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EastSide Partnership is currently seeking a café operator for the new EastSide Visitor Centre located at Holywood Arches.

Do you have any unwanted children's books up to the reading age of 12 taking up space that you'd like to donate to EastSide Learning so that other children can benefit? 

We are organising a Reading Fair on Friday 11th March in Skainos as part of the Belfast Festival of Learning- to celebrate the joys and importance of books and encourage parents and children to read together.

The Connswater Community Greenway in partnership with Belfast City Council is giving the public the opportunity to officially name the three bridges within Greenville Park and Orangefield Park, and the new greenway pathway that extends from Orangefield Park to the Braniel.

We're really excited to report that we have just had funding confirmed for EastSide Learning's Reading Fair event as part of the Belfast Festival of Learning in March. We'll keep you posted with details of the event nearer the time, so keep your eyes peeled for further information to follow.

You can find out more information about Belfast Strategic Partnership's Lifelong Learning project by clicking on the banner below.


Last year staff members Heather Chesney and Stephanie Meenagh took part in WorldHost Customer Service Training. This was successfully completed and having received their certificates they are now officially WorldHost Customer Service trained!

The first EastSide Arts event of 2016 has been announced! The Winter Warmer event, an afternoon of song and dance for Seniors, will take place in the Harland & Wolff Welders Club on Thursday 28th January from 2-5pm. 

The live music will be provided by Brian Ellis & Two's Company and they will be sure to get everyone on their feet! Refreshments will be served on arrival.

This event is free for seniors and requires no advance booking. For more information phone 02890451900.

Last year the Connswater Community Greenway team had an open call for pictures taken along the Greenway to be used for the 2016 Connswater Community Greenway Calendar. There was a great response with many wonderful pictures submitted. The public were then asked to vote for their favourites on Facebook with the winning photos being chosen for inclusion in the calendar and the photographers winning prizes kindly sponsored by Connswater Shopping Centre and Retail Park

Rachel Kennedy

We are delighted to announce that Rachel Kennedy has been appointed as the EastSide Arts Manager. 

EastSide Partnership offices will close on Tuesday 22nd December at 2pm and reopen on Monday 4th January.

From everyone at EastSide Partnership, we wish you all a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.

 

Now on sale, ‘Caught One More Time’ is a beautiful limited edition 60-page book commemorating Van’s 70th Birthday Cyprus Avenue concerts in August as part of the EastSide Arts Festival.

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