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Visit Belfast City Centre this weekend for a line up of events including The Mini Mela and jaw dropping tricks from the Festival of fools.

Royal Avenue
  • Mini Mela - 1pm-4pm - Music, dance and arts come together to create a multi-cultural celebration which invites the world into the heart of our city.
  • Belfast City Centre will come alive with the sights, sounds and smells with as the city’s biggest celebration of cultural diversity comes to the city for a magical pop up festival across Donegall Place.
  • Join ArtsEkta, the producers of the Belfast Mela, for spectacular performances, a lively street procession, family workshops and mouth watering food bringing the world into the heart of our city.
  • This is a free event and no booking is required.
 
 Donegall Place, Foundation Street and Castle Street
  • Mini Festival of Fools - 1pm-4pm - A little mini-pop-up version of the internationally renowned Festival of Fools - a comedic cornucopia of street theatre of dazzling virtuosity!
  • Join the fun as Belfast plays host to a bevvy of street performers with 15 minute performances taking place between 12noon and 5.30pm. Catch jugglers, unicyclists and those who love to act the fool in action at Royal Avenue, Fountain Street and Donegall Place. It's free entertainment that the whole family can enjoy.
  • As if that wasn’t exciting enough, roving characters will add some colour and cheer to even the greyest of days - stilt walkers and hula hoopers will liven up the streets so make sure to say hello.
  • Brought to you by the team behind Belfast Circus School, Premiere Circus and Festival of Fools.
  • This is a free event and no booking is required.
 

Upcoming events at Various locations

Belfast Film Festival
Belfast Film Festival
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Belfast Film Festival 2019

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11-20 Apr

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 2018
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Cathedral Quarter Arts Festival 2019

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06-12 May

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 2018
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Belfast Pride Festival 2019

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27 Jul-05 Aug

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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Festival of Fools

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04-06 May

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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