Northside Health Festival to Transform Northside Shopping Centre into a Hub of Wellness and Community Engagement

Northside Health Festival to Transform Northside Shopping Centre into a Hub of Wellness and Community Engagement

Northside Partnership is delighted to present, in conjunction with Northside Shopping Centre, Northside Health Festival 2023, which will take place in Northside Shopping Centre on Friday 18th August. This is a community driven event and aims to promote a holistic approach to health and well-being while fostering a sense of community, unity and connection among residents in the area.

Northside Shopping Centre will be a hub of health with information stands, cookery demonstrations and free classes available. The event runs from 11.00 a.m. to 4.00 p.m. and shoppers are invited to join in at any time.

Northside Partnership will feature a diverse range of programs, workshops and interactive activities designed to empower people with the tools and knowledge needed to lead healthier and happier lives. The festival will kick off with an inspiring lineup from Northside Partnership of health-focused events such as:

  • Stop Smoking Program: A dedicated stand will provide valuable resources and support for those looking to stop smoking and embark on a journey towards a smoke-free life and home
  • Cooking Demonstrations: Our Healthy Food Made Easy coordinator and Community Nutritionist will provide a cookery demonstration, offering practical tips and guidance on making healthier food choices, making nutritious eating easy and enjoyable for all. Thanks to SuperValu for providing the ingredients.
  • Social Prescribing: Learn about the benefits of social prescriptions and how they can enhance overall well-being by addressing social, emotional, and mental health needs.
  • Preparing for Life: Find out about the parenting supports available in the area from pregnancy to school-going age including Baby Massage, Home Visiting, and Parenting Programmes.

as well as stands supporting Local Community Groups, Money Made Sense (supporting financial capability), STAR (Supporting Traveller and Roma) and STEPS (personal development).

The Marie Keating Foundation, Alone, Dublin City Council, Slimming World, Fly Fit, Klippers (scalp health) and local pharmacies will also be on hand to give advice and support on all aspects of Health and Wellbeing.

“We are thrilled to bring together such a diverse range of programs and activities under one roof,” according to Jackie Rynn, Health & Wellbeing Coordinator with Northside Partnership. “Our goal is to empower individuals with the knowledge and support they need to make positive lifestyle changes. By partnering with Northside Shopping Centre, we are able to provide a welcoming space for both residents and local organizations to come together and create a healthier, happier community.”

Northside Health Festival promises to be an event filled with inspiration, education, and community spirit. Admission to the festival is free, and all members of the community are encouraged to attend.

List of Free Demonstrations and Classes – check back for more updates!

  • 11:00 – 11:30 Yin Yoga by Ocean Breath Therapy
  • 12:30 – 13:00 Mindfulness by Fiona Madden
  • 13:15 – 13:45 Pregnancy Yoga by Yip Yoga
  • TBC Fitness Session by Fly Fit
  • TBC Yoga by Yoga Hub