Lottery Project of the Year Award

    Nerve Centre’s 'Reimagine, Remake, Replay' project shortlisted for 'Project of the Year' in the 2021 National Lottery Awards...
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    STORY | Iconic new street art installation unveiled at Ulster Museum in Belfast

    A major new street art installation from the Making the Future project has been revealed on the exterior of the Ulster Museum in Belfast, inspired by the contributions of programme participants.
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    Jan van Huysum Masterpiece Visits Belfast

    Dutch artist Jan van Huysum’s masterpiece Flowers in a Terracotta Vase (1736–7) will be on display in East Belfast’s Portview Trade Centre, from August 11to 17. The painting is on loan from The...
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    Nerve Centre partner with Gallery of Photography for Galleries Without Walls project

    The Nerve Centre have partnered with the Gallery of Photography Ireland to support the exciting new collaborative project for artists.
  • Students learning with VR headsets

    Job Opportunity: Project Coordinator, Creative Learning Centre

    Nerve Centre is seeking a Project Coordinator to join the Creative Learning Centre team.
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    Job Opportunity: Creative Assistant (Our Place in Space - Festival UK* 2022)

    Nerve Centre is seeking a Creative Assistant to join the team for the Our Place in Space (Festival UK* 2022) project.
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    Minister commends work of our Creative Learning Centres throughout pandemic

    On a recent visit to Nerve Centre, Communities Minister Deirdre Hargey paid tribute to the role Creative Learning Centres played in supporting young people, schools and community groups throughout...
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    SHOWCASE | Armagh youth group creates animated documentary

    Participants in Nerve Centre’s ShortCut Renewal Film programme have completed work on short animated documentary Little Voices.
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    EVENT | Nerve Centre’s BFI Film Academy Short Film Development Lab now open for applications

    Nerve Centre is looking for 12 young filmmakers from across Northern Ireland aged 17-25 as part of their BFI Film Academy Short Film Development Lab.
  • voicesforchange

    STORY | Nerve Centre premieres important short film, Voices for Change

    A poignant new film produced by the Nerve Centre in partnership with young people from the North West Ministry of Youth project premieres online today.
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    STORY | Reimagine Remake Replay Launches Playback Film Festival

    A three-day virtual film festival for young people featuring films, workshops and talks.
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    SHOWCASE | 'Creative Minds' Launch Virtual Gallery Exhibition

    A virtual exhibition of work created by participants of the 'Creative Minds' project launched this week, including animation, video, photography, music and creative writing...
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    STORY | Major New Collecting The Past, Making the Future Exhibition to Open at Ulster Museum

    Collecting the Past/Making the Future Marking Centenaries 2021 is a major new exhibition at the Ulster Museum exploring the impact and legacy of the events of 100 years ago while encouraging visitors...
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    STORY | Nerve Centre Congratulates Array Collective on Recent Turner Prize Nomination

    We at Nerve Centre are delighted for Belfast-based Array Collective, who have been nominated for the Turner Prize 2021.
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    STORY | Photographic Installations Along The Border 100 Years Since Island Partitioned

    Images by nine contemporary artists are being installed at sites around the borderlands 100 years on from events that marked partition and the formation of Northern Ireland.
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    SHOWCASE | Virtual Art Exhibition Showcases Creations from Easter Hothouse Programme

    During the Easter break, over 70 participants aged 11-18 came together online to take part in Creative Hothouses in Music, Film, Design and Photography.
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    Creative Media Courses at Nerve Centre

    Applications are open for the 2021/22 intake of students for our Creative Media Courses - apply now!
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    BLOG | Disability and Inclusion in the Creative Industries

    Kit Rees is a transgender, plus-size illustrator and workshop host. He has worked with GenderJam NI and Reimagine Remake Replay. As part of Spring into the Creative Industries festival, Kit hosted a...
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    Foyle Film Festival's Light in Motion Competition Opens for 2021 Entries

    Northern Ireland’s only Oscar®-affiliated film festival has launched its 2021 Light In Motion Competition.
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    BLOG | Breaking into the Games Industry: Practical Tips and Tricks

    As part of Spring into the Creative Industries, games artist Jordan Bradley led a session exploring practical ways to break into the games industry. In this blog post, Jordan outlines the key areas...
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    BLOG | Mental Health, Covid and Creativity

    As part of Nerve Centre’s Spring into the Creative Industries month, musician and qualified psychotherapist Aoife Ruth led a session around Covid and creativity, exploring how the pandemic has...
  • jobnew

    New Job Opportunities in our Award-Winning Digital Communications Team

    Nerve Centre is undertaking a number of exciting, innovative projects and is seeking a Digital Communications Manager (Good Relations) and Digital Communications Officer to join the team.
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    PODCAST | Making Space: Episode Two

    In this episode Caleb Roberts and Stacey Gregg reunite to talk about their experience working together as part of Outburst Queer Arts Festival’s Bring It Back award, and their shared experience of...
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    PODCAST | Making Space: Episode One

    In this episode, co-founders of Space Rice Studios, Kyle Hechanova & Gaigai Xie, meet Oscar-nominated director Cornelius Walker to talk about filmmaking, the importance of loving what you do, and...
  • little-inventors

    SHOWCASE | Little Inventors competition winners announced

    Fifty-two inventors from across four schools took part in this competition - the winners will have the opportunity to have their invention featured at the NI Science Festival.
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    Nerve Centre Among 10 teams Commissioned to Develop UK-wide Festival of Creativity in 2022

    Nerve Centre, in partnership with National Museums NI, to lead Northern Ireland Team, including artists Oliver Jeffers and Die Hexen, Astrophysics Research Centre at Queen's University Belfast,...
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    BLOG | Reflecting on The Time is Now: Diversity in the NI Creative Industries

    Writer and theatre maker Sorcha Ní Cheallaigh (Soso) participated in the Nerve Centre's panel discussion on diversity in the creative industries. Here she reflects on some of the big points and...
  • DLD

    ‘Dance Lexie Dance’ Celebrates 25th Anniversary: Watch now

    You can now watch the short film that put Derry on the map and on the road to the Oscars.
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    Nerve Centre announces the return of Foyle Film Intercultural and Anti-Racism Festival

    Foyle Film Intercultural and Anti-Racism Festival returns from Monday 29 March to Sunday 25 April 2021
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    Nerve Centre awarded Shared History Funding to mark 2021 centenary

    Nerve Centre has been awarded funding for its Creative Centenaries project to mark the centenary of Northern Ireland.
  • audience

    Tender Opportunity: Audience Development Services Tender

    Nerve Centre, Northern Ireland’s leading creative media arts centre, is seeking the services of an organisation or consultant with expertise in audience research and strategy development to help us...
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    SHOWCASE | New Lady Lilian Spender Graphic Novel

    A new graphic novel on the life and diaries of Lady Lilian Spender has been produced by the Nerve Centre.
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    SHOWCASE | New Eoin MacNeill Graphic Novel

    A new graphic novel exploring the life of Eoin MacNeill has been produced by the Nerve Centre.
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    SHOWCASE | Winners of the ‘Unlocking Creativity’ Awards Announced

    Nerve Centre has announced the details of 11 inspirational individuals and groups who have won a share of the £20,000 Unlocking Creativity award fund, in memory of Sir Ken Robinson.
  • Dividing Ireland

    Major Decade of Centenaries Project Draws to a Close

    A major PEACE IV project, which has empowered thousands of people of all ages to explore the tumultuous events in Irish history during the Decade of Centenaries, is drawing to a close.
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    New Graphic Novels on Eoin MacNeill and Lady Lilian Spender to Launch

    On Tuesday 9 March the Nerve Centre's Decade of Commemorations project will launch two new graphic novels, exploring the lives of Eoin MacNeill and Lady Lilian Spender...
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    Unlocking Creativity Awards in memory of Sir Ken Robinson Announced

    On Friday 5th March, Nerve Centre will share the details of 11 inspirational individuals and groups who have won a share of the £20,000 Unlocking Creativity award fund, in memory of Sir Ken Robinson.
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    SHOWCASE | Creative Hothouse Virtual Exhibition

    Over mid-term break, we delivered Creative Hothouses to over 70 young people aged 11-18 alongside Making The Future.
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    Creative Centenaries Website Launches as Information Hub Around 1921 Centenary

    The Nerve Centre’s Creative Centenaries project has redeveloped and launched its hub website for the Decade of Centenaries ahead of centenary commemorations around the formation of Northern Ireland.
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    Music Hothouse Participants Write, Record and Produce tracks in lockdown: Listen now

    Although we couldn't gather in person over Christmas break, over 30 young people aged 11-18 came together to form bands, write songs and perform together in a virtual Music Hothouse...
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    Nerve Centre Partners with Northern Ireland Science Festival on Out-of-this-World Education Programme Featuring Astronaut Tim Peake

    For the fourth year, Nerve Centre is proud to partner with Northern Ireland Science Festival.
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    Job Opportunity: Digital Content Developer

    Our award-winning digital communications team have an exciting new opportunity for a Digital Content Developer to join the team
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    Nerve Centre Among a Host of Organisations Celebrating Colmcille 1500th Commemorative Year

    Derry City & Strabane District Council and Donegal County Council have launched the Colmcille 1500th commemorative year, commencing on 7 December 2020.
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    Tender Opportunity: Digital Development Tender

    Nerve Centre is Northern Ireland’s leading creative media arts centre. As part of a series of renewal projects, we require a tenderer to provide digital development services including discovery,...
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    Light in Motion Competition Winners Announced

    The winners of Best International Short, Best Animated Short and Best Irish Short were announced online on Sunday, 29 November as part of the 33rd Foyle Film Festival.

    Nerve Centre Produced Animated Short Film to Premiere in 2021

    A Different Kind of Different, an animated short film by Jordan Baseman, charts the psychological impact of breast cancer.
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    Join the Colouring the Past Programme to Explore NI History Through Comedy, Art and Photography

    Colouring the Past is a new online community engagement programme which will take a warts and all look at the history of Northern Ireland using art, humour and photography to help participants create...
  • FestivalUK2022

    Nerve Centre named one of thirty successful creative teams awarded up to £100,000 for Festival UK* 2022 R&D project.

    Nerve Centre, in partnership with National Museum NI, has brought together a creative team of great minds from across Northern Ireland to develop an open, original and optimistic idea for Festival UK...
  • Where Dove

    New Willie Doherty film, 'Where / Dove' Screens Online

    The latest video work from acclaimed artist Willie Doherty is available to be screened online by Italian gallery Fondazione Modena Arti Visive.
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    Festival Club Brings Live Gigs to Your Home

    The Festival Club is always a welcome addition to Foyle Film Festival each year. It’s a place to hang out after the film screenings and have some fun showcasing local talent in the process. This year...
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    Nerve Centre Produced Film 'An Béal Bocht' to air on TG4

    ‘An Béal Bocht’ is a co-production between award winning animation production company Raw Nerve Productions and De facto Films.
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    Light in Motion Awards Showcase New and Emerging Talent

    The Light in Motion Awards return in a new virtual format as part of Foyle Film Festival 2020, showcasing the best of the year’s short films and emerging talent.
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    A Tribute to Peter Logue

    A Tribute by Martin Melarkey, Director, Nerve Centre
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    Reimagine Remake Replay named ‘Best Museums Change Lives Project’ at prestigious Museums Association awards

    Reimagine Remake Replay, a project changing the lives of young people across Northern Ireland, has won the prestigious Museums Association’s ‘Best Museums Change Lives Project’ award.
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    Foyle Film Festival Returns with a Virtual Programme for 2020

    In a year full of change and challenges, the 33rd Foyle Film Festival has gone virtual, with many of the films in the programme reflecting this year’s theme. The festival took place November 20-29,...
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    Reimagine Remake Replay Shortlisted for prestigious Museums Association Award

    The project has been shortlisted for Best Museums Change Lives Project.
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    Ones to Watch Mark World Mental Health Day

    To mark World Mental Health Day on Saturday, October 10th, our Ones to Watch Young Programmers premiered their short films tackling mental health issues.
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    New Online Community for Filmmakers

    Nerve Centre Film Projects have established a new online community for filmmakers, film lovers and those wanting to break into the industry.
  • Mayor Brian Tierney at Dividing Ireland Exhibition

    Mayor launches 'Dividing Ireland' exhibition at Tower Museum

    The Dividing Ireland exhibition, newly opened at Tower Museum, explores events at home and around Europe from 1912 to 1922.
  • BFI

    BFI Film Academy Returns for an Eighth Year

    With the opportunity to study all aspects of film, mentored by award winning figures from the Screen Industries, BFI Film Academy is a must for any young person aged 16-19 interested in pursuing a...
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    Screen Academies Website Goes Live

    A new online resource to guide young people into a career in the screen industries, has been launched by Northern Ireland’s Creative Learning Centres.
  • LIM

    Light in Motion Competition Deadline Extended

    The prestigious Light In Motion (LIM) competition, sponsored by City of Derry Crystal, is open to filmmakers and animators across the world.
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    Virtual Learning Festival Proves to be a Hit

    Nerve Centre’s Creative Learning team was delighted to take part in Derry City & Strabane District Council’s Virtual Learning Festival last week.
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    Northern Ireland Screen Academies

    With the support of the Department of Communities through Northern Ireland Screen, the Screen Academies offer young people aged 16-19 the chance to receive mentorship, training and experience of the...
  • Abercorn Road

    New Podcast Asks Questions About Derry's Past

    The new History Ireland podcast is supported by the Nerve Centre and Tower Museum’s Decade of Commemorations project, funded by the European Union’s Peace IV programme and managed by the Special EU...
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    Job Opportunity: Digital Consultation Tender

    Nerve Centre is seeking tender submission from companies / consultants with expertise in cultural cinema audience engagement, research and practice to support the development of an Audience...
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    Creative Learning Centre to Take Part in World’s First Virtual Learning Festival

    Nerve Centre’s Creative Learning Centre has been busy learning and adapting to new challenges in the realm of online learning.
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    Nerve Centre Goes International with the Shortcut Project

    As part of the Shortcut ‘small stories big issues’ project, Nerve Centre has launched a brand new website.
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    Participants in Unique Photography Programme Create Digital Archive of Life During Lockdown

    A group of participants taking part in a new photography project by the major culture and heritage programme ‘Making the Future’, have created a digital photographic archive of contemporary life...
  • PPE production at Nerve Centre

    Nerve Centre’s FabLab successfully produces 7000 ‘FabShields’

    An emergency response to the lack of Personal Protective Equipment at the start of the COVID-19 outbreak found Nerve Centre’s FabLab facility being transformed into a production line for face shields.
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    Creative Learning Centres Develop New Approach to Support Teachers in Online Learning

    Northern Ireland’s Creative Learning Centres have been busy designing new methods to support teachers as pupils remain at home due to ongoing lockdown restrictions.
  • Artist Talks

    Watch now: Reimagine Remake Replay In Conversation With...Series

    A collaboration between Making the Future and Reimagine Remake Replay, this is a series of online talks with some of Northern Ireland's most acclaimed artists...
  • Willie Doherty

    New Willie Doherty Film 'Endless' Launches Online

    Willie Doherty's new film ENDLESS is now available in an online viewing room from 27th May - 16th June 2020...
  • Catherine Ellis - Elephant in the Room

    'Drawn from Borders' Exhibition Showcased Online

    In 2019, Nerve Centre was proud to be a part of Drawn from Borders in partnership with Artlink Fort Dunree and Tower Museum. Now, the artists' work is being exhibited online for the first time...
  • CL

    CultureLab exhibition turns into online experience

    Following its successful opening at the Ulster Museum earlier this year, the CultureLab exhibition has launched as a fully immersive digital experience bringing all elements from the physical space...
  • WD

    Turner Prize Nominated Artist Willie Doherty’s Work Showcased Online

    Some of the artist’s work is being shared online for the first time.
  • PPE

    A Thank You from Nerve Centre to All Those Helping to Produce FABshields

    The Nerve Centre has been operating a little differently recently.
  • Music Tuition

    Music Lessons at the Nerve Centre are now online

    Whether you are an intermediate looking to learn new skills or a beginner looking to branch out into a new hobby, our experienced music tutors are available now to guide you or your child via an...
  • Little Women

    Foyle Film Festival Presents Diverse Programme for 15th Intercultural and Anti-Racism Festival

    Foyle Film Intercultural & Anti-Racism Festival marks its 15th year with an expanded programme of films, workshops and special cinema-related events tackling a wide range of topics pertaining to...
  • Primary Partnerships

    Apply for Nerve Centre's Primary Partnership Programme 2020-21

    Nerve Centre’s Creative Learning Centre is now recruiting primary schools who seek to explore the creative use of digital technologies in the classroom.
  • Games Development Academy

    Games Development Academy Comes to Nerve Centre

    The Northern Ireland Screen Games Development Academy is a unique training and experience programme, which focuses on core technical skills around computer game development and production. For the...
  • niscifest

    Nerve Centre Launches Exciting North West Programme for NI Science Festival 2020

    The NI Science Festival announces its 2020 programme; welcoming celebrated scientists, entertainers, researchers and authors, which will descend on Derry~Londonderry, Coleraine, Strabane and further...
  • MTF

    Job Opportunities: Making the Future

    The Making the Future project are seeking dynamic individuals for several exciting positions.
  • Audience

    The 32nd Foyle Film Festival Highlights

    The 32nd Foyle Film Festival has come to an end after a fabulous ten days celebrating all things cinema.
  • Sugarwolf

    Cracker Music Line-up to Kick Off the Christmas Season at Nerve Centre

    Nerve Centre is excited to welcome a stellar line-up of musicians to take the stage this festive season.
  • LIM Winners 2019

    The 2019 Light In Motion Award Winners Announced

    The winners of Best International Short, Best Animated Short and Best Irish Short were announced last night at the Brunswick Moviebowl as part of the final screening of the 32nd Foyle Film Festival.
  • Exhibition Image

    Call for Partition or Civil War related materials ahead of new exhibition at Tower Museum

    The Tower Museum is calling on the public to bring forward objects and archive materials connected to the final years of the Decade of Centenaries, ahead of a new exhibition in April 2020.
  • Fab Lab

    Group Produce Creative Responses To Culture During Fab Lab Programme

    Participants from across the North West took part in a week-long digital fabrication programme engaging with content linked to a new Culture Lab exhibition at The Nerve Centre's Fab Lab...
  • Youth Voices

    Youth Voices of Brexit Students Showcase their Films at Nerve Centre

    Youth Voices of Brexit is an initiative of Cooperation Ireland and the Nerve Centre, in partnership with North West Regional College and funded by the Department for Foreign Affairs Reconciliation...
  • William Nicholson

    William Nicholson, screenwriter of Gladiator, Les Misérables and Shadowlands, to open this year‘s Foyle Film Festival.

    One of Hollywood’s top writers will be appearing at our opening night to discuss his latest movie as writer - director ‘HOPE GAP.’
  • Digital Job

    Job Opportunity: Digital Resources Developer

    Nerve Centre is seeking a creative and dynamic individual to join the team.
  • Commemorations Job

    Job Opportunities: Community Engagement Officer and Digital Resources Developer

    Nerve Centre is seeking two dynamic individuals to join the Decade of Commemorations project, as Community Engagement Officer and Digital Resources Developer.
  • Hope Gap - FFF 2019

    32nd Foyle Film Festival Programme Released

    The Foyle Film Festival returns for its 32nd year with another highly anticipated programme of cinematic treats, industry talks and previews of many major awards contenders. While the festival’s...
  • RRR

    Come dig your fangs into Fear-managh Fright Fest

    The Fear-managh Fright Fest jumps out this Halloween at the Enniskillen Castle!
  • The Devil's Donkey

    Haunted Cinema at the Nerve Centre

    Get your shriek on with a weekend of spooky treats at the Nerve Centre.
  • Foyle Film Festival

    Light in Motion Competition Programme Announced

    The finalists for this year’s Foyle Film Festival Light in Motion Awards have been announced with 87 films in contention for the Light in Motion Awards for Best International Short Film, Best Irish...
  • Toy Story 4

    Exploration through Cinema for Students as Foyle Film Festival’s Education Programme Launches

    As Foyle Film Festival gets ready for its annual celebration of cinema and screen, the launch of this year’s dedicated education programme promises 10 days of cinematic exploration for children and...
  • Reimagine Remake Replay

    Job Opportunities: Reimagine, Remake, Replay

    A dynamic individual is sought for the positions of Digital Engagement Officer (Nerve Centre) and Youth Engagement Officer (National Museums NI) as part of the Reimagine, Remake, Replay project.
  • Haunted Cinema Weekend

    Haunted Cinema comes to the Nerve Centre this Halloween

    Halloween at the Nerve Centre sees a creepy cinematic festival of spine chilling screenings, horror shorts, Vampires and comedy roasts as well as the premier of a live haunted cinema experience - The...
  • Poetry

    Poets Reach Out Across the Sea for a New Cultural Alliance

    A trio of Scottish poets will join their Derry counterparts for a reading at the Nerve Centre on Wednesday October 16 as part of a new cultural alliance across the Irish Sea.
  • Making the Future

    Job Opportunities: Making the Future

    The Nerve Centre is seeking two individuals to join the Making the Future project, as a Project Assistant and a Good Relations Communications and Engagement Officer.
  • Bastion Youth Festival

    New Derry Youth Festival to Celebrate the City’s Heritage

    A group of young people from across Derry have come together to programme and run an innovative new three-day festival from Friday 13 September to Sunday 15 September, in partnership with the Nerve...
  • CLC Trainer

    Job Opportunity: Creative Media Trainer

    Nerve Centre is seeking to employ a Creative Media Trainer to join our Creative Learning Team based at the Nerve Centre, Derry~Londonderry.
  • BFI Academy

    BFI Film Academy at the Nerve Centre Launches

    Nerve Centre is delighted to launch its 2019-20 BFI Film Academy and invites applications from students aged 16-19 years of age, who are passionate about all aspects of film.
  • Music Production

    After Exam Results, Open Up Your Creative Career Prospects at Nerve Centre

    With results day right around the corner, many young people will be wondering what their next move is.
  • Creative Media Courses

    Get Into The Creative Industries with Nerve Centre’s Full-Time Courses

    If manning the mixing desk, creating graphic designs, heading up TV and film productions or performing live is what you want to do, the Nerve Centre’s full-time courses are the place to start.
  • Production Academies

    Production Design Academy Kicks Off in Nerve Belfast

    The Production Design Academy is kicking off in August with a 5-day intensive summer school.
  • BFI

    BFI Film Academy at the Nerve Centre is now open for applications!

    By studying all aspects of film and having award winning professionals as mentors, successful students have gone on to study, train and work in the film industry in Northern Ireland and further...
  • Primary Support Week

    Primary Support Week 2019: Sign Up Now for Free Teacher Training

    Designed to show school coordinators and teachers creative ways to use technology in the classroom, Primary Support Week returns to Nerve Centre from August 12 - 15 with a new series of helpful,...
  • Comms Job Ad

    Job Opportunity: Digital Content and Communications Assistant

    THIS JOB OPENING IS NOW CLOSED Nerve Centre is seeking a highly creative, enthusiastic individual passionate about using digital and social media to join its marketing and communications team.
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    Foyle Film Festival Summer Programme 2019

    Chase away the summer boredom with Foyle Film Festival’s bumper programme of over 60 films and workshops running from Wednesday, June 26 right through to Friday, August 30.
  • Can You Ever Forgive Me

    Summer in the City Just Got a Lot More Exciting With Foyle Film Festival’s Latest Programme

    Whether it’s rain, snow or sunshine this Summer, Foyle Film Festival has you covered with a bumper programme of over 60 special screenings and workshops, running from June 26 right through to August...
  • Anthony Haughey

    Looking at the Border — Artists Explore Brexit in Upcoming Tour at Nerve Visual

    Five artists working along the border in Ireland are to come together in Nerve Visual gallery on Friday 7 June for a tour of their group exhibition, Field Notes from the Border #3.
  • Catherine Ellis

    'Drawn from Borders' Creative Engagement Programme - Register Now

    Drawn From Borders is a free creative engagement programme exploring key moments in Ireland’s history, delivered by Artlink, Nerve Centre and the Tower Museum.
  • Anthony Haughey

    New Group Exhibition at Nerve Visual Responds to Brexit Anxiety

    Field Notes from the Border #3, which will run in the Nerve Visual Gallery in Derry~Londonderry until June 30, presents work by contemporary artists working along the border in Ireland.
  • Digital Engagement Officer

    Job Opportunity: Digital Engagement Officer

    A dynamic individual is sought for the position of Digital Engagement Officer as part of the Nerve Centre's 'Reimagine, Remake, Replay' project...
  • Nerve Centre Benefits from Community Relations Council Funding

    Nerve Centre Benefits from Community Relations Council Funding

    The Community Relations Council has recently (April 2019) announced that Nerve Centre is one of over 20 organisations receiving support from its Core Funding Grants Scheme for the 2019/20 year.
  • F.E McWilliams

    Final Weeks of Major Troubles Art Exhibition in Derry~Londonderry

    Visitors to Derry~Londonderry have a final chance to see the acclaimed Troubles Art exhibition at the Nerve Visual gallery before it closes on Sunday 28 April and travels to venues in Lisburn,...
  • Winners, 2018

    Foyle Film Festival’s Light In Motion Competition Open for Entries

    Northern Ireland’s only Oscar® affiliated film festival has launched its 2019 Light In Motion (LIM) competition, open to filmmakers and animators across the world.
  • Rosa Holmes

    Nerve Belfast’s ‘Little Inventor’ Is Top Of The Class

    Rosa Holmes, a P6 pupil at Forge Integrated PS in south Belfast, has impressed the science world so much that she has been invited to see her invention on display at the Sharjah Biennial Children’s...
  • Smallfoot

    Intercultural & Anti-Racism Education Programme

    Foyle Film Festival's 2019 Intercultural & Anti-Racism programme brings together a diverse range of films and workshops for schools, exploring themes relating to issues of prejudice and...
  • Bastion Youth Festival

    Help us Create the Bastion Youth Festival on the City Walls

    We're looking for young people (aged 16-24) who are interested in Event Management and want to help us plan, promote and manage an innovative new festival, Bastion Youth Festival, for young...
  • First Man

    Intercultural & Anti-Racism Public Programme

    Foyle Film Festival reveals a jam-packed line up for the 2019 Intercultural & Anti-Racism Programme
  • Intercultural & Anti-Racism Programme 2019

    ‘Reel’ Representation in Foyle Film Festival’s 2019 Intercultural & Anti-Racism Programme

    A curated selection of films from across the world highlighting diversity and equality will screen in Derry~Londonderry next month as part of the Intercultural & Anti-Racism programme.
  • Young Blood Music Festival

    Nerve Centre at the Heart of Music Festival Kicking Off the Year of Youth

    The programme of events and headline acts that are participating in the Young Blood – Future Sounds Music Festival taking place later this month in Derry and Strabane, have been announced by the...
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    Ones to Watch Young Programmers Academy Open for Recruitment

    Nerve Centre's Ones to Watch programme, supported by Film Hub NI, is looking for 17-25 year olds to participate in a new programmers academy from Tuesday February 19 to Thursday February 21 from...
  • creative media trainer opportunity

    Job Opportunity: Creative Media Trainer

    A dynamic individual is sought for the position of Creative Media Trainer as part of the Making The Future programme.
  • Funeral of Victim, 1969

    New Acquisitions from National Museums NI Troubles Art Collection On Show at Nerve Visual Gallery

    A major exhibition featuring artists' responses to the Troubles in Northern Ireland has attracted hundreds of visitors since it opened in the Nerve Visual Gallery in Derry~Londonderry on...
  • School pic

    Partnership Programmes 2019/20 Now Open for Applications

    Nerve Centre’s Creative Learning Centre is now recruiting Primary and Post-Primary schools who seek to explore the creative use of digital technologies in the classroom.
  • Participants Sought to Help ‘Make the Future’

    Participants Sought to Help ‘Make the Future’ with Launch of €1.82m Cross-Border Cultural Programme

    A new cross-border cultural programme, Making the Future, which will empower 5,000 people to use museum collections and archives to explore the past and create a powerful vision for future change,...
  • Reimagine, Remake, Replay

    Get Involved: Free Courses in 3D Printing, Photography and More

    If you're aged between 16 and 25, why don't you try your hand at something new this year? Reimagine, Remake, Replay – an exciting regional project connecting young people with museum...
  • Apply Now: Free Animation Training Courses for Teachers

    Apply Now: Free Animation Course for Post-Primary Teachers

    Nerve Centre is inviting teachers to apply for a free twilight training course in animation skills running in conjunction with the Northern Ireland Screen Foundation Academy for Animation.
  • Rioghnach Connolly

    Prolific Singer Ríoghnach Connolly Announced as Nerve Centre Musician-in-Residence

    Armagh-born singer and flautist Rioghnach Connolly has been named as the new Musician-in-Residence at the Nerve Centre, where she will work on a number of exciting projects and collaborations in the...
  • Catherine Mullan Animator

    Free Talk for Film Students by Leading Animation Talent Catherine Mullan

    Into Film and Nerve Centre will welcome one of the leading talents in animation to the North West on February 1 to highlight career opportunities in the VFX industry for students of film.
  • NI Science Festival 2019

    NI Science Festival's North West Programme Launched at Nerve Centre

    Derry~Londonderry will be in its ‘element’ as celebrated scientists, entertainers, researchers and authors descend on the city this February for the festival. The 2019 festival takes place from...
  • LSP Xmas

    Have a ‘Perry’ Christmas as Godfather of Reggae Returns

    Music fans can have themselves a ‘Perry’ little Christmas this year with tickets to reggae and dub pioneer Lee ‘Scratch’ Perry at the Nerve Centre on March 27 2019.
  • Rosborough début EP

    Rosborough records début EP at Nerve Centre, out now

    Rosborough, Nerve Centre’s Audio Course Coordinator, has released his début EP, The Paper Boats.
  • Philip Steele EP, Reflection

    Nerve Centre student Philip Steele releases EP, Reflection

    Pianist Philip Steele, a music student at the Nerve Centre, has released a new EP of original recordings now available to purchase or stream.
  • Gallery Invigilator at Nerve Visual

    Job Opportunity: Gallery Invigilator (Casual Role)

    Join Derry~Londonderry's newest visual arts space, Nerve Visual, as a Gallery Invigilator...
  • Foyle Film Festival

    Foyle Film Festival Highlights

    The Foyle Film Festival kicked off 10 days of premiere screenings, industry workshops and special guests on Friday 16 November, with a packed out screening of Colette.
  • FFF Closing Gala

    Foyle Film Festival Announces 2018 Light in Motion Competition Winners

    The 31st Foyle Film Festival concluded on Sunday 25 November, with the announcement of the Light in Motion competition winners at Brunswick Moviebowl.
  • still to come

    Here's Everything Coming Up for the Final Weekend of Foyle Film Festival

    There's still loads more to come on the final weekend of Foyle Film Festival, including special guest screenings, NI premieres, and industry events. Book now to avoid disappointment...
  • Vanessa Redgrave

    Official Statement From Vanessa Redgrave

    We regret to announce that Vanessa Redgrave has had to cancel her visit to this year's Foyle Film Festival due to illness. Ms Redgrave requested that the festival pass on the following message...
  • Edwin Thomas

    Foyle Film Festival Kicks Off 10 Day Programme With a Sold Out Opening Night

    The 31st edition of the Foyle Film Festival got off to a fantastic start on Friday 16 November, with a packed out screening of Keira Knightley’s latest release Colette at Brunswick Moviebowl.
  • sheena wilkinson

    Award Winning Author Sheena Wilkinson to Speak at Tower Museum on New Book Star by Star

    Award winning author Sheena Wilkinson will deliver a talk titled Suffragettes and Soldiers, linked to her new book Star by Star, at a special event in the Tower Museum on Tuesday, November 20.
  • FabLab

    FabLab digital programme to boost Global Entrepreneurship Week

    The FabLab (Nerve Centre) is teaming up with Derry City and Strabane District Council’s Business Team to offer an accredited programme in Digital Fabrication for Entrepreneurs.
  • Murlough_Kevin Scott_Belfast Telegraph_2.JPG

    Beaches in NI and Co. Donegal Take Part in Danny Boyle's 'Pages of the Sea'

    Photo credit: Kevin Scott, Belfast Telegraph Tens of thousands gathered around the UK and Ireland including at four locations where Nerve Centre led the delivery of the Armistice Day centenary...
  • Foyle Film

    Foyle Film Festival Looks Forward to Another Dynamic Line Up

    Now in its 31st year, the Foyle Film Festival packs a bigger punch than ever with its ‘Voices’ themed programme.
  • Danny Boyle

    Beaches Taking Part in Danny Boyle's 'Pages of the Sea' in NI & Co. Donegal Announced

    Thursday 1 November 2018
  • Foyle

    Vanessa Redgrave Leads This Year’s Special Guests at Foyle Film Festival

    Monday 29 October
  • Lost Boys

    Nerve Centre to host 80s themed youth takeover for local charities

    Tuesday October 30th 2018
  • Animation

    Northern Ireland Screen Foundation Academy for Animation Now Open for Applications

    The Northern Ireland Screen Foundation Academy for Animation is now open for applications to young people throughout the region aged 16-19 with the talent and commitment to take up a career within...
  • Wonder

    Cinematic Adventure for Students as Foyle Film Festival’s Education Programme Launches

    As Foyle Film Festival gets ready for its annual celebration of cinema and screen, the launch of this year’s dedicated education programme promises 10 days of cinematic adventures for children and...
  • Johnny Cash Made Me Do It

    ‘Blood and Gore’ this Halloween with ‘Johnny Cash Made Me Do It’

    One of the key theatrical attractions during this year’s Halloween celebrations in Derry and Strabane is the ‘Johnny Cash Made Me Do It’ performances taking place at the Nerve Centre on October 28-30...
  • New Nerve Visual Exhibition Shines Spotlight on Civil Rights Era

    New Nerve Visual Exhibition Shines Spotlight on Civil Rights Era

    An exhibition featuring a special collection of artefacts highlighting some of the most significant events of the Civil Rights era went on display last weekend (Friday, October 5) at the Nerve Visual...
  • Pages of the Sea

    Nerve Centre to be Part of Danny Boyle's Armistice Day Commission

    Nerve Centre will be part of Pages of the Sea, Danny Boyle’s commission for 14-18 NOW to mark the centenary of Armistice Day. On 11 November 2018, the public is invited to gather on beaches across...
  • Richard E Grant

    Job Opportunity: Foyle Film Festival PR & Marketing Coordinator (Temporary)

    Join Northern Ireland’s Oscar®- affiliated film festival as PR & Marketing Coordinator for the 31st edition, which will run November 16-25 2018.
  • Movies in Mind

    Artists and Academics Come Together to Mark World Mental Health Day

    Northern Ireland’s leading experts in mental health, wellbeing and the creative arts will meet at the Nerve Centre in celebration of World Mental Health Day on Tuesday 9 and Wednesday October 10.
  • Digital Maker Club

    Join a New Digital Maker Club at Ulster Museum

    The Nerve Centre and National Museums Northern Ireland are teaming up to establish a digital maker club at the Ulster Museum for participants aged 16-25.
  • Silent Child Oscar

    Submission Deadline for Foyle Film Festival's Light in Motion Awards

    Foyle Film Festival Light in Motion Awards will close for regular submissions on Saturday September 15 2018. However filmmakers and animators that are members of Withoutabox will be able to submit...
  • Halloween Youth Take Over

    Participants Sought for the Halloween Youth Take Over

    Apply to be part of this youth initiative giving upcoming creatives the opportunity to take over vibrant cultural spaces in the lead up to Halloween. It's your chance to design, programme and...
  • Young people’s museum project receives National Lottery boost

    Young People’s Museum Project Receives National Lottery Boost

    An exciting new project to connect young people with museums and their collections using a range of digital technologies and creative media has been awarded more than £900,000 from the National...
  • #MakingHistory 1918 Exhibition - Testament of Youth

    Events Programme Kicks off in Support of New #MakingHistory 1918 Exhibition

    An events programme in support of the new #MakingHistory 1918 Exhibition at the Tower Museum in Derry~Londonderry begins in the coming days with a talk, film screening and historical walking tour.
  • Participants Sought for Digital Programme Exploring Museum’s Unique Collections

    Participants Sought for Digital Programme Exploring Museum’s Unique Collections

    Participants are being sought from across the Ards and North Down Borough Council area to take part in an exciting new digital programme exploring the unique Sir John Newell Jordan collection held at...
  • BFI Academy 2018 Recruitment

    BFI Film Academy Alumni: Where Are They Now?

    Are you 16-19? Studying Moving Image Arts? Passionate about film? Want a career in the film industry? If so, the BFI Film Academy at the Nerve Centre is for you!
  • Hear My Voice

    Cinematic Companion Piece to Colin Davidson’s Silent Testimony To Screen in Derry

    Hear My Voice, a short film based on Colin Davidson’s stunning portrait collection, Silent Testimony, will be screened in Nerve Centre, Derry~Londonderry for the first time on August 9.
  • Animation Festival

    Join the First Ever Nationwide 48-Hour Animation Challenge

    This summer, animators across the UK are invited to take part in the first-ever nationwide 48-hour animation challenge. With regional heats in Northern Ireland, England, Scotland, and Wales, a public...
  • New comic books with Mid-Ulster Council

    Nerve Centre Launch New Comic Books with Mid-Ulster Council

    The Nerve Centre recently launched a set of new comic book resources in partnership with Mid-Ulster District Council, exploring four main heritage sites in the council area.
  • BFI Academy 2018 2

    BFI Film Academy Now Open for Recruitment

    Are you 16-19? Studying Moving Image Arts? Passionate about film? Want a career in the film industry? If so, the BFI Film Academy at the Nerve Centre is for you!
  • VR headset

    Reimagine, Remake, Replay Job Opportunities

    A range of exciting new job opportunities are open for applications for the Nerve Centre's the 'Reimagine, Remake, Replay' project...
  • Colin Davidson - Silent Testimony

    Colin Davidson's Acclaimed Exhibition Silent Testimony Opens at Nerve Visual Gallery

    Silent Testimony, a moving exhibition of portraits produced by internationally renowned artist Colin Davidson, is being shown in the North West for the first time, at Nerve Visual Gallery.
  • 2001: A Space Odyssey

    Iconic Star of 2001: A Space Odyssey to Attend Foyle Film Festival Screenings

    The 50th anniversary of Stanley Kubrick's space epic, 2001: A Space Odyssey will be celebrated with two special screenings, in Belfast and Derry, attended by the film’s leading actor, Keir...
  • Primary Teacher Support Week at the Nerve Centre

    Primary Support Week 2018 - Free Teacher Training Courses

    Primary Teacher Support Week is a series of workshops that show school coordinators and teachers creative ways to use technology in the classroom, and its happening at the Nerve Centre this summer.
  • Create A Track - First Cuts Vol. 3

    Upcoming Local Musicians Release First Cuts Vol. 3

    First Cuts Vol. 3 - a new album by young local musicians from Derry~Londonderry and surrounding areas - is now available to stream or share.
  • Colin Davidson - Silent Testimony

    Nerve Centre Launches Annual Programme of Exhibitions including Colin Davidson’s Silent Testimony, Troubles Art and the Peter Moloney Collection

    The Nerve Visual Gallery has launched an exciting annual programme of exhibitions in partnership with National Museums NI, the Tower Museum and the Gallery of Photography, Dublin.
  • FFF Summer Programme 2018

    Foyle Film Festival's Summer Programme is Coming in Hot

    We know the great weather won’t last forever, but thankfully our Summer Programme is here for the long haul with a scorching new season of cinema stretching from June 11 right through to September 27.
  • Nerve Centre’s training course in Music Production

    Full Time Training Courses Open for Submissions

    Introducing the Nerve Centre’s full-time vocational training courses in Creative Media, Music Production, Music Performance & Technology, and Film & Television Techniques.
  • The Lost Moment

    The Lost Moment Exhibition Opens in Nerve Visual

    Civil Rights, Street Protest and Resistance in Northern Ireland, 1968-69.
  • Tech5 Cube

    FabLab Unveils Public Artwork Based on Steps to Wellbeing

    A 3D public art piece created through a FabLab Nerve Centre based learning programme has been unveiled at Derry Central Library.
  • FilmClub

    Students 'Level Up' with Into Film Club Careers in the Games Industry Event

    (L-R) Caoimhin O'Neil St Columb's College, Caleb Young Holy Cross College Strabane, Vicky Potts Whitepot Studios, Eavan King Nerve Centre, Katelyn Sharkey St Marys College...
  • Bursary

    New Bursary Award Launches For the North West’s Young Entrepreneurs

    A new innovative project giving young people the opportunity to bring their creative ideas to life
  • Murder on the Orient Express

    Foyle Film Festival Launches 2018 Spring Programme

    Get out the popcorn because Foyle Film Festival has just dropped their latest cinema programme, and its full of blockbusters, tearjerkers and punk rock.
  • 3d print guide

    Download Nerve Centre's New 3D Printing Handbook for Schools

    A new resource to provide teachers and school leaders with impartial guidance and inspiration around the 3D printing in the Classroom.
  • 2017 LIM Winners

    Submissions Now Open For Light In Motion Competition

    Foyle Film Festival, Northern Ireland’s only Oscar®- affiliated film festival, is now accepting submissions for the 31st edition of the festival, which will run 16-25 November 2018.
  • Wonder

    Foyle Film Festival Intercultural & Anti-Racism Programme 2018

    Foyle Film Festival’s Intercultural & Anti-Racism Programme will return with an extended programme of special screenings and workshops from Tuesday 20 March to Friday 6 April.
  • Nerve Tower Museum

    Participants Sought For Creative Maker Club to Explore Events of 100 years ago

    A new Creative Maker Club aimed at exploring seminal events in the Decade of Centenaries will begin this February, allowing participants to use digital technologies to engage with the past
  • NI science festival

    Nerve Centre Partners With NI Science Festival For North West Programme

    The complete schedule of events was revealed today, Thursday, January 11, as the festival launched its 2018 programme at the Nerve Centre
  • digital makers 3d

    Digital Makers reimagine Ulster Museum collections

    A group of young people aged 16-24 'Kicked the Dust' off of museum collections and recreated historical artefacts using innovative technology...
  • Holy Cross Student Paul McGinley

    Young Filmmakers Honoured at Foyle Film Festival’s Moving Image Arts Awards

    Over 250 young filmmakers gathered in Brunswick Moviebowl last week (Wednesday 22 November) for the annual CCEA Moving Image Arts Showcase and Awards Ceremony, in association with Foyle Film Festival
  • LIM FFF 30

    Foyle Film Festival Announces 2017 Light In Motion Competition Winners

    The 30th Foyle Film Festival drew to a close last night (Sunday 26 November) with the announcement of the Light in Motion competition winners in Derry~Londonderry
  • sam shepard

    Remembering Sam Shepard

    Four years after his appearance at the Foyle Film Festival, we pay tribute to the late Sam Shepard by inviting Stephen Rea and local actress Judith Roddy to read some of his powerful short stories
  • FIlm | Makers

    New Film | Makers Exhibition Opens in Nerve Visual

    Archive film footage of Northern Ireland’s rich tradition of making has inspired an exhibition of contemporary work in Derry~Londonderry
  • fam

    Major European Touring Exhibition Opens In Derry~Londonderry

    A ‘first-of-its-kind’ international exhibition, bringing together 19 artist-makers from across Europe, has opened in Derry’s newest state-of-the-art visual arts space – Nerve Visual Gallery.
  • FFF 30 press

    Foyle Film Festival Marks 30th Anniversary With Ten Day Celebration

    Foyle Film Festival returns for its 30th anniversary and marks the milestone occasion with more screenings, premieres and events than ever before
  • Foyle logo

    Watch Our 30th Anniversary Trailer

    The festival takes place across four venues – Nerve Centre, Brunswick Moviebowl, The Guildhall and Bennigans Bar with over 100 films from Nov 17 - 26
  • conference image

    Programme Announced For ‘Digital Tech, Young People & Heritage’ conference at Ulster Museum this November

    A conference examining the role of new and emerging technologies and their impact on young people’s perceptions of heritage will take place at the Ulster Museum on November 2
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    Bad Day For The Cut Comes to Foyle Film Festival

    Chris Baugh’s thriller, which made its debut at Sundance Film Festival, will be screened at Foyle Film Festival on November 23 in Nerve Centre
  • christopher robin

    An Epic Cinematic Adventure for Schools as Foyle Film Festival Launches its Education Programme for 2017

    Schools, students and young people from across the North West will be taken on a round-the-world cinematic adventure next month as Foyle Film Festival launches its annual dedicated education programme
  • VR web

    Join a New Digital Maker Club at the Ulster Museum

    The Nerve Centre and National Museums Northern Ireland are teaming up to establish a digital maker club at the Ulster Museum for participants aged 16-25
  • Upcoming Gigs @ Nerve

    Great Gigs to Keep You Warm this Autumn at Nerve Centre

    Five live music events to help you stay snug through September and October
  • Free digital workshops for schools on the Battle of Messines

    The Nerve Centre’s Creative Centenaries project will launch a new graphic novel resource on the Battle of Messines in May 2017 to mark the centenary of the First World War campaign that took place in...
  • Open Call to Join Decade of Centenaries Steering Group

    The Nerve Centre is seeking members to join a steering group for its Peace IV funded ‘Understanding the Decade of Centenaries’ programme, delivered in partnership with the Tower Museum.
  • 2

    Young Film Programmers Are Picking Up 'Good Vibrations' for Cinema Day

    A group of young film enthusiasts are bringing the spirit of punk back to the big screen this Bank Holiday Monday, August 28.
  • 3d print

    Nerve Centre Awarded Heritage Lottery Funding to Connect Young People with Heritage

    The Reimagine, Remake, Replay project will allow young people to connect with and enhance museum collections using an exciting mix of creative media and digital technologies
  • Hudson Taylor

    Hudson Taylor Irish Tour at Nerve Centre

    Dublin duo Hudson Taylor return with their brand new single - ‘Feel It Again’, the first fresh music from Alfie and Harry in two years ahead of their Irish tour and performance at Electric Picnic.
  • FabFarm Win

    National Win for Nerve Centre’s FabFarm

    Nerve Centre’s FabFarm project has been recognised for its innovative use of digital technology at the national Tech4Good Awards in London, beating off stiff competition from over 250 entries.
  • An Beal Bocht

    Nerve Centre Co-Produces New Irish Language Animation Bound for Galway Film Fleadh

    An animated adaptation of Flann O’Brien’s only novel written in Irish under the pseudonym of Myles Na gCopaleen, An Béal Bocht, will premiere at the Galway Film Fleadh on Sunday 16 July.
  • Nerve Visual

    New Exhibition Exploring the Life of Soldier Poet Francis Ledwidge Opens in Derry~Londonderry

    A new contemporary visual arts exhibition exploring the life and work of poet Francis Ledwidge has opened at the Nerve Visual Gallery, Ebrington, in Derry~Londonderry.
  • Calypso tour

    Nerve Centre Presents - Paul Heaton and Jacqui Abbott's Crooked Calypso Tour

    Paul Heaton & Jacqui Abbott return to the Millennium Forum on Sunday October 22 2017 with their third album ‘Crooked Calypso’.
  • ROE Nerve

    Nerve Centre Alumni to Rock Glastonbury

    Previous Nerve Centre Music students, ROE and Susie-Blue, are set to perform at one of the world’s most famous music festivals this summer - Glastonbury
  • A Man Called Ove

    Sizzling Summer of Films At Nerve Centre

    Chase away the summer boredom with Foyle Film Festival’s bumper programme of over 50 films and workshops running from Monday, June 19 right through to August 17.
  • Rosborough

    Nerve Centre's Head Music Lecturer On the Road in Europe

    Singer-songwriter Glenn Rosborough, who works as Head Music Lecturer at the Nerve Centre, has been enjoying playing to crowds all across Europe as part of an international tour supporting Seafret
  • Marty Coyle

    One Final Show-Stopper from Nerve Centre’s Musician-In-Residence

    Multi-instrumentalist Marty Coyle will bring the curtain down on his year as Nerve Centre’s Musician-in-Residence with the launch of a major new album and exclusive gig on June 3.
  • jill todd

    Nerve Visual Hosts Prestigious Jill Todd Photographic Award

    Nerve Visual, Derry~Londonderry’s newest art gallery, is playing host to the Jill Todd Photographic Award until May 2017.
  • Foyle Film LIM

    Submissions Now Open For the 30th Foyle Film Festival 2017

    Foyle Film Festival, Northern Ireland’s only Oscar®- affiliated film festival, is now accepting submissions for the 30th edition of the festival, which will run 17 - 26 November 2017.
  • FabLab First

    Watch: World-First For FabLab Nerve Centre

    Inmates at HMP Maghaberry Prison have successfully completed a four-day pilot project, funded by the Department for Communities, in digital fabrication with FabLab Nerve Centre.
  • Christine film

    The Best of ‘Oscar® Season’ Showcased in Foyle Film Festival’s Spring Programme

    Foyle Film Festival’s 2017 Spring Programme, featuring a number of Northern Ireland premieres and exclusive screenings in Nerve Centre and Brunswick Moviebowl, will launch on Monday, April 3
  • I, Daniel Blake

    Intercultural and Anti-Racism Festival Launched in Derry~Londonderry

    Some of the biggest films of 2017 exploring issues of race, representation and diversity will be screened at the Foyle Film Festival’s annual Intercultural and Anti-Racism Festival later this month in