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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 ›

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 ›

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

This new exhibition by artist David Hockney is the first significant presentation of his work in Ireland.

Marking his 80th year, the exhibition focuses on Hockney’s formative years at Bradford Regional College of Art, right through to... Read More ›

MAC International 2016

28 Aug 2016 - 19 Feb 2017 | MAC | Cathedral Quarter, City Centre

Category: Theatre & Comedy, Exhibitions

MAC International Ulster Bank Prize is the largest arts prize in Ireland, offering professional artists worldwide the opportunity to exhibit in the MAC. The winner will be announced on 27 October, and the exhibition will continue until 19... Read More ›

Belfast Giants Home Fixtures

1 Sep 2016 - 31 Mar 2017 | SSE Arena, Belfast | Titanic Quarter, City Centre

Category: Childrens Events, Sport, Team Sports

A night out at the Belfast Giants gives you non-stop, hard hitting, goal scoring action all night long at The SSE Arena, Belfast and it is truly a fantastic night out for all ages!

The Giants are one of Northern Ireland’s top... Read More ›

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Cookery Classes at James Street South

3 Sep 2016 - 10 Dec 2016 | Cookery School at James Street South | City Centre

Category: Workshops & Lectures, Food & Drink

The Cookery School at James Street South is a purpose built interactive kitchen.

The classes will be hosted by Niall McKenna and his team. Chef and owner of James Street South Restaurant, Niall is an advocate of educating and learning... Read More ›

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St Joan

10 Sep 2016 - 8 Oct 2016 | Lyric Theatre | South Belfast, Queen's Quarter

Category: Theatre & Comedy

Imagine that you’re one of the most powerful and ruthless men in the country, a colossus of politics and commerce, used to giving orders and getting your own way. One day a teenage girl full of teenage contradictions appears at your door –... Read More ›

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Unleash Your Creativity at the Crescent Arts Centre

12 Sep 2016 - 18 Dec 2016 | Crescent Arts Centre | South Belfast, Queen's Quarter

Category: Workshops & Lectures, Childrens Events, Arts & Crafts

Goodbye summer, hello autumn – the Crescent Arts Centre have been waiting for you, as the new term brings with it the Crescent Arts Centre’s autumn programme!

This term the Crescent Arts Centre wants you to unleash your creativity at... Read More ›

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Positive Ageing Month

15 Sep 2016 - 31 Oct 2016 | Various locations | City Centre

Category: Workshops & Lectures, Outdoors, Arts & Crafts, Food & Drink

Positive Ageing Month is a month-long festival of events and activities for older people in October 2016.

Now in its second year, the festival includes activities to suit all tastes - from movies to walks, from chocolate tasting to disco... Read More ›

City as a Gallery

16 Sep 2016 - 25 Nov 2016 | PLACE Built Environment Centre | City Centre

Category: Theatre & Comedy, Workshops & Lectures, Exhibitions, Outdoors, Academic

City as a Gallery is a programme of free events from September to November 2016 running along a route from Botanic Gardens in south Belfast to Waterworks Park in the north.

The initiative is programmed and delivered by PLACE.

It... 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

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

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

MAC International 2016

28 Aug 2016 - 19 Feb 2017

Theatre & Comedy, Exhibitions

MAC Ticket

Belfast Giants Home Fixtures

1 Sep 2016 - 31 Mar 2017

Childrens Events, Sport, Team Sports

SSE Arena, Belfast Ticket Buy Tickets

Cookery Classes at James Street South

3 Sep 2016 - 10 Dec 2016

Workshops & Lectures, Food & Drink

Cookery School at James Street South Ticket Buy Tickets

St Joan

10 Sep 2016 - 8 Oct 2016

Theatre & Comedy

Lyric Theatre Ticket Buy Tickets

Unleash Your Creativity at the Crescent Arts Centre

12 Sep 2016 - 18 Dec 2016

Workshops & Lectures, Childrens Events, Arts & Crafts

Crescent Arts Centre Ticket Buy Tickets

Positive Ageing Month

15 Sep 2016 - 31 Oct 2016

Workshops & Lectures, Outdoors, Arts & Crafts, Food & Drink

Various locations Free

City as a Gallery

16 Sep 2016 - 25 Nov 2016

Theatre & Comedy, Workshops & Lectures, Exhibitions, Outdoors, Academic

PLACE Built Environment Centre Free
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