Monthly Archives: May, 2010

Summer Entertainment returns to Bangor’s seafront






For many people the weekend is a time to get a lie in, or to do the weekly shop, or maybe if they’re feeling really adventurous they’ll even do some hoovering!  There are however going to be plenty of reasons to avoid these ‘fun activities’ and instead get out on the streets of Bangor over […]






GUINNESS® JOINS FORCES WITH SNOW PATROL






Guinness announced a unique partnership agreement with Snow Patrol to give their fans unparalleled access to Northern Ireland’s top rockers. The benefits of this agreement became immediately apparent with Guinness releasing some of the last remaining tickets to the Snow Patrol homecoming concert at Ward Park in Bangor on 5 June. The agreement will also […]






NEW GAME SHOW LOOKING FOR NI CONTESTANTS






A NORTHERN Ireland production company is looking for quiz buffs to take part in a new game show. Wild Rover Productions are producing the new National Lottery game show Secret Fortune set to air early next year. The show, to be aired before the lottery on BBC, will be hosted by Nick Knowles and according […]






Whats On NI backing Derry’s bid to become City of Culture 2013






With the final bid submission date looming tomorrow is the day for the online community to rally together to show their support.  I was invited to a presentation at the Void gallery recently and was impressed to say the least not just by their efforts to date in being shortlisted for the accolade but also […]






BBC Proms in the Park Northern Ireland BBC Northern Ireland | 11 September






Source BBC Northern Ireland BBC Proms in the Park returns to the grounds of Hillsborough Castle for a spectacular open air concert that brings together local and international artists for BBC Northern Ireland’s biggest outside broadcast of the year. The event at Hillsborough Castle will feature the Ulster Orchestra and guest artists in a programme […]






Find your own shade of green at ‘Unique Boutique’






If the phrase ‘going green’ is enough to make you see red, then a ‘unique’ home event could transform the way you think about recycling. Following on from its hugely successful Stitch and Style fashion events which helped hundreds of fashionistas rediscover wardrobe gems, Belfast City Council is now turning its attention to giving homes […]






Pigstock Festival – Saturday 29th May – Killinchy






Where: Killinchy When: Saturday 29th May Who: A PLASTIC ROSE, MOJO FURY,  LOWLY KNIGHTS, SWANEE RIVER, KASPER ROSA, BEAT N DRUM, BLACK BEAR SALOON,  AXIS OF, POCKET BILLIARDS, TAKE THE FIFTH, VALKAINE, KEY OF ATLAS, FARRIERS, GENTRY MORRIS, GARETH DUNLOP, TALKING DRUM, WOOKALILY, DOLBRO DAN, THE 1930’S &MANY MORE http://www.pigstockfestival.co.uk Tickets are £20 for a day […]






General Fiasco New Single goes on release 24th May!






I’m Not Made Of Eyes’ is the brand new single released by GENERAL FIASCO on 24th May for Infectious.  The track, taken from their debut album ‘Buildings’ as been re-recorded with Gil Norton (Pixes, Foo Fighters etc.) and is the follow up to the radio hit ‘Ever So Shy’.   They will also continue to play […]






Derry/Londonderry Bid for UK City Of Culture 2013






There will be an open conversation and presentation about the Derry~Londonderry Bid for UK City Of Culture 2013 at QFT on Thursday 13 May from 4.30pm-5.30pm. The event will cover the following key topics: 1. What kind of ideas are featured in the bid? 2. What’s in it for the arts community outside of Derry~Londonderry […]






Writing Press Releases for Online Use






Source : Tara Dalrymple, Director, www.busylizzie.ie To increase the chance of having a story published, make the editors’, freelancers’, reporters’ or journalists’ job easier by presenting the release in a format and style that appeals to them. Considerations before writing the press release : 1. Why the release is being written: to broadcast information, increase […]