Good Relations Week 2021 Events


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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.

Organiser: Tullyally Community Association

20
Sep

The Human Library Experience

Forthspring Inter Community Group and Belfast Multi-Cultural Association will bring together 10 women from across Belfast to share their life journey and experiences in a storytelling arena. The stories will reflect the challenges of daily life in modern Belfast, as well as hopes and aspirations for the future.

Organiser: Forthspring Inter Community Group

9:30 am
20
Sep

Radius Housing & Clonduff FC – Good Relations Week Events 2021

Radius Housing & Clonduff FC are engaging children from the age of 3 – 13 years and promoting good relations on cultural awareness, promoting respect for diversity and raising awareness on racism through a range of interactive workshops x 4 groups per night.

Organiser: Radius Housing

6:00 pm
20
Sep

Radius Housing & Clonduff FC – Good Relations Week Events 2021

Radius Housing & Clonduff FC are engaging children from the age of 3 – 13 years and promoting good relations on cultural awareness, promoting respect for diversity and raising awareness on racism through a range of interactive workshops x 4 groups per night.

Organiser: Radius Housing

6:00 pm
20
Sep

Learning African Culture through art & music

Primary school children will have the opportunity to experience African culture within a different environment through art.

Organiser: Newry, Mourne & Down District Council

10:00 am
20
Sep

GOGA Fit Armagh

As part of Good Relations Week 2021, Disability Sport Northern Ireland will be hosting a low-intensity fitness programme aimed at people with health conditions, disabled people, older people and those interested in becoming more active, more often. Activities include- strength and balance exercises and Tai Chi.

Organiser: Disability Sport NI

10:00 am
20
Sep

Exploring Cultures Through Art

Young people from the Triax area will come together to explore and celebrate their culture and create a piece of community art. Three workshops will take place throughout the week exploring their cultures with the last session involving the making of the art piece. This will be shared on BBHF and Fountain social media accounts.

Organiser: Bogside & Brandywell Health Forum

10:00 am
20
Sep

Chinese Cultural Awareness Day

Event aimed to teach young primary school children to learn about Chinese Culture & the importance of dance.

Organiser: Newry, Mourne & Down District Council

10:00 am
20
Sep

‘Brighter Futures’ Street Performance

Young people from Enagh Youth Forum will engage in four Good Relations workshops looking at the causes of ‘community division’ and contested space in Derry and beyond. This will culminate in a street performance by the Youth Forum promoting Strathfoyle as a safe and shared space for everyone.

Organiser: Enagh Youth Forum

6:00 pm
20
Sep

‘Brighter Futures’ – Street Performance

Young people from Enagh Youth Forum will engage in four Good Relations workshops looking at the causes of ‘community division’ and contested space in Derry and beyond. This will culminate in a street performance by the Youth Forum promoting Strathfoyle as a safe and shared space for everyone.

Organiser: Enagh Youth Forum

6:00 pm
20
Sep

Tai Chi For Health – Craigavon

As part of Good Relations Week 2021, GOGA will host Tai Chi For Health at South Lake Leisure Centre in Craigavon.  Come along and improve your strength, balance, flexibility and coordination through a series of low impact Tai Chi exercises that are excellent for relaxation.

Organiser: Disability Sport NI

1:30 pm
21
Sep

Mexican Dancing – Learning 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.

Organiser: Newry, Mourne & Down District Council

10:00 am
21
Sep

GOGA Buggy Fit

As part of Good Relations Week 2021, GOGA will be hosting 'Buggy Fit', a moderate intensity fitness class giving new mums the opportunity to Get Out and Get Active in a relaxed and social environment.

Organiser: Disability Sport NI

10:00 am
21
Sep

Better Connected – Over 50’s Fitness

Better Connected is an over 50's fitness welcoming group that will bring people together from different backgrounds together socially.

Organiser: Disability Sport NI

11:00 am
21
Sep

Banbridge Writer’s Circle

Libraries NI presents a creative writing workshop focusing on empathy and inclusion.

Organiser: Libraries NI

6:30 pm
21
Sep

Young People Celebrating Diversity Workshop – New Lodge, Belfast

Young people aged 16-24 from Springboard are inviting their peers to attend an interactive & engaging Good Relations Showcase. Participants will be taken through a shared learning experience which will include a look at inspiring Good Relations journeys and a celebration of diversity through interactive activities, foods, artwork and lively discussions

Organiser: Springboard Opportunities Limited

2:00 pm
22
Sep

Yallaa Kitchen Cookery Classes

Radius Housing in partnership with Yallaa Kitchen launch an exciting experience learning about, cooking & enjoying delicious Arabian recipes. Good Relations Week sees the launch of this exciting partnership and programme including cookery lessons, cultural awareness sessions in schools and in the community and a Cultural Cafe pop up celebration in Portstewart. Yallaa means "let's go or let's do" Let's go on this journey of discovery together.

Organiser: Radius Housing

6:30 pm
22
Sep

Wednesday Night Stories

This event brings adults and young people together from across the City sharing stories and life experiences as well as the challenges and people they have met along the way. These stories form the basis of the discussions around living well together.

Organiser: St Columbs Park Reconciliation Trust

7:30 pm
22
Sep

Tai Chi For Health – Richhill

As part of Good Relations Week 2021, GOGA will hosting Tai Chi For Health at Richill Recreation Centre. Come along and improve your strength, balance, flexibility and coordination through a series of low impact Tai Chi exercises that are excellent for relaxation.

Organiser: Disability Sport NI

10:00 am
22
Sep

Radius Housing & Clonduff FC – Good Relations Week Events 2021

Radius Housing & Clonduff FC are engaging children from the age of 3 – 13 years and promoting good relations on cultural awareness, promoting respect for diversity and raising awareness on racism through a range of interactive workshops x 4 groups per night.

Organiser: Radius Housing

6:00 pm
22
Sep

Meet the Author & Q&A Dialogue – ‘Guard Your Heart’

The workshop will be facilitated by Sue Divin, author of the book, ‘Guard Your Heart’.   Through dialogue, participants will explore themes such as legacy, segregation, stereotypes and prejudice and reflect on how adults play an important role in defining today’s narrative and shaping a brighter future for young people.    

Organiser: The Churches’ Trust

6:00 pm
22
Sep

Libraries NI Turning Heads Panel Event at Ormeau Library

This event will complement the film Beyond Skin already produced earlier this year Roots: An Afro-Caribbean Hair Conversation. It will focus on the cultural significance, heritage, sensitivities, and social pressures of hair for people from African & Caribbean communities or of African Descent.

Organiser: Libraries NI

7:00 pm
22
Sep

Good Relations Resource Pack Workshop

T:BUCC Camps Ambassadors are delivering a range of activities and sessions from the Good Relations Resource Pack.

Organiser: Education Authority Northern Ireland (EANI)

6:30 pm
22
Sep

Young People Celebrating Diversity – Shankill Road, Belfast

Young people aged 16-24 from Springboard are inviting their peers to attend an interactive & engaging Good Relations Showcase. Participants will be taken through a shared learning experience which will include a look at inspiring Good Relations journeys and a celebration of diversity through interactive activities, foods, artwork and lively discussions

Organiser: Springboard Opportunities Limited

2:00 pm
23
Sep

Theatre of Witness Workshop at The Playhouse Theatre Derry/Londonderry

An in-person workshop held at The Playhouse Theatre Derry/Londonderry. Theatre of Witness performers and storytellers from all sides and realties of The Troubles to explore the path to healing from conflict. Workshops enable the performers to screen video footage of their original Theatre of Witness production and talk about their experiences of telling their true narrative.

Organiser: The Playhouse

2:00 pm
23
Sep

Small World’s Cafe and Still I Rise Diversity Storytelling Schools Workshops

Radius Housing presents a Small World's Cafe and Still I Rise Diversity Storytelling sessions in St Johns and Killowen Primary Schools. 

Organiser: Radius Housing

10:00 am
23
Sep

Radius Housing & Clonduff FC – Good Relations Week Events 2021

Radius Housing & Clonduff FC are engaging children from the age of 3 – 13 years and promoting good relations on cultural awareness, promoting respect for diversity and raising awareness on racism through a range of interactive workshops x 4 groups per night.

Organiser: Radius Housing

6:00 pm
23
Sep

Pawsitive Walks & Talks – Disability Sport NI

Disability Sport NI is hosting a low-intensity fitness programme, aimed at those who suffer from health conditions, disabled people, older people and those interested in becoming more active.

Organiser: Disability Sport NI

10:00 am
23
Sep

Getting to know you and our City

Getting to know you and our City brings young people and older adults together from across the Council area to visit our City's historic landmarks and to hear stories from the older generation about these landmarks. 

Organiser: St Columbs Park Reconciliation Trust

12:00 pm
23
Sep

Friendly Fires

Friendly Fires brings young people and adults together from across the City to work together building and cooking on a fire in such a way that is respectful to and protect nature and the local environment. 

Organiser: St Columbs Park Reconciliation Trust

4:00 pm
23
Sep

Flags, Identity and History

Newry, Mourne & Down District Council presents a facilitated workshop for a group of young people in partnership with the Education Authority. The workshop will focus on flags, identity and shared history, encouraging respect and understanding among our young people.

Organiser: Newry, Mourne & Down District Council

7:00 pm
23
Sep

Celebrating Life – Derry Central Library

A Poetry Workshop with the RNIB. The Celebrating Life workshop examines a selection of life-affirming poetry, from the spiritual words of Rumi, to the guiding perspective of Mary Oliver and ending with the linguistic experimentation of E.E. Cummings.

Organiser: Libraries NI

11:30 am
23
Sep

Youth Matters Belfast

Forthspring Inter Community Group and Belfast Multi-Cultural Association will host a Youth workshop exploring the issues and challenges young people face in Belfast growing up - including "ISM's" and "Phobia's" as well as the positive things about an increasing multi-cultural Belfast.

Organiser: Forthspring Inter Community Group

9:30 am
24
Sep

Our City – Cross Community Art Workshop

Cross community art workshop to design piece representing the city through the eyes of young people, to inspire positive growth and change.

Organiser: Bogside & Brandywell Health Forum

24
Sep

GOGA Fit Banbridge

As part of Good Relations Week 2021, GOGA Fit Banbridge will be taking place on Friday. A low-intensity fitness programme aimed at people with health conditions, disabled people, older people and those interested in becoming more active, more often.

Organiser: Disability Sport NI

11:00 am
24
Sep

Cultural Festival

There will be performances throughout the afternoon along with workshops, crafts and food samples.

Organiser: Alternatives

12:00 pm
24
Sep

BCRC Civic Youth Voice Graphic Design Workshop

BCRC  presents craft based workshop offering young members of BCRC Civic Youth Voice the opportunity to come together to develop and design a logo that will represent the group going forward. Members are representative of young people across Causeway Coast and Glens and are focused on working collectively, across communities to raise awareness of issues affecting young people today.

Organiser: Building Communities Resource Centre

4:00 pm
24
Sep

Welcoming Newcomers Lunch and family fun day

Picnic for newcomer families at Deanby garden and polytunnel. The group will then join an outdoor fun day with Ardoyne Youth Enterprise, RCity and Mokstown Boxing Club. Transport provided.

Organiser: Ardoyne Youth Enterprise

12:00 pm
25
Sep

Radius Housing & Clonduff FC – Good Relations Week Events 2021

Radius Housing & Clonduff FC are engaging children from the age of 3 – 13 years and promoting good relations on cultural awareness, promoting respect for diversity and raising awareness on racism through a range of interactive workshops x 4 groups per night.

Organiser: Radius Housing

11:00 am
25
Sep

Bonsai Workshop – The North West Japanese Cultural Group

Bonsai expert with 50 year experience, Barry Williamson will show you how to take care of Bonsai from the scratch.

Organiser: North West Japanese Culture Group

11:00 am
25
Sep

Radius Housing & Clonduff FC – Good Relations Week Events 2021

Radius Housing & Clonduff FC are engaging children from the age of 3 – 13 years and promoting good relations on cultural awareness, promoting respect for diversity and raising awareness on racism through a range of interactive workshops x 4 groups per night.

Organiser: Radius Housing

2:00 pm
26
Sep

Our Journey, Our Lives, Our Cultures

Multi-Ethnic Sports & Cultures NI will host a series of workshops aimed to give children and youth from diverse communities a better understanding of racism, sectarianism and prejudice and ways to tackle these. This will conclude with a cultural celebration highlighting the cultural vibrancy of Northern Ireland with food, drinks, music and activities from all cultural backgrounds.

Organiser: Multi-Ethnic Sports and Cultures NI (MSCNI)

11:00 am
26
Sep