Joel Harkin – Artist in Residence

Joel Harkin – Artist in Residence

Various venues throughout the festival

Tom Robinson: Up Close & Personal

Tom Robinson: Up Close & Personal

The Deer’s Head

Thursday 2 May, 8.00pm

I’VE ALWAYS LIKED THE NAME MARCUS

I’VE ALWAYS LIKED THE NAME MARCUS

Upstairs Theatre at the MAC

Wednesday 1 - Sunday 5 May, 8.00pm (2.30pm Matinee on Sunday 5 May)

Clifton Street Cemetery Tour

Clifton Street Cemetery Tour

Leaves Clifton House

Friday 3 May, 2.00pm & Saturday 4 May 10.00am

The Breeze: ‘Thin Ground’ Album Launch

The Breeze: ‘Thin Ground’ Album Launch

Ulster Sport Club

Friday 3 May, 8.00pm

Peter Case, Sid Griffin and Dan Stuart

Peter Case, Sid Griffin and Dan Stuart

The Oh Yeah Music Centre

Friday 3 May, 8.00pm

I’VE ALWAYS LIKED THE NAME MARCUS

I’VE ALWAYS LIKED THE NAME MARCUS

Upstairs Theatre at the MAC

Wednesday 1 - Sunday 5 May, 8.00pm (2.30pm Matinee on Sunday 5 May)

Clifton Street Cemetery Tour

Clifton Street Cemetery Tour

Leaves Clifton House

Friday 3 May, 2.00pm & Saturday 4 May 10.00am

May Day Fiesta

May Day Fiesta

Community Arts Partnership

Saturday 4th May, 10am-6pm

Collaborator – A work in progress by Daniel Kitson

Collaborator – A work in progress by Daniel Kitson

The Black Box

Saturday 4 May / Sunday 5 May, 2.00pm

The Worst Cafe in the World

Big Telly Theatre Company Presents 

The Worst Cafe in the World

49-51 Royal Avenue, BT1 1FD

Saturday 4 May - Monday 6 May, 3.00pm - 5.00pm, 6.30pm - 8.30pm

PP Arnold with Special Guest Bronagh Gallagher

PP Arnold with Special Guest Bronagh Gallagher

Festival Marquee

Saturday 4 May, 7.00pm

I’VE ALWAYS LIKED THE NAME MARCUS

I’VE ALWAYS LIKED THE NAME MARCUS

Upstairs Theatre at the MAC

Wednesday 1 - Sunday 5 May, 8.00pm (2.30pm Matinee on Sunday 5 May)

Collaborator – A work in progress by Daniel Kitson

Collaborator – A work in progress by Daniel Kitson

The Black Box

Saturday 4 May / Sunday 5 May, 2.00pm

The Worst Cafe in the World

Big Telly Theatre Company Presents 

The Worst Cafe in the World

49-51 Royal Avenue, BT1 1FD

Saturday 4 May - Monday 6 May, 3.00pm - 5.00pm, 6.30pm - 8.30pm

Black Belfast – Horror and True Crime Walking Tour

Black Belfast – Horror and True Crime Walking Tour

Belfast City Centre

Sunday 5th May & Sunday 12th May, 11:00am

Hit the North Block Party

Hit the North Block Party

Outside the Sunflower Bar

Sunday 5 May, 2-6pm

John Was Trying to Contact Aliens – Screening and DJ set

John Was Trying to Contact Aliens – Screening and DJ set

The American Bar

Sunday 5 May, 7.00pm 

Willy Mason

In association with Open House Festival

Willy Mason

Ulster Sports Club

Sunday 5 May, 8.00pm

I’VE ALWAYS LIKED THE NAME MARCUS

I’VE ALWAYS LIKED THE NAME MARCUS

Upstairs Theatre at the MAC

Wednesday 1 - Sunday 5 May, 8.00pm (2.30pm Matinee on Sunday 5 May)

The Worst Cafe in the World

Big Telly Theatre Company Presents 

The Worst Cafe in the World

49-51 Royal Avenue, BT1 1FD

Saturday 4 May - Monday 6 May, 3.00pm - 5.00pm, 6.30pm - 8.30pm

Jack Docherty: David Bowie & Me – Parallel Lives

Jack Docherty: David Bowie & Me – Parallel Lives

The Black Box

Monday 6 May, 8.00pm

Common Groundwork: BBeyond at CQAF

Common Groundwork: BBeyond at CQAF

Various Locations

1-12 May

Chasing Amy: A Celebration of the Life and Songs of Amy Winehouse

Victoria Geelan presents

Chasing Amy: A Celebration of the Life and Songs of Amy Winehouse

The Black Box

Tuesday 7 May, 1.00pm & 8.00pm

Young Frankenstein : Special Event Screening

Young Frankenstein : Special Event Screening

St Patricks Church, Donegall St.

Tuesday 7 May,  9.00pm

mother tongue

mother tongue

The MAC

26 April – 31 July 2024

Work is the curse of the drinking classes

Work is the curse of the drinking classes

The Deer’s Head

Wednesday 8 May, 8.00pm

Hollie McNish: The Lobster Tour with Michael Pedersen

Hollie McNish: The Lobster Tour with Michael Pedersen

Festival Marquee

Wednesday 8 May, 8.00pm

‘Boldie’ Premiere screening

The Lawerence Street Workshops presents

‘Boldie’ Premiere screening

The Avenue Cinema

Thursday 9 May, 7.00pm

Annie Macmanus in Conversation –  in partnership with Ulster Presents at Ulster University

Annie Macmanus in Conversation – in partnership with Ulster Presents at Ulster University

Lecture Theatre 1, Block BC, Ulster University, Belfast Campus, York Street.

Thursday 9 May, 8.00pm

Luke Haines Freaks Out! Weirdos, Misfits and Deviants – The Rise and Fall of Righteous Rock ’n’ Roll

Luke Haines Freaks Out! Weirdos, Misfits and Deviants – The Rise and Fall of Righteous Rock ’n’ Roll

The Deer's Head

Thursday 9 May, 8.00pm

Jerry Sadowitz: Comedian, Magician, Psychopath!

Jerry Sadowitz: Comedian, Magician, Psychopath!

Festival Marquee

Thursday 9 May, 8.00pm

Bua an Chultúir/Victory of Culture

Bua an Chultúir/Victory of Culture

2 Royal Avenue

2 – 31 May

Hero of Belfast: The Mary Ann McCracken Walking Tour

Hero of Belfast: The Mary Ann McCracken Walking Tour

Leaves Clifton House

Friday 10 May, 2.00pm & Saturday 11 May, 10.00am

Billy Connolly : Big Banana Feet

Billy Connolly : Big Banana Feet

The Avenue Cinema, Belfast

Friday 10 May, 7.00pm

DJ Format

CQAF and Superfly Funk and Soul Belfast present

DJ Format

Ulster Sports Club

Friday 10 May, 10.30pm-3.00am

Smoke

Smoke

PS2 Property House 11 Rosemary Street Belfast BT1 1QA

2-18 May

Hero of Belfast: The Mary Ann McCracken Walking Tour

Hero of Belfast: The Mary Ann McCracken Walking Tour

Leaves Clifton House

Friday 10 May, 2.00pm & Saturday 11 May, 10.00am

The Bonnevilles

CQAF and Belfast City Blues present

The Bonnevilles

The Deer’s Head

Saturday 11 May, 2.00pm

Blue Whale (‘Last Immediate Images’ Album Launch)

Moving On Music in association with CQAF Presents

Blue Whale (‘Last Immediate Images’ Album Launch)

The Black Box

Saturday 11 May, 8.30pm

Éabha Campbell

Éabha Campbell

Catalyst Arts. 6 Joys Entry, Belfast BT1 4DR

2 - 12 May, 11pm- 4pm

Black Belfast – Horror and True Crime Walking Tour

Black Belfast – Horror and True Crime Walking Tour

Belfast City Centre

Sunday 5th May & Sunday 12th May, 11:00am

Revolucion to Roxy, Phil Manzanera In Conversation

Revolucion to Roxy, Phil Manzanera In Conversation

The Black Box

Sunday 12 May, 2.00pm

Too Much Too Young: The 2 Tone Records Story – In conversation with Daniel Rachel

Too Much Too Young: The 2 Tone Records Story – In conversation with Daniel Rachel

The Black Box (Green Room)

Sunday 12 May, 7.00pm

Marian Keyes In Conversation with Tara Flynn

Marian Keyes In Conversation with Tara Flynn

Festival Marquee

Sunday 12 May, 7.30pm

Jane Weaver

Strange Victory in association with CQAF Presents

Jane Weaver

Ulster Sports Club

Sunday 12 May, 8.00pm

‘Ukraine – Searching for the Normal’ Cathal McNaughton

‘Ukraine – Searching for the Normal’ Cathal McNaughton

Belfast Exposed, Gallery I

2 - 25 May

Rolling Programme

Grace Petrie: Build Something Better Tour

Grace Petrie: Build Something Better Tour

The Oh Yeah Music Centre

Wednesday 21 February, 8.00pm

Acid Mothers Temple

Strange Victory in association with CQAF Presents

Acid Mothers Temple

Ulster Sports Club

Tuesday 14 May, 8.00pm

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