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Tumble Circus Brings Back Winter Circus To Writers’ Square This Christmas

Big Top Show Runs From December 17, 2021 - January 3, 2022 Award winning circus company Tumble Circus will return to Belfast’s Writers’ Square this Christmas. Despite a difficult 18 months due to the Covid-19 pandemic the team at Tumble Circus are back with their spectacular Winter Circus show. Now in its fifth year, the organisers at...

The Countdown Is On To CNB21 Presents The Ogham Grove

One week to go until thought provoking installation opens at Writers’ Square With just one week to go before a very different Culture Night Belfast this year organisers are emphasising to visitors that “it’s definitely not the same as years gone by”. Replacing the previous city centre based programme of street based activity and pop-up events,...

Cathedral Quarter BID Celebrates Success Of Street Beat Police Presence In Area

An initiative that saw additional dedicated police officers patrolling Belfast’s Cathedral Quarter has been welcomed as a proven success story by Destination CQ’s manager Damien Corr. The Ballot for the continuation of the Cathedral Quarter Business Improvement District (BID) is currently open until September 22. In an independent survey carried out in advance of the...

Have A Look Inside Belfast’s Newest Student Accommodation In The Cathedral Quarter

Are you a student looking for accommodation in the heart of Belfast’s Cathedral Quarter?  As demand for studying in Belfast continues to grow, more students are flocking into the city and moving closer towards the centre. With the opening of the new Ulster University campus this autumn and up to an additional 15,000 people in the...

5 Cathedral Quarter Hotels Perfect For a City Centre Staycation in Belfast

If you’re thinking of a staycation this year Belfast’s Cathedral Quarter has everything you need to have the perfect experience, from Instagrammable murals to delicious local dishes. With a thriving nightlife, a whole host of arts and culture events and venues and some of the city’s best restaurants you won’t be stuck for something to...

7 Beer Gardens To Visit This Summer In Belfast’s Cathedral Quarter

With the weather in Northern Ireland heating up, what better time to get out in the city and enjoy the many beer gardens that Belfast has to offer.  From burgers and pints to cocktails and charcuterie there is really something to suit all tastes available in the Cathedral Quarter.  Here are 7 Beer Gardens in the...

Culture Night Belfast Is Back With A Fresh New Format

Reset and reinvented Culture Night Belfast returns to the Cathedral Quarter this September with a new format and a new approach designed for a COVID-safe, post-pandemic environment. Running from 17 – 19 September, Culture Night Presents The City Garden will transform Cathedral Gardens, Writers’ Square and the area around into a colourful, nature-inspired place for play,...

Time For Government To Step Up For Hospitality Sector

By Emma Bricknell, restaurant owner The welcome re-opening of hospitality after long, depressing months is something everyone in the sector has been longing for but the government needs to back us after such a tough time. I have had to take seriously the impact on my business, and will be changing the brand of all my...

Fresh, Fun Seafood For Belfast City At Prawnagraphic

A new seafood restaurant is set to open its doors in Belfast’s iconic Hill Street later this week. Prawnagraphic will open its doors in the historic Cathedral Quarter on May 27, as the new brand from Made In Belfast owner, Emma Bricknell, offering a fun, fresh, sexy seafood menu, all within a California-styled restaurant. Like many...

New Belfast Radio Station Launches With Strong Local Focus

New radio station, Belfast 247, launches on Monday, May 10, at 10am, with a strong emphasis on local voices, local artists, as well as all the best hits to fill your day. Broadcasting online, via the station app on Apple and Google, on smart speakers and later on this year broadcasting on the digital DAB...