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Creative Innovators in Peacebuilding: “Enabling the Arts as the dialogue to assist the development of a more peaceful, equal and intercultural society free from racism & sectarianism.”

Through a diverse team of Artists and Peace Soldiers we design and facilitate innovative creative projects & solutions that strengthen community relations, nurture peace processes, heal trauma and promote interaction between different cultures through diversity and global education.
The work of Beyond Skin began January 2004 in Northern Ireland responding to the rise in racism & sectarianism influenced by the legacy of conflict.
We represent an international team of professional artists, facilitators, educators and technicians passionate about creating positive social change through intercultural music, arts, dance, digital media and sensory engagement.

"If you want a powerful good relations programme in your area and to maximise community engagement, you could do no better than enlist the Beyond Skin team. They are by far the most creative, dedicated and professional delivery agent I have ever worked with” - Good Relations Officer

"With such a diverse team based locally and internationally, we are like a little United Nations but without the guns" - Darren Ferguson (Founder)

Donate to the work of Beyond Skin via Local Giving or by texting OKGO41£amount to 70070 (example OKGO41£10)

Charity Registration Number  NIC101795

Latest News

30 Oct

The Art of Making Peace Infectious @ Build Peace

#ArtsDialogue programme at Build Peace Belfast 

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24 Oct

Short films: #FUTyoURES Imagine Peace Colombian Exhibition in Belfast.

NVTV & 3FortyFive Film productions featuring interviews with exhibition producers and Beyond Skin founder. 

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24 Sep

Youth2030: UN chief launches bold new strategy for young people ‘to lead’

The United Nations Secretary-General launched a new partnership strategy with the world’s 1.8 billion young people to help put “their ideas into action”. 

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