Totally Tourists: What it’s like to cruise into Belfast 

Check out for travel news to, from and in Northern Ireland. Here’s all the biz from a recent cruise. The Caribbean Princess is a regular visitor to Belfast Harbour this year and as a special treat from Princess Cruises we joined this big ship at the start of a UK tour. We boarded […]

14 things you should know about the Titanic Maritime Festival this weekend 

Belfast City Council’s free Titanic Maritime Festival takes place at Queen’s Quay and Titanic Quarter this weekend, Friday 16 – Sunday 18 June. What you need to know:  The festival runs from Friday from 2pm – 7pm, Saturday and Sunday from 11am – 6pm  The Q Radio roadshow will be broadcasting live from the festival  […]

6 facts about the NEW Hotel Chocolat cafe in Belfast 

Hotel Chocolat opened its doors opposite Belfast City Hall a couple of weeks ago and we have sourced some facts about the continued expansion of the Hotel Chocolat brand. The new Belfast opening is their first café in Ireland. They are offering a unique coffee blend exclusive to Hotel Chocolat. The site beside/under the Linenhall […]

7 things to expect at The Grand Opera House Family Festival 

The Grand Opera House has announced details of its first ever Family Festival which runs from Tuesday 4 to Thursday 6 July 2017.   The fun-filled Festival is packed with a range of activities guaranteed to entertain, engage, educate and inspire all ages.  What to expect:  Daily guided tours tell the colourful history of Northern […]

10 great things to do at Belfast Mela this year

Belfast Mela will bring a world of colour and cultural diversity to Botanic Gardens in Belfast on Sunday 27th August. U105’s Carolyn Stewart will be hosting the event alongside Marc Mallet from UTV.    Check out our list of 10 great things to do at this year’s festival. 1. An Evening of Qawwali Music Kick […]

Power of Video conference final lineup and exciting Belfast Times news!

This year’s final speaker line-up for the Power of Video Conference on 26th May was revealed via a live art installation by local street artist Dean Kane of Visual Waste. We were there broadcasting a live feed on Facebook which you can watch here : During the art installation, festival organisers announced a reduction in […]