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  • Philip Steele EP, Reflection

    Nerve Centre student Philip Steele releases EP, Reflection

  • Gallery Invigilator at Nerve Visual

    Job Opportunity: Gallery Invigilator (Casual Role)

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  • Philip Steele EP, Reflection

    Nerve Centre student Philip Steele releases EP, Reflection

    Pianist Philip Steele, a music student at the Nerve Centre, has released a new EP of original recordings now available to purchase or stream.
  • Gallery Invigilator at Nerve Visual

    Job Opportunity: Gallery Invigilator (Casual Role)

    Join Derry~Londonderry's newest visual arts space, Nerve Visual, as a Gallery Invigilator...
  • Foyle Film Festival

    Foyle Film Festival Highlights

    The Foyle Film Festival kicked off 10 days of premiere screenings, industry workshops and special guests on Friday 16 November, with a packed out screening of Colette.
  • FFF Closing Gala

    Foyle Film Festival Announces 2018 Light in Motion Competition Winners

    The 31st Foyle Film Festival concluded on Sunday 25 November, with the announcement of the Light in Motion competition winners at Brunswick Moviebowl.
  • still to come

    Here's Everything Coming Up for the Final Weekend of Foyle Film Festival

    There's still loads more to come on the final weekend of Foyle Film Festival, including special guest screenings, NI premieres, and industry events. Book now to avoid disappointment...
  • Vanessa Redgrave

    Official Statement From Vanessa Redgrave

    We regret to announce that Vanessa Redgrave has had to cancel her visit to this year's Foyle Film Festival due to illness. Ms Redgrave requested that the festival pass on the following message...
  • Edwin Thomas

    Foyle Film Festival Kicks Off 10 Day Programme With a Sold Out Opening Night

    The 31st edition of the Foyle Film Festival got off to a fantastic start on Friday 16 November, with a packed out screening of Keira Knightley’s latest release Colette at Brunswick Moviebowl.
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    Award Winning Author Sheena Wilkinson to Speak at Tower Museum on New Book Star by Star

    Award winning author Sheena Wilkinson will deliver a talk titled Suffragettes and Soldiers, linked to her new book Star by Star, at a special event in the Tower Museum on Tuesday, November 20.
  • FabLab

    FabLab digital programme to boost Global Entrepreneurship Week

    The FabLab (Nerve Centre) is teaming up with Derry City and Strabane District Council’s Business Team to offer an accredited programme in Digital Fabrication for Entrepreneurs.
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    Beaches in NI and Co. Donegal Take Part in Danny Boyle's 'Pages of the Sea'

    Photo credit: Kevin Scott, Belfast Telegraph Tens of thousands gathered around the UK and Ireland including at four locations where Nerve Centre led the delivery of the Armistice Day centenary...
  • Foyle Film

    Foyle Film Festival Looks Forward to Another Dynamic Line Up

    Now in its 31st year, the Foyle Film Festival packs a bigger punch than ever with its ‘Voices’ themed programme.
  • Danny Boyle

    Beaches Taking Part in Danny Boyle's 'Pages of the Sea' in NI & Co. Donegal Announced

    Thursday 1 November 2018
  • Foyle

    Vanessa Redgrave Leads This Year’s Special Guests at Foyle Film Festival

    Monday 29 October
  • Lost Boys

    Nerve Centre to host 80s themed youth takeover for local charities

    Tuesday October 30th 2018
  • Animation

    Northern Ireland Screen Foundation Academy for Animation Now Open for Applications

    The Northern Ireland Screen Foundation Academy for Animation is now open for applications to young people throughout the region aged 16-19 with the talent and commitment to take up a career within...
  • Wonder

    Cinematic Adventure for Students as Foyle Film Festival’s Education Programme Launches

    As Foyle Film Festival gets ready for its annual celebration of cinema and screen, the launch of this year’s dedicated education programme promises 10 days of cinematic adventures for children and...
  • Johnny Cash Made Me Do It

    ‘Blood and Gore’ this Halloween with ‘Johnny Cash Made Me Do It’

    One of the key theatrical attractions during this year’s Halloween celebrations in Derry and Strabane is the ‘Johnny Cash Made Me Do It’ performances taking place at the Nerve Centre on October 28-30...
  • New Nerve Visual Exhibition Shines Spotlight on Civil Rights Era

    New Nerve Visual Exhibition Shines Spotlight on Civil Rights Era

    An exhibition featuring a special collection of artefacts highlighting some of the most significant events of the Civil Rights era went on display last weekend (Friday, October 5) at the Nerve Visual...
  • Pages of the Sea

    Nerve Centre to be Part of Danny Boyle's Armistice Day Commission

    Nerve Centre will be part of Pages of the Sea, Danny Boyle’s commission for 14-18 NOW to mark the centenary of Armistice Day. On 11 November 2018, the public is invited to gather on beaches across...
  • Richard E Grant

    Job Opportunity: Foyle Film Festival PR & Marketing Coordinator (Temporary)

    Join Northern Ireland’s Oscar®- affiliated film festival as PR & Marketing Coordinator for the 31st edition, which will run November 16-25 2018.
  • Movies in Mind

    Artists and Academics Come Together to Mark World Mental Health Day

    Northern Ireland’s leading experts in mental health, wellbeing and the creative arts will meet at the Nerve Centre in celebration of World Mental Health Day on Tuesday 9 and Wednesday October 10.
  • Digital Maker Club

    Join a New Digital Maker Club at Ulster Museum

    The Nerve Centre and National Museums Northern Ireland are teaming up to establish a digital maker club at the Ulster Museum for participants aged 16-25.
  • Silent Child Oscar

    Submission Deadline for Foyle Film Festival's Light in Motion Awards

    Foyle Film Festival Light in Motion Awards will close for regular submissions on Saturday September 15 2018. However filmmakers and animators that are members of Withoutabox will be able to submit...
  • Halloween Youth Take Over

    Participants Sought for the Halloween Youth Take Over

    Apply to be part of this youth initiative giving upcoming creatives the opportunity to take over vibrant cultural spaces in the lead up to Halloween. It's your chance to design, programme and...
  • Young people’s museum project receives National Lottery boost

    Young People’s Museum Project Receives National Lottery Boost

    An exciting new project to connect young people with museums and their collections using a range of digital technologies and creative media has been awarded more than £900,000 from the National...
  • #MakingHistory 1918 Exhibition - Testament of Youth

    Events Programme Kicks off in Support of New #MakingHistory 1918 Exhibition

    An events programme in support of the new #MakingHistory 1918 Exhibition at the Tower Museum in Derry~Londonderry begins in the coming days with a talk, film screening and historical walking tour.
  • Participants Sought for Digital Programme Exploring Museum’s Unique Collections

    Participants Sought for Digital Programme Exploring Museum’s Unique Collections

    Participants are being sought from across the Ards and North Down Borough Council area to take part in an exciting new digital programme exploring the unique Sir John Newell Jordan collection held at...
  • BFI Academy 2018 Recruitment

    BFI Film Academy Alumni: Where Are They Now?

    Are you 16-19? Studying Moving Image Arts? Passionate about film? Want a career in the film industry? If so, the BFI Film Academy at the Nerve Centre is for you!
  • Hear My Voice

    Cinematic Companion Piece to Colin Davidson’s Silent Testimony To Screen in Derry

    Hear My Voice, a short film based on Colin Davidson’s stunning portrait collection, Silent Testimony, will be screened in Nerve Centre, Derry~Londonderry for the first time on August 9.
  • Animation Festival

    Join the First Ever Nationwide 48-Hour Animation Challenge

    This summer, animators across the UK are invited to take part in the first-ever nationwide 48-hour animation challenge. With regional heats in Northern Ireland, England, Scotland, and Wales, a public...
  • New comic books with Mid-Ulster Council

    Nerve Centre Launch New Comic Books with Mid-Ulster Council

    The Nerve Centre recently launched a set of new comic book resources in partnership with Mid-Ulster District Council, exploring four main heritage sites in the council area.
  • BFI Academy 2018 2

    BFI Film Academy Now Open for Recruitment

    Are you 16-19? Studying Moving Image Arts? Passionate about film? Want a career in the film industry? If so, the BFI Film Academy at the Nerve Centre is for you!
  • VR headset

    Reimagine, Remake, Replay Job Opportunities

    A range of exciting new job opportunities are open for applications for the Nerve Centre's the 'Reimagine, Remake, Replay' project...
  • Colin Davidson - Silent Testimony

    Colin Davidson's Acclaimed Exhibition Silent Testimony Opens at Nerve Visual Gallery

    Silent Testimony, a moving exhibition of portraits produced by internationally renowned artist Colin Davidson, is being shown in the North West for the first time, at Nerve Visual Gallery.
  • 2001: A Space Odyssey

    Iconic Star of 2001: A Space Odyssey to Attend Foyle Film Festival Screenings

    The 50th anniversary of Stanley Kubrick's space epic, 2001: A Space Odyssey will be celebrated with two special screenings, in Belfast and Derry, attended by the film’s leading actor, Keir...
  • Primary Teacher Support Week at the Nerve Centre

    Primary Support Week 2018 - Free Teacher Training Courses

    Primary Teacher Support Week is a series of workshops that show school coordinators and teachers creative ways to use technology in the classroom, and its happening at the Nerve Centre this summer.
  • Create A Track - First Cuts Vol. 3

    Upcoming Local Musicians Release First Cuts Vol. 3

    First Cuts Vol. 3 - a new album by young local musicians from Derry~Londonderry and surrounding areas - is now available to stream or share.
  • Colin Davidson - Silent Testimony

    Nerve Centre Launches Annual Programme of Exhibitions including Colin Davidson’s Silent Testimony, Troubles Art and the Peter Moloney Collection

    The Nerve Visual Gallery has launched an exciting annual programme of exhibitions in partnership with National Museums NI, the Tower Museum and the Gallery of Photography, Dublin.
  • FFF Summer Programme 2018

    Foyle Film Festival's Summer Programme is Coming in Hot

    We know the great weather won’t last forever, but thankfully our Summer Programme is here for the long haul with a scorching new season of cinema stretching from June 11 right through to September 27.
  • Nerve Centre’s training course in Music Production

    Full Time Training Courses Open for Submissions

    Introducing the Nerve Centre’s full-time vocational training courses in Creative Media, Music Production, Music Performance & Technology, and Film & Television Techniques.
  • The Lost Moment

    The Lost Moment Exhibition Opens in Nerve Visual

    Civil Rights, Street Protest and Resistance in Northern Ireland, 1968-69.
  • Tech5 Cube

    FabLab Unveils Public Artwork Based on Steps to Wellbeing

    A 3D public art piece created through a FabLab Nerve Centre based learning programme has been unveiled at Derry Central Library.
  • FilmClub

    Students 'Level Up' with Into Film Club Careers in the Games Industry Event

    (L-R) Caoimhin O'Neil St Columb's College, Caleb Young Holy Cross College Strabane, Vicky Potts Whitepot Studios, Eavan King Nerve Centre, Katelyn Sharkey St Marys College...
  • Bursary

    New Bursary Award Launches For the North West’s Young Entrepreneurs

    A new innovative project giving young people the opportunity to bring their creative ideas to life
  • Murder on the Orient Express

    Foyle Film Festival Launches 2018 Spring Programme

    Get out the popcorn because Foyle Film Festival has just dropped their latest cinema programme, and its full of blockbusters, tearjerkers and punk rock.
  • 3d print guide

    Download Nerve Centre's New 3D Printing Handbook for Schools

    A new resource to provide teachers and school leaders with impartial guidance and inspiration around the 3D printing in the Classroom.
  • 2017 LIM Winners

    Submissions Now Open For Light In Motion Competition

    Foyle Film Festival, Northern Ireland’s only Oscar®- affiliated film festival, is now accepting submissions for the 31st edition of the festival, which will run 16-25 November 2018.
  • Wonder

    Foyle Film Festival Intercultural & Anti-Racism Programme 2018

    Foyle Film Festival’s Intercultural & Anti-Racism Programme will return with an extended programme of special screenings and workshops from Tuesday 20 March to Friday 6 April.
  • Nerve Tower Museum

    Participants Sought For Creative Maker Club to Explore Events of 100 years ago

    A new Creative Maker Club aimed at exploring seminal events in the Decade of Centenaries will begin this February, allowing participants to use digital technologies to engage with the past
  • NI science festival

    Nerve Centre Partners With NI Science Festival For North West Programme

    The complete schedule of events was revealed today, Thursday, January 11, as the festival launched its 2018 programme at the Nerve Centre
  • digital makers 3d

    Digital Makers reimagine Ulster Museum collections

    A group of young people aged 16-24 'Kicked the Dust' off of museum collections and recreated historical artefacts using innovative technology...
  • Holy Cross Student Paul McGinley

    Young Filmmakers Honoured at Foyle Film Festival’s Moving Image Arts Awards

    Over 250 young filmmakers gathered in Brunswick Moviebowl last week (Wednesday 22 November) for the annual CCEA Moving Image Arts Showcase and Awards Ceremony, in association with Foyle Film Festival
  • LIM FFF 30

    Foyle Film Festival Announces 2017 Light In Motion Competition Winners

    The 30th Foyle Film Festival drew to a close last night (Sunday 26 November) with the announcement of the Light in Motion competition winners in Derry~Londonderry
  • sam shepard

    Remembering Sam Shepard

    Four years after his appearance at the Foyle Film Festival, we pay tribute to the late Sam Shepard by inviting Stephen Rea and local actress Judith Roddy to read some of his powerful short stories
  • FIlm | Makers

    New Film | Makers Exhibition Opens in Nerve Visual

    Archive film footage of Northern Ireland’s rich tradition of making has inspired an exhibition of contemporary work in Derry~Londonderry
  • fam

    Major European Touring Exhibition Opens In Derry~Londonderry

    A ‘first-of-its-kind’ international exhibition, bringing together 19 artist-makers from across Europe, has opened in Derry’s newest state-of-the-art visual arts space – Nerve Visual Gallery.
  • FFF 30 press

    Foyle Film Festival Marks 30th Anniversary With Ten Day Celebration

    Foyle Film Festival returns for its 30th anniversary and marks the milestone occasion with more screenings, premieres and events than ever before
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    Watch Our 30th Anniversary Trailer

    The festival takes place across four venues – Nerve Centre, Brunswick Moviebowl, The Guildhall and Bennigans Bar with over 100 films from Nov 17 - 26
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    Programme Announced For ‘Digital Tech, Young People & Heritage’ conference at Ulster Museum this November

    A conference examining the role of new and emerging technologies and their impact on young people’s perceptions of heritage will take place at the Ulster Museum on November 2
  • bad day for the cut

    Bad Day For The Cut Comes to Foyle Film Festival

    Chris Baugh’s thriller, which made its debut at Sundance Film Festival, will be screened at Foyle Film Festival on November 23 in Nerve Centre
  • christopher robin

    An Epic Cinematic Adventure for Schools as Foyle Film Festival Launches its Education Programme for 2017

    Schools, students and young people from across the North West will be taken on a round-the-world cinematic adventure next month as Foyle Film Festival launches its annual dedicated education programme
  • VR web

    Join a New Digital Maker Club at the Ulster Museum

    The Nerve Centre and National Museums Northern Ireland are teaming up to establish a digital maker club at the Ulster Museum for participants aged 16-25
  • Upcoming Gigs @ Nerve

    Great Gigs to Keep You Warm this Autumn at Nerve Centre

    Five live music events to help you stay snug through September and October
  • Free digital workshops for schools on the Battle of Messines

    The Nerve Centre’s Creative Centenaries project will launch a new graphic novel resource on the Battle of Messines in May 2017 to mark the centenary of the First World War campaign that took place in...
  • Open Call to Join Decade of Centenaries Steering Group

    The Nerve Centre is seeking members to join a steering group for its Peace IV funded ‘Understanding the Decade of Centenaries’ programme, delivered in partnership with the Tower Museum.
  • 2

    Young Film Programmers Are Picking Up 'Good Vibrations' for Cinema Day

    A group of young film enthusiasts are bringing the spirit of punk back to the big screen this Bank Holiday Monday, August 28.
  • 3d print

    Nerve Centre Awarded Heritage Lottery Funding to Connect Young People with Heritage

    The Reimagine, Remake, Replay project will allow young people to connect with and enhance museum collections using an exciting mix of creative media and digital technologies
  • Hudson Taylor

    Hudson Taylor Irish Tour at Nerve Centre

    Dublin duo Hudson Taylor return with their brand new single - ‘Feel It Again’, the first fresh music from Alfie and Harry in two years ahead of their Irish tour and performance at Electric Picnic.
  • FabFarm Win

    National Win for Nerve Centre’s FabFarm

    Nerve Centre’s FabFarm project has been recognised for its innovative use of digital technology at the national Tech4Good Awards in London, beating off stiff competition from over 250 entries.
  • An Beal Bocht

    Nerve Centre Co-Produces New Irish Language Animation Bound for Galway Film Fleadh

    An animated adaptation of Flann O’Brien’s only novel written in Irish under the pseudonym of Myles Na gCopaleen, An Béal Bocht, will premiere at the Galway Film Fleadh on Sunday 16 July.
  • Nerve Visual

    New Exhibition Exploring the Life of Soldier Poet Francis Ledwidge Opens in Derry~Londonderry

    A new contemporary visual arts exhibition exploring the life and work of poet Francis Ledwidge has opened at the Nerve Visual Gallery, Ebrington, in Derry~Londonderry.
  • Calypso tour

    Nerve Centre Presents - Paul Heaton and Jacqui Abbott's Crooked Calypso Tour

    Paul Heaton & Jacqui Abbott return to the Millennium Forum on Sunday October 22 2017 with their third album ‘Crooked Calypso’.
  • ROE Nerve

    Nerve Centre Alumni to Rock Glastonbury

    Previous Nerve Centre Music students, ROE and Susie-Blue, are set to perform at one of the world’s most famous music festivals this summer - Glastonbury
  • A Man Called Ove

    Sizzling Summer of Films At Nerve Centre

    Chase away the summer boredom with Foyle Film Festival’s bumper programme of over 50 films and workshops running from Monday, June 19 right through to August 17.
  • Rosborough

    Nerve Centre's Head Music Lecturer On the Road in Europe

    Singer-songwriter Glenn Rosborough, who works as Head Music Lecturer at the Nerve Centre, has been enjoying playing to crowds all across Europe as part of an international tour supporting Seafret
  • Marty Coyle

    One Final Show-Stopper from Nerve Centre’s Musician-In-Residence

    Multi-instrumentalist Marty Coyle will bring the curtain down on his year as Nerve Centre’s Musician-in-Residence with the launch of a major new album and exclusive gig on June 3.
  • jill todd

    Nerve Visual Hosts Prestigious Jill Todd Photographic Award

    Nerve Visual, Derry~Londonderry’s newest art gallery, is playing host to the Jill Todd Photographic Award until May 2017.
  • Foyle Film LIM

    Submissions Now Open For the 30th Foyle Film Festival 2017

    Foyle Film Festival, Northern Ireland’s only Oscar®- affiliated film festival, is now accepting submissions for the 30th edition of the festival, which will run 17 - 26 November 2017.
  • Christine film

    The Best of ‘Oscar® Season’ Showcased in Foyle Film Festival’s Spring Programme

    Foyle Film Festival’s 2017 Spring Programme, featuring a number of Northern Ireland premieres and exclusive screenings in Nerve Centre and Brunswick Moviebowl, will launch on Monday, April 3
  • FabLab First

    Watch: World-First For FabLab Nerve Centre

    Inmates at HMP Maghaberry Prison have successfully completed a four-day pilot project, funded by the Department for Communities, in digital fabrication with FabLab Nerve Centre.
  • I, Daniel Blake

    Intercultural and Anti-Racism Festival Launched in Derry~Londonderry

    Some of the biggest films of 2017 exploring issues of race, representation and diversity will be screened at the Foyle Film Festival’s annual Intercultural and Anti-Racism Festival later this month in