What’s On | August
Featured News / 28th July 2022
Looking for something to do during the month of August? Find out what’s on in and around the Linen Quarter area right here! From theatre shows to family dinners – we have got you covered! Check out the listings below and be sure to make a booking!
New Act Showcase | Limelight 2
Ten of the freshest new Irish acts, with a promising future on the comedy scene, with MC Micky Bartlett
Date: 18th August
Summer Invitation Concert: Clyne, Elgar, Schumann| BBC Radio 3
Come along to the Ulster Hall, Belfast on 04 August 2022 for the first event in this year’s series of FREE BBC Radio 3 Summer Invitation Concerts with the Ulster Orchestra. 3 soloists – all winners of international competitions – make their Ulster Hall debut, together with the dynamic young British conductor Angus Webster, and returning favourites Jessica Cottis and Jac Van Steen.
Date: 4th August
Tickets: Free Admission
Bat out of Hell| Grand Opera House
Bringing to life the legendary anthems of Jim Steinman & Meat Loaf, this critically-acclaimed production uniquely combines the magic and excitement of a musical with the immense energy of rock ‘n’ roll. Join Strat, the forever young leader of rebellious gang ‘The Lost’ as he falls in love with Raven, the beautiful daughter of the tyrannical ruler of Obsidian.
Dates: Tue 23 August 2022 – Sat 27 August 2022
Time: Tuesday – Thursday & Saturday – 7.30pm, Friday – 5pm & 8.30pm, Wednesday & Saturday – 2.30pm
Féile an Phobail | The Points
Ireland’s biggest Community Arts Festival is back with its biggest and best line-up yet, with a series of massive outdoor concerts. Enjoy the Féile in the Linen Quarter on the 9th of August at the points with music from John McSherry, Francis McElduff & Guests
Date: 9th August
Bollywood Bangers | Filthy McNastys
Launching Bollywood Bangers with DJ Abhi For all the Desi people in Belfast! Bollywood – Bhangra – Punjabi Pop – Hip Hop – RnB – Chartbusters – Club Anthems.
Dates: 3rd and 4th August
EAT & DRINK
Flaxx| Belfast’s New Social Village
The hottest new place on the street has come to Brunswick street this summer. Enjoy snacks and cocktails in the sun as Belfast’s new social village; Flaxx
Location: Brunswick Street
Trademarket| Pop-up container market
Trademarket Belfast is a pop-up concept, taking place at the former Movie House Cinema site on the Dublin Road. Surrounded on the outside by numerous unique retail units and filled on the inside with food stalls and two beer gardens, Trademarket is ideal for al fresco summer drinks and delicious street food.
Location: Dublin Road
This August dine in the most Instagrammable spot in Belfast. An added bonus is the amazing selection of ever changing dishes! Whether its breakfast or lunch enjoy dining in the unique and homely aesthetic of Harlem Belfast.
COCO| Relaxed Dining
Located in Belfast’s up and coming linen quarter just behind City Hall. Serving customers for over 10 years. Coco has established itself as one of the best restaurants in town. Its quirky artwork and relaxed atmosphere provide a great setting for any occasion.