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Virtual Events

  • Joshua Burnside Live
    Joshua Burnside Live
    EastSide Arts Festival 2020

    Joshua Burnside Live

    Thu, 06 Aug 2020, 9:00pm

    The Ballyhackamore Social and EastSide Arts Festival present Joshua Burnside.

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  • August Online Events at Linen Hall Library
    August Online Events at Linen Hall Library
    Virtual Events

    August Online Events at Linen Hall Library

    10 - 27 Aug 2020

    This August the Linen Hall Linrary reopens to the public and continues its online cultural programming featuring treasures…

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  • Belfast Whiskey Week
    Belfast Whiskey Week
    2020 Highlights

    Belfast Whiskey Week

    0.19KM
    Tue, 04 Aug 2020, 12:00pm

    Ireland’s largest whiskey festival is fully online this year. Belfast Whiskey Week is hosting 39 unique tastings and…

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  • EastSide Lives Heritage Trail Launch
    EastSide Lives Heritage Trail Launch
    EastSide Arts Festival 2020

    EastSide Lives Heritage Trail Launch

    Fri, 07 Aug 2020, 11:00am

    Local tour guide and project participant Gerry O’Neill shares a journey via video to meet ordinary people from…

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  • Virtual Féile 2020
    Virtual Féile 2020
    Virtual Events

    Virtual Féile 2020

    04 - 09 Aug 2020

    Féile an Phobail presents Virtual Féile 2020!

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  • In the Virtual Footsteps of the Yardmen
    In the Virtual Footsteps of the Yardmen
    EastSide Arts Festival 2020

    In the Virtual Footsteps of the Yardmen

    Tue, 11 Aug 2020, 11:00am

    Virtual walking tour celebrating east Belfast’s strong industrial heritage led by local historian and Blue Badge Tour Guide,…

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  • Van Morrison Virtual Tour
    Van Morrison Virtual Tour
    EastSide Arts Festival 2020

    Van Morrison Virtual Tour

    Thu, 13 Aug 2020, 12:00pm

    Join Blue Badge Tour Guide, Lynn Corken, on a virtual journey through the East Belfast of Van’s youth.

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EastSide Arts Festival 2020

  • EastSide Lives Heritage Trail Launch
    EastSide Lives Heritage Trail Launch
    EastSide Arts Festival 2020

    EastSide Lives Heritage Trail Launch

    Fri, 07 Aug 2020, 11:00am

    Local tour guide and project participant Gerry O’Neill shares a journey via video to meet ordinary people from…

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  • The King of East Belfast
    The King of East Belfast
    EastSide Arts Festival 2020

    The King of East Belfast

    07 - 16 Aug 2020

    He is a man on a mission: to confront the King of East Belfast, the most famous bookie…

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  • Roselawn Cemetery Walking Tour
    Roselawn Cemetery Walking Tour
    EastSide Arts Festival 2020

    Roselawn Cemetery Walking Tour

    Sun, 09 Aug 2020, 2:00pm

    Roselawn Cemetery is well-known as the final resting place of one of the world’s greatest ever footballers, George…

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  • EastSide Sessions at Portview
    EastSide Sessions at Portview
    EastSide Arts Festival 2020

    EastSide Sessions at Portview

    Sat, 08 Aug 2020, 8:00pm

    EastSide Arts used the time during lockdown to reconnect with a previous body of work made in 2014…

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  • In the Virtual Footsteps of the Yardmen
    In the Virtual Footsteps of the Yardmen
    EastSide Arts Festival 2020

    In the Virtual Footsteps of the Yardmen

    Tue, 11 Aug 2020, 11:00am

    Virtual walking tour celebrating east Belfast’s strong industrial heritage led by local historian and Blue Badge Tour Guide,…

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  • Vault Artists’ Market at CS Lewis Square
    Vault Artists’ Market at CS Lewis Square
    EastSide Arts Festival 2020

    Vault Artists’ Market at CS Lewis Square

    4.25KM
    Sun, 16 Aug 2020, 12:00pm

    A special event as part of this year’s festival, The Vault Artists’ Studios will bring their incredible market…

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  • EastSide Arts Festival 2020
    EastSide Arts Festival 2020
    2020 Highlights

    EastSide Arts Festival 2020

    0.19KM
    06 - 16 Aug 2020

    With over 80 events themed around 'Moments of Joy', you'll find something to enjoy this summer at EastSide…

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  • Van Morrison Virtual Tour
    Van Morrison Virtual Tour
    EastSide Arts Festival 2020

    Van Morrison Virtual Tour

    Thu, 13 Aug 2020, 12:00pm

    Join Blue Badge Tour Guide, Lynn Corken, on a virtual journey through the East Belfast of Van’s youth.

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  • Street Art Tour
    Street Art Tour
    EastSide Arts Festival 2020

    Street Art Tour

    Tue, 11 Aug 2020, 6:00pm

    Belfast is a weird, passionate, messed up place. The legacy of past conflict is about more than people,…

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  • The Night Institute Presents: EastSide Electronics
    The Night Institute Presents: EastSide Electronics
    EastSide Arts Festival 2020

    The Night Institute Presents: EastSide Electronics

    Sat, 15 Aug 2020, 7:30pm

    The Night Institute brings together a selection of the city's most forward-thinking artists for a night of exciting…

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Top 2020 Events in Belfast

2020 is jam-packed with fantastic events in Belfast! To help you decide which ones to go to, we’ve rounded up some of the biggest and best events and festivals happening throughout the year.

2020 Highlights

  • Elton John
    Elton John
    2020 Highlights

    Elton John

    1.87KM
    Mon, 30 Nov 2020, 8:00pm

    Elton John has announced the first 2020 UK and Ireland dates of his colossal Farewell Yellow Brick Road…

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  • Jawbox Bar at Culloden Estate and Spa
    Jawbox Bar at Culloden Estate and Spa
    Food and Drink

    Jawbox Bar at Culloden Estate and Spa

    15.74KM
    07 - 30 Aug 2020

    Visit the Jawbox mobile bar at Culloden Estate and Spa, the first location in Northern Ireland to host…

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  • Wannabe The Spice Girls Show
    Wannabe The Spice Girls Show
    2020 Highlights

    Wannabe The Spice Girls Show

    1.05KM
    Sat, 28 Nov 2020, 7:00pm

    Wannabe: The Spice Girls Show is coming to Waterfront Hall on 28 November 2020 and it's set to…

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  • Irish Vegan Festival
    Irish Vegan Festival
    2020 Highlights

    Irish Vegan Festival

    0.66KM
    Sun, 04 Oct 2020, 10:00am

    Stalls, talks, demos and so much more! Packed with hot and cold food, cosmetics, campaigns and more all…

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  • Balmoral Show 2020 – Cancelled
    Balmoral Show 2020 – Cancelled
    2020 Highlights

    Balmoral Show 2020 – Cancelled

    21.7KM
    19 - 22 Aug 2020

    This event has been cancelled.

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  • Belfast Whiskey Week
    Belfast Whiskey Week
    2020 Highlights

    Belfast Whiskey Week

    0.19KM
    Tue, 04 Aug 2020, 12:00pm

    Ireland’s largest whiskey festival is fully online this year. Belfast Whiskey Week is hosting 39 unique tastings and…

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  • The Magic of Motown
    The Magic of Motown
    Music and Concerts

    The Magic of Motown

    1.87KM
    Thu, 12 Nov 2020, 7:00pm

    Celebrate the sound of a generation with The Magic of Motown!

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

    Deep RiverRock Belfast City Marathon

    7.71KM
    Sun, 20 Sep 2020, 9:00am

    Belfast City Marathon moves into its 39th year in 2020 with its continued support from title sponsor Deep…

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  • Belfast International Tattoo 2020
    Belfast International Tattoo 2020
    Shows and Displays

    Belfast International Tattoo 2020

    1.87KM
    04 - 05 Sep 2020

    Entertainment Events Organisation Limited are very pleased to announce the return to the SSE Arena of the Belfast…

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  • A Murder of Pentimenti by Trina Hobson
    A Murder of Pentimenti by Trina Hobson
    Art and Exhibitions

    A Murder of Pentimenti by Trina Hobson

    4.58KM
    04 - 29 Aug 2020

    Trina Hobson returns to the ArtisAnn Gallery with an amazing new show after successful international exhibitions and commissions.

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