Lagan Dragons is Northern Ireland’s first ever breast cancer survivor Dragon Boat team, formed in September 2015, with training sessions from Belfast Boat Club, 12 Lockview Road, Belfast.
Our team is open and inclusive to all, however, we are primarily made up of breast cancer survivors, family members and medical professionals who have supported us and been involved in our diagnoses and treatment, but we welcome new members of all ages, backgrounds and abilities!
Cyanotype printing and Van Dyke Brown printing are both contact printing processes, where a negative or an object is placed onto photosensitised paper or fabric, and exposed to the sun or a UV light. Photosensitive emulsion is brushed onto the paper by hand, making each print unique. This camera-less, iron-based technique was invented by John Herschel in 1842.
This animation club offers a great introduction to the colourful world of animation!
The workshop will allow participants to make a complete animated Lego film on an iPad, using sound effects, visual effects, titles and lots of imagination!
Following on from the What is the Consumer Credit Act on-line learning (a pre-requisite for this course), this discussion based practical day is designed to support your application of the theory and legislation related to the Consumer Credit Act. It will give you the opportunity to build on previous learning and develop your confidence and skills when dealing with customer enquiries.
This is a free, interactive and activity based one-day training programme which aims to improve health literacy understanding and skills for community leaders with a focus on increasing self-care for minor ailments.
This course aims to help us understand the basic principles and the process of
advocacy whether it is for advocating for yourself or acting as an advocate. The
course will look at the effect of disempowering experiences on an individual’s life
and the positive impact the advocacy process can have for individual’s and for staff.
You will learn the communication and assertiveness skills required to be a good
advocate and what types of support individuals need to express themselves. A
good relationship in the advocacy process is key so you will learn how to develop
an advocacy partnership, know how it differs from other relationships and how to
recognise and manage conflict situations.
(Duration of course: 3 days plus a taster session)
Completion of this course is equivalent to a GCSE grade B,
The aim of this course is to provide team leaders and managers with a range of tools and templates to help them learn how to delegate tasks and use effective delegation as a key development tool to motivate and challenge their staff.
Valuing the combined lived experience of mental health and professional knowledge we co-produce courses to improve the wellbeing of people in the community of Belfast. Recovery College students include service users, families, friends, carers, staff and those with an interest in wellbeing and mental health. A peer educator with lived experience of mental health and a staff educator with knowledge of the subject area facilitate the workshops.
The Belfast Recovery College welcomes everyone to attend our free wellbeing and mental health education and learning programmes. There are a range of courses open to the community of Belfast. All you have to do is enrol!
Mindfulness introduces people to meditation techniques and teaches lifelong skills
that can be helpful for everyone in coping with the large and small stressors and
struggles of everyday life. It is also useful for physical and mental health conditions.
This course will consist of 8 sessions, one day each week and will give students and give an in-depth look at mindfulness, what it involves and how it may help you.
NIFHA's 2019 Annual Conference takes place on Thurs 3rd and Fri 4th October 2019 at City Hotel L/Derry.
This is the annual highlight of the NI Housing Association sector’s calendar.
LEARN from the experts in social and affordable housing across the UK.
Be INSPIRED, make new CONTACTS and build RELATIONSHIPS across the sector.