EastSide Arts Festival Launch

EastSide Arts has revealed the programme for its annual EastSide Arts Festival, 25 July – 4 August 2024. Packed with music, workshops, comedy, tours, theatre, literature and visual arts, this year’s festival promises to be really special.

Creative Citizens Programme

We are delighted to have been awarded £317,000 funding from Paul Hamlyn Foundation’s Arts Access and Participation Fund to support a new research and engagement programme in east Belfast entitled ‘Creative Citizens’. The Creative Citizens programme will take place over 4 years and will have three main elements; the first will involve extensive research into […]

EastSide Arts Board Recruitment

We are seeking a number of passionate and experienced people to support our work as a leading arts organisation. Our plans are ambitious with a focus on making sure that everyone in east Belfast has access to culture and creativity every day of the year! To do this we want to hear from new voices […]

Festival Opens Wardrobe Door Into The Creative World of C.S. Lewis


The EastSide of the City is getting ready to celebrate the creativity and imagination of one of its literary greats – C.S. Lewis. From 18th – 20th November, EastSide Partnership will present the 10th C.S. Lewis Festival. Everyone is invited to step through the wardrobe door to explore their creativity and imagination and find out […]

EastSide Arts Festival 2022 – tell us what you think

Tell us what you thought to be in with a chance to win a £50 Amazon voucher 🙌If you made it along to this year’s EastSide Arts Festival, thanks so much for supporting us. We would love to hear what you thought about the events you attended.Your opinions help us understand what went well this […]


We hope you have been enjoying this year’s EastSide Arts Festival. We have a cracker closing weekend lined up Live at C.S. Lewis Square, from the Man in Black to emerging NI talent…