Good Relations Week 2020 Events


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The Swanzy Riots, 1920 – Online Exhibition

‘The Swanzy Riots, 1920’ details events in Lisburn following the assassination of R.I.C. District Inspector Oswald Ross Swanzy in Market Square. Using photographs, artefacts, videos, books and uniforms, this exhibition tells the story of a significant - but not well known - event in Lisburn’s rich history, and its part in the wider story of the War of Independence (1919-1922).

Organiser: Irish Linen Centre & Lisburn Museum

12:00 pm
14
Sep

The Partition in Ireland/Partition of Ulster exhibition

The Partition in Ireland/Partition of Ulster exhibition and booklet explores local events and local connections to pivotal events that led to the formation of Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland.

Organiser: Causeway Coast & Glens Borough Council

10:00 am
14
Sep

Sean Lester: Sticking to the Seat

Sean Lester lived through a tumultuous period in the history of Ireland, which shaped his political outlook. His story is one that opens up questions about complex political identities which continue to have an impact today.

Organiser: Mid & East Antrim Borough Council

9:00 am
14
Sep

Newry, Mourne & Down Ethnic Minority Centre – Information Sessions

This video compilation showcases the range of information sessions delivered by the Newry Mourne and Down Ethnic Minority Support Centre. 

Organiser: Newry, Mourne & Down District Council

12:00 pm
14
Sep

Media Grant Scheme

A discussion with recent recipients of the Community Relation Council’s Media Grant Scheme.

Organiser: Community Relations Council

9:00 am
14
Sep

Launch of NICIE Impact Report 2019-20

The online Impact Report launch will highlight the ongoing contribution of Integrated Education to building good relations and promoting reconciliation. The digital report will be accompanied by three short animated films.

Organiser: Northern Ireland Council for Integrated Education

9:00 am
14
Sep

Hungarian Association of NI Good Relations Adventures 2019

Hungarian Association of NI showcases how they enjoyed the Good Relation programmes 2019. Sit back and enjoy.

Organiser: Hungarian Association of NI

9:00 am
14
Sep

Gracehill Gardens

The many gardens of Gracehill and Galgorm, Ballymena, featured in this video demonstrate how a community is enhanced by nature and how gardening is good for the soul.

Organiser: Gracehill Village Environmental Committee

9:00 am
14
Sep

Celebrating Good Relations in MEA: Exploring Our Space – Andrew Jackson Cottage

The Exploring our Space programme commenced in 2017 and is increasingly popular. The programme aims at introducing spaces and places within Mid and East Antrim that would not traditionally be visited by people from different community backgrounds.

Organiser: Mid & East Antrim Borough Council

9:00 am
14
Sep

Ards and North Down Borough Council Good Relations Showcase 2015-2020

A compilation of photographs and videos from Ards and North Down Borough Councils’ Good Relations programmes from 2015 to 2020.

Organiser: Ards and North Down Borough Council

10:00 am
14
Sep

T:BUC Engagement Forum

The Together Building a United Community (T:BUC) Engagement Forum facilitates discussion and connections between government and communities. This event will highlight areas of practice in Good Relations delivery during the COVID 19 pandemic. Registration Essential. This is a registration only event. To register contact pkillen@nicrc.org.uk 

Organiser: Community Relations Council

10:30 am
15
Sep

Launch of EANI Animations

The Education Authority launch five new animations designed to help Newcomer families, particularly those who are refugee-experienced, to navigate some of the more challenging aspects of a potentially unfamiliar education system. The animations will be shared with schools, families and partner organisations and hosted on the EANI website.

Organiser: Education Authority Northern Ireland (EANI)

11:00 am
15
Sep

Good Relations Grant Aid 2020 Showcase – BEAM Creative Network

An online demonstration of how Good Relations Grant Aid has been showcased in 2020 throughout Antrim & Newtownabbey Borough Council.

Organiser: Antrim & Newtownabbey Borough Council

4:30 pm
15
Sep

Celebrating Good Relations in MEA: Community Relations Week 2017

Mid & East Antrim Borough Council takes a look back on the events delivered during Community Relations Week 2017.

Organiser: Mid & East Antrim Borough Council

9:00 am
15
Sep

Richard Hayward’s East Antrim: A Virtual Exhibition

We explore the life of Richard Hayward (1892-1964), through this virtual exhibition - ‘Richard Hayward’s East Antrim’

Organiser: Mid & East Antrim Borough Council

2:00 pm
16
Sep

Launch of graphic novels on Michael Collins and James Craig

Making the Future presents the launch of a two new graphic novels exploring the lives and actions of two of the most important actors in the events that led to the partition of this island, Michael Collins and James Craig. An insightful look at the same events from two different political perspectives, reminding us that history can and should always be examined and understood from more than one viewpoint.

Organiser: Making the Future

2:30 pm
16
Sep

Historical site Showcase: Sentry Hill Historic House, Newtownabbey

The video showcases the shared space of Sentry Hill Historic House, including its rich history dating back to the 1800s. 

Organiser: Antrim & Newtownabbey Borough Council

11:30 am
16
Sep

Good Relations Award 2020

Presentation of the 2020 Good Relations Award from Community Relations Council. This is a registration only event.

Organiser: Community Relations Council

12:00 pm
16
Sep

Celebrating Good Relations in MEA: Holocaust Memorial Day Remembered

This video is a selection of photographs from Holocaust Memorial Day events which have been delivered by Council in the Mid and East Antrim area over the years.

Organiser: Mid & East Antrim Borough Council

9:00 am
16
Sep

Celebrating Good Relations in MEA: GR Week 2019

Mid & East Antrim Borough Council takes a look back on the events delivered during Good Relations Week in 2019.

Organiser: Mid & East Antrim Borough Council

9:00 am
16
Sep

Celebrating Good Relations in MEA: #embRACE Week 2018

#embRACE Week celebrates the diversity and culture of the Borough. It takes places in February every year as a bespoke MEA celebrating diversity programme which promotes the rich heritage, culture and traditions of MEA.

Organiser: Mid & East Antrim Borough Council

9:00 am
16
Sep

‘Educating for life’, progressing shared education – Antrim Grammar School

Shared Education case study. Antrim Grammar is part of a three-school shared education partnership with St Benedict’s College, Randalstown and Parkhall Integrated College in Antrim.

Organiser: Controlled Schools’ Support Council

2:00 pm
16
Sep

Good Relations Grant Aid 2020 Showcase – Monkstown Boxing Club

An online demonstration of how Good Relations Grant Aid has been showcased in 2020 throughout Antrim & Newtownabbey Borough Council.

Organiser: Antrim & Newtownabbey Borough Council

2:00 pm
17
Sep

Early Years Members join Good Relations Week 2020 Celebrations – Jolly Rodgers Day Nursery

Early years practitioners, children and parents from Jolly Rodgers Day Nursery in Lisburn, recently benefited from the engagement in the evidence-based Media Initiative for Children (MIFC) Respecting Difference Programme.

Organiser: Early Years - the organisation for young children

1:00 pm
17
Sep

Celebrating Good Relations in MEA: #embRACE Week 2019

#embRACE Week celebrates the diversity and culture of the Borough. It takes places in February every year as a bespoke MEA celebrating diversity programme which promotes the rich heritage, culture and traditions of MEA.

Organiser: Mid & East Antrim Borough Council

9:00 am
17
Sep

Building on common ground – Castle Tower Special School

Shared Education case study - Castle Tower has many links with other schools in the Ballymena area, particularly though the ‘Ballymena Learning Together’ community.

Organiser: Controlled Schools’ Support Council

2:00 pm
17
Sep

25th Anniversary of REACH Across

2020 is the 25th Anniversary of REACH Across and our event will focus on re-connecting former volunteers and staff who assisted in our cross-community programmes. Featuring a video of our projects and Good Relations courses over the past 25 years, followed by a discussion.

Organiser: REACH Across

7:00 pm
17
Sep

Triangle Community FUNd Armagh

Community FUNd awards starts the delivery of Triangle’s Good Relations Plan in Armagh. 15 local community groups applied for a slice of the £6,000 awards to deliver their cross-community activities. Applicants include Dancing Queens to Men’s Shed. 

Organiser: Triangle Housing Association

10:30 am
18
Sep

Historical Site Showcase- Clotworthy House, Antrim

Antrim & Newtownabbey Borough Council will showcase the shared space of Clotworthy House, Antrim.  Highlighting the history of the space, the current use and hopes for the future.  

Organiser: Antrim & Newtownabbey Borough Council

11:30 am
18
Sep

Early Years Members join Good Relations Week 2020 Celebrations – Carrowdore Early Years Centre

Showcase from Carrowdore Early Years Centre celebrating and embracing the future, engaging in positive community relations with parents, staff team and the wider community with the Media Initiative for Children Respecting Difference Programme.

Organiser: Early Years - the organisation for young children

1:00 pm
18
Sep

Celebrating Good Relations in our Borough

This compilation video will highlight the Good Relations work that has been carried out across Armagh, Banbridge and Craigavon Borough Council and focus on how these projects and programmes have changed attitudes and helped to create shared and safe spaces.

Organiser: Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon Borough Council

3:00 pm
18
Sep

Bridging the divide – Edenderry Nursery School

Shared Education case study. Edenderry Nursery School is located in one of Northern Ireland’s most divided interface areas. In 1998 a partnership was formed with Holy Cross Nursery School in North Belfast.

Organiser: Controlled Schools’ Support Council

2:00 pm
18
Sep

AWARDS – North Belfast Strategic Good Relations Programme

An awards event to acknowledge and celebrate the achievements of people working in North Belfast to deliver Good Relations work.

Organiser: Community Relations Council

2:00 pm
18
Sep

All families deserve to #bproud2020 – Supporting and building communities together

Early Years showcase work supporting Belfast Pride Week 2020

Organiser: Early Years - the organisation for young children

1:00 pm
19
Sep

Looking towards a shared campus – Moy Regional Primary School

Shared Education case study. Moy Regional Primary and St John’s Primary School are two of the first schools in Northern Ireland to be identified as part of the T:BUC shared education campuses programme.

Organiser: Controlled Schools’ Support Council

2:00 pm
21
Sep

Conflict, Peace: Our Journey, Our Future

An innovative exhibition and virtual tour of "Conflict, Peace: Our Journey, Our Future" in collaboration with Conflict Textiles Curator, Roberta Bacic. Explore the journey from conflict, the fragility of peace, and the need to work collectively to a sustainable and peaceful future.

Organiser: Causeway Coast & Glens Borough Council

11:00 am
21
Sep