City Centre Events

Feile an Phobail

Feile an Phobail's flagship programme is most certainly August Feile which has consistently grown from strength to strength. The first August Feile was a daylong celebration with a carnival parade made up of local young ...
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ChSq 2018

Custom House, bringing a series of headline shows by international musical artists. The Festival once again runs throughout August, with this year's massive lineup below: Friday 10 August: George Ezra and guests Saturd ...
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Q Radio Summer Session

Date: 20 Jul 2018 - 24 Aug 2018 Time: every Friday: 4pm to 5pm Venue: Fountain Centre Terrace, College Street, Belfast Enjoy local music talent in the heart of the city with Q Radio. Pop up to the Q Terrace on College Stree ...
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Family Fridays at St George's

If you're looking for inspiration for new places to go and fun family activities to do this summer, then come along to our Family Fridays at St George’s Market, where you and your children can enjoy a wide range of ...
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Belfast Music Bus Tour - Live and Unplugged

The Belfast Music Tour is a journey across the city that reveals the music, the artists and the landscape that have brought character to the city.  This two-hour bus trip starts at the beautifully restored Ulster Hall a ...
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CHSq 2018

Custom House, bringing a series of headline shows by international musical artists. The Festival once again runs throughout August, with this year's massive lineup below: Friday 10 August: George Ezra and guests Saturda ...
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The Great Belfast Busk Off

Belfast streets are full of skilled musicians from all walks of life. To celebrate, we’re inviting musicians and bands from all disciplines to take part in a The Great Belfast Busk Off – a competition which will ...
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Caribbean Social at Writers Square

Enjoy carnival vibes courtesy of Steel Drum maestros and Notting Hill stalwarts Tropical Heatwave at the inaugural Caribbean Social. Expect an afternoon of reggae, dance, DJs and Young at Arts kids workshops and much more a ...
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Shrouds of the Somme exhibition

The evocative Shrouds of the Somme exhibition, remembering the thousands of servicemen who died in the Battle of The Somme but who have no known graves, is to be held in Belfast from 23 August – 16 September. 3,762 min ...
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Undergrowth – 24 hr festival Shaftesbury Square

Magik Door and Accidental present a city of music festival in a day. Bands, DJs, sound installations, poetry and performance art meld in a 24-hour counter-culture fest, with two evening gigs, overnight and morning dance part ...
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Féile An Droichead at Rosemary Street Presbyterian Church

Féile An Droichead, now in its tenth year, is a four-day Irish culture and traditional music festival which brings national and international talents to various locations throughout Belfast. This is a special, pop-up ...
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Floral Hall comes to City Hall

A retro afternoon of dancing and music celebrating the bygone era of music halls and show bands from the 1920s to 1950s. Entertainment by the Martello Jazz Band and Bellehoppers.  Tea and refreshments provided. Date: 2 ...
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Good Vibrations : The Musical Pop Up Performances

We have teamed up with Beannchor and The Lyric Theatre to bring the much anticipated Good Vibrations Musical to the city centre for a special pop-up performance from the cast. This will give you a taste of what’s in st ...
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Do you Hear What I Hear? Sound Walking Tour

Accompanying the Ping Pong Table Tour will be a unique Sound Walking Tour. Sonic Artist John D’Arcy invites you on a listening-walk where your ears will be transformed using specialist software along with everyday smar ...
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Drive By Shooting Street Opera

Drive-by Shooting is a Street Art Opera projected as a stencil style animation on city walls with its operatic soundtrack broadcast through headphones. Similar to other operas, it’s a story of passion and revenge, but ...
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The Belfast Tattoo

The Belfast International Tattoo 2018 is coming to The SSE Arena, Belfast on Friday 7 and Saturday 8 September 2018. The Belfast Tattoo is now firmly established as an annual event for the Belfast city, and the show organise ...
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The Belfast Tattoo

The Belfast International Tattoo 2018 is coming to The SSE Arena, Belfast on Friday 7 and Saturday 8 September 2018. The Belfast Tattoo is now firmly established as an annual event for the Belfast city, and the show organise ...
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Living Library event

The Living Library is similar to a normal library, except the books are people and you can borrow a book for a 20 minute conversation. All of the living books are from a wide range of backgrounds with different life experien ...
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Culture Night Belfast

Come along and celebrate ten years of Belfast’s largest, most exciting and inclusive cultural event ever on Friday 21st September Join over 100,000 others as Belfast city centre explodes into colourful life! With over ...
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