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Proposals Sought for Hullabaloo! Offaly's Childrens Arts Festival

Offaly County Council Arts Office is seeking expressions of interest from artists, musicians, filmmakers, drama practitioners, dancers, writers (and more!) to submit proposals for workshops/performances and ‘mini camps’ during Hullabaloo! Offaly’s Children’s Arts Festival 30th Oct – 2nd Nov 2019 in Birr, Clara, and Edenderry and libraries across Offaly.

If interested in applying please download the Expressions of Interest document below for specifications

Expressions of Interest for Hullabaloo!

Closing date is Friday 24th May at 4pm

If you have any queries please email arts@offalycoco.ie

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Professional Artist Database

IMPORTANT NOTICE TO ALL OFFALY ARTISTS

IF YOU WISH BE ON OUR DATABASE YOU NEED TO SEND IN A PROFESSIONAL ARTIST DATABASE FORM

PROFESSIONAL ARTIST DATABASE FORM DOWNLOAD HERE

Offaly Arts Office is recently updated our Professional Artist Database. (in accordance with GDPR). The database sends out opportunities and information to Offaly artists of all mediums with regards to the arts in Offaly, artists also need to be included on the database to qualify for Offaly County Council Arts Grants/bursaries. We are asking all existing database artists and new artists to send in a form.

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Can your business tap into the Offaly Film Industry?

Film can bring business worth tens of thousands to an area, with production companies using hotels, catering companies, taxis and restaurants; for instance the recent TV pilot in Charleville Castle saw 130 cast and crew come to Tullamore for 6 days using a wide range of services from local petrol stations to hotels and restaurants. The FilmOffaly Vendor Card will give local services the opportunity to tap directly into that industry for extra business.  FilmOffaly is the first port of call for film productions looking for locations and services in Offaly. Businesses who offer a reasonable discount for their services and partner with the FilmOffaly Vendor Card,  will be in a prime position to gain the film industry’s attention.