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Thursday, April 25, 2019

It’s a marvellous time for a Moondance Festival!

Appalachian bluegrass, Argentinian Tango, a street Ceilidh, and a pop-up orchestra of refugees and asylum seekers - just some of the highlights of Moondance Roots Festival at Bank Square...

Call goes out for people of Folktown to share memories

An appeal has gone out to former residents and traders from one of Belfast’s most colourful areas to take part in an oral history project to record their memories. The...

Three days of craic at Folktown Storytelling Festival

Folktown Market is holding a Storytelling Festival from Thursday to Saturday this week with some of Northern Ireland's top bards, poets and storytellers taking part  to help revive this...

Ballyhackamore Market Expands for Christmas!

The Ballyhackamore Market will be transformed for Christmas with stalls piled high with a huge variety of products exclusively from Northern Ireland artisan producers. For Christmas the market will move...

Belfast man, Joby Fox to form team of volunteers to save lives in Lesbos

‘A War Without Bombs’ Joby appeals for volunteers to help out in crisis-hit Lesbos A Belfast man who spent two weeks in Lesbos saving desperate Syrian refugees has returned...

Hidden History Tour uncovers folk of Folktown

Best-selling author and historian Raymond O’Regan is hosting a ‘Hidden Folktown’ tour on Thursday as part of the Heritage Celebrations project, which is shining a light on the folk who...

A river runs through it: new artwork explores the history of ‘Folktown’

A symbolic new piece of public art which flows into one of Belfast most historic areas was unveiled today, taking people back to the city’s rich and colourful past. The...

Heritage Celebrations to reveal the folk of Folktown Market

Folktown Market today launched its major Heritage Celebrations project, which will shine a light on the folk who lived and worked in one of Belfast city centre’s oldest areas. The...

Traditional blacksmithing demonstration at Folktown Market

Thursday 14th October at 12pm Traditional Blacksmithing demonstration at Folktown Market with Patrick Strahan showing the ancient skill of twisting iron into shapes.. Some participants will get a chance to...

Autumnal nights out in Belfast

Summer feels like it is well and truly over now, but that doesn’t mean the end of things to do and festivals to go to in Belfast. There’s plenty...

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