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

Nov 5 @ 1:00 pm – Nov 30 @ 2:00 pm
Rebranded: Refugees Welcome t-shirt challenge
Rebranded: Refugees Welcome t-shirt challenge A year ago, Refugees Welcome Northern Ireland joined forces with Belfast Design Week for the Refugees Welcome T-Shirt Challenge. The brief for up-and-coming designers – to design t-shirts that communicated... Read more »
Nov 8 @ 6:00 pm – Dec 2 @ 7:00 pm
Outburst Festival- Exhibition: Outlaws @ The Green Room
OUTLAWS Launch Nov. 8th 6pm Black Box Green Room FREE Throughout festival We are thrilled to mark the launch of OUTLAWS – a new, ongoing collaborative illustration and storytelling project between Outburst Arts and illustrators... Read more »
Nov 15 @ 7:00 pm
Skull @ The Green Room
Escape the relentless agora in a night of recorded music and live drawing. DJs Jeff Doherty and Stuart Watson develop an aural envelope each evening, whilst illustrator Duncan Ross strives to capture the consciousness of... Read more »
Nov 16 @ 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 »
Outburst Festival-MAWAAN RIZWAN: JUICE @ The Black Box
MAWAAN RIZWAN: JUICE Black Box Friday 16th Nov 9pm £10 / more if less if 18+ Even with 18 million views on YouTube and TV spots on ITV’s Next of Kin and BBC’s How Gay... Read more »
Outburst Festival- OVERFIRED @ The Black Box
OVERFIRED Black Box Friday 16th Nov 10.30pm £8 / more if less if 18+ We’re pure delighted to present the winner of the Outburst Queer Fringe Award, in partnership with Dublin Fringe. Overfired is a... Read more »
Outburst Festival-BOOKS V CIGARETTES @ The Green Room
BOOKS V CIGARETTES Black Box Green Room Saturday 17th Nov 12pm FREE 80 mins 18+ Outburst and CCA are delighted to partner up again for another instalment of the welcoming and accessible reading group, booksvscigarettes.... Read more »
Outburst Festival-SMASHING TIMES @ The Black Box
SMASHING TIMES Saturday 17th Nov Black Box 2pm 20mins Free Pull up a chair, grab a cuppa and settle in for hidden history storytime. It’s a hundred years since women were first able to vote... Read more »
Outburst Festival- OUTITUDE @ The Black Box
OUTITUDE Black Box Saturday 17th Nov 2.30pm £5 / more if less if 14+ Director: Sonya Mulligan 2018 Ireland 88 mins 14+ Produced by an all-female, all-queer team, Outitude is a heartfelt documentary that attempts... Read more »
Outburst Festival-Queertopia presents: Power Cut! @ The Black Box
Queertopia presents: Power Cut! Black Box Saturday 17th Nov 10pm Doors 9.30pm £7 / more if less if til late 18+ It is the year 2049; across the globe the queer revolution changed the landscape... Read more »
Artist:Entrepreneuer Day Belfast @ The Black Box
A:E Day comes to Belfast for the first time on Sunday 18 Nov in partnership with Help Musicians NI. Introducing A:E Day • Any artist who wants to make a living out of their music... Read more »
Nov 18 @ 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 »
Nov 18 @ 3:00 pm
Troubled-Time and Place @ The Green Room
Sunday 18th November – Time and Place 3pm // Black Box Green Room // £4 Archive films about specific times and places, including Derry~Londonderry in the early 1960s and the Markets in the 1970s.
Learning to Fly wedding photography awards 2018 @ The Black Box
The awards ceremony will take place in The Black Box venue in Belfast, 20th November 2018. This will be the first independent Irish wedding photography awards, it will be run for wedding photographers, by wedding photographers.... Read more »
Nov 20 @ 7:00 pm
Boozy Bingo-SOLD OUT @ The Green Room
Join us at Black Box in the Cathedral Quarter for a night of music, drinking and drag! Boozy Bingo, hosted by Scarlet Mugler and Miz Tasty, followed by an out of this world drag show.... Read more »
Story Party - True Dating stories @ The Black Box
Story Party is the live storytelling show about the one topic we all struggle with — DATING. Story Party features professional storytellers sharing true dating stories about the time they got played, made, or just... Read more »
Wonder Frog. Comedy Improv Night @ 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 »
Pixel Pioneers presents: An Evening With Shopify @ The Black Box
Pixel Pioneers presents: An Evening With Shopify November 22, 2018 @ 7pm The Black Box Free Doors @ 6.30pm Join the Shopify Partners team for an informal evening of web design-focused talks, the perfect warmup... Read more »
Nov 23 @ 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 »
MATANG / MAYA / MIA Screening @ The Black Box
MATANG / MAYA / MIA Documentary(Loveridge, 2018) Screening with MELT Fashion Collective  8pm, £6 Free to Black Box Members MATANG / MAYA / MIA is drawn from a cache of personal video recordings shot over the... Read more »
Nov 24 @ 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 »
HORSLIPS CON 2018- SOLD OUT @ The Black Box
HORSLIPS CON 2018   Saturday 24 November 2018   Featuring HORSLIPS plus The Teraways  and  The Poxmen and Q & A with Horslips compered by Nuala McKeever   Black Box Belfast Doors open 6.30  ... Read more »
Nov 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 »
Nov 25 @ 3:00 pm
Neil Foster
Neil Foster composes cinematic, expansive, colourful music inspired by dreams, landscapes, horizons and spaces of all kinds, bringing elements together through intuitive experimentation. He uses pianos, synths, vocals, percussion, and sound samples which include local... Read more »
Idris Ackamoor & The Pyramids @ The Black Box
Idris Ackamoor, a veteran of Cecil Taylor’s Black Music Ensemble, is one of those cosmic jazz warriors who, like Pharoah Sanders and Marshall Allen, simply never stopped. In 2016, the inspirational Ackamoor reformed his ‘70s... Read more »
Nov 26 @ 7:30 pm
#HONEST 35 @ The Black Box
#HONEST 35 Written by Julie Dutkiewicz Directed by Carol Moore Cast   – Bernadette Brown, Laura Hughes and Brenda Winter Palmer 26th post show singer Kat Regan 27th post show singer Gemma Bradley Bar opens 6.30 performance starts... Read more »
The Power Of The Heart film night and optional discussion @ The Green Room
“From the director of The Secret, this is a life-changing film about the astonishing power and intelligence of your heart. Featuring stunning science interwoven with powerful real-life stories from some of the most inspiring icons... Read more »
Nov 27 @ 7:30 pm
#HONEST 35 @ The Black Box
#HONEST 35 Written by Julie Dutkiewicz Directed by Carol Moore Cast   – Bernadette Brown, Laura Hughes and Brenda Winter Palmer 26th post show singer Kat Regan 27th post show singer Gemma Bradley Bar opens 6.30 performance starts... Read more »
How it's made Marathon @ The Green Room
Expand your mind and knowledge on how everyday items are made with a very special screening event of the iconic ‘How It’s Made’ We will be showing some of our favourite episodes back to back... Read more »

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