Belfast Telegraph

New fund for young artists now available in Ards

By Michael Bashford

Artistic youngsters in Ards can now apply for bursaries worth up to £250 for arts training.

A limited number of bursaries, being offered by Ards Arts Committee, are on offer to any local young person from the Ards borough, aged between 11 and 25, who has the opportunity to undertake short-term or one-off youth arts training or development.

Hugh Montgomery, chairman of Ards Arts Committee, said: “This funding programme has been established to help improve access to youth arts training and development opportunities for young people from the borough.

“We are very pleased to be able to offer this support and to encourage our youth to develop their talents and achieve their goals”.

Completed applications must be received by 4.30pm on Wednesday, June 30.

For further information telephone 9181 0803.

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