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Belfast 2024

The Bank of Ideas Voting Day

The Bank of Ideas is a new initiative by Belfast 2024 that enables the people of Belfast to propose and collectively decide on creative projects for our city.

It’s time to cast your votes and choose what you want to fund in your area! Come on down to the Voting Day on 2 June in Belfast City Hall, any time from 2pm - 5pm

There'll be be circus workshops, drawing stations, mini boat-making, music from buskers, a roving performance from the Belfast Ukelele Jam and, of course, a Bank Manager and chocolate coins!.

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The Programme

Our ambitious programme will give people the opportunity to celebrate our city in new and exciting ways. Together we want to imagine, dream and invent; to speculate and investigate; to learn and experiment; to imagine a new future, new spaces, a new balance with nature, new stories and new experiences.

Midsummer at the Lyric

by Lyric Theatre

Come experience the Lyric Theatre like you’ve never seen before! Set to illuminate the banks of the River Lagan with an extraordinary festival in July 2024. Midsummer at the Lyric will be a collaborative spectacle igniting the Lyric’s outdoor space along the River Lagan; creating a magical and mythical space for play, theatre and music.

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Nobodaddy

An Droichead and Michael Keegan Dolan

Mar chuid den chlár Béal Feirste 2024, cruthóidh An Droichead agus Teaċ Daṁsa píosa amharclannaíochta ildisciplíneach úr faoi stiúir Michael Keegan Dolan.

An Droichead will create a new multi-disciplinary piece of dance theatre along with Teaċ Daṁsa, led by Michael Keegan Dolan.

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Bank of Ideas

The Bank of Ideas is a new initiative by Belfast 2024 that enables the people of Belfast to propose and collectively decide on creative projects for our city.

Now it’s time to cast your votes and choose what you want to fund in your area! Come on down to the Voting Day in Belfast City Hall, any time from 2pm - 5pm.

More info

ROOTS

by Eileen McClory, Off The Rails Dance Company and Black Mountain Shared Space

ROOTS created by choreographer Eileen McClory with a dynamic collective of artists and expert gardeners will transform an interactive community garden, creating space to grow, dance, and dream. – Join us on the mountain in this new shared space -Culminating in live performances amid the flourishing Garden in August, and an immersive audio trail installation at Black Mountain Shared Space.

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21 May 2024

Midsummer dreams by the banks of the River Lagan

The Lyric Theatre Belfast has revealed exciting plans for their forthcoming Midsummer at the Lyric Festival as part of Belfast City Council’s Belfast 2024.

From Thurs 4 July - Sun 7 July 2024, the banks of the River Lagan will be transformed into a magical place with faeries, comedy and mischief including a first time outdoor theatre space for the festival's centrepiece, an adaptation of Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream.

Plus a range of inclusive, accessible community-led artistic collaborations including a community celebration on Sun 30 June.

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