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Festival Education Programme

Our annual Belfast Children's Festival, 8-13 March 2019, is the perfect outing for schools groups, offering bespoke ticket deals and support for teachers and children. All school shows are accompanied by classroom resources linked to the curriculum.

We are excited to announce a host of exceptional international and local performances for schools and youth groups at the 2019 Belfast Children’s Festival (8-13 March 2019).We support schools and youth groups through a variety of programmes, subsidised ticketing schemes, resources packs and CPD training.

Brochure available to view or check out the individual listings below. Online enquiry form open now.

You can also find out about Professional Development Courses for teachers and Education Professionals, learn a little more about hiring our Young at Art Events agency, and discover more about Fighting Words Belfast creative writing workshops.

  • Irish Language Authors Programme (Booked Out)

    Fri 08 Mar 2019 to Wed 13 Mar 2019

    Northern Ireland & Republic of Ireland
    Irish Language Authors Programme (Máire Zepf, Tadhg Mac Dhonnagáin, Sadhbh Devlin)

    Part of the Schools programme

  • The Alien's Guide to Dance Gone Wrong (Booked Out)

    Fri 08 Mar 2019

    Maiden Voyage Dance (Northern Ireland)
    The Alien's Guide to Dance Gone Wrong

    Note: referred to as 'Offspring' in the School's Brochure.

  • Milo's Hat Trick (booked out)

    Fri 08 Mar 2019 to Wed 13 Mar 2019

    Cahoots NI (Northern Ireland)
    Milo's Hat Trick

    Part of the Schools programme

  • Oorlog (War)

    Fri 08 Mar 2019

    Theater Artemis (The Netherlands)
    Oorlog (War) Presented by Theater Artemis

    Part of the Schools programme

  • We Come From Far, Far Away (booked out)

    Mon 11 Mar 2019 to Wed 13 Mar 2019

    NIE (New International Encounter Theatre) (Norway/UK/Czech Republic)
    We Come From Far, Far Away (NIE)

    Part of the Schools programme

  • Intro to Jazz (Booked Out)

    Mon 11 Mar 2019

    Moving on Music (Northern Ireland)
    Intro to Jazz ( Moving on Music)

    Part of the Schools programme

  • Loo (limited availability)

    Tue 12 Mar 2019 to Wed 13 Mar 2019

    Ponten Pie & El Mes Petit De Tots (Spain)
    Loo Presented by Ponten pie & El Mes Petit De Tots (Spain)

    Part of the Festival Schools and Groups programme

  • Monsters & Heroes

    Tue 12 Mar 2019

    Shane Hegarty
    Author talk at Black Box as part of Belfast Children's Festival 2018

    Part of the Schools programme

  • Removed

    Tue 12 Mar 2019 to Wed 13 Mar 2019

    Prime Cut (Northern Ireland)
    Removed written by Fionnuala Kennedy presented by Prime Cut Productions

    Part of Schools Programme

  • Expedition Peter Pan

    Tue 12 Mar 2019 to Wed 13 Mar 2019

    Het Laagland (The Netherlands)
    Expedition Peter Pan

    Part of the Schools programme