In April showers bring May flowers – update from our EVS volunteer Lucia

Published on: April 15, 2016

In April showers bring May flowers. Or at least that’s what I try to think when it starts bucketing in Belfast as if there were no tomorrow. Here you can experience the four seasons in just one day but it’s remarkable to see how the climatic circumstances never prevent people from doing what they had… Read more »


Published on: April 5, 2016

LunchBox Theatre are looking for five theatre directors (seasoned, student, emerging or enthusiast!) to take on one short play each in our celebratory 10th birthday season, TEN. Rehearsals are scheduled around the availability of all participants, and performances scheduled on Friday lunchtimes dotted throughout June and July 2016. Email Adam on [email protected] for further information,… Read more »

Job Vacancy – Director (Maternity Cover)

Published on: April 4, 2016

Job Title: Director (Maternity Cover) Duration: 9-12 months Salary: £26,000 – £30,000 depending on experience Hours: 40 hours per week plus occasional additional hours   The Post: The Black Box seeks to employ a confident, very experienced individual for the post of Director (Maternity Cover).  The successful candidate will be self motivated and have a… Read more »

Job Vacancy – Pizza Chef in The Green Room

Published on: February 4, 2016

POSITION NOW FILLED We are seeking to recruit an experienced Pizza Chef for the Green Room here at the Black Box. Must be able to hand roll bases and be available to work Thursday, Friday and Saturday 4pm to 11pm You will: Make sure the kitchen operation is maintained to the highest of standards with… Read more »

Calling all playwrights!

Published on: January 26, 2016

PLAYWRIGHTS! We are today opening submissions for our summer season – TEN. 2016 is the tenth birthday of our mothership, The Black Box. To mark this, along with many other spankingly brilliant events (found at blackboxbelfast.com), our next season will be centred around the number TEN. Plays must be anything from 15 – 50 minutes… Read more »

Highly Commended! Social Enterprise Awards 2015

Published on: November 6, 2015

We were delighted to be nominated for the Consumer Facing category for social enterprises which produce or deliver a retail product or service and have strong brand recognition in the market place and to be awarded a ‘Highly Commended’ place, just second after the winners, Ortus!  The Black Box is a charity and puts any of our profits… Read more »

“Do you wanna cup of tea?” – meet our new EVS Volunteer!

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“Do you wanna cup of tea?” What’s the craic? Lucia speaking! Firstly, let me introduce myself: I’m the new EVS volunteer in the Black Box, I come from Galicia –a rainy region located in the north west of Spain–, and I arrived in Belfast in September. To be honest, before landing here I knew very… Read more »

Black Moon Film Club up for Best New Society!

Published on: August 25, 2015

Cinema for All have announced that Black Moon Film Club has been added to the FILM SOCIETY OF THE YEAR AWARDS SHORT LIST 2015! Black Moon Film Club is for and by adults with learning disabilities and have screened films across Northern Ireland over the past year.  Films have been selected by members of the… Read more »

LunchBox Theatre – fancy trying out directing?

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Directing The Circle I was first approached to direct a read through of The Circle so that the writer, Joe, could see what was going right and what was going a wee bit up the left. I read the script first and because I like script editing suggested to Joe that we take our time… Read more »

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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