Blog - Northern Ireland
Discovering the lost art of play
20th September 2021
The Imaginarium in Newry is a place where kids are encouraged to let their imaginations run wild
15th December 2020
When lockdown forced Midland ABC Boxing Club to shut its doors, coaches Lee Cochrane and Keith Dallas moved from teaching youngsters how to jab to delivering meals to the elderly.
A Souper Response
15th December 2020
Not wanting to see its space go to waste during coronavirus, Monkstown Boxing Club in Northern Ireland converted its gym into a makeshift soup kitchen.
“We’re Quite A Resilient Bunch”
1st December 2020
Thirty-five-year-old volunteer William Colvin worked tirelessly to save a deconsecrated church from becoming derelict - and then to keep it functioning over lockdown.
The Benefits We’ve Seen Are Huge
2nd November 2020
Arts Care is a uniquely original health care organisation founded on the idea of giving patients, families, staff and visitors a better quality of experience through participation and access to the arts. Every week it delivers a weekly programme of art of all kinds, including visual art, dance, art, music, film-making, creative writing, and even clown doctors across five health and social care trusts in Northern Ireland.
Finding a way through the Maze
18th August 2020
A journey of discovery on one of Northern Ireland's most notorious sites proved an eye-opening experience for 24 young people.
A youth club for the elderly
30th July 2020
A centre in West Belfast is taking a bold new approach to caring for the elderly with the help of National Lottery funding
Shooting hoops with the Wolves
20th July 2020
Jim O’Brien's life has been transformed by membership of the North West Wolves Basketball Club
5 things to do at home this week (08/06/2020)
8th June 2020
This week we work out with National Lottery funded athletes, take part in exhibitions, dance the night away and listen to some wholesome podcasts... enjoy!
5 things to do at home this week (26/05/2020)
26th May 2020
In this edition, we become at home actors, explore another gallery from our living room, Redesign London transport, work out with Sport NI, and join Into film for a mega movie night!
5 things to do this week (18/05/2020)
18th May 2020
This week we are busy in the kitchen, taking a spin in some British classic cars, and much more…
Service with a smile
25th February 2020
Alan Thompson is a bit of a celebrity at the Superstars Cafe, a National Lottery funded scheme that's changing lives
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