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Gone with the Gin - A Faculty Lecture @ The Green Room
Gone with the Gin – A Faculty Lecture Let’s start 2018 as we mean to go on – with gin. We’ve asked Graeme Millar, Head Distiller at the Echlinville Distillery, to kick off our 2018... 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 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 16 @ 6:30 pm
NISF-The Ethical Hacker @ The Black Box
The Ethical Hacker Friday 16 February, 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm Suitability: 18+ £5 In his early 20s, Jamie Woodruff is one of the world’s leading authorities on hacking and cyber security. He entered the... Read more »
NISF-Morbid Anatomy: Life & Death Inside The Mortuary @ The Black Box
Morbid Anatomy: Life & Death Inside The Mortuary Sunday 18 February, 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Suitability: 16+ £6 Join Carla Valentine, curator of the world-famous Barts Pathology Museum in London and queen of the... Read more »
NISF-Urban Beekeeping - A Faculty Lecture @ The Green Room
Urban Beekeeping – A Faculty Lecture Tonya McMullan, Co Founder of Infinity Farm presents a faulty lecture on the subject of Urban Beekeeping, Infinity Farm CIC is an urban agriculture and art project in Belfast... Read more »
nisf-Belfast Science Cafe: Ginger Genetics @ The Green Room
Belfast Science Cafe: Ginger Genetics Tuesday 20 February, 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm Suitability: 18+ Free. Booking Recommended Around 10% of the Northern Irish population are redheads, but how much do we know about the... Read more »
Feb 21 @ 6:30 pm
NISF-Pitch200 @ The Black Box
ENGINEERING & ROBOTICS Pitch200 Wednesday 21 February, 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm Suitability: 18+ Free Civil Engineers make modern life possible. A bold statement you may say, but after this 90-minute event, we think you’ll... Read more »
Feb 22 @ 7:00 pm
NISF- The Genius Within @ The Black Box
The Genius Within Thursday 22 February, 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm Suitability: 18+ Smart Pills, Brain Hacks and Adventures in Intelligence £6 Could you be a genius? Award-winning science writer David Adam reveals how frontier... Read more »
NISF- Mathematical Life Hacks @ The Black Box
Saturday 24 February, 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm Suitability: 16+ £6/£3 concession We all know that people with maths, science and technology skills are experienced at problem-solving. But how useful are those skills in the... 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.
BELFAST CHILDRENS FESTIVAL-Off-shore Investment @ The Black Box
Performance times Monday 12th March: 2.30pm Duration: 50 mins Cost: Free but booking essential   A discussion focusing on international touring opportunities and financial and practical support available to individual artists and companies for international... Read more »
BELFAST CHILDRENS FESTIVAL-too hot to handle? @ The Black Box
Monday 12 March: 3.30pm Duration: 50 mins Cost: Free but booking essential Taboo in Performance Work for Young People Hosted by Tony Reekie A discussion looking at the challenges in creating and programing performance work... Read more »
Mar 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.
Apr 25 @ 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.
PEGGY SEEGER – BOOK TALK @ The Black Box
Peggy Seeger is one of folk music’s most influential artists and songwriters. Born in New York City in 1935, she enjoyed a childhood steeped in music and left-wing politics – they remain her lifeblood. After... Read more »
May 30 @ 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.
Jun 27 @ 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.
Jul 25 @ 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.

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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