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Author: Age NI
Published on 07 September 2012 03:00 PM

Older people from Omagh and Fermanagh were thrilled to view a selection of their pieces on display in Enniskillen’s new South West Acute Hospital.

Exhibitors had participated in Cartwheels, an arts programme organised by South West Age Partnership (SWAP) and funded by the Arts Council NI.

The initiative provided the opportunity for participants to produce a range of art forms led by local artists including ceramics with Diane McCormick, collage & mosiac with Dara Hand and digital photography with Raymond Henshaw.

EJ Havlin, Age NI Sustainability Manager and member of the Funders Steering Group that allocated the financial support to SWAP, said, ‘The participants in this project have embraced the opportunity to try new art forms and they should be very proud of the quality of the final pieces they produced. Their work will greatly enhance the hospital environment for patients, staff and visitors’.

To become involved or to find out more about South West Age Partnership contact SWAP's Project Managers, Alison or Pat, on 028 8225 1824 or via email on

For more information: Call Age NI Advice: 0808 808 7575