Celebrating Diversity: Past and Present

Celebrating Diversity: Past and Present

Our upcoming feature: ‘Celebrating Diversity: Past and Present’ will delve into the ideas of culture, community and identity that remain so dominant in Northern Ireland. We’ll look at these topics through the members of the North Belfast Heritage Cluster, a diverse...
Celebrating Diversity: Past and Present

Celebrating Diversity: Art

Art Art plays a vital role in society. Here in Northern Ireland, it particularly reflects the complex and differing experiences and stories of our population. It can influence different communities by changing opinions, instilling values, and translating experiences...
Celebrating Diversity: Past and Present

Celebrating Diversity: Music

Music Music has a unique power to connect people from all walks of life. It would be rare to find a community or culture worldwide where music did not feature in traditions, celebrations, or assertions of identity. In centuries past, music and storytelling were...
Celebrating Diversity: Past and Present

Celebrating Diversity: Language

Language In Northern Ireland today the Irish language is used as a strong marker of cultural identity and, as such, is highly politicised. The most high-profile disagreement over the Irish Language Act (Acht na Gaeilge) – proposed legislation that would...
Celebrating Diversity Q&A: Quaker Meeting House

Celebrating Diversity Q&A: Quaker Meeting House

Celebrating Diversity: Culture Q&A (Pleasaunce) Frederick Street Quaker Meeting House. Pleasaunce has been involved with Frederick Street her whole life, as her father’s family all worshipped there. For #CelebratingDiversity, we’ve asked the members of the...