East Belfast Urban Village Gardeners invite you to join them on a visit of Wildflower Alley in South Belfast.

The Holylands alley has been transformed with plant boxes and containes with wildflowers and herbs now lining it.

Date: Thursday 19 January

Time: 11.30am- 3.00pm

Departs: Connswater Pocket Park, Connswater Street

To book a FREE place please contact Madeleine by email: or by telephone: 028 9045 1900



Join EastSide Arts for an evening of Eastern European food and local entertainment with a screening of Causeway Pictures Time & Again and a special performance from the EastSide Choir!

On Friday 9th December we held a dinner in Park Avenue Hotel to celebrate 20 Years of EastSide Partnership.

The dinner was an opportunity to celebrate this milestone year and to thank everyone who has been with us on our journey to date. Staff and board members past and present came together with our elected representatives, funders, sponsors, community and business partners to celebrate the work and successes of the past 20 Years. 

Whether you want to bring your children to see Santa, stock up on treats for the family or fill stockings with gifts handcrafted in East Belfast, the first Urban Villages funded Christmas Craft Fair on Saturday 10 December has it all under one roof.  

The Christmas Craft Fair at Skainos, is bringing together groups from across the community who have worked lovingly and tirelessly to produce unique Christmas decorations, tableware, toys and accessories, including hats and scarves, and art for you to buy and enjoy this festive season.  

Join Connswater Community Greenway on Friday 9th December from 12pm - 2pm at Connswater Community Centre for the last Stakeholder Forum of 2016.

This is a great opportunity to get an update on the Greenway construction progress and all the events and activities that have been taking place.

C.S. Lewis-inspired characters light up a new public space named in honour of the local author

The magic of C.S. Lewis received a permanent place in Belfast on Tuesday 22nd November. Some of the most famous creations of the world-famous author are celebrated at the landmark Connswater Community Greenway C.S. Lewis Square where seven permanent sculptures based on characters from The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe have been unveiled.

EastSide Partnership has commissioned local artist Dee Craig and Canadian artist Irish Nowa to create an artwork for the exterior of the EastSide Visitor Centre.

The artwork has been designed and work is well underway to complete the piece which will be installed on the white exterior wall of the centre.

We are currently recruiting two new members of staff to assist the delivery and development of our new Belfast East Community Education Programme.

To find out more about how to join the team as Project Administrator or Project Officer please visit the Recruitment section of the website 

The much anticipated C.S. Lewis Square, part of the Connswater Community Greenway, will officially opening on Tuesday 22nd November, 6-7pm.

The opening event will include the unveiling of 7 new sculptures created by Irish artist Maurice Harron which are based on characters from Narnia characters. They include the White Witch, Mr & Mrs Beaver, Aslan, Maugrim and more...