Summer Solstice from the Brink!

Category: Talks & Lectures

Clear your calendar for the Summer Solstice weekend, Saturday 22nd & Sunday 23rd June: Summer Solstice from the Brink!

Join us to celebrate the start of the summer with local food, stories from growers & climate champions, live broadcast of local DJs on BBC, and a selection of food & climate films, to provoke & inspire.

This is the public launch of the Brink! site, bringing people together to discuss what should this city do, to have some fun, eat some nice food, and learn from each other.

The Brink! site in the heart of the city

On Saturday 22nd we will hear from regenerative farmers, climate scientists, community growers, and food producers, and go on urban safaris with Wild Belfast, from midday to 6pm, in our Marquee & Garden zones of the Brink! site..

And from 6-11pm BBC Summer Solstice Live from the Brink! will broadcast a selection of sets from some of Belfast’s finest DJs to celebrate the start of the summer.

On Sunday 23rd, from midday-9pm, we will host a series of food, climate & activist related films, interspersed with Q&A from local specialists to hear how these films relate to Northern Ireland.


Chatting. Eating. Dancing.

Saturday 22nd June: (Program below)

Midday-6pm: Food & Climate Stories – Local food stalls, talks and stands / Urban Safari city-centre biodiversity walks with Wild Belfast

6-11pm: BBC Summer Solstice Live Broadcast from the Brink! – DJs playing chilled vibes & summer tunes: Phil Taggart/Timmy Stewart, Kwame, & Warriors of the Discotheque

Sunday 23rd June: (Program below)

Miiday-9pm: Film screenings (Food, Climate & Activism) with Q&A


This is the site location on Union Street, directly across the road from the Sunflower Bar, which is 65 Union St, Belfast BT1 2JG.

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These events are all FREE, and access to the site will be limited for safety, and on a 1st come 1st served basis.

Evening bar will be provided by the Sunflower Bar.


Kent Street, Belfast, BT1 2JA



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