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Apr 27 @ 12:00 pm – May 28 @ 12:00 pm
CQAF- School of Thought  Jane Butler. EXHIBITION @ Green Room
Butler attempts to recreate elusive encounters through ephemeral installations, architectural interventions, and drawings. Constantly experimenting with the ungraspable and imperceptible, Butler likes to give things attention that would usually go unnoticed. Often containing references to... Read more »
Apr 30 @ 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 »
Apr 30 @ 2:00 pm
CQAF - Heidi Talbot @ Black Box
Heidi Talbot was born in Ireland, became a folk star in the USA as a member of Cherish the Ladies, and now lives in Scotland with her husband the celebrated fiddler and multi-instrumentalist John McCusker.... Read more »
The History of the Mixed Drink - A Faculty Lecture @ The Green Room
A Faculty Lecture with Conor Brady A casual meander through the foggy history of mixed drinks down the centuries, from the earliest forms of Punch and Wassail to the arcane and esoteric techniques that go... Read more »
CQAF- The Man from Moogaga @ Green Room
Award winning music/comedy/storytelling show about football, mayhem and magic! Throughout the performance, Aindrias de Staic uses his exquisite fiddle playing to adorn and embellish the narrative. The Man From Moogaga is an hilarious, fantastical tale... Read more »
CQAF-Tony Law – A Law Undo His-Elf What Welcome @ Black Box
In association with Fireworks and Mash Tony Law – A Law Undo His-Elf What Welcome The Black Box Sunday 30 April, 8.00pm Tickets £10.00 Multi award-winning comedian, Tony Law comes to CQAF with a brand new show... Read more »
CQAF - Kíla for Kids @ Black Box
Outstanding Irish band Kíla play a gig especially for families as they bring their hip-shaking, smile-making, groovy brand of trad to the Black Box. With their roots in traditional Irish music, expect gorgeous melodies and... Read more »
May 1 @ 7:15 pm
CQAF-Amy Liptrot @ Green Room
Amy Liptrot The Green Room Monday 1 May, 7.30pm Tickets £6.00   Multi-award winning memoir The Outrun is about homecoming to Orkney, about addiction and recovery, and about the arrival of a crystal-clear new voice in... Read more »
May 1 @ 8:00 pm
cqaf - Kíla @ Black Box
Hailed as one of Ireland’s most innovative and exciting bands. The eight members of Kíla come from different musical backgrounds and share a passion to create great music with an ability to absorb influences from... Read more »
May 2 @ 7:30 pm
cqaf- BANG! @ Green Room
Music meets the Mob in this biographical documentary, narrated by Steven Van Zandt, about the life and career of Bert Berns, the most important songwriter and record producer from the sixties that you never heard... Read more »
May 2 @ 7:45 pm
CQAF-Jeremy Hardy @ Black Box
Jeremy Hardy The Black Box Tuesday 2 May, 8.00pm Tickets £14.00. Special £5.00 concession price for unwaged. Jeremy Hardy is in his 4th decade as a stand-up this year. That’s a more dramatic way of... Read more »
CQAF - Anton: Saviour of Belfast @ Green Room
Notorious performance artist Anton flies into Belfast to deliver his sermon; to save the city from itself. Sacred cows will be slaughtered, nerves twinged and stances altered. Expect music, storytelling, and a bit with a... Read more »
CQAF - The Comet is Coming @ Black Box
In association with Moving on Music The Comet is Coming is the soundtrack to an imagined apocalypse. In the aftermath of widespread sonic destruction what sounds remain? Who will lead the survivors to new sound... Read more »
CQAF- Kieran Hodgson ‘Maestro’ @ Black Box
In association with Fireworks and Mash Kieran Hodgson ‘Maestro’ The Black Box Thursday 4 May, 8.00pm Tickets £10.00 / £8.00   Kieran Hodgson’s smash hit comedy Maestro comes to Belfast after triumphant Edinburgh and London... Read more »
May 4 @ 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 »
May 5 @ 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm
The Green Room Sessions @ The Green Room
The Green Room Sessions Fridays 7-11pm Free Low lit, down-tempo DJ evenings in The Green Room where you can enjoy a continuous stream of well-curated music. In sounds from around the globe, representing what is... Read more »
cqaf - William Basinski @ Black Box
Musical pioneer, composer and all-round innovator William Basinski makes his Belfast debut at the Cathedral Quarter Arts Festival in what is one of the most highly anticipated shows of the festival. Employing obsolete technology and... Read more »
May 6 @ 2:00 pm
cqaf - Emily Barker @ Black Box
Emily Barker has always been aware that she stands on the shoulders of giants. A female artist in a male-dominated industry, she makes use of space broken down by trailblazers of the past. New album... Read more »
cqaf - Brix and the Extricated @ Black Box
Brix and the Extricated is the work of Brix Smith-Start, Steve Hanley, Paul Hanley, Steve Trafford and Jason Brown, four out of five of who are former members of The Fall. Their debut album, described... Read more »
May 7 @ 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 »
May 7 @ 1:45 pm
CQAF-Madison Violet @ Black Box
Madison Violet The Black Box Sunday 7 May, 2.00pm Tickets £10.00 / £8.00   Canadian roots duo Madison Violet have racked up an impressive array of credits over the last decade and beyond, including Canadian... Read more »
cqaf - Morphine: Journey of Dreams @ Green Room
On July 3, 1999, at the age of 46, Morphine frontman Mark Sandman collapsed on stage in Rome and was pronounced dead of a heart attack shortly after. Morphine didn’t, and still don’t, sound like... Read more »
cqaf - Lost in France @ Green Room
The acclaimed documentary by Irish director Niall McCann, Lost In France explores the startling rise of Scotland’s independent music scene in the 1990s, led by cult label Chemikal Underground. Featuring The Delgados, Bis, Mogwai, Arab... Read more »
cqaf - SingalongaWickerman @ Black Box
Dust down your best Scottish accent, dress up as your favourite character and come join in with the singing, buttock-slapping and dialogue of this horror classic. Your hosts, Dr. Bramwell and Eliza Skelton, will get... Read more »
May 8 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Common Room Mondays @ The Green Room
  The Green Room opens its’ doors to all UUB students who need an alternative space to study or de-stress every Monday £1 tea, coffee and traybakes for those with a valid UUB student card... Read more »
May 9 @ 7:00 pm
Black Moon @ Black Box
Black Moon is a night for and by adults with learning disabilities – giving people a chance to socialise in a cool, modern environment, meet new people and learn new skills.   The club is... Read more »
May 10 @ 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 »
Neil Delamere - Handstand @ Black Box
  Following sold out shows last year, the master of mirth is back with his own unique brand of his irreverent humour. 2016 was another busy year for the perennially popular star of the Blame... Read more »
May 12 @ 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm
The Green Room Sessions @ The Green Room
The Green Room Sessions Fridays 7-11pm Free Low lit, down-tempo DJ evenings in The Green Room where you can enjoy a continuous stream of well-curated music. In sounds from around the globe, representing what is... Read more »
Dana Masters - An intimate Show @ The Black Box
Dana Masters Originally from the Deep South in the United States, Dana grew up with sound of soul, rhythm and blues and gospel music all around her. Her love for music developed as she grew... Read more »

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