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Aware Becomes Waterfront And Ulster Hall’s First Charity

Funds raised from the Waterfront and the Ulster Hall will help AWARE continue to develop its services. AWARE’s established network of 25 support groups throughout Northern Ireland (and online support groups), provide invaluable support for people with depression and bipolar disorder. AWARE’s education programmes, delivered into schools, communities, colleges, universities…

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Tom Paxton Tours UK Fifty Years On From First Tour

Even though the years are catching up with Tom Paxton, his performance in the Ulster Hall in Belfast was no less brilliant, just like it was when I first saw him fifty years ago on his first UK tour. His voice is in great shape and his guitar playing is…

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Folk Legend Tom Paxton To Play In Ulster Hall In Belfast

It’s not every day you get a chance to talk to one of your music heroes. I’ve been a solid fan of Tom Paxton, a grammy-winning folk legend, for more years than I care to admit, and I could not miss the opportunity of phoning him for an interview in…

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Tom Paxton: 50 Years On UK Tour 2015

Tom Paxton: 50 Years On UK Tour 2015 US folk music legend Tom Paxton plays The Ulster Hall on Sunday 10 May, 50 years on from his first UK tour. The five decades in-between have seen Tom record many enduring songs, perform thousands of live concerts around the world and…

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Literary Lunchtimes Bring Bookish Adventures To Life

The Ulster Hall’s hugely popular Literary Lunchtimes are back with more must-see, literary showcases in the Group Space! The hour-long Literary Lunchtimes beginning at 1pm represent a unique opportunity to put a spoke in the wheel of those predictable lunchtime routines as bookish adventures come alive, thanks to captivating readings…

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Natural And Recycled Materials Are State-Of-The Art’ At The Ulster Hall

If you are in Belfast or on your lunch break, call into the great exhibitions on at the Ulster Hall. The Ulster Hall shines the spotlight on yet another captivating exhibition throughout the coming month, with Jennifer Cunningham’s The Persistence of Nature on display in the Group Space from this…

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Music To Make Your Mouth Water At Ulster Hall

The Ulster Hall Organic Lunches are back, as celebrated pipe organists team up with the iconic Mulholland Grand Organ to present four mouth watering Friday lunchtime concerts! Belfast City Organist, Colm Carey, launches the new season of Organic Lunches on Friday 23 January with concerts to follow from: Peter Barley…

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Horslips To Play The Ulster Hall

Celtic rock band, Horslips, play The Ulster Hall later this month as part of Ulster Bank Belfast Festival at Queen’s. Taking place at the iconic music venue on Sunday 26 October, the event is set to recreate the magic of the band`s heyday playing throughout Northern Ireland. John Rogers, promoter…

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Organic Lunches Make For A Richer Musical Diet At Ulster Hall

Ulster Hall Organic Lunches are back! Music lovers can look forward to three more uplifting lunchtime concerts by popular organists playing The Ulster Hall’s iconic Mulholland Grand Organ in October and November. The Mulholland Grand Organ is the star during this unique lunchtime mini-series which features organists Colm Carey, David…

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Waterfront And Ulster Hall’s Got Talent: New Season Revealed

SIMON Cowell and co. will be searching for tomorrow’s stars when ITV’s Britain’s Got Talent visits the Waterfront in January. And with a bit of luck at least one bright new local talent will soon be rubbing shoulders with some of the latest, greatest stars about to light up the…

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Acclaimed Writers And Poets To Showcase Latest Works

THE Ulster Hall’s Literary Lunchtimes continue in November and December with more readings by popular writers and specially-themed events, in the Group Space (beginning at 1pm). Short Cuts – New Prose Picks – Wednesday 13 November Belfast’s Carolyn Healy, Sheila McWade and Sheila Llewellyn read from their short story collections…

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Lose Yourself in Six Literary Lunchtime Adventures

The Ulster Hall’s hugely popular Literary Lunchtimes continue with six more lunchtime adventures in the Group Space, featuring readings and specially themed events, showcasing works by popular writers. Literary Lunchtimes to look forward to during the coming weeks and months include: Selina Guinness, Words of the Workers, Carlo Gébler, Ian…

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