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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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Love Songs and Music February 14th 2020
Concert of Love Songs and Music from stage and screen took place on Friday 14th at Holy Cross Church, North Belfast. The evening featured the City of Belfast Youth Orchestra, conductor Paul McBride; CBSM Junior Strings, conductor Dr Niall Catney; soprano Megan Mooney; Dr Niall McBride violin; Fergus McBride violin, Jilly Martin, oboe and Flax […] Read more – ‘Love Songs and Music February 14th 2020’.
The North Belfast Community Leadership Awards Friday 24th January 2020
The North Belfast Community Leadership Awards took place in Holy Cross Church North Belfast on Friday 24th January, with the Ulster Orchestra, conductor Steve Barnett, Manager Richard Wigley and the cast of Oklahoma, Rodgers and Hammerstein with soprano Megan Mooney.  Master of Ceremonies was Gavin Boyd. Donations were in aid of MacMillan Cancer Support. Read more – ‘The North Belfast Community Leadership Awards Friday 24th January 2020’.
Flax Trust Christmas Concert, St Patrick’s Church, Donegal Street, Belfast 2019
The Flax Trust Christmas Concert on 18th December 2019 was in St Patrick’s Church, Donegal Street, Belfast in aid of the Northern Ireland Children’s Hospice. Noel Thompson BBC was Master of Ceremonies. Read more – ‘Flax Trust Christmas Concert, St Patrick’s Church, Donegal Street, Belfast 2019’.

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