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Rudy at The Grand Opera House

This year’s Belfast Children’s Festival, run by Young At Art, took place in various venues across the city from 7th – 14th March. We attended four events over the festival and enjoyed them all.

The first event was Baby Chill. It was N’s first arts event at 10.5 weeks and I am delighted to say she loved every minute of it! She and I were welcome into a room in one of our favourite places, the Ulster Museum, where we entered an inflatable pod which was full of super soft cushions with different textures and had soft twinkly music playing. N was fascinated by the lights changing colour and it was so nice to spend half an hour with her as she stared¬† and smiled at what was going on around her.

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Good free family fun.

April 28, 2013

Everyone is feeling a bit lighter in the purse these days and so it was great to discover lots of free things happening this weekend which we thought R would enjoy.

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We’ve been stalking..I mean, following Irish comedian David O’Doherty since seeing him support one of our favourite artists David Kitt many years ago in the Empire Music Hall. His very particular brand of VLEMW (very low energy musical whimsy) caught our attention right away and we were hooked.¬† We’ve seem him in many different venues (The Black Box, Ulster Hall, Empire) but last night we ventured into the autumn night to see him perform in a giant tent outside Queen’s as part of the 50th Belfast Festival.

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