Last year, 15,000 people descended on Belfast’s Cathedral Quarter on one night for a free arts festival. Tonight it’s back. More events, wider set of locations right across the city. Derry’s joining in too.
Update - quick three minute video of the sights and sounds of Culture Night Belfast now uploaded.
There are hundreds of events detailed at the Culture Night Belfast website. Tours, hands on creative arts, music, film, dance and photography. Parking is free in St Anne’s Square car park – you just need to bring your car parking ticket to the reception in the Ramada Encore hotel to get it validated.
Moochin Photoman (John Baucher) is taking Through the Viewfinder portraits in The Dark Horse (Commercial Court) between 6pm and 9pm. The results will be will be printed and displayed in the The Dark Horse on 15 October, when you’ll be able to go along, see the range of faces and snaps, and take your photo home for free.
On Saturday W5 will be donning its pirate cap and rediscovering the lost mariners art of Paper Boat building between 2pm and 4pm. Included in the normal entrance charge.