Good Relations Week 2021 Events


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Culture Night Presents The Ogham Grove

The Ogham Grove invites the public to explore our relationship with our native woodland and environment through a totally innovative and spectacular artwork. Taking inspiration from the Celtic Ogham Tree Alphabet a monumental, immersive sculpture will be created within Writer’s Square as the centrepiece to a trail of cryptic markers distributed throughout the Cathedral Quarter.

Organiser: Cathedral Quarter Trust

6:00 pm
17
Sep

Culture Night Presents The Ogham Grove

The Ogham Grove invites the public to explore our relationship with our native woodland and environment through a totally innovative and spectacular artwork. Taking inspiration from the Celtic Ogham Tree Alphabet a monumental, immersive sculpture will be created within Writer’s Square as the centrepiece to a trail of cryptic markers distributed throughout the Cathedral Quarter.

Organiser: Cathedral Quarter Trust

10:00 am
18
Sep

Culture Night Presents The Ogham Grove

The Ogham Grove invites the public to explore our relationship with our native woodland and environment through a totally innovative and spectacular artwork. Taking inspiration from the Celtic Ogham Tree Alphabet a monumental, immersive sculpture will be created within Writer’s Square as the centrepiece to a trail of cryptic markers distributed throughout the Cathedral Quarter.

Organiser: Cathedral Quarter Trust

10:00 am
19
Sep

Writing Through Lockdown – 20th September

An exhibition of writing and imagery from Libraries NI Virtual Creative Writing Group. It is an exploration of lockdown experiences that conveys how creativity has supported them during their darkest days.

Organiser: Libraries NI

10:00 am
20
Sep

Natural Connections Photographic Exhibition, Finaghy Library – 20th September

Belfast Exposed is delighted to partner with Translink on a photography competition to capture the 'Natural Connections' which has sustained, surrounded, supported and encouraged people and communities since 23 March 2020, the first day of lockdown.

Organiser: Libraries NI

9:30 am
20
Sep

Natural Connections Photographic Exhibition, Colin Glen Library – 20th September

Belfast Exposed is delighted to partner with Translink on a photography competition to capture the 'Natural Connections' which has sustained, surrounded, supported and encouraged people and communities since 23 March 2020, the first day of lockdown.

Organiser: Libraries NI

9:30 am
20
Sep

Mabel Thompson – A story Through Paint

Libraries NI is hosting an exhibition of the artwork of Mabel Thompson. An incredible woman, Mabel Thompson continued to paint even after her sight began to fail right up to when she was completely blind.

Organiser: Libraries NI

10:00 am
20
Sep

Holywell Trust – Good Relations Showcase

The Holywell Trust are delivering a conference showcasing three specific good relations projects of the Trust.

Organiser: Holywell Trust

10:00 am
20
Sep

Dundonald Art Corridor Exhibition

A reveal of artwork created by two young people who were supported by Dundonald Art Corridor - a community art project that enhances local community spaces.

Organiser: Libraries NI

10:00 am
20
Sep

Counterpart

Counterpart is a major new art installation on the exterior of the Ulster Museum in Belfast, bringing attention to prevalent issues in society through a unique shared space that is open and accessible to all.

Organiser: NERVE Centre

10:00 am
20
Sep

Black Box Projects Exhibition – 20th September

An exhibition of artwork and photography curated by Black Box Projects, for and by people with a learning disability. This work has been produced at the weekly Making Connections workshops.

Organiser: Libraries NI

10:00 am
20
Sep

3 Schools Exhibition, Shankill Road Library – 20th September

A cross community art exhibition featuring schools from across the north Belfast peaceline. The exhibition will feature the artwork of local schools Glenwood, St Clares and Gaelscoil an Lonnain will be displayed across two libraries, Falls Road Library and Shankhill Road Library.

Organiser: Libraries NI

9:30 am
20
Sep

3 Schools Exhibition, Falls Road Library – 20th September

A cross community art exhibition featuring schools from across the north Belfast peaceline. The exhibition will feature the artwork of local schools Glenwood, St Clares and Gaelscoil an Lonnain will be displayed across two libraries, Falls Road Library and Shankhill Road Library.

Organiser: Libraries NI

9:30 am
20
Sep

Writing Through Lockdown – 21st September

An exhibition of writing and imagery from Libraries NI Virtual Creative Writing Group. It is an exploration of lockdown experiences that conveys how creativity has supported them during their darkest days.

Organiser: Libraries NI

10:00 am
21
Sep

We Cannot Walk Alone – Textile Exhibition (Tuesday 21st)

'We Cannot Walk Alone' textile exhibition will showcase banners originally produced in response to the theme of Refugee Week 2021.

Organiser: Causeway Coast & Glens Borough Council

10:00 am
21
Sep

Natural Connections Photographic Exhibition, Finaghy Library – 21st September

Belfast Exposed is delighted to partner with Translink on a photography competition to capture the 'Natural Connections' which has sustained, surrounded, supported and encouraged people and communities since 23 March 2020, the first day of lockdown.

Organiser: Libraries NI

9:30 am
21
Sep

Natural Connections Photographic Exhibition, Colin Glen Library – 21st September

Belfast Exposed is delighted to partner with Translink on a photography competition to capture the 'Natural Connections' which has sustained, surrounded, supported and encouraged people and communities since 23 March 2020, the first day of lockdown.

Organiser: Libraries NI

9:30 am
21
Sep

Mabel Thompson – A story Through Paint

Libraries NI is hosting an exhibition of the artwork of Mabel Thompson. An incredible woman, Mabel Thompson continued to paint even after her sight began to fail right up to when she was completely blind.

Organiser: Libraries NI

10:00 am
21
Sep

Launch of Diversity Art Panels in Apartment blocks in Global Crescent

Tenants in Global Crescent have helped to design art panels that will be installed in the corridors of the apartment blocks in the shared neighbourhood.

Organiser: Radius Housing

3:30 pm
21
Sep

Black Box Projects Exhibition – 21st September

An exhibition of artwork and photography curated by Black Box Projects, for and by people with a learning disability. This work has been produced at the weekly Making Connections workshops.

Organiser: Libraries NI

10:00 am
21
Sep

3 Schools Exhibition, Shankill Road Library – 21st September

A cross community art exhibition featuring schools from across the north Belfast peaceline. The exhibition will feature the artwork of local schools Glenwood, St Clares and Gaelscoil an Lonnain will be displayed across two libraries, Falls Road Library and Shankhill Road Library.

Organiser: Libraries NI

9:30 am
21
Sep

3 Schools Exhibition, Falls Road Library – 21st September

A cross community art exhibition featuring schools from across the north Belfast peaceline. The exhibition will feature the artwork of local schools Glenwood, St Clares and Gaelscoil an Lonnain will be displayed across two libraries, Falls Road Library and Shankhill Road Library.

Organiser: Libraries NI

9:30 am
21
Sep

Writing Through Lockdown – 22nd September

An exhibition of writing and imagery from Libraries NI Virtual Creative Writing Group. It is an exploration of lockdown experiences that conveys how creativity has supported them during their darkest days.

Organiser: Libraries NI

10:00 am
22
Sep

WE CANNOT WALK ALONE – TEXTILE EXHIBITION (Wednesday 22nd)

'We Cannot Walk Alone' textile exhibition will showcase banners originally produced in response to the theme of Refugee Week 2021.

Organiser: Causeway Coast & Glens Borough Council

10:00 am
22
Sep

The Churches Trust: Celebrating Youth Creativity

The event will showcase the creative work (digital, literacy, artwork) generated by young people that participated in T:BUC-themed projects during Covid.  The event will include the launch of the ‘Creative Well Being book’, a key output of the ‘Community of Homes’ project, focused on breaking down barriers and uniting communities.

Organiser: The Churches’ Trust

10:00 am
22
Sep

Roots: An Afro-Caribbean Hair Conversation & Q&A Panel Event

This panel event will focus on the cultural significance, heritage , sensitivities and social pressures of hair for people from African and Caribbean communities or of African descent. 

Organiser: Libraries NI

7:00 pm
22
Sep

Natural Connections Photographic Exhibition, Finaghy Library – 22nd September

Belfast Exposed is delighted to partner with Translink on a photography competition to capture the 'Natural Connections' which has sustained, surrounded, supported and encouraged people and communities since 23 March 2020, the first day of lockdown.

Organiser: Libraries NI

9:30 am
22
Sep

Natural Connections Photographic Exhibition, Colin Glen Library – 22nd September

Belfast Exposed is delighted to partner with Translink on a photography competition to capture the 'Natural Connections' which has sustained, surrounded, supported and encouraged people and communities since 23 March 2020, the first day of lockdown.

Organiser: Libraries NI

9:30 am
22
Sep

Mabel Thompson – A story Through Paint

Libraries NI is hosting an exhibition of the artwork of Mabel Thompson. An incredible woman, Mabel Thompson continued to paint even after her sight began to fail right up to when she was completely blind.

Organiser: Libraries NI

10:00 am
22
Sep

Celebrating Life – Creggan Library

A Literary workshop that 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.

Organiser: Libraries NI

10:00 am
22
Sep

Black Box Projects Exhibition – 22nd September

An exhibition of artwork and photography curated by Black Box Projects, for and by people with a learning disability. This work has been produced at the weekly Making Connections workshops.

Organiser: Libraries NI

7:00 pm
22
Sep

3 Schools Exhibition, Shankill Road Library – 22nd September

A cross community art exhibition featuring schools from across the north Belfast peaceline. The exhibition will feature the artwork of local schools Glenwood, St Clares and Gaelscoil an Lonnain will be displayed across two libraries, Falls Road Library and Shankhill Road Library.

Organiser: Libraries NI

9:30 am
22
Sep

3 Schools Exhibition, Falls Road Library – 22nd September

A cross community art exhibition featuring schools from across the north Belfast peaceline. The exhibition will feature the artwork of local schools Glenwood, St Clares and Gaelscoil an Lonnain will be displayed across two libraries, Falls Road Library and Shankhill Road Library.

Organiser: Libraries NI

9:30 am
22
Sep

Writing Through Lockdown – 23rd September

An exhibition of writing and imagery from Libraries NI Virtual Creative Writing Group. It is an exploration of lockdown experiences that conveys how creativity has supported them during their darkest days.

Organiser: Libraries NI

10:00 am
23
Sep

WE CANNOT WALK ALONE – TEXTILE EXHIBITION (THURSDAY 23rd)

'We Cannot Walk Alone' textile exhibition will showcase banners originally produced in response to the theme of Refugee Week 2021.

Organiser: Causeway Coast & Glens Borough Council

10:00 am
23
Sep

Natural Connections Photographic Exhibition, Finaghy Library – 23rd September

This last year will leave a permanent memory on the lives of people around the world. A number of everyday life experiences have become an essential part of our wellbeing. The importance of nature in our lives, from a small flower in a garden to climbing a newly discovered hill, or just sitting on a beach listening to the waves, never before has the connection to nature become more crucial.

Organiser: Libraries NI

9:30 am
23
Sep

Natural Connections Photographic Exhibition, Colin Glen Library – 23rd September

Belfast Exposed is delighted to partner with Translink on a photography competition to capture the 'Natural Connections' which has sustained, surrounded, supported and encouraged people and communities since 23 March 2020, the first day of lockdown.

Organiser: Libraries NI

9:30 am
23
Sep

Mabel Thompson – A story Through Paint

Libraries NI is hosting an exhibition of the artwork of Mabel Thompson. An incredible woman, Mabel Thompson continued to paint even after her sight began to fail right up to when she was completely blind.

Organiser: Libraries NI

10:00 am
23
Sep

IMAGINED LANDSCAPES: VOID VISIONARIES X PEABALL – Day 1

Using graffiti workshops to explore our shared space, Donal O’Doherty will work with a group of young people from the Void Visionaries group over three sessions to explore what Derry in the future means to culturally diverse groups.

Organiser: Void Gallery

10:00 am
23
Sep

Footprints Syrian Women’s Group

Footprints Syrian Women's Group will visit Carrickfergus Castle to continue their exploration and connection with people and places in Northern Ireland

Organiser: Footprints Women's Centre

11:00 am
23
Sep

CELEBRATING LIFE – CREGGAN LIBRARY

A Literary workshop that 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.

Organiser: Libraries NI

10:00 am
23
Sep

Black Box Projects Exhibition – 23rd September

An exhibition of artwork and photography curated by Black Box Projects, for and by people with a learning disability. This work has been produced at the weekly Making Connections workshops.

Organiser: Libraries NI

7:00 pm
23
Sep

3 Schools Exhibition, Falls Road Library – 23rd September

A cross community art exhibition featuring schools from across the north Belfast peaceline. The exhibition will feature the artwork of local schools Glenwood, St Clares and Gaelscoil an Lonnain will be displayed across two libraries, Falls Road Library and Shankhill Road Library.

Organiser: Libraries NI

9:30 am
23
Sep

Writing Through Lockdown – 24th September

An exhibition of writing and imagery from Libraries NI Virtual Creative Writing Group. It is an exploration of lockdown experiences that conveys how creativity has supported them during their darkest days.

Organiser: Libraries NI

10:00 am
24
Sep

WE CANNOT WALK ALONE – TEXTILE EXHIBITION (FRIDAY 24th)

‘We Cannot Walk Alone’ textile exhibition will showcase banners originally produced in response to the theme of Refugee Week 2021.

Organiser: Causeway Coast & Glens Borough Council

10:00 am
24
Sep

Smashing Times Virtual Exhibition

Emotional Landscapes, is a multi-disciplinary virtual Art Exhibition with visual images, poetry, words, music and discussion. This exhibition is inspired by an artistic response to peace, health and well-being, influences of the pandemic, and themes of health and happiness intersecting with new borders of time and space in a changing landscape.

Organiser: Smashing Times International Centre for the Arts and Equality

10:00 am
24
Sep

Natural Connections Photographic Exhibition, Finaghy Library – 24th September

Belfast Exposed is delighted to partner with Translink on a photography competition to capture the 'Natural Connections' which has sustained, surrounded, supported and encouraged people and communities since 23 March 2020, the first day of lockdown.

Organiser: Libraries NI

9:30 am
24
Sep

Natural Connections Photographic Exhibition, Colin Glen Library – 24th September

Belfast Exposed is delighted to partner with Translink on a photography competition to capture the 'Natural Connections' which has sustained, surrounded, supported and encouraged people and communities since 23 March 2020, the first day of lockdown.

Organiser: Libraries NI

9:30 am
24
Sep

Mabel Thompson – A story Through Paint

Libraries NI is hosting an exhibition of the artwork of Mabel Thompson. An incredible woman, Mabel Thompson continued to paint even after her sight began to fail right up to when she was completely blind.

Organiser: Libraries NI

10:00 am
24
Sep

IMAGINED LANDSCAPES: VOID VISIONARIES X PEABALL – Day 2

Using graffiti workshops to explore our shared space, Donal O’Doherty will work with a group of young people from the Void Visionaries group over three sessions to explore what Derry in the future means to culturally diverse groups.

Organiser: Void Gallery

10:00 am
24
Sep

Connecting through COVID

This is the launch of a booklet documenting the experiences of some local residents during the pandemic.

Organiser: North Belfast Interface Network

10:30 am
24
Sep

CELEBRATING LIFE – CREGGAN LIBRARY

A Literary workshop that 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

Organiser: Libraries NI

10:00 am
24
Sep

Black Box Projects Exhibition – 24th September

An exhibition of artwork and photography curated by Black Box Projects, for and by people with a learning disability. This work has been produced at the weekly Making Connections workshops.

Organiser: Libraries NI

10:00 am
24
Sep

3 Schools Exhibition, Shankill Road Library – 24th September

A cross community art exhibition featuring schools from across the north Belfast peaceline. The exhibition will feature the artwork of local schools Glenwood, St Clares and Gaelscoil an Lonnain will be displayed across two libraries, Falls Road Library and Shankhill Road Library.

Organiser: Libraries NI

9:30 am
24
Sep

3 Schools Exhibition, Shankill Road Library – 23rd September

A cross community art exhibition featuring schools from across the north Belfast peaceline. The exhibition will feature the artwork of local schools Glenwood, St Clares and Gaelscoil an Lonnain will be displayed across two libraries, Falls Road Library and Shankhill Road Library.

Organiser: Libraries NI

9:30 am
24
Sep

3 Schools Exhibition, Falls Road Library – 24th September

A cross community art exhibition featuring schools from across the north Belfast peaceline. The exhibition will feature the artwork of local schools Glenwood, St Clares and Gaelscoil an Lonnain will be displayed across two libraries, Falls Road Library and Shankhill Road Library.

Organiser: Libraries NI

9:30 am
24
Sep

Writing Through Lockdown – 25th September

An exhibition of writing and imagery from Libraries NI Virtual Creative Writing Group. It is an exploration of lockdown experiences that conveys how creativity has supported them during their darkest days.

Organiser: Libraries NI

10:00 am
25
Sep

We Cannot Walk Alone – Textile Exhibition (Saturday 25th)

'We Cannot Walk Alone' textile exhibition will showcase banners originally produced in response to the theme of Refugee Week 2021.

Organiser: Causeway Coast & Glens Borough Council

10:00 am
25
Sep

Natural Connections Photographic Exhibition, Finaghy Library – 25th September

Belfast Exposed is delighted to partner with Translink on a photography competition to capture the 'Natural Connections' which has sustained, surrounded, supported and encouraged people and communities since 23 March 2020, the first day of lockdown.

Organiser: Libraries NI

9:30 am
25
Sep

Natural Connections Photographic Exhibition, Colin Glen Library – 25th September

Belfast Exposed is delighted to partner with Translink on a photography competition to capture the 'Natural Connections' which has sustained, surrounded, supported and encouraged people and communities since 23 March 2020, the first day of lockdown.

Organiser: Libraries NI

9:30 am
25
Sep

Multi Cultural Community Lunch

Forthspring Inter Community Group and Belfast Multi-Cultural Association are hosting a "Community Lunch" to celebrate the diversity within our local communities and build relationships over food and good conversation.

Organiser: Forthspring Inter Community Group

1:00 pm
25
Sep

Mabel Thompson – A story Through Paint

Libraries NI is hosting an exhibition of the artwork of Mabel Thompson. An incredible woman, Mabel Thompson continued to paint even after her sight began to fail right up to when she was completely blind.

Organiser: Libraries NI

10:00 am
25
Sep

CELEBRATING LIFE – CREGGAN LIBRARY

A Literary workshop that 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.

Organiser: Libraries NI

10:00 am
25
Sep

Black Box Projects Exhibition – 25th September

An exhibition of artwork and photography curated by Black Box Projects, for and by people with a learning disability. This work has been produced at the weekly Making Connections workshops.

Organiser: Libraries NI

10:00 am
25
Sep

3 Schools Exhibition, Shankill Road Library – 25th September

A cross community art exhibition featuring schools from across the north Belfast peaceline. The exhibition will feature the artwork of local schools Glenwood, St Clares and Gaelscoil an Lonnain will be displayed across two libraries, Falls Road Library and Shankhill Road Library.

Organiser: Libraries NI

9:30 am
25
Sep

3 Schools Exhibition, Falls Road Library – 25th September

A cross community art exhibition featuring schools from across the north Belfast peaceline. The exhibition will feature the artwork of local schools Glenwood, St Clares and Gaelscoil an Lonnain will be displayed across two libraries, Falls Road Library and Shankhill Road Library.

Organiser: Libraries NI

9:30 am
25
Sep

Natural Connections Photographic Exhibition, Finaghy Library – 26th September

Belfast Exposed is delighted to partner with Translink on a photography competition to capture the 'Natural Connections' which has sustained, surrounded, supported and encouraged people and communities since 23 March 2020, the first day of lockdown.

Organiser: Libraries NI

9:30 am
26
Sep

Natural Connections Photographic Exhibition, Colin Glen Library – 26th September

Belfast Exposed is delighted to partner with Translink on a photography competition to capture the 'Natural Connections' which has sustained, surrounded, supported and encouraged people and communities since 23 March 2020, the first day of lockdown.

Organiser: Libraries NI

9:30 am
26
Sep

Meet the Skaters

Belfast Skate Collective is hosting a Skating Jam in Art College / Cathedral Gardens for beginners and new skaters to the scene.  The "Meet the Skaters" event aims to bring the skating community together and make it a safe, inclusive environment for young people to express themselves.

Organiser: Belfast Skate Collective

1:30 pm
26
Sep

Mabel Thompson – A story Through Paint

Libraries NI is hosting an exhibition of the artwork of Mabel Thompson. An incredible woman, Mabel Thompson continued to paint even after her sight began to fail right up to when she was completely blind.

Organiser: Libraries NI

10:00 am
26
Sep

IMAGINED LANDSCAPES: VOID VISIONARIES X PEABALL – DAY 3

Using graffiti workshops to explore our shared space, Donal O’Doherty will work with a group of young people from the Void Visionaries group over three sessions to explore what Derry in the future means to culturally diverse groups.

Organiser: Void Gallery

9:00 am
02
Oct