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Scrub Clearance and Hedge Management

Sunday 1st October
Slievenacloy Nature Reserve
Free

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Presentation on Invasive Species in the Glens of Antrim

Wednesday 11th October
St Mary’s Parish Centre, Cushendall, Co. Antrim
Free

Tackling the Decline in Pollinating Insects: Boosting Community Partnerships and Engagement Nationwide

Thursday 12th October
Park Plaza, Westminster Bridge, London
See website for details

Belfast Sustainability Network – Sustainability Social

Thursday 12th October
Sweet Afton Bar & Kitchen, Brunswick Street, Belfast BT2 7GE
Free

One enchanted evening at Oakfield Glen, Carrickfergus

Friday 13th October
Oakfield Glen, Carrickfergus
£5 per child; adults go free

Outdoor Learning in the Early Years

Saturday 14th October
Tollymore Field Studies Centre
Resident: £135, Non Resident £99

Grass Roots AGM

Saturday 14th October
Newtownbreada Presbyterian Church Hall, Ormeau Road, Belfast
Free

Red Squirrel Walks in Slieve Gullion Forest Park

Saturday 14th October
Slieve Gullion Forest Park, 89 Drumintee Road Killeavy, Newry, Co. Armagh BT35 8SW
Free

Cregagh Wood Walk and Hide Visit

Saturday 14th October
Cregagh Wood – Meet at St Patrick’s Church
Free

Pond Improvement

Sunday 15th October
Rea’s Wood Antrim
Free

Bird Ringing Demonstration

Sunday 15th October
Forest Rd, Forkhill
Free

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Red Squirrel Talk

Tuesday 17th October
Cushendall Library
Free

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FuSIon Fest – The Social Innovation Festival

Thursday 19th October
See website for details
Free

Environment, Farming & Social Policy: Towards an integrated food strategy in Northern Ireland

Friday 20th October
Queens University Belfast, Canada Room, Lanyon Building, University Road, Belfast
Free

Ballycastle Forest Walk

Saturday 21st October
Ballycastle Forest Park
Free

Life on the Lough

Saturday 21st October
Mount Stewart
Free – Donations Welcome

Brent Watch

Saturday 21st October
Strangford Lough – Greyabbey Carpark
No Charge, Donations Welcome

Ghost and Gourds Spook–tacular

Saturday 21st October
Rowallane Garden
Normal Admission, Members Free

Autumn Pumpkinfest

Saturday 21st October
Castle Ward
Normal Admission, Members Free

Squirrel Information

Sunday 22nd October
Laragh Lodge – Glenariff Forest Park
Free

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Half–Term Hallowe’en Fest

Thursday 26th October
The Argory, Moy
Normal Admission, Members Free

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Mexican Day of the Dead

Saturday 28th October
Giant’s Causeway
Normal Admission, Members Free

Hallowe’en Fun

Saturday 28th October
Mount Stewart
Normal Admission, Members Free

Poison Chocolate Apple Dunking

Saturday 28th October
Rowallane Garden
Normal Admission, Members Free

Woodland Management

Sunday 29th October
Saintfield Estate, Saintfield Co Down
Free

Glenarm Forest Walk

Sunday 29th October
Glenarm Forest Park
Free

Hallowe’en Fest and Craft Fair

Sunday 29th October
Florence Court
Normal Admission, Members Free

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FuSIon Fest – The Social Innovation Festival

Thursday 19 October 2017 - 20/10/17

See website for details

Building Change Trust are thrilled to announce, ‘FuSIon Fest – The Social Innovation Festival’ which will take place in Northern Ireland over 2 days in 2 cities – 19 Oct in Derry~Londonderry and 20 Oct in Belfast. The Festival is a one–day programme that will be repeated in each city and will take place in the Playhouse in Derry–Londonderry and the Crescent Arts Centre in Belfast. Delegates will hear from 3 keynote speakers, participate in a number of breakout sessions and have access to the Social Innovation village featuring practitioners, innovative organisations, and a space to network and learn more about Social Innovation. The Festival will finish on the evening of 20 October with an afterparty and final keynote on the Belfast Barge and complimentary return transport from Derry will be provided for delegates.

Expect a programme of fun and unique experiential learning for delegates with a blend of international keynotes sharing best practice, showcasing innovative solutions to some of the social challenges faced by communities in and outside of Northern Ireland. Enjoy discussions within an informal networking village setting, bringing a collaborative mix of people from across all sectors together for two days packed with conversation, networking, insights, music and a celebration of community spirit and creativity.

Who should attend? Come one, come all – no experience needed! Anyone with a desire to build lasting social change in our society: educators, government departments, communities, entrepreneurs, big businesses, techpreneurs and innovators. Let’s get together as one collaborative community to have fun, meet interesting people and explore possibilities.

FuSIon Fest is brought to you by Social Innovation NI in association with the Building Change Trust, supported by the Department for Communities and managed by Innovate-NI.  For more information check out the website www.fusionfest.co.uk and get your tickets here.

 

Cost   More Details Free
Time   More Details See website for details
Contact   More Details
+44 (0)28 9024 5927
info@buildingchangetrust.org
www.fusionfest.co.uk