Review: Alison Moyet, Ulster Hall

Alison Moyet, Ulster Hall 29 October 2017 It doesn’t happen often, but when artist, music, venue and set come together in perfect harmony leaving me an emotional mess, well something magical has happened. Finding my music groove in the early 80’s I inevitably heard some of the best pop music through my midnight listening marathons […]

Opening night Gala Concert of the Ulster Orchestra 2017/18 Season

The Ulster Orchestra 2017/18 Season has a special start as part of Culture Night Belfast on Friday 22nd September. Find out our top 10 picks of the new season To celebrate, they are giving away 5 pairs of tickets, to their opening Gala Concert: A Carnival of Rhythm! Joined by special guest Sir James Galway, […]

Top 10 performances by the Ulster Orchestra for the 2017/18 Season #UOLetsPlay

This 2017/18 Season by the Ulster Orchestra promises to awe and astound concert goers, with an action-packed season full of Mozart, Pops Concerts & Festive Treats!!!   Here are the Ulster Orchestra’s top TEN picks for this coming 2017/18 Season! Opening ConcertGala Concert: A Carnival of Rhythm BELFAST WATERFRONTFRIDAY 22 SEPTEMBER 2017, 7.45pm – 9.45pm£10 […]

Lukas Graham at Ulster Hall

LUKAS GRAHAM will play the Ulster Hall on Sunday 26 February 2017. Lukas Graham’s highly-anticipated self-titled debut album topped the charts in Ireland at the end of March 2016 with a #5 debut. The band are bringing their show to Dublin’s Olympia Theatre February 25th and Belfast’s Ulster Hall on February 26th. Born and raised […]

Twilight Market, Good Food Show and a year of Food and Drink

The return of the St George’s Twilight Market, a BBC Good Food Show and a year of Food and Drink. It looks set to be another great year in NI. Last night I had the great pleasure to attend the NI Tourist Board New Year Banquet in the Ulster Hall. The event kicked off the […]

Comedy at the Waterfront Hall and Ulster Hall in 2015

What’s on during the Comedy Club 2015 season at the Waterfront Hall and Ulster Hall? Milton Jones and The Temple of Daft Waterfront Hall – 6 March 2015 Yes, him with the loud shirts and messed up hair from Mock the Week, Live at the Apollo, Michael McIntyre’s Roadshow and multiple series on Radio 4. An evening […]

Tea Dance at the Ulster Hall

Thompson’s Family Teas, the family behind Punjana, Northern Ireland’s favourite cup of tea has teamed up with Belfast City Council and the Ulster Hall for a series of tea dances on 3rd and 4th December. Over the last few years, the Ulster Hall has showcased an evening retro tea dance. This year’s Punjana Retro Tea […]

Bigger venue for FREE @vanmorrison gig!!

Van Morrison’s planned concert on 15 November to mark his Freedom of the City award by Belfast City Council has been moved from the Ulster Hall to Belfast Waterfront. Lord Mayor Councillor Máirtín Ó Muilleoir said that interest in the gig had been overwhelming and the original plan to hold it in the Ulster Hall, […]

Jo Nesbo at the Ulster Hall

Belfast bookseller finally collars Scandinavian Crime Writing Giant Jo Nesbo’s long-awaited first visit to Belfast is the result of one man’s dogged pursuit of the Scandinavian Crime Writing giant. David Torrans of No Alibis Bookstore has been hunting his illustrious Norwegian prey for five long years and has finally got his man. Now Nesbo, creator […]

15 minutes

15 Minutes, a miniature festival of theatre brings a diverse mix of young and established theatre companies across Ireland, from dance to drama, to the stage over two nights in the Ulster Hall, Tuesday June 4 & Wednesday June 5 at 8pm. Bite size with big impact, this promises to be a theatrical highlight of […]

April concerts

Concerts in Belfast sell out so quickly these days, especially for the big acts. This month already sold out are Olly Murs, Ellie Goulding and Matt Cardle, but you can still get tickets for a lot of other great shows on in the City. Starting with the Vaccines this Wednesday in the Ulster Hall. Here […]

Celebrating the Chinese New Year

This coming weekend sees the start of a massive 15-day celebration to welcome the Chinese New Year and the Year of the Snake. The celebration, starting on February10th, will be the biggest ever staged in Northern Ireland. The celebrations officially begin at a huge family event, hosted by the Chinese Welfare Association NI, in partnership […]

Your paintings

Three of Belfast’s most iconic buildings are to host a special evening of art this month as part of a joint project with the BBC. The ‘Your Paintings’ events will see City Hall, Ulster Hall and the Belfast Waterfront exhibit paintings from artists including Sir John Lavery and Neil Shawcross. The project is aimed at […]

Paloma Faith in Belfast

On Sunday night, Belfast had the pleasure of hosting the first date of the Paloma Faith tour at the historic Ulster Hall. The night started off with a minor hiccup as the support act Josephine was stranded in Gatwick Airport thanks to a bit of snow. She’s playing in the Limelight in April, so if […]

Chatting with Karen Matheson

Described by Sean Connery as having ‘a throat surely touched by the hand of God’ and Billboard magazine have named her ‘the finest Gaelic singer alive today’, so it was a great honour to be invitied to have a quick chat with Karen Matheson ahead of her Burns Night concerts in Belfast and Derry/Londonderry. The […]