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Festival of Fools

Make Smart Moves by bus or train to Festival of Fools

1 – 4 May 2015, Belfast city centre

This May Day Bank Holiday weekend the Festival of Fools promises a schedule packed with dare devil feats, fast paced acrobatics, mesmerising object manipulation, and out of this world comedy.

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Belfast’s favourite family friendly festival is back for the 12th year. From Friday 1st to Monday 4th May, more than 120 performances will take place across the streets of Belfast City Centre and Cathedral Quarter, free of charge. You don’t even need to book. You can expect to be entertained by agile acrobats, comedy contortion, jugglers extraordinaire, aerial escapades, slapstick maestros, unicycling comedy duos, and even a dazed and confused alien in search of intelligent life in Belfast!

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The Festival is encouraging the public to make smart moves with Translink for hassle-free travel to Belfast city centre for a fun-filled day out. For the Saturday and Sunday, our Family and Friends ticket offers unlimited discounted bus and rail day travel for up to 2 adults and 4 children. Also check out 1/3 off day return train and selected Goldline services.

Visitors can also enjoy the Festival of Foods, which will see 17 bars, restaurants and cafes offer a wide range of deals for diners ranging from special Festival menus through to free meals for children.

Festival programmes are available from bus and train stations. For further information click www.foolsfestival.com.

Alternatively call, 028 90 66 66 30 for bus and train ticket and timetable information.

Third-off Goldline coach services day return tickets after 9.30am
  • 209 – Cookstown to Belfast
  • 215 – Downpatrick to Belfast
  • 218 / 219 – Coleraine, Ballymena, Antrim to Belfast
  • 238 / 238A – Newry to Belfast
  • 250/251 – Portadown to Belfast, Armagh to Belfast
  • 256 – Larne to Belfast 



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