Once the shine of Christmas has passed, the January blues tend to creep in. So why not bypass them and start planning for your post-Christmas events?

From music, to exhibitions, to show stopping performances and family trails – start the new year off right with a roster of fun to be had in Belfast!

Below, we have compiled a list of just some of the wonderful events happening in the city this January.


Tumble Circus Winter Circus

17 December – 3 January

Writer’s Square, Donegall Street

For those who missed out on Tumble Circus prior to the New Year – have no fear! Tumble Circus Winter Circus will be continuing for 3 days in 2022.

Showcasing the very best in all human performance, enjoy a fantastical show full of comedy and fabulous feats all beneath the big top. 

Kids will love it – so will their parents!

For more information, click here.


140th RUA Annual Exhibition

7 December – 29 January

Ulster Museum, Botanic Gardens

If art exhibitions are more to your taste, then you’re in luck. The RUA Annual Exhibition will be remaining open until the end of January, showcasing the very best in acclaimed and emerging talent. 

Located in the galleries of Ulster museum, the event operates free of admission charges and showcases work ranging from painting, sculpture and sketch to photography and video.  

For more information, click here.


CATALAN! Veritas Album Launch/Smallmint & Joel Harkin

7 January

Ulster Sports Club

Fans of local music will be delighted to learn that CATALAN! will be performing the first full playthrough of their album, ‘Veritas’, at the Ulster Sports Club. 

The ever popular trio will be backed by folk artist Joel Harkin and alternative musicians Smallmint, with Problem Patterns and Junk Drawer DJing the afterparty.

For more information, click here


Robin Adventure Trail

8 December – 10 January

Belfast’s Window on Wildlife, Belfast Harbour Estate

Throughout winter, Belfast’s Window on Wildlife will be encouraging kids to sneak and celebrate their inner robin!

With the help of an exclusive activity pack, families will be able to complete fun challenges, interact with QR codes, and even receive a certificate to verify that you have become a brilliant robin. 

Encourage your children’s curiosity and sneak!

For more information, click here.


Superfly Funk and Soul Belfast Present Crowd Company

29 January

Oh Yeah Music Centre

Hailing from London, Crowd Company are touching down in Belfast with their unique brand of modernised 70’s soul funk. 

Championed by Radio 6’s own Craig Charles, the band will be delivering a showstopping performance at the Oh Yeah Centre at the end of January. 

For more information, click here


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