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There are several key partners supporting this programme. Some are helping us deliver the cultural programme, some are funders or in-kind supporters, and some are strategic collaborators. We will continue to develop relationships with a range of individuals, organisations and investors throughout the programme. We will build on the partnerships and participation that will be created through the Belfast 2024 programme delivery, to develop a better understanding of the needs of citizens, investors, and the cultural sector for the future.

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The National Lottery Heritage Fund

Belfast City Council has received a £250,000 grant from The National Lottery Heritage Fund for 'Our Future Heritage' which will enable people to explore Belfast's tangible and intangible heritage and its impact on our identity through ten of the special Belfast 2024 projects which will provide opportunities for people to engage with Belfast's built, cultural, industrial, maritime, natural and intangible heritage uncovering forgotten or overlooked sites and stories.

The city-wide Our Future Heritage project, part of Belfast 2024 is made possible by money raised by National Lottery players and follows the Heritage Fund’s significant investment in Templemore Baths, Belfast City Cemetery and the Tropical Ravine.

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British Council Northern Ireland

British Council Northern Ireland will support Household Collective and Belfast 2024 to deliver a co-designed international creative artist programme, producing new works responding to neighbourhoods across Belfast, exploring public space and the people connected to it, and creating a legacy of skills, ideas, and talent sharing.

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Eden Project

The Eden Project and Belfast City Council have forged a dynamic partnership which signifies a shared commitment to fostering creativity, community engagement, and sustainable development. 

The partnership aims to create a unique blend of environmental awareness and cultural celebration, inspire citizens and visitors alike to connect with nature, fostering a deeper understanding of our planet's delicate ecosystems.

Eden's expertise in ecological education and sustainable practices will help shape the lasting legacy of Belfast 2024 which hopes to position the city as a global leader in sustainable urban development and promises a year of profound impact and lasting positive change.

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Belfast Stories

Belfast 2024 will give people new ways of expressing themselves and sharing who they are, through our Creative Citizens programme and storytelling projects. We will work with Belfast Stories to explore the legacy of the stories gathered and the approaches to creative engagement. 

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Belfast Health & Social Care Trust Public Health Team

The Public Health Team at Belfast Trust work to reduce health inequalities and improve the health and wellbeing of the population of Belfast. Their partnership with Belfast 2024 is focussed on promoting the health benefits of the Belfast 2024 programme, specifically how the programme provides opportunities for the people of Belfast to put the Take 5 Steps to Wellbeing into practice.  

The Take 5 Steps to Wellbeing are five activities which research suggests will improve our mental and emotional wellbeing; Connect, Keep Learning, Be Active, Take Notice and Give.  

Take 5 Steps to Wellbeing

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To help us deliver Belfast 2024 and make it the best it can be, Belfast City Council is working with the following partners and friends of Belfast 2024 and we are grateful for all their support:

Tourism Northern Ireland logoTourism Ireland logo Visit Belfast logo Ulster Museum logoNational Museums NI logo
2 Royal Avenue logo MayWe logo Castle Court Shopping Centre logo BBC Northern Ireland logo Community Places logo
Dublin City Council logoCauseway Coast and Glens Borough Council logo Newry, Mourne and Down District Council logo Linen Quarter BID logo Cathedral Quarter BID logo
Belfast One BID logo Maritime Belfast logo Titanic Belfast logoLibraries NI logo Green Arts NI logo
Culture Ireland logoArts Ekta logo Euro Cities logo Translink logo

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