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BELFAST FILM FESTIVAL - Star Trek Galaxy Quest Night @ Black Box
A Tribute to all things Trek and a screening of the film recently voted the 7th best Star Trek film, despite not actually being a Star Trek film. Fancy dress & cosplay is more than... Read more »
Womenfolk : A celebration of women in Design
This special talk and forum across Derry-Londonderry (book a spot via http://eightyeightyone.com/events) and Belfast will focus on celebrating women in Design and how collectively we can celebrate and promote aspiring, emerging and established female designers. 10.00... Read more »
BELFAST FILM FESTIVAL - I Demand to Have Some Booze: 30 Years of Withnail and I @ Black Box
Come dressed as Uncle Monty or Withnail for a chance to win a prize for the best dressed characters. Plus have a drink and some cake in our quaint English village café display. You will... Read more »
Mar 31 @ 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 »
BELFAST FILM FESTIVAL - A Fish Called Wanda: LIVE READ @ Black Box
Join us for a live reading of this madcap transatlantic heist comedy, straight from ’88. Discover what’s sexy about being a barrister. Learn how not to debrief a KGB defector or bump off a witness.... Read more »
Apr 1 @ 8:00 pm
BMC DJS
Belfast Music Club style is Balearic Beat, taking influence from Ibiza during the mid 80’s to the early 90’s.  Balearic beat encompasses everything from chilled out, disco, cosmic, house, afrobeat and more, perfect for relaxing,... Read more »
Apr 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 FILM FESTIVAL - Urban Mysteries @ Black Box
Urban Mysteries is a one-hour multi-media performance work for film, soundtrack and saxophonist Cathal Roche, in which the score and soundtrack by Ian Wilson interacts with a new film (recorded in Belfast and environs) by... Read more »
BELFAST FILM FESTIVAL - BFF Quiz @ Black Box
“You’ve got to ask yourself one question: Do I feel lucky? Well, do ya, punk?” Join resident hosts Brian Henry Martin and Tim Burden for the ultimate annual screen test for movie buffs – the... Read more »
BELFAST FILM FESTIVAL - Big Gold Dream @ The Green Room
The Black Box in association with Touch Sensitive Records present this special documentary screening followed by DJ set from Jeff Doherty. Big Gold Dream is a feature documentary about the golden age of Scottish Post-punk.... Read more »
Apr 3 @ 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 »
BELFAST FILM FESTIVAL- Found Footage Film Festival @ Black Box
The FFF is a one-of-a-kind live event featuring VHS tapes discovered at thrift shops and garage sales throughout North America. Hosts Joe Pickett (The Onion) and Nick Prueher (Late Show with David Letterman) come to... Read more »
BELFAST FILM FESTIVAL - A Film Music Journey With The Ulster String Quartet, Rebekah McCann-Williams & Tim Burden @ Black Box
Even before films had sound, music was an integral part to the enjoyment of a film. Cinemas had massive organs installed and the performer would follow the action on screen with appropriate musical accents. Things... Read more »
BELFAST FILM FESTIVAL- DAS Presents Thinking About Thinking @ Black Box
The Digital Arts Studios presents ‘Thinking About Thinking” a short documentary that sheds light on Principal Kevin McArevey’s unique teachings as he introduces philosophy as a core tenant of the curriculum at Holy Cross Boys’... Read more »
Apr 5 @ 7:00 pm
Film Devour @ Black Box
Film Devour Short Film Festival 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 festival caters... Read more »
BELFAST FILM FESTIVAL - Dog Video Festival @ Black Box
Attention, Dog Lovers! This is for you. We welcome this special tour to Northern Ireland for the first time! The Dog Film FestivalTM is a philanthropic celebration of the many ways that we can appreciate... Read more »
Apr 6 @ 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 »
Apr 7 @ 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 »
Laetitia Sadier Source Ensemble & support @ Black Box
Strange Victory & Dragon Records in association with the Belfast Film Festival Presents Laetitia Sadier Source Ensemble & support Another New Year, and new shapes are forming – if only we are fortunate enough to... Read more »
BELFAST FILM FESTIVAL - Miss Sharon Jones! @ Black Box
Filmmaker Barbara Kopple follows rhythm and blues singer Sharon Jones as she tries to hold her band together while battling pancreatic cancer. Presented by Strange Victory in association with the Belfast Film Festival. Soul and... Read more »
Apr 9 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
BELFAST FLEA - CANCELLED @ The Black Box
APOLOGIES THE APRIL FLEA HAS BEEN CANCELLED Belfast flea market is a magic little market that happens once a month.. The first Sunday of every month.Come along for all things second hand, vintage,retro,antique,bric a brack,preloved... Read more »
Apr 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 »
Witchcraft and Magic in modern Ireland: After the Witch Trials - A Faculty Lecture @ The Black Box
A Faculty Lecture with Dr Andrew Snedden Based on innovative new research, this talk will explore what happened to suspected ‘witches’ in Ireland in the 200 years after criminal prosecution for practicing witchcraft had effectively... Read more »
Apr 10 @ 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 »
Apr 11 @ 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 »
Apr 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 »
Apr 13 @ 7:00 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 »
Apr 13 @ 7:30 pm
Father Ted Pub Quiz @ Black Box
Yes, ladies and gentlemen, it’s that time of year again. This Holy Thursday, join us in the Black Box as we celebrate God’s favourite sitcom in the best way possible. A pub quiz! And, with... Read more »
Fingerstyle Guitar Class @ Black Box
  The evening will include a one hour fingerstyle guitar class where performers of all ages and levels can learn techniques, extracts from the artists work and ask questions on guitars, gear and everything in... Read more »
Apr 14 @ 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 »

Contact us

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

Tel: +44 (0) 2890 244400

Registered Charity No: NIC100983

Supported by

Belfast City Council Arts Council Lottery John Hewitt DSD Black Bush
Website by Pauric McAnespy