What do you want from Laois arts?

LAOIS County Council is in the process of preparing a new five year arts plan for 2013-2017. It has issued an open invitation for people to get involved in the planning process by coming forward with their ideas, comments, and observations.

LAOIS County Council is in the process of preparing a new five year arts plan for 2013-2017. It has issued an open invitation for people to get involved in the planning process by coming forward with their ideas, comments, and observations.

Highlights include the development of the Laois School of Music and Laois’ selection for Music Generation. Everyone is welcome to have their views heard in this important process of arts planning for the next five years. The challenges facing all aspects of the arts at the moment is something that needs to be addressed as a collective, with confidence that Laois will sustain and build on its achievements so far.

Submissions will be considered up to May 31. A consultation meeting will be held on Monday June 18 at 6.30pm in the Arthouse in Stradbally to discuss the proposed plan and take feedback.

The plan will be published in Autumn. Submissions can be emailed to artsoff@laoiscoco.ie or posted to the Arts Office, Laois County Council, Áras an Chontae, Portlaoise, Co Laois. For more information visit www.laois.ie.