Billy Boy

Billy Boy, by East Belfast writer Rosemary Jenkinson, is inspired by interviews with young bonfire builders. Performed by the amazing John Travers, Aaron is looking after the biggest and most controversial boney in the East and is determined to fight the council’s ruling. The problem is, if he gets into any more trouble, he might […]

Big Kid’s Society – Paint and Pastry

Welcome to the third and final of our Paint & Pastry nights, with visual artist Ed Reynolds (aka Steadyhanded) Once you’re all settled in at your easel Ed will give you all the artistic direction you need, to create your masterpiece, whilst enjoying a delicous hot drink and yummy pastry. We will choose and project […]

EastSide Winter Warmer

Join EastSide Choir for a magical evening of song and storytelling to comfort the heart and soothe the soul this winter! Get lost in the spirit of the season within a historic linen mill in the heart of East Belfast.  Featuring the EastSide Community Choir and expert storytellers from Armstrong Storytelling Trust, come and let us transport you […]

A Narnia Feast: An Evening of Narnia Themed Food

An evening of Narnia inspired dishes to celebrate this year’s C.S. Lewis Festival. Taking place in the unique setting of Belfast’s only Narnia inspired café, The Lamppost Cafe. Enjoy a 5-course tasting menu, inspired by the food described in ‘The Chronicles of Narnia’. Each ticket includes a 5 course Narnia-inspired tasting menu including drink on […]

Christmas at C.S. Lewis Square

Christmas MarketThis special Narnia themed market including home-grown produce and local traders will be the perfect chance to support local businesses while getting ready for Christmas! Family friendly activityDuring the market children can enjoy a variety of activities including arts and crafts, face painting, street performances, storytelling, activity in magical imagination pods, Narnia inspired Minecraft […]

‘Shadowlands’: A Rehearsed Reading

‘Shadowlands’ by William Nicholson won Best Play in the Evening Standard Awards for 1990. C.S. Lewis’s wrote that, ‘Pain is the gift no one wants…. but sometimes it is the gift that God must give’ and that pain should be borne with patience. This belief was severely tested with the death of his wife, the […]

Alternative Protestants: Identity & Imagination in east Belfast

This panel discussion will explore the diverse ways in which Protestants from east Belfast approach cultural, religious and political identity. It will draw on themes developed in Claire Mitchell’s new book, The Ghost Limb: Alternative Protestants and the Spirit of 1798. The book delves into alternative stories of Protestant belonging, including religious dissent, Irishness and […]

C.S. Lewis Service of Music and Readings

This special C.S. Lewis Service of Music and Readings will feature St Mark’s Voices of Narnia Youth Choir and St Mark’s Players. All welcome. Free, no booking required.

C.S. Lewis Themed Tour of Belfast City Cemetery

Many influential people from Lewis’s Belfast childhood now rest in the City Cemetery. This 90-minute guided walking tour calls at a number of these graves, including the final resting place of his parents and both sets of grandparents as well as other family relations, friends and neighbours.

Family Aslan Watercolour Painting Session

Join Sinead from the Art and Design Studio for a beginners’ watercolour class suitable for the whole family. Sinead will guide you through each stage of painting Aslan, the iconic lion from C.S Lewis’ The Chronicles of Narnia series. Recommended for children aged 6+. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Please book spaces for […]