Moon Base Projects- An update

Published on: February 17, 2020

As many of you know our lovely creating connections group moved into 65-67 Royal Avenue 16 months ago and flourished! Moon Base was a pilot project that allowed more events and activities for and by adults with learning disabilities to happen in a space that they made home. With walking groups, music sessions, films screenings,… Read more »


Published on: February 6, 2020

The adventures continue on from 2019 with our outreach projects and of course Iman our EVS volunteer from Spain. What have they been up to since the last blog post? Read on to find out!: ‘After Christmas holidays in Spain, I am back in Belfast in order to continue my placement at Moon Base/Black Box…. Read more »

Women Carers Music Project in parntership with Oh Yeah Music Centre supported by the Tampon Tax

Published on: January 5, 2020

Women Carers Music Project The Black Box has been invited as a partner organisation by the Oh Yeah Music Centre to deliver a relaxed, open and interactive music-based project for women and female-identifying carers. The project is free to attend, no music experience is necessary just an interest in meeting new people and exploring ways… Read more »

EVS-Welcome to my second month in Black Box/ Moon Base

Published on: December 2, 2019

                  Welcome to my second month in Black Box/ Moon Base It is incredible that I have been in Belfast for two months now. The Moon Base/Black Box is a fantastic project. Such great activities and such an amazing team! Each day you learn something new and… Read more »

Job Vacancy – Finance Officer_(New listing)

Published on: October 28, 2019

Job Role: Finance Officer Employer: The Black Box Trust Reporting to: The Director Hours: 24 Hours per week (3 days, flexible) Contract Type: 6 month Contract (with likelihood of extension following organizational restructuring) Location: 18-22 Hill Street, Belfast BT1 2LA Pay: £12 – £15 per hour depending on experience. Start date: 2nd December  Application Deadline: 12 noon… Read more »

Moon Base- Our First Birthday

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Moon Base is a Black Box project for and by people with Learning Disabilities established with support from the Paul Hamlyn Foundation. Moon Base is open throughout the week with a range of social and arts-based activity. It has been at 65 – 67 Royal Avenue, The Old Irish Linen Shop for one year on… Read more »

Hola, Bienvenidos/as a mi experiencia en Black Box/Moon Base

Published on: October 21, 2019

We are very happy to welcome our new EVS Volunteer to Moon Base Iman! We are so excited to see what she brings to the project.  Here she is talking about herself and what she hopes to achieve with her time In Moon Base! ‘My name is Iman, I come from Spain and am the… Read more »

Sarah- the O.G and M.V.P!

Published on: October 15, 2019

As you know being 13 years old, we are going through a lot of changes this year. Sarah Jones the O.G and M.V.P has been here since day one and has helped shape this little cube into the established Black Box it is today. Sarah will be moving onto a new position with one of… Read more »

Culture Night 2019

Published on: September 23, 2019

WOW! Where do we even start? We hope everyone enjoyed Culture Night and Day, it’s a great chance to experience something new and support the arts Thank you to New Pagans, Careerist and Problem Patterns for an amazing night and loud tunes. And RHINOS playing in The Green Room. You can follow them via their… Read more »

13 FOR 13! PART 2

Published on: September 2, 2019

We are continuing to party hard and celebrate our adolescence to raise £13k! This £13k will help us to improve the venue to create more exciting, weird and wonderful events for everyone to join! As part of the campaign, we have invited 13 of our best mates to be the boss of their own Green… 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