11th Mar 2019 in Arts

What’s on in The Cathedral Quarter this week?

Plenty as usual – from artists’ events to Brexit debates to St Patrick’s fun. You can search our What’s On listings for everything happening in CQ Belfast, but read on here for our top five picks…

Visual Artists’ Helpdesk / Project Clinic

Wednesday 13th March

A fantastic opportunity for artists to avail of a low-cost one-to-one session with the experts at the Visual Artists Helpdesk for advice and guidance on any aspect of their careers. From funding applications to artist statements to websites, social media or networking. Click here to find out more and book your place.

Theology in the City – Brexit, Borders and the Book of Ruth

Wednesday 13th March 

The Belfast Cathedral is running a special series of events throughout Lent. Wednesdays in Lent is a collaboration between the Cathedral and the Corrymeela Community. The programme is entitled ‘Theology in the City – Brexit, Borders and the Book of Ruth.” and everyone is welcome. Each session will run from 12 noon until 2.30pm and will include a short service of Holy Communion, lunch, and a talk which will be followed by discussion.

In Conversation with Peter Johnston

Thursday 14th March

Ulster University graduate and successful entrepreneur Peter Johnston returns to his alma mater to share his journey “from Carrickfergus to San Francisco”. Peter is the founder of the Kalo app, as well as a founding member of Ormeau Baths. Find out more and click ‘more information’ to book your free ticket. 


Neil Delamere – Controlled Substance

Thursday 14th March

The star of BBC’s The Blame Game and Soft Border Patrol, comedian Neil Delamere is fresh from a sell-out tour and brings a brand new show to The Black Box on Thursday. This time he thinks he has that whole “illusion of control” idea sussed…


St Patrick’s Day

Sunday 17th March

After the fun of the city centre carnival parade, the Vengabus arrives in The Cathedral Quarter! That’s right, the world-famous Vengaboys are headlining the free open-air concert in Custom House Square. Gates open at 1.15pm and entry is on a first-come-first-served basis. Find out more here.

There’s culture as well as craic to be had on the day, with Seedhead Arts Street Art Walking Tour kicking off at 12pm from outside the Duke of York. Email info@seedheadarts.com to book your spot (£10 per person).

The Black Box has live music with The Skallions & guests starting at 6pm, and they’ve a £6 offer on a Guinness and a bowl of stew throughout the day – limited supply, so get it while it lasts!

Watch this space for a full article coming soon on the St Patrick’s Day fun you can expect in The Cathedral Quarter this Sunday.


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