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Calendar

Aug
25
Wed
BELFAST MELA- SILK ROAD SUPPER CLUB
Aug 25 @ 7:00 pm

Date and time

Tuesday 24th August 7pm

Venue

The Black Box

Ticket Price(s)

General – £25

Access

Venue is wheelchair accessible. Contact us for any accessibility needs.

Covid-19 policy

Booking essential. This event will require social distancing. Limited to 6 people per table.

Join us for truly unique three course dining experience as we take you on a voyage of culinary discovery through the Silk Road.

Explore an ancient network of trading routes that stretches through the ages and across half the world, from China in the east to Persia and on to the Mediterranean in the west.

Inspired by recipes and cooking stories from our local asylum seeker and refugee community with performance and conversation, bringing together traditional sights, sounds and smells of Asia in an exciting contemporary fusion.

The evening will include:

  • A three course dining experience with welcome drinks, nibbles, and a delicious chai tea to finish.  Full menu will be released 2 weeks before event.
  • Conversation with people from our newer communities who inspired the menu
  • Full vegetarian options
  • The bar at The Black Box will be in operation

Please note in line with government guidance, attendees will be seated at tables with no more than six guests per table. If you are not attending in a group of six people, it is likely you will be sat at a table with other groups. If you are not comfortable sitting with other people then please do not book tickets as unfortunately, we do not have the capacity to seat all groups separately.

BELFAST MELA- CARIBBEAN CARNIVAL
Aug 25 @ 7:00 pm

Date and time

Wednesday 25th August 7pm

Venue

The Black Box

Ticket Price(s)

General – £10

Access

Venue is wheelchair accessible. Contact us for any accessibility needs.

Covid-19 policy

Booking essential. This event will require social distancing

Mela favorites Magwere & a whole host of guests return with our unmissable Caribbean Carnival in the one of the city’s most loved music venues.

Magwere are an energetic 11 piece band fronted by Wilson Magwere based in Belfast. They play upbeat Afro-Carribean music, guaranteed to get you moving Come along and enjoy drumming, dancing and a whole load of good party vibes.

 

 

Aug
27
Fri
BELFAST MELA GLOBAL CÉILÍ
Aug 27 @ 7:00 pm

Date and time

Friday 27th August 7pm

Venue

The Black Box

Ticket Price(s)

General – £10

Access

Venue is wheelchair accessible. Contact us if you have access requirements.

Covid-19 policy

Booking essential. This event will require social distancing.

Put on your dancing shoes and meet us at the Black Box for the first Céilí of its kind at Belfast Mela!

Join us for this dynamic late night intercultural Céilí Mór and experience a unique multi-traditional music and dance event combining our city’s love of Trad Music from across the globe. Our resident DJ will be experimenting with beats, loops and effects to create world dance and music experience.

Fusing together dancing from India, China and Mexico with an Irish traditional Céilí, the night will culminate with the melodic rhythms of the internationally renowned The Dhol Foundation.

Aug
28
Sat
BELFAST MELA- TONGUE, TIED & TWISTED
Aug 28 @ 7:00 pm

Date and time

Saturday 28th August 7pm

Venue

The Black Box

Ticket Price(s)

General – This event is free

Access

Venue is wheelchair accessible. Contact us if you have access requirements.

Covid-19 policy

Booking essential. This event will require social distancing.

Indian tales with a contemporary twist!

Tongue Tied & Twisted is a storytelling show with a theatrical twist. Blasting Indian storytelling into the 21st century: by combining the talents of international performer and storyteller Peter Chand live on stage with UK music producer PKCtheFirst.

The show celebrates the art of live storytelling, by presenting a unique blend of Urban Hip Hop and classical South Asian sounds combined with traditional Indian Punjabi folk tales. The performance features a selection of the folk tales retold in English, accompanied by an original music score and live DJ mixing.

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