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Exhibition at Crumlin Rd Gaol of mixed media artworks by serving prisoners in Maghaberry Prison, Magilligan Prison and Hydebank Wood College.
Monday16th November 2015
Exhibition opens at 7.30pm

Entertainment by Paddy Nash & Friends

Writer Carlo Gébler pens powerful article on the Saturday Club initiative in Hydebank Wood College

Ann Marie Robinson and I have been running the Saturday Club in Hydebank College (formerly Hydebank Wood Young Offenders’ Centre) since April 2016. Ann Marie is a ceramicist. I am a writer.
Our attendees fall in to three categories: visitors from outside who have been directed through their church to Hydebank: young men prisoners: women prisoners of all ages. Our classes mix everyone together.

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PAF’s programme overview 2015/16

The Prison Arts Foundation has, in common with many other organisations, been subject to reduced funding.  Within this environment our Chairman, Oliver Brannigan on behalf of the Board of Trustees wishes to acknowledge the support we have received from the many bodies we have named in our overview 2015/16.  This support is all the more laudable when we recognise that they are also dealing with reduced circumstances.

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