Good Relations Week 2020 Events


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Theatre of Witness Workshop

Participants explore the pathway to peace and engage with real life stories and experiences of The Troubles in accessible, moving, and inspiring way.

Organiser: The Playhouse

11:00 am
15
Sep

The Process of Peace-Making through the eyes of an Artist: ‘Ireland’s Totem, Crown of Conciliation – Circle of Hope’

An online workshop focussed on a piece of Driftwood Construction with words, made by a local artist, Mavis Thomson: ‘Ireland’s Totem, Crown of Conciliation – Circle of Hope’ reflects on the reforming of the Stormont power-sharing Assembly.

Organiser: Fermanagh & Omagh District Council

10:00 am
15
Sep

Reflections from Forthspring – Youth Workshop

Forthspring is hosting a series of Good Relations workshops with our young people, focused on reflecting on our journey together, what Good Relations means to us and visions for the future. This is a closed online event. 

Organiser: Forthspring Inter Community Group

7:00 pm
15
Sep

Reflections from Forthspring – Women’s Group Workshop

Forthspring is hosting an online creative writing workshop with our women’s group focused on what Good Relations means to them. This is a closed online event. 

Organiser: Forthspring Inter Community Group

11:00 am
15
Sep

Ordinary People Extraordinary Times: Documenting our Pandemic Experience

The event will showcase Ordinary People Extraordinary Times, which brought people together from different backgrounds during the COVID-19 lockdown to share family stories, memories, photos and heirlooms. Explore the power of online technology and archives to increase a sense of community and belonging.

Organiser: Making the Future

2:00 pm
15
Sep

Cuerpos Gramaticales- LIVING GREEN PICTURES (Workshop 1)

LIVING GREEN PICTURES brings together art and agriculture as a language of life and sustainability through a series of six online workshops in English & Spanish.

Organiser: Beyond Skin

3:00 pm
15
Sep

Consensus Workshop

The 'search for consensus' in Northern Ireland is ongoing. But what does 'consensus' actually mean - and how can you arrive at it? This workshop - run jointly by INNATE and the de Borda Institute - will take people through some of the options available either through group work or voting.

Organiser: INNATE

10:00 am
15
Sep

20/20 Vision for the Common Good

An online workshop to reflect on the roller coaster of '2020' so far and how youth work can support a society where everyone can flourish, using the ‘remembering the past; shaping the future’ resource as a toolkit for creative and meaningful engagement with young people.

Organiser: Youth Link: NI

10:00 am
15
Sep

The choices we made: Bystanding & Conflict in Northern Ireland

Launching an exciting new documentary film & facilitators guide using six true stories about responses to sectarianism, with an opportunity to ‘road-test' the material with the Writer (Sean Pettis) and Director (Paul Hutchinson) of the resource.

Organiser: The Corrymeela Community

7:30 pm
16
Sep

Sport Uniting Communities: Becoming an Inclusive Community Club

Sport Uniting Communities will host an online conference on the theme of ‘Becoming an Inclusive Community Club’. Sport Uniting Communities aims to showcase the work of clubs across all three sports of rugby, soccer and GAA in their efforts to become inclusive. Ulster Rugby player, Jacob Stockdale, will join the online event as a special guest.

Organiser: Sport Uniting Communities

7:30 pm
16
Sep

Reflections from Forthspring – Youth Workshop

Forthspring is hosting a series of Good Relations workshops with our young people, focused on reflecting on our journey together, what Good Relations means to us and visions for the future. This is a closed online event. 

Organiser: Forthspring Inter Community Group

7:00 pm
16
Sep

Power, Domination, Exclusion and Covid-19: Acknowledging a Global Past and Building a Just Future

In this workshop Rev Dr Johnston McMaster will explore imperialism, colonialism and racism that have influenced and determined the inequalities of our world today, further exposed by Covid-19. Participants will explore how as a community, we can be the agencies of change towards a peaceful future.

Organiser: The Junction

11:00 am
16
Sep

Heritage On Your Doorstep Workshops – Recycled Art Creations

Creggan Country Park will host a series of virtual workshops called ‘Shared Heritage On Your Doorstep’ that will allow participants of all ages to gain access to Creggan Country Park from the comfort of their own homes.

Organiser: Creggan Country Park

2:00 pm
16
Sep

Creative Writing – Celebrating Our Past, Embracing Our Future

For Good Relations Week 2020 we will explore the theme ‘Celebrating our past, embracing our future’ through various creative writing exercises via zoom. All you need is pen and paper!

Organiser: Libraries NI

2:00 pm
16
Sep

BCRC CIVIC Voice Programme

The launch of the ‘BCRC CIVIC Voice Programme' online resource tool will serve as an informational, educational, and training tool. It will provide links to public political representatives across the political spectrum and enable the civic voice to lobby more effectively.

Organiser: Building Communities Resource Centre

9:00 am
16
Sep

Reflections from Forthspring – Youth Workshop

Forthspring is hosting a series of Good Relations workshops with our young people, focused on reflecting on our journey together, what Good Relations means to us and visions for the future. This is a closed online event. 

Organiser: Forthspring Inter Community Group

7:00 pm
17
Sep

Heritage On Your Doorstep Workshops – Step back in time: History of Creggan Country Park

One in a series of four virtual workshops, ‘Shared Heritage On Your Doorstep’ will allow participants of all ages to gain access to Creggan Country Park from the comfort of their own homes. The workshops showcase the park's rich history and its role in creating a sense of community belonging.

Organiser: Creggan Country Park

2:00 pm
17
Sep

Growing Ideas

St. Columb's Park House is inviting groups who to a participate in hands on ‘growing ideas’ workshop. St Columb's Park wants to know how best to meet the needs of local groups and what actions it can take to contribute towards peaceful and healthy communities with programmes that are inclusive and accessible for all.

Organiser: St Columb's Park House

11:00 am
17
Sep

extraORDINARYwomen workshop

This workshop explores the often untold stories of women’s experiences and contributions to Northern Irish society. Participants will learn from the Linen Hall Library's rich Political, Literary, Theatre and Performing Arts, LGBTQ+, and Traveller's archives, and add their own stories to the permanent collection.

Organiser: Linen Hall Library

10:00 am
17
Sep

ContactVIRT: Bringing communities closer with virtual reality

Presentation of preliminary results of the ContactVIRT project (phase 1) and demo of how VR can be used for community work.

Organiser: ContactVIRT hosted at Queen’s University Belfast

11:00 am
17
Sep

Co production of Good relations statement for HSC Trusts

Join us for this online event via ZOOM to discuss and agree elements to include in good relations statement to be produced for regional HSC Trusts.

Organiser: Northern Health and Social Care Trust

9:30 am
17
Sep

Reflections from Forthspring – Youth Workshop

Forthspring is hosting a series of Good Relations workshops with our young people, focused on reflecting on our journey together, what Good Relations means to us and visions for the future. This is a closed online event. 

Organiser: Forthspring Inter Community Group

7:00 pm
18
Sep

Heritage On Your Doorstep Workshops – Virtual ‘Bat Walk’

One in a series of four virtual workshops, ‘Shared Heritage On Your Doorstep’ will allow participants of all ages to gain access to Creggan Country Park from the comfort of their own homes. The workshops showcase the park's rich history and its role in creating a sense of community belonging. For more information visit Creggan Country Park on Facebook.

Organiser: Creggan Country Park

2:00 pm
18
Sep

Game Changers in Peace

This online workshop will discuss the role that memory plays in inter-group conflict and consider how we can remember the past in a way that promotes reconciliation and the common good with young people living in Northern Ireland in the context of the New Decade, New Approach agreement and Brexit.

Organiser: Youth Link: NI

10:00 am
18
Sep

Cuerpos Gramaticales- LIVING GREEN PICTURES (Live Workshop)

LIVING GREEN PICTURES brings together art and agriculture as a language of life and sustainability through a series of six online workshops in English & Spanish. The project is a development within the Cuerpos Gramaticales Sowing of Life nurturing peace through connectivity with mind, body, memory and the land.

Organiser: Beyond Skin

3:00 pm
18
Sep

Celebrating Cultural Diversity

The 'Celebrating Cultural Diversity' workshop from Migrant Centre NI's Lead Achieve Aspire (LAVA) Project Leaders explores these topics and more in an hour long Zoom workshop.

Organiser: Migrant Centre NI

6:00 pm
18
Sep

100 Voices

This event entitled ‘100 Voices’ will record the thoughts, hopes, experiences and expectations of the forthcoming anniversary of NI 100 years which will take place in May 2021 .It will be an opportunity for 100 voices representing both young and old, across our diverse society to engage in a project that will create a lasting legacy for generations to come.

Organiser: Building Communities Resource Centre

9:00 am
18
Sep

Heritage On Your Doorstep Workshops – Woodland Sensory Session

One in a series of four virtual workshops, ‘Shared Heritage On Your Doorstep’ will allow participants of all ages to gain access to Creggan Country Park from the comfort of their own homes. The workshops showcase the park's rich history and its role in creating a sense of community belonging.

Organiser: Creggan Country Park

2:00 pm
19
Sep

Cuerpos Gramaticales – LIVING GREEN PICTURES (VIDEO VIEWING)

LIVING GREEN PICTURES brings together art and agriculture as a language of life and sustainability through a series of six online workshops in English & Spanish. Due to the great interest of the origins of the project we have decided to show the original film (Spanish with English translation): Cuerpos Gramaticales - The Sowing of Life 

Organiser: Beyond Skin

3:00 pm
21
Sep