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AND ALL POINTS IN BETWEEN

Jul 2 @ 6:00 pm – Aug 20 @ 6:00 pm
Black Box Academy - Music Journalism @ The Green Room
Course Title: Introduction to Music Journalism Facilitator: Brian Coney Course is 6 sessions taking place on Monday evenings through July and August. Dates; 2ndJuly, 9th July, 16th July, 6th Aug, 13th Aug & 20th Aug.... Read more »
Exhibition: The Words of Tongue or Pen: A Celebration of rallying cries from the Disability Rights Movement
The Words of Tongue or Pen: A Celebration of rallying cries from the Disability Rights Movement To celebrate 25 years of the Arts & Disability Forum (now known as University of Atypical) in Belfast, we... Read more »
Jul 23 @ 12:00 pm – Jul 27 @ 12:00 pm
Black Box Academy - Life Drawing
Black Box Academy – Life Drawing Facilitator: Lenka Davidikova Dates: Monday 23rd, Tuesday 24th, Wednesday 25th, Thursday 26th & Friday 27th July. Time: 12-2pm Price: – Individual class £15 per person, Five session course £65 per person... Read more »
Jul 24 @ 5:00 pm – Aug 21 @ 5:00 pm
Black Box Academy: Transformation Tuesdays @ The Black Box
Transformatio Tuesdays Facilitator: Laura Firby Dates: Tuesday 24th July, 31st July, 7th & 21st August Times: 5-6.30pm Price: £40 Ages 18+ Transformation is a powerful tool to express deep inner emotions, provoke thought and experiment... Read more »
Jul 26 @ 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.
BLACK BOX ACADEMY - MUSIC & EVENT PHOTOGRAPHY @ The Black Box
Course title: Music and Event Photography Workshop Course Facilitator: Carrie Davenport Date: 27th July Time: 1-7pm Venue: The Black Box Price: £60 Age 16+ Limited places available. This one day workshop is aimed at anyone... Read more »
Jul 27 @ 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 »
Jul 27 @ 8:00 pm – Jul 28 @ 1:00 am
Stevie Dream 2018 @ The Black Box
Stevies and Buckinghams… …the Stevie Dream is back for 2018!!! This year the annual celebration of our rock Goddess ne plus ultra is partnering up with The Belfast Film Festival to provide an immersive cloud... Read more »
Jul 28 @ 3:00 pm
Comedy Lab: The Mix Up @ The Green Room
Saturday 28 July | Green Room | 3.00pm | £3 (pay on the door) The Mix Up One of our regular Saturday afternoon comedy clubs returns, showcasing our favourite new acts of the year.
Jul 28 @ 8:00 pm
TOUCH SENSITIVE DJS @ The Green Room
Touch Sensitive is a Belfast-based record label that has beaten an ad-hoc, pan-genre path with it’s new and archival releases. With that in mind, Touch Sensitive’s Green Room residency will take in anything from new-age... Read more »
Jul 28 @ 9:00 pm
Back Track Soul Night @ The Black Box
Strange Victory presents another night of classic soul music from the Back Track crew onat the fabulous Black Box venue in the heart of the Cathedral Quarter Belfast. Back Track events feature a dance floor... Read more »
Jul 29 @ 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 »
Birds Of Chicago- Love in Wartime Tour 2018 @ The Black Box
Birds of Chicago, the collective centered around Allison Russell and JT Nero, reassert the simple notion that beautiful words and music can still tap deep veins of emotion. Stark, elemental imagery that feels like scripture,... Read more »
Comedy Lab: Rosie Holt & Christian Talbot (Holt & Talbot): Mansplaining Feminism @ The Green Room
Sunday 29 July | Green Room | 7.00pm | £5 Rosie Holt & Christian Talbot (Holt & Talbot): Mansplaining Feminism Still talking to each other after last year’s Edinburgh success with Holt and Talbot Can’t... Read more »
Black Box Academy - Crossing Traditions; Traditional Music Workshop @ The Green Room
Workshop: Crossing Traditions; traditional music workshops Facilitator: Paula Kiernan Date: Mon 30th July – Thursday 2nd August Time: 3pm-4.30pm Price: £40 for 4 sessions (£12 per individual session) Age: Unrestricted. (Intermediate level, minimum of 2... Read more »
Jul 30 @ 5:00 pm
BBA- Queer camp @ The Black Box
Course title: Queer Camp Monday 30th & Tuesday 31st July Facilitators: Ruth McCarthy, Soup Du Jour, Ross Anderson, Gemma Hutton Dates/Times: Monday 30th 5pm -8.30pm & Tuesday 31st Oct 11am -4pm Outburst Arts and Queertopia... Read more »
Comedy Lab: Eleanor Tiernan & Chris Kent @ The Green Room
Monday 30 July |Green Room | 8.00pm |£7 Two of our favourite Irish stand-up comics, Eleanor Tiernan and Chris Kent, return to Comedy Lab again this year with previews of their brand new Edinburgh Festival... Read more »
Jul 31 @ 5:00 pm
BBA- Queer camp @ The Black Box
Course title: Queer Camp Monday 30th & Tuesday 31st July Facilitators: Ruth McCarthy, Soup Du Jour, Ross Anderson, Gemma Hutton Dates/Times: Monday 30th 5pm -8.30pm & Tuesday 31st Oct 11am -4pm Outburst Arts and Queertopia... Read more »
Comedy Lab:Frazer Robb: Low Profile @ The Green Room
Tuesday 31 July |Green Room | 8.00pm |£5 Frazer Robb: Low Profile One of Northern Ireland’s slowest rising stars, Frazer Robb has been a stalwart of the Northern Ireland comedy scene for over a decade.... Read more »
Aug 2 @ 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 »
Aug 3 @ 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 »
BAYWITCH- Goth Summer Beach Party @ The Black Box
Have you got nausea from bright floral prints and Taylor Swift everywhere you go? Sick of the bright heat ball in the sky ruining your skin and eyeliner? SO ARE WE!   Join us for BAYWITCH... Read more »
Aug 5 @ 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 »
Aug 6 @ 1:00 pm – Aug 9 @ 1:00 pm
Black Box Academy - Drama and Disability Activism @ The Black Box
Drama and Disability Activism: Looking at Disability Rights and Culture through Forum Theatre Course facilitator: Peter Kearns Age: 14-18 Dates:  Monday 6th, Tues 7th, Wed 8th & Thursday 9th  August  Time: 1-3pm Price: £20 per... Read more »
Moon Base Performance, ‘We have Landed!’ @ Northern Ireland | United Kingdom
‘Creating Connections’ which meets every Tuesday at Moon Base, run by The Black Box will lead you on a New Orleans Style Music Performance Extravaganza!. We will sing and play New Orleans themed songs from... Read more »
Aug 7 @ 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 »
Aug 8 @ 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 »
Aug 9 @ 7:30 pm
Father Ted Quiz @ The Black Box
After a couple of months’ delay due to uncertainty surrounding the Pope’s visit, we can confirm that the Annual Black Box Father Ted Quiz is back for another year on Thursday the 9th August! So,... Read more »
Aug 10 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
CATHEDRAL QUARTER CULTURE TOUR @ LEAVES FROM CASTLE ARCADE AT CORN MARKET (next to Starbucks)
CATHEDRAL QUARTER CULTURE TOUR Every 2nd Friday of the Month Start time 5.30pm (2hrs) LEAVES FROM CASTLE ARCADE AT CORN MARKET (next to Starbucks) Finishes at The Black Box, Hill Street. Ever since Belfast became a... Read more »

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

Tel: +44 (0) 2890 244400

Registered Charity No: NIC100983

Supported by

Belfast City Council ACNI & Lotto John Hewitt Department for Communities Black Bush BFI Cinema SurveyApp