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Ulster Hall is one of Belfast's most iconic venues. Sitting right at the heart of the city's vibrant entertainment scene, the venue has it all - laugh until you cry comedy, monumental gigs, fantastic family shows and must-see sports and entertainment.

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More than 150 years after its opening, The Ulster Hall continues to play a strong part in the cultural life of Belfast.

During the Second World War the Ulster Hall became hugely popular as a dance hall and was a big hit with American troops stationed on these shores.

Throughout the forties and fifties the Ulster Hall became Northern Ireland's premier boxing venue. Many home-grown champions lit up the boxing ring, while international boxing legends like world heavyweight champion, Sonny Liston, traded blows with the local stars.

Since the 1960s the Ulster Hall has been Northern Ireland's spiritual home of rock music, hosting an almost endless list of famous names that has included U2, Coldplay, Thin Lizzy, The Clash, The Rolling Stones, Muse, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Snow Patrol, Johnny Cash, Jim Reeves, The Who, AC/DC and many more. Led Zeppelin played their classic Stairway to Heaven for the first time ever at the Ulster Hall.

Today's top rock bands and popular music stars continue to make the Ulster Hall their venue of choice with a full programme of ‘A list' concerts taking place throughout the year. Latest and greatest stand-up comedians, as well as orchestral, choral and operatic concerts are also hosted.

A bar located within the Group Space on the first floor is open during events.

Facilities include:

  • Grand Hall

  • Box office

  • Bar

  • Art gallery

  • Interpretative exhibition

Ulster Hall
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  • 34 Bedford Street
  • Belfast
  • Antrim
  • BT2 7FF

Top Reasons To Visit

  • A key city landmark and architecturally stunning building
  • A key city landmark and architecturally stunning building
  • Fantastic bar facilities making it the perfect meeting point for those pre-show drinks
  • The Ulster Hall is accessible to a host of city centre restaurants
  • See for yourself #WhereLegends are made with a fantastic programme of World Class Events

The Belfast Music Tour

27 Jul - 16 Nov 2019

The Belfast Music Tour is a journey across the city that reveals the music, the artists and the landscape that have brought character to the city.

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Richard Thompson

Sun, 11 Aug 2019, 7:00pm

Ivor Novello award-winning and grammy® award-nominated legend Richard Thompson has announced a solo show at the Ulster Hall on Sunday 11 August 2019.

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Ulster Youth Orchestra

Sat, 24 Aug 2019, 7:45pm

Conductor Rumon Gamba and local flutist Eimear McGeown join the Ulster Youth Orchestra for their summer showcase concert!

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Ulster Youth Orchestra Summer Concert

Sat, 24 Aug 2019, 7:45pm

Conductor Rumon Gamba and local flautist Eimear McGeown join the Ulster Youth Orchestra for their Summer Showcase Concert!

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