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Safari in the City - Wildflower Identification

Saturday 20 July
Black Mountain

Brush up your botanical know-how with Wild Belfast’s nature safari.

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Here’s One I Made Earlier

Every Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday - July
CastleCourt Shopping Centre, Unit 40 (1st Floor)

Come along for a weekly series of casual, free boatbuilding workshops that are open to everyone – whatever your age, skill level or interest!

Show Some Love Green House

Now open
171-175 Victoria St

A new city centre space with collaborative artist studio, sustainable fashion hub, creative shared space, and inclusive community workshop and events venue.

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Water Works - Boatcha Kucha

Thursday 4 July, 7pm to 9pm
The American Bar

Boatcha Kucha has the same simple, quick-fire format as the name of the presentation style that we ripped off – presenters show 20 images, each for 20 seconds. That means just 6 minutes and 40 seconds of showboating per person.

Safari in the City - Wildflower Identification

Saturday 6 July, 10.30am to 12.30pm
Sir Thomas and Lady Dixon Park

Brush up your botanical know-how with Wild Belfast’s nature safari.

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Water Works - Speeeed Boaaaats

Sunday 7 July, 12pm to 3pm
2 Royal Avenue

Water Works have around 2,500 boats. But they need your help to get to 10,000! They're holding a marathon making session in 2 Royal Avenue on Sunday 7 July from 12pm - 2pm to help you get your boat on!

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Water Works - Boatbuilding at St. George's Market

Saturday 13 July, 1pm to 3pm

The first of six boatbuilding workshops in this vibrant local landmark. Join Water Works on Saturdays and Sunday from 1pm - 3pm to get your boat on.

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Water Works - Boatbuilding at St. George's Market

Sunday 14 July, 1pm to 3pm

The second of six boatbuilding workshops in this vibrant local landmark. Join Water Works on Saturdays and Sunday from 1pm - 3pm to get your boat on.

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Water Works - Boatbuilding at St. George's Market

Saturday 20 July, 1pm to 3pm

The third of six boatbuilding workshops in this vibrant local landmark. Join Water Works on Saturdays and Sunday from 1pm - 3pm to get your boat on.

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Are you visiting Belfast?

For more information on planning a trip to Belfast including recommendations on accommodation, getting around the city, things to do during your visit, where to eat and drink and more, check out Visit Belfast.

Visit Belfast

What else is on

Alongside Belfast 2024, there are a host of fantastic events taking place right across the city for audiences of all ages to enjoy.

Below are some upcoming highlights:

Belfast Orangefest

There will be inclusive family-friendly activities for spectators at the annual Twelfth of July celebrations.

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St. George's Market

For the best in live music, local arts and crafts, jewellery, artisan food and much more - there's nowhere like it!

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Belfast Photo Festival

Date: Saturday 1 to Sunday 30 June 2024

Launched in 2011, this now annual photographic event has been described as one of the "best photography festivals in the world".

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Belfast Pride 2024

Date: Friday 19 to Sunday 28 July 2024

The Belfast Pride Parade is the main event in the LGBTQIA+ calendar, a major city event and the biggest cross community parade in Belfast.

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Sound of Belfast Festival

Date: Thursday 7 to Sunday 17 November 2024

The tenth anniversary of the Sound of Belfast - an annual celebration of our city's rich musical heritage and the talent it continues to nurture.

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18th Outburst Queer Arts Festival

Date: Friday 15 to Saturday 23 November 2024

This award-winning festival showcases the best in new queer performance, music, theatre, literature, film and much more.

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