Ulster Museum

Ulster Museum
Botanic Gardens, Belfast, County Antrim, BT9 5AB
  • Telephone 0845 608 0000
  • Opening times Tue–Sun 10am–5pm; closed Mon except for bank holidays.
  • Website www.nmni.com/um
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Cinemagic: 'a Pirate Story' Shadow Puppet Making With Black Paper Films (ages: 7-12)

"Captain Snot, a greedy pirate who is never happy with his lot hatches a sneaky stinky plot." Hello me hearties and shiver me timbers! Join arts facilitator Paul King from Black Paper Films to create and make your very own pirate shadow puppet. Then take centre stage and join Paul in telling the diabolical tale of…

Sun 22 Oct

£11 / 0845 608 0000

Cinemagic: Dumbo

Dumbo Ridiculed because of his enormous ears, a young circus elephant is assisted by a mouse to achieve his full potential. Dir: Ben Sharpsteen, Norman Ferguson, Wilfred Jackson, Bill Roberts, Jack Kinney & Samuel Armstrong USA 1941 64 mins Cert: U in English Learn Fun Circus Skills Meet Timmy the Juggling…

Sun 22 Oct

£5.50 / 0845 608 0000

Cinemagic: Illustration With Corrina Askin (ages: 6-11)

Corrina will begin by giving an introduction to the materials and will then talk about how to create a character following a discussion on what is a funny character? Kids will then be encouraged to come up with a short story and draw & design their new inspirations! Corrina has worked for many well-known broadcasters…

Sat 14 Oct

£11 / 0845 608 0000

Cinemagic: Robin Hood

Robin Hood An amiable rooster called Alan-a-Dale tells stories and sings songs of the heroic Robin Hood and his trusty sidekick, Little John, in this animated animal-themed adaptation of the legendary story. Dir: Wolfgang Reitherman USA 1973 83 mins Cert: U in English Live Music Demonstration String-tastic…

Sat 28 Oct

£5.50 / 0845 608 0000

Cinemagic: Snow White And The Seven Dwarfs

Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs Snow White, pursued by a jealous queen, hides with a family of woodsmen in the forest; the queen soon learns of this and prepares a dastardly plan to feed her a poison apple. Dir: Ben Sharpsteen, David Hand, William Cottrell, Wilfred Jackson, Larry Morey & Perce Pearce USA 1937 83…

Sat 28 Oct

£5.50 / 0845 608 0000

Cinemagic: The Lorax

Master Storytellers: Dr. Seuss As part of Cinemagic 2017 we are celebrating the tales of Dr.Seuss by screening a series of film adaptations of his very best children's stories: The Lorax + Arts & Crafts Workshop A 12 yr old biy searches for the one thing that will enable him to win the affection of the girl of…

Sun 8 Oct

£3.30 / 0845 608 0000

Cinemagic: The Peanuts Movie

The Peanuts Movie Snoopy embarks upon his greatest mission as he and his team take to the skies to pursue their arch-nemesis, while his best pal Charlie Brown begins his own epic quest back home to win the love of his life. Dir: Steve Martino USA 2015 88 mins Cert: U in English Make a Mini-Comic Want to learn…

Sun 8 Oct

£5.50 / 0845 608 0000

Cinemagic: War Game

War Game From the award-winning book by Michael Forman, War Game is a beautifully animated story showing the ability of human spirit to exist even in the harshest conditions. It follows a group of young Englishmen to the trenches of World War 1 and the realisation of their dream to play football for England, be it only…

Sat 14 Oct

£5.50 / 0845 608 0000

Horton Hears A Who!

  • 3 stars
  • 2008
  • US
  • 1h 26min
  • U
  • Directed by: Jimmy Hayward, Steve Martino
  • Written by: Cinco Paul, Ken Daurio, Keenan Donahue, Mike Reiss [uncredited]
  • Cast: Jim Carrey, Steve Carell, Carol Burnett, Seth Rogen, Jesse McCartney, Will Arnett, Dan Fogler, Isla Fisher, Amy Poehler, Selena Gomez, Jaime Pressly

Animators Blue Sky take a break from their ongoing Ice Age franchise to colourfully realise the universe of Dr Seuss' text. Both Carrey and Carrell are allowed full rein for their brand of vocal mugging as co-directors Hayward and Martino skilfully guide Horton towards a comforting moral about size not being all that…

Sun 22 Oct

£3.30 / 0845 608 0000

Movies At The Museum: The Jungle Book

Join Cinemagic at the Ulster Museum for our September "Movies at the Museum" selection, "The Jungle Book"! In this classic Walt Disney animation based on Rudyard Kipling's book, Mowgli, an abandoned child raised by wolves, has his peaceful existence threatened by the return of the man-eating tiger Shere Khan. Facing…

Sat 30 Sep

£3.30 / 0845 608 0000

The Railway Children

  • 1970
  • UK
  • 1h 48min
  • U
  • Directed by: Lionel Jeffries
  • Written by: Lionel Jeffries
  • Cast: Jenny Agutter, Gary Warren, Sally Thomsett, Dinah Sheridan, Bernard Cribbins, William Mervyn, Ann Lancaster

A trio of youngsters' involvement with the railway that runs past their garden leads them into adventure. Pleasing family film with an old-fashioned, comfortably British feel that sets it apart from contemporary kids movies.

Sat 14 Oct

£3.30 / 0845 608 0000

Royal Ulster Academy: 136th Annual Exhibition

This year's exhibition will showcase original works across the disciplines of the visual arts by emerging and established artists. With over 300 artworks on show there is something to inspire all ages and interests.

Fri 6 Oct

Free / 0845 608 0000

  • 10:00

Sat 7 Oct

Free / 0845 608 0000

  • 10:00

Sun 8 Oct

Free / 0845 608 0000

  • 10:00
…and 78 more dates until 7 Jan 2018

War Horse

  • 4 stars
  • 2011
  • US
  • 2h 26min
  • 12A
  • Directed by: Steven Spielberg
  • Cast: Jeremy Irvine, Emily Watson, Peter Mullan, David Thewlis, Benedict Cumberbatch, Tom Hiddleston, Eddie Marsan, Toby Kebbell, Niels Arestrup
  • UK release: 13 January 2012

Alcoholic farmer Ted (Mullen) buys a spirited horse, Joey, in an England unwittingly on the brink of World War I; his teenage son (Irvine) tames Joey, but war soon separates them. Spielberg promises and delivers large-canvas, unashamedly romanticised, old-fashioned storytelling. In an excellent cast, Hiddleston, Watson…

Sat 14 Oct

£3.30 / 0845 608 0000

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