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December 2019

No Alibis Shawcross Calendar Launch 2020

7th December 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
No Alibis, Botanic Avenue
Belfast, BT7 1JL United Kingdom
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Join us to raise a glass for the launch of the 2020 No Alibis calendar. As always, it's a collaboration with Neil Shawcross and signed copies will be available on the day.

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Jack Gillen trio w/ Darren Beckett and Phil Donnelly

20th December 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm

Jack Gillen began his musical life at age 7, studying classical guitar avidly before discovering Jimi Hendrix at age 15. This discovery opened up pathways into blues, jazz, rock and soul music, and ushered in an obsession with the electric guitar. After studying Jazz for 3 years at Leeds College of Music between 2010-2013, Jack returned to his hometown of London, cutting his teeth as a session guitarist/ co-writer/ musical director/ producer, working with artists in many different musical settings.…

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February 2020

Anne – Marie Fyfe Launch of ” No Far Shore – Charting Unknown Waters “

February 6 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
No Alibis Bookstore, Botanic Avenue
Belfast, BT7 1JL United Kingdom
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    Anne - Marie Fyfe launches her latest collection in No Alibis Bookstore About this Event   No Far Shore: Charting Unknown Waters (Seren Books, 2019) sees Anne-Marie Fyfe, who grew up on the Antrim Coast, explore her poetic obsession with horizon-gazing, on an odyssey from her native Cushendall, by way of sea’s-edge locations such as Suffolk, Orkney, Wexford and Swansea, to Martha’s Vineyard and Nantucket, and then north from Cape Cod to Nova Scotia’s remote Breton Cove. Free…

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No Alibis Press – An Evening of Conversation & Readings – Joanna Walsh & Gail McConnell

February 12 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
No Alibis Bookstore, Botanic Avenue
Belfast, BT7 1JL United Kingdom
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No Alibis Press presents an evening of conversation & readings with Joanna Walsh and Gail McConnell. Chaired by Emma Warnock. Joanna Walsh is the author of seven books, most recently a novel in essays Break.Up (Semiotext(e), 2018) and a digital novella Seed (Visual Editions/Google Creative Lab, 2017), available at seed-story.com. Her writing has appeared in numerous publications, including Granta, Tate, the London Review of Books, The White Review, The Stinging Fly and gorse. Her short story ‘Fine’ was published in…

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Marie Le Conte – “Haven’t You Heard…?” – Politics, Gossip & Rumour….A Discussion

February 18 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
No Alibis Bookstore, Botanic Avenue
Belfast, BT7 1JL United Kingdom
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You are invited to a talk and Q&A with critically-acclaimed political journalist Marie Le Conte. 18 February Marie Le Conte has worked for publications including the Evening Standard, where she was a diarist, and Buzzfeed News (where she broke stories such as Nigel Farage’s meeting with Julian Assange, and Vote Leave’s donations to Brexit campaigner Darren Grimes) before going freelance in 2017. Since then, she has written for the New Statesman, Prospect, the Sunday Times and the Guardian, and has…

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Gerald Dawe -The Sound of The Shuttle – Launch – Guest Speaker, Freya McClements

February 20 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
No Alibis, Botanic Avenue
Belfast, BT7 1JL United Kingdom
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Irish Academic Press in association with  No Alibis Bookstore invite you to the Launch of THE SOUND OF THE SHUTTLE Essays on Cultural Belonging & Protestantism in Northern Ireland by Gerald Dawe The Sound of the Shuttle is an eloquent and compelling selection of essays written over four decades by Belfast-born poet Gerald Dawe, exploring the difficult and at times neglected territory of cultural belonging and northern Protestantism. The title, taken from a letter of John Keats during a journey…

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Michelle Gallen – Big Girl, Small Town – Book Launch

February 25 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
No Alibis Bookstore, Botanic Avenue
Belfast, BT7 1JL United Kingdom
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Join us for a Book Launch . Michelle Gallen will launch her first novel, Big Girl, Small Town , in No Alibis Bookstore. Other people find Majella odd. She keeps herself to herself, she doesn’t like gossip and she isn’t interested in knowing her neighbours’ business. But suddenly everyone in the small town in Northern Ireland where she grew up wants to know all about hers. Since her da disappeared during the Troubles, Majella has tried to live a quiet…

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March 2020

Hope Against Hope – Sheena Wilkinson Book Launch

March 5 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
No Alibis, Botanic Avenue
Belfast, BT7 1JL United Kingdom
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Join us for the launch of Sheena Wilkinson's new book Hope Against Hope. Ireland is at war, communities torn apart by bitter hatred – and now a hard border. But brave young women stand up for hope. It is 1921. Ireland has been at war with Britain for two years. Communities are torn apart by bitter hatred – and now a hard border. Helen’s Hope in Belfast is a hostel for girls, a feminist and non-sectarian space. Stella refuses to…

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DANI Live at No Alibis EVENT CANCELLED

March 20 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
No Alibis, Botanic Avenue
Belfast, BT7 1JL United Kingdom
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£7

EVENT CANCELLED We regret to inform you  that we will be CANCELLING this event due to the Coronavirus / Covid-19 outbreak. Ticketsource, the booking agent, will be contacting all ticket holders directly to arrange refunds. We would like to apologise for any inconvenience this has caused. We are sure you understand that given the current situation we have had no other choice but to cancel this event. Be well and look after yourselves and your loved ones. DANI is a…

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April 2020

No Alibis Children’s Picks

April 27 @ 8:00 am - June 30 @ 5:00 pm

Picture Books The Bear And The Piano David Litchfield When bear finds a piano in the forest, he discovers he is a virtuoso and sets out on a journey playing in all the great concert venues of the world. Yet the other animals in the forest miss their friend, and he begins to miss home. With wonderful illustrations throughout, this is a beautiful book about friendship and belonging which any child will love. Delivery Free UK Delivery £6.99 GBP Postage…

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