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The MAC Belfast

10 Exchange Street West | Cathedral Quarter, Belfast BT1 2NJ, Northern Ireland
+44 28 9023 5053
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We will be back MAC

We went to the Mac recently with a family group and we all thoroughly enjoyed the experience from... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
grouselodge
Hansel and Gretel at The MAC

A modern telling of this wonderful tale, so appropriate in our commercialised culture of Christmas... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Denise M
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We're the MAC, Belfast's new arts venue. We select, create and mix up music, theatre, dance and art - bringing you the very best of local and international talent, all under one roof. Our world-class building is situated in the heart of Belfast's bustling Cathedral Quarter, right behind Saint Anne's Cathedral. We are home to international art exhibitions, the very best in live theatre, experimental works and all manner of weird and wonderful goings-on. One visit and you'll discover that the MAC has something for all ages and interests. We hope you love our building as much as we do.
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  • Average8%
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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10 Exchange Street West | Cathedral Quarter, Belfast BT1 2NJ, Northern Ireland
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10 Exchange Street West | Cathedral Quarter, Belfast BT1 2NJ, Northern Ireland
+44 28 9023 5053
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We went to the Mac recently with a family group and we all thoroughly enjoyed the experience from the sweetie room for the kids to the play room up stairs. Everything was clean and tidy the staff were helpful and made us feel welcome. The...More

Thank grouselodge
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A modern telling of this wonderful tale, so appropriate in our commercialised culture of Christmas. Reminding us once more that family presence and love are what matters. Excellent singing throughout and surprisingly great roles for women. With lyrics telling us that the main ingredient for...More

Thank Denise M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was the third year we went to see The MAC's Christmas Play and we had yet another perfect family evening out. The play "Hansel and Gretel" was exceptional -- really imaginative, energetic and entertaining interpretation. Everything about this play was top quality -- acting,...More

Thank CrawK
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great museum with free entry- would really recommend the Shonky exhibit. The food in the restaurant is also lovely and have vegetarian + vegan options which is really appreciated. Just a short walk from the city centre.

Thank Maria3559
Reviewed 16 December 2017 via mobile

As usual em two balloons delivered a side splitting comedy performance! hilarious from start to finish. My cheekbones still aching from all the laughing thank you lads can’t wait to see what you come up with next. There were 10 of us in the company...More

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MAC_Team, Manager at The MAC Belfast, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Hi Margaret, Thank you for taking some time to tell us about your visit to the MAC. We are delighted that you enjoyed your Christmas visit and so glad to hear that you were welcomed by MAC staff. Look forward to welcoming you and your...More

Reviewed 2 December 2017

First time going to the Mac theatre in Belfast had an amazing time staff were so friendly and so helpful. Bought my two kids to see hansel and gretal. The play was fantastic thoroughly enjoyed by the whole family. The icing on the cake meeting...More

Thank susannah1975
MAC_Team, Manager at The MAC Belfast, responded to this reviewResponded 6 December 2017

Hi Susannah, Thanks so much for leaving us this lovely review of Hansel & Gretel for us. We are absolutely thrilled to hear that your little ones had an enjoyable time and got to meet the cast afterwards. We hope to welcome you back to...More

Reviewed 15 November 2017 via mobile

Being a coat, scarf and gloves and you’ll have a lovely evening. Have never been so cold on a night out.More

Thank Avalena
MAC_Team, Manager at The MAC Belfast, responded to this reviewResponded 20 November 2017

Hi Avalena, We're really sorry to hear you had a chilly experience in the MAC - the day you visited we'd been doing some installation work for Christmas time and the large window had been open which meant the building was a little colder than...More

Reviewed 31 October 2017

Visited mac while waiting to check into our nearby hotel and had one of the best fried breakfasts I've ever had, with all local produce, plus a delicious scone - yum!

Thank Pauline R
MAC_Team, Manager at The MAC Belfast, responded to this reviewResponded 20 November 2017

Hi Pauline, Thanks so much for leaving this review - we love hearing our customers comments and appreciate you taking the time to tell us what you thought. We hope someday to welcome you back to the MAC. Many thanks, The MAC Team

Reviewed 29 October 2017

Had the privilege of seeing "Hard to be Soft" at the Mac last night. Thus modern dance show was created by the very talented Oona Doherty, who is an absolutely brilliant choreographer and dancer. The Mac stage looked stunning the show revived a well deserved...More

Thank Jane M
MAC_Team, Manager at The MAC Belfast, responded to this reviewResponded 20 November 2017

Hi Jane, Thanks very much indeed for leaving this wonderful review. We'll be sure to pass on your amazing feedback to the Belfast International Arts Festival about what was a fantastic show. We do hope to welcome you back to the MAC soon. Many thanks,...More

Reviewed 20 October 2017

I wasn't able to attend a performance at the MAC, but I did get to spend a bit of time in the art gallery. The space is very open and the exhibitions were all interesting and well worth the visit. I honestly felt spoiled -...More

Thank Erin188569
MAC_Team, Manager at The MAC Belfast, responded to this reviewResponded 20 November 2017

Hi Erin, Thank you for taking some time to leave us this lovely review. We love to hear customer comments and we're delighted that you had an enjoyable experience in our galleries. We hope to welcome you back to the MAC soon. Kind regards, The...More

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