Black Box Projects!


As an organisation, we run a number of arts-based activities for and by people with Learning Disabilities. The ethos is to provide a safe, positive environment for people to express themselves creatively through the Arts Creating Connections is a weekly...

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Gig Buddies!


We are working with Belfast City Council to bring Gig Buddies to Belfast! The idea behind Gig Buddies is to enable people with learning disabilities and/or autism to enjoy all the great things going on in their community, especially live...

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NISF-Moon Base Biodiversity Project


Moon Base Biodiversity Project was an 8 week project that included  three socially distanced walks around Belfast with Jim Bradley from The Belfast Hills Partnership where we found over 100 varieties of wildlife, plants and insects! We also had; an...

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Moon Base Projects- Epic Awards 2020


We were so happy that our Moon Base Projects Volunteer team have been shortlisted in the Epic Awards 2020 and even more proud that they were announced as Ireland Runner Up! The Epic Awards, now in their tenth year, are...

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Moon Base- Feile An Phobail 2020


We had a great time putting together this lyric tutorial video for Feile An Phobail Here is the link if you haven’t had a chance to watch it yet! Thank you to #virtualfeile for having us and congratulations on a...

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Moon Base Projects Update


We are thrilled to announce that The National Lottery Community Fund and Community Foundation for Northern Ireland Coronavirus Community Fund are supporting our Moon Base Projects for and by people with learning disabilities. This funding will enable us to continue to deliver weekly sessions with...

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EVS- A Big Wave from Spain


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,...

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Moon Base Projects- An update


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...

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Become a member at The Black Box

A home for live music, theatre, literature, comedy, film, visual art, science, circus, cabaret and all points in between – The Black Box has been one of Belfast’s most beloved venues since 2006. Our new membership will be launching very soon!

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