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Easter Parade

Date: Sunday 20th April 2014

Time: 1pm

Venue: Beechmount Avenue

This Sunday sees the biggest Easter Commemoration parade in Belfast. It will lead off with women in period and contemperary costume of Cumann Na mBan.  The main speaker will be Martina Anderson.  This event is a huge draw to many visitors from the USA and Europe. It was Cumann na mBan who presented the Easter lily in 1925 and it was Constance Markievicz that popularised the wearing of the Easter lily in 1926. The design was inspired by the traditional flower of Easter which adorns so many Churches and homes in remembrance of Christ’s death and resurrection.

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Céilí na Míosa / Monthly Céilí

Date: Sunday 18th May , Dé Domhnach 13 Bealtine 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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Man In The Moon By Pearse Elliott

Date: Sunday 27th April 2014

Time: 8.00pm £10.00

Venue: Balmoral Hotel, Blacks Road

From the producers of smash hit shows ‘The Sweety Bottle’ and ‘A Night With George’, Brassneck Theatre Company presents Pearse Elliott’s, ‘Man In The Moon’. Sean Doran hasn’t had the best of luck. He’s been sacked from his job, his girlfriend has left him, taken their child and he’s back living in his ma’s house. If  his kid bought a duck, it would drown. An hilarious rollercoaster with a dark twist, Man In The Moon is the tender story of one man’s resolve, to overcome everything that life has to throw at him.

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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Mo Chara / My Mucker

Date: Monday 7th to 25th, Aibreán

Time:  Monday- Friday 9:00am – 5:00pm,  Saturday & Sunday 11:00 am – 4:00pm,  

Venue: The Ballaí Bána Gallery , An Chultúrlann  Falls Road Cost: Free

A photographic exhibition based on the theme ‘Mo Chara’ for Belfast Children’s Photo Festival. The children of Gaelscoil na bhFál will take and process their own pictures to create an exhibition in Cultúrlann’s Ballaí Bána gallery. Taispeántas grianghraf bunaithe ar an téama ‘Mo Chara’ agus é mar chuid d’Fhéile Ghrianghraif Pháistí Bhéal Feirste. Beidh páistí Ghaelscoil na bhFál faoi stiúir ag an ghrianghrafadóir Fionntán Ó Mealláin agus iad ag glacadh a gcuid grianghraf féin agus á réaladh le haghaidh taispeántais i nDánlann na Ballaí Bána i gCúlturlann McAdam Ó Fiaich.

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Ken Loach’s – Spirit Of 45 – Whiterock Film Club

Date:  Friday 18th April

Time:  7.30pm

Venue: The Base

Cost:£2

An impassioned documentary about how the spirit of unity which buoyed Britain during the war years carried through to create a vision of a fairer, united society. The spirit of the age was to be our brother’s and our sister’s keeper. Director Ken Loach has used film from Britain’s regional and national archives, alongside sound recordings and contemporary interviews, to create a rich political and social narrative. 

 

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H3

Date:  Friday 25th April

Time:  7.30pm

Venue: The Base

Cost:£2

H3′ is a universal story of endurance and courage set inside Europe’s most secure prison, Long Kesh the Maze prison . Here, in H3 – the bleakest of all the H-blocks – a group of young republican prisoners hold out for what they believe in, refusing to be labelled as criminals or co-operate with prison authorities. H3 is  about the blanket protest and the 1981 hunger strike at Long Kesh, the events leading up to it, and subsequent developments in the prisoners’ struggle for Prisoner of War status. It was directed by Les Blair and was written by Brian Campbell and Laurence McKeown.

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Iarsmaí Aite Exhibition

Date:  Thursday 6th March – 24th April

Time:  Monday- Friday 9:00am – 5:00pm,  Saturday & Sunday 11:00 am – 4:00pm,  Luan – Aoine 9:00rn – 5:00in,  Satharn & Domhnach 11:00rn – 4:00in

Venue: An Chultúrlann

This exhibition stems from research conducted in two Gaeltacht areas: Baile na  Abhann in Co. Galway and Oileán Acla in Co. Mayo. Both rural areas still hold a wealth of associated history and folklore but with the passing of time many  tories and customs are lost. There remain many fragments of past times to be uncovered in local stories and in the physical landscape. Both artists worked independently in their own areas on this project on the development of a common theme. This  exhibition aims to examine the importance of pride of place.

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Liz Doyle: Prayer Flags Exhibition

Date: Thursday 3rd to 23th April 2014

Time:Mill opening hrs Tuesday-Saturday

Venue: The Mill, 5-6 Conway Street, Belfast

Inspired by her time spent in Nepal and has recently been back twice, once with her father, when he was 80 in 2009 and again last year with her daughter. The exhibition is full of the colours of Asia. Colours and indeed flags, mean many different things to all of us. Flags can relate to nations and to affiliations. In Nepal prayer flags are hung around monuments and through the trees to symbolically send prayers on the wind. The sending of prayers in this way is believed to provide better lives in the future. 

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. 

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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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