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There's plenty of activties happening on the Greenway this Spring!

From weekly sessions of Green Yoga at Victoria Park with Yoga Quarter, Fayres and Foraging walks with experts; there's plenty of fun to be had for the whole family!

To avoid missing out and to find out more information check out the events on the Connswater Community Greenway Facebook page.

 

Don't miss out on the first fayre of the year! Come along to our Easter themed Fayre on the 20th if April at C.S Lewis Square.There will be fun for all the family including food, crafts, entertainment and so much more...

We are looking for participants in an exciting new heritage project funded by The National Lottery Heritage Fund.

Participants will have the chance to receive training in how to research people of interest from the past. We will use the information gathered to create a trail around east Belfast where visitors and locals alike can find out more about who used to live here and what their lives were like.

We are especially interested in helping research stories about ordinary people who represent a way of life that will soon be forgotten.

Registration is now open for our EastSide Learning GCSE Easter School at Skainos.
 
GCSE Easter Revision classes will be taking place at Skainos Centre from Tuesday 23rd April to Friday 26th April. 10:00am-2:30pm
 

We are currently seeking to recruit a Communications and Marketing Officer to assist in the planning, management and delivery of EastSide Partnership’s marketing and communications activity with a strong focus on the effective use of digital technologies and social media platforms.

Find out more about the role and download an application pack on the EastSide Partnership Recruitment page

Two new pieces of street art were unveiled by EastSide Partnership as part of the EastSide Urban Gallery project funded by the Urban Villages Initiative. London based street artists Irony and Artista, in association with Seedhead Arts, have been putting their trademarks on two walls in the heart of east Belfast. The Urban Gallery project aims to use art and creativity to enhance places and spaces in east Belfast for residents and visitors to enjoy.

Anthony Toner returns to EastSide Sessions for a special show on Friday 31st May as part of celebrations for his new album Our Lady of the Wind and Rain.

Results from a study evaluating the economic, environmental, health and social impacts of the Connswater Community Greenway were announced at an event held at Riddel Hall (25th March).   The Physical Activity and Rejuvenation of the Connswater (PARC) Study was an 8 year research project conducted by Queen’s University Belfast and funded by the National Prevention Research Initiative and Medical Research Council in partnership with EastSide Partnership and Connswater Community Greenway Trust

Would you like to try your hand with aerosol paint and explore street art techniques with a professional?

Join Verz at Vault Artist Studios (Tower Street) on Saturday 23rd March, 1.30-4.30pm where you will get to grips with spray paint and a range of street art techniques.

Although the workshop is free BOOKING IS ESSENTIAL. Book your space by emailing heather@eastsidepartnership.com or telephone 028 9046 7905.

**Please wear old & warm clothes.**

Northern Ireland is getting ready to host Project Dance, a first of its kind creative learning weekend of everything dance. The event will take place at Ashfield Girls’ High School from 2nd – 4th  August during this year’s EastSide Arts Festival.  Project Dance will feature a range of dance styles for all abilities and all ages across 40 + workshops and seminars. Top dance industry professionals will be on hand to help encourage all participants to try a new skill as well as help them to progress within their particular area of interest.

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