Tuesday, 2 March 2010

St Patricks day in Belfast -

Our 2010 St Patrick’s Day celebrations in Belfast on 17 March will offer a colourful carnival atmosphere for the whole family to enjoy!

Carnival parade
The carnival procession, featuring hundreds of participants from all corners of Belfast, will leave Belfast City Hall at 12 noon, move down Chichester Street, then into Victoria Street and from there to Custom House Square.

The carnival parade, with the theme of Spring, will feature the biggest springtime bouquets ever seen in Belfast, surrounded by huge exotic butterflies!

View photos of last year's St Patrick's Day Carnival

Free concert - Chipmunk
Rising teenage rap sensation Chipmunk will headline this year’s multi-cultural concert at Custom House Square. It will begin at 1pm, after the carnival parade (gates open at 12 noon).

Other performers include The X Factor's Ruth Lorenzo, traditional music from Flook and Session Beats and K1, Romania’s chart-topping band. The concert will be compèred by Cool FM's Pete Snodden.

The concert is free but a ticket is required.

Tickets are available from Belfast Welcome Centre, Donegall Place (beside Boots) from Friday 26 February at 9am.
Tickets are limited to four per person.
Tickets are only available to people over the age of 16.
Anyone under 16 attending the concert must be accompanied by an adult.
Please note, no alcohol will be sold or permitted on the site, and our standard terms and conditions apply.

More information
For more information, please visit www.belfastcity.gov.uk/events or call the Belfast Welcome Centre on 028 9024 6609.

The information contained in this email was correct when sent. Belfast City Council cannot be held responsible for errors, omissions or cancellations.

Other St Patrick's Day events
12 March - Hounds of Ulster Music Unites Belfast Waterfront
17 March - BBC St Patrick's Day Concert Belfast Waterfront
13 and 20 March - St Patrick's Day activities St George's Market

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