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Youth Lyric will present Titanic by Stewart Love in Theatre at the Mill Newtownabbey in March. Students from eight level three and level five courses including Graphic Design, Media, Journalism, Visual Effects, Music, Costume and Make Up are contributing to it as part of their assessments.

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Booking now open for Titanic our March 2020 production!

Reserve your seats for what is set to be our biggest ever box office success!

Following their 2019 sell out success with Age on Stage, Youth Lyric, in partnership with Belfast Metropolitan College, roar into a production of Belfast playwright Stewart Love’s classic Titanic.

Award winning actor/producer Wilfie Pyper MBE makes his directorial debut with Youth Lyric with students from nine courses at Belfast Met to bring this classic story of love and loss to brilliant theatrical life!

Titanic tells the story of the conception, construction and eventual sinking of the mighty RMS Titanic. A tale of the pride and achievements of the people of Belfast and the anxious eyes of passengers and crew stare at the cruel waters.

Don’t miss this wonderful showcase of young talent onstage!

Click on the link below to book your tickets

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Tickets: Wed £13 & £11 (Concession),  Thurs & Fri £15 & £13 (Concession), Sat £15 (No Concession)

Book Online and get £1 off each ticket price!

Time: 7.45pm Sat Matinee 2.30pm

Wheelchair accessible seats are not available to book online, please contact Box Office on 028 9034 0202.

Naomi Long MEP visits Youth Lyric festivals!

Our long time supporter, Mrs. Naomi Long MEP was guest of honour at our recent festival. Naomi has been a great advocate for the work of Youth Lyric and was full of praise for the work of our charity and in particular the skills demonstrated in performance by our very talented students!

Naomi Long MEP receives Youth Lyric Belfast Crystal glasses from our students.
Naomi received a gift of Belfast Crystal engraved with the Youth Lyric logo from Siún and Aislinn and is also pictured with students, staff and our festival adjudicators Aileen Browne and William Scott.

Naomi Long MEP with students, staff and guests


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Our fabulous administrator Rachel Robinson recently attended a dinner honouring Speaker of the House of Commons Mr. John Bercow MP. Rachel was delighted to present Mr. Bercow with a personalised Youth Lyric hoodie!

Speaker Mr. John Bercow MP with Youth Lyric administrator

Youth Lyric Festival June 2019

We are really looking forward to our festivals on 1st and 8th June at CFC 10 Belmont Road.  Students are reminded to arrive one hour before the festival starts. On arrival please only use the Holywood Road entrance, unless a disabled access is required, in which case please call us on 07710618289 and Rachel will meet you at the Belmont Road entrance.

You can purchase your Festival Tickets, (£5 per adult, children free) plus any raffle tickets (£1 per strip or 6 strips for £5) on arrival and enjoy your hot drink and tray bake while you wait in the foyer for the performances to begin in the main auditorium.


10:00 am Monday 5 & 6 o’clock classes, Adjudicator – Joanna Dickey

12.30 pm Tuesday 4 o’clock class & Strandtown Adjudicator – Carolyn Stewart

3:00 pm Friday 5 & 6 o’clock classes & Tuesday 5 o’clock Adjudicator Jennifer Reid


10:00 am Saturday 9 and 10 o’clock classes Adjudicator Aileen Browne

1:00 pm Youth Group & Saturday 11 o’clock Adjudicator William Scott


Leading Solicitor joins Youth Lyric Board of Trustees!

Catherine Cooney, a partner in the prestigious law firm Worthingtons Solicitors, has kindly accepted an invitation to join the Youth Lyric Board of Trustees. Catherine is familiar with our work through attending productions and is looking forward to being part of the team.

Speaking about her appointment Catherine said:

“I was very pleased indeed to be asked to serve on the Youth Lyric Board of Trustees and know from their performances that the charity does terrific work.”



Saturdays 9-10am in Orchard Building, Stranmillis College

Ages: Primary 1-3   Cost: £90.00 per term

Youth Lyric offers a unique, infant class tailored to Foundation years developing creativity and confidence and early performance skills. This class is delivered by an experienced choreographer and fully qualified Key Stage 1 teacher (both Access NI approved) and embeds the skills required for their initial/Grade 1 Trinity Performing Arts certificate.

Our infant students have the opportunities to both audition for our annual production and attend outside casting requests.

If you would like to register for this class or for any further information please e-mail

Rachel Robinson at

Full or Half Scholarships are available for single parent families or those in financial difficulty.