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EastSide Arts

EastSide Arts is a registered charity. We raise the money we need to pay our staff and run our programmes by applying to a variety of funders, Trusts and Foundations. Our principal funder is Arts Council NI and we are core funded by the Paul Hamlyn Foundation,  Belfast City Council and the DfC Art Work Programme. We are also grateful to Belfast City Council Go Succeed Programme, Arts Council Northern Ireland Commissioning Programme, Esmée Mitchell Trust, and the Halifax Foundation for recent vital programme support. Finally, we couldn’t do our work without the ongoing support of our brilliant sponsors Translink, Hewitt & Gilpin and Third Source.

If you would like to support the work of EastSide Arts, please click on the button below. Thank you!

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Our dedicated volunteers are vital members of our team, year-round, and the face of our annual EastSide Arts Festival. With roles in front of house, workshop assistance, project support, ushering, ticketing and the odd set build, volunteering with EastSide Arts is a varied and rewarding role for people from all walks of life.

We are always looking for new volunteers and in return for giving up some of your time we offer the opportunity to make a difference for others and see some of the most exciting events taking place in east Belfast.

Please contact our Volunteer Team Leader Caleb to find out more about how to volunteer with EastSide Arts