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With over 80 events themed around 'Moments of Joy', you'll find something to enjoy this summer at EastSide Arts Festival.

EastSide Arts Festival is an annual summer festival that showcases the brilliant creative talent that lies within east Belfast, as it serves up a sizzling feast of events.

This year EastSide Arts Festival is going both live and online, making the events and offerings even more accessible to a wider audience, and with the theme 'Moments of Joy' you'll find something to enjoy this summer.

Events feature EastSide and beyond showcasing music, comedy, movies, theatre, talks, workshops, exhibitions, poetry, events for the young and old, community events and heritage tours. Each year sees the festival growing in ambition and reach, with more venues getting involved, a wider mix of events on offer and greater celebration of the thriving arts scene in east Belfast.

View full events listings at eastsidearts.net >>

Highlights include:

  • Joshua Burnside
    Online/ Live from Ballyhackamore Working Men's Club
    Thurs 6 August 8pm
    £3/£5/£10 (Pay what you can)
  • EastSide Electronics
    Online
    Sat 15 August 7.30pm
    £3/£5/£10 (Pay what you can)
  • EastSide Sessions at Portview
    Online
    Sat 8 August 8pm
    £3/£5/£10 (Pay what you can)
    EastSide Arts used the time during lockdown to reconnect with a previous body of work made in 2014 - the EastSide Sessions - recordings of ten musicians living and working in east Belfast, filmed and recorded in ten special east Belfast locations.
  • The Travelling Cycle Circus
    Connswater Community Greenway
    Sun 16 August 12pm
    Free
  • Street Art Tour
    Vault Artists' Studio
    Mon 10th - Tues 11 August 6pm
    £5
  • The King of East Belfast
    Connswater Shopping Centre
    Fri 7 - Sun 16 August 8pm
    £10
    Kabosh in partnership with EastSide. After 30 years at sea Jim Stewart returns home with revenge in mind. He is a man on a mission: to confront the King of East Belfast, the most famous bookie of his day.

EastSide Arts Festival Launch Video:

06-16 Aug 2020 9:00am-11:00pm
Various Locations

Various Locations

  • Northern Ireland
  • Belfast
  • Antrim

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EastSide Visitor Centre

  • CS Lewis Square
  • 402 Newtownards Road
  • Belfast
  • Antrim
  • BT4 1HH

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EastSide Visitor Centre

Upcoming events at Various Locations

Belfast Bred Tour – Some Dates Cancelled
Belfast Bred Tour – Some Dates Cancelled
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Belfast Bred Tour – Some Dates Cancelled

0.19KM
29 Aug - 28 Nov 2020

This tour has been cancelled for March, April, May and June.

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Spar Craic 10k
Spar Craic 10k
2020 Highlights

Spar Craic 10k

0.19KM
Sun, 04 Oct 2020, 9:00am

The race will leave from the front of Belfast City Hall at 9am and take a route through…

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EastSide Arts Festival 2020
EastSide Arts Festival 2020
2020 Highlights

EastSide Arts Festival 2020

0.19KM
06 - 16 Aug 2020

With over 80 events themed around 'Moments of Joy', you'll find something to enjoy this summer at EastSide…

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