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Bank of Ideas - South Belfast

  • By: Belfast City Council
  • Location: South Belfast
  • When: On-going
  • Creative Me Profile: Community Connector

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.

93 ideas were presented to the public at our Voting Day in City Hall, at a buzzing market stall of creative ideas!

Every idea was fantastic and gained new supporters across the city.

After a grand total of 2,253 votes across the city, here are the ideas that received the most votes and the funding for South Belfast with a total pot of £10,000:

Black Moon DJ Collective - Mark Patty, Robert Whiteman & Steven Bradley, Deirdre McKenna

Black Moon - Pop-up Picnic Party

August 2024

A music filled, fun afternoon of creative community that is disabled lead, for all the family. Black Moon DJ will bring the music to get you dancing, with games and prizes. We invite you to join us and bring a picnic. Disability culture in action!


Chris Lowry

Community Garden Open Day

July – October 2024

An alleyway garden open day open to anyone near the Ormeau road, with a barbecue, wildflower mural creation and a travelling bike propelled art gallery!

Climate Craic

Climate Craic Festival

Saturday 14th September 2024

The Climate Craic Festival is an inclusive event in Belfast that uses creative arts to engage the community with climate action, promoting sustainability and fostering strong community connections through workshops, performances, and interactive activities.

Open Ormeau Community Collective

Ballynafest Community Fair 2024

Saturday 7th September 2024

Ballynafest will be a family-friendly three hour event showcasing local musical talent, with circus performances, story telling, community singing and family picnics where neighbours can meet and friendships can be forged at the heart of the community in Ormeau Park.

Roma Support Hub (Forward South Partnership)

Cosmopolitan Community Cooking Club

September 2024


South Belfast is one of the most diverse areas of Northern Ireland.

Let's make the most out of it! We would like to bring the local community together, prepare food together and eat it together.


Mark Cousins and Ross Anderson-Doherty

Disabled Cabaret Performance

July 2024



A disabled queer cabaret to raise awareness of the talent of disabled queer people in Belfast.

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