BCC Biggest Weekend Fringe

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The Biggest Weekend Fringe is a creative and comprehensive 10-day outreach programme which will be taking place in the lead up to The Biggest Weekend. The Fringe will include live musical performances, industry insight, workshops and Q&A’s with BBC Radio DJ’s and influential figures, a UK wide tour with BBC Music Introducing, a new Ten Pieces initiative, Radio 1’s Academy, … Read More

Belfast Harbour Seeking Entertainment for Cruise Arrivals

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Belfast Harbour are currently seeking proposals to provide entertainment for cruise passengers, welcoming them into the city.   Belfast continues to grow in popularity as a cruise destination, and for the first time they will welcome more than 200,000 visitors to Belfast Harbour. If you or your organisation are interested in applying you can download the tender document here

Nominee’s Announced for the Belfast Business Awards

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  This week Belfast Chamber have announced their shortlist for the Belfast Business Awards, which includes more than 60 potential winners, after whittling down hundreds of nominations from businesses, companies, entrepreneurs and organisations around the city.  Destination CQ are proud to be sponsoring the Best Creative Business Category and excited to see some of the local businesses that are nominated.  Have a … Read More

The Sixth Redevelopment

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  Plans have been revealed for the redevelopment of the Belfast Telegraph building. It was bought in 2016 by a partnership of Belfast City Council and the County Tyrone property firm McAleer and Rushe. They are proposing an office-focused scheme which will involve refurbishing the listed building and demolishing and rebuilding non-listed buildings on the one acre site. The new … Read More

Want can Destination CQ do for you?

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  Drop in for a coffee and a chat… Join us:22nd March 10am-12pm @ Biddy Farrellys2pm-4pm @ Cafe 31 23rd March10-12pm @ The Dark Horse2pm-4pm @ Cafe 31

Calling all Arts & Cultural Organisations!

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  Destination CQ know that Arts & Cultural organisations are the heart of the Cathedral Quarter so we are asking all of these organisations to join us on March 13th so we can find out what the area really needs, and what we can do to help. The meet-up will take place upstairs at the Duke of York between 5pm-7pm. Drop in whenever you can and if you’re still not sure..there will be pizza.

BelFeast Food & Drink Festival

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  BelFeast – a new three-day food and drink festival taking place during the weekend of 23-25 March is promising a ‘taste’ of Belfast that will have visitors and residents asking for more. Download the programme   The event will boost Belfast’s reputation as a top food and drink destination by showcasing the finest in local produce, the skills of … Read More

Belfast Business Awards 2018!

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  This year Destination CQ are excited to sponsor the ‘Best Creative Business’ category at the 2018 Belfast Business Awards. We know the Cathedral Quarter is bursting with creative businesses and we believe all our BID members are outstanding in their field and have what it takes to win.  If you feel the creative side isn’t the best bit of your … Read More

Walk & Talk with Consarc Architects

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We are offering an opportunity for Destination CQ Bid members to meet a representative from Consarc Design Group, the heritage specialists involved in the former Royal Exchange Development.   This will be a ‘walk & talk’ event taking place around the areas involved in the plan.  There will be up to four occasions to take part throughout the first two weeks in March. March 1st & … Read More

Who own the city?

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As part of the current project Who owns the City? Urban planning, citizen participation and forms of protest, PS² have arranged an afternoon of discussion around our built environment with a focus on the current developments proposed for the Cathedral Quarter and the existing planning process. The first session will take place on Friday, 12 January from 3-6pm and will try to establish ways and means by which … Read More