Healthy Oceans Healthy Minds is an annual invitation for communities and individuals to come together and reconnect with the full array of our waterways, which the global Covid-19 pandemic has disrupted.
Since 2020, Belfast Harbour has generously provided funding for groups up and down the country to create a series of events that allow the public to immerse themselves in our best blue places. These have included everything from family fun days at the shore, drum circles on the beach, to litter picking while out on a barge.
Healthy Oceans Healthy Minds takes place during late summer/autumn each year and sets itself the following goals:
It also participates in Ocean Conservancy’s International Coastal Clean-up (ICC) campaign.
Take a look at the events on offer and see what you can join!
View the Ards Canal Path Community Group Facebook page for more details.
The Ards Canal Path Community Group invite you to their bat & moth walk along the Ards Canal. They will dicuss the importance of a clear waterway and the species that thrive in this urban area. Followed by refreshments.
View the Live Here Love Here Facebook page for more details. Join the Mayor of Antrim & Newtownabbey for a litterpick along Hazelbank beach.
For a sea swim with refreshments, join these lovely ladies for a sea swim and a bit of craic!
An event for 4-8yr olds at the Wee Beach Portstewart rockpooling and educational beach activities for 15 children with each family accompanied by a supervising adult.
You can participate in Beach clean, brunch & kids activities. View the Without Waste Facebook page for more details.
Beach clean and brunch at Seapark Holywood with beach clean bingo for the kids to enjoy!
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