Published on: November 22, 2021

On the 11th November we were so excited and proud to officially launch Gig Buddies! We were joined by Moon Music, Black Moon Dj’s and James Joseph Downey aka Ri. The place was packed and the tunes and craic was 90! We can’t wait to get the volunteer applications in and sort out our first… Read more »


Published on: November 17, 2021

Got some class new T-shirts that would be an alternative for a Xmas jumper? A new EP that would be a perfect stocking filler? If so we have the perfect merch market for you! The market will take place in the main space of the Black Box venue in the Cathedral Quarter between 1-6 pm…. Read more »


Published on: November 10, 2021

During our closure, we had moved our exhibitions online and will feature each monthly artist on our website and social media including an Instagram takeover on our account (@theblackboxbelfast) We are continuing this as well as showcase work again within the venue  Exhibition details here- https://www.blackboxbelfast.com/event/online-exhibition-in-juxtaposition/   What’s your background? R: I’m Rosie, I graduated… Read more »

Black Box Projects Volunteers Shortlisted for Creative Lives Awards!

Published on: October 25, 2021

We are really excited to announce that our Black Box Projects Volunteer team have been shortlisted for the Creative Lives Awards! They were nominated for their amazing support, enthusiasm, and creativity in supporting our group members to continue to connect with our projects online over lockdown. Black Box Projects include projects for and by people… Read more »

Halloween Weekend!

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We are already getting hyped for Halloween here Check out the spooktacular lineup for next weekend! -Problem Patterns Problem Patterns with Lunch Machine & Parker -DAVE GISLER TRIO – Feat Jaimie Branch Moving On Music DAVE GISLER TRIO – Feat Jaimie Branch -FEARS FEARS – Banterflix double bill The Howling/ An American Werewolf in London… Read more »

We look forward to welcoming you to shows at The Black Box!

Published on: October 10, 2021

COVID-19 We look forward to welcoming you to shows at The Black Box! With guidance from the NI Executive, we can new host seated shows at full capacity. In advance of your visit there are a number of things you need to know. All ticket holders attending events at The Black Box are required to… Read more »

Support the Cobblestone

Published on: October 8, 2021

We want to show support to the The Cobblestone and encourage folk to sign the petition to protect their future —> https://my.uplift.ie/petitions/save-the-cobblestone For those of you in Dublin please go and join the protest tomorrow planned to take place at 1pm in Smithfield Square. We know what it’s like to be bullied by property developers… Read more »

Spend Local Card Accepted

Published on: September 25, 2021

You can use your Spend Local card with us in the venue for drinks and snacks in the Green Room and main room during events. Just let our staff know before you order **Spend local cards cannot be used for online purchases. We are trialing an option to buy tickets for qualifying events in the… Read more »

Artist Takeover- Alexandra Arellano Espinoza

Published on: August 23, 2021

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 »

Reopening Night- thank you!

Published on: August 16, 2021

Thank you to everyone who came down to support and celebrate with us on our reopening night! We had a great time! 😍 The Black Box is now open for events kicking off with Lonely Passions: Brian Moore Centenary Festival events on the 20th, 22nd & 23rd August, followed by Arts Ekta Belfast Mela Supper… 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