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What should I do if I bought Peter Kay tickets?

Comedian, Peter Kay, has cancelled his first tour in eight years because of "unforeseen family circumstances".

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Cirque du Soleil

When is Cirque du Soleil coming to Belfast?

Cirque du Soleil is making a return to Belfast next year.
Offbeat

Panto cast give pop up performance for Mencap’s little stars

The children at the Mencap Centre in Belfast were treated to a ‘flying visit’ from the cast of Peter Pan this week.

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New season is unveiled at the Market Place

New season is unveiled at the Market Place

The Market Place Theatre in Armagh has just released its new Spring / Summer 2018 programme packed full of the best in entertainment including shows, workshops and exhibitions, to keep audiences flooding back time and again.

Music
Out to Lunch

Out to Lunch

The Out to Lunch Arts Festival returns to Belfast from January 5 to 28 next year, presenting a menu that is packed with culture. Now in its 13th year, this popular event serves up a feast of music, comedy, spoken word and theatre, with a thrilling mix of familiar favourites and fresh talent.

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Smash hit Take That musical The Band is coming to the Opera House

Smash hit Take That musical The Band is coming to the Opera House

The new smash hit musical The Band, which features the music of Take That, will be arriving at the Grand Opera House in Belfast next year and tickets are on sale now for Friends of the Grand Opera House and on Thursday December 7 for members of the general public.

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Smash hit Take That musical The Band is coming to the Opera House

Smash hit Take That musical The Band is coming to the Opera House

The new smash hit musical The Band, which features the music of Take That, will be arriving at the Grand Opera House in Belfast next year, and tickets are on sale now.

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Mimi the Magical Mermaid (Claire King) at the Grand Opera House panto performance of Peter Pan, opening on Saturday night (2 Dec).
Photo by Aaron McCracken

Northern Ireland’s biggest ever panto gets off to a flying start with charity gala night

One thousand invited guests from charities and community groups across Northern Ireland helped launch panto season at the Grand Opera House on Friday December 1, with the first performance of Peter Pan.

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Party late into the night with the Winter Circus

Party late into the night with the Winter Circus

The Winter Circus is coming to Writers Square in Belfast and as well as the family show, there will also be late night cabaret shows with a bar and food on site at 8pm.

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Finbar Furey - Photography by Ruth Medjber www.ruthlessimagery.com

A night with Finbar

Multi-instrumentalist, composer, songwriter, storyteller and actor Finbar Furey will be stopping off at Belfast’s Ulster Hall on February 10, 2018, as part of his intimate 14 date UK and Ireland tour.

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Joanna Lumley

Joanna Lumley rolls back the years with new tour

National treasure, activist, comedy actress and adventurer Joanna Lumley is set to embark on her first ever live tour, It’s All About Me, which will see her perform on October 6 at Belfast’s Waterfront Hall and then at major theatres in Ireland and across the UK. Tickets will go on sale today (Friday December 1).

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Colin Murphy hits the road

Colin Murphy hits the road

Comedian Colin Murphy, well known for his appearances on The Blame Game, will be taking to the road in the New Year with his Bald Ambition Tour.

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Peter Pan flies into town for the Opera House panto

Peter Pan flies into town for the Opera House panto

Christmas just wouldn’t be the same without a trip to the theatre for that annual festive tradition - the pantomime.

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Cast of Peter Pan

Catch Peter Pan panto at the Grand Opera House

May McFettridge and the cast of Pater Pan fly in to the Grand Opera House to begin rehearsals for this year’s panto. Peter Pan is on course to be Northern Ireland’s most successful pantomime ever with 70,000 tickets already booked ahead of opening night on Saturday December 2.

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John Bishop is winging it

John Bishop is winging it

After the sell-out success of his shows here in last month, comedy superstar John Bishop has announced an extra instalment of his Winging It tour in Belfast in January, which will come to the Waterfront Hall on January 18,

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HANSEL AND GRETEL

HANSEL AND GRETEL

Belfast’s award-winning arts venue, the MAC, is thrilled to announce that its 2017 Christmas show is Hansel and Gretel.

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Laughter and tears as Joe relives his unique childhood

Laughter and tears as Joe relives his unique childhood

Fresh from an acclaimed sold-out run at the Belfast Comedy Festival, Fake I.D, is back at Accidental Theatre in the city.

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My Fair Lady

My Fair Lady

Regarded by many as one of the greatest musicals of all time, My Fair Lady, which tells the heart-warming story of cockney flower girl Eliza Doolittle and her dreams of becoming a lady in a flower shop, and her unlikely relationship with the arrogant and overbearing Professor Henry Higgins, comes to Theatre at the Mill from November 21-25. This musical extravaganza will be brought to the stage by local theatre company Kaleidoscope. The show reunites the thrilling combination of Kerry Rooney and Aideen Fox, who play the roles of Prof. Higgins and Eliza. Kerry and Aideen wowed audiences earlier this year at the Grand Opera House as they starred in the lead roles in Me and My Girl for the St. Agnes Choral Society. These two talented performers share an electrifying on stage chemistry which is sure to sets this show alight.

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Donald Trump is ripe for satire

First Belfast based play about Donald Trump

Belfast based Accidental Theatre is bringing two new political plays to the stage as part of a project called Rapid Response in which they ask local writers to create quick, punchy plays about topical subjects.

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