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Jan 1 @ 9:00 am – Feb 12 @ 5:00 pm
Exhibition submission for The Green Room! @ The Green Room
Exhibition submissions 2018 for The Green Room @ Black Box! We are looking for artists working in a variety of media to exhibit their work in the Green Room. This is a great opportunity to... Read more »
Jan 4 @ 6:00 pm – Jan 28 @ 8:00 pm
Exhibition- Bea Daly @ The Green Room
Bea Daly is a Dublin based visual artist. Recently she has completed a residency in Inis Oirr, Aran Islands.  Some of the work shown in Green Room were created during her residence. Some are from a longer process of work, which was originally inspired by Wiliam Hope Hodgson book – The House at the Borderland.    This exhibition in Belfast is the artists’ first public view of the long... Read more »
Alison Spittle – Worrier Princess @ The Black Box
In association with Infinite Jest Wednesday 24 January, 1.00pm Tickets £7.00 (including lunch) Alison Spittle is one of Ireland’s brightest young comedy talents. The star and writer of RTE’s new major sitcom series Nowhere Fast,... Read more »
Jan 24 @ 8:00 pm
Lau @ The Black Box
Wednesday 24 January, 8.00pm Tickets £15.00 In association with Moving on Music Lau is the pioneering contemporary folk trio comprising three of the UK’s finest traditional musicians: Kris Drever(vocals, guitar), Martin Green (accordion, wurlitzer, keys, electronics) and Aidan O’Rourke (fiddle). Lau has... Read more »
Jan 24 @ 8:00 pm
Wonderfrog @ Green Room
Belfast’s best improv comedy group serves up an hour of hot, fresh, off-the-cuff comedy. Using only audience suggestions, Wonder Frog come up with comic scenes that have never been seen before and will never be... Read more »
Jan 25 @ 1:00 pm
A Rabbie Burns Lunch @ The Black Box
Thursday 25 January, 1.00pm Tickets £7.00 (including lunch) Today is all about celebrating the poet and Scottish hero Robert Burns.  And what better way to do so than by reading and sharing some of his most... Read more »
Black Box Membership Evening feat. Matt McGinn @ The Green Room
The Green Room. 7.30pm, free. Did you know the Black Box is a charity? Part of the work we do helps remove barriers to access the arts by hosting many free or low-cost events and opening... Read more »
Jan 25 @ 8:00 pm
Le Vent du Nord @ The Black Box
Thursday 25 January, 8.00pm Tickets £15.00 Life-affirming Québécois quartet Le Vent du Nord are revered as one of the finest live acts on the planet. Cranking up the hurdy-gurdy – alongside fiddle, accordion, jaw harp,... Read more »
Jan 26 @ 1:00 pm
The Leading Ladies @ The Black Box
Friday 26 January, 1.00pm Tickets £7.00 (including lunch) Michelle Baird, Ceara Grehan and Lynne McAllister bring three richly flavoured voices, unique harmonies and versatility to the stage. The ladies, who originally met through Northern Ireland Musical Societies, have... Read more »
Jan 26 @ 8:00 pm
Shirley Collins @ The Black Box
Friday 26 January, 8.00pm Tickets £17.00 Having released her first new album in 38 years at the end of 2016, and barely sharing her voice at all during such times, the legacy and importance of Shirley... Read more »
Hazel O’Connor & Cormac De Barra @ The Black Box
Saturday 27 January, 2.00pm Tickets £12.00 / £10.00 Concession Hazel O’ Connor has fast established herself as a concert artist and performer to be reckoned with.  From initially catapulting to stardom with the starring role... Read more »
Moon Duo with support from Documenta @ The Black Box
Presented by Strange Victory & Out to Lunch Saturday 27 January, 9.00pm Tickets £14.00 Portlandian space-rock outfit Moon Duo bring their new album Occult Architecture Vol. 1 (out now on the Sacred Bones label) to the Black Box for the closing... Read more »
Jan 28 @ 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, (2hr), finishing at Black Box Belfast is famous for its Street Art and there are hundreds of... Read more »
Jan 28 @ 2:00 pm
Kaia Kater
Sunday 28 January, 2.00pm Tickets £8.00 Born of African-Caribbean descent in Québec, Kaia Kater grew up in two musical worlds:  the Canadian folk music of her Toronto home, and Appalachian music of West Virginia, where she has... Read more »
Iain Lee – The Rabbit Hole Live Podcast @ The Green Room
Sunday 28 January, 7.30pm Tickets £7.00 The Rabbit Hole is a podcasting first – a free form phone-in, recorded in front of a live audience. Hosted by Iain Lee (11 O’Clock Show, Big Brother, LBC, talkRADIO) and Katherine Boyle (BBC Radio, talkRADIO) this surreal and... Read more »
king creature // reigning days @ The Black Box
for the record – king creature // reigning days on monday 29th january 2018 Marshall is more than just an amp brand. Marshall is a music brand. Jim Marshall’s passion for music was the driver... Read more »
Jan 31 @ 8:00 pm
Half Bap Cabaret @ The Green Room
Joining your host Graeme Watson for our first Half Bap of the year will Paul Currie, George Firehorse, paulo sousa quase sósia and music from Madigan What the world needs now is art. Not, pretty distraction but angry,... Read more »
Feb 1 @ 6:00 pm – Feb 27 @ 6:30 pm
Exhibition- Mark Francis Fenning @ The Green Room
Mark Francis Fenning is a Northern Irish Artist, based in Belfast and a graduate from the University of Ulster attaining a First Class Honours degree in Fine Art specialism Printmaking. He has recently graduated from... Read more »
Feb 1 @ 6:00 pm
Oxide Ghosts @ The Black Box
Oxide Ghosts Thursday 1st Feb 2018. Doors 6pm (screening 6.30pm) £16 Black Box members £14.50 Made from hundreds of hours of unseen material from his personal archive, director Michael Cumming’s film shares insights into the process of making... Read more »
Feb 1 @ 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 »
Feb 3 @ 3:00 pm
Kill Your Darlings @ The Green Room
KILL YOUR DARLINGS £3 adm (pay on door) “In writing, you must kill your darlings.” – William Faulkner A Saturday afternoon comedy show that forces the very best in local comedy to craft sets of... Read more »
Feb 3 @ 8:00 pm
Celtic Soul @ The Black Box
Celtic Soul are the definitive Van Morrison tribute. Fans from around the world acclaim the band’s musicianship and the spirit of their performances. Every show is an homage to Van the Man.   With years... Read more »
Feb 4 @ 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, (2hr), finishing at Black Box Belfast is famous for its Street Art and there are hundreds of... Read more »
Feb 4 @ 6:30 pm
NI Game Awards @ The Black Box
Experience the best Northern Ireland has to offer from a Year in Games and meet the great and the good behind the scenes that made it happen. Dozens of Game demos and Global Game Jam... Read more »
Feb 6 @ 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 »
Conor Keys: Keysy Does It! @ The Green Room
Conor Keys tackles the issues that matter; Drugs, Politics and the hierarchy of Culchies. Conor Keys has been doing Stand-Up comedy for over 6 years. As the resident MC of the award winning Dalys Comedy... Read more »
Output Showcase- The Black Box @ The Black Box
Help Musicians Northern Ireland & Chordblossom present: The Wood Burning Savages Sam Wickens Aislinn Logan Silences Venue: Black Box (Main Room) Stage times are as follows: Sam Wickens: 8.30pm – 9.00pm Aislinn Logan: 9.30pm – 10.00pm Silences: 10.30pm –... Read more »
OuTPUT sHOWCASE- The Green Room @ The Green Room
Stendhal Festival & Mirador present: Rosborough Hand Models Hunkpapa No Oil Paintings Venue: Green Room at Black Box Stage times are as follows: Hand Models: 8.00pm – 8.30pm Rosborough: 9.00pm – 9.30pm Hunkpapa: 10.00pm – 10.30pm No Oil Paintings: 11.00pm... Read more »
Feb 10 @ 1:00 pm
Mini Moon @ Black Box
The Music is low, there are mats to lie on, bright lights and lots of dancing £4 per child (adults/carers are free)
The Cramps Tribute 9 "White Trash Soul" @ The Black Box
Time To Be Proud presents the 9th Annual Homage to the cultural monument of The Cramps, celebrating their music and the music that influenced them and commemorating the passing of Lux Interior. Playing a selection... Read more »

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