Published: 2 Aug 2017

Northern Ireland Creative Trails on the BBC

Following the successful launch of the Northern Ireland Creative Trails mobile app at the F.E. McWilliam Centre in Banbridge the app has continued to gather interest from app users as well as the media.

The app that connects creative businesses with a previously unconnected market – the tourist market, has gethered considerable interest in Northern Ireland media having been featured in the Newry Democrat, Newry.ie, The Daily Mirror, Down News, CraftNI, Down News and the Bangor Spectator

Following on from the successful media coverage the Northern Ireland radio station BBC Radio Ulster will dedicate the full 30 mins of it’s special arts show to the new Creative Momentum app “Creative Trails”. The team behind the show spent a day visiting some of the creative businesses featured on the app

“Keith Shepherd Glass Artistry”
“Moneypenny’s Blacksmith Workshop”
“Ballydougan Pottery”
“Millennium Court Arts Centre”


The show will be broadcast on Wednesday 2nd August 2017 at 6:30pm irish time, a link for later listening will be published on the MyCreativeEdge site following the broadcast

Two Creative Trails apps have been developed one in Northern Ireland and one in Iceland both covering the respective regions of the two EU Creative Momentum partners.

NI Creative Trails
Co Down Trail
Co Armagh Trail

Iceland Trails
Arts and Crafts Trail
Museums Trail

If you would like to more about the Northern Ireland Creative Trails app or would like to be featured on the app please contact Niall.Drew@ArmaghBanbridgeCraigavon.Gov.uk  028 3831 2485

Creative Trails is a creative momentum project co-funded by the EU’s Northern Periphery Programme


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