From pre-theatre menus to happy hours, live music to fantastic shopping, there’s lots of reasons to extend your day and be #AliveAfterFive in Belfast City Centre, and we’ve got your guide to 5 things to to do after 5pm this week.

Queen Tribute Night at Cabaret Supper Club

Thursday 23 March at 6.30pm

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The Cabaret Supper Club offers a fantastic range of cabaret and tribute shows throughout week – from Dirty Dancing to The Blues Brothers to Dolly Parton. This Thursday sees the Queen tribute Mercury take to the stage! With over 15 years on tour, Mercury is now established as one of the world’s most authentic tributes to Freddie Mercury and Queen. You can enjoy their brilliant performance and your main meal for just £29.50.

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8bit Tuesdays at Vandal

Every Tuesday from 7pm

Vandal

Opened in May 2016, Vandal is Belfast’s finest Geek Bar, Movie Bar and pizza joint based in Winecellar Entry (above Whites) in Belfast. Every Tuesday night they host 8bit Tuesdays, filling the tables full of TVs and games consoles incl. Nes, Supernes, Dreamcast, Megadrive, Xbox, Wii, PS3/4 to name a few, and they are all FREE to use. So come on down, grab a chair and play some of your favourite retro and current games.

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Late night shopping

Every Thursday

Shopping

Belfast has a fantastic shopping offer, with local names and big brands that you can’t get anywhere else in Northern Ireland. Shops are open late every Thursday until 9pm, across the city centre, including CastleCourt and Victoria Square, giving you plenty of time to shop.

Traditional Sessions at The Garrick

Every Wednesday from 9.30pm and Fridays from 5.30pm

Garrick

Nothing beats  a bit of live music and The Garrick is the perfect venue to catch some traditional music as one of Belfast’s oldest pubs. The sessions on Wednesdays and Fridays are the perfect way to wind down after a long day (or week) in the office. They also have over 100 local and international bottled beers and ciders on offer to sit back and relax with while enjoying the great tunes.

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Molton Brown on Donegall Square North

Thursday 23 March 5-8pm

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Join Molton Brown from 5-8pm for an evening of delectable delights, while they introduce their NEW Limited Edition Gourmand Collections, just in time for Mother’s Day. Discover a selection of gifts, carefully handpicked and wrapped in layers of luxury by the gift concierge service. Add a personal touch with complimentary calligraphy in-store. Feel perfectly pampered with a soothing hand and arm massage while you enjoy nibbles and fizz. As an extra treat, you’ll receive a complimentary goody bag (worth £10) with every purchase.

Call the store to reserve your place now on 02890 246 674.

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There’s plenty of other reasons to stay after 5pm including early-bird menus, happy hours and more that you can find here.