Ulster Hall has a long history. It was built in 1859 and opened it doors in 1862. After a major refurbishment in 2007, Ulster Hall nowadays is a concert hall that hosts political party conferences, craft fairs, classic recitals and concerts. The venue has hosted a great variety of performances in its history, which includes readings by Charles Dickens and performances by opera singers, actors, and bands like AC/DC
, Led Zeppelin, Rory Gallagher, Slayer
and many others.
The Ulster Hall is located on Bedford Street and is easily accessible by any transport you wish to choose.
By train and tube: the closest railway station is Great Victoria Street Station. It is approximately five minutes walk away from the hall.
By bus: Europa Bus Centre is the closest bus station, located within five minutes walking distance from the Ulster Hall. Take Bus 515 towards Belfast City Centre to get off at Europa Buscentre.
By car: if you are taking a major road into the city, just follow the signs for the city centre. Take the May Street, which is behind the City Hall and turn left into Bedford Street.
International: if you are coming from the Belfast International Airport, your journey will take 26 minutes if you take motorway M2. You will get to the venue from George Best Belfast City Airport via A2 in about ten minutes.
On-street parking is available on Bedford Street, right in front of the Ulster Hall and to the rear of the building as well as on surrounding streets. Few par parks are also located within 5 minutes walking distance from the venue: on Bedford Street, Dublin Road and Great Victoria Street. The parks have several yellow line spots.
Access for people with special needs
The building has a lift access, connecting two floors of the venue. There are two accessible toilets – one on the ground floor and one on a balcony. Wheelchair accessible spaces are also provided.