BCRC 1690 ‘The History of The Twelfth’ Workshop

Building Communities Resource Centre will deliver workshop ‘The History of The Twelfth’ for Good Relations Week.

This workshop will be facilitated by Kathy Wolff and will provide an opportunity for shared learning with a shared history context of 1690 and the lead up to the Battle of The Boyne.

This is just one of four workshops they will be hosting during Good Relations Week 2021. These sessions aim to help participants uncover the fact and fictions held by both communities around the heritage of this time and provide the opportunity to explore and discuss how elements of this history are shared between the two main communities in Northern Ireland.

To book your place, please contact BCRC : 02827665068 or contact clair@theresourcecentre.org or angela@theresourcecentre.org

BCRC Civic Youth Voice Graphic Design Workshop

BCRC  presents craft based workshop offering young members of BCRC Civic Youth Voice the opportunity to come together to develop and design a logo that will represent the BCRC Civic Youth Voice going forward.

This event is in partnership with Courthouse Project Bushmills.

Members are representative of young people across Causeway Coast and Glens and are focused on working collectively, across communities to raise awareness of issues affecting young people today.

To book your place please contact : 02827665068

or email clair@theresourcecentre.org or angela@theresourcecentre.org

BCRC Verbal Arts Story

This verbal arts story session will bring together a group of women across the Causeway Coast and Glens Borough to participate in a storytelling of their choice.

This session will take place within a shared space environment or via zoom and will be facilitated by Katie McGuiness.


Free outdoor screening of Gnomeo & Juliet (2011)

Free outdoor screening of Gnomeo & Juliet movie (cert U). This comical animated re-boot of Shakespeare’s play takes place in a world of warring garden gnomes but this doesn’t stop Gnomeo & Juliet from falling in love. Will they have a future together?

Also on Saturday 25th September Outdoor terrace, Flowerfield Arts Centre 185 Coleraine Road

For more information, please contact karen.smyth@causewaycoastandglens.gov.uk

‘Inspire Us’ Competition

We want your ideas! Get involved in creating a Good Relations advertising campaign for Causeway Coast and Glens, make it your own!

Participants must be residents of the Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council area.

Registration to participate in the competition can be made by contacting goodrelations@rumourmillcomms.com.


Taste the World Cookery Course

Taste the world offers online cookery demonstrations for 1 hour x 4 weeks (commencing 21 Sep), exploring Indian, Chinese, Polish and Iranian cuisines.

Those completing the 4-week course will later receive a free “Make it at Home Kit” which will include key dry ingredients and recipe cards to recreate the dishes at home.

Food can be a vehicle for sharing culture, stories, and traditions with people from different backgrounds, and enables a greater cultural understanding. Through the medium of food stories and cookery demonstrations from 4 different cultures, facilitators will create a space for participants to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others, better understand different cultures, and eat well.

Registration to participate in this course can be made by contacting Bebhinn McKinley via: Bebhinn.mckinley@causewaycoastandglens.gov.uk  or 07714 393918

Do We Listen and Learn from Local Peace Practitioners?

This online event is recognition and celebration of many years of Good Relation and peacebuilding work carried out by community activists.

Co-hosted by practitioners and academics, the event will explore how we can better harness the knowledge gained by peace practitioners to strengthen social policy. You will also learn more on how they collaborate with academia to build more robust and nuanced theory, and finally, to challenge, energise and inspire the next generation of civil society peacebuilders.

For more information please contact emily.stanton@crisni.org

Small Worlds – Virtual Workshop

Small Words virtual workshop will provide opportunity to meet local individuals who come from other parts of the world and learn about their experiences and backgrounds.

There is a wide range of misconceptions of “other” communities and a need to create an understanding of others and reduce myths. Through round table discussions (virtual at this time) this Small Worlds event will allow participants to meet and engage with those who have come to settle here from other countries and cultures.

The workshop will provide a safe space for participants to encounter people from different parts of the world, managed by an experienced facilitator, and will give participants a glimpse into real lives including: growing up in a different part of the world, a different culture or religious background, a different environment or climate. living far away from your family and friends. challenges of being new to Northern Ireland. different reasons for moving to Northern Ireland.

Photo: Chris Flack @ PunksatonyPhil.com

For more info, please contact bebhinn.mckinley@causewaycoastandglens.gov.uk


Free outdoor concert by DUOZOUK

This is an amazing opportunity for some great live music and to explore the journey of the bouzouki from early 1900’s Greece, across Europe and its entry into Ireland.

This is a free event, no tickets required. Bring your own seat, grab a coffee and dress for outdoor weather. Social distancing restrictions apply.

DUOZOUK will also play on Saturday 18th September with GARY LUTTON playing guitar, influenced by his travels around the world.

For more information contact: Karen Smyth: karen.smyth@causewaycoastandglens.gov.uk