18th Feb 2019 in Arts

Our top five picks of fun, food and fantastic times to be had in The Cathedral Quarter Belfast this week.

Check out the What’s On page for our full events listings, get in touch if you have any ideas for next week’s top five and if you’re holding an event in #CQBelfast – tell us about it here.

Belfast Restaurant Week

Monday 18th to Sunday 24th Feb

Destination CQ BID is very proud to have teamed up with Belfast One to bring this celebration of Belfast’s city centre food offering together. Over 25 restaurants, including 17 from The Cathedral Quarter will be offering £10 or £15 meal deals throughout the week, with some taking part in the Big Belfast Brunch on Sunday. There’s also a programme of exciting events, including fun foodie workshops and Best of Belfast chef demos at St George’s Market. Find out more on belfastrestaurantweek.org.

Northern Ireland Science Festival

Continues this week until Sunday 24th Feb

The NI Science Festival got off to a cracking start last week, and there are loads of sell-out shows already, so get on to the website quick to see what you can still enjoy! There are loads of events happening in the Cathedral Quarter – so many that we gathered them all together into a handy article for you to plan your learning journey around the CQ!

Output Belfast – Conference and Showcases

Thursday 21st Feb

Once you’ve enjoyed a slap-up bargain meal in the Cathedral Quarter on Thursday evening, you can take your pick from a host of free gigs and showcases happening as part of the annual Output Belfast. Taking place in The MAC and Oh Yeah Centre, it’s a full day of talks, workshops, demos, interactive sessions and seminars for the music industry, with a stellar line up of speakers and industry experts lined up. Artists performing across the CQ in the evening include The Woodburning Savages, Pat Dam Smyth, David C Clements, Kitt Philippa, Cormac Neeson, Amy Montgomery and loads of other incredible names.

Alice and the Mad HatterCreative Cafés

Mon 18th to Fri 22nd Feb

The Cathedral Quarter Trust have programmed a fantastic range of free events across the city, supported by Belfast City Council’s regeneration programme. The festival encourages people to get in and enjoy the city centre and see its potential as a place where family fun can happen and artistic creativity can flourish. Find out more about what’s on and get involved!

When is a good time to rebrand?

Fri 22nd Feb

Kaizen Marketing lead this fascinating workshop at The Academy Restaurant on Friday. Design Director Ryan Stanfield has been a branding specialist for over 10 years. He will use these years of experience to show you if and when your business should be thinking of a rebrand, when the ideal time to transition through the process is, and the best ways to navigate this process.

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