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Cemetery Tours

Cemetary Tours

Date: Sat 16th, 23rd, 30th August

Time: 11am, 2pm

Venue: Milltown Cemetary 11am, City Cemetary 2pm, Cost: £8 Each

Milltown: History of the Belfast nationalist and republican community over 130 years as told through family graves and inscriptions. The story of the dispossessed is reflected in its large sections of poor ground. The story of rebellion is to be found in its range of republican plots.

City Cemetary: Tom Hartley tells the story of the city’s troubled history, its poor, its rich, its entrepreneurs and empire builders. One of the enduring qualities of the tour is its capacity to remind us today, that the political and cultural identity of late 19th century Belfast was complex and layered. In every sense the tour upends old stereotypes and provides a fresh approach to the history of Belfast.

 

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Crossing The Water: Aisling Gheal by Jeffrey Morgan

Date: Thursday 18th September, Déardaoin 18 Meán Fómhair 2014

Time: 7pm

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 in 1999. So the paintings, a fragment of a much larger body of work, constitute a kind of journey, as well as being a record of a particular time and place. The exhibition also includes a display case containing some of Patricia Craig’s books and various ephemera.

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Coláiste Feirste Exhibition Launch

Date: Friday 5th September, Dé hAoine 5 Meán Fómhair 2014

Time: 7pm

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.

Wine and refreshments provided. On display in the Ballaí Bána Gallery until 30 September

Sacred Landscapes

Sacred Landscapes Exhibition & Lecture

Date: Saturday 2nd – 30th August

Time: Lecture 2pm Sat 30th Aug; Monday – Friday 9am-5pm, Saturday – Sunday 11am – 4pm

Venue:  Ballaí Bána Gallery, An Chultúrlann, Falls Road

The Sacred Landscapes exhibition shows the wealth of ancient rock art to be found in Ireland. It investigates the origins of these beautiful symbols, their meanings and the people who created them. The exhibition boasts a wonderful replica landscape featuring a standing stone and the recreation of an iconic rock art station in Co. Donegal along with informative panels on the origins of this ancient art-form. Dr. Miguel Gonzalez of ‘Breochloch’ heritage services will give a talk on Irish Rock Art to mark the end of the Sacred Landscapes exhibition on Saturday 30th August 2pm

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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.

What to do in Belfast

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. 

Glór Na Móna

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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