Category: Belfast Friendship Club

Join our fabulous annual MEGASWAP

Save the date! Belfast Friendship Club’s fabulous MEGASWAP is back When? Saturday 25 November, 5pm to 9pm Where? Chinese Community Centre, Ormeau Embankment, Belfast Come along, bring three things you don’t want anymore but that you know others will love,

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Globe Café: a friendship club in East Belfast

September is with us, so it’s now time to tell you about another one in our series of meeting spaces inspired by Belfast Friendship Club. Globe Café took a well earned rest in the summer and is now back on.

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Your donations to BFC count double on 22 June

Want to help us? Hold off giving us money until this Thursday 22 June! If you have ever considered making a donation to help Belfast Friendship Club but haven’t got round to it yet, hold off until Thursday 22 June!  😀

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All set for this Sunday’s Big Lunch

Welcome to the Holylands’ Big Lunch Are you coming to the Big Lunch this Sunday? Belfast Friendship Club, Wildflower Alley, City Church and Northern Ireland Muslim Family Association are ready to welcome you. There will be dragon dances, music, food

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Holyland Big Lunch and Great Get Together: you are invited!

When: 18 June, from 12pm Where: Holyland Area, starting at City Church, moving on to Wildflower Alley and Muslim Family Association You are invited to our Big Lunch in the Holyland and University area of South Belfast. Join us in celebrating

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Modelling an inclusive community – an evaluation of Belfast Friendship Club

Building inclusive communities Last year, Jonathan Barnes of Migrant Help UK visited Belfast Friendship Club on several occasions to find out more about how the group works. He wrote a report based on the experiences of club members and others to

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Global Kitchen certificates and Friend of BFC award

Urban Community Chef receives Friend of Belfast Friendship Club award This year’s ‘Friend of Belfast Friendship Club’ award was presented to Urban Community Chef Mark Humphries by Norma, a long-term member of the club, at our 8th birthday celebration in

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BFC is 8: let’s party!

BFC 8th birthday party SAVE THE DATE! Friday 24th March, 6-9pm for members, families, friends and supporters. At City Church, above Common Grounds. All welcome! Music, dancing, food and more starting off with a fun percussion / drumming workshop at 6pm With

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What’s a ‘Small Worlds’ workshop?

Find out more about our ‘Small Worlds’ Workshops. To book a workshop, contact Stephanie Mitchell: stephanie.mitchell@sbrtr.org.uk 07548 938508

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BFC receives Transgender Champion award

Transgender Champion 2016 Our coordinator, Stephanie Mitchell, was delighted to accept a ‘Transgender Champion’ award from Focus: The Identity Trust, on behalf of Belfast Friendship Club. Junior Minister Megan Fearon MLA presented the awards on 28 November at Stormont. This

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