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Traditional Music Sessions

1 Jan 2012 - 31 Jan 2017 | 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 2016 | 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 ›

Faces of Hillsborough

20 Mar 2016 - 4 Sep 2016 | Hillsborough Castle & Gardens | Beyond Belfast, Lisburn and District

Category: Exhibitions, Visual Art

Faces of Hillsborough is a specially curated photography exhibition displaying images of some of the many people who have played a part in Hillsborough Castle’s history, including the family who built the castle, staff who have worked there,... Read More ›

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An Encounter with Dinosaurs - The Augmented Reality Experience

30 Apr 2016 - 31 Aug 2016 | W5 at Odyssey | Titanic Quarter, City Centre

Category: Childrens Events, Creative

Augmented Reality, or AR, is the amazing new technology that superimposes computer-generated images onto our view of the real world. And this summer W5's brand new AR exhibit is going bring dinosaurs roaring back into your world!

Prepare... Read More ›

Build it

1 Jul 2016 - 31 Aug 2016 | W5 at Odyssey | Titanic Quarter, City Centre

Category: Childrens Events, Creative

W5 is going to need the help of budding architects, builders and engineers in their new hands-on block play area - Build It!

You can build it really big with Imagination Playground’s Big Blue Blocks. You can build it in all sizes with... Read More ›

Nature Explorers at Castle Espie

1 Jul 2016 - 31 Aug 2016 | Castle Espie Wildfowl & Wetlands Centre | North Down & District

Category: Childrens Events, Outdoors, Nature & Wildlife

Discover adventure this summer at Castle Espie!

Little explorers can begin their voyage of discovery by picking up a Nature Explorer passport at reception and collecting stickers for each activity they take part in.

Set off on... Read More ›

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Floral Afternoon Tea

11 Jul 2016 - 31 Aug 2016 | Merchant Hotel | Cathedral Quarter, City Centre

Category: Workshops & Lectures, Food & Drink

The new afternoon tea experience was launched ahead of Rose Week 2016 and features floral-inspired cakes and pastries including a raspberry and rose chocolate sphere and a praline and earl grey blue flower macaroon. 

Guests can... Read More ›

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Creative Centenaries #MakingHistory 1916 exhibition

25 Jul 2016 - 18 Sep 2016 | Ulster Museum | South Belfast, Queen's Quarter

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

Creative Centenaries #MakingHistory 1916 exhibition.

Major interactive exhibition exploring the impact of 1916 in Ireland at home and at war, including unique archival material from the Imperial War Museum, the Ulster Museum and... Read More ›

The Painter, the Dreamer and the Clown: Gerard Dillon, 1916-1971

25 Jul 2016 - 6 Nov 2016 | Ulster Museum | South Belfast, Queen's Quarter

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

This exhibition will mark the centenary of Gerard Dillon’s birth in Belfast in 1916. Gerard Dillon is one of the most important Irish painters of the mid-20th century and a pillar of Irish Modernism. The exhibition will showcase important works by... 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 - 22 Jan 2017 | 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 ›

Titanic: Window on Emigration

25 Jul 2016 - 31 Jan 2017 | Ulster American Folk Park | Beyond Belfast

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

Set in the context of European emigration, Titanic: Window on Emigration explore the stories of the Irish passengers who travelled on Titanic. The exhibition uncovers the stories of steerage passengers, why they left for America and what... Read More ›

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The New Past – art exhibition

1 Aug 2016 - 5 Feb 2017 | Ulster Museum | South Belfast, Queen's Quarter

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

Beginning with the year of the Act of Union in 1800 and ending with the centenary of the Easter Rising in 2016, the exhibition encompasses some of the most important themes in Irish art during the past two centuries.

The title The New... 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 ›

August Craft Month 2016

1 Aug 2016 - 31 Aug 2016 | Craft NI | Cathedral Quarter

Category: Workshops & Lectures

Craft NI welcomes you to August Craft Month 2016 - the 10th anniversary of the largest celebration of contemporary craft in Northern Ireland.

This year, over 150 events are included and you can browse an extensive August Craft Month... 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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Images of Starlight

2 Aug 2016 - 30 Sep 2016 | Linen Hall Library | City Centre

Category: Workshops & Lectures, Exhibitions, Other

From the sparkling curtain of the Milky Way to romantic moonscapes to the electric colour undulations of the Aurora Borealis (Northern Lights), this photographic display captures the mystery and beauty of the universe.

Jointly... Read More ›

David Hockney: I draw, I do

19 Aug 2016 - 16 Oct 2016 | MAC | Cathedral Quarter, City Centre

Category: Exhibitions, Visual Art

A new exhibition by artist David Hockney will open this August at the MAC.  It will be the first significant presentation of David Hockney’s work in Ireland.

Marking his 80th year, this eagerly anticipated exhibition entitled David... Read More ›

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Traditional Music Sessions

1 Jan 2012 - 31 Jan 2017

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 2016

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

Colin Glen Forest Park Free

Faces of Hillsborough

20 Mar 2016 - 4 Sep 2016

Exhibitions, Visual Art

Hillsborough Castle & Gardens Ticket Buy Tickets

An Encounter with Dinosaurs - The Augmented Reality Experience

30 Apr 2016 - 31 Aug 2016

Childrens Events, Creative

W5 at Odyssey Ticket

Build it

1 Jul 2016 - 31 Aug 2016

Childrens Events, Creative

W5 at Odyssey Ticket

Nature Explorers at Castle Espie

1 Jul 2016 - 31 Aug 2016

Childrens Events, Outdoors, Nature & Wildlife

Castle Espie Wildfowl & Wetlands Centre Ticket Buy Tickets

Floral Afternoon Tea

11 Jul 2016 - 31 Aug 2016

Workshops & Lectures, Food & Drink

Merchant Hotel Ticket Buy Tickets

Creative Centenaries #MakingHistory 1916 exhibition

25 Jul 2016 - 18 Sep 2016

Workshops & Lectures, Exhibitions, Historical, Visual Art

Ulster Museum Ticket

The Painter, the Dreamer and the Clown: Gerard Dillon, 1916-1971

25 Jul 2016 - 6 Nov 2016

Workshops & Lectures, Exhibitions, Historical, Visual Art

Ulster Museum Ticket

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 - 22 Jan 2017

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

Titanic: Window on Emigration

25 Jul 2016 - 31 Jan 2017

Workshops & Lectures, Childrens Events, Exhibitions, Historical, Visual Art

Ulster American Folk Park Ticket Buy Tickets

The New Past – art exhibition

1 Aug 2016 - 5 Feb 2017

Workshops & Lectures, Exhibitions, Visual Art, Other

Ulster Museum Ticket

Remembering 1916: Your Stories

1 Aug 2016 - 31 Mar 2017

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

Ulster Museum Ticket

August Craft Month 2016

1 Aug 2016 - 31 Aug 2016

Workshops & Lectures

Craft NI Ticket

1940s Craft Days

1 Aug 2016 - 30 Jun 2017

Workshops & Lectures, Arts & Crafts

Northern Ireland War Memorial Free Buy Tickets

Images of Starlight

2 Aug 2016 - 30 Sep 2016

Workshops & Lectures, Exhibitions, Other

Linen Hall Library Ticket

David Hockney: I draw, I do

19 Aug 2016 - 16 Oct 2016

Exhibitions, Visual Art

MAC Ticket
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