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Remembering The Future – The Decade of Anniversaries

Mid Ulster District Council is organising a series of talks around the Decade of Anniversaries (1912-1923). The series of talks and discussions deal with the historical facts that mark the key shifts in society that happened during this turning point in history and give meaning to the events that happened across the divide, helping to promote a deeper understanding of …

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Celebrate Refugee Welcome in Derry-Londonderry

In May 2016 Derry-Londonderry welcomed 11 Syrian Refugee families from Syria who have since made Derry-Londonderry their home! However, there are refugees who made Derry-Londonderry their home in the recent years.  To celebrate and show our appreciation to everyone who played a key role to welcome and support refugees and to celebrate Derry-Londonderry as a multicultural place,  North West Migrants …

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Statutory Guidance For The Operation Of Community Planning

Please see attached link to the Guidance for the Operation of Community Planning. The guidance is designed to assist local government and community planning partners in the implementation of their new duty of Community Planning effective from on 1 April 2015. The guidance  is available online at the DOE website – http://www.doeni.gov.uk/council-guidance-lg2815-community-planning-oct-2015.pdf This guidance is available in alternative formats. Please contact …

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The Power of the Arts – Bringing out the best in People

What can a £2,462.50 investment in the right hands achieve? Through the PICAS (Programme For InterCultural Arts Support) Project Beyond Skin received funding in November 2014. Here is what Beyond Skin did with our investment… Download pdf: Beyond Skin PICAS Narrative Report www.beyondskin.net/PICAS-Narrative-Report-2015.pdf   “Just a quick email to say how great Saturday was to see teenagers and youngsters from …

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Happy Chinese New Year – (Year of the Sheep 2015)

CRAIC NI can provide you with training or workshops on Chinese culture. Nearly the year of the Sheep! Chinese New Year is just around the corner. Book your Chinese Cultural Awareness Workshop today! The history of the Chinese community in Northern Ireland spans over 40 years and they are into their 4th and 5th generation. Northern Ireland is fast improving …

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Get Outdoors Weekend Transport Scheme

Outdoor Recreation NI has a fantastic opportunity for Community groups and organisations to apply to the Get Outdoors Weekend Transport Scheme! Get Outdoors weekend is a FREE weekend of outdoor recreation activities that kicks off Saturday 20th September 2014 – Sunday 21st September 2014 across the whole of Northern Ireland. Sessions include walking, climbing, canoeing and much more! To see …

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OFMDFM – Consultation Zone

Please see below a link were you will find the latest OFMDFM consultations published to seek your views and opinions.   http://www.ofmdfmni.gov.uk/index/about-ofmdfm/ofmdfm-consultation-zone.htm

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ArtsEkta Director brings home prestigious UK Arts Award

Nisha Tandon, founder and Executive Director of ArtsEkta, Northern Ireland’s leading organisation for the promotion of ethnic arts, culture and heritage has won the prestigious UK Asian Women of Achievement Award for Arts & Culture at a glamorous awards ceremony in London’s Hilton Mayfair. The awards which were launched 15 years ago celebrate and honour the huge contribution Asian women …

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Treasures of the Middle Ages Exhibition

The objects in this exhibition are the most valuable items from the collections of the State Archaeological Museum in Warsaw. The artefacts display a variety of styles and types of jewellery in use in the early Middle Ages. The exhibition includes simple items of jewellery made from bronze, and also highly sophisticated objects made of silver and gold worn as …

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