Booking Information

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In person:

  • Visit Belfast Welcome Centre, 9 Donegal Square North, Belfast BT1 5GJ

Monday – Saturday, 9am – 7pm, Sunday, 11am – 4pm.

  • EastSide Visitor Centre, 402 Newtownards Road, Belfast, BT4 1HH 


By phone:

Visit Belfast Welcome Centre: 028 9024 6609

Programme Enquiries:

Festival Team: 07823772216

Strand Arts Centre event tickets can be booked in person at 152-154 Holywood Road, Belfast; by phone on 028 9065 5830 and online at


Festival tickets cannot be refunded other than in the case of event cancellation, in which case all refunds can only be issued from the point of purchase.


As far as possible we are using venues that are fully accessible, but not all venues are wheelchair accessible, so please let us know at the point of purchase if you have any special requirements so we can ensure your comfort at the event.  We offer 1 complimentary ticket for customers that require a Personal Assistant to attend an event, via registration on the Companion Scheme. To register please phone the Festival Team on 07823772216.


All seating is un-allocated therefore operates on a first come, first served basis, and seats cannot be reserved other than in cases of special requirements. 

Travel with Translink to EastSide Arts Festival

Visit, call 028 90 66 66 30 (not bold) and follow @Translink_NI #smartmovers

Enjoy a range of great value travel tickets available this summer:

Metro & Glider Family Ticket for £7.50 – unlimited day travel on any scheduled Metro or Glider service for up to 2 adults and 4 children.

Translink Family & Friends Ticket for £19 – unlimited day travel on any scheduled Translink service across the NI network for up to 2 adults and 4 children.

Ulsterbus & Goldline: Return journey for the price of a single ticket after 9.30am for return journeys

Festival Team

Festival Director Rachel Kennedy

Community Engagement / Volunteer Co-ordinator Jacqueline O’Hagan

Programme Co-ordinator & Box Office Hannah McPhillimy

Social Media and Design Sheena McCaugherty

Press/PR Harriott Communications

Production Manager Natalie Murphy

Front of House Anna Leckey & Megan Magill

Programme Design Circle Creative Communications       

Want to get involved?

We depend on a brilliant team of volunteers throughout the festival.  If you have a few hours free over the period 1st – 11th August and would like to meet new people and work on some great events, then please email Jacqueline at