The Choices We Made – Learning from the legacy of the Past, Ulster Museum

21 Sep 2017
Ulster Museum, Belfast

Thursday 21 September, 2017.
7.00pm –9.00pm, Ulster Museum, Botanic Gardens, Belfast, BT9 5AB

choices1Corrymeela are teaming up with the Ulster Museum and Healing through Remembering to hold a special event as part of Community Relations Week 2017.

The event will include:
• A screening of the film created by Corrymeela , ‘the choices we made: Bystanding & Conflict in Northern Ireland’, introduced by the film’s Producer & Director, Paul Hutchinson.
• A guided tour of the Ulster Museum’s ‘Troubles’ Exhibition, including details of its ongoing development; and
• Input on ‘Conflict and Peace – how do we remember in order to heal? by Kate Turner of Healing through Remembering. This will explore the role of Story Telling in addressing the legacy of the past and supporting the outworking of the Stormont House Agreement.

There is no charge for the event which includes Tea and Coffee. Places can be booked through the event page on the National Museum’s NI website here. For more information, you can contact Sean Pettis, Development Worker –Education via email or 028 90 50 80 80.


About choices2CR Week

Community Relations and Cultural Awareness Week is a high profile initiative supporting the Northern Ireland Executive’s Together: Building a United Community (T:BUC) strategy. It is an opportunity to celebrate all aspects of our culture and heritage, to promote cultural diversity and to tackle sectarianism and racism. More information can be found on the Community Relations Council website

The film ‘the choices we made: Bystanding & Conflict in Northern Ireland’ was launched by Corrymeela in November 2016. You can find more information and view a trailer here. The production was funded by the Community Relations Council through the Media Grant Scheme and the Irish Department of Foreign Affairs.

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