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Extended Reality Festival Returns To Belfast To Create Unique Tech Driven Art Experiences

An innovative arts festival is set to once again merge technology and art to create a unique virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) experience for attendees. Belfast XR, now in its third year, specialises in curating worldclass immersive technology content that takes the art of storytelling to a new level. Extended Reality or ‘XR’ is the...

Mother Of Inspirational Teen To Tell Heartfelt Story At 4 Corners Festival

The mother of inspirational Irish teenager Donal Walsh is set to join this year’s 4 Corners Festival to remember her brave son. Elma Walsh’s son Donal from Co Kerry was diagnosed with terminal cancer in his teens and during his life spread an anti-suicide message of living life to the full.  Sadly, after raising awareness through his...

Unveiled Event To Tell Story Of Lesser Known Women In Scripture At 4 Corners Festival

This year’s 4 Corners Festival is set to tell the story of the lesser known women in scripture as Rev Clare Hayns reflects from her latest book. Unveiled: Women of the Old Testament and the choices they made is a powerful book packed with stories of women from the bible that have extraordinary resonance and application...

Culture of Hope Exhibition Captures Diverse Stories Through Photography At 4 Corners Festival

A thought provoking exhibition is to be showcased in Belfast city centre as part of this year’s 4 Corners Festival. Opening on Thursday, February 1, A Culture Of Hope, will run until February 10 at ArtCetera Studio in Rosemary Street. The exhibition, by the Westcourt Centre in collaboration with Westcourt Camera Club and a number of local...

The Power Of A Positive Mentality: Matthew Bell On His Second Chance

Pro hockey player Matthew Bell was at the top of his game. In 2016 he was gearing up for the Olympics in Rio De Janeiro. When he didn’t make the cut for the sporting world’s biggest stage, he thought he was having the worst day of his life. He had no idea what was ahead...

4 Corners Festival Bringing Young People Together Through Sports 

Uniting young people with a Game of 4 Corners This year’s 4 Corners Festival is set to bring young people from local communities across Belfast together through the medium of sport. Now in its 12th year, the 4 Corners Festival was conceived as a way to inspire people from across the city to transform it for the...

15 Unique Events Taking Place At This Year’s 4 Corners Festival

Now in its 12th year, the 4 Corners Festival is set to deliver 15 interesting and unique events across all four corners of Belfast. The festival, which features a range of music, discussion, sport and faith-inspired events, will run from February 1 to 11. This year’s theme OUR STORIES…Towards A Culture Of Hope is “about showcasing Belfast...

Businesses Should Prioritise Employee Mental & Emotional Health In 2024 Says Healthy Mind Coach

The start of the new year can be the perfect opportunity for businesses to prioritise the mental and emotional wellbeing of their employees. New Year resolutions are in full swing for many individuals who are choosing to take up new hobbies and concentrate on their emotional and physical wellbeing this year.  Sam Barr of Healthy Mind Coaching...

4 Corners Festival To Tell The Story Behind BBC’s Blue Lights Police Drama

The screenwriters behind the successful BBC police drama Blue Lights have joined the lineup of the 4 Corners Festival next month to tell the story behind their critically acclaimed TV show. Writer Declan Lawn (from Ballymena) and Adam Patterson (from Dromore) will be interviewed by Ulster University student Tyree Patton who will explore the stories they...

Folk Music Stars Trú To Take To The Stage At 4 Corners Festival Next Month

Folk music stars Trú have been confirmed as the latest musical act to be added to the 4 Corners Festival lineup next month. The band will be taking to the stage at An Evening In Conversation with Trú where 4 Corners Festival co-founder Steve Stockman and committee member Mylie Brennan will interview the band about their...