BDWBelfast Design Week
4th – 10th
2015 saw the inaugural Belfast Design Week bring both established and emerging design talent to the forefront with a varied mix media approach. Curated by the Design Salon the programme included talks, film, workshops and exhibitions.  Read more

This year there’s even more to inspire and indulge in including Fashion Tastemaking in Ox Cave and a Design Salon Pub Crawl!  Take a look at the highlights here  

img_3476Twinkling Winter Twilight Market
7th & 8th 4pm – 11pm.

The award-winning Twilight Market will return once more with over 130 local food, drink and arts and crafts traders selling their wares over the course of two days.  Strictly over 18s after 9pm.

Blog post from the inaugural event here.

SoBSound of Belfast
2nd -11th

Live gigs, music industry, awards, learning & community.  Celebrate the Oh Yeah Centre’s 10th Birthday, take a music bus tour or celebrate the best of local with the NI Music Prize in the Mandela Hall.


Outburst Queer Arts Festival
An annual celebration of queer art and performance in NI, showcasing great local and international queer work and support the development of queer arts at home and internationally.

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C.S. Lewis Festival
18th – 22nd
Celebrating the legacy of C.S Lewis every November in his home town of East Belfast.

Highlights of this year’s festival here