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Education Village

Education Village

The Flax Trust continues to support The Education Task Group to develop a vision for Catholic Education in North Belfast. The vision is to build an ‘All Faith Education Village’. Having entered the Development Proposal stage which is great news, we have now carried out the Public Consultation with over 5500 votes cast for the New College. We are waiting for a government response to the people’s vote.



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The Flax Trust is one of the largest and longest established development trusts in Ireland. It is a registered charity formed in Belfast in 1977. Learn more

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The Flax Trust Arts Musical Production of Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Oklahoma! Mac Theatre Belfast 7th August 2019
The Flax Trust Arts Musical Production of Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Oklahoma! took place at The Mac Theatre, Belfast, Wednesday 7th to Saturday 10th August 2019. Director: Megan Mooney, Production Manager: Bethany Simpson. This project was produced by Flax Trust, who for over 40 years has been committed to promoting peace and community reconciliation in North […] Read more – ‘The Flax Trust Arts Musical Production of Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Oklahoma! Mac Theatre Belfast 7th August 2019’.
The Flax Trust Music Bursaries at Queen’s University, Harty Room Belfast, June 26th, 2019
Flax Trust presented £3,000 in bursaries to three young classical musicians at Queen’s University Belfast School of Arts, English and Languages on 26th June 2019. Jack Wilson, Organist Laoise Kavanagh, Clarinet Ryan Garnham, Baritone Flax Trust Classics Sr Mary Turley, Dr Peter Smyth, Paul McBride, Gavin Boyd, Bethany Simpson, Fr Myles Kavanagh, Megan Mooney, Trevor […] Read more – ‘The Flax Trust Music Bursaries at Queen’s University, Harty Room Belfast, June 26th, 2019’.
Evening of Songs from the Shows March 29th, 2019
An evening of ‘Songs from the Shows’ took place on Friday 29th, March 2019 at 7:30 pm at Holy Cross, North Belfast in aid of starving children. Master of Ceremonies was James McGinn. Performing were City of Belfast Youth Orchestra, (CBYO) Conductor Paul McBride, Manager Robert Briscoe and Leader Sean Catney; City of Belfast School […] Read more – ‘Evening of Songs from the Shows March 29th, 2019’.

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