Stendhal Festival Community Group

Our Work

Stendhal Festival Ltd develops opportunities for people to engage with the community and enhance their creative capacity. We work with both artists and audiences (amateur and professional), whilst developing the sector in NI by producing an annual celebration of culture and arts. Stendhal is now a national platform as a cultural event.

Our work is presently delivered via 5 key strands:
Team Stendhal
ArtAbyss Festival
Community Arts
Community Partnerships
Lobbying (Arts)
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Team Stendhal

Team Stendhal produce an annual summer music and arts festival (now the largest in the history of Northern Ireland), est.2011.


ArtAbyss Children’s Festival – piloted June 2018, held onsite.

Community Arts

Free community arts based workshops (established 2012) – held at festival site as well as town/ rural locations.

Community Partnerships

Promoting over 2,900 individual artists & forging partnerships and collaborations with other arts organisations.


Lobbying for and on behalf of our region for arts provisions – rural arts.