Date(s) - 30/06/2017 - 01/07/2017
Focal is a two day independent food, drink and music festival in Belfast, organised as a collaboration between Harland Wines, Copeland Spirits, Gallopers Beer and Bullhouse Brewery. It was founded in order to support local business and local ideas.
The two-day event runs across Friday 30th June and Saturday 1st July. Up to nine local acts will feature on stage across both days and the organisers have been supported by a number of other local brands including: Jawbox Gin, Ruby Blue Spirits, Tempted Cider, Clearer Water, Farmageddon Brewing Co-op, Yardsman Beer, Wolfe and Devour Spoon Street and Woodfire Pizza.
Friday 30th June
Friday night will host a variety of food, an abundance of craft beers, gins, a world of wine and top local artists from 5pm onwards – there’s even a ‘Happy Hour’ until 7pm when the will music kick off with two of Northern Ireland’s finest cover bands.
Saturday 1st July
The festival opens from midday on Saturday so call down and experience delicious food and handmade crafts from across Northern Ireland, from artisan cheese, local cured meats and of course craft drinks.
Saturday night is also ‘Original Night’, with five local artists playing through from 6pm.