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2019 Highlights

Children's Events

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    Tim Peake Spacecraft and VR Experience

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    20 Feb-11 May

    Tim Peake’s Spacecraft, presented by Samsung and the Science Museum Group, is touring the UK and will land at the Ulster Transport Museum on...

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    Food-themed Workshops at St George's Market

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    22-24 Feb

    Take the kids to Belfast this half-term and celebrate Belfast Restaurant Week with free fun foodie workshops and demonstrations at St George...

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    The Home of St Patrick Festival

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    08-18 Mar

    Armagh is at the heart of celebrating the life of Saint Patrick and the festival promises an unrivalled mix of regional and international mu...

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    HOME

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    08-13 Mar

    This visual art exhibition is the result of that creative conversation; an investigation of HOME through our children’s eyes.

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    Belfast St Patrick’s Day Parade and Concert

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    Sun, 17 Mar

    Come to Belfast for a fantastic St Patrick’s Day weekend. Bring your friends and family and enjoy a welcoming spectacle of colour and music,...

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    Expedition Peter Pan

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    Wed, 13 Mar

    Plucked from their busy jobs, five adult strangers find themselves in a world of bedside tables and night-lights. A world where marbles appe...

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  • Ark Open Farm
    Ark Open Farm
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    Easter Extravaganza The Ark Open Farm

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    19-23 Apr

    Take part in their brand new for 2019 bunny trail and enjoy all the fun in the new fairy tale forest full of nursery rhyme themed scenes.

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    Milo’s Hat Trick

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    08-10 Mar

    Young audiences can expect magic, music and mischief in this delightful adventure from the multi-award winning Cahoots NI, based on the book...

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    inSPIREd – Family Fun Day in the Cathedral Quarter

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    Sat, 09 Mar

    'Belfast Children's Festival's Big Family Day in the heart of Belfast’s Cathedral Quarter!

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    Ponyo

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    Sat, 09 Mar

    Ponyo is a magical and touching story about the wonder of nature, the power of friendship and the spirit of adventure that lives over and un...

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    Oorlog (War)

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    08-10 Mar

    Children have their own ideas about war; adults never have any real answers for them. Prompted by this, Theater Artemis take the elusive sub...

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    Baby Rave – Rave in the Nave

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    Sat, 09 Mar

    Baby Rave like you’ve never seen it before! Get down to the beats with a fun-filled rave designed especially for the under 4's in the impres...

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    The Lord Mayor’s Day

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    Sat, 13 Apr

    Join Belfast’s Lord Mayor, Councillor Deirdre Hargey, as she hosts a free family fun day to celebrate both her year in office and our amazin...

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  • Jungle NI
    Jungle NI
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    Easter Egg Hunt

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    20-23 Apr

    Join the Jungle NI Easter Saturday, Sunday and Monday in a daring quest against time. You will be given a number of clues and puzzles and mu...

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    Can Do Academy: Claymation Workshop

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    Sat, 09 Mar

    Ever fancied trying your hand at Animation? This claymation workshop allows participants to make a complete animated film on an iPad, using...

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    Baby Daddy

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    09-10 Mar

    Baby Daddy is a show for babies aged 6-18 months with an all-male cast.

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    Run Rampage Weekender

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    27-28 Apr

    Head off to the Jungle where you can run RAMPAGE across one of Ireland’s coolest obstacle adventure races.

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    The Greatest Show For Families

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    Sat, 20 Apr

    ‘Roll up’ and see songs from the hit musical, amongst other hit shows, brought to life by a talented troop of singers, dancers and aerialist...

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    W5 and Giants Joint Ticket

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    Sun, 03 Mar

    Explore W5 and watch a Belfast Giants game.

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    The Alien’s Guide to Dance Gone Wrong

    gps_fixed 0.81KM
    09-10 Mar

    Created by renowned choreographer Lea Anderson, with music by Steve Blake, costumes and objects by visual artist Tim Spooner and lighting de...

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    Empowerment

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    Sat, 09 Mar

    Presented by Northern Ireland Opera: an interactive theatre workshop for young people aged 8+ to feel energised and empowered!

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    Arts Night At The Museum

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    Fri, 29 Mar

    Every nook and cranny of this historic North Down Museum building will be filled with Arts activity to experience, participate in or observe...

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    Da Vinci Day

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    Sun, 10 Mar

    Take part in a range of free children's art workshops inspired by the Royal Collection Trust exhibition 'Leonardo da Vinci: A Life in Drawin...

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  • SSE Arena, Belfast
    SSE Arena, Belfast
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    Belfast Peace Proms

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    Sun, 24 Feb

    Peace Proms returns to the stage of the SSE Arena Belfast and promises to be a huge celebration of youth, music, energy and sheer talent on...

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    Family Comedy Club

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    Mon, 11 Mar

    From the creator of the extremely popular Pigeon and Plum’s Family Vaudeville Cabaret, Paul Currie, comes this brand new family comedy club.

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Comedy Highlights

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    Electric

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    25-27 Apr

    Baby wipes, glitter and cans at the ready, Joni and Scarlett head off on their respective weekends.

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    I Am Maura

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    02-04 May

    It’s 2005. Maura is trying to find a boyfriend. Only she’s surrounded by girls and is starting to think she might actually prefer them. Her...

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    Jack Whitehall - Stood Up

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    Thu, 19 Dec

    Award-winning comedian, actor and writer Jack Whitehall has announced his biggest UK and Ireland arena tour ever for 2019 with a brand new s...

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    Family Comedy Club

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    Mon, 11 Mar

    From the creator of the extremely popular Pigeon and Plum’s Family Vaudeville Cabaret, Paul Currie, comes this brand new family comedy club.

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  • Black Box
    Black Box
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    Comedy Improv Night

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    20 Feb-22 May

    Belfast’s best improv comedy group serves up an hour of hot, fresh, off-the-cuff comedy.

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  • Ulster Hall
    Ulster Hall
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    Paul Merton's Impro Chums

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    Fri, 12 Apr

    Paul Merton and friends are back on the road to bring evenings of mind-blowing improvisation to their favourite parts of the UK.

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    Rich Hall's Hoedown

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    29-30 May

    If you’ve only ever watched Rich Hall on TV, you haven’t seen the half of it.

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    Kieran Hodgson '75'

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    Tue, 07 May

    Edinburgh Comedy Award Best Show nominee 2018.

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    James Acaster: Cold Lasagne Hate Myself 1999

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    Sun, 10 Nov

    Comedian James Acaster is back with his brand new show for 2019.

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    Neil Delamere

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    Thu, 14 Mar

    Fresh from a sell-out tour, the star of BBC’s The Blame Game and Soft Border Patrol, Neil Delamere, comes to the Black Box Belfast on the 14...

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    Lloyd Griffith: All-Rounder

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    Sat, 20 Apr

    After the success of his sold out 2017/18 UK tour, comedian, choirboy and host of Soccer AM, Lloyd Griffith is back on the road with his hil...

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    Mother’s Ruin: A Cabaret About Gin

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    15-16 May

    Hysterical and historical, take a raucous journey through 18th Century London, New York speakeasies, the Australian bush and the jungles of...

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    David Meade - Brainman

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    Sat, 16 Mar

    Just returned from the USA to deliver his funniest and most incredible show yet.

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    Fern Brady: Power and Chaos

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    Thu, 17 Oct

    As seen on Live from the BBC, Live from the Comedy Store, The Russell Howard Hour, and Live at the Apollo Fern is one of the UK’s hottest co...

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    Imagine! Belfast Festival of Ideas and Politics 2019

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    25-31 Mar

    Belfast’s unique festival of ideas will return during 25-31 March with its biggest ever programme and an open invitation for the public to e...

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  • Accidental Theatre
    Accidental Theatre
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    Sunday Improv

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    10 Feb-14 Apr

    Every Sunday evening comedic improvisers put together scenes, songs, and stories from audience suggestions.

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  • Ulster Hall
    Ulster Hall
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    Stewart Francis: Into the Punset

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    Thu, 16 May

    Comedian Stewart Francis, star of The Mock the Week, Live at the Apollo and Crackerjack, embarks on a brand-new show for his last tour ever.

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  • Black Box
    Black Box
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    Kill your Darlings

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    23 Feb-22 Jun

    A Saturday afternoon comedy show that forces the very best in local comedy to craft sets of entirely brand new material, thus killing their...

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  • Cathedral Quarter Arts Festival 2018
    Various locations
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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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    Colin Murphy

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    Fri, 15 Mar

    Colin is back on the road with a new tour show BIG TIME.

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Free Events

Music & Concerts

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    Rebekah Fitch

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    Tue, 05 Mar

    Rebekah Fitch, Belfast-born alt-pop artist, brings her biggest and most ambitious show yet to The MAC.

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    David Bowie Tribute Night

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    Sat, 04 May

    Stuart Roach as David Bowie is sure to be an unmissable night as he turns himself into the music legend on Saturday 4 May.

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    Real Sketchy

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    07 Feb-05 Dec

    Always a great excuse to chill out, enjoy an exhibition, drink and draw after enjoying Belfast’s late night art scene!

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    Sophie Coyle and Band

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    Fri, 12 Apr

    After the launch of her critically acclaimed album “Blame Me for the Storm”, Sophie Coyle returns to Belfast with a fresh new set of songs w...

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    The Stranglers

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    Thu, 28 Feb

    Following their sold out Belfast show last year, English rock legends The Stranglers are pleased to announce a headline Belfast show for 201...

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    Some Guy Have All The Luck

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    Sat, 23 Feb

    This new show celebrating the life and career of Rod Stewart takes you through Rod's incredible story from his humble beginnings street busk...

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  • Black Box
    Black Box
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    St Patrick's Day with The Skallions

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    Sun, 17 Mar

    Back for another night, The Skallions will be teaming up once again with The Black Box to bring you a heavy dose of music, dancing, craic, b...

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    Market on the Square

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    06 Apr-07 Dec

    Picturesque Portaferry is home to ‘The Market on the Square’ which offers the very best in local food, art and crafts.

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    The King's Singers

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    Sat, 22 Jun

    The King's Singers will be performing their only concert on the island of Ireland in 2019 at Belfast Cathedral on Saturday 22 June.

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  • Black Box
    Black Box
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    Touch Sensitive

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    16 Feb-25 May

    Touch Sensitive is a Belfast-based record label that has beaten an ad-hoc, pan-genre path with it’s new and archival releases.

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  • Black Box
    Black Box
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    The Green Room Sessions

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    08 Feb-31 Jan

    The Green Room Sessions are an opportunity to catch one-off performances from guest artists as well as regular slots from an esteemed cast o...

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    Baby Daddy

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    Sun, 23 Jun

    Baby Daddy is a show for babies aged 6-18 months with an all-male cast. It features 3 male performers, each playing a live instrument, and t...

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    Spring Celebration

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    Sat, 23 Mar

    Enjoy an evening of joyful, uplifting music as Belfast Community Gospel Choir celebrates its tenth year in the iconic Ulster Hall!

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    The Bogus Pogues

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    Sun, 17 Mar

    Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in true Irish style with live music by one of the best traditional Irish bands – The Bogus Pogues!

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    Jim Mullen and The Ronnie Greer Organ Band

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    Sat, 23 Mar

    Jazz guitar legend Jim Mullen is unquestionably one of the all–time greats in the history of the music.

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    Johnny Cash and June Carter Tribute

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    Sat, 25 May

    Enjoy a fantastic night at The Johnny Cash and June Carter tribute show at La Mon Hotel and Country Club.

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    Baillies Mills at 80

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    Fri, 15 Mar

    Forty years after their first concert and eighty years since the band’s formation, Baillies Mills return to the Island Hall for a special ev...

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    Garth Brooks Tribute

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    Fri, 08 Mar

    Enjoy a great night of entertainment at La Mon with a tribute to country music legend Garth Brooks.

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    Roly Daniels

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    Fri, 08 Mar

    Following a hugely successful sell-out tour last year to nightly standing ovations join one of Ireland’s finest entertainers, showmen and si...

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    Music for the Sun King

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    Fri, 26 Apr

    Sestina presents an exciting programme of rarely performed French Baroque Music from the court of Louis XIV, featuring the stunning young vo...

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    Anthony Toner

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    Sat, 02 Mar

    Anthony Toner returns to celebrate the release of his ninth album, Our Lady of the Wind and Rain.

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    The Game

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    Tue, 05 Mar

    The Game resurrected West-Cost HipHop in the early 2000’s from the streets of Compton and his impact on the art was soon to be felt globally...

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  • Balmoral Hotel
    Balmoral Hotel
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    Doghouse Belfast Ska and 80’s at the Balmoral Hotel

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    Fri, 01 Mar

    Balmoral Hotel presents an amazing mix of retro 80’s sounds and headlining with top contemporary Ska band Doghouse.

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  • Black Box
    Black Box
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    Skull

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    21 Feb-20 Jun

    Escape the relentless agora in a night of recorded music and live drawing.

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    Michael Bublé Tribute Night

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    Sat, 30 Mar

    Why not spoil your mum or a special mother with a night of incredible music by one of the very best Michael Bublé tributes.

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