7 things to do in Belfast this week

It’s our new thing for 2017; Our top picks for things to do in the city this week.


The Out to Lunch Festival starts this Friday 6th Jan. The biggest ever festival is jam packed with events for its 3 week run. The first festival in NI’s packed cultural calendar runs from 6-29 January, offering audiences a chance to blow off the Christmas cobwebs, banish new year blues and feast on an array of culinary and cultural delights.

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There’s still time to catch the last few days of the best panto of them all, Cinderella at the Grand Opera House starting Gareth Gates and the legend that is May McFettridge.

Read our review

Limited tickets available at www.goh.co.uk/cinderella


Set your New Year off to the best possible start with all your favourite light classical pieces, such as Blue Danube Waltz and the Thunder and Lightning Polka with the Ulster Orchestra at the Waterfront. 

Waterfront Hall, Fri 6 Jan

Tickets available at www.waterfront.co.uk


This Bowie tribute act will take you on a journey through 6 decades of hits. Rebel Rebel play a costumed show of Bowie’s greatest hits and key album tracks from ‘Space Oddity’ to ‘Where Are We Now’

The Limelight, Saturday 7th Jan

Tickets available at www.bit.ly/belfasttimestickets


Coming to the Europa Hotel on Fri 6th – Sat 7th January this Take That tribute act are sure to take you on a journey of hits from the early 90’s right until 2016.

Europa Hotel, Fri 6 & Sat 7 Jan

Tickets available at www.bit.ly/belfasttimestickets


This seasonal comedy at the Lyric Theatre looks for answers to some big questions: why didn’t Joseph book a room in advance – didn’t he know the place would be packed for Christmas? Who looked after the sheep while the shepherds were wetting the baby’s head? Would the wise men not have been wiser to club together and buy the kid a high-chair? What did the donkey see and why was he looking? 

Runs until 14 Jan

Tickets available at lyrictheatre.co.uk

Flash Harry – The Magic of Queen

Flash Harry have been celebrating the music of Queen all over Ireland and the UK for more than 20 years. Flash Harry brings a show that embraces the very essence of live music, talent, energy, enthusiasm, passion and pure showmanship. Audiences will see the band rocking out Queen’s greatest hits from ‘Radio Gaga’, ‘We Are the Champions’, to ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ and everything in between. 

Crumlin Road Gaol, Fri 6 & Sat 7 Jan.

Tickets available

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