Good Relations Week 2020 Events


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Remembering Bunting Festival 2020

A short video showing a Bunting Festival collaborative concert performance by young people from Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Éireann, Royal Scottish Pipe band Association NI, Omagh Community Choir and an internationally acclaimed folk/ trad band from London.

Organiser: Dún Uladh Cultural Heritage Centre

9:00 am
14
Sep

Namaste! Belfast

Namaste means Welcome with folded hands. Join us and experience the Indian Culture through dance and music.

Organiser: ImageNation NI

6:00 pm
14
Sep

Gathered Voices

A short film showing how Gathered Voices, a Mid Ulster community choir, carried on singing through lockdown and went on to give a virtual performance.

Organiser: Mid Ulster District Council

12:00 pm
14
Sep

Teanga an Phobail/ Language of the community/people – Nigel and Elaine Black from Glór Dhal Riada

Glór Dhal Riada is the local Irish Language and Culture development group that was established within the Ballymena and Glenravel Area in 2008. This performance is from Nigel and Elaine Black from Glór Dhal Riada.

Organiser: Mid & East Antrim Borough Council

2:00 pm
15
Sep

30 Years and looking to the future – Women’s stories of Resilience, Tears and Laughter

24 women from Falls Women’s Centre, Shankill Women’s Centre and Queens Park women's Group will come together in storytelling, rehearsal and performance to create three short seven-minute plays based on their own experiences over the past 30 years, and their hopes for the future. 

Organiser: Falls Women's Centre

11:00 am
15
Sep

Teanga an Phobail/ Language of the community/people – Conn Fyfe, Irish Dancer, Seven Towers, Ballymena

Glór Dhal Riada is the local Irish Language and Culture development group that was established within the Ballymena and Glenravel Area in 2008. This performance is from Conn Fyfe, an Irish Dancer from Seven Towers, Ballymena. 

Organiser: Mid & East Antrim Borough Council

2:00 pm
16
Sep

Makaton: Rhyme and Craft – Rock-a-bye-baby

Learn a makaton rhyme and get creative with a craft activity. Makaton helps in communication using signs and symbols along with speech. This session is a fun activity for parents and children to learn how to sign a well-known rhyme and develop their creative side with a craft activity.

Organiser: Libraries NI

11:00 am
16
Sep

ANYTHING CAN HAPPEN 1972: Voices from the Heart of The Troubles

The statistics for 1972- the worst year of the ‘Troubles’- are astonishing. But statistics only take you so far, and they don’t take you inside the hearts of people who were there. Here is an evening of voice, of people- gathered by the poet Damian Gorman - which carries inside stories of both life and death.

Organiser: The Playhouse

8:00 pm
16
Sep

Teanga an Phobail/ Language of the community/people – Niamh Wilkinson, Harpist, from Glór Dhal Riada

Glór Dhal Riada is the local Irish Language and Culture development group that was established within the Ballymena and Glenravel Area in 2008. This performance is from Niamh Wilkinson from Glor Dal Rhiada playing the Harp.

Organiser: Mid & East Antrim Borough Council

2:00 pm
17
Sep

Inorganic Matter Live Performance

Bogside and Brandywell Health Forum will present a live performance by the talented young community musicians who make up the Health Champions band, Inorganic Matter.

Organiser: Bogside & Brandywell Health Forum

7:00 pm
17
Sep

Belter Project – Live Music Performance

CALMS presents a live music performance (Thursday 17th September @5pm) as the finale to a 4-week programme with young people that looked at good relations, mental health and emotional well-being.

Organiser: CALMS (Community Action For Locally Managing Stress)

5:00 pm
17
Sep

ANYTHING CAN HAPPEN 1972: Voices from the Heart of The Troubles

The statistics for 1972- the worst year of the ‘Troubles’- are astonishing. But statistics only take you so far, and they don’t take you inside the hearts of people who were there. Here is an evening of voice, of people- gathered by the poet Damian Gorman - which carries inside stories of both life and death.

Organiser: The Playhouse

8:00 pm
17
Sep

Walls of Shame film

Walls of Shame by French film maker Sylvie Garat, is a unique insight into daily life along the Falls/Shankill interface walls.

Organiser: Falls Residents Association

12:00 pm
18
Sep

Tellyscope

An outdoor screening of 'Tellyscope' - a youth arts performance showcasing the work of participants of Crosslinks, a cross community good relations project. Tellyscope highlights the events of the 2019 through the eyes of out young people allowing them to voice what matters to them and what is impacting them.

Organiser: Youth Initiatives

7:30 pm
18
Sep

Teanga an Phobail/ Language of the community/people – Lorcán ó Darach & Louis Young

Glór Dhal Riada is the local Irish Language and Culture development group that was established within the Ballymena and Glenravel Area in 2008. This performance is from Lorcán ó Darach & Louis Young.

Organiser: Mid & East Antrim Borough Council

2:00 pm
18
Sep

Made to Parade: Live Reading

An online broadcast of a chapter of the book read by the author via streamyard. It will also include a Q&A

Organiser: Made to Parade

7:00 pm
18
Sep

Culture Night Belfast

Culture Night Belfast 2020 will take place online this year. Culture Night Belfast Online will showcase cultural diversity across a range of art forms including music, film, visual arts and arts for young people.

Organiser: Cathedral Quarter Trust

4:00 pm
18
Sep

Belter Project – Live Choir Performance

CALMS presents a live Choir performance (Friday 18th September @ 6pm) as the finale to a 4-week programme with young people that looked at good relations, mental health and emotional well-being.

Organiser: CALMS (Community Action For Locally Managing Stress)

6:00 pm
18
Sep

ANYTHING CAN HAPPEN 1972: Voices from the Heart of The Troubles

The statistics for 1972- the worst year of the ‘Troubles’- are astonishing. But statistics only take you so far, and they don’t take you inside the hearts of people who were there. Here is an evening of voice, of people- gathered by the poet Damian Gorman - which carries inside stories of both life and death.

Organiser: The Playhouse

8:00 pm
18
Sep

Teanga an Phobail/ Language of the community/people – Liam Ó Corraí

Glór Dhal Riada is the local Irish Language and Culture development group that was established within the Ballymena and Glenravel Area in 2008. This song performance is from Liam Ó Corraí .

Organiser: Mid & East Antrim Borough Council

2:00 pm
19
Sep

Bollywood Zumba

A Bollywood zumba session, open to ladies all around the world from right here in Belfast! Whether you want to experience Indian culture or vibrant music and colorful outfits, Bollywood dancing is a glimpse into Indian culture that everyone should experience! Ladies will learn some of the basic Bollywood dance moves whilst getting the heart pumping and enjoying upbeat Bollywood music.

Organiser: Belfast Asian Women's Academy

2:00 pm
19
Sep

ANYTHING CAN HAPPEN 1972: Voices from the Heart of The Troubles

The statistics for 1972- the worst year of the ‘Troubles’- are astonishing. But statistics only take you so far, and they don’t take you inside the hearts of people who were there. Here is an evening of voice, of people- gathered by the poet Damian Gorman - which carries inside stories of both life and death.

Organiser: The Playhouse

8:00 pm
19
Sep

Chinese Performance by Shao Lin Kung Fu World Champion

Extend your knowledge of Chinese culture and join us in learning Kung Fu with a Shao Lin Kung Fu world champion and watch Chinese performers as they demonstrate beautiful Chinese folk dance and music.

Organiser: Mandarin Speakers Association

1:00 pm
20
Sep

Celtic Psalms Concert

Celtic Psalms music brings people together across community divides through concerts featuring psalms set to traditional melodies. In the past, we have held concerts in Protestant, Catholic, and secular venues, and this steamed event would be open to people from mixed backgrounds.

Organiser: Celtic Psalms

7:00 pm
20
Sep