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" This year’s festival programme reflects and celebrates the growing diversity and creative energy that is making its presence felt in this part of the city. The landscape, history, culture and above all, people of east Belfast have provided the inspiration for 11 days of events that tell the new stories of the east in surprising and entertaining ways, hand-in- hand with the usual blend of events that allow you to immerse yourself in the history and heritage of Belfast. So, take your pick, be our guests and expect the warmest of welcomes!

Join us for a Summer Roller Disco in C.S. Lewis Square with WigWam Roller Rink!
On the 14th of this month whizz your way around the Square to music with DJ Dave Ralston.
This is a family friendly event that all ages can enjoy.Equipment will be provided and all skating abilities are welcome. There will be two sessions, both lasting one hour.

Session One: 19:00 - 20:00

Session Two: 20:15 - 21:15

Down by Avalon: Reflections on East Belfast, a new book by Philip Orr was launched last week and describes an east Belfast that has contributed immensely to the cultural, industrial, social and political heritage of Belfast. 

The Belfast Maritime Titanic Festival takes place on the 25th-27th May and we are delighted to be hosting a series of #ShipyardStories

*PUBLIC INFORMATION SESSIONS HAVE NOW FINISHED*

Informaton sessions were held in May outlining the plans to improve the Ballymacarrett Walkway section of the Comber Greenway including landscaping, upgrading of paths and improved lighting.

Although these sessions have finished we are still keen to hear your views and listen to your feedback.

16 Burren Way in the Cregagh Estate is the childhood home of footballing legend George Best. George lived here from the age of two until he left for Manchester, aged 15. The house is now self-catering accommodation allowing fans and visitors to experience life in the house for George before he left to join Manchester United in 1963. The house is decorated with interesting mementos, replicas, stories and photographs from George’s life, his family and his football career.

Take a trip along the Connswater Community Greenway and you will see a whole range of beautiful flowers and plants, but do you know what they are? A new book called ‘What’s Growing on the Greenway’ launched by EastSide Partnership and The Paul Hogarth Company celebrates the beautiful plants, people and places which make the Greenway a wonderful place to explore.

When: Tuesday 7th May- Tuesday 4th June
Where: Vault Artist Studio
Time: 6pm-8pm
Price: £60 (for 6 workshops)

 

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...

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