Live Events At The Crescent

The Crescent is a hub for Festivals and a platform for showcasing talent, ideas and conversations. Events are held in our beautiful space ‘The Cube’ and Ground Floor Studio. Lots of events are BYO. Our annual June Belfast Book Festival celebrates local and international talent.

Be sure to check out programme of creative courses and workshops too!

Belfast Book Festival

Cocaine Cowboys: Nicola Tallant

Saturday 08 June 2024

Belfast Book Festival

Paul Lynch: Prophet Song

Wednesday 12 June 2024

Gig

Belfast Guitar Night presents Will McNicol

Saturday 25 May 2024

Belfast Book Festival

1:1 Illustrator Clinics with Emma Layfield

Thursday 06 June 2024
Sold Out

Belfast Book Festival

Headshots @ The FunFair

Thursday 06 June 2024

Belfast Book Festival

Fane Street Primary School Performance with Babita Sharma

Thursday 06 June 2024

Belfast Book Festival

The Children’s Book Industry: How does it Work?

Thursday 06 June 2024
Workshop

Belfast Book Festival

Tell it Slant: Magpie Techniques to Deepen & Layer Flash Fiction

Thursday 06 June 2024

Belfast Book Festival

Literary Journals: A Panel Discussion

Thursday 06 June 2024

Belfast Book Festival

The FunFair: Networking for those interested in the writing industry

Thursday 06 June 2024

Belfast Book Festival

Serendipity: A Reading with Bebe Ashley

Thursday 06 June 2024

Belfast Book Festival

Resilience: A Reading with Lucy Sweeney Byrne

Thursday 06 June 2024

Belfast Book Festival

Mairtín Crawford Awards: Winners Announcement!

Thursday 06 June 2024

Belfast Book Festival

Womanhood & Experience: Eimear Ryan & Caroline Magennis

Thursday 06 June 2024

Belfast Book Festival

Late Night Art: Our Queer Lives

Thursday 06 June 2024

Belfast Book Festival

AC Grayling: Who Owns the Moon?

Thursday 06 June 2024

Belfast Book Festival

You Spin Me Round: Essays on Music: Wendy Erskine & Aingeala Flannery

Thursday 06 June 2024

Belfast Book Festival

Society of Authors: Making a Living as a Writer

Friday 07 June 2024

Belfast Book Festival

Society of Authors: The Business of Writing

Friday 07 June 2024
Workshop

Belfast Book Festival

The Art of Poetry with Marie Howe

Friday 07 June 2024

Belfast Book Festival

An Evening with Margaret Drabble: Hosted by Wendy Erskine

Friday 07 June 2024

Belfast Book Festival

Belfast Invites: Scott McKendry & Rachael Allen in conversation

Friday 07 June 2024

Belfast Book Festival

Colm Tóibín in conversation with Lucy Caldwell

Friday 07 June 2024

Belfast Book Festival

Poetry Slam

Friday 07 June 2024

Belfast Book Festival

Story Building Workshop with Paul Howard

Saturday 08 June 2024

Belfast Book Festival

Facepainting

Saturday 08 June 2024

Belfast Book Festival

Little Fables: Storytime

Saturday 08 June 2024

Belfast Book Festival

Jacqueline Wilson

Saturday 08 June 2024

Belfast Book Festival

Irish PEN/PEN na hÉireann

Saturday 08 June 2024

Belfast Book Festival

Fighting Words: Sharing of work

Saturday 08 June 2024

Belfast Book Festival

New Picture Books: Colleen Larmour & Ashling Lindsay

Saturday 08 June 2024

Belfast Book Festival

Martin Waddell: Exhibition Launch & Readings

Saturday 08 June 2024

Belfast Book Festival

Marie Howe: Reading & Drinks Reception

Saturday 08 June 2024

Belfast Book Festival

Silent Book Club: Lit(erature) to the Tit

Sunday 09 June 2024

Belfast Book Festival

Irish PEN/PEN na hÉireann

Sunday 09 June 2024

Belfast Book Festival

Accidental‘s Writers Corner

Sunday 09 June 2024

Belfast Book Festival

Nature Writing & Creativity: M. Cannon, L. Parikian & C. McKinney

Sunday 09 June 2024

Belfast Book Festival

RTÉ Sunday Miscellany Live at Belfast Book Festival

Sunday 09 June 2024

Belfast Book Festival

Accidental Artists Get Together

Sunday 09 June 2024

Belfast Book Festival

Belfast Invites: Dawn Watson & Martina Evans

Sunday 09 June 2024

Belfast Book Festival

Irish Writers Centre: Young Writer Delegates Showcase

Sunday 09 June 2024

Belfast Book Festival

Lucy Caldwell: Openings. In conversation with Kathy Clugston

Sunday 09 June 2024

Belfast Book Festival

Moya Canon & Milena Williamson: Readings & Conversations

Sunday 09 June 2024

Belfast Book Festival

Suzi Ronson: My Life with David Bowie

Sunday 09 June 2024

Belfast Book Festival

Belfast Invites: Jan Carson & Sophie White

Sunday 09 June 2024
Workshop

Belfast Book Festival

When Crime Pays with Martina Evans

Monday 10 June 2024

Belfast Book Festival

Irish PEN/PEN na hÉireann

Monday 10 June 2024

Belfast Book Festival

Debut Novels: Aimée Walsh & Niamh Mulvey

Monday 10 June 2024

Belfast Book Festival

Martin Doyle: The Troubles in My Home Place

Monday 10 June 2024

Belfast Book Festival

Cecelia Ahern: In A Thousand Different Ways

Monday 10 June 2024

Belfast Book Festival

Belfast Invites: Miriam Gamble & Padraig Reagan

Monday 10 June 2024

Belfast Book Festival

Short Fiction: Maggie Armstrong & Thomas Morris

Monday 10 June 2024

Belfast Book Festival

Donegall Road Primary School Performance with Babita Sharma

Tuesday 11 June 2024

Belfast Book Festival

Irish PEN/PEN na hÉireann

Tuesday 11 June 2024

Belfast Book Festival

Motherhood, Love & Identity: Pallavi Padma-Uday & Catherine Dunne

Tuesday 11 June 2024

Belfast Book Festival

Sinéad Gleeson & Roisin Maguire

Tuesday 11 June 2024

Belfast Book Festival

Agatha Christie’s best-loved detectives with Mark Aldridge

Tuesday 11 June 2024

Belfast Book Festival

The Crescent Writers Read

Tuesday 11 June 2024
BYO

Belfast Book Festival

Agatha Quiztie: An Agatha Christie Trivia Night Hosted by Jan Carson

Tuesday 11 June 2024

Belfast Book Festival

Irish PEN/PEN na hÉireann

Wednesday 12 June 2024

Belfast Book Festival

Fighting Words Zine Launch: Happiness!

Wednesday 12 June 2024

Belfast Book Festival

Elaine Feeney: How To Build A Boat

Wednesday 12 June 2024

Belfast Book Festival

Kurdistan +100: Q&A hosted by Luciana De Mello

Wednesday 12 June 2024

Belfast Book Festival

Sin Blaché & Cathy Sweeney: The Real Thing

Wednesday 12 June 2024

Belfast Book Festival

Belfast Invites: Mícheál McCann & Victoria Kennefick

Wednesday 12 June 2024

Belfast Book Festival

Irish PEN/PEN na hÉireann

Thursday 13 June 2024

Belfast Book Festival

Kevin Barry: The Heart in Winter. In conversation with Lucy Caldwell

Thursday 13 June 2024

Belfast Book Festival

Silent Book Club: Lit(erature) to the Tit

Thursday 13 June 2024

Belfast Book Festival

Seamus Heaney Centre Fellows

Thursday 13 June 2024

Belfast Book Festival

The Madness: A Memoir of War, Fear & PTSD Fergal Keane

Thursday 13 June 2024
BYO

Belfast Guitar Festival

Dreams of Fleetwood Mac

Saturday 24 August 2024

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