In addition to being the creator of the annual Belfast Children's Festival, Young at Art engages with children and adults through a host of engagement programmes, the Young at Art Events agency, professional training, special ticketing schemes, resources, and support for developing theatre for young audiences.


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    Education and Engagement

    Young at Art is dedicated to enriching the lives of children in Northern Ireland through the arts.

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    Agency: Hire Us

    The Young At Art Events agency brings unique and unforgettable theatre and arts events to children and families across the UK, Ireland and internationally.

  • Festival Education Programme

    Our annual Belfast Children's Festival, 6-11 March 2020, is the perfect outing for school groups, offering bespoke ticket deals and support for teachers and children. All school shows are accompanied by classroom resources linked to the curriculum.

  • training for professionals


    Young at Art's professional development courses for teachers and education professionals.

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    Homegrown Online Showcase

    Join us for a showcase of performance work for young audiences from Northern Ireland's finest indigenous performance companies and artists. The programme includes work specially filmed for the Belfast Children’s Festival’s Homegrown Showcase in venues across the city of Belfast.