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 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.
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.
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.