The Being Human Festival

Belfast will host workshops, masterclasses, performances, film and more to help engage people of all ages and ability on the theme 'Lost and Found'

Festival Details


Sunday, 19 November 2017 to Saturday, 25 November 2017

The Being Human Festival of the Humanities will take place across Belfast from the 19 - 25 November. The Festival is an annual UK-wide festival of the humanities and for the first time Queen’s University Belfast has been selected as one of five 'Being Human Hubs' across the UK and will host a series of events on the theme of ‘Lost and Found’. From sensory loss to stories from the conflict, each event will explore an aspect of humanities-based research and has been developed in conjunction with a wide range of Northern Ireland wide community partners such as Tinderbox Theatre Company, Action on Hearing Loss, the Ulster Museum and Armagh Planetarium.

For further information and to register click here.

The Being Human Festival is the first and only national festival of the humanities in the UK, led by the School of Advanced Study, University of London, in partnership with the Arts & Humanities Research Council and the British Academy.