Step into The Wardrobe and enter the world of Narnia with this year's C.S. Lewis Festival

The EastSide of the City is getting ready to celebrate the life and works of one of its literary greats all over again with the launch of the third C.S. Lewis Festival.  
The Festival will not only showcase Lewis’ diverse works and legacy but his strong connections to his childhood home of east Belfast. Through a series of events and activities including talks, film, theatre, arts, crafts, readings, music, workshops, exhibitions, tours and literature - everyone is invited to open the wardrobe door into the world of C.S.

Hard Hat Tour of our new sections

On Thursday 15th October we went on a Connswater Community Greenway Hard Hat Bus Tour to see the developments of the new sections of the Connswater Community Greenway. 

Connswater Community Greenway Stakeholder Forum takes place at Braniel Church

On Friday 16th October the latest Connswater Community Greenway (CCG) Stakeholder Forum took place at Braniel Church. 

Issues discussed included the construction works and design element of the project, community engagement and activities and also a visit from Ulster University to discuss their Community Participation in Planning  which is focusing on the Connswater Community Greenway. 

Winner of our See Sense Competition Announced

Earlier this year we teamed up with See Sense, to give you the chance to win intelligent lights for your bike worth £99.99. Hundreds of you entered the competition and we can now reveal the winner picked at random is James Tate from Belfast.

James won a set of See Sense Bike lights worth £99.99! To find out more about See Sense and their products visit 

Community Planning and Governance Students visit the Connswater Greenway

Earlier this week Postgraduate students from the University of Ulster Jordanstown visited the Connswater Community Greenway. The students which are studying the Community Planning and Governence are going to carry out a community engagement and programming study for the Orangefield, Braniel and Clarawood section of the Connswater Community Greenway.