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To celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Coca–Cola Coast Care Awards, Live Here Love Here are calling for you to nominate your Coastal and Inland Waterway Hero!

Friday 1st September

Castlerock Walk Fest

Saturday 2nd September
Downhill Demesne and Hezlett House

Car Bazaar

Saturday 2nd September
Mount Stewart
Car £5, Van £10, Trailer £15

Autumn Book Fair at The Argory

Saturday 2nd September
The Argory, Moy
Normal Admission, Members Free

Bushcraft for Beginners

Saturday 2nd September
Tollymore Field Studies Centre
£35 including a packed lunch

Rea’s Wood – Removal of Sycamore Trees in Wet–woodland

Sunday 3rd September
Rea’s Wood Antrim


Ards Beach Cleaning

Saturday 9th September
Strangford Lough meet at Portaferry
No Charge

NI Environment Week – Benburb Castle

Saturday 9th September
Benburb Castle

NI Environment Week – Picnic with nature at Creggan Country Park

Saturday 9th September
Creggan Country Park

NI Environment Week – The Park After Dark – Creggan Country Park

Saturday 9th September
Creggan Country Park

NI Environment Week – Walk on the wild side – Creggan Country Park

Saturday 9th September
Creggan Country Park


NI Environment Week – Brexit: The Future of the Environment in NI

Monday 11th September
Lough Neagh Discovery Centre


NI Environment Week – Batty about bats!

Wednesday 13th September
Rathfern Community Centre, Knockenagh Avenue, Carnmoney

NI Environment Week – Get your hands dirty!

Thursday 14th September

NI Environment Week – Creggan Heritage Trail for 50+ groups

Thursday 14th September
Creggan Country Park

NI Environment Week – Power from the Planet – Creggan Country Park

Friday 15th September
Creggan Country Park

Hedge Fun

Saturday 16th September
No Charge, Donations Welcome

Wildlife Tracking

Saturday 16th September
Tollymore Field Studies Centre
£45 including lunch

NI Environment Week – Food from the Hills, Colin Allotments Healthy Living Centre

Saturday 16th September
Colin Allotments Healthy Living Centre
£5 per person (Belfast Hills Friends discounted rate of £3)

MCS Beachwatch

Sunday 17th September
Murlough NNR
No Charge

Foraging for Wild Foods and Medicine

Sunday 17th September
Tollymore Field Studies Centre

Killard Point near Strangford – Beachwatch

Sunday 17th September
Killard Point


Blue Opportunities: The Marine Economy in the NPA

Thursday 21st September
Marine Institute, Rinville West, Oranmore, Galway


Jazz in the Garden at Mount Stewart

Sunday 24th September
Mount Stewart
Normal Admission, Members Free

Cultural Sow, Grow, Munch – Cultural Cuisine and Indoor Gardening Course

Monday 25th September
Contact Kerry for more information


Brexit: Debating the Way Forward for Agriculture and the Environment in Northern Ireland

Friday 29th September
CAFRE, Greenmount Campus, 45 Tirgracy Rd, BT41 4PS

Red Squirrel Day

Saturday 30th September
Mount Stewart
Normal Admission, Members Free

Tea Blending

Saturday 30th September
Rowallane Garden
Normal Admission, Members Free


Legacy Fundraising Masterclass with Richard Radcliffe

Thursday 27 July 2017

Ulster University, 25–51 York Street, Belfast BT15 1ED


About this event…

On the 27th July, NIEL’s Heritage Lottery Funded “Investing in Northern Ireland’s Heritage” programme will be hosting a Legacy Fundraising Masterclass with gifts in wills guru, Richard Radcliffe, in association with Will to Give.

Legacy gifts across the UK are estimated to be worth around £2.5 billion, and this source of income is predicted to grow in the coming years.

About Richard Radcliffe…

Richard has 35 years’ experience in fundraising, which includes more than 25 years specialising in legacies – there isn’t much about legacy fundraising that Richard doesn’t know! So far, Richard has met over 25,000 donors, volunteers and service users in thousands of informal focus groups/discovery days covering every cause on the planet. He has written (or helped draft) more than 700 successful legacy fundraising strategies. He continues to access the legacy market, learning and expanding his insight as the market evolves and matures.

Find out more about Richard and Radcliffe Consulting at


  • What are the biggest barriers you are facing to legacy fundraising?

  • Developing a legacy fundraising strategy

  • Key tactics on messaging: information on Will making versus legacy giving – what can or should be done?

  • Discussion on motivations for legacies and how to promote legacies with the best messages

  • Choosing the right communication channels & examples

  • A debate on the best call to action

  • Examples of great legacy campaigns

  • Future action

To register for this event, please click here.

For more information on the “Investing in Northern Ireland’s Heritage” programme, please click here.

For more information on “Will to Give”, please click here.


Cost   More Details £25
Time   More Details 9:30am – 4:00pm
Contact   More Details Murdo Murray