Faith, Art and Peace

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8 April 2015 @ 12:30 pm – 9:00 pm
14 The Diamond
Londonderry, Derry BT48
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Art, Faith and Peace The Bogside Artists: the Story Behind the Murals


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With artists Tom Kelly, Kevin Hasson and William Kelly and philosopher of art Dr Adrienne Chaplin. A unique opportunity to learn about the story of faith and hope behind the city's well-known - but often little understood - Bogside murals. Participants can attend some or all of the sessions This is a free event, but for catering purposes please register. A free bus will be available from the Contemporary Christianity office in Belfast. It will leave at 12:30pm and arrive in time to allow participation in the walking tour and evening events. The bus should arrive back in Belfast by 11:00pm.   Please register at   


12:30 Light lunch 1:00-2:00 Art, Faith and Healing: Adrienne Chaplin in conversation with Tom Kelly. Tom will talk about the role of faith in his work, and the potential of art and storytelling to promote healing and peace 2:45-4:45   Walking Tour of The People's Gallery. This tour will provide a unique opportunity to see the work of the Bogside Artists and discuss the purpose and implications of their work 5:30-6:30 Meet the Bogside Artists: Questions & Answers 6:30  Light evening meal 7:30-9:00 Art, Faith and Truth: A talk by Adrienne Chaplin with responses from the Bogside Artists followed by open discussion. Adrienne will explore how the murals, and other art throughout the ages, can disclose truth beyond words Click here for more details.
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