Mandela Hall is one of the entertainment venues of the massive Queen's University Belfast Students' Union. Boasting up to 1000 people standing capacity, Mandela Hall is certainly a world-class music venue, configurable for smaller seated shows and audiences. Every year Mandela Hall is hosting various comedy shows, club nights, and concerts. Just in the past couple of years the venue has seen such performers as Chic
, Jake Bugg
, Bombay Bicycle Club, etc.
Mandela Hall is situated in a well-known Queen’s area in Belfast and is easily accessible by any means of transport you please to choose.
By train and tube: in case you are travelling to the venue by rail, the closest train station would be Botanic. The station is only 7 minutes of walk away from the Mandela Hall.
By bus: if you decided to take a bus, the nearest bus stop would be Central Bus Station, located within 8 minutes of walking distance from the venue.
By car: Mandela Hall is located right on a major street – University Road. On top of that, the venue is easily accessible through A1/Lisburn Road.
International: if you are travelling to the venue from the Belfast International Airport, your journey will take approximately half an hour. You can take B38, M2 or Ballyhill Road to get to Mandela Hall.
Even though there is no on-site parking, there are many street parkings and car parks available in close proximity to the venue. Some of them have designated parking spots for the blue badge holders.
Access for people with special needs
Both entrances to the venue are wheelchair accessible via ramps. The reception has a lowered wheelchair accessible section. A lift is available to get to the upper floors. There are 3 unisex accessible toilets. Assistance dogs are always welcome!