•  September 29, 2022 |
    Exhibitions, Film, Poetry |

    The Linen Hall Library, Belfast.
    (4th October to 28th October 2022)
    As part of ‘Belfast’s Home of Poetry’ a special series of events for October, the Linen Hall Library has invited Noel to exhibit his work as part of the programme. It will give him the opportunity to show again in the heart of Belfast his film ‘Lost Lin […]

  •  March 17, 2022 |
    Exhibitions, Film, Poetry |

    The Gerard Dillon Gallery, Cultúrlann, Belfast.
    (24th March to 28th of April 2022)
    Noel was born and raised in West Belfast and as a child he would have traveled from his home in Andersonstown into town on the number 12 trolley bus. Trolley buses were finally withdrawn from service on the 12th May 1968. For this project he tracked down a […]

  •  April 21, 2021 |
    Poetry |

    ‘An Ungoverned Sky’
    A new collaboration between Noel Connor and Paul Stangroom
    (April 2021)
    Paul and I have published a new collection of our work, a beautifully produced full colour hardback book. It’s been expertly created for us by Dean’s Printers and Bookbinders at their workshop in Cheadle Heath.
    A special Limited Edition of […]

  •  October 14, 2020 |
    Film, Poetry |

    ‘A First Victim’

    The Ó Bhéal International Poetry-Film Competition, Cork.
    (November 2020)
    Noel’s film ‘A First Victim’, which formed part of his Bovedy Illuminations project has been shortlisted for the Ó Bhéal International Poetry-Film Prize. It will be screened on-line on 29th November, as part of the Winter Warmer Poetry […]

  •  September 1, 2020 |
    Film, Poetry |

    ‘In the Pause of Passing’
    New Recordings of Noel’s Poems
    A selection of paintings and poems.
    Read by Mike Tickell.
    Noel and his friend the artist Paul Stangroom have released an audio-visual selection of poems and paintings taken from their previous book ‘In the Pause of Passing’. They were delighted that the acclaimed Northumbr […]

  •  April 1, 2020 |
    Exhibitions, Film, Poetry |

    Image: Remains of a Murder Weapon 1921
    ‘Drawn from Borders’
    Virtual Exhibition Opening
    The Virtual Saldanha Gallery, Fort Dunree, Donegal.
    (April – May 2020)
    This artist led exhibition is the culmination of a nine month project, reflecting on the centenary of the partition of Ireland and the formation of the border. The exhibition […]

  •  October 4, 2019 |
    Exhibitions, Film, Poetry |

    ‘The Bovedy Illuminations’
    Special Screening
    The Seamus Heaney HomePlace, Bellaghy, Co. Derry.
    (2pm Saturday 26th October 2019)
    Tickets can be booked directly from seamusheaneyhome.com
    To mark the screening at HomePlace of his film The Bovedy Illuminations, Noel will be joined on stage by poet Gerald Dawe for readings and an in […]

  •  March 20, 2019 |
    Exhibitions, Film, Poetry |

    ‘The Bovedy Illuminations’
    The Armagh Planetarium and the Market Place Theatre and Arts Centre
    13th April – 23rd May 2019
    These two exhibitions mark the 50th Anniversary of the landing of the Bovedy Meteorite in Northern Ireland. On the evening of 25th April 1969, Noel was playing football in the street with friends when the fallin […]

  •  March 23, 2018 |
    Exhibitions, Poetry |

    ‘Wounded Words’
    Exhibition Opening at the John Clare Cottage Museum, Helpston, Cambridgeshire.
    24th March 2018 (TICKETS SOLD OUT)

    Noel will be reading at the opening of his exhibition. These new poems and images are a response to his research into the poet John Clare’s archives. The exhibition continues until the end […]

  •  January 30, 2018 |
    Poetry |

    Noel has won the North West Words Poetry Prize. His friend, the photographer David Gepp attended the awards ceremony in Donegal to read the winning poem Damaged Tins, and accept the prize on his behalf.

    In the same week, Noel was also shortlisted for the WoLF Poetry Prize at the Wolverhampton Literature Festival. His work will be inclu […]