Not only do you have a last chance to the amazingly hilarious Fly Me To The Moon this weekend, but Belsonic continues all the way through the week!

1. Fly Me To The Moon

The Lyric Theatre 

Continues until Sat 22 Aug

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With shows running Tuesday – Saturday at 7.45 pm or the matinee option of the Saturday 2.30 pm showing, you would be crazy not to jump at this last chance to see the hilarious double-act featuring Tara Lynne O Neil and Katie Tumelty, bring Marie Jone’s play to life.

The pair play Francis and Loretta- two community care visitors. Davy, one of their elderly charges, has had a significant win on the horses, but he doesn’t know. When the cash-strapped women learn that Davy will not be around for a considerable time they are faced with a mouth-watering dilemma.

2. Belsonic

Custom House Sq

Paloma Faith – Thurs 20

Stereophonics – Fri 21

Above & Beyond – Sat 22

Hozier – Mon 24

Bastille – Tues 25

All Time Low – Wed 26

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With the likes of Stereophonics supported by Irish quartet The Coronas who recently sold out Dublin’s 3Arena, this looks set to be an amazing line-up.

Paloma Faith never fails to hit the right note, whilst the likes of Bastille and All Time Low always put on an amazing show.

3. Dancing Shoes – The George Best Story

Grand Opera House

19 Aug – 29 Aug, £16.50 – £32.5

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Dancing Shoes – The George Best Story, tells of the turbulent and colourful life of one of the greatest footballers the world has ever seen. From his childhood days kicking a tennis ball against a gable wall on the Cregagh estate to a life of fame, fortune & controversy, this story has it all.

Combining the talents of two of Northern Ireland’s most popular playwrights with the superb songwriting talents of Glasgow’s JJ Gilmour and Belfast’s Pat Gribben, Dancing Shoes is packed with great characters, beautiful songs and trademark Belfast humour.

4. Eastside Arts Festival

19 Aug – 31 Aug

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EastSide Arts Festival is an annual festival showcasing the talent of East Belfast as it serves up a sizzling 12-day feast of events. Locations across the EastSide, and beyond, will help to unpack a festival picnic featuring 78 events and 33 free events across music, comedy, movies, theatre, talks, workshops, exhibitions, poetry, events for the young and old, community events and heritage tours.

5. Fargo

Fri 21 and Thurs 27 Aug, 8pm

Strand Arts Centre

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Jerry Lundegaard’s inept crime falls apart due to his and his henchmen’s bungling and the persistent police work of the quite pregnant Marge Gunderson. Directors: Joel Coen, Ethan Coen.
Stars: William H. Macy, Frances McDormand, Steve Buscemi. Tickets are just £3.50.For more information contact the Strand Arts Centre on 028 9065 5830.

6. Little Shop Of Horrors

Strand Arts Centre

Aug 23 and 24

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Brighten up your summer with a highly-entertaining trip to the theatre as NiStars presents Little Shop Of Horrors at Strand Arts Centre on August 23 and 24.

As part of the EastSide Arts Festival 30 budding young performers will feature in the production.

Little Shop Of Horrors centres on a weedy florist shop worker who becomes an overnight celebrity when he (inadvertently) raises a strange plant, fortunately saving the shop from closure.

Slight twist, the plant has astonishing thirst… for human flesh and blood.

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