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Imagine Belfast Festival of Ideas & Politics 2023

20 Mar 2023 - 26 Mar 2023
Belfast, United Kingdom

Annual festival usually featuring over 120 in-person and virtual events held in Belfast Northern Ireland.

The 8th Imagine! Belfast Festival proved to be a successful offering involving 147 events and 359 speakers & performers during 21-27 March 2022. The eclectic week of talks, workshops, theatre, poetry, comedy, music, exhibitions, film and tours attracted an audience of 9,210 online and in-person attendees. Most of the events (82%) were free as the festival returned to live events after two years operating online with headliners such as Michael Ignatieff, Tom Robinson, Helen Thompson, Michael Longley, Ece Temelkuran, Bill Neely and a host of exciting arts and cultural events with many sold out or oversubscribed.

Practical info

Pricerange per day



City center

Average attendence per day

2000 to 10.000 attendees

Art disciplines

Film , Heritage , Interdisciplinary , Literature , Music