Our People

Belfast is known for its colourful characters, storytellers and their special way of making visitors feel at home. From the celebrities acting as unofficial ambassadors to the trailblazers and leaders in the world of art, music, business and sport. They all have a story to tell and we are proud to give them a platform to tell it!

Susan Picken Culture Night Belfast

Culture Night Belfast Organiser: Susan Picken

Susan Picken is the director of Culture Night Belfast. This year, Culture Night will take a very different approach with CNB21 Presents: The Ogham Grove. Located in Writer’s Square, the…

Gawain Morrison

Artist: Gawain Morrison

Belfast artist, Gawain Morrison is a Creative Producer and Director for Media, Events and Technology. With over 25 years of experience in the industry, he has recently been appointed as…

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Belfast Artist: Keith Drury

Keith cannot remember a time when he did not draw or make ‘stuff’. His introduction into the more serious art world began when the owner of a prestigious Belfast gallery…

Jessica Benergy

Benergy Nutrition Success: Jessica Thompson

New Business Venture Provides Mood Boost after Mental Health Battles When a difficult time in her life left Jessica Thompson from east Belfast struggling with mental health problems, she thought…

Christine Lampard

Christine Lampard (nee Bleakley)

One of the most recognisable faces in media, the beautiful TV and radio presenter Christine Lampard (nee Bleakley) hails from Northern Ireland. Born in 1979 to Frederick and Mina Bleakley,…

Glenn Matthews

Glenn Matthews

Profiling Belfast artist Glenn Matthews Best known for his contemporary pieces depicting the greats from the world of music, film and sport, Glenn Matthews tells us about his inspiration, journey…

David Holmes

David Holmes

A legend of the Belfast music scene, award-winning DJ & Producer David Holmes has produced over seven albums and twenty-five movie soundtracks. His career started in the early 90s, where…

CS Lewis Square statue

C.S. Lewis

Born in Belfast in 1898, Clive Staples Lewis was one of the most influential writers of the 20th Century. He grew up in the Strandtown area of east Belfast and…

Andrew Weatherall

Belfast Street Artist: Glen Molloy

Belfast is a city known for its characters – the place where every character has a story to tell and every story has a hero. Through ‘Our People’, we want…