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Lord Mayor to open Quiet Peacemakers art exhibition

The Lord Mayor of Belfast, the Right Honourable Councillor Nichola Mallon, will be visiting Urban Soul Cafe on Thursday August  21 to carry out the official opening of the Quiet Peacemakers art exhibition, a collection of portraits by local artist Susan Hughes. The paintings portray people who were the “unsung heroes” of the peace process, working away behind the scenes...
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May Street Church’s listed building status confirmed by NI Environment Agency

May Street Church is in receipt of a letter to Church House from the NI Environment Agency. It advises us that NIEA has been carrying out a review of all historic buildings in NI and has re-considered the heritage value of both May Street Church and the adjoining lecture hall. The outcome is that the statutory historic building listing (B+) for...
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Binns Organ Centenary Festival at May Street

Plans have been announced for a festival in October 2014 to mark the 100th birthday of the much acclaimed May Street Church organ. The organ was provided by the Leeds-based firm of JJ Binns and came into operation in October 1914. It is much celebrated among organ fans as being a rare example of an unmodified Binns pipe organ. The...
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Quiet Peacemakers Exhibition at Urban Soul

Urban Soul is to be the venue for an art exhibition running from July 30 until mid-September 2014. The exhibition is of around 20 oil portraits by acclaimed local artist Susan Hughes and it is called Quiet Peacemakers. The subjects are those who have worked behind the scenes to promote reconciliation, such as Ken Newell, Lesley Carroll, David Jardine, Ruth...
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Urban Soul gets top marks in Scores on the Doors

We are delighted to report that Urban Soul Cafe has received the maximum possible score in the Scores on the Doors ratings. We can now display our Five Star sign with pride. Congratulations to Avril Gracey and the rest of the team on this major achievement. We hope it will increase trade and encourage those who are already customers. We...
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