• Fri 09 Mar 2018

    Creative Writing with Áine Ní Ghlinn (Schools Event - SOLD OUT)

    Áine Ní Ghlinn

    Poet and Children's author, Áine Ní Ghlinn will facilitate a creative writing workshop through Irish for age 10+ (P6/P7 classes).

  • Fri 09 Mar 2018 to Sun 11 Mar 2018

    Miracoco Luminarium

    Architects of Air

    Tickets available on the door 12pm-5.30pm - Last admission.

  • Fri 09 Mar 2018 to Sun 11 Mar 2018

    The Assistant's Revenge

    Cahoots NI

    Tickets available from the MAC

  • Fri 09 Mar 2018 to Sun 11 Mar 2018

    Horses

    kabinet k & hetpaleis

    Tickets available from The Lyric

  • Fri 09 Mar 2018

    Volume Control

    Oh Yeah Music Centre

    Tickets available on the door

  • Fri 09 Mar 2018 to Wed 14 Mar 2018

    I Think I Will Tell You About My Dream

    In association with Young at Art, Ulster University & MUMO
  • Fri 09 Mar 2018 to Tue 13 Mar 2018

    Pilgrims, Princesses, and Beardy Old Men

    PJ Lynch

    Children are also invited to explore the magic of PJ’s illustrations at the Discover Art space in the museum.

  • Sat 10 Mar 2018 to Sun 11 Mar 2018

    Sensescapes

    Dalija Acin Thelander

    Tickets available on the door

  • Sat 10 Mar 2018 to Wed 14 Mar 2018

    The Big Picture

    Young at Art, Laureate na nÓg

    PJ Lynch, Belfast born illustrator and current Laureate na nÓg, has chosen the theme “The Big Picture” to be his legacy project.

  • Sat 10 Mar 2018 to Sun 11 Mar 2018

    The Big Botanic Birthday Bash

    Young at Art

    You are invited to our 20th Birthday party!

  • Sat 10 Mar 2018 to Sun 11 Mar 2018

    EGG-tion Hero (SOLD OUT)

    Maas Theater en Dans

    EGG-tion Hero is a hilarious half hour site-specific theatre performance for toddlers and their parents.

  • Sat 10 Mar 2018

    PJ Lynch Lecture

    Laureate na nÓg

    PJ Lynch returns to his hometown to reflect on his career.

  • Sat 10 Mar 2018

    Little Lullabies (SOLD OUT)

    Northern Ireland Opera

    This is a brand new adventure devised by the same team that brought you The Rainbow Boat as part of BCF17

  • Sat 10 Mar 2018 to Sun 11 Mar 2018

    Dance Exposed

    Maiden Voyage Dance
  • Sat 10 Mar 2018

    Long Way North (SOLD OUT)

    Rémi Chayé
  • Sat 10 Mar 2018

    Acoustic Picnic

    Oh Yeah Music Centre

    A family friendly afternoon of live music, crafts, games and activities for children.

  • Penguins with egg

    Sat 10 Mar 2018 to Wed 14 Mar 2018

    Penguins

    Cahoots NI, Birmingham Rep & Prime Theatre

    Tickets available from the MAC

  • Sat 10 Mar 2018 to Sun 11 Mar 2018

    How to Catch a Star (SOLD OUT)

    Branar Téatar do Pháistí

    Once there was a boy who was always looking up. He dreamt of having a star as a friend. This is the story of his adventure.

  • Getting Dressed

    Sat 10 Mar 2018 to Sun 11 Mar 2018

    Getting Dressed

    Second Hand Dance

    Tickets available from the MAC

  • Sat 10 Mar 2018

    Scratchworks (SOLD OUT)

    TYA NI

    A chance to see new and innovative performance work at the very first stages of development. Curated by Richard Croxford.

  • Sat 10 Mar 2018 to Sun 11 Mar 2018

    Pink & Blue

    Amadan Ensemble

    Tickets available from the MAC

  • Sun 11 Mar 2018

    Baby Rave (SOLD OUT)

    Young at Art Events

    The original and the best!

  • Sun 11 Mar 2018

    Book Clinic

    Children's Books Ireland

    Are you a young reader? Looking for a new series to delve into?

  • Sun 11 Mar 2018

    Your Little Tiny Welcome to the Great Big Whole Wide World

    A book by Patrick Sanders, songs by Rachael McCabe

    Patrick Sanders was a unique artist whose view of the world is captured in this gorgeous book for babies

  • Sun 11 Mar 2018

    Babies

    Thomas Balmès

    Tickets available on the door.

  • Sun 11 Mar 2018

    Pigeon & Plum's Vaudeville Cabaret (SOLD OUT)

    Pigeon & Plum

    Following last year’s sell out show we welcome back Paul Currie's merry band of misfits.

  • Sun 11 Mar 2018

    The Man with the Chocolate Beard (SOLD OUT)

    Greg Caffrey with members of Hard Rain Soloist Ensemble

    A work-in-progress sharing of a children’s opera in one act.

  • Sun 11 Mar 2018

    What is Normal Anyway?

    In association with Imagine Festival of Ideas & Politics
  • Mon 12 Mar 2018 to Wed 14 Mar 2018

    Aston's Stones (Schools Programme)

    Teater Pero

    Aston’s Stones is ultimately a story about how easy it is to love and to appreciate the joy in small things – even in a little stone.

  • Mon 12 Mar 2018

    Spotlight on Inclusive Theatre

    Hosted by Replay Theatre Company

    A morning exploring inclusive theatre practice including panel discussions and performance extracts.

  • Mon 12 Mar 2018

    Intro to Jazz (Schools Event)

    Moving on Music

    Join the David Lyttle Trio for a fun part-performance part-workshop especially for primary school children. NB. This is an event for Schools only

  • Mon 12 Mar 2018

    Off-shore Investment

    In association with Theatre NI
  • Mon 12 Mar 2018

    Too Hot to Handle?

    In association with Theatre NI

    Taboo in Performance Work for Young People

  • Wed 14 Mar 2018

    Rí-Rá le Rita agus an Róbat (Schools Event - Sold Out)

    Máire Zepf

    Join author Máire Zepf for robot-inspired storytelling, dressing up and games as she introduces her new character Rita, illustrated by Andrew Whitson

  • Tue 13 Mar 2018

    Bí ag Spraoi Liom! (Schools Event) (Sold Out)

    Sadhbh Devlin & Tarsila Kruse

    Author Sadhbh Devlin will read 'Bí ag Spraoi Liom' and afterwards discuss inventions and creativity with the children.

  • Wed 14 Mar 2018

    Sharing Creativity in Autism, Special Needs & Fighting Words Belfast

    Fighting Words Belfast

    Fighting Words Belfast invites you to a panel discussion and very special book launch.

  • Wed 14 Mar 2018

    Monsters & Heroes with Shane Hegarty (Schools Event)

    Shane Hegarty
  • Fri 09 Mar 2018 to Mon 12 Mar 2018

    TYA NI Showcase (SOLD OUT)

    TYA NI

    TYA NI presents a 4-day showcase of some of the finest performance work for young audiences being created here in NI.

  • Wed 14 Mar 2018

    Mini Mid-Week Magic (SOLD OUT)

    Seedhead Arts
  • Fri 09 Mar 2018 to Wed 14 Mar 2018

    Early Bird Schools and Groups Bookings for Belfast Children's Festival

    Young at Art

    Early Bird Schools & Group Bookings for Belfast Children's Festival 2018 Now Open