Good Relations Week 2021 Events


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ROE presents ‘It Gets Better’

Talented singer-songwriter ROE – a Good Relations Week Ambassador – has penned a special song to help young people celebrate “Better Days Ahead” for Good Relations Week 2021.

Organiser: Community Relations Council

6:00 pm
20
Sep

Launch of Crosslinks Project

Youth Initiatives launches a new Crosslinks Youth Arts Program. Crosslinks brings together young people from Catholic, Protestant and BAME communities in Belfast to develop friendships and explore GR issues through the arts in music, drama, dance and art workshops.

Organiser: Youth Initiatives

7:00 pm
20
Sep

The Community Relations Council presents “Brighter Days” music video by Beyond Skin

The Community Relations Council presents the release of the musical track "Brighter Days" curated by Beyond Skin and written and performed by one of Northern Ireland's finest musicians, Rwanda Shaw and Jessica Hammond from Black Studios Dundonald.

Organiser: Community Relations Council

6:00 pm
21
Sep

Film Premiere of ‘Integrate Education through the eyes of young people’

The film "Integrated Education … through the eyes of young people" will be premiered at the QFT followed by a panel discussion on the nature of integrated education. The film and discussion will explore the nature of good relations through an integrated schooling system.

Organiser: The Integrated Education Fund

10:30 am
21
Sep

Bright Sparks School Performance

Rural Housing Association will work with Sion Mills Primary School and St Eugene's Primary School, Victoria Bridge to deliver a musical/ dance performance within our Housing for All shared neighbourhood in Sion Mills.  The event will bring together local school children from a variety of backgrounds, to unite in a performance celebrating children's role in bringing their communities together.

Organiser: Rural Housing Association

11:30 am
21
Sep

Black Box Projects Showcase

Libraries NI has partnered with the Black Box to host live visual and musical performances by young people with learning disabilities, providing the performers with an opportunity to showcase their talents in front of a live audience after lockdown.

Organiser: Libraries NI

2:00 pm
21
Sep

The Female Eye: Film Launch

The premiere of a series of short films created by women in the northwest during a smartphone filmmaking programme delivered by PRONI as part of the Making the Future project.

Organiser: Public Record Office of Northern Ireland

7:00 pm
22
Sep

Keady Yarnspinners with Masako Carey

Libraries NI welcomes Tokyo born Masako Carey for a storytelling session of her repertoire of traditional Japanese tales, some comical, some serious, that has now expanded to include tales from around the world.

Organiser: Libraries NI

3:00 pm
22
Sep

CONOR

Partisan Production presents a promo video for CONOR (not his real name), a short animated film that highlights the devastating impact of “paramilitary-style attacks” on victims, their families and wider society.

Organiser: Partisan Productions

12:00 pm
22
Sep

‘Deaf Voices’ Performance

The Foyle Deaf Association choir will perform a selection of their repertoire using the mediums of Irish Sign Language and British Sign Language. ‘Deaf Voices’ will showcase the talent of its Deaf performers and help celebrate cultural diversity and inclusiveness across all sectors.

Organiser: Foyle Deaf Association

11:30 am
22
Sep

Wave Goodbye to Dinosaurs Film Screening

NI Rural Women's Network partnered with Rural Community Network will be screening - 'Wave Goodbye to Dinosaurs'.

Organiser: Rural Community Network

7:00 pm
23
Sep

Samara’s Shop by Patricia Byrne – Thursday 23rd September

Written and directed by Patricia Byrne, through development workshops, Samara’s Shop explores the fascinating links between Irish and Arabic culture.

Organiser: Sole Purpose Productions

8:00 pm
23
Sep

Lisnaskea Yarnspinners with Nandi Jola

Libraries NI presents storyteller and playwright, Nandi Jola, to share a range of folk tales from the African continent.

Organiser: Libraries NI

3:00 pm
23
Sep

Showcase video: NACN – Creative Diversionary Youth 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 Creative Diversionary Youth Programme delivered by Newtownabbey Arts and Culture Network (NACN).

Organiser: Antrim & Newtownabbey Borough Council

12:00 pm
24
Sep

Samara’s Shop by Patricia Byrne – Friday 24th September

Written and directed by Patricia Byrne, through development workshops, Samara’s Shop explores the fascinating links between Irish and Arabic culture.

Organiser: Sole Purpose Productions

8:00 pm
24
Sep

Come On, On, In

Music, poems, renewing of old friendships and the development of new ones. Come On, On, In is just that. Why not join us for supper, song and Brighter Days Ahead.

Organiser: Community Relations Forum

7:30 pm
24
Sep

Samara’s Shop by Patricia Byrne – Saturday 25th September

Written and directed by Patricia Byrne, through development workshops, Samara’s Shop explores the fascinating links between Irish and Arabic culture.

Organiser: Sole Purpose Productions

8:00 pm
25
Sep

Free outdoor concert by DUOZOUK

FREE outdoor concert by DUOZOUK, AKA bouzouki players Nikos Petsakos (Greece) and Martin Coyle (Ireland) will play a free outdoor concert at Roe Valley Arts and Cultural Centre. 

Organiser: Causeway Coast & Glens Borough Council

12:00 pm
25
Sep

Border Sounds VR Film Launch

This event will showcase 'Border Sounds, an immersive new film experience based on the real-life locations and experiences of people who live on or near the border 100 years on from the anniversary of its creation.

Organiser: Public Record Office of Northern Ireland

2:30 pm
25
Sep