Let's get Creative!  We've tons of great activities for young people.  Whether it's weekly dance and drama workshops, to Clayrazy craft and film workshops at the weekend...

We're always looking for more inspiration - so if you want to host a workshop or want to suggest one please get in touch!  Call us on 02890655830, or email


When booking online there is a £1.50 cart charge (this does not change with how many tickets you book)


Workshops / Classes

The NiStars Saturday School covers singing, dancing, drama, modeling, DJing, TV presenting and loads more. With tuition from experienced industry professionals, students also get regular performance opportunities.

Saturdays, 10am –1pm. £60/month.

Performance Classes
Singing and Dancing performance classes for 6­-18 year olds with regular performance opportunities.

Juniors: Sundays 1-3pm

NEW weekly Chess Club for children every Sunday!
No subscription, just turn on the day to play

Time: 15:30 – 17:30
Cost: £2 for 1 child, £3 for family (2 or more children)

Providing a fun and safe environment to learn and play chess. Free coaching available for all children.
Each week children will have the opportunity to take part in club ladder matches (a leaderboard of all players), internal cup competitions, and a puzzles leaderboard.
All children welcome regardless of ability

For further information please contact Ross Harris – email: mobile: 07796172227
Or call into Strand 3.30pm-5.30pm on a Sunday

Classes are every Tuesday and Wednesday 7pm - 8.15pm

The classes are most suited to absolute beginners.
If you would like to try yoga, increase your strength and mobility, have more energy and enjoy relaxing - then this class is for you!

By Sonia Wilson
Phone: 07952803405

Cost £35.00 for six week course
(Please wear suitable clothing and if possible bring your own non-slip yoga mat).

Part of Belfast Children's Festival

'Lego City' creative building workshop + 3D virtual reality headsets to inspire the kids on their awesome city builds! The kids will be transported across the globe to explore different types of cities. They will also enjoy Lego Builds, Freeplay, build your chosen motorised Lego technic vehicle then drive it through the city obstacles by remote control. Facilitated by Bricks 4 Kidz,
2 - 4pm - £8 per child

Join our Minors Film Club! Every Saturday during Term Time at 12noon...
Suitable for 5yrs+ unless stated otherwise

18th Science Festival - The Iron Giant [U] 7yrs+
25th Science Festival - ET: The Extra-Terrestrial [U] 7yrs+

4th - Babe (1995) [U] - World Book Day week
11th – Pom Poko (1994) [PG] 7years+
Talk on cities and our environment - Belfast Children’s Festival
18th - Fly Away Home (1996) [U]
25th - City Of Ember (2008) 7yrs+ [Shot in Belfast] – Festival Of Learning

FREE educational film screenings open to all.
Aimed at children of Primary School age. Each screening has either an introduction, handout or special activity & the kids are encouraged to review the films!

Monthly Heritage tour with our expert projectionist and Film enthusiast Alan McClurg.

Come hear about The Strand's history, its unique Art Deco architecture and traditional movie theatres. Get behind the scenes to see the workings of both our original 35mm film projector and the new digital projectors. Watch selected footage from the Northern Ireland Screen Digital Archive.

Only 10 places available, pre-book to avoid disappointment.
If you have a group of more than 6 people we will put on another tour for you - please email: / 02890655830

Saturday 28th January, 12.30pm
Saturday 25th February, 12.30pm
Saturday 25th March, 12.30pm