Arts Council announces funding for 24 bands to purchase new instruments

The Arts Council has announced details of 24 bands awarded funding through its Musical Instruments for Bands Programme.

Thanks to capital investment from the Department for Communities, the programme is designed to help bands across Northern Ireland upgrade worn out instruments and purchase new ones.

The programme provides grants of up to £10,000 for the purchase of instruments for bands based in Northern Ireland, which are formally constituted, including marching, accordion, brass, concert, flute, pipe and wind bands.

ACNI MIfB Awards November 2021 (.pdf)

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