Belfast Telegraph

On the grapevine - August 5


Fun day of titanic proportion

A Titanic Day of Fun and Living History is to be had for everyone at the Titanic Vintage Day 2010.

Once again the Titanic Vintage Day invites you and your family to experience and enjoy a celebration of Northern Ireland’s history and heritage.

Taking place on Saturday, August 14, from 10am to 4pm at the Titanic’s Dock & Pump-House, visitors will be able to view and admire vintage and classic cars from car clubs all over Northern Ireland with the The Morris Minor Owners Club NI's Regional Rally on the day.

Browse and buy at the Vintage Fair which will be showcasing the best NI has to offer from suppliers of Antiques, Vintage Clothes, Jewellery, Vanity Ware, Models, Records, Cards and much more.

The fair will once again take place in the Studio Room of the Pump House, which showcases treasures dating from the early 1900s to the 1970s, and discover the story behind Belfast’s maritime magic by taking a guided tour of the Pump-House and Dock.

Bouncy castles and face painting will provide some added fun and entertainment for the kids and Living History and Boat tours mean there is something for everyone at this year’s Titanic Vintage Day.

Organisers are encouraging visitors to dress for the occasion with prizes to be won for best dressed couple, best dressed boy and best dressed girl.

For more information and updates on Titanic Vintage Day please go to

Community education

Enrollment has begun for a variety of 15 week long courses to be taught at Wandsworth Community Centre — all commencing on the week beginning September 13.

The courses and times, offered through the Belfast Metropolitan College, are:

Creative writing — Monday, 10am - 12noon;

Creative needle work — Wednesday, 10am-12noon or Thursday, 10am-12 noon;

Painting for pleasure — Thursday, 10am-12noon or 1pm-3pm; Flower arranging — 10am - 12 noon.

The cost to take part in a 15 week long course is £75. For those on benefits, the cost is £60. To book your place on a course call 90 265 265.

Wandsworth Community Centre is located on 26a Belmont Church Road.

Fundraising ball

East Belfast Mission will be holding a fundraising ball on Friday, September 10, at 7pm in the Stormont Hotel.

Tickets are £40, and included in the price is a four course meal, music and entertainment.

There will also be a Charity Auction. For further details or tickets please contact: East Belfast Mission, c/o Stepping Stones, 240 Newtownards Road, Belfast, 02890 458560.


Golden goal soccer

There are limited places still available in Dundonald Presbyterian Church's Golden Goal Soccer Fun Week for eight-14-year-olds.

It will be held at the Billy Neill football complex from Monday, August 9, to Thursday, August 12.

Please telephone 9048 6240 or email for more information.


On par for charity

Back by popular demand Meningitis Research Foundation in association with Woodvale Cricket Club is holding it’s second charity golf day at Belvoir Park Golf Club on Thursday, August 26.

Golfers everywhere are invited to join to help raise much needed funds for the foundation.

On arrival players will be served bacon rolls and tea/coffee. Players will receive a goodie bag on the first tee and on course refreshments will be provided free of charge by a roving buggy.

Free hot dogs and burgers will be provided adjacent to the 12th green.

After golf there will be a prize giving and speeches followed by a ballot. All this for £50 which includes a donation to charity.

To secure your place, call Keli on 90 321283, or email

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