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AND ALL POINTS IN BETWEEN

Katia Kvinge & Alexander Bennett @ The Green Room
Continuing their quest to introduce the UK’s best alternative comedians to Belfast, Two Doors Down in association with the Infinite Jest and the Cathedral Quarter Comedy Club are proud to present Katia Kvinge and Alexander Bennett.... Read more »
May 26 @ 8:00 pm – 10:30 pm
Irish Traditional Session in the Green Room @ The Green Room
Irish Traditional Music session on the last Thursday of each month in the Green room from 8pm, Musicians welcome. Join Paula, Roisin and Joan Kiernan (fiddle, flute, guitar, traditional songs) from Armagh.      
Rewired and Random: An Evening With Randall Stephen Hall @ The Black Box
Stephen first got airplay on the Gerry Anderson Radio Show. Radio Foyle/ BBC Radio Ulster in 2010 with his first CD of 21 songs and poems, “The Wee Wee Man/ Songs from the Moon Shed”.... Read more »
May 27 @ 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Phased DJ Collective @ The Green Room
Phased DJ collective – Every Friday in the Green Room: 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 »
Ports: The Devil is a Songbird Album Tour @ The Black Box
PORTS are a four piece band from Northern Ireland. They consist of Steven McCool (Bass and Vocals), Mark O’Doherty (Drums), Ryan Griffiths (Guitar) and Conor Mason (Piano). After the release of their first demo ‘I’d... Read more »
May 28 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Tea Dance @ The Black Box
Creating Connections Tea Dance  With The Martello Jazz Band and Bellehoppers dance Free entry with free tea and coffee 1pm to 3pm Contact Sara O’Gorman – outreach@blackboxbelfast.com if you require assistance with transport to attend... Read more »
Strange Victory Presents Back Track Soul Night @ The Black Box
Back Track Soul night make their first appearance on the 28th of May courtesy of Strange Victory promotions. Delving Deep into their extensive record collections the Back Track Dj’s bring the finest in soul music... Read more »
May 29 @ 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 »
The Psychology of Tickling – A Faculty Lecture @ The Green Room
Feeling Ticklish : pain or pleasure Tickling is a phenomena we are all familiar with and to some extent can describe. However tickling presents many contrasts and contradictions which present great difficulties as we try... Read more »
May 29 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
JamJar @ The Green Room
  Welcome to the second season of the JamJar Series! Join a lively group of musicians, sound artists, and composers for five evenings of performance, dialogue, sonic experimentation, special cocktails and unexpected collaborations, Curated by... Read more »
May 30 @ 8:00 pm – 10:30 pm
Christian Talbot: C60 (work in progress) @ The Green Room
A whole C60 cassette of stand-up comedy about music, mix tapes and recording Top of the Pops off the telly. Join Christian Talbot on journey covering great pop music myths, how best to retrieve a... Read more »
May 31 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Creating Connections - drop in @ The Green Room
  Creating Connections is a project for older adults, especially those with a learning disability or their carers funded by the Big Lottery. Weekly drop-in group as well as special events – keep an eye... Read more »
Seriously Now - Confessions of a Recovering German @ The Green Room
Doors open 8pm, show starts at 9pm Let’s kill two elephants with one stone, shall we? Yes, Petra is German. And yes, she is going to mention The War. But Achtung: her approach might upset... Read more »
Established Presents: Northern Ireland Areopress Championships 2016 @ The Black Box
June 1st 2016, see’s the return of NI AeroPress Championship! It will be held in the Black Box, in Belfast’s Cathedral Quarter, a venue which will allow us all a little more space and puts... Read more »
The Belfast Guitar Orchestra @ The Black Box
Brace yourself for a happening as Colin Reid and friends descend of the Black Box for an experience to be remembered. The Belfast Guitar Orchestra has managed to put smiles on faces at every appearance,... Read more »
Jun 2 @ 9:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Real Sketchy @ The Green Room
Since November 2012 Seedhead Arts has been running and developing Real Sketchy, a open live sketching event taking place in a bar environment. Over the years it’s developed from something that was largely populated by... Read more »
Jun 3 @ 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Phased DJ Collective @ The Green Room
Phased DJ collective – Every Friday in the Green Room: 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 »
Jun 4 @ 8:00 pm
Karaoke For Change @ The Black Box
After the resounding, ear-ringing success of last year’s Karaoke for Choice event, where much money was raised whilst the tone was lowered, we promised to make it an annual event, so here it is one... Read more »
Jun 5 @ 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 »
Jun 5 @ 8:00 pm
Lisa Hannigan @ The Black Box
Singer, songwriter, and musician, Lisa Hannigan is set to embark on a highly anticipated Irish tour this summer. Previewing songs from her forthcoming third studio album, to be released later this year, the tour will... Read more »
Jun 7 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Creating Connections - drop in @ The Green Room
  Creating Connections is a project for older adults, especially those with a learning disability or their carers funded by the Big Lottery. Weekly drop-in group as well as special events – keep an eye... Read more »
Strange Victory Presents: Mudhoney + Very Special Guest Bob Log III @ The Black Box
MUDHONEY They are the living history of American rock, the band that put Seattle on the map even before Nirvana had even started tuning their instruments but that ended up buried under that avalanche of... Read more »
Jun 8 @ 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 »
Belfast Book Festival16: The Award Winning Shem the Penman... Revisited
An entertainment based on the life & work of James Joyce. The setting is Switzerland and Joyce is putting the finishing touches to his latest – but an interfering world war is jeopardizing its publication!... Read more »
Jun 10 @ 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Phased DJ Collective @ The Green Room
Phased DJ collective – Every Friday in the Green Room: 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 »
Jun 11 @ 12:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Baby Bugs Disco @ The Black Box
Baby Bugs Disco – interactive dance and play for babies and toddlers and their parents, so come along with your wee one for a boogie!  Two sessions – 12.30pm and 2.30pm.  Tickets for each session... Read more »
Belfast Book Festival 16 - Rick Buckler @ The Black Box
We are very pleased to welcome The Jam’s drummer Rick Buckler to this year’s Belfast Book Festival line-up.  Rick will be joining us to discuss his book, That’s Entertainment: My Life in the Jam, which... Read more »
Jun 12 @ 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 »
Jun 14 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Creating Connections - drop in @ The Green Room
  Creating Connections is a project for older adults, especially those with a learning disability or their carers funded by the Big Lottery. Weekly drop-in group as well as special events – keep an eye... Read more »
Jun 16 @ 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Skull @ The Green Room
Escape the relentless agora in a nite of recorded music and live drawing. DJs Jeff Doherty and Stuart Watson develop an aural envelope each evening, whilst illustrator Duncan Ross strives to capture the consciousness of... Read more »

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The Black Box & Green Room
18-22 Hill Street | Belfast | BT1 2LA

Tel: +44 (0) 2890 244400

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Belfast City Council Arts Council Lottery John Hewitt DSD Black Bush
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