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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...

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.

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