A HOME FOR LIVE MUSIC, THEATRE,
LITERATURE, COMEDY, FILM, VISUAL
ART, SCIENCE, CIRCUS, CABARET
AND ALL POINTS IN BETWEEN

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 is also a recent graduate... Read more »
Feb 25 @ 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 »
NISF-Maths’s Greatest Unsolved Puzzles @ The Black Box
Maths’s Greatest Unsolved Puzzles Sunday 25 February, 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Suitability: 14+ £3 While mathematicians are undoubtedly brilliant, and their work is used in all kinds of amazing scientific and technological discoveries, there... Read more »
NISF-Sacred Geometry of Chance @ The Black Box
Sacred Geometry of Chance Sunday 25 February, 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm Suitability: 18+ £3 In his nineties song Shape of My Heart, Sting sang about a gambler finding beauty in the “hidden laws” of... Read more »
NISF-The Mystery of Music According to Science - A Faculty Lecture @ The Green Room
  Do you cry every time you hear ‘Tears in Heaven’? Do your feet move uncontrollably when you hear ‘Uptown Funk’? Do you still remember the lyrics to the first ever song you learned in... Read more »
NISF- Tenx9: Doctors & Nurses @ The Black Box
Tenx9: Doctors & Nurses Sunday 25 February, 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm Suitability: 18+ Free. No Booking Required. We’ve all needed them, some of us have been them: doctors and nurses. Come join us for... Read more »
Feb 28 @ 7:30 pm
Tenx9 @ The Black Box
Tenx9 is a storytelling night where 9 people have up to 10 minutes each to tell a real story from their lives. Each night has a theme.
Feb 28 @ 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 »
Mar 1 @ 6:00 pm
Cheers for Choice @ The Black Box
Raise a glass to abortion rights! Alliance for Choice are hosting Cheers for Choice to celebrate the successes of the campaigning to date whilst planning for the future. Come hear what we’ve been up to... Read more »
Mar 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 »
Mar 2 @ 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 »
Mar 2 @ 8:30 pm – 11:00 pm
Belfast Tease-o-Rama @ The Black box
That’s right we’re back baby! We are very excited to be holding a good old kick ass Tease-o-Rama show and with some extra special performers. We aim to please with burlesque all variety, a little... Read more »
BRIILIANT CORNERS-BLUE WHALE ‘PROCESS’ ALBUM LAUNCH @ The Black Box
Blue Whale are a jazz punk quartet from Belfast. Their aim has always been to veer away from the trappings of the traditional guitar-centric four-piece and in doing so have experimented heavily with unconventional scales... Read more »
Mar 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 »
Brilliant Corners- RONNIE GREER ORGAN BAND WITH SPECIAL GUEST JIM MULLEN @ The Black Box
Jazz guitar legend Jim Mullen is unquestionably one of the all-time greats in the history of the genre. A five times winner of ‘Best Guitarist’ in the British Jazz Awards and recipient of a lifetime... Read more »
Mar 4 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Death Cafe @ The Green Room
  The Green Room, 2pm, Free (please register) At a Death Cafe, people get together to talk about death, over a cup of tea and cake. The purpose is to start those difficult conversations about... Read more »
Micky Bartlett: Crucifying Fergal (Work-in-Progress) @ The Green Room
Micky never got into trouble at school until one fateful day in 2002, and then he f**king nailed it…! Former Sandwich Artiste, unofficial Air Marshall and graduate of the school of Soft Knocks, Micky hates... Read more »
Ulster Youth Orchestra Presents ‘Youth Jazz Showcase’ @ The Black Box
5 March 2018 @ 6.30pm               £7.00 pay at door. Ulster Youth Orchestra Presents ‘Youth Jazz Showcase’ The Ulster Youth Jazz Orchestra once again presents a great night of Big Band Jazz. This time featuring Big... Read more »
Brilliant Corners- IRISH SHOWCASE: JOSEPH LEIGHTON TRIO, SUE RYNHART, PAUL DUNLEA GROU @ The Black Box
JOSEPH LEIGHTON TRIO Joseph Leighton is a young jazz guitarist from Derry but currently studying at Trinity College of Music in London. He has studied under David Lyttle, Mike Walker, Vijay Iyer and Jesse Van... Read more »
Brilliant corners- JD ALLEN TRIO @ The Black Box
For a decade, tenor saxophonist JD Allen has anchored his trailblazing trio, and he is recognised as one of the most thoughtful saxophonists of his generation, delivering a ragged, searching tone reminiscent of jazz’s blues... Read more »
Brilliant Corners- THUNDERBLENDER + ELLIOT GALVIN TRIO @ The Black Box
THUNDERBLENDER Sam Comerford: tenor and bass saxophone, Hendrik Lasure: piano, Jens Bouttery: drums Thunderblender is a Brussels based jazz/improv trio led by Irish saxophonist Sam Comerford. It combines adventurous free improvisation, beautiful moments and heavy... Read more »
Mar 9 @ 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 »
Brilliant Corners- BRIAN IRVINE ENSEMBLE @ The Black Box
This visceral, boundary busting ensemble makes a unique type of music – a music that effortlessly mutates elements of contemporary classical, improvisation, theatre, thrash, cartoonary and ensemble playing in manner that screams irreverence, joy and... Read more »
Brilliant Corners-DAVID LYTTLE TRIO support JACK KELLY TRIO @ The Black Box
One of Ireland’s most celebrated jazz musicians, MOBO Award and Urban Music Award nominated drummer/composer David Lyttle has performed in over twenty countries, including recent high-profile artist residencies in China and the U.S. Growing up... Read more »
Mar 10 @ 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 »
Brilliant Corners-SONS OF KEMET @ The Black Box
MOBO award-winners Sons of Kemet is a rambunctious double-drumming quartet led by saxophonist/clarinettist Shabaka Hutchings, creating a revolutionary mix of jazz, rock, dub and Caribbean folk. Hutchings draws on a motley collection of influences, bringing... Read more »
Mar 11 @ 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 »
Belfast Children's Festival presents- Pigeon & Plum's Vaudeville Cabaret @ The Black Box
Age Recommendation 8+ Performance times Sunday 11th March: 4pm, 7pm Cost: £10 Book tickets for Pigeon & Plum’s Vaudeville Cabaret Following last year’s sell out show we welcome back Paul Currie’s merry band of misfits.... Read more »
The Orange Ball (Rehearsed Reading) @ The Green Room
MARCH 11, 2018 @6:00 PM THE GREEN ROOM £5   Two villages divided, a pair of star crossed lovers, a cross-community grant and the very first all Protestant Gaelic football team. Mix them together and... Read more »

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