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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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Flax Trust Music Awards 2017
The Flax Trust Music Awards took place in the Harty Room at Queen’s University on June 28th, 2017. Three finalists through to Grand Final.  Recipients received bursaries of £2000 each with an opportunity to win a further £6,000 on October 20th 2017 at Holy Cross Church. Amy Gillen Amy is from Co. Donegal and has […] Read more – ‘Flax Trust Music Awards 2017’.
The Flax Trust Music Bursaries at Queen’s University 2017
Flax Trust present £2,000 in Bursaries to three young classical musicians at Queen’s University School of Arts, English and Languages on June 28th, 2017 Gerard Mullaly will be graduating from Queen’s University with a First Class Honours in Music. He took up the clarinet at the age of 8 and has progressed under the tutelage of […] Read more – ‘The Flax Trust Music Bursaries at Queen’s University 2017’.
The Flax Trust CBYO Conductors Award 2017
Justine Gormley – Violin & Piano This 18 year old musician has been a member of the City of Belfast Youth Orchestra(CBYO) for the past 5 years and has been leader for the past season. Justine is very humble in approach and prepares meticulously for every rehearsal. Her calm and balanced manner encourages input and […] Read more – ‘The Flax Trust CBYO Conductors Award 2017’.

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