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Brassed off with Brexit, tired of Trump, bored with Bozza and jaded with Jezza? Today’s news cycle is unremittingly grim and many of us are switching off. So let’s tune into a different sort of news agenda. Stories from the sunnier side of the street – funny, irreverent and uplifting.

Monday 11 November 2019 | 8pm


Póg na sí Tours

‘Are you ready for a rollicking good time? If you’re on your holidays in Ireland come and take a tour with Ireland’s premier No.1 tour company, Póg na Sí Tours. Sights galore!’

Tuesday 12 November 2019 | 7:30pm


A View From the Bridge

A View from the Bridge is Arthur Miller's seminal two-act play set by the docks of Red Hook, a working-class part of Brooklyn, New York.

Staged by Belfast based theatre company DAMD. This production was previously sold out in The Belfast Barge in 2014 and was The Belfast Telegraph’s “Pick of the Week”.

Thurs 14 - Sat 16 November 2019 | 8pm


Sunday Improv

Every Sunday evening comedic improvisers put together scenes, songs, and stories from audience suggestions.

Sundays | 8pm


Scratch Night

Join us at Accidental for another evening of scratch performances. Where audiences will have a chance on the night, to give a host of artists feedback on their brand new work.

Thursday 21 November 2019 | 8pm


Accidental Comedy Club

The Accidental Comedy Club brings you a night of cleverly curated stand-up from some up-and-coming names in the comedy scene.

Friday 22 November 2019 | 8pm



Private Peaceful relives the life of Private Tommo Peaceful, a young First World War soldier awaiting the firing squad at dawn. During the night, he looks back at his short but joyful past and the battles and injustices of war that brought him to the front line.

Saturday 23 November 2019 | 7:30pm


Headwreck Quiz

Quiz Host Ireland’s eclectic table quiz makes its Belfast debut at Accidental Theatre in September.

QHI’s ever popular weekly events are mind bending and hilarious spins on the traditional trivia quiz. Pictures, audio and video rounds all presented on the big screen.

Thursday 28 November 2019 | 8pm


Friday Night Improv

In an improvised comedy show, performers create stories and sketches based on live suggestions from the audience. Fast-paced and funny, there’s no better way to ease into the weekend.

Friday 29 November 2019 | 8pm

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Beacon 5 Gaming Convention

Table Top North Presents its Annual Traditional Gaming Convention

A two day extravaganza of tabletop gaming including: RPGs, Boardgames, LARPs, War Games And MUCH MUCH MORE. Fun for all ages (12+)

Saturday 30 Nov & Sunday 1 Dec



Wresolution presents an action-packed night of HEROES & VILLIANS.

Bringing Top International Pro Wrestling superstars to the ring, where they will face off against the very best of homegrown talent and fans' favourites.

Saturday 7 December 2019 | 7:30pm

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The Enchantress

A corrupt state, a spoiled prince, a woman of the stage:

Things are about to change in aristocratic Europe, when a womanising crown prince catches the eye of celebrated singer Vivien, whose independence threatens to upset the stately decorum.

Sunday 8 December 2019 | 7:30pm


Accidental Fictions

A night of new fiction stories read by the writers themselves. If you’d like to be one of the readers just send us a message about who you are and what you’d like to read.

Thursday 12 December 2019 | 8pm



Driven to desperation one Christmas Eve, family man George Bailey is saved from ending it all by the enigmatic Clarence, who claims to be an angel trying to earn his wings.

After the screening, CinePunked's Robert JE Simpson and Dr Rachael Kelly will be leading a post-screening discussion on the magic of Frank Capra's filmmaking and the special place his best-known film still has in the hearts of its many fans.

Wednesday 18 December 2019 | 7pm


Sing Your Troubles

It’s a hard world out there, and it’s just getting rougher and tougher. So we decided in the best traditions of music & theatre that we’d setup a night were you can come along and simply sing! Sing all your troubles away with friends & strangers alike.

Saturday 21st December 2019 | 9:30pm