Make it full on Belfast this Autumn, where cultural vibes flow through the streets, and everyone’s dancing to the festival beats. From cosy pubs, hearty food and hidden gems, to giant adventures you don’t want to end, it’s time to try something new!

Belfast International Arts Festival

Belfast International Arts Festival will run from Wednesday 5 October to Sunday 6 November. This year’s programme will once again feature the best in theatre, dance and music performances.

Belfast Film Festival

22nd Belfast Film Festival will be running from 3 – 12 November 2022. The Belfast Film Festival will present the best in new, short and classic cinema this Autumn.

  • Cinenova: The Work We Share
    Cinenova: The Work We Share
    Belfast Film Festival

    Cinenova: The Work We Share

    Wed, 09 Nov 2022, 7:00pm

    A national public programme of recently digitised films from the Cinenova collection addressing representations of gender, race, sexuality,…

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  • As Mine Exactly (VR)
    As Mine Exactly (VR)
    Belfast Film Festival

    As Mine Exactly (VR)

    Sun, 13 Nov 2022, 5:15pm

    As Mine Exactly is an immersive half-hour experience for an audience of one, live-narrated by documentary filmmaker, Charlie…

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  • Axiom
    Axiom
    Belfast Film Festival

    Axiom

    Thu, 10 Nov 2022, 4:00pm

    Jöns Jönsson acutely observed satire is an exercise in delicious discomfort as Vienna museum guide Julius is gradually…

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Sound of Belfast

Welcome back to Sound of Belfast – an annual celebration of the music of the city running from 10 – 20 November this Autumn. Take in a show (or several!), support your local music venue and artists, take part in a workshop, join a conversation or learn more about the music business.

  • Villagers (Acoustic)
    Villagers (Acoustic)
    Sound of Belfast

    Villagers (Acoustic)

    0.82 KM
    Sat, 12 Nov 2022, 7:30pm

    Villagers are live at the MAC for a very special intimate, stripped-back acoustic show. Most recent album Fever…

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  • A Tribute to Ottilie Patterson
    A Tribute to Ottilie Patterson
    Sound of Belfast

    A Tribute to Ottilie Patterson

    Thu, 17 Nov 2022, 7:00pm

    Join for a very special evening in the company of Dana Masters, Manukahunney and Winnie Ama to celebrate…

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  • We’re All In This
    We’re All In This
    Sound of Belfast

    We’re All In This

    0.68 KM
    Sun, 20 Nov 2022, 6:00pm

    A showcase of music created with local musicians and citizens of Belfast telling our covid story.

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16th Outburst Arts Festival

Outburst Arts Festival will run from Friday 11 – 19 November 2022. Northern Ireland’s annual queer arts festival celebrates LGBTQI+ community activists, artists and writers.

C.S. Lewis Festival

EastSide Partnership are delighted to announce that the tenth C.S. Lewis Festival will take place at various locations across east Belfast from 18 – 20 November!

Autumn Events & Festivals

Discover unmissable events and festivals in Belfast and the surrounding area this Autumn. From art festivals to fun indoor activities, there is something going on in Belfast for everyone to enjoy.

  • Belfast Giants 2022/23 Season
    Belfast Giants 2022/23 Season
    Sport

    Belfast Giants 2022/23 Season

    1.87 KM
    04 Feb - 25 Mar 2023

    Whether you’re a diehard hockey fan or a total newbie, a Belfast Giants home game is not to…

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  • Van Gogh: The Immersive Experience
    Van Gogh: The Immersive Experience
    Art and Exhibitions

    Van Gogh: The Immersive Experience

    01 - 27 Feb 2023

    Van Gogh: The Immersive Experience is a 360-degree digital art experience, brought to life by Exhibition Hub and…

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  • Belfast Bradley Art Experience
    Belfast Bradley Art Experience
    Art and Exhibitions

    Belfast Bradley Art Experience

    0.48 KM
    Fri, 30 Dec 2022, 11:30am

    Terry Bradley is an international artist born in Belfast in 1965, while growing up during the Troubles in…

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Theatre and Pantomime Shows

Discover current and upcoming musicals, plays, operas, pantomimes, and comedy shows taking place in Belfast.

  • Kiinalik: These Sharp Tools
    Kiinalik: These Sharp Tools
    Belfast International Arts Festival

    Kiinalik: These Sharp Tools

    0.82 KM
    Sat, 05 Nov 2022, 7:45pm

    A dramatic meeting between two extraordinary artists, examining their intertwined histories, colonial legacies and the changing climate we…

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  • After Melissa
    After Melissa
    Belfast International Arts Festival

    After Melissa

    Sat, 05 Nov 2022, 7:30pm

    Irish writer and poet Eamon Quiery has returned to his home place in Donegal, bringing with him the…

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  • Cinderella
    Cinderella
    Theatre

    Cinderella

    0.82 KM
    Sun, 08 Jan 2023, 5:00pm

    You shall go to the ball, and have a ball too at this enchanting show for the whole…

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Student Guide to Belfast

Coming to Belfast to study at university or college? We’ve rounded up everything you need to know about being a student here, from unforgettable nightlife and top things to do, to where to find the best student deals.

  • Belfast Nightlife
    Belfast Nightlife
    Blog - Food and Drink

    Belfast Nightlife

    Whether you enjoy tasty cocktails or a night on the dancefloor Belfast has the ideal spot for you.

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  • The Belfast Bucket List
    The Belfast Bucket List
    Blog - Budget Friendly

    The Belfast Bucket List

    Tick these must-do activities off your Belfast bucket list on your visit to the city! There’s so much…

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  • Taste of Belfast
    Taste of Belfast

    Taste of Belfast

    Enjoy the taste of Belfast, from restaurants and local craft producers to festivals, events and food offers.

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Autumn & Winter Hotel Offers

Bag a bargain at some of Belfast’s best restaurants and hotels, with our favourite offers available for the darker nights sneaking in.

  • Offers
    Offers

    Offers

    Find hotel offers, restaurant deals and money off top visitor attractions with these unmissable offers in Belfast –…

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  • 48 Hours in Belfast
    48 Hours in Belfast
    Blog - Family Friendly

    48 Hours in Belfast

    Experience the best of Belfast in just two days. Follow our insider’s guide to spending 48 hours in…

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  • The Ultimate Belfast Staycation Guide
    The Ultimate Belfast Staycation Guide
    Blog - Budget Friendly

    The Ultimate Belfast Staycation Guide

    Why not holiday near home and with endless possibilities of things to do and new places to discover,…

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Belfast Highlights

Belfast: City of Music

Belfast has been awarded the prestigious UNESCO City of Music title 2021 and with a buzzing music scene, it’s easy to see why.

Belfast Culture

Discover the true culture here in Belfast. From its rich history to the local cuisine, unique art to hidden gems. Find out what Belfast is all about.

  • Arts Venues in Belfast
    Arts Venues in Belfast
    App Ideas - Budget Friendly

    Arts Venues in Belfast

    Here's our list of the best art venues to visit in Belfast. MAC, Ulster Museum, Crescent Arts Centre,…

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  • Museums in Belfast
    Museums in Belfast
    Blog - Family Friendly

    Museums in Belfast

    Learn about transport, art, history, culture and natural sciences at one of Northern Ireland's top museums.

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  • Walking Tours in Belfast
    Walking Tours in Belfast
    Blog

    Walking Tours in Belfast

    With plenty of history, architecture and storytelling, it's time to walk the walk and book one of Belfast's…

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