Belfast Music at 2 Royal Avenue

Check out 2 Royal Avenue – our ‘meanwhile use’ venue for a range of events and entertainment, in the heart of Belfast city centre.

The former Tesco Metro premises has been transformed into a short-term cultural space, marking the start of a new chapter for creativity in Belfast, with exciting plans in the pipeline between 2022 and 2024.

Before then, look out for:

  • music gigs to suit all tastes, showcasing our brilliant Belfast Music scene
  • coffee shop, featuring local produce
  • pop-up markets
  • visual art and exhibitions
  • creative workshops – all delivered in partnership with local groups and organisations.

Activities in the run-up to Christmas include:

  • free music from Belfast Ukulele Jam and The Swingtime Starlets – tomorrow (Thursday) at 5pm, as well as performances from City of Belfast School of Music,

Belfast Busking Band and Rosinka Russian Choir this weekend

  • free children’s workshops, including Sing and Sign Belfast – tomorrow
  • free music workshops and taster sessions from WheelWorks (tomorrow) and Drake Music Project Northern Ireland – Friday 10 December
  • Sound Baths with Sound Healing Spa – a chance to relax and unwind from the festive rush – Sunday 12 and Thursday 16 December
  • screening of The Snowman, accompanied live by Downshire Brass – Saturday 18 December
  • Art Unwrapped, together with Ulster University and National Museums NI.

Booking is essential for all events.

Belfast Music at 2 Royal Avenue booking

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New Belfast Community Arts Initiative trading as Community Arts Partnership is a registered charity (XR 36570) and a company limited by guarantee (Northern Ireland NI 37645).Registered with The Charity Commission as New Belfast Community Arts Initiative - NIC105169.