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The Andrews Family: A Talk by Mr Clive Scoular

Date: Friday the 14th of November 2014

Time: 7.30pm

Venue: Falls Park Pavilion, Falls Road, Belfast

The West Belfast Historical Society  invite you to a talk on  “THE  ANDREWS  FAMILY” a link to the past and present with the guest speaker being Mr Clive Scoular.  All are welcome to attend. The emphasis and ethos of  ‘The West Belfast Historical Society’  is to promote local history and to keep the memories of those who went before us alive in the minds of  the people of today and  for future generations to ponder over.  If  this is of interest to you please come along to our meetings and learn more about your local heritage.  


Thoir agus Thiar Exhibition Launch

Date: Thursday 27 November, Déardaoin 27 Samhain 2014

Time: 7pm

Venue: Gerard Dillon Gallery An Chultúrlann, Falls Road

Opening by Joe McHugh TD. Minister of State for the Gaeltacht. For generations, Belfast’s Irish community has drawn on the wealth of language & culture of the Donegal Gaeltacht and in recent years, the urban Gaeltacht of Belfast has offered hope to Donegal. That connection is celebrated with a ‘bilocated’ exhibition were  of artists will have a piece each in the Dillon Gallery in Belfast & another in An Gailearaí in the heart of the Donegal Gaeltacht. There will be a video link between the two galleries.

The Ballyrogan Expression

The Ballyrogan Expression – A Collective Exhibition

Date: 23 October- 20 November, 23 Deireadh Fómhair – 20 Samhain 2014

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

Venue: Gerard Dillon Gallery An Chultúrlann, Falls Road

Ballyrogan House is a 500 year old farm house in Co. Wicklow. Its’ out buildings were developed into a dwelling house with several studios & living quarters. From this, Ballyrogan Expression has evolved as a collaboration of a range of different disciplinary based artistic people whose backgrounds range across music, literature and visual art. 


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.


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.


Céilí na Miosa

Date: Sunday 19 October, Dé Domhnaigh 19 Deireadh 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.

market at the mill

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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