Performance with Shania Twain

Cara, one of Beyond Skin’s (an intersectional arts collective, building peace & social cohesion in Northern Ireland and beyond) young musicians and #youth4peace ambassador who made the headlines for Good Relations Week 2021, this year will be performing with Shania Twain during Good Relations Week 2023. 


Good Relations Week Breakfast Event

RCITY Belfast have organised for Youth workers across North Belfast to come ‘Together’ for a breakfast event to celebrate Good Relations Week 2023.

During this the youth workers will share the amazing work that’s going on that’s impacting postiviely on community relations and the lives of young people.

Open Botantic

On the 24th September 2023 Forward South Partnership are hosting an event called Open Botantic. This will showcase Botantic Avenue as a place fully acessible to pedestrians and cyclists with a wide range of fun activities, community engagement projects and a celebration of all the people and communities in the area.

This event is runing from 12pm-3pm and will be an afternoon full of games, entertainment, stalls, workshops and much more!

Remember, the streets will be closed for this event so it’s the perfect time to go for that family cycle!

Walking Football Tournament

Teams from across Northern Ireland have gathered in Newtownards for a Walking Football tournament aimed at increasing physical fitness and improving mental wellbeing. Now in its second year, the tournament organised by Glen Men’s Walking Football has benefitted from a Community Involvement Grant worth £3,042.98 from the Housing Executive.

For more information visit: The Housing Executive – News (

Tour, Tea and Traybakes

The Museum of Orange Heritage offers visitors an opportunity to learn about the history, significance and current activities of the Orange Institution.

We are committed to providing a better appreciation of the cultural and social impact of Orangeism from its inception in 1795 until the present day.

Young Men, Masculinities and Imprisonment: An Ethnographic Study in Northern Ireland

You are invited to the launch of ‘Young Men, Masculinities and Imprisonment: An Ethnographic Study in Northern Ireland’ (Palgrave Macmillan) by Dr Conor Murray.


The event will take place on Wednesday 20th September 2023, 5-7pm at Ulster University’s Belfast Campus (BC Building).


Running order for the event:




Wine and canapes Atrium
5.30-5.40pm Welcome by Dr Brendan Coyle


5.40-6pm Young Men, Masculinities and Imprisonment by Dr Conor Murray


6-6.30pm Panel Discussion: Chaired by Dr Brendan Coyle, with panellists Dr Conor Murray (UU), Professor Shadd Maruna (QUB), Fiona Greene (CEO NIACRO), and representation from Department of Justice. BC-03-115









6.30-7pm Q&A, and Close BC-03-115


No Alibis Bookstore in association with Springer Nature are happy to offer a Special Launch Price of £34.99 (RRP £110.00). Please order your copy HERE or visit


Please register for the event: Eventbrite




Family Fun Day!

Get the date in your diary, round up the family and prepare to have the best day at the fabulous free family fun day taking place in Lurgan Park on Saturday 23rd September, noon to 4pm!

This event is to celebrate Good Relations week and will have a wide variety activities for everyone to enjoy! With inflatables, soft play bus, nerf wars, forest schools, balloon modelling, face painting and more, this will be a day to remember!

The theme of Good Relations Week 2023 is ‘Together’ and how togetherness can make a difference to breaking down barriers and building more inclusive communities. It will also continue to build upon the progress already achieved in pursuit of empowering change within our communities.

So why not come along with family and friends and enjoy some quality time on Saturday afternoon, ‘together’ in Lurgan Park!

Register to attend here:

Flowers from around the world workshop

The event will be held on scheme in Girona Close. Gardening together to make window boxes for yourselves and your neighbours. We’ll make beautiful boxes of flowering plants from around the world to bring hope and cheer to our homes for autumn and little flowering bulbs to show us signs of spring in the winter months.  A Fun intergenerational event for all members of your family with all materials and tuition provided.  Gardening helps us to sew hope for the future while nurturing our present happiness and mental health.

Contact: for more information

Mini Mela Ballynahinch

Choice Housing Ireland Ltd are working in partnership with Ballynahinch Community Collective and Artsekta to deliver an expression of cultural traditions with a mini Mela event in the town Square on Saturday 23rd September as part of Good Relations Week.

Perfect Space

In Your Space Circus will work with up to four schools to examine how our shard spaces can influence the way we look at the world and how the way we look at the world can influence our shared space. Part circus workshop, part comic art workshop. All fun!!

Contact: for more information.