Samara’s Shop by Patricia Byrne – Saturday 25th September

Written and directed by Patricia Byrne, through development workshops, Samara’s Shop explores the fascinating links between Irish and Arabic culture.

The play explores links in language, culture and experience, allowing for a celebration and acknowledgement of two very similar, but different, human experiences.

Samara’s Shop is a play for the present, the past and the future and the vital link between us all. The play will be performed by Julie-Yara Atz, Karim Hadaya, Baraa Halabieh, Sean Donegan and Cara Park.

To book tickets use Event Button.

Samara’s Shop by Patricia Byrne – Friday 24th September

Written and directed by Patricia Byrne, through development workshops, Samara’s Shop explores the fascinating links between Irish and Arabic culture.

The play explores links in language, culture and experience, allowing for a celebration and acknowledgement of two very similar, but different, human experiences.

Samara’s Shop is a play for the present, the past and the future and the vital link between us all. The play will be performed by Julie-Yara Atz, Karim Hadaya, Baraa Halabieh, Sean Donegan and Cara Park.

To book tickets use Event Button.

Samara’s Shop by Patricia Byrne – Thursday 23rd September

Written and directed by Patricia Byrne, through development workshops, Samara’s Shop explores the fascinating links between Irish and Arabic culture.

The play explores links in language, culture and experience, allowing for a celebration and acknowledgement of two very similar, but different, human experiences.

Samara’s Shop is a play for the present, the past and the future and the vital link between us all. The play will be performed by Julie-Yara Atz, Karim Hadaya, Baraa Halabieh, Sean Donegan and Cara Park.

To book tickets use Event Button.

‘To The Beat of the Drum’ Podcast 5: Women in Bands Podcast

The 5th and final Podcast for Community Relations Council Good Relations Week sees Julie Porter of the Churchill Flute band take over as host to explore Women in Marching Bands. This podcast looks at female members of bands and what it was like for them to join a male perceived environment and how they enjoy participating in band culture.

In this episode, Julie is joined by guests Jayne Duddy from the Killaloo accordion band, Janice Channing of the Churchill Flute Band and Adele Miller of the Hamilton Flute Band

CELEBRATING LIFE – CREGGAN LIBRARY

A Literary Workshop and an Into the Light wall display. The Literary workshop will examine the power of reading in our everyday life through an exploration of the literature read, during the Pandemic, by the group in their Library Reading Room.

The group will choose words that illustrate how reading together has inspired, comforted, supported and enlightened them. The words and inspirational quotes will then be placed inside the sun’s rays of the wall display which will be supported,on either side of the image, by a bridge of books representing their partnership with Libraries NI.

During library hours.

CELEBRATING LIFE – CREGGAN LIBRARY

A Literary Workshop and an Into the Light wall display. The Literary workshop will examine the power of reading in our everyday life through an exploration of the literature read, during the Pandemic, by the group in their Library Reading Room.

The group will choose words that illustrate how reading together has inspired, comforted, supported and enlightened them. The words and inspirational quotes will then be placed inside the sun’s rays of the wall display which will be supported,on either side of the image, by a bridge of books representing their partnership with Libraries NI.

During library hours.

CELEBRATING LIFE – CREGGAN LIBRARY

A Literary Workshop and an Into the Light wall display. The Literary workshop will examine the power of reading in our everyday life through an exploration of the literature read, during the Pandemic, by the group in their Library Reading Room.

The group will choose words that illustrate how reading together has inspired, comforted, supported and enlightened them. The words and inspirational quotes will then be placed inside the sun’s rays of the wall display which will be supported,on either side of the image, by a bridge of books representing their partnership with Libraries NI.

During library hours.

First Screening of Celebration Event Mandarin Speakers Association

This will be the first screening of a video that was recorded of the events which our young people organised during the COVID-19 pandemic.

This included Chinese folk dancing, Chinese New Year celebrations through Zoom, singing and learning Chinese language and art together in classes. The young people will also speak about their experiences and struggles during the Pandemic and the brighter days ahead for everyone.

This event will be held online over Zoom. Please contact Yang to book your slot via email zhouyangbetter@gmail.com

Tullyally Community Association – Multi Cultural Workshop

Tullyally Community Association will organise a number of multi-cultural workshops for young people in the area. This will include exploring cultures such as Indian, Chinese and Polish. The young people will also be able to sample some authentic foods from these Cultures.

For more info, please contact 02871 329822

REACH Across Cross Community Informal Debate and Storytelling Sessions

REACH Across will organise a Good Relations event that will initially reflect on our past cross-community programmes through the stories and experiences of former members and leaders. The 2nd part of the event will allow current members to discuss current Good Relations issues and proposals, so that they can contribute to a Shared Future and to ‘Brighter Days Ahead’.