The Stage is a multi-use space for anything from live music to theatre, film, conferences, talks and exhibitions.
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For more information about events or booking the venue for your own event please contact us at
Lazy Sunday Quiz19th May 2013
Get those braincells working with our entertaining Sunday afternoon quiz day. Join us for the opportunity to win some great prizes and best of all the venue is BYO!
Admission: £5; Quiz starts at 1:30pm
Robyn G Shields and Guests24th May 2013
Launch of Robyn G. Sheild's new EP Underneath The Night of Stars
Tickets available from Ticketmaster, £6 plus booking fees
Murder Mystery Comedy Night31st May 2013
Does my booty look big in this? SOLD OUT
Join Captain Gasspasser of the good ship Flatuence as he defends his ship from Captain Bigmast, a DJ at the pirate radio station O arrrrr FM.
Come and join the fun ye scurvy dogs and saucy wenches in the audience.
Our last show was a sell out so buy your tickets online through the booking link or at the Belfast Barge (cash only).
Please note: We cannot reserve or hold tickets for guests
Tickets are £15 and include nibbles, BYO
Prizes will be given for the best dressed pirates or wrenches in the audience.
Banter on the Barge6th June 2013
This month's headline act is Gary Lynch. Gary is a much loved MC and part of the improv group Mondo Bizarro. He received rave reviews for his first show in Edinburgh last year and put in an impressive 89 shows in 24 days. He is also resident MC at the weekly Ha Ha Black Sheep comedy club in Dublin and is a favourite MC in E2A Comedy Club Banbridge.
Now for the first time you can see his one man show live in Belfast.
****Fantastic – weaves every comic thread – THREE WEEKS
****Charming, Quirky, Nasty – BROADWAY BABY
****Hilarious, Highly Recommended -THE SCOTSMAN
****If no one comes he may harm my dog – HL MURPHY
Supporting Gary are the popular comedians Ruairi Woods and Conor McGinley.
Tickets are £8, BYO Event, Doors opent at 8pm
Kids Second Saturdays8th June 2013
Join the Belfast Barge for our monthly Family Event filled with crafts, storytelling and child friendly tours of the museum.
Each month we feature a new nautical theme, for June the theme is Under the Sea
No booking necessary. Admission is £4 per child, £2, Adult, £10 Family
Floating Speakeasy15th June 2013
Join us for our very popular monthly Electro Swing night with a DJ set and live jazz drums from the Dimebag DJs.
Entry: £7 BYO Over 18's only, Doors open at 8pm
Tickets are strictly limited so book in advance to avoid disappointment. Every show has sold out since October 2011!
Fancy dress is encouraged, but not mandatory.
See you on board!
Rory Gallagher Memorabilia Exhibition27th June 2013 - 2nd July 2013
The exhibition features the complete original back catalogue of all of Rory's official vinyl releases including LPs, 7" singles, early Taste memorabilia, various signed memorabilia, a complete inside look at Tour programmes & many, many magazines articles as well as the original Rory Gallagher guitar tab book! Also on display are The Irish legend's Rory Gallagher stamp, articles & information on Rory's guitar colelction, rare CD releases such as the G-Men box set, the entire collection of Dino McGartland's legendary Stagestruck fanzine & so much more!
Viewing daily from 10am-4pm, Free Admission, Donations accepted
Ultimare Rory Gallagher Experience28th June 2013
Presented by the Belfast City Blues Festival
The Ultimate Rory Gallagher Experience with Barry McGivern and Double Vision plus watch Rory live in concert on the big screen.
Tickets £8, BYO
Doors open at 8pm
Belfast City Blues Festival Presents29th June 2013
Billy Boy Miskimmons and Mercy Lounge
One Of Ireland's High Energy Blues and RnB Bands... Billy Boy Miskimmon's and Mercy Lounge
8pm - late
Tickets £8, BYO
Kids Second Saturdays13th July 2013
Join the Belfast Barge for our new monthly event: Kids Second Saturdays
Every second Saturday of the month, kids (ages 3-10) are invited to come and take over the barge. The day is filled with hands-on activities, storytelling and kid-friendly tours of the maritime museum
Each month we will feature a new theme
Entry: £4 per child, £2 per adult
Booking is not essential
11am-4pm (Last entry at 3)
Storytelling at 12pm & 2pm