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ART, SCIENCE, CIRCUS, CABARET
AND ALL POINTS IN BETWEEN

Artist Takeover- KATHRYN MCGRANE

Published on: July 27, 2020

Due to the venue being temporarily closed, not only can we not have amazing shows & events but we are also unable to have our regular exhibitions in The Green Room. In response, we have moved our exhibitions online and will feature each monthly artist on our website and social media including an Instagram takeover… Read more »

Moon Music- Red Ribbon Music Video Premiere

Published on: July 22, 2020

Moon Music- Red Ribbon Music Video Premiere Thursday 23rd July- 7PM Online launch- https://youtu.be/bkoIjLe4TFc   We have lift off! Moon Music’, run by The Black Box Trust, Belfast – have made their first Music Video! ‘Red Ribbon’ was written before ‘Lockdown’ and mixed and recorded virtually during ‘Lockdown’! ‘Red Ribbon’ connects our group members, volunteers,… Read more »

Covid-19: Help us reopen with your thoughts!

Published on: June 29, 2020

📣Help us reopen with your thoughts! 📣   The Black Box is more than a venue, it is a unique, diverse and vibrant community. The safety of all the people we work with, our staff, volunteers, performers, promoters, and audiences are our priority when it comes to our reopening plan. It will be a challenging… Read more »

EVS-Greetings from Spain to Moon base and The Black Box

Published on: May 28, 2020

Greetings from Spain to Moon base and The Black Box I can’t believe that I left Belfast two months ago. Time flies, still strange times for all of us but I am glad to continue being part of the project and seeing everyone on the sessions from here! This month we had different and great… Read more »

Moon Base Projects Update

Published on: May 26, 2020

We are thrilled to announce that The National Lottery Community Fund and Community Foundation for Northern Ireland Coronavirus Community Fund are supporting our Moon Base Projects for and by people with learning disabilities. This funding will enable us to continue to deliver weekly sessions with our Women Carers Group, Creating Connections, Moon Music and more! These projects are a vital… Read more »

Artist Takeover- heraldblack// Stephen Dow

Published on: May 25, 2020

Due to the venue being temporarily closed, not only can we not have amazing shows & events but we are also unable to have our regular exhibitions in The Green Room. In response, we have moved our exhibitions online and will feature each monthly artist on our website and social media including an Instagram takeover… Read more »

Missed our Birthday?

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Missed our Birthday? Enjoy the event again this weekend, or anytime you need a BB fix in your week! With amazing live music, DJ sets, performance ‘art’ (and some general messin’) featuring Fears, Charles Hurts, Touch Sensitive DJs, Rachael Campbell-Palmer & Clodagh Lavelle, Stuart Watson, Miguel Martin & Isobel Anderson as The Quarantine Collective and Host… Read more »

14th Birthday Party!

Published on: May 5, 2020

BIG NEWS!! It’s our 14th birthday  and we’ve decided that, seein’ as you lot are always partying in our gaff, this year we’re gonna bring the party to yours! To celebrate and say thank you for all your continued support we’ve put together a very Black Box evening of music, art and performance coming straight… Read more »

#SaveOurVenues

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We are part of the Music Venue Trust nationwide fundraising campaign #SaveOurVenues instigated in response to the continued economic threat to over 500 grassroots music venues throughout the UK. We know that venues will be further down the list of places that will be able to reopen after the lockdown period and our future is… Read more »

EVS- A Big Wave from Spain

Published on: April 9, 2020

Our EVS Volunteer Iman is still continuing to help programme and participate in our Moon Base projects over the internet from Spain! ‘A big wave from Spain to The Black Box and Moon Base team. Due to the global circumstances, the month of March marked a real change for all of us. On the 17th… Read more »

Contact us

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 Film Hub NI BFI Cinema Children In Need