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C.S. Sculpture 'The Searcher'RUA Exhibition at the Ulster Museum


Northern Ireland's capital and surrounding regions boast a wonderfully diverse local arts scene. Visual and performing arts, musical venues aplenty and knowing nods towards the written word. After all, this is the land of Saints and Scholars.

Places To Visit

Crescent Arts Centre, Belfast

The Crescent is a diverse community arts centre which has served the population of Belfast and beyond with a wide range of arts and cultural activities for almost 30 years.

Linen Hall Library, Belfast

Founded in 1788, Linen Hall Library is a truly unique institution. As the oldest library in Belfast and the last subscribing library in Ireland, it has an impressive Irish and Local Studies Collection and houses a significant genealogy section.

Culturlann McAdam Ó Fiaich, Belfast

Cultúrlann McAdam Ó Fiaich is an arts and cultural centre with a strong focus on Irish language and culture.  The centre offers, through its arts programme, theatre, music, visual arts, poetry, literary events,  workshops and classes catering  ...

The John Hewitt Bar & Restaurant, Belfast

Located in Belfast's Cathedral Quarter, The John Hewitt first opened its doors in December 1999. The bar is unique in its ownership as it is owned by The Belfast Unemployed Resource Centre.

Golden Thread Gallery, Belfast

Welcome to Golden Thread Gallery, Northern Ireland's leading international contemporary visual arts organisation, based in and informed by the local.

Black Box, Belfast

A home for live music, theatre, literature, comedy, film, visual art, live art, circus, cabaret and all points in between.

Craft & Design Collective at Space CRAFT, Belfast

The Craft & Design Collective owns and manages Space CRAFT, a shop, gallery and exhibition area that sells 'lovely stuff' made by local artist|designer|makers - cards, jewellery, fabulous fashion and interior accessories. Be original, buy original!

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