A new piece of artwork, celebrating the creative talents of well-known people connected to East Belfast as well as some of EastSide’s iconic places, has been unveiled on the gable wall of the EastSide Visitor Centre at the junction of the Newtownards Road and Connswater Street today, 22nd March 2017 by EastSide Partnership. The Luminaries and Legends artwork, created by local artist Dee Craig, stretches across the EastSide Visitor Centre on hand painted parachute cloth.

Join local tour guide Lynn Corken as she takes you on a journey through Van Morrison's east Belfast.

The Van Morrison Walking Tour departs EastSide Visitor Centre on Sunday 26th March at 2pm and is priced £8.


Join us as we celebrate the opening of the new section of the Connswater Community Greenway from Avoniel Leisure Centre to Beersbridge Road including a new play park and bridge at Flora Street Walkway. 

The Family Fun Day takes place on Saturday 25th March 11am - 2pm.

Find out more at the Facebook event page

Fitness Friday is back with a Pramtastic based workout on Connswater Community Greenway C.S. Lewis Square.

Bring your buggy and baby along for an hour's buggy based workout and enjoy exercising outdoor with others!

Come along to a cookery demonstration in Connswater Community Greenway Avoniel Community Garden with Greens Pizzeria

Come and join EastSide Arts for EastSide Sessions, our regular monthly Friday night gig at the EastSide Visitor Centre, featuring County Down Singer-Songwriter Brigid O'Neill on Friday 31st March.

The HOME Project developed by EastSide Arts in association with Terra Nova Productio

Well-known East Belfast Actor, the late, James ‘Jimmy’ Ellis, famed for his roles in productions such as the BBC series Z-Cars and The Billy Plays, added his name to a new bridge, just metres from his family home. Unveiled to the public today, 8th March 2017, this marks the opening of a further section of the Connswater Community Greenway linking C.S. Lewis Square, Mersey Street and Victoria Park.

Join us at the opening of the new Connswater Community Greenway section from C.S. Lewis Square to Victoria Park, including James Ellis Bridge on Wednesday 8th March, 10-11am.

When: Wednesday 8th March, 10am

The Reading Fair, organised by EastSide Learning, is a colourful and friendly free event for parents to access information and advice to support their child’s reading and will provide space for showcasing the support on offer from a range of agencies including; Education Authority NI, Department. of Education, Libraries NI, Museums NI, Save the Children and the Book Trust.