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...

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Spend Local Card Accepted


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...

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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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WE ARE OVER THE 10K MARK!   We can’t thank you everyone enough who has already donated and supported us during this time! You have really helped us during all this and brought our spirits up. We can’t wait to...

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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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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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Covid-19: Help us reopen with your thoughts!


📣Help us reopen with your thoughts! 📣   The Black Box is more than a venue, it is a unique, diverse and vibrant community. The safety of all the people we work with, our staff, volunteers, performers, promoters, and audiences...

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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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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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