Missed our Birthday?

Published on: May 25, 2020

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 »


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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 »

COVID-19: Black Box Ticket Holders

Published on: March 31, 2020

If you have tickets for any of our postponed dates please check your emails. An email from our box office has been sent to you regarding your tickets and what you can do to exchange your ticket for the new rescheduled date of the event and other options! Sent 30th March 2020 Covers tickets bought… Read more »


Published on: March 30, 2020

It is with a heavy heart we confirm that the Black Box will be closed until further notice. There’s no other way to do this now to slow down the spread of COVID-19 and put people first. We had already closed for St Patrick’s Day and had made the decision to close for the foreseeable… Read more »

13 FOR 13! PART 3

Published on: March 11, 2020

Our 13for13 Green Room take-overs with our besties have concluded as we continue to celebrate our adolescence to raise as much as we can for our 13th Birthday! As part of the campaign, we have invited 13 of our best mates to be the boss of their own Green Room night where they pick the… Read more »

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 »

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