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Beat Carnival Costume Trainee Programme January and February 2021

Beat Carnival wants to expand the number of available people who have the enthusiasm and skills necessary to be members of our Costume Team.

Beat's Director gives you a look at our carnival arts workshop space in Belfast [May 2020]. Beat Carnival Centre is closed during the Coronavirus crisis and weekly programmes are transferred to online meetings and activities. 

See the Video Gallery on this site.

NOTICE 15 March 2020

10 March 2020


BEATnDRUM Weekly Samba Training Programme > VIDEO

We had a very successful arts education/participation meeting of the Trans Europe Halles Arts Education Platform at the end of March.

IMAGINE, CREATE AND CRITIQUE, a European Arts Education Seminar starts Wednesday evening (27 March) with a Youth Arts Action workshop. The core participation of the Seminar programme is an Arts Education Platform initiated by the Trans Europe Halles network of independent cultural centres across Europe. Beat Carnival's Director is on the Steering Group of the Platform.

IMAGINE, CREATE AND CRITIQUE programme this week. 27-30 March 2019

Belfast St Patrick's Day Parade Route 2019 

BEATs In The STREET Big Band music at 12noon, Donegall Square - north-west corner of City Hall

Parade start at 12:30


Beat Carnival is developing a COMMUNITY MUSIC GROUPS MAP – celebrating Community Music in Belfast, providing information for more people to become involved and enjoy the experiences on offer.