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The EastSide Arts Festival 2018 programme is now available to download (see link below).

There is lots on offer again this year including:

  • Fun & Games for Families
  • Music & Words 
  • Theatre & Comedy
  • Visual Art
  • Film
  • Talks & Tours
  • Workshops & Classes

... and the return of the Big Top! This year the Big Top will be on C.S. Lewis Square for 5 days with an exciting line- up of music, circus performance and even a baby rave!

We are currently recruiting a Neighbourhood Renewal Co-ordinator to:

  • provide professional support to two East Belfast Neighbourhood Renewal Partnerships (NRPs) in Inner East and Tullycarnet

  • support the delivery of both the Inner East and Tullycarnet Neighbourhood Renewal Action Plans

  • promote the benefits of the Neighbourhood Renewal process in the respective Neighbourhood Renewal Areas and encourage increased participation across the sub-groups and the Partnerships

Connswater Community Greenway is hosting a Summer Fayre on C.S. Lewis Square on Sunday 24th June, 11am- 3pm.

There will be stalls, face- painting, entertainment and much more.

Keep up to date with the latest news on the Connswater Community Greenway Facebook event page. 

Be inspired to get on your bike – whatever your age or ability – at Belfast’s first ever festival dedicated to all things cycling. Belcycle is a family-friendly festival taking place on Saturday 16 June under the watchful eye of Aslan the lion at C.S. Lewis Square in east Belfast.

EastSide Container Park is the latest addition to the east Belfast landscape. The previously derelict site at 392-400 Newtownards Road has been transformed with landscaping, planting, street furniture and shipping containers and today Landmark East, along with funders and partners, celebrated the completion of the project and full occupancy of the containers.

Staff and friends of EastSide Partnership ran the Deep RiverRock Belfast City Marathon relay on Monday 7th May.

Staff at EastSide Partnership have decided to run the Deep RiverRock Belfast City Marathon on Monday 7th May.

We are delighted to have Brigid O'Neill perform at the June EastSide Session in EastSide Visitor Centre.

“Brigid is a great songwriter with a voice that can break your heart at 30 paces.” - Ralph McLean BBC Radio Ulster.

Described as “a little bit of Mary Black and Cara Dillon, with some Emmylou Harris with Alison Krauss thrown in”, Co. Down singer songwriter Brigid's star has been steadily in the ascent since the release of her debut EP Arrivals and Departures, followed by the insistently catchy single ‘Don’t Make me Go to Town’. 

We are recruiting a Project Administrator (Maternity Cover) to support the delivery of the Belfast East Community Education Programme with particular focus on communication and administration, supporting the programme team and programme management structure. 

We need someone with:

* 2+ years’ work experience in senior administration

* 5 G.C.S.Es including English and Maths

* Good knowledge of Microsoft Office

* Excellent interpersonal & organisational skills

You may have noticed two new pieces of street art around the Newtownards Road. These were installed as part of our EastSide Urban Gallery project funded by the Urban Villages Initiative. The Urban Gallery project aims to transform places and spaces using art and creativity and to contribute to Belfast’s growing street and public art offering for residents and visitors to enjoy.

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