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Booking Tickets

You can access our ticket booking system for all free events here, as well as the box offices for the two paid events at the Black Box £10 and Accidental Theatre £5.

Advance booking is highly recommended for all events.

Can't Attend in Person? Live Stream

Yes, many of the events will be live streamed on the home page of our website starting on the 8th April 2024.

The exhibitions/installations, sound walks and the closing party will not be live-streamed.


Link to Map of Festival Venues

  • Sonic Lab at SARC, Queen’s University Belfast, Cloreen Park, Belfast BT9 5HN
  • The Harty Room, Music Building, Queen’s University Belfast, Music Building, University Square, Belfast, BT7 1PA
  • Brian Friel Theatre, 20 University Square, Belfast BT7 1NN
  • Accidental Theatre, 12-13 Shaftesbury Square, Belfast BT2 7DB
  • The Black Box, 18-22 Hill St, Belfast BT1 2LA
  • Portview Trade Centre, 310 Newtownards Rd, Belfast BT4 1GE
  • Queen Street Studios (QSS), The Arches Centre, 11-13 Bloomfield Avenue, Belfast, BT5 5AA
  • Digital Arts Studios (DAS), 1 Exchange Place, Belfast, BT1 2NA
  • Threshold, Flax Art Studios, 7 North Street, Belfast, BT1 1NA


For a selection of AirBnB options in the area – search here…

Bullitt Hotel – Belfast city centre, 40a Church Lane, Belfast, BT1 4QN.  Use ‘Sonorities’ to get an 8% discount on rooms.

Lagan Backpackers – 121 Fitzroy Fve, Belfast, BT7 1HU

The Harrison Chambers of Distinction Boutique Hotel –  43 Malone Road, Belfast, BT9 6RX
Use discount code “Sonorities” for 10% off when booking.  Email:

The Warren Belfast –  B&B, 7 University Road, Belfast, BT7 1NA  10% discount by emailing (mention Sonorities)

The Malone – (also has private apartments)  60 Eglantine Avenue, Malone Road, Belfast, BT9 6DY

House Hotel –  59-63 Botanic Ave, Belfast BT7 1JL

For additional options and star ratings search ‘Queens Quarter’ on Booking.Com


There are two airports to choose from;

George Best Belfast City Airport
Located just three miles (5 kilometres) from Belfast City Centre.

George Best Belfast City Airport

Getting from the airport to the City;

By Bus: The Airport Express Bus Service ( Service 600) operates every 30 minutes Monday to Saturday and every 40 minutes on Sunday from outside the airport to the Belfast Europa Bus Centre adjacent to the Europa Hotel, in the heart of the city. The service, Airport Express 600, operates between 5.45am and 9.25pm and the journey takes approximately 10mins.

By Train: When travelling to the airport by train, you’ll want to disembark at Sydenham train station.Translink operates a rail service (0600-2300) Monday-Saturday to Central and Victoria Street Stations every 20 minutes. The service is hourly on Sundays (0900-2200). Connections are available from Central Station to the rest of the rail network in Northern Ireland and the Irish Republic. A shuttle bus service operates between the airport terminal and the rail halt at Sydenham. Please go to the information desk and ask for the service. You’ll be instructed to wait by the taxi rank where the shuttle bus will collect you.

By Taxi:Approved taxis operate from the Airport taxi rank outside the terminal building. Wheel-chair accessible taxis are available.


Belfast International Airport
Located 13 miles (21 Kilometres) northwest of Belfast.

Getting from the airport to the City –

By Bus: The Airport Express Bus Service (Service 300) operates a regular service on weekdays and weekends. The bus leaves from the bus stop located opposite the terminal exit.
By Taxi: The International Airport Taxi Company, official taxi operator for the Belfast International Airport, are available for hire 24 hours a day 7 days a week outside the right hand door of the airport Exit lobby.  Only taxis approved by Belfast International Airport are permitted to use the taxi rank.  A list of sample fares is displayed in the exit hall of the terminal building. A taxi share scheme to Belfast is available for those who wish to use it. For bookings, contact the Belfast International Airport Taxi Company on +44 (0)28 9448 4353.

More Information

Take the Ferry to Belfast

Fast ferry services including Stena Line and P&O Ferries make multiple daily crossings from Northern Ireland to ports in Scotland and England. The two main Belfast routes are from Liverpool and Cairnryan, both provided by Stena Line. An alternative route runs from Holyhead to Dublin, with excellent motorway connections between there and Belfast.


P&O Ferries

Queen’s University is a five minute walk from Botanic Train Station on the Bangor, Larne, Newry and Derry~Londonderry lines. Coach and bus services arrive at Great Victoria Street, which is also connected by rail (or alternatively is a ten-minute walk).

The Enterprise Train service runs from Dublin to Belfast with an average of 8 trains per day with an estimated travel time of 2h09. Trains from Dublin to Belfast depart approximately every 1h40mins. A regular bus service also runs from Belfast Europa station to Dublin city and Dublin airport.

All public transport in Northern Ireland is organised by the Translink company. Visit their website for more information on fares, timetables, journey planners and online ticket bookings. Below is a list of their main services:

NI Railways: Northern Irelands train service provider has services running from Portadown, Bangor, Larne, Derry / Londonderry, Portrush and Dublin.

Ulsterbus: Ulsterbus is a public transport operator in Northern Ireland and operates bus services outside Belfast, including Dublin.

Ulsterbus Goldline: Providing direct services to and from cities across Northern Ireland, including Derry / Londonderry, Coleraine, Newry and Armagh.

Metrobus: Providing travel throughout the greater Belfast area.

Translink Journey Planner

In most cases you do not need a Visa but please do check your status through the following government site