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We are currently recruiting a Community Project Officer to support the delivery of EastSide Greenways, including Connswater Community Greenway.

Visit our recruitment section of the website to find out more

 

Date: 5 Nov 2019 - 6 Nov 2019

Time: 10am - 2pm and 3pm - 7pm

Venue: Connswater Community Centre and Dee Street Community Centre

Detailed designs for environmental and cycling infrastructure improvements along the Ballymacarrett Walkway stretch of the Comber Greenway (to be delivered in 2020) will be available to view at public information sessions in November.

Get ready to step through the wardrobe into the magical world of the seventh annual C.S. Lewis Festival from 22nd - 26th November. Taking its theme from the much-loved The Chronicles of Narnia, this year’s C.S. Lewis Festival will transport you through the wardrobe into the incredible imaginative world of C.S. Lewis and his characters.  There’s plenty of family-friendly events throughout the festival which will encourage everyone to open up and explore their own imagination.

A plan exploring the potential for a wider network of Greenways across east Belfast was launched today, 11th October, at Belfast City Hall. Building on the success of the east Belfast regeneration project Connswater Community Greenway, one of only three projects in the UK to be awarded ‘Living Landmark’ status, the EastSide Greenways concept plan aims to influence and explore the potential for a wider network of Greenways linking into a city-wide and regional network.

Tai Chi for Beginners is a range of simple movements which will improve your health, energy and well being.

Join us for a leisurely walk of the Greenway every Wednesday, meeting at C.S.

The Carnduff Society* presents a new open mic poetry event on the first Monday of each month at EastSide Visitor Centre commencing September.

Home Project is an arts project which has been running since 2016 and provides the opportunity for emerging artists to work interculturally with both EastSide Arts and Terra Nova Productions.

Opportunity for Artists:

You will: be matched with a community group in East Belfast and will be supported to create an art work inspired by your community engagement around this year’s theme: ‘Belonging’. You will need to demonstrate an interest in intercultural work and in using the arts to engage with the wider community.

Glider is celebrating its 1st anniversary today (September 3rd) following a highly successful year of service.

Over 2 million additional Glider passenger journeys were made in comparison to previous bus journeys taken along the route – an increase of over 30% - which means around 1.67 million fewer car journeys, reducing congestion and enhancing city air quality.

The Connswater Community Greenway Green Living Faye is back at C.S. Lewis Square for the third year on Sunday 15th September, 11am - 3pm.

There’ll be lots to see and enjoy including local traders, music, entertainment and food.

This event is being delivered in partnership with Eco Belfast and part funded by The Urban Villages Initiative to encourage environmental sustainability and promote healthy lifestyles.

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