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The Belfast International Arts Festival is packed full of fantastic events showcasing some of the world's best artistic talents all right here in Belfast.

As Northern Ireland’s largest contemporary arts festival and cornerstone of the annual cultural calendar, this year’s programme will once again feature the best in theatre, dance and music performances as well as a hybrid of talks and ideas to enjoy live and in the comfort of your own home!

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The 2021 edition continues to explore contemporary matters of interest to our audiences such as gender equality, multi-culturalism, representation, the climate crisis, and democracy.

For more information visit: belfastinternationalartsfestival.com

 

Wed, 06 Oct 2021 12:00am - 11:59pm
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Wed, 06 Oct 2021 9:00am - 11:00pm
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Thu, 07 Oct 2021 12:00am - 11:59pm
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Fri, 08 Oct 2021 12:00am - 11:59pm
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Sat, 09 Oct 2021 12:00am - 11:59pm
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Sun, 10 Oct 2021 12:00am - 11:59pm
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Mon, 11 Oct 2021 12:00am - 11:59pm
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Tue, 12 Oct 2021 12:00am - 11:59pm
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Wed, 13 Oct 2021 12:00am - 11:59pm
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Thu, 14 Oct 2021 12:00am - 11:59pm
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Fri, 15 Oct 2021 12:00am - 11:59pm
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Sat, 16 Oct 2021 12:00am - 11:59pm
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Sun, 17 Oct 2021 12:00am - 11:59pm
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Mon, 18 Oct 2021 12:00am - 11:59pm
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Tue, 19 Oct 2021 12:00am - 11:59pm
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Wed, 20 Oct 2021 12:00am - 11:59pm
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Thu, 21 Oct 2021 12:00am - 11:59pm
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Fri, 22 Oct 2021 12:00am - 11:59pm
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Sat, 23 Oct 2021 12:00am - 11:59pm
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Sun, 24 Oct 2021 12:00am - 11:59pm
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Mon, 25 Oct 2021 12:00am - 11:59pm
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Tue, 26 Oct 2021 12:00am - 11:59pm
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Wed, 27 Oct 2021 12:00am - 11:59pm
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Thu, 28 Oct 2021 12:00am - 11:59pm
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Fri, 29 Oct 2021 12:00am - 11:59pm
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Sat, 30 Oct 2021 12:00am - 11:59pm
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Sun, 31 Oct 2021 12:00am - 11:59pm
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Mon, 01 Nov 2021 12:00am - 11:59pm
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Tue, 02 Nov 2021 12:00am - 11:59pm
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Wed, 03 Nov 2021 12:00am - 11:59pm
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Thu, 04 Nov 2021 12:00am - 11:59pm
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Fri, 05 Nov 2021 12:00am - 11:59pm
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Sat, 06 Nov 2021 12:00am - 11:59pm
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Sun, 07 Nov 2021 12:00am - 11:59pm
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  • Northern Ireland
  • Belfast
  • Antrim

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Belfast International Arts Festival

  • 109-113 Royal Avenue
  • Belfast
  • Antrim
  • BT1 1FF

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