New Members Sought for Arts and Heritage Advisory Panel

Posted by Ards Arts Centre|04 October 2017| in Press

Council seeks members for Arts and Heritage Advisory Panel

Ards and North Down Borough Council is seeking 3 members to sit on its Arts and Heritage Advisory Panel to guide, endorse and advocate for arts and heritage in the borough.

Applications are sought from people with specialties or demonstrable experience in the areas of:

  • Visual arts / craft
  • Heritage


Jan Nixey, Head of Community and Culture with Ards and North Down Borough Council, is inviting residents to consider applying:

"I would encourage local people with expertise in arts and heritage to consider lending their knowledge to the panel and helping further develop this already thriving sector across Ards and North Down.” 

“Ards and North Down Borough Council have provides an extensive annual programme of arts and heritage based events, exhibitions, concerts, creative classes and festivals, as well as running North Down Museum and Ards Arts Centre, and this panel offers an opportunity to work with Ards and North Down Borough Council to shape the arts and heritage programme”

Panel members will sit alongside five elected representatives of Ards and North Down Borough Council.  They must be able to attend up to six meetings per year and be willing to discuss all aspects of arts and culture in the borough. The positions on the panel are of a voluntary nature and no payments will be made in relation to attendance at meetings.

Application forms are available now from Ards Arts Centre, email: or telephone 028 9181 0803

and North Down Museum: email or telephone 028 9127 1200. 

The deadline for completed applications is Friday 20 October 2017 at 4pm.

Should it be deemed necessary, brief interviews will be held on Friday 27 October 2017.

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