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Cotton Court, 30-42 Waring St
Belfast BT1 2ED
Enquiries: 028 9023 0660
Festival Box Office: 028 9024 3042
All About Play, Young at Art’s celebrated CPD drama training for teachers and educational professionals will take place on Saturday 20th January 2018
Free creative writing sessions for children and young people aged 6-18 years old. Nb. This session has been booked and is not open to the public.
Free creative writing club at Duncairn
Fighting Words Belfast creative writing workshop for children and their families.
New! Looking for a gift idea? Why not purchase gift vouchers for a family & friends outing to the next Belfast Children's Festival?
Early Bird Schools & Group Bookings for Belfast Children's Festival 2018 Now Open
Children are also invited to explore the magic of PJ’s illustrations at the Discover Art space in the museum.
TYA NI presents a 4-day showcase of some of the finest performance work for young audiences being created here in NI.
The Miracoco Luminarium is a monumental walk-in sculpture that invites visitors to explore the dazzling maze of winding paths and soaring domes.
A spellbinding murder mystery with a magical twist packed with music, glamour, magic, death-defying escapology and maybe even a little…murder!
Horses is a dance performance with an untameable energy, in which 5 children and 5 adults meet.
PJ Lynch, Belfast born illustrator and current Laureate na nÓg, has chosen the theme “The Big Picture” to be his legacy project.
EGG-tion Hero is a hilarious half hour site-specific theatre performance for toddlers and their parents.
You are invited to our 20th Birthday party!
A family friendly afternoon of live music, crafts, games and activities for children.
This is a brand new adventure devised by the same team that brought you The Rainbow Boat as part of BCF17
When being different brings the most wonderful of surprises...
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.
Have you ever put your coat on the wrong-way? Or couldn’t find the right arm holes in your trousers?
Is it true that girls and boys are so different?
A chance to see new and innovative performance work at the very first stages of development. Curated by Richard Croxford.
The original and the best!
Are you a young reader? Looking for a new series to delve into?
Patrick Sanders was a unique artist whose view of the world is captured in this gorgeous book for babies
A relaxed screening, babes in arm welcome.
Following last year’s sell out show we welcome back Paul Currie's merry band of misfits.
A work-in-progress sharing of a children’s opera in one act.
A morning exploring inclusive theatre practice including panel discussions and performance extracts.
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.
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
Taboo in Performance Work for Young People
Join author Máire Zepf for robot-inspired storytelling, dressing up and games as she introduces her new character Rita, illustrated by Andrew Whitson
Fighting Words Belfast invites you to a panel discussion and very special book launch.
Teacher training creative writing workshop. Nb. This session has been booked and is not open to the public.