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Little Amal’s NI Tour

ONE LITTLE GIRL. ONE GIANT HOPE. Join us between 16-19 May for free creative celebrations as Little Amal, a 12 foot puppet of a 10 year old Syrian refugee child makes a big journey to Belfast. She has become a global symbol of human rights, especially those of refugees. Since July 2021, Amal has travelled to 160 towns and cities in …

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Creative Cultures in Coleraine Library

An great opportunity to learn about different cultures is coming to Coleraine Library. Creative Cultures project organized by Libraries NI in cooperation with BCRC involves a different facilitator over 4 Wednesdays talking about the language, song, cuisine, history and much more. See poster for more info. No need to register.

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CAP – Our Work, Our Lives, Our Place! – May Day 2024 – 4 May

SAVE THE DATE! – Our Work, Our Lives, Our Place! – May Day 2024 – 4 May Community Arts Partnership In addition to the May Day March and Rally at noon; there will be an inclusive, family fun day for the public, union members and their families. Activities include arts and crafts workshops, a walking tour, live music, storytelling, poetry …

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Webinar: Healthier Ageing through Arts and Creativity – 25th April 2024

The Institute of Public Health (IPH) invites to the online launch of its latest work on Ageing, Arts and Creativity. In 2021, the Institute of Public Health published an evidence review on how arts and creativity can have positive outcomes for older people’s health and wellbeing. A key recommendation was the need for an evaluation toolkit for the arts and …

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Arts Council NI – National Lottery Project Funding

  The Arts Council of Northern Ireland is now inviting applications to its National Lottery Project Funding Programme. The annual programme is designed to assist organisations to deliver arts projects which contribute to the growth of arts in the community for new and existing audiences and which reflect the diversity of Northern Ireland’s society and culture. The Arts Council’s National …

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Chinese Welfare Association – 100 Minority Ethnic Voices Survey

CWA is currently in the process of developing an app with the purpose of making the process of reporting racial hate crimes and hate incidents in Northern Ireland more understandable and accessible. The general idea behind the app is to have it available in multiple languages with key information about resources and support networks. In order to develop this app, …

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Musicians Artists at Risk Resettlement Scheme

  Hopefully all of you have heard about MARRS Musicians Artists at Risk Resettlement Scheme www.marrs.world Now one year in operation is has proven to be a very successful programme and as stated by a researcher “the most successful innovation I’ve come across regarding integration and acceptance of people seeking asylum” This has been backed up by many testimonials and frequent media coverage …

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BBCNI documentary – ‘Black, Northern Irish and Proud’

Exploring what it means to be black in Northern Ireland through first-hand accounts of some of those who live here. They offer frank and honest opinions on topics such as identity, diversity, green and orange politics, racism, black pride and a shared future. To watch please click on the link below: https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/m001cdbx

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