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Belfast 2024

ROOTS: Transforming Belfast's Shared Space at Black Mountain

Taking place from Saturday 10th to Sunday 18th August, ROOTS is an ambitious and multi-dimensional large scale work with live dance, poetry, storytelling & active participation in the newly designed and planted community garden at Black Mountain Shared Space.

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The Programme

Our ambitious programme will give people the opportunity to celebrate our city in new and exciting ways. Together we want to imagine, dream and invent; to speculate and investigate; to learn and experiment; to imagine a new future, new spaces, a new balance with nature, new stories and new experiences.

Bank of Ideas

The Bank of Ideas is a new initiative by Belfast 2024 that enables the people of Belfast to propose and collectively decide on creative projects for our city.

Now it’s time to cast your votes and choose what you want to fund in your area! Come on down to the Voting Day in Belfast City Hall, any time from 2pm - 5pm.

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Drift

by OGU Architects and MMAS with Matilde Meireles

Drift is a project exploring Belfast’s relationship with the Lagan as a central and vibrant public space for the city. Designed by leading architects OGU and MMAS with sound artist Matilde Meireles, it will float down the river this summer collecting stories, exploring ideas and providing a space to explore the sensory aspects of our river.

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Show Some Love Greenhouse

by Another World Belfast, CIC

Welcome to the Show Some Love Greenhouse —a new city centre space for learning, connection, and resource-sharing. Powered by Becky Bellamy and Connor Kerr from Another World Belfast CIC, opening in April 2024, Show Some Love Green House is to be a collaborative artist studio, sustainable fashion hub, creative shared space, inclusive community workshops and events venue.

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Water Works

by PS2

Come join Belfast’s biggest Boat Building experiment! This mass participation project will reimagine our maritime traditions for the future with citywide events, workshops, and an ambition to build 10,000 boats for Belfast. From life-size skiffs, to milk-bottle rafts, Coke can dinghies and shoebox yachts.

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9 July 2024

Wiggle Room: Co-creation

As part of Belfast 2024, Boom Clap Play is creating an interactive art space for children. A space that can be explored and interacted with, but also allowing space for free play activities, which means encouraging open-ended exploration with no set rules or objectives.

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