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Traditional Music Sessions

1 Jan 2012 - 29 Feb 2020 | Various locations | City Centre

Category: Concerts & Gigs, Irish Traditional

Traditional music sessions are available at a number of pubs and venues in Belfast including:

21 Social
Thursday 9pm - 11pm
Friday 6pm - 8.30pm | 10pm -... Read More ›

Ulster Museum Exhibitions

1 Jan 2015 - 28 Feb 2017 | Ulster Museum | South Belfast, Queen's Quarter

Category: Exhibitions, Visual Art, Fashion & Lifestyle

The Ulster Museum features many changing exhibitions throughout the year. From science and nature to art and history, there is something for everyone.

The Ulster Museum is open 10am - 5pm, Tuesday - Sunday. Closed Mondays (excluding NI... Read More ›

Gruffalo Trail at Colin Glen Forest

26 Nov 2015 - 31 Dec 2018 | Colin Glen Forest Park | West Belfast

Category: Childrens Events, Outdoors, Nature & Wildlife, Walks, Nature & Wildlife

The Mouse took a stroll through the deep dark woods…. Come and join the very clever mouse in Colin Glen Forest Park.  Follow in his footsteps and meet the silly old fox, owl and snake on the way to an amazing 8 foot tall Gruffalo, complete... Read More ›

Elements

25 Jul 2016 - 26 Feb 2017 | Ulster Museum | South Belfast, Queen's Quarter

Category: Workshops & Lectures, Exhibitions, Historical, Visual Art

From microscopic viruses to vast galaxies – and you too – all are made from elements. In this exhibition, find out where the elements were made, how they occur naturally, what they look like, how we use them, and why they can be... Read More ›

A Step in Time: The Story of Irish Dance

25 Jul 2016 - 21 Jan 2018 | Ulster Folk and Transport Museum | Beyond Belfast, North Down & District

Category: Workshops & Lectures, Exhibitions, Arts & Crafts, Visual Art

The exhibition charts the history of Irish Dance from the late 1800s to present day, through costume, embroidery, images and film.

The exhibition includes reference to the 1904 Feis in the Glens of Antrim, a landmark event in Ulster’s... Read More ›

Presidential Portraits by Frank McKelvey

25 Jul 2016 - 30 Apr 2017 | Ulster American Folk Park | Beyond Belfast

Category: Exhibitions, Tours

Many American Presidents claim ancestral links to Ulster. This exhibition of original drawings, made around 1930, focusses on eleven of them. Who were these eleven ambitious individuals? This exhibition looks at their journeys from Ulster all... Read More ›

Remembering 1916: Your Stories

1 Aug 2016 - 31 Mar 2017 | Ulster Museum | South Belfast, Queen's Quarter

Category: Workshops & Lectures, Exhibitions, Historical, Visual Art, Other

1916 was the pivotal year of the war for Ireland because of events at home and abroad. The exhibition acknowledges the importance of the Battle of the Somme and the Easter Rising as distinct events, but also encourages visitors to make new... Read More ›

1940s Craft Days

1 Aug 2016 - 30 Jun 2017 | Northern Ireland War Memorial | Cathedral Quarter

Category: Workshops & Lectures, Arts & Crafts

Enjoy a series of free workshops inspired by the 1940s, practising the idea of make do and mend.

Workshops run from August 2016 to June 2017.

Spaces are limited and booking is necessary.

For more information, and... Read More ›

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Crafted: The Fine Art of Furniture

20 Nov 2016 - 4 Jun 2017 | Ulster Museum | South Belfast, Queen's Quarter

Category: Workshops & Lectures, Exhibitions, Historical, Visual Art

The exhibition explores the change of style, material and functionality of furniture from the 18th century to the present day.  Exhibition highlights include a magnificent 1740's elaborately carved mahogany Irish side table, an early... Read More ›

Educating Rita

4 Feb 2017 - 25 Feb 2017 | Lyric Theatre | South Belfast, Queen's Quarter

Category: Theatre & Comedy, Comedy

"They expect too much.  They walk into the hairdressers and expect to walk out an hour later as a different person.  I tell them, I’m just a hairdresser, not a plastic surgeon.  See, most of them, that’s why they come to the... Read More ›

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Light of the Antrim Coast by David Speers

6 Feb 2017 - 28 Feb 2017 | Linen Hall Library | City Centre

Category: Exhibitions, Visual Art

David Speers, artist, bookman, and local historian, knows every corner of his north Antrim coast. In this exhibition he brings together the mood, light and atmosphere of his northern heartland.

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Giant Lego Trail at Castle Espie

11 Feb 2017 - 2 Apr 2017 | Castle Espie Wildfowl & Wetlands Centre | North Down & District

Category: Childrens Events, Exhibitions, Outdoors, Nature & Wildlife, Nature & Wildlife

The giant LEGO brick trail is returning to Castle Espie Wetland Centre. Through this trail, the WWT is using the world’s most popular toy to encourage kids (and big kids) to build a better future for nature.

Visitors to WWT Castle... Read More ›

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The Silent Science Show

11 Feb 2017 - 26 Mar 2017 | W5 at Odyssey | Titanic Quarter, City Centre

Category: Theatre & Comedy, Childrens Events

Shh...the scientists need some sci-lence!
 
Following on from the success of 'Big Bang Theatre' in 2016, W5 brings you the Silent Science Show! Take your seats for some slapstick science in a unique black and white, silent stage... Read More ›

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Bare Life art exhibition

12 Feb 2017 - 1 May 2017 | Ulster Museum | South Belfast, Queen's Quarter

Category: Workshops & Lectures, Exhibitions, Historical, Visual Art

Charts the development of twentieth-century British art, with a particular focus on the post-war period. The title Bare Life refers to the often uncompromising and experimental way in which a number of artists during this period responded to... Read More ›

NI Science Festival 2017

16 Feb 2017 - 26 Feb 2017 | Northern Ireland Science Festival | Beyond Belfast, City Centre

Category: Workshops & Lectures, Childrens Events, Exhibitions, Annual Events, Academic, Festivals

With over 100 events across 25+ venues, the NI Science Festival offers a stimulating and wide range of events focusing on the wonders of science, technology, engineering and mathematics. These events present some of the best scientists from NI... Read More ›

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Reassembled, Slightly Askew

16 Feb 2017 - 26 Feb 2017 | MAC | Cathedral Quarter, City Centre

Category: Theatre & Comedy

A unique audience experience that becomes individual as you put on the audio headphones and lie down on a hospital bed. The audio technology makes the sound three-dimensional, causing listeners to feel they are inside Shannon’s head,... Read More ›

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Dirty Dancing

20 Feb 2017 - 25 Feb 2017 | Grand Opera House | City Centre

Category: Theatre & Comedy, Concerts & Gigs, Comedy, Musical

Dirty Dancing is back at the Grand Opera House! Exploding with heart-pounding music, breathtaking emotion and sensationally sexy dancing. Seen by millions across the globe this worldwide smash hit tells the classic story of Baby and Johnny, two... Read More ›

Glasgow Girls

21 Feb 2017 - 25 Feb 2017 | MAC | Cathedral Quarter, City Centre

Category: Theatre & Comedy

A show with universal appeal - a massive hit at Edinburgh Fringe 2016, selling more tickets than any other theatre show in the festival.

Their lives are changed forever when their school friend and her asylum-seeking family are forcibly... Read More ›

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I told my Mum I was going on an RE Trip

22 Feb 2017 - 24 Feb 2017 | MAC | Cathedral Quarter, City Centre

Category: Theatre & Comedy

This new show is full of honest, insightful and sometimes humorous stories including the teenager whose abortion cover story was 'I told my mum I was going on an RE trip…'.

About as far from a sexual health lecture as imaginable, this... Read More ›

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His Bloody Project, by Graeme Macrae Burnet

23 Feb 2017 | Linen Hall Library | City Centre

Category: Workshops & Lectures

It’s 1869. A brutal triple murder in a remote community in the Scottish Highlands leads to the arrest of a young man. A memoir written by the accused makes it clear that he is guilty, but it falls to the country’s finest legal and psychiatric... Read More ›

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Traditional Music Sessions

1 Jan 2012 - 29 Feb 2020

Concerts & Gigs, Irish Traditional

Various locations Ticket

Ulster Museum Exhibitions

1 Jan 2015 - 28 Feb 2017

Exhibitions, Visual Art, Fashion & Lifestyle

Ulster Museum Ticket

Gruffalo Trail at Colin Glen Forest

26 Nov 2015 - 31 Dec 2018

Childrens Events, Outdoors, Nature & Wildlife, Walks, Nature & Wildlife

Colin Glen Forest Park Free

Elements

25 Jul 2016 - 26 Feb 2017

Workshops & Lectures, Exhibitions, Historical, Visual Art

Ulster Museum Ticket

A Step in Time: The Story of Irish Dance

25 Jul 2016 - 21 Jan 2018

Workshops & Lectures, Exhibitions, Arts & Crafts, Visual Art

Ulster Folk and Transport Museum Ticket

Presidential Portraits by Frank McKelvey

25 Jul 2016 - 30 Apr 2017

Exhibitions, Tours

Ulster American Folk Park Ticket

Remembering 1916: Your Stories

1 Aug 2016 - 31 Mar 2017

Workshops & Lectures, Exhibitions, Historical, Visual Art, Other

Ulster Museum Ticket

1940s Craft Days

1 Aug 2016 - 30 Jun 2017

Workshops & Lectures, Arts & Crafts

Northern Ireland War Memorial Free Buy Tickets

Crafted: The Fine Art of Furniture

20 Nov 2016 - 4 Jun 2017

Workshops & Lectures, Exhibitions, Historical, Visual Art

Ulster Museum Ticket

Educating Rita

4 Feb 2017 - 25 Feb 2017

Theatre & Comedy, Comedy

Lyric Theatre Ticket Buy Tickets

Light of the Antrim Coast by David Speers

6 Feb 2017 - 28 Feb 2017

Exhibitions, Visual Art

Linen Hall Library Free

Giant Lego Trail at Castle Espie

11 Feb 2017 - 2 Apr 2017

Childrens Events, Exhibitions, Outdoors, Nature & Wildlife, Nature & Wildlife

Castle Espie Wildfowl & Wetlands Centre Ticket Buy Tickets

The Silent Science Show

11 Feb 2017 - 26 Mar 2017

Theatre & Comedy, Childrens Events

W5 at Odyssey Ticket Buy Tickets

Bare Life art exhibition

12 Feb 2017 - 1 May 2017

Workshops & Lectures, Exhibitions, Historical, Visual Art

Ulster Museum Ticket

NI Science Festival 2017

16 Feb 2017 - 26 Feb 2017

Workshops & Lectures, Childrens Events, Exhibitions, Annual Events, Academic, Festivals

Northern Ireland Science Festival Ticket Buy Tickets

Reassembled, Slightly Askew

16 Feb 2017 - 26 Feb 2017

Theatre & Comedy

MAC Ticket Buy Tickets

Dirty Dancing

20 Feb 2017 - 25 Feb 2017

Theatre & Comedy, Concerts & Gigs, Comedy, Musical

Grand Opera House Ticket

Glasgow Girls

21 Feb 2017 - 25 Feb 2017

Theatre & Comedy

MAC Ticket Buy Tickets

I told my Mum I was going on an RE Trip

22 Feb 2017 - 24 Feb 2017

Theatre & Comedy

MAC Ticket Buy Tickets

His Bloody Project, by Graeme Macrae Burnet

23 Feb 2017

Workshops & Lectures

Linen Hall Library Free
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