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AND ALL POINTS IN BETWEEN

Feb 4 @ 7:00 pm – Feb 27 @ 11:00 pm
Exhibition: Lenka Davidikova 'ACT' @ The Green Room
This exhibition explores the act of drawing as an essential part of an artist’s life. The characters which rise from Davidikova’s flash-backs into memory carry a sense of alienation and displacement. ‘ACT’ Opens this Thursday... Read more »
Feb 16 @ 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 »
REVISITING CENTRAL BELFAST: An Historical Gazetteer.  A lecture by Marcus Patton. Black Box, 18-22 Hill St, Belfast, County Antrim, BT1 2LA. Lecture at 7pm. It is over twenty years since the UAHS published the first... Read more »
Wonder Frog : Live Comedy Improv @ The 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 »
Hidden Machine & Chordblossom Present: Tuskany / Travis Is A Tourist / Rachael Boyd / Ryan McMullan @ The Green Room
We are so excited to be teaming up with our friends at Chordblossom to host such a wonderful showcase at Generator NI‘s Output festival! Join us in the Green Room at the Black Box for... Read more »
Northern Ireland Science Festival - Bright Club @ The Black Box
  Returning to the Science Festival for a second year. Where curiosity meets comedy and genius is born, Bright Club is a thinking person’s comedy night. It started as an experiment bringing together local comedians... Read more »
Northern Ireland Science Festival - Woman In Tech
In the style of Question Time, Philpott Design hosts an engaging hour long event about diversity in traditionally male sectors. With a panel discussion including 3 influencers chaired by Zoe Philpott, engage in an intelligent... Read more »
Feb 19 @ 7:00 pm – Feb 20 @ 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 »
Cathedral Quarter Comedy Club presents: The Mix Up @ The Green Room
The Cathedral Quarter Comedy Club in association with The Infinite Jest presents its chilled out afternoon of experimental stand-up and sketch comedy, featuring a mix of fresh and established performers road-testing new ideas and new... Read more »
Northern Ireland Science Festival - Synaesthesia Cocktails @ The Black Box
Can you taste colour? Join us for the Synaesthesia Cocktails night and find out how astute your senses really are. Do you match everyone else’s taste – or are you a colour contrarian? Having taken... Read more »
Feb 21 @ 3:45 pm – 5:00 pm
NI Science Festival - Down to Earth @ The Black  Box
Join the Open University for an exploration of how our Solar System pushes the boundaries of science and engineering. This talk explores how the technology used on the Philae Lander (for the famous Rosetta Mission)... Read more »
NI Science Festival - Ten x 9 : Back to The Future @ The Black Box
Tenx9 is a storytelling event where 9 people have up to ten minutes each to tell a real story from their lives. Come hear 9 true stories from and about scientists. We will hear about... Read more »
Eleanor Morton: Alloted Mucking Around Time @ The Green Room
Eleanor Morton is a Scottish alternative stand-up, writer and actor who began performing comedy in 2010. She has also been a writer and performer with Scottish sketch-groups The Stockholm Syndrome and Geek Comedy Night and... Read more »
NI Science Festival - Mensa Magnificent Monday Quiz @ The Black Box
Monday night blues? We have the solution! Come along to The Black Box for a light-hearted team quiz devised by Mensa, incorporating science, technology, engineering and a bit of general knowledge. Whether your scientific knowledge... Read more »
Feb 23 @ 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 »
Northern Ireland Science Festival - The Wonderful World of Lieven Scheire @ The Black Box
If nerds are the new hunks then the charming Lieven Scheire was set to win heads and hearts with his unique non-fiction stand-up. Scheire takes little concepts like, oh you know, Einstein’s’ theory of relativity,... Read more »
Northern Ireland Science Festival - SciComm Cabaret @ The Black Box
British Council Northern Ireland and the NI Science Festival present a special evening of quick fire presentations, new ideas and unconventional thoughts featuring some of our most prominent and brilliant names in science communication. Join... Read more »
Northern Ireland Science Festival - Level up Human @ The Black Box
Evolution has gotten lazy and needs a push. My life would be so much better if it had more tentacles or a prehensile face. Combining gene splicing and transhumanism, medical advancement and surgical enhancement, biology... Read more »
NI Science Festival - Science Communication Boot Camp @ The Black Box
Scientists and engineers are often asked to relate their research and findings to a lay audience. But whether it’s talking to the media or members of the public, conveying complex research into a digestible form... Read more »
Feb 26 @ 7:00 pm – Feb 27 @ 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 »
The Thin Air presents: Altered Hours, Documenta & Autumns @ The Black Box
With their highly-anticipated debut album IN HEAT NOT SORRY set for release via Art For Blind/Penske Recordings on January 29th, Cork psych five-piece The Altered Hours make their return to Belfast on Friday, February 26... Read more »
Northern Ireland Science Festival - Celestial Voyage in 3D @ The Black Box
These unique one hour live stereo presentations will take audiences on a 3D trip into orbit to the International Space Station looking back at the Earth, out through the Solar System and to the edge... Read more »
Northern Ireland Science Festival - Tales of the Unexpected @ The Black Box
Join award-winning broadcaster and journalist Jonathan McCrea from Newstalk’s Futureproof and RTE 1’s The Science Squad for an evening of storytelling. Sit back and enjoy a curated collection of award-winning science-themed short films, animations and... Read more »
NI Science Festival - Tales of the Unexpected @ The Black Box
Join award-winning broadcaster and journalist Jonathan McCrea from Newstalk’s Futureproof and RTE 1’s The Science Squad for an evening of storytelling. Sit back and enjoy a curated collection of award-winning science-themed short films, animations and... Read more »
Feb 27 @ 9:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Los Dramaticos @ The Green Room
MUSIC THAT TRANSPORTS YOU TO SUN-KISSED LANDSCAPES Los Dramaticos combine fiery guitar and nimble charango playing with vocals to give traditional songs from the Spanish-speaking repertoire a whole new life. Our influences are varied, including... Read more »
Feb 28 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 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... Read more »
Northern Ireland Science Festival - The Science of Star Wars @ The Black Box
  Star Wars conjures up images of spaceships, super-weapons, and all sorts of visions of the future. Author Mark Brake and TV science presenter Jon Chase probe the fantastic frontier between movie magic and cutting-edge... Read more »
Northern Ireland Science Festival - The Science of Dr Who @ The Black Box
  Space and time, Cybermen and Daleks, Utopias and killer computers: take a journey through the fantastic worlds of The Doctor. With raps, facts and much merriment and mirth, join author Mark Brake and Science... Read more »
Sexy Science - A Faculty Lecture @ The Green Room
Kissing. Flirting. Love. These behaviours form the foundation of human existence as we know it. But what separates the Romeos from the Tinder turn offs? Are humans programmed for monogamy? And are looks really that... Read more »
NI Science Festival - The Science of Star Wars (Afternoon Show) @ The Black Box
Star Wars conjures up images of spaceships, super-weapons, and all sorts of visions of the future. Author Mark Brake and TV science presenter Jon Chase probe the fantastic frontier between movie magic and cutting-edge science... Read more »

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