#YourBelfast weekend activities in the city centre

Belfast City Council be delivering an entertainment programme in the months ahead to help animate the areas of the city centre most affected by the fire at Bank Buildings. This supports the #YourBelfast marketing campaign and its message that Belfast remains very much open for business.

Saturday, 13 October

Due to the rain forecast we have not been able to programme much outdoor activity but we still have some fun activities for all the family to enjoy.

Throughout the afternoon we have some great arts & crafts activities in CastleCourt shopping centre and the infectious sounds of the BEATnDRUM Samba band, as well as showcasing some local musical talent in Castle Arcade throughout the day.


Castlecourt Shopping Centre 


1pm-5pm, Funky Fun, Lots of great free fun for kids from face painting, balloon modelling & arts and crafts!

1pm-3pm, Party Pumpkins, Pumpkin carving displays to help inspire Halloween festivities.


In and around Castle Street, Fountain Street, Donegall Place & Royal Avenue


12-2pm, BEATnDRUM samba band, Follow and enjoy the beats and sounds of the BEATnDRUM samba band from Beat Carnival around the city centre.


Castle Arcade


3pm-4pm, Jordan Farndell, Live musical entertainment from local music acts throughout the day.

 

 

Sunday, 14 October
Throughout the afternoon there’ll be a fun mix of cute animals, music, arts & crafts and much more to keep everyone entertained.*

Donegall Place


Entertainment from Star Cars, ArtsEkta & the Ukulele Band.


1-6pm, Star Cars, Come along to see the Bumblebee Car from Transformers and meet a favourite hero Optimus Prime.

2-3pm, ArtsEkta Mexican Dancers, Catch two special performances of the fabulous Mexican dancers between 2-3pm.

2pm-4pm, Ukulele Band, Have some fun, listen and sing along to your favourite songs played on ukuleles.


Royal Avenue (Outside CastleCourt & along Royal Avenue)


1-6pm, Phils Farm, Meet some of the lovely animals from Phils Farm.  There will also be free pony rides.


Donegall Place to Royal Avenue


Between 2-3pm, ArtsEkta Chinese Lion Dancers, Follow the Chinese Lion dance in the city centre between Donegall Place to Royal Avenue


Castle Arcade

Live musical entertainment from local music acts throughout the days from;
1pm to 3pm, Jimmy Cheng
3pm to 4pm, Cormac Daly
4pm to 6pm, Jordan Farndell

 

CastleCourt Shopping Centre (1st floor)


1-5pm, Funky Fun, Lots of great free fun for kids from face painting, balloon modelling & arts and crafts!

2pm to 4pm, Party Pumpkins, Pumpkin carving displays to help inspire Halloween festivities.

 

*Please note that the line-up is subject to change.