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Christmas Events

  • The Untold Truth of Captain Hook
    The Untold Truth of Captain Hook
    Children's Events

    The Untold Truth of Captain Hook

    10 Dec 2021 - 01 Jan 2022

    This Christmas, Replay Theatre Company in association with the MAC presents The Untold Truth of Captain Hook.

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  • Christmas at Hillsborough Castle and Gardens
    Christmas at Hillsborough Castle and Gardens
    2021 Highlights

    Christmas at Hillsborough Castle and Gardens

    22.89 KM
    03 Dec 2021 - 02 Jan 2022

    A brand-new after-dark illuminated trail comes to Hillsborough Castle and Gardens this December.

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  • Bright Lights Botanic
    Bright Lights Botanic
    2021 Highlights

    Bright Lights Botanic

    1.61 KM
    11 Nov 2021 - 09 Jan 2022

    Belfast Botanic Gardens is to host Northern Ireland's first lantern festival, Bright Lights Botanic from November 11, 2021,…

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  • Hillsborough Castle at Christmas
    Hillsborough Castle at Christmas
    Children's Events

    Hillsborough Castle at Christmas

    22.89 KM
    04 - 23 Dec 2021

    Visit Hillsborough Castle and Gardens this December as they welcome guests of all ages to see the castle…

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  • ArtisAnn Christmas Art Show
    ArtisAnn Christmas Art Show
    Art and Exhibitions

    ArtisAnn Christmas Art Show

    4.58 KM
    26 Nov - 18 Dec 2021

    ArtisAnn Gallery’s annual show with all artworks at £300 or less.

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  • The Priests
    The Priests
    Christmas

    The Priests

    0.66 KM
    Tue, 07 Dec 2021, 7:30pm

    Frs Eugene, Martin and David are delighted to return to the stage at the Europa, singing much loved…

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  • Pigeon & Plum’s Vaudeville Circus
    Pigeon & Plum’s Vaudeville Circus
    Christmas

    Pigeon & Plum’s Vaudeville Circus

    2.11 KM
    02 - 18 Dec 2021

    This December, messrs Gilda Pigeon & Madeline Plum return after two long years, with a circus cabaret to…

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  • Tina Turner Tribute Show
    Tina Turner Tribute Show
    Christmas

    Tina Turner Tribute Show

    0.66 KM
    Thu, 30 Dec 2021, 7:30pm

    Enjoy a night of simply the best entertainment at the Europa Hotel with Totally Tina on 30 December.

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  • The Santa Bus
    The Santa Bus
    Children's Events

    The Santa Bus

    0.08 KM
    04 - 23 Dec 2021

    Meet Santa and experience a ride through Belfast City Centre on the Santa Bus! Sing along to Christmas…

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  • Cinder on Tinder Adult Pantomime
    Cinder on Tinder Adult Pantomime
    Christmas

    Cinder on Tinder Adult Pantomime

    1.05 KM
    03 - 30 Dec 2021

    Experience Belfast’s only late-night adult panto experience as Cinder on Tinder debuts at the Waterfront Studio in December…

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Food and Drink Events

Festivals

  • Belfast Children’s Festival 2022
    Belfast Children’s Festival 2022
    2022 Highlights

    Belfast Children’s Festival 2022

    0.67 KM
    04 - 13 Mar 2022

    Belfast Children’s Festival returns from 4-13 March 2022 full to the brim with exceptional creative experiences for children,…

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2021 Highlights

  • Belfast Christmas Market 2021
    Belfast Christmas Market 2021
    Food and Drink

    Belfast Christmas Market 2021

    0.08 KM
    26 Nov - 23 Dec 2021

    Come and visit Belfast's much loved Christmas Market! Whether you go for a bit of shopping, or to…

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  • Christmas at The Grimm Hotel
    Christmas at The Grimm Hotel
    2021 Highlights

    Christmas at The Grimm Hotel

    02 - 23 Dec 2021

    Take the family along to Christmas at The Grimm Hotel! A walk-through theatre experience created by Cahoots for…

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  • Christmas at Hillsborough Castle and Gardens
    Christmas at Hillsborough Castle and Gardens
    2021 Highlights

    Christmas at Hillsborough Castle and Gardens

    22.89 KM
    03 Dec 2021 - 02 Jan 2022

    A brand-new after-dark illuminated trail comes to Hillsborough Castle and Gardens this December.

    Find Out More
  • Bright Lights Botanic
    Bright Lights Botanic
    2021 Highlights

    Bright Lights Botanic

    1.61 KM
    11 Nov 2021 - 09 Jan 2022

    Belfast Botanic Gardens is to host Northern Ireland's first lantern festival, Bright Lights Botanic from November 11, 2021,…

    Find Out More
  • Christmas Pop-Up Performances
    Christmas Pop-Up Performances
    2021 Highlights

    Christmas Pop-Up Performances

    0.19 KM
    27 Nov - 19 Dec 2021

    Look out for pop-up street performances every weekend in the run-up to Christmas to keep you entertained as…

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