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2021 Highlights

  • Open House Festival
    Open House Festival
    Festivals

    Open House Festival

    27.17 KM
    12 - 30 Aug 2021

    A three-week festival of music, comedy, spoken word and classic cinema, at the beautiful Bangor Castle Walled Garden,…

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  • UEFA Super Cup
    UEFA Super Cup
    2021 Highlights

    UEFA Super Cup

    Wed, 11 Aug 2021, 9:00pm

    UEFA Champions League winners Chelsea FC will take on UEFA Europa League winners Villarreal CF on 11 August…

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  • You Win Again – Celebrating the Music of the Bee Gees
    You Win Again – Celebrating the Music of the Bee Gees
    Music and Concerts

    You Win Again – Celebrating the Music of the Bee Gees

    0.27 KM
    Sat, 06 Nov 2021, 7:30pm

    Direct from London's West End, You Win Again – Celebrating The Music of The Bee Gees comes to…

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  • A Christmas Carol: The Musical
    A Christmas Carol: The Musical
    Theatre

    A Christmas Carol: The Musical

    0.66 KM
    16 - 20 Nov 2021

    Belfast Operatic Company revive their sell-out production of ‘A Christmas Carol’ for one week only.

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  • EastSide Arts Festival 2021
    EastSide Arts Festival 2021
    EastSide Arts Festival

    EastSide Arts Festival 2021

    0.19 KM
    05 - 15 Aug 2021

    With more than 80 events sharing the theme of connection, EastSide Arts Festival 2021 has a diverse programme…

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  • Deep RiverRock Belfast City Marathon
    Deep RiverRock Belfast City Marathon
    Sport

    Deep RiverRock Belfast City Marathon

    7.71 KM
    Sun, 19 Sep 2021, 9:00am

    Belfast City Marathon moves into its 40th year in 2021 with its continued support from title sponsor Deep…

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  • Nathan Carter
    Nathan Carter
    Music and Concerts

    Nathan Carter

    1.05 KM
    Fri, 01 Oct 2021, 7:00pm

    A huge attraction on the Irish music scene, Nathan Carter has brought a whole new generation of fans…

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  • Culture Night – The City Garden
    Culture Night – The City Garden
    2021 Highlights

    Culture Night – The City Garden

    0.58 KM
    17 - 19 Sep 2021

    Culture Night Belfast is back with The City Garden, a colourful, nature-inspired place for play, enjoyment and relaxation…

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  • Shane Todd – Somebody Told Me
    Shane Todd – Somebody Told Me
    Comedy

    Shane Todd – Somebody Told Me

    1.05 KM
    Sat, 04 Sep 2021, 8:00pm

    Shane Todd is bringing his brand new stand-up show to the Waterfront Hall on 3 October 2020 following…

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  • Balmoral Show 2021
    Balmoral Show 2021
    2021 Highlights

    Balmoral Show 2021

    23.25 KM
    22 - 25 Sep 2021

    The Balmoral Show will move from its usual May date for one year only and will instead take…

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Eastside Arts Festival 2021

  • Who Needs A Bridge? A Hedgehog Poetry Press Showcase
    Who Needs A Bridge? A Hedgehog Poetry Press Showcase
    EastSide Arts Festival

    Who Needs A Bridge? A Hedgehog Poetry Press Showcase

    Fri, 06 Aug 2021, 7:30pm

    An event showcasing poets from the Hedgehog Poetry Press, as they celebrate the connections between them and their…

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  • Billy Boy by Rosemary Jenkinson
    Billy Boy by Rosemary Jenkinson
    EastSide Arts Festival

    Billy Boy by Rosemary Jenkinson

    5.5 KM
    07 - 08 Aug 2021

    Belfast actor John Travers shines in this high energy play by Rosemary Jenkinson, inspired by the real-life stories…

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  • A Dozen Men’s Stories from Dundonald Cemetery
    A Dozen Men’s Stories from Dundonald Cemetery
    EastSide Arts Festival

    A Dozen Men’s Stories from Dundonald Cemetery

    Sun, 15 Aug 2021, 2:00pm

    This guided 90-minute walking tour of Dundonald Cemetery will involve ‘meeting’ 12 different characters, including Horatio Todd, Henry…

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  • The Half Cut Cabaret
    The Half Cut Cabaret
    EastSide Arts Festival

    The Half Cut Cabaret

    Fri, 13 Aug 2021, 8:00pm

    The Half Cut Cabaret is a BYO, low-fi cabaret, joyfully channelling the angry, dirty, rebellious spirit of true…

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  • Dragtastic Wrap Party
    Dragtastic Wrap Party
    EastSide Arts Festival

    Dragtastic Wrap Party

    Sun, 15 Aug 2021, 8:00pm

    Join Lady P and a host of cabaret stars from across Ireland as they pull down the final…

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  • EastSide Arts Festival

    The Best of Times, The Worst of Times

    Thu, 12 Aug 2021, 7:30pm

    Join Paul, Emma and Andrea for a fascinating discussion about writing, art, climate change and the environment.

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  • George Best House Tour
    George Best House Tour
    EastSide Arts Festival

    George Best House Tour

    4.09 KM
    06 - 13 Aug 2021

    Step inside the family home of footballing superstar George Best, as it would’ve been in the summer of…

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  • The West Ocean String Quartet
    The West Ocean String Quartet
    EastSide Arts Festival

    The West Ocean String Quartet

    Sun, 08 Aug 2021, 7:00pm

    West Ocean String Quartet launch their new album, Atlantic Edge, and celebrate their first concert in over 18…

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  • Ropes ‘n’ Whiskey Walk
    Ropes ‘n’ Whiskey Walk
    EastSide Arts Festival

    Ropes ‘n’ Whiskey Walk

    4.09 KM
    Sat, 07 Aug 2021, 2:00pm

    This is a waterside stroll back in time to discover more about the former industries of the Connswater…

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  • Bird Box Making Workshop
    Bird Box Making Workshop
    EastSide Arts Festival

    Bird Box Making Workshop

    Thu, 05 Aug 2021, 11:00am

    Make a home for your feathered friends! Join Adrian Woodley at this special workshop to make your own…

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