CRC Week listings – CultureHUB Selection

CRC Week listings – CultureHUB Selection

One Place – Many People,

CRC Policy and Practice Conference Stormont Hotel 587 Upper Newtownards Rd, Belfast 28 September • 9.30 – 3pm

The conference brings together politicians, practitioners and public bodies working to create the conditions for long-lasting peace.

Community Relations Forum: Who am I?

The Barron Hall, 230 Antrim Road Glengormley 28 September • 7pm – 9pm

A PSNI Officer, a local athlete and a politician will talk about why they went into their chosen field of work and some of the trials and the highs they have experienced, followed by a Q&A session.

Community Relations Forum

Music Night The Barron Hall, 230 Antrim Road Glengormley 02 October • 7.30pm – 10pm

Songs and music from our past, and from countries people emigrated to or from, with a sharing supper.

Ards and North Down Borough Council in conjunction with Beyond Skin and CDPB Music unite – The unexpected Journey

Taking place across Northern Ireland 08 September – 04 October Encouraging musicians from different cultural backgrounds to work together and develop positive outcomes. /

Ballymoney Community Resource Centre Showing Your True Colours

Units 22-23 Acorn Business Centre, 2 Riada 2 01 October • 9.30am – 2pm

Challenge prejudice and hate, understand shared symbols and celebrate identity without causing offence.

Lisburn & Castlereagh City Council Sharing the City – Looking through shared lens

Lagan Valley Island, Lisburn 28 September • 7.00pm The event will be an opportunity for participants to meet, share and record their own experience of living in a new council area and discuss their aspirations for the future.

Inclusion and Diversity Service ‘Ways of Seeing II’ Exploring diverse faiths and cultures

Holy Trinity College, Cookstown 30 September • 10am–12pm

This workshop will encourage respect for cultural diversity in the classroom. It will provide teachers and pupils with resources and frameworks to help explore diverse faiths and cultures.

Armagh, Banbridge & Craigavon Borough Council Banbridge Good Relations Forum “Protestants & The Irish Language”

Bridge Integrated Primary School, Ballygowan Rd Banbridge 30 September • 7pm -9pm

Linda Irvine will deliver a talk on the strong heritage of the Irish Language within the Protestant Community followed by a panel discussion. Contributors will be made up of Irish speaking members of the Protestant Community. /

Armagh, Banbridge & Craigavon Borough REACT – Galvanising the Peace Workshop

2 Mallview Terrace, Armagh 28 September • 7.30pm – 9.30pm

A workshop where participants will discuss what needs to be done to move the peace process forward; what opportunities exist and what actions are needed. /

Belfast City Council Living Library

Belfast City Hall, Belfast 24 September • 10.00am

The Living Library is an innovative method designed to promote dialogue and encourage understanding. Rather than borrow a book you borrow a person which allows people from diverse backgrounds to come together in conversation.

Women’s Information Northern Ireland & Community Dialogue Launch of the Women and Sectarianism Report

NICVA 61 Duncairn Gardens, Belfast 30 September • 11am–12pm

Event to launch a research report carried out by WINI and Community Dialogue about Women’s experience of sectarianism in Northern Ireland. /

The Educational Shakespeare Company Voices of the New Belfast Film Screening Long Gallery,

Stormont Buildings 28 September • 5.45pm–8.15pm

Film screening of the documentary film, Voices of the New Belfast, with panel discussion at the Long Gallery, Stormont. Sponsored by MLA Chris Lyttle, this event will bring together politicians, local dignitaries and participants from other ethnic minority backgrounds. film-screening-at-stormont

Belfast Health & Social Care Trust Traveller Women’s Choir

Belfast City Hospital Foyer 29 September • 12.30pm

Traveller Women’s Choir at Belfast City Hospital. The Choir is made up of Traveller women from a range of different ages. They are the first Traveller women’s choir in Northern Ireland.

Public Achievement Everyone has a Chance to be Different

Common Grounds Café, University Avenue, Belfast 02 October • 5.00pm – 7.00pm

A group of young people from the Somali community will showcase their short film about cultural diversity in schools and invite people for a discussion as well as a celebration with traditional music and food. /

Uganda Association NI The Omuntu Philosophy of Unity

St Mary’s University College, Belfast 03 October • 3.00pm – 8.00pm

This event will include scholarly speeches along with food, dancing and music from many different cultures and traditions across Belfast.

Fobairt Feirste With Glór Na Móna and Lower Shankill Community Outreach Programme Scéal Dhá Reilig 

A Tale of Two Cemeteries Shankill Graveyard and Belfast City Cemetery, Belfast 29 September • 3.30pm – 5.30pm

A guided tour with historical and cultural contextualisation of Shankill Cemetery and Belfast City Cemetery with a specific focus on Gaelic heritage. /

Castlederg Youth Forum Multi-Cultural Night

24a Main St Castlederg 28 September – 04 October

Design and paint a welcome sign in all languages spoken by residents of Castlederg and launch it at the end of the week. The sign will then be displayed at the front of the building to help create a shared space where everyone is welcome.

Du Dance (NI) & Dungannon Youth Resource Centre Youth Focus Dungannon

Dungannon Youth Resource Centre 30 September • 6pm–9pm

This event will bring together young people from many diverse cultures, creating the space for them to work together, question what separates them and celebrate diversity by performing together for the wider community. /

Mitchell House School Shared Sports

Mitchell House School, Holywood Road, Belfast 30 September • 6pm–9pm

Two schools within the community will work together with a local cross community group based in a shared space. The focus will be on able bodied pupils working alongside disabled students and the event will encourage those from varying cultural and religious backgrounds to get to know each other.

Education Authority Belfast Region, Youth Services My Shoes Might Fit

Education Authority, 40 Academy Street, Belfast 30 September • 6.30pm–8.00pm

A photography exhibition about the lives of Roma young people living in Belfast from a young person’s perspective. /

NICRAS Cookery Workshops

Shaftesbury Community and Recreation Centre, Belfast 01 October • 12.00midday–5pm

Cookery workshops provided by women from refugee and host communities followed by roundtable discussions on topics chosen by participants on the day. /

Holywell – Diverse City Community Partnership Towards Understanding and Healing – Testimony Event

10-12 Bishop Street, Derry 30 September • 12.30pm – 2pm

Personal testimonies of individuals who have been impacted by the conflict and how they have dealt with this. /

REPLAY Theatre Company Expecting Something

Baskin Room, Skainos Centre, Belfast 01 October • 11am

Exhibition and celebration showcasing the work of participants in Replay’s Expecting Something project working with expectant parents. It invites women from BME communities accessed through the red cross, to share participation in arts workshops focussing on their pregnancy, their changing identity and how to connect with their babies once they are born. /

National Museums Northern Ireland Things Left Unsaid

Ulster Museum, Belfast 01 October • 7.30pm–8.30pm

This will be a talk about ‘Things Left Unsaid’ an exhibition of photographs by Paul Seawright at the Ulster Museum. The talk will examine the exhibition’s themes of contemporary conflict and journalism and is part of NMNI’s ongoing commitment to exploring issues around global conflict.

Community Relations Council David Stevens Memorial Lecture and Community Relations Award Presentation

The Long Gallery, Stormont, Belfast 01 October • 2pm–4pm

Rev. Harold Good presenting lecture on Reconciliation theme followed by the presentation of the annual CRC award for Exceptional Achievement. The event will raise and discuss issues of reconciliation in post conflict Northern Ireland and recognise good practice. /

All Nations Ministries Youth Music Presentation

Church of Ireland Chaplaincy, 22 Elmwood Avenue, Belfast 29 September • 9.30am–3.30pm

An event hosting drum circle workshops and story-telling which will celebrate diversity of cultures existing in Belfast it will help bring people of various backgrounds together and work towards a shared future.

St Anne’s Cathedral Choir Project ‘A Musical Celebration of Diversity with the Children of North Belfast’

St Anne’s Cathedral, Belfast 02 October • 2.30pm–4.30pm

Taking place on the anniversary of the birth of Mahatma Gandhi; UN International Day of Non-Violence, this is a schools’ project which seeks to provide an alternative creative outlet for children attending three schools in North Belfast, (Sacred Heart, Edenbrooke and Cliftonville Integrated Primary School) an area characterised by sectarian antipathies, deprivation, social dysfunction and sectarian violence. /

Kabalikat In North West & Derry and Strabane District Council Philippines ‘Pearl of the Orient’

Holywell Diversity Building, Derry / Londonderry 26 SeptembeR • 10am–1pm

A family event showcasing the traditions of our local Filipino Community including a slideshow about the Philippines, amazing cultural performances, exhibitions and delicious Filipino food. /



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