Belfast Telegraph

On the grapevine - September 23


Ballynafeigh shared community week (and a bit)

Already underway with popular appeal, the community celebration week is not over yet!

Brought to you by local community groups and Ballynafeigh Community Development Association, there is definitely something for everyone, as well as an opportunity to meet new friends and and new neighbours too.

Today, Thursday September 23, the following events are to take place:

‘An audience with the Skyways Club’

A movie themed afternoon showcasing some of the recent work produced by members from the Skyway Club – including the screening of a short film (or two). Refreshments available.

Venue: Ballynafeigh Community House

Time: 2pm — 3.30pm

Contact: Linda or Matthew on 90 491 161

Bingo Night for Senior Citizens

Venue: Elgin Court

Time: 7.30pm – 8.30pm

Contact: Raymond, Elgin Court, 90 690 550

Ballynafeigh Champions Present

An Extravaganza at the Big House

A lively night at a neutral location, you can look forward to Samba drumming, a Blues band, a quiz by the Hughes Brothers, comedy performances, and live band — the Voodoo Baptists

Venue: 1st Floor, Pavilion Bar

Time: 7.15pm to Late

Tomorrow, Friday September 24,

Musical Afternoon

Come along to an old-time sing-a-long

Venue: Elgin Court

Time: 2pm – 4.00pm

Contact: Raymond, Elgin Court, 90 690 550

On Saturday September 25

Family Fun Day

Hosted by Ballynafeigh and Annadale Heritage Society & Annadale & Haywood Residents Association

Venue: Annadale Flats

Time: 2.00pm – 4.00pm

Ulster Day Celebration

Hosted by Ballynafeigh and Annadale Heritage Society & Annadale & Haywood Residents Association. A talk and awareness session about Ulster Day.

Also Lambeg drumming and piping.

Venue: Annadale Flats

Time: 3.00pm-4.00pm

Family Fete

Games, cake sale, jumble sale, competitions and activities for all the family and all ages.

Venue: St Johns, Newtownbreda

Presbyterian Church

Time: 2.00pm – 5.00pm


Calling in’tree’pid explorers

Join the hunt for the old, fat and gnarly! The Ancient Tree Hunt comes to town later this month.

The attached release brings news of a special event, hosted by the Woodland Trust and Belfast City Council. The event, part of the Trust’s Ancient Tree Hunt project, will take place at Sir Thomas and Lady Dixon Park, Belfast on Sunday September 26. It follows in the footsteps of similar events held in London, Glasgow and Cardiff.

Nature lovers will discover the beauty of the Park and its magnificent veteran trees. Children, with the help of professional artists, will enjoy a whole range of hands-on creative crafts. While both young and old will have a rare opportunity to actually listen to the trees!

Ladies night

Belfast will be treating its ladies to an ultimate night out on Friday September 24, at the Holiday Inn hotel on Ormeau Avenue with an evening of tweeking, preening and pampering — all in support of the ‘Pretty n Pink’ breast cancer charity.

Local fashion designer Bridgene Graham will exhibit her latest collection on the catwalk.alongside Lois Yearsly. Hair experts, Lloyd Smyth Hairdressing will be on hand to offer consultations and nails by Margaret Black will also be guiding ladies on the colours of the season and all things cuticle related.

Special treat of the night will be three areas of botox for the special price of £175 all taken care of by Medi Cosmetic, tanning. All areas of beauty will be taken care of from the Beauty Basement, Chichester Street, while also on the night there will be the fabulous make up range from Illamasqua, Debenhams, Belfast. Thomas Hawkes dance school will be there, as well as tattoo’s by Gillian Smyth.

Tickets are £5 and are available from |Ticketmaster 02890 323744 and Holiday Inn 08704 009005 or if you wish to book a stand, it is £50. Contact Linda Douglas on 07967 310978 or Kelly Webb on 07872 309489.


Rainbows & brownies

Donegall Road Methodist Church has announced their youth organisations are now up and running for the new season. The Rainbow Girls (4 – 7 years) is held on a Monday between 6.30pm and 7.30pm.

The Brownies (7 -11years) are also |held on a Monday from 6.30pm to 8.00pm. The 3 year olds and under are not left out as they meet on a Thursday along with parents at 10.30am and finish at 12 noon.

The Anchor Boys along with all sections of the Boy's Brigade are |also held on a Thursday. All details can be seen on the new pavement display stand which is ideally located for all to see.

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