entertainment

From 80’s Punk Star To Magician, Welcome To The Oddly Unique And World Of Mr Wizzy

It was a pack of cards and an encounter with a famous comedian and magician that turned the young Steve Wilson from curious teenager into budding child magician. Little did he know then that these experiences would lead to a 25 year relationship with Circusful, formerly Belfast Community Circus School.  “My fondest memory was meeting...

Tumble Circus Erect Big Top Ahead Of Winter Circus In Writers’ Square

The big top is up in Writers’ Square as the performers of Tumble Circus’ Winter Circus prepare for their opening show on Friday December 17. Running from December 17 through to January 3, the award winning Tumble Circus is back in Writers’ Square hosting the infamous Jossers Big Top for 27 world-class human performances. With just...

Tumble Circus’ Tina Segner Promises “Circus Skills With Comedy, and Theatre” At This Year’s Winter Circus

Belfast’s Writers’ Square will see the Big Top being raised aloft for Tumble Circus’ Winter Show, and co-founder, Tina Segner promises that audiences need to prepare to be surprised, and amazed. Running from December 17 to January 3 the all-human performances combines acrobats, aerial artists and jugglers in an hour-long fun-filled show. For Tina, a skilled...

Tumble Circus’ Ken Fanning Promises “daring skills, comedy and theatre” at this year’s Winter Circus

Deep in the heart of Cathedral Quarter the big top is about to be hoisted aloft and a dazzling array of circus skills, comedy and theatre are in the final throes of preparations for Tumble Circus Christmas show. As performers put the final touches to the extravaganza in Belfast’s Writers’ Square co-founder of the troupe,...

Belfast Mayor Celebrates Launch Of Winter Circus Programme

The award winning circus company Tumble Circus will make its return to Belfast’s Writers’ Square this Christmas. The team at Tumble Circus are back and better than ever with their exciting Winter Circus extravaganza.  Now in its fifth year, the event organisers said fans can expect this year’s show “to return louder and prouder than ever...

Christmas At The Cathedral Returns This December

An international line-up of talent will join Ireland’s celebrated singer and producer, Peter Corry, bringing back the gift of music this Christmas at St Anne’s Cathedral, Belfast.  The sell-out show, which has now released a third event on Friday 17th of December, after the first two sold out in record time, promises to bring back Christmas...

Tributes To Northern Ireland Music Legend Steve Strange Flood Social Media

By Tina Calder & Jonathan Traynor Tributes have been paid to one of the giants of the global music industry, Northern Irish man, Steve Strange, who died after a short illness aged 53. From playing in local bands, learning the ropes of booking in the Limelight, Strange co-founded one of the largest booking agencies in...

Father And Son Team Behind Massive Culture Night Installation

Monumental Ogham Grove interactive structure will dominate Writer’s Square Father and son team Gawain Morrison and Dylan McCaughtry will bring an ancient Celtic language to life with a massive construction across Belfast’s Writer’s Square for this weekend’s Culture Night Belfast. Having worked on music videos, short films and art projects they are now preparing for their...

Cathedral Quarter Trail To Lead Culture Night Visitors To The Ogham Grove

Over the coming weekend, Cathedral Quarter’s Writers’ Square will be the location for The Ogham Grove, a spectacular installation created by this year’s ambitious creative team for CNB21 Presents: The Ogham Grove. The brains behind the concept include creative lead Gawain Morrison, artist and prop designer Dylan McCaughtry, designer Neil Beattie, lighting designer Tomás FitzGerald...