Good Relations Week 2021 Events


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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

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

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

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

Latvian Society of Cavan and Northern Ireland

Dancing is an integral part of Latvian culture and tradition. Dancers of Latviesu Biedriba share their passion for folk dancing through their outdoor performance of the Kreicburgas polka and midsummer celebration dance which can be seen on YouTube during Good Relations Week 2021.

Organiser: Fermanagh & Omagh District Council

9:00 am
20
Sep

Erne District Chinese Families’ and Friends’ Association

Erne District Chinese Families' and Friends' Association promotes Chinese culture, language and traditions to ensure future generations are aware of their heritage. The group shares the celebration of Chinese culture through traditional Chinese music, singing and dancing, calligraphy and cooking and the Story of the Laughing Little Flower told in Mandarin by 8-year old Lee Shin.

Organiser: Fermanagh & Omagh District Council

10:00 am
20
Sep

Cross-community youth and community providers networking breakfast

Cross-community youth and community providers networking breakfast. Hosted by Ardoyne Youth Enterprise at NBWISP garden and sensory room. 

Organiser: Ardoyne Youth Enterprise

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

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

‘To The Beat of the Drum’ Podcast 1: The Next Generation

The 1st in our week of podcasts looks at 'The Next Generation.' where we are joined people from the ages of 16-18 who express their culture positively and where they see the future.

Organiser: Londonderry Bands Forum

7:00 pm
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

The Mid-Autumn Festival – Sai Pak Chinese Community Association

Sai Pak will celebrate their annual Mid-Autumn Festival at The Playtrail, Derry. There will be Chinese food, Chinese lantern making workshops and participants will be taught how to play the traditional Chinese game of Ma Jong.

Organiser: Sai Pak Chinese Community Association

4:00 pm
21
Sep

Taste the World Cookery Course

Taste the world offers online cookery demonstrations for 1 hour x 4 weeks (commencing 21 Sep), exploring Indian, Chinese, Polish and Iranian cuisines.

Organiser: Causeway Coast & Glens Borough Council

7:00 pm
21
Sep

Shared Reading with RNIB

Join us for a relaxing hour of shared reading and conversation focusing on themes of positivity and resilience. This is a shared reading session run in conjunction with the RNIB for blind and partially sighted people.

Organiser: Libraries NI

11:00 am
21
Sep

Reading Rooms – Opera in my head by Meg Rosoff

Reading Rooms is Verbal's shared reading model which facilitates conversation through stories and shared experiences, between people from all different backgrounds.

Organiser: The Verbal Arts Centre

3:00 pm
21
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
21
Sep

Part 1 : Border Tales Workshop – Shabrae Jackson

We invite you to this late night event. Bring a warm drink and a photo of something that represents you personal border encounter.

Organiser: The Jethro Centre

9:00 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

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

Cultural Arts and Crafts Videos

Promotion of cultural arts and crafts, promoting engagement and awareness of a variety of cultures from around the world.

Organiser: Antrim & Newtownabbey Borough Council

12:00 pm
21
Sep

Collecting The Past/Making the Future Digital Exhibition Launch

The launch of a new ​digital version of the Collecting the Past/Making the Future exhibition that was on display at the Ulster Museum in 2020. The new resource is a curriculum-linked and interactive experience that creates a legacy for the exhibition and also brings it to new audiences, including schools.

Organiser: NERVE Centre

12:00 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

‘To The Beat of the Drum’ Podcast 2: An Outside Perspective

The 2nd in our week of podcasts features Sean French, a PHD student from Cambridge University who is studying about marching bands. Find out what Sean knew about bands before his studies and has learnt in the last few months as he integrates himself into the Northern Ireland marching band scene.

Organiser: Londonderry Bands Forum

7:00 pm
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

Sing 2 Songs

Music video showing the connection between Bulgarian culture and the district’s local music, dance and traditions.

Organiser: Beyond Skin

11:00 am
22
Sep

Showcase video: Summer Outreach Diversionary Programme

Antrim and Newtownabbey Borough Council have supported the delivery of a number of Youth Programmes that contribute towards the progression of young people and in creating a more peaceful Borough. This video showcases the Summer Outreach Diversionary Programme delivered by Ionad Teaghlaigh Ghleann Darach.

Organiser: Antrim & Newtownabbey Borough Council

12:00 pm
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

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

Cultural Tea Boxes – Radius Housing

Radius Housing is providing tenants in the Shared Developments in Rockmount Close and Ardmore Meadows & Surrounding Radius developments with Cultural Tea Boxes to celebrate Good Relations Week!

Organiser: Radius Housing

1:00 pm
22
Sep

Brighter Days Ahead – Women Sing the Future

Women from Falls Women's Centre, Shankill Women's Centre and Glengormley Community Relations Forum will come together for a celebratory event in a shared venue. The women are all participants in the collective group's Good Relations programmes and they will be invited to sing, tell stories, read poems and dance, sharing their experiences and looking forward to the future.

Organiser: Falls Women's Centre

7:00 pm
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

‘To The Beat of the Drum’ Podcast (Special Bonus Event) – Hamilton Flute Band in Concert at the Siamsa Sraide Festival Swinford

This podcast looks back at the 2019 Síamsa Sráide Street Festival Swinford as the Hamilton Flute Band participate in a Concert and Street Parade in Swinford County Mayo.

Organiser: Londonderry Bands Forum

8:30 pm
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

Video Profile of Local Young Artist Anna McKee’s Graphic Illustration of ‘Brighter Days Ahead’

The Community Relations Council presents a video profile of a young graphic illustrator’s interpretation of the ‘Brighter Days Ahead’ theme created using watercolours.

Organiser: Community Relations Council

6:00 pm
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

Pop up Gaeltacht

This event provides opportunity for those

Organiser: An Gaeláras Ltd

7:30 pm
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

JoinHer – Virtual Exhibition “How Cultural Expression Influences catalyst for change, via the arts”.

JoinHer presents a Virtual Exhibition "How Cultural Expression Influences Catalyst For Change via the Arts". This is the fourth and final event as part of JoinHer Network's Good Relations Week programme of activities.

Organiser: JoinHer Network CIC

11:00 am
23
Sep

Irish & Ulster Scots Cultural Exhibition

Irish / Ulster Scots Cultural Exhibition of Music, Dance & Poetry interpretation.

Organiser: Newry, Mourne & Down District Council

7:00 pm
23
Sep

Felden Family Cultural and Arts Event – Clanmil Housing Association

Felden Family Cultural and Arts Event will focus on the dance, music, crafts and cuisine of diverse cultures and nationalities including Indian, Chinese, Polish, Ulster Scots and Irish cultures.  Objectives of the event are to celebrate cultural diversity through music, food, and dance.

Organiser: Clanmil Housing Association

2:00 pm
23
Sep

Cultural Cooking Demonstration – Dennett Interchange

Donemana will celebrate Good Relations Week by bringing young people from St Michael’s Primary School to the Drummond Centre to learn about Chinese Culture and taste authentic Chinese cuisine.

Organiser: Dennett Interchange

11:30 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

‘To The Beat of the Drum’ Podcast 4: Band Life During & After Lockdown

 The 4th in our week of podcasts looks at 'Band Life During and After Lockdown' this podcast looks at how band life halted for so many in March 2020 and how bands did virtual performances and the challenges in bringing the band back in Summer 2021.

Organiser: Londonderry Bands Forum

7:00 pm
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

St Mary’s PTFA – Culture Evening

An interactive evening to re-introduce face to face events for the pupils who attend St Mary’s Primary School and their families.

Organiser: St Mary's PTFA

6:00 pm
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

Cultural Festival

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

Organiser: Alternatives

12:00 pm
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

‘To The Beat of the Drum’ Podcast 5: Women in Bands Podcast

The 5th and final Podcast for Community Relations Council Good Relations Week sees Julie Porter of the Churchill Flute band take over as host to explore Women in Marching Bands. This podcast looks at female members of bands and what it was like for them to join a male perceived environment and how they enjoy participating in band culture.

Organiser: Londonderry Bands Forum

7:00 pm
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

The Erne District Chinese Families’ and Friends’ Association – Aspects of Chinese Culture

The Erne District Chinese Families' and Friends' Association presents a video compilation that demonstrates Chinese Cooking, Guzheng Music, Craft Work making lanterns and Chinese Exercises traditionally performed in the morning.

Organiser: Erne District Chinese Families and Friends Association

1:00 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

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

International Big Breakfast

Radius Housing in parrtnership with Apex Housing are hosting live cultural performances on stage at Ranfurley House, Dungannon. Food will be available from 10 different cultures and performances will consist of cultures from around the world who call NI home including; East Timor, Mexican, Chinese, Irish and Ulster Scots.

Organiser: Radius Housing

10:00 am
25
Sep

Brighter Days Art Competition – Online Gallery

Art Competition online gallery of all the art work. Available on all Belfast Health & Social Care social media platforms.

Organiser: Belfast Health and Social Care Trust

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

Virtual interviews with different members of the Indian Hindu Association

A series of  virtual interviews with different members of the Indian Hindu Association. For more information, please contact chugh28m@yahoo.co.uk

Organiser: Hindu Association Derry ~ Londonderry

26
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

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

International Big Lunch in the Park

Radius & Apex Housing will host an International Big Lunch in the Park aimed at increasing an inclusive sense of community belonging and celebrating Cultural diversity.

Organiser: Radius Housing

12:00 pm
26
Sep

HERE NI Children’s Rainbow Arts and Crafts

Join us for rainbow themed arts and crafts.

Organiser: HERe NI

10:30 am
26
Sep

Part 2: Border Tales – Workshop by Carole Kane & Paul Hutchinson

An interactive, session in the Jethro Centre, Lurgan. Leading on from Workshop 1, we will follow our curiosity to further explore the concept of Border Tales, connections, space, tension, endings and beginnings. We’ll consider key points from the initial workshop of Shabrae’s experiences in Mexico and consider if and how these might reflect into or differ from our local context. Paul is the founder/director of Imagined Spaces (specialising in community relations) former Director of Corrymeela and since 1990, a therapist, advocate, manager in mental health services. Amongst other roles, he is also a writer, film-maker and community artist. Carole is the Good Relations Project Officer in the Jethro Centre. She also has many roles but works across the arts, education and peacebuilding in community settings.

Organiser: The Jethro Centre

7:15 pm
28
Sep

Conflict, Division and Partition: Events in Mid-Ulster 1919-21: The Summing-up – Dr Eamon Phoneix

‘Conflict, Division and Partition: Events in Mid-Ulster 1919-21: The Summing-up’. Your Questions Answered in this final, reflective session with Dr Éamon Phoenix. 

Organiser: Mid Ulster District Council

7:00 pm
14
Oct