CS Lewis Festival

This year’s CS Lewis Festival takes its theme from the much-loved Chronicles of Narnia. During the five days of the festival you’ll be transported through the wardrobe into the incredible imaginative world of CS Lewis and his characters.

2019 Highlights

Christmas Events

Get into the Christmas spirit with these festive events, from pantomimes to craft markets, Santa grottos, concerts, gigs, comedy, theatre and film screenings.

Children's Events

  • Sleeping Beauty
    Sleeping Beauty
    Children's Events

    Sleeping Beauty

    30 Nov - 07 Dec 2019

    Lisnagarvey Operatic Society are back with another spectacular panto, brimming with comedy, slapstick, great songs and dances.

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  • The Polar Express at the Culloden Estate
    The Polar Express at the Culloden Estate
    Children's Events

    The Polar Express at the Culloden Estate

    19 - 23 Nov 2019

    A festive occasion with a host of attractions for all the family, including a winter wonderland, story-telling with…

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  • Christmas at The Argory
    Christmas at The Argory
    2019 Highlights

    Christmas at The Argory

    30 Nov - 01 Dec 2019

    Celebrate traditions old and new at The Argory this Christmas. With beautiful winter wonderlands to discover and Christmas…

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  • Belfast Carols at SSE Arena
    Belfast Carols at SSE Arena
    Children's Events

    Belfast Carols at SSE Arena

    Sat, 14 Dec 2019, 6:00pm

    Enjoy an evening of Christmas celebrations at the SSE Arena! Featuring an orchestra and a choir of over…

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  • Santa’s Grotto at Hillmount
    Santa’s Grotto at Hillmount
    Children's Events

    Santa’s Grotto at Hillmount

    30 Nov - 24 Dec 2019

    Visit Santa in one of Ireland's largest grottos and tell him what you'd like for Christmas this year!

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  • Frozen Spectacular
    Frozen Spectacular
    Children's Events

    Frozen Spectacular

    Sat, 30 Nov 2019, 3:00pm

    Elsa, Anna and Olaf will be visiting Lisburn for a Frozen Spectacular!

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  • Tinsel Tots
    Tinsel Tots
    Children's Events

    Tinsel Tots

    07 - 08 Dec 2019

    It's time for Tinsel Tots!

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  • Winter Circus
    Winter Circus
    Children's Events

    Winter Circus

    13 Dec 2019 - 02 Jan 2020

    Tumble Circus are back again with The Winter Circus Show! The ever-popular show will be hosted in the…

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  • Santa Street at W5
    Santa Street at W5
    Children's Events

    Santa Street at W5

    30 Nov - 23 Dec 2019

    This December feel the magic of Christmas come to life at W5 with a seasonal visit to Santa…

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  • Connecting at Christmas
    Connecting at Christmas
    Belfast Plus

    Connecting at Christmas

    Thu, 28 Nov 2019, 3:00pm

    Come along to the Market Square, Lisburn for a festive community engagement evening.

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What's on in Belfast This Weekend

Looking for something to do this weekend? Read our round-up of what’s on in Belfast, from live music, concerts and shows to festivals, family fun and free events.

Comedy Highlights

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Free Events

Music & Concerts

  • Flash Harry
    Flash Harry
    Music and Concerts

    Flash Harry

    Sat, 25 Apr 2020, 7:00pm

    After several successful sell out shows Crumlin Road Gaol proudly presents an evening with Flash Harry – The…

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  • Rustioni Conducts Mahler’s Resurrection
    Rustioni Conducts Mahler’s Resurrection
    Music and Concerts

    Rustioni Conducts Mahler’s Resurrection

    Fri, 29 May 2020, 7:45pm

    Mahler’s epic symphony needs to be experienced live to be believed!

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  • Swingtime!
    Swingtime!
    Music and Concerts

    Swingtime!

    Sat, 25 Jan 2020, 7:45pm

    The sensational sound of the big band era!

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  • Steel Panther
    Steel Panther
    Music and Concerts

    Steel Panther

    Sat, 15 Feb 2020, 7:30pm

    California’s greatest export and renowned feminist supporters Steel Panther have announced a UK/Irish tour in early 2020 and…

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  • Sparkling Symphonies
    Sparkling Symphonies
    Music and Concerts

    Sparkling Symphonies

    23 Jan - 23 Jul 2020

    An invigorating afternoon of Haydn and Stravinsky.

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  • Festival of Lessons and Carols
    Festival of Lessons and Carols
    Christmas

    Festival of Lessons and Carols

    22 - 24 Dec 2019

    Celebrate the Christmas season with this Festival of Lessons and Carols at Belfast Cathedral.

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  • Andy Irvine and Paul Brady
    Andy Irvine and Paul Brady
    Music and Concerts

    Andy Irvine and Paul Brady

    Thu, 19 Mar 2020, 7:00pm

    By popular demand Andy Irvine and Paul Brady are touring their now classic and iconic album of folk…

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  • Beethoven at 250: Symphony No. 5
    Beethoven at 250: Symphony No. 5
    Music and Concerts

    Beethoven at 250: Symphony No. 5

    Fri, 17 Apr 2020, 7:45pm

    Celebrating Beethoven’s 250th Birthday with conductor Tianyi Lu and soloist Ivan Ilić.

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  • Katie Melua
    Katie Melua
    Music and Concerts

    Katie Melua

    Mon, 23 Nov 2020, 7:00pm

    Multi-award winning artist, Katie Melua is performing live at the Ulster Hall in November 2020!

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  • Shortcross Festive Blues Afternoon
    Shortcross Festive Blues Afternoon
    Food and Drink

    Shortcross Festive Blues Afternoon

    Sat, 07 Dec 2019, 2:00pm

    Join Shortcross Gin for their famous festive afternoon of blues and gin at Rademon Estate, Co. Down.

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