Description

Rose Week is a celebration of the international Rose Garden at Sir Thomas and Lady Dixon Park. It's one of the world’s leading rose gardens, attracting thousands of visitors each year with its magnificent blooms.

Rose Week will feature music and entertainment for all the family, with daily events including face painting, bouncy castles, mega slide, balloon modelling, Punch and Judy shows and much more.

Free Shuttle Bus

There will be a free shuttle bus from Belfast City Hall Grounds (East) directly to Sir Thomas and Lady Dixon Park. Buses will start at 12 noon and depart at approximately 20 minute intervals until 5pm. The first bus back from Sir Thomas and Lady Dixon is at 12.20pm and the last bus will leave the park at 5.20pm.

Highlights

Monday 16 July
  • 12-2pm – Ukulele Jam
  • 1-5pm – Fitness Freddy outdoor dance class
  • 1-5pm – Hanging basket and containing planting workshop
  • 1-5pm – Climbing Wall
  • 1.30-4.30pm – Prime Intensity Hip Hop Dance School
  • 3-5pm – Music from James Quinn
  • 7.40-8.30pm – 3rd Carrick Silver Band
Tuesday 17 July
  • 1-3pm – Tea Dance Tuesday
  • 1-5pm – Parklife Education (children’s workshop)
  • 1-5pm – Fitness Freddy outdoor dance class
  • 1-5pm – Climbing Wall
  • 1.30-5.30pm – Bellehoppers swing dance
  • 3pm-5pm – Irish traditional music from Beyond The Pale
  • 7.30-8.30pm – Ballylone Concert Flute Band
Wednesday 18 July
  • 11am-5pm – Photography Workshop with Jessops
  • 1-5pm – Parklife Education (children’s workshop)
  • 1-5pm – Fitness Freddy outdoor dance class
  • 1-5pm – Climbing Wall
  • 1.30-4.30pm – Jive NI
  • 2-4pm – Music from The Three Quarters
  • 7.30-8.30pm – Northern Ireland Concert Band
Thursday 19 July
  • 1-5pm – Fitness Freddy outdoor dance class
  • 1-5pm – GIANT Dart Football
  • 1.30-4.30pm – Salsa Dancing with Salsa NI
  • 2-5pm – Yoga in the park with Breath Yoga
  • 2.30-4.30pm – Music from Clara Wilson
  • 7.30-8.30pm – George Dummigan Accordian Orchestra
Friday 20 July
  • 11.30am-3pm – Irish Dancing
  • 11.30am-1.30pm – Music from The Martins
  • 1-5pm – Circus tricks from Babcock and Bobbins
  • 1-5pm – GIANT Dart Football
  • 1-5pm – Food demonstrations from local chefs Doc & Dazzler
  • 2.30-4.30pm – Swing music from Kelly Smiley
  • 3.45pm – Magic show in the playground
  • 7.30-8.30pm – Ormeau Concert Band
Saturday 21 July
  • 11am-5.30pm – Summer Market Stalls
  • 11am-5pm – Photography Workshop
  • 12-1pm – Ulster-Scots Agency Juvenile Pipe Band
  • 1-5.30pm – Summer Rose and Flower Show
  • 1-5pm – Hanging basket and container planting workshop
  • 1-5pm – Pay Zone Bungee Trampoline
  • 1-5pm – The Mac Factor and Streetwise Walkabout Act
  • 1-5pm – Food demonstrations from local chefs Doc & Dazzler
  • 1.30-4.30pm – Jive NI
  • 1.30-2.30pm - Newtownards Silver Band
  • 3-5pm – Music from the Big Kahuna
  • 3.45pm – Magic show in the playground
Sunday 22 July
  • 11am-5.30pm – Summer Market Stalls
  • 12-1pm – East Antrim Accordion Orchestra
  • 1-5.30pm – Summer Rose and Flower Show
  • 1-4pm – Teddy Bear’s Picnic
  • 1-5pm – Jump, Jiggle and Jive (children’s activity)
  • 1-5pm – Pay Zone Bungee Trampoline
  • 1-5pm – Dr. Nick and Streetwise Walkabout Act
  • 1-5pm – Food demonstrations from local chefs Doc & Dazzler
  • 1.30-2.30pm – Laganvale (Metal Technology) Band
  • 3-5pm – Music from Acoustocratz
  • 3.45pm – Magic show in the playground

More Information

For more information, visit www.belfastcity.gov.uk/events.

Sir Thomas & Lady Dixon Park

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