Crescent Arts Centre

Crescent Arts Centre
2-4 University Road, Belfast, County Antrim, BT7 1NH
  • Telephone 028 9024 2338
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  • Website www.crescentarts.org

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035: Adult Life Drawing And Painting (Long Pose): Workshop (Over 16s)

Work on one painting or drawing or numerous ones in a life drawing workshop led by Dr Mary Cosgrove. Participants are required to provide their own materials and equipment. Suitable for participants over the age of 16.

…and 29 more dates until 11 Dec

062: Creative Development For Kids: Workshop (Ages 5-7)

Take part in individual and group projects in drawing, painting, papercraft and book making. Suitable for children aged five to seven.

Thu 7 May

Thu 14 May

Thu 21 May

…and 29 more dates until 10 Dec

082: Painting Continuation: Workshop (Over 18s)

Daniela Balmaverde leads a painting workshop focusing on experimenting with mixed media. Materials are provided. Suitable for participants over the age of 18. Not suitable for beginners.

Fri 8 May

£105 (£99) / 028 9024 2338

Fri 15 May

£105 (£99) / 028 9024 2338

Fri 22 May

£105 (£99) / 028 9024 2338

…and 29 more dates until 11 Dec

112: Mixed Media Art On Canvas: Workshop (Over 16s)

Kasia Kochanska leads a mixed media workshop. Combine different techniques and media to create mixed media on canvas. Suitable for participants over the age of 16.

Fri 8 May

Fri 15 May

Fri 22 May

…and 29 more dates until 11 Dec

215: Drawing & Painting: Workshop (Over 16s)

Lisa Brady leads a drawing and painting workshop. Learn the basics, create a body of work, and explore and develop a personal vision through art. Suitable for all abilities over the age of 16.

Thu 7 May

£84 (£78) / 028 9024 2338

Thu 14 May

£84 (£78) / 028 9024 2338

Thu 21 May

£84 (£78) / 028 9024 2338

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Adult Movement & Dance Class

A session focusing on technique and creativity.

Mon 11 May

Phone for prices / 028 9024 2338

Mon 18 May

Phone for prices / 028 9024 2338

Mon 25 May

Phone for prices / 028 9024 2338

Mon 1 Jun

Phone for prices / 028 9024 2338

Alexander Technique: The Next Step (Over 16s)

Alexander's principles and practical procedures in more depth.

Fri 5 Jun

Alternative Yarn: Workshop (Over 16s)

A workshop showing you how to make yarn from plastic bags and old t-shirts which you can then turn into bags, mats, garden kneelers or just follow wherever your imagination leads.

Sun 17 May

£18 (£16) / 028 9024 2338

An Audience with Helen Lederer

A pretty tongue-in-cheek evening of the actress who has, in the past, described herself as a K-list celebrity. Lederer discusses her time in showbusiness, on reality TV and talks a little about her new direction – novellist.

Sat 13 Jun

£6 (£4) / 028 9024 2338

Bassam

  • Directed by: Idan Meir
  • Written by: Idan Meir

A powerful drama based on the true story of Bassam Aramin, co-founder of the Israeli-Palestinian peace movement Combatants For Peace. Written by Sligo based Israeli director, Idan Meir, and performed by Donegal based Palestinian actor, Fadl Mustapha.

Sat 9 May

£12 (£10) / 028 9024 2338

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The Belfast Book Festival Poetry Slam

The annual poetry slam competition.

Sat 13 Jun

The Belfast Magic Festival

A family-friendly celebration of wonder, showcasing a full spectrum of the ancient art.

Fri 31 Jul

Times to be confirmed / £99 adv (Children £69 adv) / 028 9024 2338

Sat 1 Aug

Times to be confirmed / £99 adv (Children £69 adv) / 028 9024 2338

Sun 2 Aug

Times to be confirmed / £99 adv (Children £69 adv) / 028 9024 2338

Brian Patten: The Accessible Muse: Talk

The poet and author talks about his life and work.

Wed 10 Jun

Contact Improvisation Dance: Workshop

A dance class exploring how the body moves through its own intelligence and how two or more bodies in contact with each other can move together. Classes are open to all levels and generally led by a different teacher each week.

Sun 7 Jun

£14 (£12) / 028 9024 2338

Dance Steps Workshop Salsa, Merengue & Bachata (Over 16s)

Come and learn steps you can use at salsa parties to amaze your friends. Good fun and a great atmosphere guaranteed.

Sun 17 May

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Dance Steps Workshop: Samba, Rumba, Cha-Cha-Cha (Over 16s)

Learn how to dance the samba, rumba and cha-cha-cha like the couples on Strictly with Konrad Pawlaszek and Kasia Kochanska. Partners are not required.

Sun 24 May

Dance Steps Workshop Waltz And Tango: Course (Over 16s)

Enjoy dancing the waltz and tango in a friendly atmosphere, with lots of fun guaranteed.

Sun 10 May

European Arts Company: The Picture Of Dorian Gray

An adaptation of Oscar Wilde's only novel.

Wed 6 May

Thu 7 May

The Fine & Dandy Market

A showcase for the work of independent artists, designers, illustrators and crafters, plus stalls from collectors of records, books and clothing.

Sun 31 May

Free / 028 9024 2338

Sun 28 Jun

Free / 028 9024 2338

Fingerstyle Collective

A collaboration between three acoustic musicians from the US, Canada, and the UK.

Sat 23 May

£12 (£10) / 028 9024 2338

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Funny Bones: An Imbecile's Guide To First Aid

Tony Sutcliffe presents a comedy show based on his experiences of over 20 years as a first aid trainer, includes anecdotes about his upbringing in Yorkshire, how he lost an eye, politics and working with celebrities.

Indonesian Batik Workshop (Over 16s)

Discover how versatile and adaptable Batik is. Learn and experiment, using varied effects, wax, fabric paint, dyes and ancient Japanese techniques to create a piece of art.

Sun 24 May

£32 (£28 inc materials) / 028 9024 2338

Introduction To Painting On Slate: Workshop (Over 16s)

Learn how to paint a design on a small square primed piece of slate, with acrylic paints. Finish your slate artwork with a coat of varnish and a pretty ribbon hanging, ready to decorate your home or ideal as a gift.

Sat 9 May

Introduction To Paper Quilling: Course (Over 16s)

This two-week introductory course will cover the basics of the craft and enable you to develop your skills to embellish a range of items such as cards and boxes.

Tue 26 May

£15 (£14) / 028 9024 2338

Jig Fit Masterclass (Over 16s)

Fitness with a twist, incorporating Irish dance skills. Irish dance is a great way to improve cardio fitness, strength and flexibility.

Sat 25 Jul

£14 (£12) / 028 9024 2338

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Jon Ronson: An Evening of Public Shaming

An evening of examining the behaviour of others: why do people say things on Twitter that don't come out right? Why do people on Twitter turn mob-like over people who say things that don't come out right? Ronson technically hasn't done anything wrong, but he's been studying people who have and this evening is a powerful…

Mon 18 May

Karim Miske: Arab Jazz: Talk

The documentary filmmaker talks about his debut novel.

Tue 9 Jun

£6 (£4) / 028 9024 2338

Laurence Donaghy: Building Better Toyboxes: Talk

The author talks about the world of fanfic, why it has a place for writers unable to construct their own worlds and his own journey from fanfic dabbler to published author.

Wed 10 Jun

Lunchtime Pilates

The class covers a range of demands for the body: strengthening, stretching, flexibility, cardio-vascular work and creativity; it's a fantastic workout for both mind and body.

Mon 11 May

Phone for prices / 028 9024 2338

Mon 18 May

Phone for prices / 028 9024 2338

Mon 25 May

Phone for prices / 028 9024 2338

Mon 1 Jun

Phone for prices / 028 9024 2338

Make A Stool From A Log: Workshop (Over 16s)

This workshop will teach you the skills needed to make your own piece of furniture in the form of a rustic stool from green wood. Learn how to use the shave horse, and a variety of hand tools including the axe, draw knife, auger drill and spokeshave.

Sat 25 Jul

£55 phone for availability, inc materials / 028 9024 2338

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Oggy Boytchev: Simpson and I

The TV producer spills the beans on what it's really like to set off into a war zone with distinguished BBC news correspondent John Simpson.

Mon 8 Jun

£6 (£4) / 028 9024 2338

Paper Party Deco: Workshop (Over 16s)

Learn to make a variety of paper decorations for parties, weddings or just for your home. From giant tissue paper pompoms and origami garlands to huge paper flowers which look amazing when grouped together.

Sun 31 May

£18 (£16 inc materials) / 028 9024 2338

The Perfect Dinner: Ordering Food In Italian: Course (Over 16s)

A workshop for those who do not speak Italian but wish to understand the Italian menu and be able to order their favourite food with confidence.

Sun 31 May

Physical Theatre Dance Workshop (Over 18s)

This workshop aims to empower performers through their own creativity and develop instinctive and embodied performance practice.

Polish Paper Craft Workshop (Over 16s)

Make your own traditional Polish craft you can hang on your own wall.

Sun 7 Jun

£28 (£25 inc materials) / 028 9024 2338

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Psychosynthesis: An Introductory Workshop (Over 18s)

This experiential workshop will introduce you to the maps and models of Psychosynthesis Psychology. With its roots in Eastern and Western traditions, Psychosynthesis is a comprehensive approach to psychological health, and can help you with questions about life direction and meaning and relationship issues, while…

Sat 20 Jun

Purely Poetry Open Mic Night

Readers and writers present a variety of poetry styles and subjects in a laid back and supportive environment.

Fri 5 Jun

Fri 3 Jul

Ronnie Greer

The guitarist who hails from Broxburn performs classic and contemporary blues. With support from Grainne Duffy.

Sat 30 May

£10 (£8) / 028 9024 2338

Soweto Spiritual Singers

The South African ensemble performs a capella and gospel.

Mon 22 Jun

£15 (£10) / 028 9024 2338

Tue 23 Jun

£15 (£10) / 028 9024 2338

Wed 24 Jun

£15 (£10) / 028 9024 2338

Thu 25 Jun

£15 (£10) / 028 9024 2338

Summer Drama School: Course (Over 17s)

Enhance your abilities in voice, movement, improvisation and scene study. Explore styles of theatre through workshops, create your own work through improvisation and learn how to work on a monologue for audition experience.

Wed 22 Jul

£47 (£42) / 028 9024 2338

Thu 23 Jul

£47 (£42) / 028 9024 2338

Fri 24 Jul

£47 (£42) / 028 9024 2338

Sat 25 Jul

£47 (£42) / 028 9024 2338

Titango

A celebration of tango, with rising stars Pablo Velez and Daniela Kizyma and Diego Converti and Graciela Gamba, as well as renowned teachers Gustavo Rosas and Gisela Natoli.

Fri 19 Jun

Times to be confirmed / Phone for prices / 028 9024 2338

Sat 20 Jun

Times to be confirmed / Phone for prices / 028 9024 2338

Sun 21 Jun

Times to be confirmed / Phone for prices / 028 9024 2338

Tom Hartley: Researching Past Lives, Written In Stone: Talk

The local historian talks about the lives of people buried in the graveyards of Milltown and Belfast City and their roles in Belfast's history.

Travelling To Spain: Course (Over 16)

If you are planning to visit Spain on holiday this summer, this intensive course is for you. It will cover the necessary vocabulary for most day-to-day scenarios, to help you to immerse yourself in local culture while on holiday.

Sat 4 Jul

£60 (£52) / 028 9024 2338

Sun 5 Jul

£60 (£52) / 028 9024 2338

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