Crescent Arts Centre

2-4 University Road
Belfast     BT7 1NH

Phone: (028) 9024 2338

Crescent Arts Centre

The Crescent provides access to a variety of dance, music, creative writing and visual art / craft classes for all ages and abilities. The Crescent is also home to many live music performances, cutting-edge theatre productions and other events.

The Crescent Arts Centre is a community arts centre for the people of Belfast and beyond to access a variety of arts and cultural activities.

The Crescent Arts Centre offers opportunities for everyone to meet and be inspired by
a varied artistic programme of participatory events, performances and exhibitions.


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Founded: 1980
Parking: Street

Categories: Arts & Entertainment

Hours

Mon: 9:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tue: 9:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wed: 9:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thu: 9:30 am - 9:00 pm
Fri: 9:30 am - 9:00 pm
Sat: 9:30 am - 5:30 pm
Sun: 9:30 am - 5:30 pm



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Events

Closer

Closer
07:30 pm - 26 January 2018

At Crescent Arts Centre

The delicate work that won first prize at the 2nd Peter Rosser Composition Award lends its name to the title of this event, an event that brings the ensemble “closer”...

Talk by Nigel Boullier on his book, Handed Down

Talk by Nigel Boullier on his book, Handed Down
07:30 pm - 09 February 2018

At Crescent Arts Centre

Crescent Arts Centre £5 At the Door Nigel Boullier is the author of 'Handed Down: Country Fiddling and Dancing in East and Central Down'. It is an invaluable documentation...

Tin Whistle Workshop with Conor Lamb

Tin Whistle Workshop with Conor Lamb
01:30 am - 10 February 2018

At Crescent Arts Centre

Saturday, February 10th 1:30pm-5:30pm Crescent Arts Centre There will be short recital at 5:15 which is free and open to all. Upper Intermediate to Advanced Level...

Scottish Fiddle Workshop with Paul Anderson

Scottish Fiddle Workshop with Paul Anderson
01:30 am - 10 February 2018

At Crescent Arts Centre

This is a workshop for fiddlers and violinists exploring the traditions and techniques inherent in Scottish fiddle music. For upper-intermediate to advanced fiddlers...

Introduction to Crystals - One Day Workshop

Introduction to Crystals - One Day Workshop
10:00 am - 11 February 2018

At Crescent Arts Centre

The Introduction to Crystals from Seventh Heaven is a NEW workshop in Crescent Arts Centre, Belfast on Sunday 11th February 2018. Naturally attracted to wear a...

Tim McGarry. 15/02/18 Thirsty Thursdays Belfast. BYOB

Tim McGarry. 15/02/18 Thirsty Thursdays Belfast. BYOB
08:00 pm - 15 February 2018

At Crescent Arts Centre

Starting 2018 with one of them boys off the telly. Tim McGarry is taking time off his busy rehearsal schedule for the upcoming Hole in the Wall Gang tour to come...

A Brush With Nature - Contemporary Chinese Painting

A Brush With Nature - Contemporary Chinese Painting
10:00 am - 16 February 2018

At Crescent Arts Centre

About The Exhibition Chinese painting is one of the oldest continuous artistic traditions in the world. Traditional Chinese painting uses many of the same techniques...

How Science Got Women Wrong

How Science Got Women Wrong
01:00 pm - 16 February 2018

At Crescent Arts Centre

You may think science is perfectly objective, but in the study of people, it’s all too easy for bias and prejudice to creep in. For centuries, many scientists...

Solo Dance Workshops with Patrick O'Dea

Solo Dance Workshops with Patrick O'Dea
01:00 am - 17 February 2018

At Crescent Arts Centre

Crescent Arts Centre 1:00pm-3:00pm and 3:30-5:30 The great Patrick O'Dea is back to teach two old style solo dance workshops for us. Patrick teaches a form of solo...

Pat Coldrick - Classical Gas Tour

Pat Coldrick - Classical Gas Tour
08:00 pm - 17 February 2018

At Crescent Arts Centre

Join us as we welcome to The Crescent Irish Classical Guitarist and Composer Pat Coldrick. Pat has been described as ‘pushing the boundaries of classical guitar’...

James Phelan Presents Trickster

James Phelan Presents Trickster
08:00 pm - 22 February 2018

At Crescent Arts Centre

The Crescent is thrilled to welcome James Phelan as he presents Trickster. A unique magical prank show that is both jaw-dropping and laugh out loud funny. A night...

Luminous Soul with Open Arts Community Choir & Donal Scullion

Luminous Soul with Open Arts Community Choir & Donal Scullion
08:00 pm - 01 March 2018

At Crescent Arts Centre

The performance will include a selection of group dances, duets and solos, performed to live choral music from Open Arts Community Choir including a special guest...

Join Me In The Pines - Dave Geraghty Solo Performance

Join Me In The Pines - Dave Geraghty Solo Performance
08:30 pm - 02 March 2018

At Crescent Arts Centre

A Crescent BYO Event We are delighted to welcome to The Crescent this March, multi-instrumentalist and songwriter David Geraghty for a solo gig. Geraghty has...

International Women's Day Concert

International Women's Day Concert
07:30 pm - 08 March 2018

At Crescent Arts Centre

A concert celebrating some fantastic music that just happens to be composed by women! Featuring works by Harrison, Hong, Agnew, O'Leary, McKay, Ring and a world...

Music Box

Music Box
07:30 pm - 08 March 2018

At Crescent Arts Centre

Hard Rain conductor, Sinead Hayes, curates this concert to celebrate International Women’s Day. “This concert celebrates some outstanding contemporary solo...

Murder She Got Wrote Off St. Patrick's Day Special

Murder She Got Wrote Off St. Patrick's Day Special
08:30 pm - 15 March 2018

At Crescent Arts Centre

* * * SOLD OUT * * * A Crescent BYO event If you've ever been unemployed, or are studying a humanities degree, or perhaps you are sick, you've played Murder She...

St Jude's Ward 10

St Jude's Ward 10
07:30 pm - 23 March 2018

At Crescent Arts Centre

We are delighted to welcome to The Crescent this March Blaris Players. Based in Lisburn, the amateur drama group has had huge success since its inception in 2014....

Belfast Guitar Night Presents Adrian Nation

Belfast Guitar Night Presents Adrian Nation
08:00 pm - 27 March 2018

At Crescent Arts Centre

A Crescent BYO Event This March at The Crescent we bring to you the third installation of Belfast Guitar Night featuring Adrian Nation. Adrian Nation has been...

Di Fragili Incanti

Di Fragili Incanti
07:30 pm - 31 March 2018

At Crescent Arts Centre

This event takes its name from the delicate and intricately wrought closing work of the concert by Italian composer Simone Movio, a recipient of the highly prestigious...

Ronnie Greer Blues Band With Special Guest Ken Haddock

Ronnie Greer Blues Band With Special Guest Ken Haddock
08:30 pm - 07 April 2018

At Crescent Arts Centre

A Crescent BYO Event This April we are delighted to welcome to The Crescent, Blues guitar legend Ronnie Greer! Ronnie has been a central figure in the Irish blues...

Daoirí Farrell

Daoirí Farrell
08:00 pm - 14 April 2018

At Crescent Arts Centre

A Crescent BYO Event A former electrician, who decided to change profession after seeing Christy Moore perform on Irish TV, we are thrilled to welcome back to...

Murder - Just What The Doctor Ordered

Murder - Just What The Doctor Ordered
08:00 pm - 26 April 2018

At Crescent Arts Centre

We are delighted to welcome back to The Crescent, Isosceles Theatre Company as they present Murder, Just What The Doctor Ordered. In Edinburgh Between 1827 and...

Involute

Involute
07:30 pm - 12 May 2018

At Crescent Arts Centre

Duos, trios and quartets are unusually absent from this event, which instead focuses on pieces for the full ensemble contrasted with solo works. However, the cello...

Ronnie Greer’s Almost Big Band

Ronnie Greer’s Almost Big Band
08:30 pm - 26 May 2018

At Crescent Arts Centre

A Crescent BYO Event The Crescent is thrilled to welcome to the stage Ronnie Greer's Almost Big Band. The Blues guitar legend brings with him, his all star blues...

Eva Cassidy: The Story

Eva Cassidy: The Story
08:30 pm - 20 June 2018

At Crescent Arts Centre

A Crescent BYO Event Join us this June at The Crescent for a portrayal of the life of Eva Cassidy through video, voice and song. Eva Cassidy is an icon of acoustic...

Simon & Garfunkel: Through The Years

Simon & Garfunkel: Through The Years
08:30 pm - 28 June 2018

At Crescent Arts Centre

A Crescent BYO Event This June, The Crescent is delighted to bring you a unique concert, which celebrates the unforgettable music of Simon & Garfunkel: Through...

Past Events

Beyond the Beyonds: Film Premiere

Beyond the Beyonds: Film Premiere
07:30 pm - 18 January 2018

At Crescent Arts Centre

This January, The Crescent Gallery is delighted to host a new exhibition that features recent work by the internationally renowned artist John Kingerlee. The exhibition...

Rowan Leslie with Graeme Armstrong

Rowan Leslie with Graeme Armstrong
08:00 pm - 13 January 2018

At Crescent Arts Centre

A Crescent BYO Event We are delighted to welcome to The Crescent, County Antrim fiddle player and composer Rowan Leslie. Rowan plays a blend of traditional and...

Purely Poetry open mic night

Purely Poetry open mic night
08:30 pm - 12 January 2018

At Crescent Arts Centre

January's Purely Poetry open mic will be on Friday 12th due to Crescent Arts Centre' holidays - they work hard and deserve an extended break! Purely Poetry welcome...

Awake The Mind - Chakra Meditation Course

Awake The Mind - Chakra Meditation Course
07:00 pm - 12 January 2018

At Crescent Arts Centre

This 8 Week Meditation Course with Seventh Heaven in Belfast starts from Friday 12th January to 9th March. WHY CHARKA MEDITATION? Working on the 7 chakras of the...

Beyond The Beyonds: Work By John Kingerlee

Beyond The Beyonds: Work By John Kingerlee
10:00 am - 12 January 2018

At Crescent Arts Centre

The Crescent is delighted to present a new exhibition featuring recent paintings and prints by 81 year old International renowned artist, John Kingerlee. The exhibition...

Male Minds Matter - 8 Week Meditation Programme for Men

Male Minds Matter - 8 Week Meditation Programme for Men
06:15 pm - 11 January 2018

At Crescent Arts Centre

The pressures of modern life have led to increased levels of stress, anxiety and depression, particularly in men, yet they are far less likely to use the powerful...

Opening Night: Beyond the Beyonds - Work by John Kingerlee

Opening Night: Beyond the Beyonds - Work by John Kingerlee
06:00 pm - 11 January 2018

At Crescent Arts Centre

Join us for the opening of our latest exhibition Beyond the Beyonds. An exhibition of recent paintings and prints by 81 year old International renowned artist, John...

New Intake - Monday Adult Intro to Acting

New Intake - Monday Adult Intro to Acting
06:00 pm - 08 January 2018

At Crescent Arts Centre

a great place to start... You've wanted to pluck up the courage to go to Acting Class? Dip your toe in the water? Maybe you've trained as an actor but life got...

Ian Wilson - Massive Perturber

Ian Wilson - Massive Perturber
07:30 pm - 06 January 2018

At Crescent Arts Centre

We are delighted to welcome back to the Crescent Belfast-born composer and performer Ian Wilson to give the exclusive, first performance of two of his recent major...

Fine & Dandy 2nd Christmas Market

Fine & Dandy 2nd Christmas Market
11:30 am - 17 December 2017

At Crescent Arts Centre

Join us as we celebrate our last MARKET of 2017 You will be greeted with non alcoholic mulled wine and festive treats! Over 30 amazing exhibitors, selling their...

Shine AJDC 2nd Annual Showcase

Shine AJDC 2nd Annual Showcase
07:00 pm - 14 December 2017

At Crescent Arts Centre

Our annual dance show 'Shine|2' is confirmed for Thursday 14th December at the amazing venue The Cube in the Crescent Arts Centre. If you thought last years show...

Shh! We Have a Plan | Cahoots NI

Shh! We Have a Plan | Cahoots NI
10:30 pm - 13 December 2017

At Crescent Arts Centre

Based on the hugely popular Chris Haughton book of the same title, published by Walker Books, this funny, engaging and poignant tale follows the journey of three...

Home for Christmas with Niall O'Sullivan & Guests

Home for Christmas with Niall O'Sullivan & Guests
08:30 pm - 09 December 2017

At Crescent Arts Centre

A Crescent BYO Event Celebrate this holiday season in the company of Ireland’s foremost trumpeter Niall O'Sullivan - Trumpet. Following their sell out performance...

Launch: Jean Bleakney's No Remedy

Launch: Jean Bleakney's No Remedy
07:30 pm - 07 December 2017

At Crescent Arts Centre

"No Remedy finds Jean Bleakney preoccupied with loss. Even her trademark landscapes and flowers are coloured by it. She remains attentive to the fizz of language;...

QUB Big Band Christmas Concert

QUB Big Band Christmas Concert
07:30 pm - 06 December 2017

At Crescent Arts Centre

Directed by Stephen Barnett This popular winter event is given by local jazz specialists QUB Big Band. The concert will feature an array of local soloists, offering...

Fabio Lepore Jazz Quintet

Fabio Lepore Jazz Quintet
08:00 pm - 04 December 2017

At Crescent Arts Centre

Join us for a night of Jazz as we welcome to the stage the Fabio Lepore Italian Jazz Quintet. Fabio Lepore is one of Italy’s top jazz vocalists. With a tremendous...

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