August Féile

Description

Ireland's biggest community arts festival and summer school returns from 3 - 13 August.

The festival is renowned for attracting top entertainers and this year's highlights include UB40 featuring Ali, Astro and Mickey, Boyzlife, comedian Jake O'Kane, traditional Irish band Altan and the annual Feile Carnival Parade.

The festival features a packed programme including music, films, exhibitions, sports, talks, drama and children's events.

To view the full programme, visit www.visitwestbelfast.com.

Venue

Féile an Phobail
473 Falls Road
Belfast
BT12 6DD
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Dates

3 Aug 2017 - 13 Aug 2017
(Check local listings for starting times)

Price

Prices vary

Venue website

www.feilebelfast.com

Map

Venue

Féile an Phobail
473 Falls Road
Belfast
BT12 6DD
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Dates

3 Aug 2017 - 13 Aug 2017
(Check local listings for starting times)

Price

Prices vary

Venue website

www.feilebelfast.com

Festival Events

Belfast MasterChef Challenge 2017

3 Aug 2017

Welcome to The Balmoral Hotel’s inaugural Belfast Master Chef Challenge where amateur chefs are invited to step up to the plate in an exciting, live event. Four finalists will cook up a storm at the Ballroom in front of a packed Balmoral... Read More ›

Eddie Halliwell - Féile an Phobail 2017

12 Aug 2017

Eddie is a superstar of the dance music scene, having been named as one of the 'New Superstar DJs' by Mixmag and nominated in its 'Greatest DJ Of All Time' poll.

In the words of Judge Jules, "Eddie looks into people's eyes and he... Read More ›

UB40 - Féile an Phobail 2017

11 Aug 2017

After their breathtaking Féile performance in 2015, all original UB40 founding members Ali Campbell, Astro and Mickey have toured extensively in North America and Canada. Earlier this year they performed a sell out arena tour that included... Read More ›

Boyzlife - Féile an Phobail 2017

4 Aug 2017

Brian McFadden and Keith Duffy, members of the multi-platinum, record breaking bands Westlife and Boyzone, have joined forces to create Boyzlife. After the resounding success of the sold out October 2016 tour, Boyzlife are coming back live at... Read More ›

Party In The Park - Féile an Phobail 2017

6 Aug 2017

Party In The Park promises a great family day of fun and entertainment, with live music from a broad range of local and international artists, performances from local dance and performance groups, and much, much more. Come along and join the... Read More ›

Scribes at The Rock - Féile an Phobail 2017

10 Aug 2017

Join The Rock Bar for a night of discussion and performance from poets, novelists and playwrights as part of Féile an Phobail 2017.

Catch novelist, playwright and actor Shane Connaughton in conversation with Danny Morrison. Shane’s new... Read More ›

The Wolfe Tones - Féile an Phobail 2017

13 Aug 2017

The Wolfe Tones have been at the top of the Irish music scene for almost five decades and continue to make the rafters ring at venues internationally in their inimitable style. They are unabashedly proud of their love songs and ballads... Read More ›

Altan 30th Anniversary Celebration - Féile an Phobail 2017

1 Aug 2017

Altan have been long established as the best and foremost traditional Irish band to come out of Ireland. 2017 sees them celebrate three decades on the road.

Lead singer Mairead Ni Mhaonaigh was announced as the Gradam Ceoil TG4... Read More ›

Best of Irish Comedy - Féile an Phobail 2017

10 Aug 2017

Join Féile an Phobail as they celebrate the best of Irish comedy at The Devenish.

With four years of sell-out theatre tours behind him, Jake O’Kane describes himself as comic, columnist and contrarian. A panelist on BBC NI’s ‘The Blame... Read More ›

Pintsized Surprise - Féile an Phobail 2017

12 Aug 2017 - 13 Aug 2017

Pintsized Surprise is back! One of the surprise hits of last year’s Féile returns this year with an exciting new production. You, the audience, won’t know what the show is or exactly where you might end up. You will know that you’ll see a... Read More ›

Democracy Now! - Féile an Phobail 2017

12 Aug 2017

Join Amy Goodman from Democracy Now! at St Mary's University College as she reflects on grassroots resistances to institutions in America.

The unprecedented resistance to President Donald Trump’s rise to power did not materialize... Read More ›

Robert Fisk - Féile an Phobail 2017

7 Aug 2017

Join Beirut-based Independent Middle East correspondent Robert Fisk at St Mary's University College as he reflects on the West’s obsession with showing its power in the Arab world. According to the West, if you’re one of the non-existent... Read More ›

Carnival Parade - Féile an Phobail 2017

6 Aug 2017

Don't miss the annual Carnival Parade with Féile an Phobail 2017! This year’s theme of 'Rights and Revelry is not only about having fun, but also about highlighting and promoting equality, mutual respect and understanding, and celebrating all... Read More ›

Teddy Bears' Picnic - Féile an Phobail 2017

10 Aug 2017

The annual Teddy Bears’ Picnic in the Falls Park is back as part of Féile an Phobail 2017.

Along with the usual chaos on the inflatables, the Kids Free Market is back with a bang. Experience arts and crafts, graffiti art, drumming, a... Read More ›