Upcoming Events

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Come and help us at Tesco’s

We are raising funds at Tesco’s on Bentrim street/Prince William Road all day on Friday, 13th October. Some of us will be pedalling a static tandem, while others will be shaking buckets and telling the public all about Lisburn Outlook. This event is not only for our cyclists, as the money raised will go to our general funds. So please spare us a bit of your day: pedal if you wish, stand and smile if you prefer! If you can help out, please contact Paul Rodgers on 07889 749992.


Quiz Night – Have Fun & Raise Funds

Saturday 4th November: put it in your diary. Lisburn Outlook is organising a fund-raising quiz at the Racquets Club, 36 Belfast Road, Lisburn, starting at 7 for 7.30. There will be prizes! There will be light refreshments and a bar. Why not bring a team: your family, your church, your club, your workplace, bring them all (but if you are only one or two, we will make sure you get a team anyway.

Admission £10, including sandwiches and crisps. All profits go to Lisburn Outlook, and the emphasis will be on a good night out rather than on finding the next Mastermind.




Visual Awareness Training

As part of our support for Lisburn Outlook volunteers, we are offering some visual awareness training, courtesy of the South-Eastern health and Social Care Trust Sensory Impairment Team on Wednesday 27th September.

The training will cover topics such as:

–      Different types of vision loss;

–      Guiding techniques;

–      Etiquette;

–      Mobility aids;

–      Communications (how do we use phones, etc.)

We have in mind a session of up to 90 minutes and this would need to take place during working hours.

There are still some places available so if you are interested in attending please contact David Mann on 07766 302496 or e-mail lisburnoutlook@gmail.com with your availability.

Walking Group News

During September we held 2 local walks:

On Tuesday, 5th September, we met at Lisburn Civic Centre at 10.30am and went to Wallace Park where we enjoyed a walk around the park. On Tuesday, 19th September we met at the Civic Centre and walk around Castle Gardens.
Details of our October schedule will follow shortly.

If you are interested in joining us or require further information please give Katy Leach a call on 9266 7053.


Coffee Morning

The September Café & Co. coffee morning was held on Thursday, 7th September, at the Arora cafe upstairs in Smyth Patterson’s department store, Bow Street. Information on the October meeting will follow shortly.


Pub Evening

Following a break in August our pub evenings resume on Wednesday, 27th September in the Cardan Bar, on the corner of Bachelors Walk and Railway Street, opposite the railway station, from 5.00pm to at least 7.00pm.

You are very welcome to join us for a congenial evening.



Our Saturday morning Tandem Sessions continue with the group meeting in Wallace Park at 10.30am.  Our Thursday evening sessions have now stopped for the winter but will resume in the spring.

Campaigners Active Network (CAN)

Are you interested in lobbying for change?  It’s not easy, but it can be rewarding.  CAN Lisburn and Castlereagh usually meets on the last Friday of each month in the Rowan Centre.  For more information please contact Fred Young on 07794 389696 or e-mail: fredyoung53@googlemail.com.

Belfast Communities Experience

Would you like to learn more about the people, places and communities that make Belfast? Are you interested in visiting different places of worship, understanding why different communities celebrate the events they do?

If so, you could come along to the Belfast City Council Diverse City events to learn more about the culture and traditions of some of the communities living in Belfast.

This is a yearlong programme with free events happening each month but you must reserve your place in advance by emailing goodrelations@belfastcity.gov.uk or calling 028 9027 0663.

21 September 2017 (10am-12 noon)

Irish Cultural and Linguistic Experience
This Gaeltacht Experience provides the opportunity for participants to experience an authentic sample of traditional Irish culture as served in Belfast’s urban Gaeltacht Quarter. At this event participants will experience the history, music, food and language of the rich heritage in the Gaeltacht Quarter.

28 September 2017 (10am-12 noon)

Clifton Street Orange Hall
This visit will provide participants with the opportunity to have a guided tour of the 130-year building as well as providing an insight into the history and traditions of the Orange Order and an exploration of artefacts that add to the story of the Institution.




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