Good Relations Week 2021 Events


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Culture Night Presents The Ogham Grove

The Ogham Grove invites the public to explore our relationship with our native woodland and environment through a totally innovative and spectacular artwork. Taking inspiration from the Celtic Ogham Tree Alphabet a monumental, immersive sculpture will be created within Writer’s Square as the centrepiece to a trail of cryptic markers distributed throughout the Cathedral Quarter.

Organiser: Cathedral Quarter Trust

6:00 pm
17
Sep

Culture Night Presents The Ogham Grove

The Ogham Grove invites the public to explore our relationship with our native woodland and environment through a totally innovative and spectacular artwork. Taking inspiration from the Celtic Ogham Tree Alphabet a monumental, immersive sculpture will be created within Writer’s Square as the centrepiece to a trail of cryptic markers distributed throughout the Cathedral Quarter.

Organiser: Cathedral Quarter Trust

10:00 am
18
Sep

Culture Night Presents The Ogham Grove

The Ogham Grove invites the public to explore our relationship with our native woodland and environment through a totally innovative and spectacular artwork. Taking inspiration from the Celtic Ogham Tree Alphabet a monumental, immersive sculpture will be created within Writer’s Square as the centrepiece to a trail of cryptic markers distributed throughout the Cathedral Quarter.

Organiser: Cathedral Quarter Trust

10:00 am
19
Sep

This Is Me – Photographic Exhibition

Photographic exhibition of items of personal significance or that have been of comfort during the pandemic.

Organiser: Libraries NI

9:00 am
20
Sep

Shared Learning Educational Visit

15 young people from Strabane Town will get the opportunity to be involved in an educational trip to two museums in Derry City. This will allow the young people to see both sides of the political/religious divide via these local museums and learn about some of our histories which will help to increase their understanding of community belonging.

Organiser: Fountain Street Community Development Association

10:00 am
20
Sep

Natural Connections Photographic Exhibition, Finaghy Library – 20th September

Belfast Exposed is delighted to partner with Translink on a photography competition to capture the 'Natural Connections' which has sustained, surrounded, supported and encouraged people and communities since 23 March 2020, the first day of lockdown.

Organiser: Libraries NI

9:30 am
20
Sep

Natural Connections Photographic Exhibition, Colin Glen Library – 20th September

Belfast Exposed is delighted to partner with Translink on a photography competition to capture the 'Natural Connections' which has sustained, surrounded, supported and encouraged people and communities since 23 March 2020, the first day of lockdown.

Organiser: Libraries NI

9:30 am
20
Sep

Counterpart

Counterpart is a major new art installation on the exterior of the Ulster Museum in Belfast, bringing attention to prevalent issues in society through a unique shared space that is open and accessible to all.

Organiser: NERVE Centre

10:00 am
20
Sep

Atlas Women’s Centre Creche – Voice of the Child

Early Childhood settings reflect Brighter Days Ahead. Early years settings with a diverse range of practitioners, children and family backgrounds, were invited and encouraged to consider what 'Brighter Days Ahead' means to them. We have captured their creative interpretation of this through the voice of the child and those who care for them, based on the Good Relations Week theme. 

Organiser: Early Years - the organisation for young children

12:00 pm
20
Sep

Natural Connections Photographic Exhibition, Finaghy Library – 21st September

Belfast Exposed is delighted to partner with Translink on a photography competition to capture the 'Natural Connections' which has sustained, surrounded, supported and encouraged people and communities since 23 March 2020, the first day of lockdown.

Organiser: Libraries NI

9:30 am
21
Sep

Natural Connections Photographic Exhibition, Colin Glen Library – 21st September

Belfast Exposed is delighted to partner with Translink on a photography competition to capture the 'Natural Connections' which has sustained, surrounded, supported and encouraged people and communities since 23 March 2020, the first day of lockdown.

Organiser: Libraries NI

9:30 am
21
Sep

Launch of The Eastside Early Years Network’s Good Relations Charter

A launch to celebrate the Eastside Early Years Network’s production of a Good Relations Charter for early years settings in east Belfast.

Organiser: EastSide Partnership

3:00 pm
21
Sep

Launch GR Audit & Strategy 2021

Antrim and Newtownabbey Borough Council recently completed an audit of Good Relations across the Borough, and through community and stakeholder engagement have developed a Good Relations Strategy for 2020-2025. 

Organiser: Antrim & Newtownabbey Borough Council

12:00 pm
21
Sep

Bright Sparks Montessori – Rainbow of Resilience

Early Childhood settings reflect Brighter Days Ahead. Early years settings with a diverse range of practitioners, children and family backgrounds, were invited and encouraged to consider what 'Brighter Days Ahead' means to them. We have captured their creative interpretation of this through the voice of the child and those who care for them, based on the Good Relations Week theme.

Organiser: Early Years - the organisation for young children

12:00 pm
21
Sep

The Churches Trust: Celebrating Youth Creativity

The event will showcase the creative work (digital, literacy, artwork) generated by young people that participated in T:BUC-themed projects during Covid.  The event will include the launch of the ‘Creative Well Being book’, a key output of the ‘Community of Homes’ project, focused on breaking down barriers and uniting communities.

Organiser: The Churches’ Trust

10:00 am
22
Sep

Showcase of the young people’s contribution to good relations

Digital content showcasing and celebrating the contribution from young people towards Good Relations across the Borough.

Organiser: Antrim & Newtownabbey Borough Council

12:00 pm
22
Sep

Roots: An Afro-Caribbean Hair Conversation & Q&A Panel Event

This panel event will focus on the cultural significance, heritage , sensitivities and social pressures of hair for people from African and Caribbean communities or of African descent. 

Organiser: Libraries NI

7:00 pm
22
Sep

Natural Connections Photographic Exhibition, Finaghy Library – 22nd September

Belfast Exposed is delighted to partner with Translink on a photography competition to capture the 'Natural Connections' which has sustained, surrounded, supported and encouraged people and communities since 23 March 2020, the first day of lockdown.

Organiser: Libraries NI

9:30 am
22
Sep

Natural Connections Photographic Exhibition, Colin Glen Library – 22nd September

Belfast Exposed is delighted to partner with Translink on a photography competition to capture the 'Natural Connections' which has sustained, surrounded, supported and encouraged people and communities since 23 March 2020, the first day of lockdown.

Organiser: Libraries NI

9:30 am
22
Sep

Celebrating Life – Creggan Library

A Literary workshop that will examine the power of reading in our everyday life through an exploration of the literature read, during the Pandemic, by the group in their Library Reading Room.

Organiser: Libraries NI

10:00 am
22
Sep

Celebrating Diversity using storybooks

Early Years Quality Mentor, Aoife Lacey explains the importance of using story books with young children and how these can be used effectively to support diversity in the early years setting.

Organiser: Early Years - the organisation for young children

12:00 pm
22
Sep

Natural Connections Photographic Exhibition, Finaghy Library – 23rd September

This last year will leave a permanent memory on the lives of people around the world. A number of everyday life experiences have become an essential part of our wellbeing. The importance of nature in our lives, from a small flower in a garden to climbing a newly discovered hill, or just sitting on a beach listening to the waves, never before has the connection to nature become more crucial.

Organiser: Libraries NI

9:30 am
23
Sep

Natural Connections Photographic Exhibition, Colin Glen Library – 23rd September

Belfast Exposed is delighted to partner with Translink on a photography competition to capture the 'Natural Connections' which has sustained, surrounded, supported and encouraged people and communities since 23 March 2020, the first day of lockdown.

Organiser: Libraries NI

9:30 am
23
Sep

Little Ones Day Nursery – Voice of the Child

Early years settings with a diverse range of practitioners, children and family backgrounds, were invited and encouraged to consider what 'Brighter Days Ahead' means to them. We have captured their creative interpretation of this through the voice of the child and those who care for them, based on the Good Relations Week theme.

Organiser: Early Years - the organisation for young children

12:00 pm
23
Sep

CELEBRATING LIFE – CREGGAN LIBRARY

A Literary workshop that will examine the power of reading in our everyday life through an exploration of the literature read, during the Pandemic, by the group in their Library Reading Room.

Organiser: Libraries NI

10:00 am
23
Sep

Smashing Times Virtual Exhibition

Emotional Landscapes, is a multi-disciplinary virtual Art Exhibition with visual images, poetry, words, music and discussion. This exhibition is inspired by an artistic response to peace, health and well-being, influences of the pandemic, and themes of health and happiness intersecting with new borders of time and space in a changing landscape.

Organiser: Smashing Times International Centre for the Arts and Equality

10:00 am
24
Sep

Natural Connections Photographic Exhibition, Finaghy Library – 24th September

Belfast Exposed is delighted to partner with Translink on a photography competition to capture the 'Natural Connections' which has sustained, surrounded, supported and encouraged people and communities since 23 March 2020, the first day of lockdown.

Organiser: Libraries NI

9:30 am
24
Sep

Natural Connections Photographic Exhibition, Colin Glen Library – 24th September

Belfast Exposed is delighted to partner with Translink on a photography competition to capture the 'Natural Connections' which has sustained, surrounded, supported and encouraged people and communities since 23 March 2020, the first day of lockdown.

Organiser: Libraries NI

9:30 am
24
Sep

Living Library ‘Ethnic Minorities’ – BHSCT

Living Library: Ethnic Minorities Staff Network have coordinated volunteers to share stories about their home country, language and favorite memories or foods from home .

Organiser: Belfast Health and Social Care Trust

9:00 am
24
Sep

Connecting through COVID

This is the launch of a booklet documenting the experiences of some local residents during the pandemic.

Organiser: North Belfast Interface Network

10:30 am
24
Sep

Atlas Women’s Centre – Poem ‘brighter days ahead’

Early Childhood settings reflect Brighter Days Ahead. Early years settings with a diverse range of practitioners, children and family backgrounds, were invited and encouraged to consider what 'Brighter Days Ahead' means to them. We have captured their creative interpretation of this through the voice of the child and those who care for them, based on the Good Relations Week theme.  

Organiser: Early Years - the organisation for young children

12:00 pm
24
Sep

Video Profile of Local Young Photographer Sarah Little

The Community Relations Council presents a video profile of a young photographer, Sarah Little, and the creation of her creative photography project that aims to highlight climate change as one of the 21 Artists for the 21st Century by the NI Office.

Organiser: Community Relations Council

6:00 pm
25
Sep

Natural Connections Photographic Exhibition, Finaghy Library – 25th September

Belfast Exposed is delighted to partner with Translink on a photography competition to capture the 'Natural Connections' which has sustained, surrounded, supported and encouraged people and communities since 23 March 2020, the first day of lockdown.

Organiser: Libraries NI

9:30 am
25
Sep

Natural Connections Photographic Exhibition, Colin Glen Library – 25th September

Belfast Exposed is delighted to partner with Translink on a photography competition to capture the 'Natural Connections' which has sustained, surrounded, supported and encouraged people and communities since 23 March 2020, the first day of lockdown.

Organiser: Libraries NI

9:30 am
25
Sep

Natural Connections Photographic Exhibition, Finaghy Library – 26th September

Belfast Exposed is delighted to partner with Translink on a photography competition to capture the 'Natural Connections' which has sustained, surrounded, supported and encouraged people and communities since 23 March 2020, the first day of lockdown.

Organiser: Libraries NI

9:30 am
26
Sep

Natural Connections Photographic Exhibition, Colin Glen Library – 26th September

Belfast Exposed is delighted to partner with Translink on a photography competition to capture the 'Natural Connections' which has sustained, surrounded, supported and encouraged people and communities since 23 March 2020, the first day of lockdown.

Organiser: Libraries NI

9:30 am
26
Sep

First Screening of Celebration Event Mandarin Speakers Association

Online event screening a video recorded of the events which young people organised during COVID-19 pandemic including Chinese folk dancing, Chinese New Year celebrations through Zoom, singing and learning Chinese language and art together in classe

Organiser: Mandarin Speakers Association

2:00 pm
26
Sep