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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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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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Fantastic WOMAD outreach programme at Belfast Music Week!!!

The WOMAD formula has done it again. Their mentoring has paid off, with a very successful event for Belfast Music Week. A shared celebration in World Music Arts & Dance with people from here & far, old & young laughter, moving moments of tears and big smiles of joy. All topped with WOMAD’s unique warm atmosphere it brings to a …

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WOMAD returns to the East for Belfast Music Week

The World Of Music Arts & Dance will have a welcome return to the Skainos Centre East Belfast Friday 14th November, when schools from Lisburn, Banbridge & North Down present their performances and artwork at the WOMAD outreach programme winter showcase. The event runs from 10am – 3pm and is open to everyone of all ages to attend and see …

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Reading and Writing for Peace Project

Charmain Jones, CSI Officer with RCN has been approached by Leon Litvack from Queen’s University Belfast who is interested in running a creative peacebuilding programme in the Mid Tyrone area through Rural Community Network. It is envisaged that this programme could take place at our offices (day or evening time) during the month of December or January 2014. This project …

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