Belfast Children's Festival, 6-11 March 2020, profiling the best in exciting, cutting-edge performance work for young audiences created right here in Northern Ireland.

BCF18 Delegates

TYANI (Theatre for Young Audiences Northern Ireland) presents a showcase of some of the finest performance work for young audiences at this year's Belfast Children's Festival in March (6-11 March).

The showcase will raise the profile of performance work for young audiences within NI, offer development opportunities for artists and local companies, and present the best performance work for young audiences being created in Northern Ireland available for international touring. It will bring leading practitioners, producers and artists together to explore, discuss and network, and reflects our interest in bringing forward new, innovative and ground-breaking work.

In addition to experiencing the best performance work for young audiences being created in Northern Ireland, delegates also have an opportunity to build in the Belfast Children's Festival's international programme to their itinerary.

A delegate package is available Friday 6 - Tuesday 11 March at a cost of £70, including all performance tickets, talks, works-in-progress, scratch performances, discussions and networking events.


Please see Delegate Itinerary and Booking Form below (Booking form to be completed and returned after purchase of package to

Additionally there will be a Delegate Dinner on Saturday the 7th March. Tickets for this are booked seperately and can be found here 


Why not consider extending your stay to explore the beautiful city of Belfast and experience our legendary visitor welcome!

Future dates for your diary:

- 2021 Belfast Children’s Festival Fri 5 – Wed 10 March 

The TYA NI Showcase is generously supported by the National Lottery through Arts Council of Northern Ireland and the British Council.

We look forward to welcoming you to Belfast!

TYANI Showcase 20 Delegate Itinerary

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TYANI Showcase Delegate Booking Form

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