Reflecting a changing, exciting and culturally vibrant city (Lonely Planet’s Number One Destination to Visit 2018) and the continuing evolution of creative practice from around the world, Belfast International Arts Festival will take place 16 Oct – 3 Nov 2018 featuring artists and performers from home and abroad for a world class programme of theatre, performance art, visual art, dance and music.

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National Theatre Live

King Lear

Date
Sunday, 21 October 2018
6:00pm
Film
Repeal The 8th Jacket

Repeal the 8th – Repealed!

with Una Mullally, Mark O'Halloran, Lisa McInerney & Elaine Feeney
Date
Tuesday, 23 October 2018
7:30pm
Talks & Ideas
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Writers of Belfast

An exhibition by Neil Shawcross
Date
24 October - 1 November 2018
Time
10am - 5pm
Visual Arts
Embrace
Free
Raymond Christian Together Hippfest
Celebrating 50 Years of Queen’s Film Theatre

Together

Date
Friday, 26 October 2018
7:00pm
Film
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When Words Fail

A Life with Music, War & Peace
Date
Saturday, 27 October 2018
7:00pm
Talks & Ideas
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Enchanting, Curious & Heart-Warming

Handle With Care

Date
27 October - 28 October 2018
Time
1pm & 3pm
Special Events
Embrace
UK & Ireland Premiere
Free
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Northern Lights Mini-Fest

David Quigley

Date
Sunday, 28 October 2018
3:00pm
Music
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Amnesty International Presents

Out of Egypt

A conversation with Ibrahim Halawa and Darragh Mackin
Date
Monday, 29 October 2018
5:30pm
Talks & Ideas
Embrace
Free
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Folk and blues legend

Eric Bibb

Date
Tuesday, 30 October 2018
7:30pm
Music
Befunky Collage (11)
The John Hewitt Society

Birthday Reading

with Michael Longley & Paul Muldoon
Date
Wednesday, 31 October 2018
8:00pm
Talks & Ideas
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Iconic Hollywood Star Isabella Rossellini Presents

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Date
Wednesday, 31 October 2018
7:30pm
Theatre & Dance
Irish Premiere
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Satisfyingly Dark and Funny

Freak Show

Date
31 October - 3 November 2018
Time
8pm / Sat Matinee 3pm
Theatre & Dance
World Premiere