Upstart 2018 Launch Event - ALL WELCOME


UPSTART supports opportunities for people with disabilities to develop arts projects in celebration of International Day of Persons with Disabilities on the 3rd December. UPSTART 2018 will be launched by Gaynor Seville, Acting Arts Officer, Mayo County Council, on Wednesday 11th April at 11.00am at the Linenhall Arts Centre, Castlebar.

UPSTART is an initiative of Mayo County Council’s Arts Service that incentivises quality artistic collaborations between groups/ people with disabilities, artists, art venues and organisations within County Mayo.

Following eight successful rounds of support for 41 projects employing 98 artist/facilitators, involving 571 participants in 13 traditional/non-traditional arts venues on the delivery of 48 visual arts/performing arts events to a total of 2,480 audience members. This year, UPSTART enters it’s ninth round.

The launch will consist of two short presentations, a question and answer session plus the opportunity to network and discuss project ideas.

All Welcome

R.S.V.P. to the Linenhall Arts Centre, 094 902 3733 or

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