The Crescent is a hub for Festivals and a platform for showcasing talent, ideas and conversations. We have a range of in-person events and online events which are listed below.



Family

Create your own Drawings & Stories led by Fighting Words NI

Friday 10 June 2022

Exhibition

SAME/Difference: Exhibition Launch

Friday 10 June 2022

Non-Fiction

A. C. Grayling: Technology, Climate, Justice & Rights

Friday 10 June 2022

Fiction

Writing Belfast with Lucy Caldwell, Nandi Jola & Padraig Reagan

Friday 10 June 2022

Poetry

Performance: Illustrate, Ornament, Pattern - Lila Matsumoto with Shannon Kuta Kelly

Friday 10 June 2022

Family

BBF22: Create your own Drawings & Stories led by Fighting Words NI

Saturday 11 June 2022

Illustration

Draw Off

Saturday 11 June 2022

Family

BBF22: Storytelling & Illustration Workshop

Saturday 11 June 2022

Poetry

Passages: Three Poets Navigate Unease

Saturday 11 June 2022

Poetry

Romanian Poetry in Transition

Saturday 11 June 2022

Fiction

Truth Be Told: Sue Divin in Conversation with Mícheál McCann

Saturday 11 June 2022

Panel Discussion

Across Language: Translation & Opportunity

Saturday 11 June 2022

Fiction

These Days: Lucy Caldwell in conversation with Willam Crawley

Saturday 11 June 2022

Performance

Nel Ventre by Sergio Claudio Perroni. Performed by Stefano Panzeri

Saturday 11 June 2022

Music & Words

Storytelling: Lyrics & the Spoken Word with Stephen James Smith & Kwame Daniels

Saturday 11 June 2022

Poetry

Tainted Pastoral: Poets Figuring City

Saturday 11 June 2022

Family

BBF22: Create your own Drawings & Stories led by Fighting Words NI

Sunday 12 June 2022

Family

BBF22: Storytelling & Illustration Workshop

Sunday 12 June 2022

Non-Fiction

Lucy Caldwell's Patrons Pick: Writing Motherhood

Sunday 12 June 2022

Non-Fiction

Queer as Books: Gay’s The Word

Sunday 12 June 2022

Non-Fiction

Sara Baume in conversation with Cristín Leach

Sunday 12 June 2022

Panel Discussion

Own Voices: Our Stories, Our Words

Sunday 12 June 2022

Non-Fiction

Patrick Radden Keefe

Sunday 12 June 2022

Poetry

Poetry Slam

Sunday 12 June 2022

Family

Rhythm & Rhyme - Libraries NI

Monday 13 June 2022

Film Screening

BIND Screening: Drop In

Monday 13 June 2022

Development

Drop-In Session with Irish Writers Centre

Monday 13 June 2022

Development

Writing as a Career in Northern Ireland

Monday 13 June 2022

Award

Award Presentation: Mairtín Crawford Award for Short Story 2022

Monday 13 June 2022

Fiction

Lucie McKnight Hardy & Jan Carson in conversation

Monday 13 June 2022
Drop-in

Development

Society of Authors: Drop-in session

Tuesday 14 June 2022

Development

BBC Writersroom: Drop-in session

Tuesday 14 June 2022

Poetry

Gathering in a Field: About Poetry Anthologies

Tuesday 14 June 2022

Lifestyle

Harrison Gardner: Build your Own

Tuesday 14 June 2022

Poetry

Award Presentation: Mairtín Crawford Award for Poetry 2022

Tuesday 14 June 2022

Poetry

The Lifeboat presents Queering the Green

Tuesday 14 June 2022

Fiction

Ian Rankin

Tuesday 14 June 2022

Fiction

Louise Kennedy in conversion on her novel Trespasses

Tuesday 14 June 2022

Film Screening

Padraic Fiacc: Poet in Belfast

Tuesday 14 June 2022

Family

Rhythm & Rhyme - Libraries NI

Wednesday 15 June 2022

Poetry

Rosamund Taylor & Annemarie Ni Churreian with Joelle Taylor

Wednesday 15 June 2022

Poetry

Text as Material: Literary Collage with Sophie Herxheimer & Christodoulos Makris

Wednesday 15 June 2022

Film Screening

I've Been Trying to Tell You - Film screening

Wednesday 15 June 2022

Development

Write It All Down: Cathy Rentzenbrink in conversation

Wednesday 15 June 2022

Poetry

Joelle Taylor: Readings and Conversations

Wednesday 15 June 2022

Book Launch

Open Arts Book Launch

Thursday 16 June 2022

Development

The Role of the Critic

Thursday 16 June 2022

Non-Fiction

Dublin Book Festival presents Stand Up, Speak Out

Thursday 16 June 2022

Non-Fiction

Flying Home: The World of Swifts - Sarah Gibson & Mary Montague

Thursday 16 June 2022

Fiction

New Novels: Michelle Gallen & Olivia Fitzsimons

Thursday 16 June 2022

Non-Fiction

Bob Stanley in conversation with Wendy Erskine

Thursday 16 June 2022

Poetry

Text as Material: Appropriated Texts

Thursday 16 June 2022

Book Launch

Jill Rose Jacobs: Book Launch & Masterclass

Thursday 16 June 2022

Fiction

Breaking Point: Edel Coffey in conversation with Tara Mills

Thursday 16 June 2022

Family

Rhythm & Rhyme - Libraries NI

Friday 17 June 2022

Film Screening

BIND Screening: Drop In

Friday 17 June 2022

Fiction

Sisters In Crime

Friday 17 June 2022

Fiction

Translink’s Novel Journeys: David Park & Bernie McGill

Friday 17 June 2022

Poetry

The Lifeboat presents Paul Muldoon & Susannah Dickey - Pamphlet Launch

Friday 17 June 2022

Lifestyle

Serena Terry aka @Mammy Banter

Friday 17 June 2022

Non-Fiction

Sanctuary: There Must be Somewhere

Saturday 18 June 2022

Non-Fiction

Critic and Creator: Patricia Craig in Conversation with Chris Agee

Saturday 18 June 2022

Poetry

Paul Muldoon: Patrons Picks

Saturday 18 June 2022

Non-Fiction

Book Club: Paul Stafford in conversation with Marie Louise Muir

Saturday 18 June 2022

Filmpoem

Filmpoem: Translating / City

Saturday 18 June 2022

Non-Fiction

SAME/Difference: Reading Event

Sunday 19 June 2022

Poetry

Bebe Ashley Confetti

Sunday 19 June 2022

Non-Fiction

Generations on the Same Page

Sunday 19 June 2022

Reading

The Crescent’s Writers Read

Sunday 19 June 2022

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