Belfast Children's Festival is an annual international festival for children aged 0 - 14 years and their accompanying adults. Events take place both in and out of school time for schools, groups and families to attend.

Formerly  the Young at Art Festival, it began it’s life in 1998. Over the years the breadth, diversity and imagination of its programme has attracted praise and support from the general public, schools, and from artists and other festivals both locally and internationally.

 

What's On at the Festival

  • Mon 07 Mar 2016

    The Longest Story Ever Told

    Fighting Words Belfast

    Your chance to add to the story ...

  • Sun 06 Mar 2016

    The Longest Story Ever Told

    Fighting Words Belfast

    Your chance to add to the story ...

  • Sat 05 Mar 2016

    The Longest Story Ever Told

    Fighting Words Belfast

    Your chance to add to the story ...

  • Sun 06 Mar 2016

    The Way Back Home Puppet-Making Workshop

    Branar/Teater Refleksion

    -SOLD OUT -

  • Sat 05 Mar 2016 to Sun 06 Mar 2016

    Library of Stories

    Fighting Words Belfast

    Celebrating first year of Fighting Words Belfast ...

  • Sat 05 Mar 2016

    The Longest Story Ever Told

    Fighting Words Belfast

    Your chance to add to the story ...

  • Sun 06 Mar 2016

    Book Clinic

    Children's Books Ireland

    Drop in sessions with expert Book Doctors ...

  • Sun 06 Mar 2016

    Baby Rave (Bollywood)

    Young at Art

    A fun-filled disco for babies and parents with non-stop music, colourful visuals and dance facilitators to help your babies enjoy the beats.

  • Sat 05 Mar 2016

    Song of the Sea Picnic

    Strand Arts Centre

    Under the sea themed picnic with musical workshop

  • Thu 03 Mar 2016 to Wed 09 Mar 2016

    Ordinary Extraordinary

    David Turner

    Young at Art in association with Queens Street Studios

  • Wed 09 Mar 2016

    Mini Mid-Week Magic

    Seedhead Arts

    Let Seedhead Arts bring a dose of magic to your Wednesday

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