Each year, the festival is delighted to work with a various venues across the city. Our venue partners this year include:

Northern Ireland War Memorial Museum

Situated in the heart of the Cathedral Quarter, the War Memorial is an Accredited Museum which is a 'must see' for anybody with an interest in Northern Ireland's role in the two world wars.

Strand Arts Centre

An independent four-screen, art deco design cinema in East Belfast. It is one of the two remaining independent cinemas in Belfast and each week offers film screenings, live theatre and music events.

Books, Paper, Scissors

An Indie bookshop in Belfast which is small but perfectly formed.

Windsor Park

The home of Northern Ireland's football team and notable club side, Linfield FC's league and cup games and which offers a truly unique experience.

The Black Box

A popular arts and entertainment venue located in the heart of the Cathedral Quarter, 'a home for live music, theatre, literature, comedy, film, visual art, live art, circus, cabaret and all points in between'.

Waterstones, Belfast

Tucked away in Fountain Street in the city centre, Waterstones Belfast provides an unparalleled range of books and gifts to the local community and offers a unique shopping experience for visitors to Belfast.

Hillmont Garden Centre

A leading garden centre in Northern Ireland with large greenhouse area full of plants and flowers, plus garden furniture, BBQs and cafe.

Linen Hall Library

A truly unique institution located in the city centre, the Linen Hall LIbrary is the oldest library in Belfast and the last subscribing library in Northern Ireland.

Ulster Museum

A world to captivate the curious, the Ulster Museum offers something for art lovers, history buffs, excited children, and the curious. Our collections take you across Ireland and to all corners of the globe.

Ormeau Baths

A co-working space and tech community based out of an historic former bath house in the heart of Belfast. The entrepreneurial campus helps the brightest and best indigenous tech start-ups gain access to new networks, funding and expertise and to give them the tools to flourish in global markets.

Malone Lodge Hotel

A chic Victorian town-house hotel set in the quiet, tree lined avenues of the Queens University Quarter and located off the exclusive Malone Road & fashionable Lisburn Road.

Palm House Belfast

Located in Botanic Gardens, the Palm House contains a range of tropical plants, hanging baskets and seasonal displays and is one of the earliest examples of a glasshouse made from curved iron and glass.

Tropical Ravine

Located in Botanic Gardens, the Tropical Ravine contains some of the oldest seed plants around today, as well as banana, cinnamon, bromeliad and orchid plants. It was built in 1889 by the park's head gardener.

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