August 2018


Belfast Pride
27th July to 5th


open houseOpen House Festival Bangor
1st – 31st


aug craftAugust Craft Month
1st – 31st
Loads of events all over the province including exhibitions, workshops and fairs are taking place in association with Craft NI.


Eastside arts

EastSide Arts Festival
2nd – 12th

Locations across the EastSide and beyond feature music, comedy, movies, theatre, talks, workshops, exhibitions, poetry, events for the young and old, community events and heritage tours.



Féile an Phobail
1st – 13th

Festival of the People in the west of the city.  Check out the big tent in Falls Park and enjoy a range of music, comedy, talks, tours, theatre, debate, family and community events.



Stendhal Festival
10th & 11th
Experience the syndrome… more


householdSailortown Barra
10th – 12th
A weekend of free events in Belfast’s Sailortown neighbourhood, learn about its history, and celebrate the area’s past, present and future.  Kicks off with a music trail around local cultural and community venues.


unnamedBelfast Mela

The Mela transforms Botanic park into a magical global garden filled with the sights, sounds and aromas of nations right around the world.


cinema dayCinema Day 
A whole day of entertaining film screenings and events across Northern Ireland.  Watch Paddington 2 at the Crumlin Road Gaol picnic screening or Mickeybo and Me at Carnegie Oldpark Library amongst others.