The Emigrant Woman’s Tale – A Film by Alistair Livingstone

The Light Theatre Company will screen the ‘Emigrant Woman’s Tale’ film for a cross-community audience with a discussion about emigration/immigration, memories of the Troubles and the Cold War.

The film of Fil Campbell and Csilla Toldy’s stage show was directed by Alistair Livingstone and made during the lock down with a small professional film crew from Slack Press Studio in Newry.

The film will be held at the Rostrevor Inn.

Tickets are £9.50 including wine and finger food.

To purchase tickets, please click ‘GO TO EVENT’. 

Newry Mourne and Down Intercultural Forum

Newry Mourne and Down Intercultural Forum Good Relations week event will bring together Forum members with special guest speakers from the Community Relations Council including Chairperson Martin McDonald and Board Member John McCallister. The Intercultural Forum meeting on Thursday 23rd September will also see the launch of the new Newry Mourne and Down Intercultural Forum Blog that will offer advice and information to all communities.

The Intercultural Forum is already contributing to ensure the dissemination of vital information and support to BME communities across the district. The aim of the forum is to adopt a strategic approach to identify the real needs of BME communities living in the district.

For more information, please contact nmdiforum@gmail.com 

Mexican Dancing – Learning culture through dance & art

A Mexican dancing class will be held as part of Good Relations Week 2021, to promote learning more about Mexican culture through dance & art.

The initiative is aimed at providing young primary school children with an opportunity to experience the culture within a different environment through the art.

Participants will take part in a music class and learn the skills of Mexican dance.  They will also learn about Mexican heritage and the importance of dance to their community.

For more info, contact : ellen.brennan@nmandd.org or call 07720204472

Irish & Ulster Scots Cultural Exhibition

As part of Good Relations Week 2021 – Newry, Mourne and Down District Council will be hosting an Irish / Ulster Scots Cultural Exhibition.

The exhibition will offer our shared community the opportunity to appreciate and experience a mixture of Irish & Ulster Scots music, dance and poetry interpretation.

For more info : please contact Donna.mullholland@nmandd.org

Newry, Mourne & Down Ethnic Minority Centre – Information Sessions

Newry Mourne and Down Ethnic Minority Support Centre rolled out a programme of support through information and awareness sessions across the District to ensure that all migrant families feel safe and respected and their life choices will not be influenced by the uncertainty of their future status.

This video compilation showcases the range of information sessions delivered by the Newry Mourne and Down Ethnic Minority Support Centre.

Newry, Mourne & Down Ethnic Minority Centre – Evening of Classical Music

Newry Mourne and Down Ethnic Minority Support Centre rolled out a programme of support through information and awareness sessions across the District to ensure that all migrant families should feel safe and respected and their life choices will not be influenced by uncertainty of their future status.

This video compilation showcases an Evening of Classical Music by the Newry Mourne and Down Ethnic Minority Support Centre.

Marcin Gluch and the pupil of St Colman’s College, Bartosz Tiede played Beethoven, Chopin, and Paderewski to the full house in Sean Hollywood Arts Centre on Sunday the 3rd of February.  Mr Jerome Mullen, Polish Honorary Consul and Mr Michael Curran Director of Services Louth County Council accompanied by his wife were amongst the audience of the show.

This is Home

Members of the Rostrevor Writers Group came together to read in the Church Cafe in Rostrevor. This project is funded by Newry, Mourne & Down District Council’s Good Relations Programme, supported by The Executive Office.

Newry, Mourne & Down Ethnic Minority Centre – Arts Exhibition

Newry Mourne and Down Ethnic Minority Support Centre rolls out programme of support through information and awareness sessions across the District to ensure that all migrant families should feel safe and respected and their life choices will not be influenced by uncertainty of their future status.

This video compilation showcases the launch of  Newry Mourne and Down Ethnic Minority Support Centre’s ‘Art Together’ Exhibition of new paintings by local and Eastern European artists.