• Belfast Children's Festival 2015

    Belfast will once again play host to some outstanding international and local productions for young audiences during the annual Belfast Children’s Festival (6-13 March). TWO HEADLINE SHOWS NOW ON SALE.

  • 2015 Festival Schools Booking NOW OPEN

    Check out what shows are on offer for schools at the 2015 Belfast Children's Festival. Advance booking is now ONLY open to school groups, to give them priority to get tickets for the performance of their choice at next year's festival.

  • Young at Art ON TOUR

    Let Young at Art visit your school when we tour NI schools in 2015 with three signature productions - The Butterfly and the Caterpillar, Once Upon a Time and Katie's Birthday Party.


Latest News

  • RT @alaninbelfast: Ali FitzGibbon @Fitzali with her favourites from #bcf15 Belfast Children's Festival programme @Young_at_Art http://t.co/

  • Food for Thought at launch of 17th annual Belfast Children's festival #BCF15 #ArtsMatterNI http://t.co/odCewjrQUD http://t.co/hFX59uvbgK

  • @_annasaurus Not all all. It's designed for babies and very young children :)

  • RT @alaninbelfast: Preview of new show Katie's Birthday Party at launch of Belfast Children's Festival #bcf15 #chubbybunny @Young_at_Art ht…

  • Belfast Children's Festival 2015 Launch

    Food for Thought at launch of the 17th annual Belfast Children's Festival
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  • RT @CastleCourt: Hope you all had as much #fun as we did at the @Young_at_Art #BCF15 Launch! >> http://t.co/b8EQc4hXEK http://t.co/6rdOLQ07

  • RT @Fitzali: @belfastcc @ArtsCouncilNI @dcalni @NITouristBoard all know the arts matter - thanks for coming to #BCF15 launch @Young_at_Art

  • RT @Fitzali: @U105radio & @Peter_u105_utv know the arts matter - thanks for being at launch of #BCF15 @Young_at_Art #ArtsMatterNI

  • RT @Fitzali: @CastleCourt know that Arts matter to business & the community #ArtsMatterNI #bcf15 @Young_at_Art http://t.co/nhtRmVPstq

  • @mfdoherty @BelTel @TheMACBelfast #BCF15 http://t.co/VpMerJLksz

  • RT @BelfastFestival: We're off to @Young_at_art launch to wish them luck for #BCF15. Some brilliant shows coming up for little people! http…

  • Staff selfie #bcf15 having lots of fun at our launch! http://t.co/NcpFZtlZk3

Welcome to Young at Art, one of Northern Ireland's leading children's arts charities for young people aged from 0 - 18 years and home of the Belfast Children's Festival and Young at Art Events

What's On

  • Mon 12 Jan 2015 to Fri 30 Jan 2015

    The Butterfly and the Caterpillar - Schools Tour

    Young at Art

    Let Young at Art come to your school...

  • Fri 06 Mar 2015 to Sun 08 Mar 2015


    Polka Theatre

    A magical interactive performance with music and visual surprises to cherish with your baby, with chill-out dreaming.

  • Sun 08 Mar 2015

    World Tales

    Niall De Burca

    Renowned for his captivating and enthralling tales, in this performance Niall weaves characters and magic through stories from across the globe.

  • Fri 06 Mar 2015 to Sun 08 Mar 2015

    Flying Cow

    De Stilte

    Follow the creative playtime between three young children ...

  • Sun 08 Mar 2015

    The Three Little Pigs

    Quercus Ensemble

    A musical adaptation of Roald Dahl’s famous tale by composer Paul Patterson that switches between music and rhyme narratives.

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  • 'Great day! Children are free to express and explore and meet new friends'

    'Encouraged the children to imagine and let creativity flow'

    'A magical, unforgettable performance packed with wonder and possibilities'

    Audience Feedback 2014