The Crescent Arts Centre Belfast

Belfast Book Festival

The Crescent is home to Northern Ireland’s leading literary festival, the Belfast Book Festival. Featuring a unique, diverse and highly creative programme, the festival caters for a wide range of interests and explores many topical themes.

Each year, the festival returns bigger and better than ever! The 8th Belfast Book Festival returns in 2018 and will run from 6 - 16 June. The festival is growing from strength to strength and through authors, workshops, music, comedy, poetry, theatre and discussions festival-goers in 2018, will be treated to the best international and local talent at The Crescent and partner venues across the city.


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BBF Fringe Events

If you can’t wait until then, we are programming Belfast Book Festival Fringe Events during the year. These events are topical and relevant, as we bring you some astounding authors as they reveal their incredible reads!

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