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Welcome to the 2017 edition of the Belfast International Arts Festival. Our aim is a simple one; to create a genuinely civic event of contemporary arts and ideas of international appeal and stature.

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What You Missed

Rosie McGurran - When the tide turned, pastel on Paper, 2016
Something For Everyone

136th Annual Exhibition

Royal Ulster Academy

Visual Arts
Free

Date

6 October - 7 January 2018

Time

Tues - Sun 10am - 5pm
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'Blood Swept Lands and Seas of Red' poppy installation at the Tower of London to mark the centenary of the First World War.
#PoppiesTour

Poppies: Weeping Window

Presented by 14-18 NOW, Belfast International Arts Festival and National Museums Northern Ireland

Poppies
Irish Premiere
Free

Date

14 October - 3 December 2017

Time

10am - 4pm
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Phlox
All Female Showcase

Phlox


Visual Arts
Free

Date

12 October - 26 November 2017
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Video Encounters
Contemporary Short Films

Video Encounters

Rachel Maclean – Bedwyr Williams

Visual Arts
Free

Date

6 October - 18 November 2017
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40³
Celebrating 40 Years of Belfast Print Workshop

40³

Presented by Belfast Print Workshop

Visual Arts
Free

Date

9 October - 29 October 2017

Time

10am - 7pm
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Fire Below
The Missing Truth?

Fire Below (A War of Words)

By Owen McCafferty, Directed By Jimmy Fay

Theatre & Dance

Date

12 October - 29 October 2017

Time

Tues - Sat 7.45pm / Sat & Sun at 2.30pm
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Lives In Translation

Lives in Translation

Kabosh

Theatre & Dance
World Premiere

Date

25 October - 28 October 2017

Time

7.30pm (Saturday Matinee 3pm)
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The Poetry Jukebox
Poesiomat & The Quotidian Project

The Poetry Jukebox

Maria McManus and Deirdre Cartmill

Talks & Ideas
Free

Date

12 October - 28 October 2017
7:00pm
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Sadie Williams
Fashion and Film Inspired by Women during the First World War

Fashion & Freedom


Special Events
Free

Date

10 October - 28 October 2017

Time

Mon - Sat 10am - 5pm
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Interactive Sound Installation

Gardens Speak

Tania El Khoury

Special Events
Irish Premiere

Date

11 October - 22 October 2017

Time

2pm, 3pm, 5pm, 6pm, 7pm
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Soldier Still - Junk Ensemble (photo Fionn McCann) (1)
A Tale of Beauty and Brutality

Soldier Still

Junk Ensemble, in association with the MAC

Theatre & Dance

Date

17 October - 18 October 2017
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TORDRE©Patrick Imbert
A haunting hypnotic duet

TORDRE (WROUGHT)

Rachid Ouramdane

Theatre & Dance
UK & Ireland Premiere

Date

13 October - 14 October 2017
7:45pm
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wind resistance
Poignant Paean To the Peatbogs of Scotland

Wind Resistance

Karine Polwart

Theatre & Dance
Irish Premiere

Date

10 October - 11 October 2017
7:45pm
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