audience

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.

What You Missed

War Beyond Words
Languages of Remembrance

War Beyond Words

Professor Jay Winter, Yale
Date
Thursday, 19 October 2017
7:00pm
Poppies
first world war women
Panel Discussion

Women at Work

Date
Saturday, 14 October 2017
4:00pm
Talks & Ideas
Bernie McGill
Murder and Mystery on Rathlin

The Watch House

Bernie McGill in Conversation with Jan Carson
Date
Tuesday, 17 October 2017
6:00pm
Talks & Ideas
Performers
Post Interval Discussion After Celui Qui Tombe

Brexit Stage Right…

Date
Thursday, 19 October 2017
9:00pm
Special Events
Free
poppies
Legacies of the Great War

Why the First World War Failed to End

Prof. Robert Gerwarth / Dr. Marie Coleman / Dr. Margaret O’Callaghan Hosted by Ronan McGreevy
Date
Friday, 27 October 2017
7:00pm
Poppies
Free
Valery Gergiev
Mariinsky Theatre Trust (UK)

Mariinsky Orchestra

Conductor: Valery Gergiev
Date
Wednesday, 11 October 2017
7:30pm
Classical
UK & Ireland Premiere
Strike
Sergei M. Eisenstein: The Language of Cinema

Strike

Date
Thursday, 12 October 2017
6:20pm
Film
More Info Strike
Too Late
John Hewitt Birthday Reading
The John Hewitt Society

John Hewitt Birthday Reading

Sasha Dugdale, Vona Groarke and Stephen Sexton
Date
Wednesday, 25 October 2017
8:00pm
Talks & Ideas
paul carrack
Soul Sensation

Paul Carrack

With Support from Triona
Date
Saturday, 21 October 2017
8:00pm
Music