Thursday 17 September 2020

Culture Night Belfast is vibrant, inclusive and essential part of the city’s events programme and we are really delighted to be part of the event this year with the opportunity to showcase some of the work we created for our EastSide Arts Festival in August. We hope you enjoy them!

List of EastSide Arts Events 

EastSide Sessions @ Portview-

Monday 20 July 2020

From the 6th - 16th August join us as we present an 11-day programme of inspiring and creative events featuring music, theatre, literature, story-telling, visual art, talks and tours under the theme, Moments of Joy.  This year’s events can be enjoyed online from the comfort of your own home, outdoors in person, or in a small number of east Belfast locations as part of a live, socially distanced audience.

Friday 17 July 2020

This year's EastSide Arts Festival will take place from 6 - 16 August. This year’s Festival is coming to you both live and online with lots of events for you to enjoy in person or from the comfort of your home. 




Friday 19 June 2020

As part of the EastSide Arts Festival 2020 we have launched our 'Neighbour Portraits Project' to recognise all the amazing support communities have been providing for each other. 

To find out more visit



Friday 22 May 2020

This year’s EastSide Arts Festival will take place from 6-16 August and our theme this year is ‘Moments of Joy’.

We are working hard to bring you a programme of fun, creative, interesting, and uplifting events and will announce the full programme in early July.

This is a year like no other and like all our friends and partners we will be putting your health and your safety above everything else in these difficult times.

Wednesday 18 March 2020

EastSide Partnership staff will, as a response to Covid-19 and in light of the latest UK Government advice, from Thursday 19th March begin working from home. As such our offices at Avalon House will be closed until further notice.

In the meantime, our members of staff can be contacted as normal via their emails and mobile numbers. Click here for staff email addresses

We appreciate your patience and understanding as we work through this difficult time.

Stay safe.

Monday 24 February 2020

'Belonging' is an exciting exhibition experience that brings together four artists who have worked with, and been inspired by, communities in east Belfast to explore what it means to belong.

Mixing visual art, performance and installation; this unique show marks the finale showcase of the 4th annual EastSide Arts Home Project.

The show begins promptly at 7pm and lasts for one hour. There will be refreshments following the show and you will have a chance to meet the artists.

Monday 27 January 2020
We are recruiting a Community Engagement Officer to support the delivery of the work of EastSide Arts in east Belfast.
The main purpose of this role is to:
  • Support the EastSide Arts Manager to deliver the EastSide Arts strategic objectives
Tuesday 15 October 2019

Get ready to step through the wardrobe into the magical world of the seventh annual C.S. Lewis Festival from 22nd - 26th November. Taking its theme from the much-loved The Chronicles of Narnia, this year’s C.S. Lewis Festival will transport you through the wardrobe into the incredible imaginative world of C.S. Lewis and his characters.  There’s plenty of family-friendly events throughout the festival which will encourage everyone to open up and explore their own imagination.

Monday 9 September 2019


Home Project is an arts project which has been running since 2016 and provides the opportunity for emerging artists to work interculturally with both EastSide Arts and Terra Nova Productions.

Opportunity for Artists: