2 ROyal Avenue
 

Your Guide to What's on

Belfast City Council have transformed 2 Royal Avenue  into an exciting new cultural venue, playing host to artistic experiences, events and workshops. 

 

The space is designed to create a sense of calm and wonder. Surrounded with plant life and bespoke artworks by Irish street artist Decoy, the space offers the opportunity to watch live music, see art exhibitions, take part in art making and wellbeing workshops. But 2 Royal Avenue is also a place to come in and take some time out, look around or simply grab a coffee and relax. 

Week beginning 23rd May
MONDAY

Tale Time 11am-12pm

Explore baby sensory with interactive storyteller Vicky McFarland for ages 0-18months.

Free but booking advised: Book Now

Music in the Dome 1pm- 3pm

Enjoy music from acclaimed singer and musician Rodney Beggs during your lunch break in the peaceful dome area.  

tuesDAY

T'ai Chi 12pm-1pm

Join David Bradshaw for a series of gentle exercises and stretches to achieve balance and wellbeing

Free but booking advised: Book Now

wednesDAY

Mid-Week Mindfulness with Fiona Montgomery 12.30pm-1.30pm

Pause for 20 minutes in the middle of your day to experience a guided mindful meditation with Fiona Montgomery. 3 x 20-minute moments at the following times:

12.30pm

12.50pm

1.10pm

Everyone is welcome to join any pause at any time - stay for one, or all three mindful moments! The session will include:

Free but booking advised: Book Now

friDAY

Culture Club with Caitlin Magnall-Kearns 12.30pm-1.30pm

Join us on your lunch break for “Reality Bites”, an eclectic tasting menu of monologues and duologues by Caitlin Magnall-Kearns, read by Lucy McIlwaine and Colm McCready. A collection of stories about what it is to love, to live, to try and to fail, to live with your ghosts and to try and find a place to call home.

Ticket includes a tea/coffee and a sandwich from the Pantry Cafe. Tickets £5 Book Now

SaturDAY

Wiggle It! 12pm & 1pm

Wiggle It is a music and movement activity for children and those adults who want to have a good boogie. We will dance to the music with fun, vibrant, child friendly props!

Free but booking advised: Book Now

SunDAY

Trad Seisuin 2pm - 4pm

Enjoy the music of young traditional musicians from the Greater Belfast Area, led by experienced adult traditional musicians/tutors from the Glengormley School of Traditional Music. 

Participation in Seisuins is open to all young traditional musicians from the Greater Belfast Area. Come along to listen or join in!

No tickets required, just drop in.

Week beginning 30th May
MONDAY

Tale Time 11am-12pm

Explore baby sensory with interactive storyteller Vicky McFarland for ages 0-18months.

Free but booking advised: Book Now

tuesDAY

T'ai Chi 12pm-1pm

Join David Bradshaw for a series of gentle exercises and stretches to achieve balance and wellbeing

Free but booking advised: Book Now

wednesDAY

Lunchtime Yoga with Irene McSorley 12.30pm-1.30pm

Take 15 minutes out of your day to stretch, breathe and relax with Chair Yoga from Irene McSorley as she guides you through postures and stretches in 4x 15 minute sets at the following times:

12.30pm

12.45pm

1pm

1.15pm

All are welcome to join in any set at any time - stay for one, or all four sets!

Free but booking advised: Book Now

tuesday 14th june
Silver silent Disco 

2pm - 4pm

A silent disco? Yes you read that right! With a pair of headphones each you can dance the day away to your favourite music from the 50s, 60s, 70s and 80s!

Includes a tea or coffee, dancing and singing very much encouraged!

All ages and abilities welcome.

 

Delivered in partnership with Age Friendly Belfast, Belfast City Council

Free but booking required: Book here