Buying Tickets
This year most festival tickets can be purchased on–line and printed at home. Simply log on to, choose your events and pay by credit card or Switch through our secure payment system. Print off the details and bring your booking sheet to the venue.

Belfast Welcome Centre
Tickets can be purchased in person from the box office at the Belfast Welcome Centre, 47 Donegall Place, Belfast (beside Boots) – tel. 028 9024 6609, and at the International Airport from the Belfast Welcome Centre desk.

By Credit Card/Debit Card/Switch
Either in person at the Belfast Welcome Centre, by phone on 028 9024 6609 or online at

The Festival can only refund money or exchange tickets in the case of a cancelled event.

Disabled Access
The Festival aims to be as accessible as possible, however a small number of venues used have restricted access. Please let us know your requirements when booking tickets. Our Festival web site is speech enabled by Browsealoud, and you can view our venue access guide online.

The Festival also offers a 2 for the price of 1 in the case of a disabled attendee requiring a personal assistant to attend an event.

Community / School Groups
The Festival strives to develop new and first time arts attendee’s. If you would like for your school or community group to attend and participate in the festival please contact Alice Quigley, or phone 028 9023 2403 to discuss opportunities for your group to attend.

Mailing List
If you would like to add, update or remove your contact details from the Cathedral Quarter Arts Festival mailing list, please email us at

Age Restriction in Venues
Due to licensing laws, CQAF exercises a strict over 18s only policy in any Festival venue that sells alcohol.

Golden Ticket
Recommended for hardcore festival goers only. We’ve got a limited number (20) of special passes offering access to ALL events (excluding Waterfront Hall events and strictly non- transferable). The CQAF ‘Golden Ticket’ will be available to the die- hard festival few at the bargain price of £100. Call 028 9023 2403 for further information.

supported by

funders Arts Council NI Belfast City Council DSD NITB

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Cathedral Quarter Arts Festival
Unit 8, Northern Whig House
Bridge Street, Belfast BT1 1LU

Telephone: 028 9023 2403
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