Belfast Telegraph

Tuesday 31 May 2016

Five things to do in Northern Ireland: Alison Moyet and Ponies Don't Play Football

Published 01/10/2013

Alison Moyet plays the Waterfront Hall, Belfast
Alison Moyet plays the Waterfront Hall, Belfast

CONCERT: UK music icon Alison Moyet first found fame with Yazoo in the 80s but has gone on to have success as a solo artist because of her remarkable vocal talents.

Hear her performing material from her new album The Minutes in the Waterfront Hall, Belfast. Doors: 7.30pm. Tickets: £33/£35.50.

Tel: 028 9033 4455

DANCE: Ponies Don't Play Football is the latest show from the award-winning ponydance company. Performed in The MAC, Belfast, it involves lots of bare flesh, original and unoriginal music, spectacular lighting and of course lots and lots of fancy moves. 8pm, until Sat. Tickets: £12-£15. Tel: 028 9023 5053

CONCERT: English alternative rock/indie rock band The 1975 are on tour in support of their eponymous debut album and can be heard in the Mandela Hall, Belfast. 7pm. 14+ show. Tickets: £14.

Tel: 028 9097 1062


COMEDY: Buckle up and get a seat on The Black Taxi Comedy Tour in the Black Box, Belfast. Sean Hegarty, Paddy McDonnell, Cormac O'Donnell and Phil McEwan will all be there so it is bound to be a scream. 8pm. Tickets: £7. Tel: 028 9024 4400

MOVIE: A Belfast Story from first time director Nathan Todd explores life beyond the peace process. After hundreds of years of hatred and 30 years of bombs there is so-called calm but does it extend to Colm Meaney who is the detective investigating the murders of ex-IRA paramilitaries? Cert: 15. On general release. Costs: £3.50-£6.50 approx


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