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Beginner 2 Band Autumn 2016

Are you between 13-17 years old and want the opportunity to create, record and perform original music?  We are pleased to say Beginner 2 Band (B2B) Autumn 2016 is waiting to hear More »

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Armagh meets Minecraft: Armagh 2.0

Summer is a busy time here at AmmA Centre with all sorts of fantastic creative and digital workshops for young people. Sometimes its easy to confuse the place with a busy school More »

Jack Coder Dojo News Story

CoderDojo Ninja Spotlight: Jack talks about his website project YouthTechNI

From the age of 10, Jack Delaney has been a regular attendee of CoderDojo@TheAmmACentre. From an early age Jack has been very enthusiastic about all things technology related so Coder Dojo was More »

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CoderDojo Returns @ AmmA – 1st November 2014

Coder Dojo is starting again in The AmmA Centre to coincide with term 1. Registration details will be available here shortly and emails will go out to all previous participants. Workshops have More »

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Beginner 2 Band Summer 2014

A busy three days at the centre writing and recording for the Beginner 2 Band participants. With 3 original compositions recorded in the AmmA studio with the help of tutors Warren and More »

Winter Poems at Kingsmill

A big thumbs up to the students of Kingsmill Primary School for their great work recording their winter poems.  During the workshop the students worked on garageband on the iPad to record their poems and produce a soundtrack. You can watch their behind the scenes video showing the students completing their compositions here.    A huge thank you to all the students involved and Mrs O Hara, Mrs Gamble and the Principal Mr Campbell for their enthusiasm and hospitality.

Help Protect NI’s Creative Learning Centres & Film Education Programmes

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The Department of Culture, Arts and Leisure has asked organisations that are funded through Northern Ireland Screen to prepare for a 50% cut in funding in 2015-16.

Such a massive cut would have a devastating impact on the groundbreaking work of the Creative Learning Centres in Derry~Londonderry, Belfast and Armagh, which are used by thousands of young people and teachers each year.

Landhead Primary home of the Superhero!!

A big thank you to the students of Landhead Primary Ballymoney for their enthusiasm and hard work during the recent Animation and Music workshops facilitated by the AmmA Centre. The students worked on garageband on the iPad to complete an original piece of music and a scripted voiceover to use alongside their animated characters. You can watch their behind the scenes video showing the students completing their animation here. The class were so enthusiastic we even had time to create a creepy Halloween movie. A huge thank you to all the students involved and the staff for their enthusiasm and hospitality (and the best roast chicken dinner ever!!). We hope to see you all again very soon.

CoderDojo Returns @ AmmA – 1st November 2014

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Coder Dojo is starting again in The AmmA Centre to coincide with term 1. Registration details will be available here shortly and emails will go out to all previous participants. Workshops have a new start time of 10.30 and will finish at lunchtime. We will run 4 sessions between now and Christmas with a further 4 sessions in Term 2.

Landhead Primary School gets musical!!

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The P6’s got musical yesterday in Landhead Primary. Using Garageband on the iPads the class experimented in preparation for an upcoming project on “Superhero’s”, you can see them hard at work here. Thank you to all the P6 class for a fun creative day and to the staff for their hospitality. We will see you again very soon.