Gigs and News

UPCOMING GIGS

 

Culture Night Belfast

Date:  Friday 22nd September 2017

Time:  7.30-8.30pm

Venue:  Arts & Disability Forum, Royal Avenue, Belfast

Tickets:  Free admission

 

Bounce Festival performance with Luminous Soul dance troup

Date:  Thursday 5th October 2017

Time:  7.30pm

Venue:  TBC (Belfast)

Tickets:  TBC

 

Open Arts’ 25th Anniversary Celebration (invitation only)

Date:  Thursday 2nd November 2017

Time:  7.00pm

Venue:  Belfast City Hall

 

Christmas Concert with Special Guests

Date:  Friday 1st December 2017

Time:  7.30pm

Venue:  St Peter’s Cathedral, Belfast

Tickets:  £10 – details to follow

 

 

 




 

Our choir is available to book for festivals, corporate events, conferences etc.

All performance venues for the OACC must be wheelchair-accessible.

Please email: Bev@openartsni.org

Or call 02890 240765

 




 

PREVIOUS GIGS

 

Competed in the European Choir Games in Riga, Latvia – won a silver diploma, gold diploma and 2 Gold medals! 

Date:  16th-20th July 2017

Venue:  various venues in Riga, Latvia

 

 

Joint gig with Donal Scullion & The Spider Collective (part of the Cathedral Quarter Arts Festival)

Date:  Sunday 30th April 2017

Time:   7.30pm (doors 7pm)

Venue:  Rosemary Street Church, Belfast

Tickets:  £10/£8

 

 

“The Spellbound Boy” – Take 2

an adaptation of Ravel’s opera “L’enfant et les sortiléges”

Date:  Sunday 19th March 2017

Time:  3.00pm  &  7.30pm

Venue:  Crescent Arts Centre, 2-4 University Road, Belfast BT7 1NH

Tickets:  £8 & £5 available from the Crescent Arts Centre website:  http://tinyurl.com/jqydf76

 

 

“Anything But Bland” production by Brian Irvine

Date:  Wednesday 15th February 2017

Time:  6.30pm  &  8.30pm

Venue:  Ulster Hall, Belfast

Tickets: £12 available online at  http://www.ulsterorchestra.org.uk/event/anything-but-bland-2/

 

 

Christmas Carolling in Lisburn! 

Date:  Monday 19th December 2016

Time:  7.00-9.00pm

Venue:  Sainsbury’s at Sprucefield, Lisburn

 

 

Christmas Carolling in Carnlough! 

Date:  Sunday 18th December 2016

Time:  2.00-4.00pm

Venue:  Londonderry Arms Hotel, Carnlough

 

 

OACC Christmas Concert with Special Guest performers

Date:  Friday 16th December 2016

Time:  7.30-9.00pm

Venue:  St Peter’s Cathedral, Belfast

 

 

Christmas Carolling in Bangor!

Date:  Wednesday 14th December 2016

Time:  7.00-9.00pm

Venue:  Bloomfield Shopping Centre, Bangor

 

 

Christmas Carolling in Belfast!

Date:  Saturday 10th December 2016

Time:  2.00-5.00pm

Venue:  Sainsbury’s at Forestside, Belfast

 

 

Christmas Carolling in Belfast!

Date:  Saturday 10th December 2016

Time:  1.00-3.00pm

Venue:  Connswater Shopping Centre, Belfast

 

 

Christmas Carolling in Belfast!

Date:  Tuesday 6th December 2016

Time:  4.00-6.00pm

Venue:  Great Victoria Station, Belfast

 

 

“The Spellbound Boy”: an adaptation of Ravel’s opera “L’enfant et les sortiléges”

Date:  Saturday 26th November 2016

Time:  7.30pm

Venue:  Belvoir Players Studio Theatre, Belfast

Tickets:  £5

 

 

UTV Business Eye Awards

Date:  Thursday 24th November 2016

Time:  6.30-7.30pm

Venue:  Riverside Suite at the Belfast Waterfront Hall

 

 

RBL Festival of Remembrance

Date:  Saturday 12th November 2016

Time:  7.00pm

Venue:  Belfast Waterfront Hall

 

 

Pitch Perfect at the Grand Opera House (warm-up act)

Date: Sunday 4th September 2016

Time: 6.30pm

Venue:  Grand Opera House, Belfast

 


 

End-of-term Concert: OACC + ParSonik Choir

Date: Monday 27th June 2016

Time: 7.00-9.00pm

Venue:  Divis Community Centre

 

 

Competed in the Bangor International Choral Festival – won the Barbershop Ensemble & Light Entertainment classes, plus runners up in the Open Choral competition

Date: Saturday 23rd April 2016

Time: 11.00am-10.00pm

Venue:  St Comgall’s Parish Hall, Bangor

 

 

Christmas Carolling in Belfast!

Date: Monday 21st December 2015

Time: 10.00-11.30am

Venue:  Charles Hurst Renault, Boucher Road, Belfast

 

 

Christmas Carolling in Carnlough!

Date: Sunday 20th December 2015

Time: 2.30-5.00pm

Venue:  Londonderry Arms Hotel, Carnlough

 

 

Christmas Carolling in Belfast!

Date: Thursday 17th December 2015

Time: 7.00-9.00pm

Venue:  Sainsbury’s at Forestside Shopping Centre, Belfast

 

 

Christmas Carolling in Newtownabbey!

Date: Tuesday 8th December 2015

Time: 7.00-9.00pm

Venue:  Outside Tesco’s at Northcott Shopping Centre, Newtownabbey

 

 

Christmas Carolling in Bangor!

Date: Thursday 3rd December 2015

Time: 7.00-9.00pm

Venue:  Outside Tesco’s at Bloomfield Shopping Centre, Bangor

 

 

Joint Choral Concert with Accolade Choirs, Newry

Date: Tuesday 17th November 2015

Time: 7.30pm

Venue:  Newry Town Hall, Newry

 

 

Networking Event for Lisburn & Castlereagh City Council

Date: Monday 28th September 2015

Time: 6.30pm

Venue:  Lagan Valley Island Hall, Lisburn

 


 

“Sky To Sea” multi-media production by Open Arts

Date: Saturday 6th June 2015

Time: 6.30pm

Venue:  Stranmillis University College, Belfast (Drama Theatre)

 

 

Competed in the Bangor International Choral Festival – won 3 classes, plus runners up in 2 classes, plus 2 special awards!

Date: Saturday 25th April 2015

Time: 2.00-10.00pm (5 different classes)

Venue:  St Comghall’s Parish Hall, Bangor

 

 

International Technology & Disability Conference

Date: Monday 27th April 2015

Time: 6.30pm

Venue:  The Great Hall, Queens University Belfast

 

 

‘Unsung Heroes’ Reception for The Lord Mayor

Date: Monday 16th March 2015

Time: 6.30pm

Venue:  Belfast City Hall, Reception Hall

 

 

Christmas Carolling in Carnlough!

Date: Sunday 21st December 2014

Time: 2.30-5.00pm

Venue:  The Londonderry Arms Hotel, Carnlough

 

 

Christmas Carolling in Belfast!

Date: Monday 22nd December 2014

Time: 7.00-9.00pm

Venue:  inside entrance of Sainsbury’s at the Kennedy Centre, Falls Road, Belfast

 

 

Christmas Carolling in Bangor!

Date: Saturday 6th December 2014

Time: 4.30-6.30pm

Venue:  outside Tesco at Bloomfield Shopping Centre, Bangor

 

 

Christmas Carolling in Belfast!

Date: Saturday 13th December 2014

Time: 2.00-4.00pm

Venue:  Sainsbury’s at Forestside Shopping Centre, Belfast

 

 

 

‘Forum for Cities in Transition’ reception in Belfast City Hall

(invitation only)

Date: Tuesday 28th October 2014

Time: 7.30pm

 

 

“THREE” CD Launch!

 

 

Our multi-award winning Open Arts Community Choir are launching their newest album, Three, with a special concert at the Duncairn Centre for Culture and Arts, supported by Colin Reid and with special guests NI Soul Troop.

www.openartscommunitychoir.com

http://www.colin-reid.com/

https://www.facebook.com/nisoultroop

 

Date: 13th November 2014

Time: 7.30pm-10pm

Cost: £8 general admission, £5 unwaged

Venue:  The Duncairn Centre for Culture and Arts, Belfast