September

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Panoramic Viewing Wheel at Botanic Gardens

8-27 September
Botanic Gardens

Taking a stroll through Botanic Gardens this month? You can also enjoy stunning views of the park and the city from the Panoramic Viewing Wheel. The wheel will be in operation daily from 11am – 7.30pm during the first two weeks, and 11am -7 pm during the last two weeks, in line with the park’s opening times. Strict COVID-19 (coronavirus) safety measures are in place.

October

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Belfast International Arts Festival

12 October to 1 November, Various Locations and Online

The 2020 festival will take place from Thursday 15 October to Saturday 31 October covering theatre, dance, classical and roots music, visual, film and digital arts and literature accompanied by outreach and educational events.

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Cinemagic Film Festival 2020

Dates to be confirmed, Various Locations

An award-winning festival using the magic of film and moving images to entertain, educate, motivate and inspire young people. The festival is hosted in various cinemas and arts venues across Belfast. Young people and all fans of film can enjoy a feast of classic and new cinema from around the world with accompanying film and television education workshops, masterclasses, film-making competitions and question and answer sessions. More information about this year’s festival will be available soon.

November

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Belfast Christmas Lights Switch On

Dates to be confirmed, Belfast City Hall

What better way to get into the festive spirit than the Belfast Christmas lights switch on? Watch the Belfast streets and City Hall light up with sparkling Christmas lights while enjoying live entertainment at the main stage. More information will be available soon.

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CS Lewis Festival 2020

Dates to be confirmed, Various Locations

The CS Lewis Festival celebrates the legacy of Lewis through themes of storytelling, imagination and spirituality with events including talks, lectures and tours, exhibitions, workshops, theatre, poetry and spoken word events and film screenings. More information about this year’s festival will be available soon.

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Belfast Christmas Market

Dates to be confirmed, Belfast City Hall

The award-winning Belfast Christmas Market is highly anticipated every year. Bringing with it delightful craft stalls, a feast of international foods, festive drinks and exciting carnival rides, there’s something for everyone! More information will be available soon.

December

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Winter Skate

Dates to be confirmed, SSE Arena Belfast

Skate at the home of the Stena Line Belfast Giants during the festive season! Get your skates on and blade around the very ice rink that the Belfast Giants play on at the SSE Arena. More information will be available soon.

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