C.S. Lewis Square has a new feature – the Poetry Jukebox. 

Only 52 jukeboxes exist across global locations and this is Belfast’s second ( the other location is Crescent Arts Centre).  The Poetry Jukebox is placed on street locations with the aim of making poetry accessible to all.

EastSide Partnership is seeking to recruit four Greenway Leaders to support the positive use of the Connswater Community Greenway, as a well-used, vibrant and dynamic space of outstanding quality for everyone to enjoy.

Greenway Leaders will:

  • Support large park events

  • Support activities and programme work

  • Assist with tours, guides and visits

  • Carry out ‘face to face’ engagement on the Greenway

  • Carry out low-level management and maintenance

A Northern Soul Film Screening plus Q&A, Tuesday 26th February, 7pm

This free film screening is part of a programme of events hosted by The Scaffolding Project exploring the topic of disadvantage in east Belfast. 

Book your free ticket here

The annual Home Project, a partnership between EastSide Arts and Terra Nova Productions, offers 4 emerging artists living in Belfast the chance to take part in a mentorship programme focusing on developing their practice as intercultural artists.  

We are currently recruiting a Heritage Officer to plan, co-ordinate and deliver the 'EastSide Lives' local heritage project.

EastSide Learning has partnered with a local east Belfast teacher to develop a programme which aims to help children build confidence and contribute to their future learning. Called Hearsay, the programme targets children in Primary 2 who have been identified as reluctant speakers or children needing more support to develop good listening skills.

The second EastSide Session of 2019 is all about Jazz with a special performance by Suzanne Savage and String Theory.
String Theory are a Jazz/Fusion trio formed in 2018. They enjoy playing their arrangements of Jazz standards, classic songs & original grooves. They will be collaborating with fantastic guest headliner, Dublin based vocalist, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist, Suzanne Savage. 

EastSide Partnership is seeking to procure the following services, to be undertaken between 21st January and 31st March 2019 for the Family to Family programme:

  • Research/Survey work
  • Set up and Facilitation of events
  • Recruitment of participants
  • Monitoring and evaluation of activities

About the programme

Local singer-songwriter Wilfie Gilbert will be playing an intimate acoustic gig at EastSide Visitor Centre this January to kick off the 2019 EastSide Sessions programme.

Wilfie’s debut album ‘Miner’s Gold’ will be launched & released in February and we are excited that he will be playing some of his new tracks at this special gig!

For fans of Wilfie's unique and captivating voice this is one not to be missed!





EastSide Partnership offices at Avalon House are closed for the holidays from 11am on Thursday 20th December, re-opening on Wednesday 2nd January 2019.

A very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year from us all!