It has been lovely working with the Féile on some of their promotional videos to celebrate their 30th year. Féile an Phobail kicked started my interest in the media and it's been so nice taking a trip down memory lane.
Féile an Phobail have been working with Queen’s University and community partners including Belfast Media Group, to create an exhibition that showcases the dynamism, energy and complex history of the West Belfast Festival since its inception almost thirty years ago.
It is currently on display at the Kennedy Centre in West Belfast.
If you would like to contribute to the exhibition please check out their website feilebelfasthistory.com. You can write and supply as much or as little as you like – all contributions are welcome – and become part of a wider team that will make Féile’s history as the festival approaches its 30th anniversary.
I started volunteering with the Féile when I was 13 and 20 years on I am still as passionate about the Feile as I was back when I was a little girl. When I think of the Féile I think of family, friends and fun. As dramatic as it may seem I know I would not be the person I am today if I hadn't joined the Féile's radio news team . The Féile will always have a special place in my heart for so many reasons, personal and professional. I have met the most interesting and wonderful people from all around the world and made friendships that have stood the test of time. I will always cherish my Féile memories however I now look forward to making new ones as we embark on a new era of Feile Celebrations, with a new generation of Féile staff and volunteers and I don’t know about you, but I am excited to see just how far we can go!