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Promote Libraries NI’s Big Summer Read

Support Literacy and Encourage Reading by Promoting  Libraries NI’s Big Summer Read The Big Summer Read is an annual event held in all 96 libraries and 16 mobile libraries when children and teenagers are invited to challenge themselves to read books throughout July and August. The title of the programme for this year is “Slide into Summer Reading”.  Research has shown …

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DiverseCity Calendar of Events – Belfast

Would you like to learn more about the people, places and communities that make Belfast? Are you interested in visiting different places of worship, understanding why different communities celebrate the events they do? If so, come along to our DiverseCity events to learn more about the culture and traditions of some of the communities living in Belfast. This is a …

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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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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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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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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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