The Ulster Bank Belfast Festival at Queen's is Ireland's biggest international arts festival and this year it's celebrating its 50th anniversary. The festival runs from the October 19th - November 4th 2012 at many venues across the city, including the Mandela Hall, the Naughton Gallery, the QFT and the Whitla Hall at Queen's, as well as the Grand Opera House, the Waterfront Hall and the Cultúrlann centre.