Good Relations Week 2020 Events


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Youthscape Celebrating Diversity

Youthscape is a partnership programme delivered by TIDES, South West College and Donegal Youth Service. It will show a series of culturally diverse interviews followed by facilitated discussions for young people aged 16-24. The first in the series is an interview with Syrian participants on their experience of moving to NI.

Organiser: TIDES Training

1:00 pm
14
Sep

Teachers Conference for Shared Education

A video from the first Teachers' Shared Education conference organised by Causeway Coast & Glens Borough Council Good Relations team in March 2019

Organiser: Causeway Coast & Glens Borough Council

10:00 am
14
Sep

Storytime with Libraries NI – A Home Full of Friends

Enjoy a story every day. This week the stories will have a good relations theme such as diversity, fitting in, acceptance and peace, helping to build empathy with the younger generation.

Organiser: Libraries NI

2:30 pm
14
Sep

School of Sanctuary Celebration 2020

An event to celebrate schools from Urban Village areas achieving School of Sanctuary status making them a safe and welcoming place for all.

Organiser: Urban Villages Initiative

10:00 am
14
Sep

Real Eyes | Realise | Real Lies : A Photographic Exhibition

In March 2019, Larne Museum & Arts Centre hosted a photographic exhibition by Millbrook Youth Group entitled ‘Real Eyes | Realise | Real Lies’. Supported by the Education Authority, a group of young men aged 17-19 from Millbrook, Larne, completed an OCN in Good Relations and Cultural Diversity.

Organiser: Mid & East Antrim Borough Council

9:00 am
14
Sep

Reading Rooms – ‘Butternuts and Beehives’ by Alys Jackson

Kids: prepare to have a laugh and make new friendships by reading great stories together from around the world. 

Organiser: The Verbal Arts Centre

11:00 am
14
Sep

Millbrook Youth Group: A Photographic Exhibition

In March 2016, Larne Museum & Arts Centre hosted a photographic exhibition by Millbrook Youth Group. Supported by the Education Authority, young people from Millbrook, Larne, completed a Good Relations course in August 2014.

Organiser: Mid & East Antrim Borough Council

9:00 am
14
Sep

Makaton: Rhyme and Craft – Twinkle Twinkle

Learn a makaton rhyme and get creative with a craft activity. Makaton helps in communication using signs and symbols along with speech. This session is a fun activity for parents and children to learn how to sign a well-known rhyme and develop their creative side with a craft activity.

Organiser: Libraries NI

11:00 am
14
Sep

Celebrating Good Relations in MEA: P7 Schools Engagement Programme

As part of our P7 Schools Engagement Programme, we developed a short video explaining the Good Relations programme and what it is trying to achieve for the Borough. This short film will be included in the virtual package which is being developed for 2020/21.

Organiser: Mid & East Antrim Borough Council

9:00 am
14
Sep

Around the World in 5 Nights

Clanmil Housing presents a series of international Bedtime Stories every night at 7pm throughout Good Relations Week by storyteller Liz Weir and guests, read in English and the author's native language.

Organiser: Clanmil Housing Association

7:00 pm
14
Sep

‘Imagined Futures’

Waterside Neighbourhood Partnership will organise 3 workshops for young people aged 13 + to work with poets to discuss their ideas and hope for the future of Derry, the changes they want to see and how to increase the use of shared spaces within the City.

Organiser: Waterside Neighbourhood Partnership

4:00 pm
14
Sep

Youthscape Celebrating Diversity

Youthscape is a partnership programme delivered by TIDES, South West College and Donegal Youth Service. It will show a series of culturally diverse interviews followed by facilitated discussions for young people aged 16-24. The third in this series features and interview with young Traveller on their experiences and future hopes for the traveller community.

Organiser: TIDES Training

1:00 pm
15
Sep

Storytime with Libraries NI – Llama Llama Shopping Drama

Enjoy a story every day. This week the stories will have a good relations theme such as diversity, fitting in, acceptance and peace, helping to build empathy with the younger generation.

Organiser: Libraries NI

2:30 pm
15
Sep

Storytelling with Nandi Jola – Khethiwe, Queen of Imbira

The second of Libraries NI’s evening storytelling sessions is with Nandi Jola, a poet, storyteller and playwright. She was born in South Africa and grew up under the apartheid regime and now resides in Northern Ireland.

Organiser: Libraries NI

8:00 pm
15
Sep

Reading Rooms – ‘Finding George’ by Alys Jackson

Kids: prepare to have a laugh and make new friendships by reading great stories together from around the world.

Organiser: The Verbal Arts Centre

11:00 am
15
Sep

Celebrating Springboard’s Journey

Springboard Opportunities presents a compilation video that looks back on the organisation’s work in 2020 that has created opportunities for young people to come together to build peace and promote mutual understanding for a better future.

Organiser: Springboard Opportunities Limited

2:00 pm
15
Sep

Around the World in 5 Nights

Clanmil Housing presents a series of international Bedtime Stories every night at 7pm throughout Good Relations Week by storyteller Liz Weir and guests, read in English and the author's native language.

Organiser: Clanmil Housing Association

7:00 pm
15
Sep

‘Imagined Futures’

Waterside Neighbourhood Partnership will organise 3 workshops for young people aged 13 + to work with poets to discuss their ideas and hope for the future of Derry, the changes they want to see and how to increase the use of shared spaces within the City. This will culminate in a series of short powerful messages that will be sketched onto badges to be distributed throughout the City on Culture Night.

Organiser: Waterside Neighbourhood Partnership

4:00 pm
15
Sep

Youthscape Celebrating Diversity

Youthscape is a partnership programme delivered by TIDES, South West College and Donegal Youth Service. It will show a series of culturally diverse interviews followed by facilitated discussions for young people aged 16-24. The second in this series features an interview with a participant living with a disability and looks at living through COVID and their future journey of navigating life.

Organiser: TIDES Training

1:00 pm
16
Sep

Storytime with Libraries NI – Once Upon a Bedtime

Enjoy a story every day. This week the stories will have a good relations theme such as diversity, fitting in, acceptance and peace, helping to build empathy with the younger generation.

Organiser: Libraries NI

2:30 pm
16
Sep

Reading Rooms – ‘A Week in the Life of an Eco’ by Warrior by Kristin Martin 

Kids: prepare to have a laugh and make new friendships by reading great stories together from around the world.

Organiser: The Verbal Arts Centre

11:00 am
16
Sep

Makaton: Rhyme and Craft – Rock-a-bye-baby

Learn a makaton rhyme and get creative with a craft activity. Makaton helps in communication using signs and symbols along with speech. This session is a fun activity for parents and children to learn how to sign a well-known rhyme and develop their creative side with a craft activity.

Organiser: Libraries NI

11:00 am
16
Sep

Around the World in 5 Nights

Clanmil Housing presents a series of international Bedtime Stories every night at 7pm throughout Good Relations Week by storyteller Liz Weir and guests, read in English and the author's native language.

Organiser: Clanmil Housing Association

7:00 pm
16
Sep

‘Imagined Futures’

Waterside Neighbourhood Partnership will organise 3 workshops for young people aged 13 + to work with poets to discuss their ideas and hope for the future of Derry, the changes they want to see and how to increase the use of shared spaces within the City. This will culminate in a series of short powerful messages that will be sketched onto badges to be distributed throughout the City on Culture Night.

Organiser: Waterside Neighbourhood Partnership

4:00 pm
16
Sep

Youthscape Celebrating Diversity

Youthscape is a partnership programme delivered by TIDES, South West College and Donegal Youth Service. It will show a series of culturally diverse interviews followed by facilitated discussions for young people aged 16-24. The first in the series is an interview with Syrian participants on their experience of moving to NI.

Organiser: TIDES Training

1:00 pm
17
Sep

Storytime with Libraries NI – Can I Join Your Club?

Enjoy a story every day. This week the stories will have a good relations theme such as diversity, fitting in, acceptance and peace, helping to build empathy with the younger generation.

Organiser: Libraries NI

2:30 pm
17
Sep

Reading Rooms – Finding George’ by Alys Jackson 

Kids: prepare to have a laugh and make new friendships by reading great stories together from around the world.

Organiser: The Verbal Arts Centre

11:00 am
17
Sep

Partition – An Animated Journey

The content will showcase a range of ‘Creative Centenaries’ resources developed as part of “Making the Future”, including a new 2.5D animation.

Organiser: Making the Future

11:00 am
17
Sep

Makaton: Rhythm and Rhyme

Makaton helps in communication using signs and symbols along with speech. This session is a fun activity for parents and children to learn how to sign a well-known rhyme and develop their creative side with a craft activity.

Organiser: Libraries NI

11:00 am
17
Sep

Inorganic Matter Live Performance

Bogside and Brandywell Health Forum will present a live performance by the talented young community musicians who make up the Health Champions band, Inorganic Matter.

Organiser: Bogside & Brandywell Health Forum

7:00 pm
17
Sep

Around the World in 5 Nights

Clanmil Housing presents a series of international Bedtime Stories every night at 7pm throughout Good Relations Week by storyteller Liz Weir and guests, read in English and the author's native language.

Organiser: Clanmil Housing Association

7:00 pm
17
Sep

Tellyscope

An outdoor screening of 'Tellyscope' - a youth arts performance showcasing the work of participants of Crosslinks, a cross community good relations project. Tellyscope highlights the events of the 2019 through the eyes of out young people allowing them to voice what matters to them and what is impacting them.

Organiser: Youth Initiatives

7:30 pm
18
Sep

Storytime with Libraries NI – The Way Home For Wolf

Enjoy a story every day. This week the stories will have a good relations theme such as diversity, fitting in, acceptance and peace, helping to build empathy with the younger generation.

Organiser: Libraries NI

2:30 pm
18
Sep

Reading Rooms – ‘Butternuts and Beehives’ by Alys Jackson 

Kids: prepare to have a laugh and make new friendships by reading great stories together from around the world. For ages 8-12

Organiser: The Verbal Arts Centre

11:00 am
18
Sep

Buddy Up! Online: Celebrating Diversity

Buddy Up! Online is a digital adaptation of CRIS's 4-week school contact programme ‘Celebrating Diversity.’ The 20-minute videos are designed to help children explore the core themes of ‘Identity,’ ‘Feelings,’ ‘Empathy’, and ‘Diversity.’ Using a mixture of songs, stories, and even puppets,

Organiser: Community Relations in Schools (CRIS)

10:00 am
18
Sep

Around the World in 5 Nights

Clanmil Housing presents a series of international Bedtime Stories every night at 7pm throughout Good Relations Week by storyteller Liz Weir and guests, read in English and the author's native language.

Organiser: Clanmil Housing Association

7:00 pm
18
Sep

Our Lives, Our Journey, Our Culture – Video Compilation

Multi-Ethnic Sports and Cultures NI (MSCNI) presents a video compilation of how the organisation brings young people of various community backgrounds together and uses sports as a medium to help unite irrespective of their race, colour, sex or origin.

Organiser: Multi-Ethnic Sports and Cultures NI (MSCNI)

2:00 pm
19
Sep

Storytime with Libraries NI – Friendly Day

Enjoy a story every day. This week the stories will have a good relations theme such as diversity, fitting in, acceptance and peace, helping to build empathy with the younger generation.

Organiser: Libraries NI

2:30 pm
21
Sep