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Murder Mystery Night

Come along to an evening of drama and mystery! Help to solve the mystery at the Lincoln Family Estate.

During the evenings festivities we gather vital components of a mystery that unfolds with every characters version of the family tree. Are the children rightful heirs? Does the mother keep a dark secret? What did the maid know?

Contact Anne Delaney on 07736389968 to reserve tickets or pay at the door.



New Lodge Arts Youth Theatre Group presents ‘Missing’ a devised piece of theatre.

Tuesday 20th June @ 730pm
Wednesday 21st June @ 7.30pm

A missing girl…?
How many of us really know what are children are up to?
What are they thinking?
Your daughter.
Your son.
What do they do when they leave the house?
Parenting is difficult.

Suitable for audiences 13+

Contact Anne Delaney on 07736389968 for more information.



This year’s Junior Showcase took place in Girdwood Community Hub on Tuesday 11th April 2017.  Over 60 young people performed the much loved tale of Aladdin to over 200 family and friends.  With quick witted performances Widow Twanky, Aladdin and the Emperor, audiences enjoyed an evening of fun filled entertainment.

Artist in Residence Programme - Call for Artist

New Lodge Arts is seeking to employ an Artist in Residence for a one year placement starting in April 2017. 

The deadline for applications is 12noon on Friday 24th March 2017

Under no circumstances will late proposals be considered.

All questions and completed CV’s should to be sent to: anne.delaney@ashtoncentre.com or by post to:  

Anne Delaney

Arts Programme and Operations Manager

New Lodge Arts

Ashton Centre

5 Churchill Street


Beauty and the Beast

This year’s annual North Belfast Pantomime led by Ashton Community Trust and produced by New Lodge Arts was the much loved tale – Beauty and the Beast.  Young people from local communities including Cliftonville, Shankill, New Lodge and Westland took to the stage in Girdwood Community Hub on 6th & 7th December 2016.

New Lodge Arts Young Leaders Achieve their OCN

A group of young leaders (aged 14-17 years), have recently completed their OCN qualification, Leadership in Youth Work OCN (Level 2). This qualification was delivered over around 16 sessions, with all young people committing fully both in and out of sessions. In total the young people contributed at least 40 hours work to this. The content of the qualification focused on the basics of youth work, communication and teaching young people how to plan and deliver a youth work session.

North Belfast Lantern Festival 2016

 North Belfast Lantern Festival promises to be a ‘Big, Friendly, Giant’ event


– Thousands set to attend 7th annual North Belfast Lantern Festival on October 26 & 27 –

- Festival celebrates a centenary of Roald Dahl -

Up to 4,000 revellers - led by Willy Wonka and his trusty Oompa Loompas - are set to flock to Belfast's Alexandra Park this month to participate for the annual North Belfast Lantern Parade which is this year celebrating the work of Roald Dahl.


Contact Details

New Lodge Arts
Ashton Centre
5 Churchill Street
Belfast, BT15 2BP
028 9074 2255

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