Summer has arrived and June boasts a packed programme of things to do in Belfast with something for everyone to enjoy in the city.

1. Belfast Photo Festival

June 4 to June 30

In its third edition, the biennial festival will be delivering an ambitious programme of inspirational events and exhibitions across Belfast city centre. Offering new perspectives in photography from sculpture, film, painting to performance.

2. Titanic Taster Tour – Art

June 6 10am £30/£25

Join Titanic Foundation for an exciting opportunity to draw your way around the Maritime Heritage of the Titanic Quarter with a fully tutored day of location drawing with local artist Julie Douglas.

3. Quire 10 – Something Inside So Strong

June 6 Theatre at the Mill 7.45pm £13.50/£11.50

Sit back and enjoy a selection of their 10 year repertoire of hits from Northern Ireland’s only LGBT choir including Like A Prayer by Madonna, Let It Go made popular by the hit movie Frozen, and the classic by Labi Siffre Something Inside So Strong.

4. The Gaslight Anthem

June 7 Limelight 1 8pm £24.50

The Gaslight Anthem return to Belfast supporting their new album at Limelight 1. Get Hurt sees The Gaslight Anthem pushing their raw, stripped back rock ‘n’ roll into new territory, drawing on a fresh palette of influences ranging across folk, punk, and Americana.

5. Belfast Book Festival

June 8 – 14

The Belfast Book Festival is back this June with more on offer than ever before. Based at the Crescent Arts Centre, this week-long festival also offers events across the city in a variety of venues.

6. One Night In Istanbul

June 9 – 13 Grand Opera House £18.75/£35.75

One for Liverpool fans who need cheering up after their sorry end to the season. This comedy drama focuses on the escapades of two Scousers in Istanbul on the night of Liverpool’s Champions League triumph 10 years ago.

7. Am I Right Ladies?

June 18 – 20 MAC £25/£19.50

Queen B of comedy, Luisa Omielan, is back after her unprecedentedly successful, sold out, debut stand up show, What Would Beyoncé Do?!

8. Q-Con

June 19 – 21 QUB Students Union

Q-Con returns for its 22nd year and promises to continue its tradition of providing the UK & Ireland’s greatest weekend of gaming and anime entertainment.

9. Robots

June 26 – September 13 Titanic Belfast

Ever wanted to come face to face with some of the biggest Robot stars of the big screen? Titanic Belfast’s exciting summer exhibition Robots will give you the opportunity to do just that.

10. Belfast Music Tour

June 27 2pm Ulster Hall £8/£6

Take a bus journey through the heart of this rock and roll city. Sit back, relax, and enjoy tunes and tales from Belfast’s awesome musical past, present and future. Finishing up at the Belfast Music exhibition at the Oh Yeah Music Centre.

 

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