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Enjoy the very best international and local arts experiences for children and young people in Belfast Children's Festival's 21st edition.

From Friday 8 to Wednesday 13 March, dive into the packed programme of theatre, dance, visual art, music,  literature, comedy, workshops and talks, guaranteed to inspire joy, creativity and curiosity. International artists along with home-grown talent will be presenting over 90 shows and interactive experiences in venues and locations across Belfast, creating many unforgettable shared experiences for all the family.
A roller-skating soldier, a magic bear, and dancing aliens are just a small snapshot of some of the delights that will appear at this year’s festival, where the theme is ‘Our Place in the World’.
There will also be a number of relaxed performances suitable for those who who may benefit from a less formal theatre setting.
There's lots to choose from, so whether you have a toddler or a teen, it’s worth checking out the full programme. Ticket prices vary £3- £10, with many events free.
The festival also offers a diverse programme aimed at adults, professional arts practitioners and those working and studying in related fields. Watch the highlights for this year's festival here
Belfast Children's Festival is brought to you by Young at Art, Northern Ireland's leading arts provider for children and young people. For more details, please visit www.youngatart.co.uk

Upcoming events at Various locations

Belfast Film Festival
Belfast Film Festival
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Belfast Film Festival 2019

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Belfast Film Festival launches its 19th annual festival of premieres, unique events and the best in world cinema.

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Cathedral Quarter Arts Festival 2019

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One of the most dynamic arts festivals on the island returns for its 20th year in Belfast's famous Cathedral Quarter.

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Belfast Pride Festival 2019

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Belfast Pride Festival is one of the biggest festivals in Belfast and runs over 100 events across 10 days in a celebration of the LGBTQA+ co...

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This May Day Bank Holiday weekend, the Festival of Fools brings a jam-packed programme of circus, acrobatics, comedy and juggling to the str...

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