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Christmas in Belfast

Enjoy a magical Christmas in Belfast with festive family fun, pantomimes, Christmas carols and great nights out.

Christmas

Belfast is Alive With Christmas!

Experience magical entertainment, street animation and something new around every corner. Belfast city centre is alive with Christmas.

2018 Highlights

Dinos in the City

With the arrival of Dippy the Diplodocus, the UK’s most famous dinosaur, at the Ulster Museum in Belfast, enjoy a range of dinosaur themed events and offers in the city!

Music and Concerts

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    BCGC’s Christmas Spectacular!

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    Sun, 16 Dec

    Celebrate 10 years of Belfast Community Gospel Choir at their Christmas spectacular, full of old favourites and new anthems.

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    Magical Musical Christmas Programme

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    24 Nov-23 Dec

    There will be lots of magical Christmas music in the city centre to get you into the festive spirit.

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    Leningrad!

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    Fri, 22 Mar 2019

    Experience a night of music at the Ulster Hall this spring.

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    Brahms’s 2nd Piano Concerto

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    Fri, 18 Jan 2019

    Experience Brahms’s 2nd Piano Concerto at Ulster Hall.

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    Hayseed Dixie

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    Sat, 02 Mar 2019

    Always bringing an amazing performance, Hayseed Dixie are back at one of their favourite stomping grounds, The Empire Music Hall.

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    ANDREA BOCELLI

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    Thu, 24 Oct 2019

    The world’s most beloved tenor, Andrea Bocelli, will be returning to the SSE Arena, Belfast.

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    Rod Stewart Tribute

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    Sat, 29 Dec

    ‘Dave as Rod Stewart’ presents a tribute to a true legend, the one and only Rod Stewart.

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    The 1975

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    Wed, 09 Jan 2019

    The 1975 are back in Belfast with their brand new tour at the SSE Arena this January.

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    Season Finale: Mahler's Fifth

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    Fri, 24 May 2019

    The 2018/19 Finale brings together two recurring themes from across the Season – symphonic pieces on a grand scale and composers taking new...

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  • Ulster Hall
    Ulster Hall
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    Hungarian Spice

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    Thu, 16 May 2019

    The Lunchtime Concerts Series allows a bite-sized sample of the Ulster Orchestra in its full glory!

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    Ulster Hall
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    Mozart’s Horn Concerto No.4

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    Thu, 11 Apr 2019

    This irresistible lunch time concerto is performed by Ulster Orchestra Principal Horn Paul Klein.

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    Mozart’s Requiem

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    Fri, 19 Apr 2019

    The heart-wrenching and revolutionary final work from one of the world’s foremost musical geniuses.

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    Saint- Saëns’Egyptian

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    Fri, 05 Apr 2019

    This concert makes its way to Egypt by way of Greece for Saint-Saëns’ delightful Fifth Piano Concerto.

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    Ulster Hall
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    Vienna!

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    Fri, 04 Jan 2019

    Let the Ulster Orchestra and charismatic guest performers take you to the glittering world of Strauss for the waltz of your life!

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    Four Last Songs

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    Thu, 24 Jan 2019

    Enjoy a night of music by Strauss at The Belfast Waterfront.

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    Brass On Your Doorstep – Ulster Orchestra at Bangor Abbey

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    Fri, 14 Dec

    Join the members of the Ulster Orchestra for a night of superb Christmas music in the beautiful setting of Bangor Abbey!

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    Rachmaninov’s Second

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    Fri, 10 May 2019

    A masterpiece of melodic writing and a sublime partnership between soloist and orchestra.

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  • Belfast Empire
    Belfast Empire
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    The Elvis Spectacular

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    Sat, 12 Jan 2019

    The Greatest Tribute to the King of Rock and Roll.

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    Variations on a Rococo Theme

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    Fri, 26 Apr 2019

    This concert features not one, but two delightful pieces for rising star cellist, Alexey Stadler, making his debut with the Ulster Orchestra...

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    Forever Jackson

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    Sat, 19 Jan 2019

    The ultimate tribute to Michael Jackson setting the industry alight and selling out venues wherever they go.

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    Inspired By Bach

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    Fri, 08 Feb 2019

    Bach is the thread that runs through this concert programme, opening with Webern’s beautiful arrangement of Bach’s Ricercar, a six-voice fug...

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    Meat Loaf Tribute

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    Sat, 26 Jan 2019

    This amazing tribute artist Pete became the first tribute act to make it through to the live semi-finals of Britain’s Got Talent performing...

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    Beethoven No.7

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    Fri, 08 Mar 2019

    Experience Beethoven’s Seventh Symphony at the Ulster Hall.

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    Olly Murs

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    Tue, 14 May 2019

    Following the release of his swaggering new single ‘Moves’ featuring Snoop Dogg, Olly Murs returns with his dazzling new album ‘You Know I K...

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    Tchaikovsky’s Violin Concerto

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    Fri, 22 Feb 2019

    Guy Braunstein explores Tchaikovsky’s work with the Ulster Orchestra.

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Children's Events

Comedy Highlights

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    Alternative Christmas Stories

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    Fri, 21 Dec

    A Christmas antidote for grown-ups. With humour and horror in equal measure, this show is a shot of festive spirit with all the trimmings, b...

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    Craig Hill and Micky Bartlett

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    Sat, 02 Feb 2019

    Don't miss Cool FM Comedy Club's double headline special featuring comedians Craig Hill and Micky Bartlett.

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    Ulster Hall
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    Paul Merton's Impro Chums

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    Fri, 12 Apr 2019

    Paul Merton and friends are back on the road to bring evenings of mind-blowing improvisation to their favourite parts of the UK.

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    Ulster Hall
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    Stewart Francis: Into the Punset

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    Thu, 16 May 2019

    Comedian Stewart Francis, star of The Mock the Week, Live at the Apollo and Crackerjack, embarks on a brand-new show for his last tour ever.

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    NI Science Festival 2019

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    14-24 Feb

    The festival offers a stimulating and wide range of events focusing on the wonders of science, technology, engineering and mathematics

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Free Events

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    Dippy On Tour

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    28 Sep-06 Jan

    Dippy, the Natural History Museum’s iconic Diplodocus dinosaur skeleton, takes up a temporary home in Belfast's Ulster Museum.

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    Rock Around the Christmas Tree

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    Thu, 13 Dec

    Join in the party and enjoy dancing on the interactive light floor beside the stunning Christmas Tree as it projects more light than ever be...

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    Ulster Museum
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    Leonardo Da Vinci: A Life In Drawings

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    01 Feb-05 May

    In 2019, visitors to the Ulster Museum will be able to view some of Leonardo da Vinci's greatest drawings.

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    Magical Window Trail

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    14-15 Dec

    Follow the Magical Window Trail throughout Lisburn City Centre. Be enchanted as shop fronts come alive with performances from a local theatr...

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    Christmas at Inns Market

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    01 Dec

    Experience the sounds, smells and taste of Christmas at Inns Market. All your favourite local artisan food producers will be in attendance w...

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    Lisburn Light Festival

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    22 Nov-25 Jan

    In a first-of-its-kind for Northern Ireland over one million lights will dazzle Lisburn City Centre as part of its winter Lisburn Light Fest...

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    Christmas Craft Workshops

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    18 Nov-23 Dec

    Christmas Elves will be setting up their workshops at Castlecourt and Donegall Arcade this festive season.

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    Magical Musical Christmas Programme

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    24 Nov-23 Dec

    There will be lots of magical Christmas music in the city centre to get you into the festive spirit.

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