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Belfast Comedy Festival Presents: Philippe Gaulier In conversation with Jude Quinn @ The Black Box
We are delighted to present this conversation with the renowned French master clown, pedagogue, and professor of theatre. As well as performing as a clown, he is also a playwright and director. Philippe will talk... Read more »
Belfast Comedy Festival Presents: 10x9 Comedy Special @ The Black Box
10×9 is a monthly storytelling night in Belfast where 9 people have up to 10 minutes to tell a real story from their lives. Tonight, for specially for the festival, 10×9 have chosen 9 of... Read more »
Belfast Comedy Festival Presents: Guns N Rosé with Peter E Davidson @ The Green Room
Peter E Davidson is a 38 year old rosé wine drinking man adrift in a sea of beer drinkers.  How did he end up this way? Are you born a rosé wine drinker or through... Read more »
Belfast Comedy Festival Presents... Sam Simmons @ The Black Box
From the brain that brought you millionaire cats eating Viennetta, gypsy cuddles and nanna wanks comes Sam Simmons’: Not A People Person. It’s a brand spanking new hour of mind-blending internal self-hatred, paranoia and comedy... Read more »
Sep 29 @ 8:00 pm
Resist @ The Green Room
The second RESIST event takes the form of a hardware / modular session. Expect experimental sounds and lots of hardware. We have a great line up: Vorlis (live techno set) Tristan Clutterbuck (modular synth /... Read more »
Let There Be Light: Remembering The Pound Club @ The Black Box
LET THERE BE LIGHT! Remembering The Pound Club A celebration of the Music of LIGHT, S’KBOO & The Jim Armstrong Band Played by original members: Albert Mills, & Joe Traynor, along with Speedo Wilson, Brian... Read more »
Sep 30 @ 8:00 pm – Oct 1 @ 12:00 am
Phased DJ Collective @ The Green Room
Phased DJ collective – A special Phased session for Culture Night! Journeys in music to jump-start the weekend. Back-to-back Selector Sessions feat: Jan Jaffer / Defcon / Kwame / Andy le Funk / Shamen Delly / Gretta Gunn... Read more »
Belfast Comedy Festival Presents: Quickfire Comedy @ The Green Room
Hosted by Marcus Keeley, Quickfire Comedy presents an afternoon of entertainment where performers pit themselves against the 5 minute timer in an attempt to make you laugh. Anyone can apply for their five minutes, be it... Read more »
Oct 1 @ 8:00 pm – Oct 2 @ 1:00 am
A time TO Be Proud: 5th Birthday Bash @ The Black Box
Time To Be Proud Records is 5 on the 1st October 2016 so we have decided to hold a party to celebrate. After 40 releases we are glad to say the label is still going... Read more »
Oct 2 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
BELFAST FLEA @ The Black Box
The Belfast flea is a little market that happens the first Sunday of every month from 12-5pm Come along for all things second hand, vintage,retro,antique,bric-a-brack,preloved and bargains galore!! Great food,drink and music too!! Contact belfastflea@gmail.com... Read more »
Oct 2 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Belfast Street Art Walking Tour @ The Dark Horse
Belfast Street Art Walking Tour Starts from: Outside the Dark Horse, Commercial Court, Belfast Start Time: 12 noon, (90m), finishing at Black Box Belfast is famous for its Street Art and there are hundreds of... Read more »
Belfast Comedy Festival Presents: Laughing Gnomes Improv @ The Green Room
The Laughing Gnomes play comedy improvisation games entirely based on audience suggestions. Without any scripts, they perform the sketches you suggest. Come over to the Green Room of the Black Box to find out who... Read more »
Oct 4 @ 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Black Moon @ The Black Box
Black Moon Belfast   Black Moon is a series of events with a monthly club for adults with learning disabilities in Belfast at the Black Box, Omagh at the Strule Arts Centre, Enniskillen at the... Read more »
Belfast Science Cafe: From Poison to Pills @ The Green Room
We are delighted to have Professor Dennis Johnston speak at the October Belfast Science Cafe. The presentation will discuss the plant and animal origins of modern medications from the time of the Ancient Egyptians until... Read more »
Belfast Comedy Festival Presents: Film Devour @ The Black Box
  Film Devour is committed to showing the best in local raw talent and creating a platform through which filmmakers can show off their stuff, meet other filmmakers and co-ordinate ideas. The showcase caters to... Read more »
Belfast Comedy Festival Presents: George Firehorse @ The Green Room
  A new show from one of Belfast’s favourite comedians, George Firehorse. Roll up roll up for the mystery tour as George attempts to give an entire history of the the Fab Four via a... Read more »
Oct 6 @ 12:00 pm – Oct 30 @ 12:00 pm
Exhibition: Humans of East Belfast @ The Green Room
The Humans of East Belfast started as an idea with Shoot Positive and East Side Arts Festival to start an intergenerational project which brought older members of the East Belfast community together with youth groups... Read more »
VAI - BELFAST OPEN STUDIOS - STUDIO FAIR @ The Black Box
Whether you’re an artist, a student or recent graduate, an art collector, or if you simply want to find out more about the visual arts in Belfast, this is a chance to meet studio groups,... Read more »
Belfast Comedy Festival presents...Sarah Kendall @ The Black Box
Two-time Edinburgh Comedy Award nominee Sarah Kendall previews a brand new hour of storytelling. ‘Shaken’ is set in a small, sleepy town in Australia. It’s a story about a teenage girl (who may or may... Read more »
Oct 7 @ 8:00 pm – Oct 8 @ 12:00 am
Phased DJ Collective @ The Green Room
Phased DJ collective – A special Phased session for Culture Night! Journeys in music to jump-start the weekend. Back-to-back Selector Sessions feat: Jan Jaffer / Defcon / Kwame / Andy le Funk / Shamen Delly / Gretta Gunn... Read more »
Oct 8 @ 7:30 pm
Songbirds @ The Black Box
Join Belfast based sisters Philippa and Jolene O’Hara and their 6 piece band for a night of entertainment featuring some of the country’s finest musicians. Sit back and enjoy a new twist on your favourite... Read more »
Oct 8 @ 8:00 pm
TOUCH SENSITIVE DJs @ The Green Room
      Touch Sensitive is a Belfast-based record label that has beaten an ad-hoc, pan-genre path with it’s new and archival releases. With that in mind, Touch Sensitive’s Green Room residency will take in... Read more »
Oct 8 @ 9:00 pm
Los Dramaticos @ The Green room
Come join us in the Green Room for a night of high tempo, feel good music with Los Dromaticos. Los Dramaticos combine fiery guitar and nimble charango playing with vocals to give traditional songs from... Read more »
Oct 9 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Belfast Street Art Walking Tour @ The Dark Horse
Belfast Street Art Walking Tour Starts from: Outside the Dark Horse, Commercial Court, Belfast Start Time: 12 noon, (90m), finishing at Black Box Belfast is famous for its Street Art and there are hundreds of... Read more »
Belfast Comedy Festival Presents: Anton: Saviour of Belfast @ The Green Room
How lucky we are. Notorious performance artist ANTON flies into the Black Box to deliver his sermon to save the city of Belfast. Using any means at his disposal, ANTON will probe, prod and provoke... Read more »
Oct 10 @ 7:30 pm
Humanaspace Gathering @ The Green Room
Humanaspace is a new community space in Belfast for you to come rest, reflect and connect to what matters, through shared humanity, within an unconditional holding environment. This is a form of ‘subtle activism’ that invites you to co-create a more... Read more »
'Songs for Chris' returns @ The Black Box
Join us in what promises to be a fantastic charity event for The Christopher McCollum Fund. What a great night it was last year in The Black Box with ‘30 Songs for Chris’ which featured... Read more »
Oct 12 @ 7:30 pm
Midweek Magic @ The Green Room
Are you a fan of the flourish, a sucker for sleight of hand or dazzled by the discovery of the disappeared? Seedhead Arts and the Black Box have teamed up to bring you an evening... Read more »
BYOV (BRING YOUR OWN VINYL) @ The Green Room
BYOV (Bring Your Own Vinyl) to the Green Room where eclectic musical curator Analogue John (Radio Belfast) will queue up a genre kaleidoscope of warm vinyl sounds, feels, grooves and beats! 7 – 11pm
AN EVENING WITH MARTIN SIMPSON & MARTIN CARTHY LEGENDS OF THE UK FOLK SCENE @ The Black Box
For more than 40 years Martin Carthy has been one of folk music’s greatest innovators, one of its best loved, most enthusiastic and, at times, most quietly controversial of figures. His skill, stage presence and... Read more »

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