Shared? On Tour 2023

Belfast based theatre company Partisan Productions, in partnership with Clanmil Housing has developed a forum theatre show called Shared? Based on the success of last years show it is now on tour!

Shared? follows a colourful cast of characters living in and near a shared housing development where a rumour has been circulating and the local Neighbourhood App has taken a definite turn for the odd. Partisan invite audiences to ‘meet these neighbours, from different countries, classes and cultures as their worlds begin to combine and collide’.

Drumming Circle and African Storytelling in Antrim Library

Come along to Antrim Library and join in with the African drum circle and listen to tales from our guest storyteller Khanyisa. This is a family event open to all ages and delivered in partnership with Antrim and Newtownabbey Borough Council.

Booking is advised.

Tullycarnet Yarnspinners with Colum Sands

Come along to Tullycarnet Library and join the Yarnspinners for a talk with Colum Sands. Colum Sands is a universal storyteller who draws on a long Irish tradition of poetic musicality to weave songs for the world.

He has performed in over thirty countries around the world, confirming the universal appeal for the songs and stories with which he observes the minute and often humorous details of life. He has the unique ability to observe locally and appeal universally.

Booking Essential.

Screening of the movie ‘Belfast’

As part of Good Relations Week 2023 Antrim and Newtownabbey Borough Council’s Good Relations Team invite you to come along to our movie screenings showing a variety of movies that showcase culture, heritage and hidden historical figures.  Book now via the links below or for more information contact 

28th September 2023 The Old Courthouse, Antrim

7.30pm Belfast

Belfast’ is the humorous, tender and intensely personal story of one boy’s childhood during the tumult of the late 1960s.


Kenneth Branagh





Yarnspinners present renowned storyteller “Stephen O’Hara” in Lisburn City Library

Stephen O’Hara learned to tell stories in the classroom where he taught English, and then in Ireland’s only storytelling cafe, Cafe Revive in Cushendall.

His stories bring the past of this place into the present, memorialising lost characters and making sense of superstitions, legends and truths. Expect to laugh, to wonder and to wipe a tear as he tells through the past and into the present day.

Advanced booking essential

Story, Tea and Chat in Cookstown Library

Join us for a shared reading session for adults where a story will be read aloud and key themes and ideas discussed. This event celebrates the principles of connection and collaboration that are central tenants of Good Relations Week. Booking advisable.