Good Relations Week 2020 Events


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Unveiling of the Peace Quilt

Unveiling of a stunning peace quilt made by rural women from the Co. Tyrone village of Galbally and surrounding villages, under the creative guidance of artist Bridget Nugent.

Organiser: Rural Community Network

4:00 pm
14
Sep

Unsettled Dust (Commemoration or Celebration)

Partisan Production intendeds to contribute to the positive debate around commemoration, specifically in relation to the upcoming centenary of Northern Ireland.

Organiser: Partisan Productions

4:00 pm
14
Sep

This is Home

A reading by the Rostrevor Writers Group in the Church Cafe in Rostrevor.

Organiser: The Light Theatre Company

4:00 pm
14
Sep

The War to End All Wars – Over the Top

A virtual art exhibition showcasing photos from a site visit to the Battlefields of the Somme and Messines.

Organiser: Rural Community Network

9:00 am
14
Sep

The Fiddle and Fife

The Fiddle and Fife Project in Mid and East Antrim aims to promote and preserve our rich local musical and cultural heritage through the exhibition and preservation of artefacts, video, photographic, and audio recording.

Organiser: Mid & East Antrim Borough Council

9:00 am
14
Sep

Sienna Wilgaus Anime Exhibition

A truly international online exhibition of anime (Japanese Manga) art by talented Glengormley High School student Sienna Wilgaus, partnered with C & S Music School in Japan.

Organiser: Beyond Skin

9:00 am
14
Sep

Political Murals Street Art and Peace Gate

The Marti Way presents a special  peace and reconciliation walking tour that will allow participants through the medium of street art to discover the journey we have taken to help create a more harmonious society. The tour will showcase the re-imaging of local community murals and how the International peace wall shares a message for hope and reconciliation.

Organiser: belfastology Walking Tours

10:00 am
14
Sep

Newry, Mourne & Down Ethnic Minority Centre – Arts Exhibition

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.

Organiser: Newry, Mourne & Down District Council

12:00 pm
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

Imagine The Street – Art Installation

Left Ear has been working with a number of young people to develop artworks and posters to be installed across shared spaces within Derry City. These pieces of artwork will reflect on a sense of community belonging and rejuvenating shared spaces. Keep your eyes peeled!

Organiser: Left Ear

9:00 am
14
Sep

Book of the Day – Teenage

Check in to our twitter account everyday from 14-21 September for Book of the Day, for adult and teenage audiences. These recommended books are available through Libraries NI exploring themes such as disability, culture diversity, LGBT and racism. @LibNIDigital

Organiser: Libraries NI

4:00 pm
14
Sep

Book of the Day – Adult

Check in to our twitter account everyday from 14-21 September for Book of the Day, for adult and teenage audiences. These recommended books are available through Libraries NI exploring themes such as disability, culture diversity, LGBT and racism. @LibNIDigital

Organiser: Libraries NI

7:00 pm
14
Sep

Belfast Central Library Virtual Tour

If you have always meant to visit Belfast Central Library, here is your chance to take a tour from the comfort of your own home.

Organiser: Libraries NI

9:00 am
14
Sep

Taste of Culture

A video from Summer 2018 of two Taste of Culture events celebrating cultural diversity & promoting shared space within the Causeway Coast & Glens Borough Council area.

Organiser: Causeway Coast & Glens Borough Council

10:00 am
15
Sep

Political Murals Street Art and Peace Gate

The Marti Way presents a special peace and reconciliation walking tour that will allow participants through the medium of street art to discover the journey we have taken to help create a more harmonious society. The tour will showcase the re-imaging of local community murals and how the International peace wall shares a message for hope and reconciliation.

Organiser: belfastology Walking Tours

10:00 am
15
Sep

Mid Harvest Celebration

Saipak Chinese Community Association will host an online lantern-making workshop to celebrate their Mid Harvest. Get creative and learn about Chinese traditions.

Organiser: Sai Pak Chinese Community Association

6:00 pm
15
Sep

Discover Arab Culture with Yallaa – Oud instrument with Etaf

A virtual programme to discover Arab music, art, food and storytelling, facilitated by Yalla CIC volunteers.

Organiser: Yallaa CIC

7:00 pm
15
Sep

Chinese Culture Workshop

Come along and learn about and experience Chinese culture and cuisine at this workshop aimed at members of the youth programme. Co-hosted by YMCA Londonderry and Sarika Art.

Organiser: YMCA Londonderry

7:00 pm
15
Sep

Book of the Day – Teenage

Check in to our twitter account everyday from 14-21 September for Book of the Day, for adult and teenage audiences. These recommended books are available through Libraries NI exploring themes such as disability, culture diversity, LGBT and racism. @LibNIDigital

Organiser: Libraries NI

4:00 pm
15
Sep

Book of the Day – Adult

Check in to our twitter account everyday from 14-21 September for Book of the Day, for adult and teenage audiences. These recommended books are available through Libraries NI exploring themes such as disability, culture diversity, LGBT and racism. @LibNIDigital

Organiser: Libraries NI

7:00 pm
15
Sep

Belfast Exposed in conversation: Alan Wilkinson with Ken Grant

Alan Wilkinson is In Conversation with Ken Grant, one of the MFA graduates exhibiting work in the group exhibition 'Anthropology'. This is one of a series of Artist Talks being hosted during Good Relations Week, discussing issues such as sectarianism, racism, human rights, physical and mental abuse.

Organiser: Belfast Exposed

6:00 pm
15
Sep

React Community Relations Week – Virtual Yoga Class Workshop

React will be hosting  hosting two online courses - tea leaf reading and a yoga session - to help bringing people together and learn about other cultures in a relaxing environment. 

Organiser: REACT NI

7:00 pm
16
Sep

Linen Walk by Design

Rope Works, Linen Mills and Millies! Join us for a walk bringing linen stories and local heritage to life in and around the Connswater Community Greenway in East Belfast, exploring our local environment and celebrating our shared future.

Organiser: EastSide Partnership

10:45 am
16
Sep

Book of the Day – Teenage

Check in to our twitter account everyday from 14-21 September for Book of the Day, for adult and teenage audiences. These recommended books are available through Libraries NI exploring themes such as disability, culture diversity, LGBT and racism. @LibNIDigital

Organiser: Libraries NI

4:00 pm
16
Sep

Book of the Day – Adult

Check in to our twitter account everyday from 14-21 September for Book of the Day, for adult and teenage audiences. These recommended books are available through Libraries NI exploring themes such as disability, culture diversity, LGBT and racism. @LibNIDigital

Organiser: Libraries NI

7:00 pm
16
Sep

Belfast Exposed in conversation: Xanthe Hutchinson

Belfast Exposed invites you to an Artist Talk with Xanthe Hutchinson, one of the MFA graduates exhibiting work in the group exhibition 'Anthropology'. This is one of a series of Artist Talks being hosted during Good Relations Week discussing issues such as sectarianism, racism, human rights, physical and mental abuse.

Organiser: Belfast Exposed

6:00 pm
16
Sep

‘Let’s Learn Japanese Culture’ Workshops – Japanese Style Flower Arranging

A series of 4 online workshops looking at different aspects of Japanese culture. This includes flower arranging, Origami, Manga style illustration and easy Japanese conversation. Maximum 10 participants per workshop. Booking essential.

Organiser: North West Japanese Culture Group

11:00 am
16
Sep

Multi Cultural Celebration

Culmore Community Partnership will be hosting a vibrant event at Victoria Hall, celebrating cultural diversity in its area. Join us for a multi-cultural celebration of dance, music, discussion, crafts and food. Social distancing guidelines will be adhered to.

Organiser: Culmore Community Partnership

7:00 pm
17
Sep

Indian Culture Workshop

This workshop hosted by YMCA Londonderry and Sarika Art is an opportunity for young children to come along and learn about Indian culture and cuisine. Maximum 30 people can attend this event. Social distancing measures will be adhered to – maximum 30 people can attend this event.

Organiser: YMCA Londonderry

7:00 pm
17
Sep

Discover Arab Culture with Yallaa – Arabic Calligraphy with Asad

A virtual programme to discover Arab music, art, food and storytelling, facilitated by Yalla CIC volunteers.

Organiser: Yallaa CIC

7:00 pm
17
Sep

Columba Heritage Trail: The Artist’s Impression

Guided tour of the Columba Heritage Trail delivered by the artist who was part of the trail development team. The focus of the trail will be to highlight the artist’s interpretation of images throughout the trail and the symbolism of Peace and Reconciliation

Organiser: The Churches’ Trust

10:00 am
17
Sep

Book of the Day – Teenage

Check in to our twitter account everyday from 14-21 September for Book of the Day, for adult and teenage audiences. These recommended books are available through Libraries NI exploring themes such as disability, culture diversity, LGBT and racism. @LibNIDigital

Organiser: Libraries NI

4:00 pm
17
Sep

Book of the Day – Adult

Check in to our twitter account everyday from 14-21 September for Book of the Day, for adult and teenage audiences. These recommended books are available through Libraries NI exploring themes such as disability, culture diversity, LGBT and racism. @LibNIDigital

Organiser: Libraries NI

7:00 pm
17
Sep

Belfast Exposed in conversation: David Copeland & Lucy Jarvis

Belfast Exposed invites you to the Artist Talk with David Copeland & Lucy Jarvis, two of the MFA graduates exhibiting work in the group exhibition 'Anthropology' in Gallery I. This is one of a series of Artist Talks we are hosting during Good Relations Week 2020  discussing issues such as sectarianism, racism, human rights, physical and mental abuse, which are raised within the show.

Organiser: Belfast Exposed

1:00 pm
17
Sep

React Community Relations Week – Virtual Tea-Leaf Reading Class

React will be hosting  hosting two online courses - tea leaf reading and a yoga session - to help bringing people together and learn about other cultures in a relaxing environment. 

Organiser: REACT NI

7:00 pm
18
Sep

Mini Mela Culture Event

A video compilation showcasing residents of Sion Mills, along with Sion Mills Community Association, being treated to on street performances from ArtsEkta.

Organiser: Rural Housing Association

9:00 am
18
Sep

Discover Arab Culture with Yallaa – Cooking with Shahrazad

A virtual programme to discover Arab music, art, food and storytelling, facilitated by Yalla CIC volunteers.

Organiser: Yallaa CIC

7:00 pm
18
Sep

Book of the Day – Teenage

Check in to our twitter account everyday from 14-21 September for Book of the Day, for adult and teenage audiences. These recommended books are available through Libraries NI exploring themes such as disability, culture diversity, LGBT and racism. @LibNIDigital

Organiser: Libraries NI

4:00 pm
18
Sep

Book of the Day – Adult

Check in to our twitter account everyday from 14-21 September for Book of the Day, for adult and teenage audiences. These recommended books are available through Libraries NI exploring themes such as disability, culture diversity, LGBT and racism. @LibNIDigital

Organiser: Libraries NI

7:00 pm
18
Sep

Belfast Exposed in conversation: Michelle Moloney & Aoife Herrity with Haley Morris-Cafiero

Belfast Exposed invites you to In Conversation: Michelle Moloney & Aoife Herrity with Haley Morris-Cafiero, two of the MFA graduates exhibiting work in the group exhibition 'Anthropology' in Gallery I. This is one of a series of Artist Talks we are hosting during Good Relations Week  discussing issues such as sectarianism, racism, human rights, physical and mental abuse, which are raised within the show.

Organiser: Belfast Exposed

1:00 pm
18
Sep

Discover Arab Culture with Yallaa – Storytelling for children with Samira

A virtual programme to discover Arab music, art, food and storytelling, facilitated by Yalla CIC volunteers.

Organiser: Yallaa CIC

5:00 pm
19
Sep

Border Stories

Extracts from the 'Border Stories' show, told through a fusion of poetry and song. The performance aims to raise awareness of diversity, giving a voice to immigrant communities, while showing similarities with stories of local people.

Organiser: The Light Theatre Company

12:00 pm
19
Sep

Book of the Day – Teenage

Check in to our twitter account everyday from 14-21 September for Book of the Day, for adult and teenage audiences. These recommended books are available through Libraries NI exploring themes such as disability, culture diversity, LGBT and racism. @LibNIDigital

Organiser: Libraries NI

4:00 pm
19
Sep

Book of the Day – Adult

Check in to our twitter account everyday from 14-21 September for Book of the Day, for adult and teenage audiences. These recommended books are available through Libraries NI exploring themes such as disability, culture diversity, LGBT and racism. @LibNIDigital

Organiser: Libraries NI

7:00 pm
19
Sep

Aspects of Chinese Culture

This video event aims to showcase the Chinese communities in Northern Ireland, how diverse they are and the value they bring to their local cities, towns and villages and that they are not just involved in catering.

Organiser: Erne District Chinese Families and Friends Association

2:00 pm
19
Sep

‘Let’s Learn Japanese Culture’ Workshops – Origami

One of a series of 4 online workshops looking at different aspects of Japanese culture. This includes flower arranging, Origami, Manga style illustration and easy Japanese conversation. Maximum 10 participants per workshop. Booking essential.

Organiser: North West Japanese Culture Group

11:00 am
19
Sep

‘Let’s Learn Japanese Culture’ Workshops – Manga Style Illustration

One of a series of 4 online workshops looking at different aspects of Japanese culture. This includes flower arranging, Origami, Manga style illustration and easy Japanese conversation. Maximum 10 participants per workshop. Booking essential.

Organiser: North West Japanese Culture Group

4:00 pm
19
Sep

Children from ethnic minority embraces the local culture

An Irish dancing performance by Sree, a 9 year old talented Indian classical dancer. Sree started learning classical Indian dance at the age of 4 and Irish dancing at 6.

Organiser: Belfast Asian Women's Academy

5:00 pm
20
Sep

Celebrating Good Relations in MEA: Rwandan Dream Project 2017

Project worked with young people between 15-18 – youth leaders and leaders in communities. Project looked at differences, embraced diversity, and drew on the comparisons of Rwanda and NI. It looked at developing initiatives for peace and reconciliation though the good practice of Genocide and Holocaust education, through intercultural arts.

Organiser: Mid & East Antrim Borough Council

9:00 am
20
Sep

Book of the Day – Teenage

Check in to our twitter account everyday from 14-21 September for Book of the Day, for adult and teenage audiences. These recommended books are available through Libraries NI exploring themes such as disability, culture diversity, LGBT and racism. @LibNIDigital

Organiser: Libraries NI

4:00 pm
20
Sep

Book of the Day – Adult

Check in to our twitter account everyday from 14-21 September for Book of the Day, for adult and teenage audiences. These recommended books are available through Libraries NI exploring themes such as disability, culture diversity, LGBT and racism. @LibNIDigital

Organiser: Libraries NI

7:00 pm
20
Sep

‘Let’s Learn Japanese Culture’ Workshops – Easy Japanese Conversation

One of a series of 4 online workshops looking at different aspects of Japanese culture. This includes flower arranging, Origami, Manga style illustration and easy Japanese conversation. Maximum 10 participants per workshop. Booking essential.

Organiser: North West Japanese Culture Group

1:00 pm
20
Sep

Political Murals Street Art and Peace Gate

The Marti Way presents a special peace and reconciliation walking tour that will allow participants through the medium of street art to discover the journey we have taken to help create a more harmonious society. The tour will showcase the re-imaging of local community murals and how the International peace wall shares a message for hope and reconciliation.

Organiser: belfastology Walking Tours

2:00 pm
21
Sep

Book of the Day – Teenage

Check in to our twitter account everyday from 14-21 September for Book of the Day, for adult and teenage audiences. These recommended books are available through Libraries NI exploring themes such as disability, culture diversity, LGBT and racism. @LibNIDigital

Organiser: Libraries NI

4:00 pm
21
Sep

Book of the Day – Adult

Check in to our twitter account everyday from 14-21 September for Book of the Day, for adult and teenage audiences. These recommended books are available through Libraries NI exploring themes such as disability, culture diversity, LGBT and racism. @LibNIDigital

Organiser: Libraries NI

7:00 pm
21
Sep