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The West Belfast Pop Up Shop/Siopa Sealadach

Date: Monday – Saturday

Opening Times: 10-5 pm

Venue: 208 Falls Road Gaeltacht Quarter

The West Belfast Pop up Shop/Siopa Sealadach showcases West Belfast artistic talent in the historic Gaeltacht Quarter. The shop will house a variety of artists and craftspeople based in West Belfast with wide range of items on sale such as jewellery, prints, paintings, sculpture and more.  It currently hosts the internationally acclaimed artist Rita Duffy. Where household items are transformed through the processes of art into a selection of groceries and gifts that have multi layered and darkly humorous undertones. The ‘produce’ in the West Belfast Pop-Up Shop is an exploration of our shared lived experience.

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ANÚNA – Concert Clonard Monastery

Date: Friday 26 September, Dé hAoine 26 Meán Fómhair 2014

Time: 8pm

Venue: Clonard Monastery 

Anúna has created a unique sonic ambience receiving accolades for the originality of their performances, recordings and the natural, unmannered quality of the singers’ vocal production. Anúna’s concerts feature a compelling combination of candle-lit movement, costume & atmospheric music. All of their material is written or arranged for the group & includes reconstructions of early & medieval music from Ireland and beyond. Anúna sing unaccompanied, with between 12 & 14 singers in any performance. Tickets £15 / £12 available from anuna.ie or at the door.

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Tunes of Note Concert & Book Launch – Patrick Davey

Date: Sunday 28 September, Dé Domhnach 28 Meán Fómhair 2014

Time: 4pm

Venue: Cultúrlann McAdam Ó Fiaich, 

Local traditional musician and teacher Patrick Davey has been composing music for over 30 years and has recently completed the transcription of over 200 of his compositions, entitled ‘Tunes of Note’. Volumes 1 & 2 of the collection will be launched at a special afternoon concert and will feature performances by Patrick and a host of local traditional musicians, all performing music from the collection.  Tickets on the door: £5 (adult), £3 (child). Family ticket £15. 

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Gréasán Gnó Bhéal Feirste – Belfast Business Network

Date: Friday 26 September, Dé hAoine 26 Meán Fómhair 2014

Time: 8am

Venue: Belfast City Hall

Gréasán Gnó Bhéal Feirste or ‘The Belfast Business Network’ will be launched at a hosted breakfast in Belfast City Hall. This event marks the beginning of a series of networking breakfasts for Irish Language entrepreneurs and community groups to meet, discuss ideas and foster cooperation. Gréasán Gnó Bhéal Feirste is a joint project lead by CeangalG, Cultúrlann McAdam Ó Fiaich & Glór na nGael. Contact: Concubhar Ó Liatháin Bainisteoir Margaíochta CeangalG 07718477081 concubhar@ceangalg.net  www.ceangalg.net

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Coláiste Feirste Exhibition

Date:  Until Tuesday 30 September, Dé Máirt 30 Meán Fómhair 2014

Time: Luan – Aoine: 9rn – 5in  Satharn & Domhnach: 11rn – 4in Monday – Friday: 9am – 5pm Saturday & Sunday: 11am – 4pm

Venue: An Chultúrlann, Falls Road

The Ballaí Bána Gallery will host an exhibition of art by pupils of Coláiste Feirste to mark their achievements in the 2013/14 academic year. Over the past number of years, the college’s students have achieved incredibly high standards in their art work, with many of the students attaining A* status at exam level. Coláiste Feirste won the ‘Overall Public Art Prize’ as awarded by The West Belfast Partnership in 2012. 

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Crossing The Water: Aisling Gheal by Jeffrey Morgan

Date: until 31 October, go dtí 31 Deireadh Fómhair.

Time: Luan – Aoine: 9rn – 5in  Satharn & Domhnach: 11rn – 4in Monday – Friday: 9am – 5pm Saturday & Sunday: 11am – 4pm

Venue: An Chultúrlann, Falls Road

This exhibition features a series of paintings by Jeffrey Morgan of his wife, the writer Patricia Craig, covering a period of more than forty years. She is from Belfast and he is from South Wales; they met at art school in London during the 1960s. The first portrait, dating from the late ‘sixties, was painted in West Hampstead, just around the corner from where Gerard Dillon was living in Abbey Road. Many more were done whilst living in  blackheath, South London, and the most recent done in their ancient house in Antrim, after they had moved back here. The exhibition also includes a display case containing some of Patricia Craig’s books and various ephemera.

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Céilí na Miosa

Date: Sunday 14th September, Dé Domhnach 14 Meán Fómhair 2014

Time: 8pm

Venue: An Chultúrlann, Falls Road

Cost: £6 admission, supper included, Cost: £6 suipéar san áireamh

Cultúrlann are delighted to present another season of Céilithe at Cultúrlann McAdam Ó Fiaich. Their céilí is suitable for dancers at all levels of experience. Máire, our céilí caller, is always on hand to guide beginners through the steps. Our music is always live and supper is served at the interval! Don’t forget the free session music every Saturday in the Bia Café in the Cultúrlann.

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Market @ the Mill Conway Street

Date: Every Saturday

Time: 10am – 3pm

Venue: The Mill at Conway Street

Every Saturday in the mill courtyard from 10-3. With all fresh local produce includes fruit & veg, meat, fish, bread, cupcakes and confectionery, as well as vintage collectables and arts & crafts items, all made in Belfast. Plenty of free parking and onsite licensed restaurant, what more could you want for a day out?

The  Mill Conway Street won the award for “Best Use of Heritage in Regeneration” at the prestigious Regeneration and Renewal Awards. The project repaired and restored the former flax spinning mill into a centre for social enterprise and community-led regeneration of the area.

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Escap3d – The ultimate real-life room escape game in Belfast

Date: Every Day

Time: Mon -Wed & Sat :09:40 – 19:00 Thu:16:15 – 20:30 Fri & Sun:12:20 – 19:00

Venue: The Cutts, Dunmurry, Belfast BT17 9HU  Escap3d.com  Phone: 07549 493504

You are in a room. The door is locked. The time is running out. You have to get out of there. You know that the room can help you; it has everything you need to figure out the code. And it’s not a computer game. It’s real. But how? Where to start? Your team has 1 hour to escape the room. Can you do it? The first real-life room escape game in Belfast. 

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Irish Classes – **All levels covered**

Date:  Tuesdays and Wednesdays

Time: Tue -7.00pm – 8.30pm. Wed – 6.00 – 7.30

Venue: Tues – Gaelscoil na móna, Weds -Bunscoil an tSléibhe Dhuibh

Continuing from January, New learners Welcome

We would like to invite you to come along and learn Irish in a fun friendly atmosphere. all our tutors are experienced and will provide  you with knowledge and skills to learn are unique warm language. for further details contact Glór Na Móna on (028) 90 234442, Email: oifig@glornamona.com, Website: www.glornamona.com

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