Monthly Archives: August, 2011

Belfast Harbour set to make FUNK history!






The iconic Belfast Harbour Commissioner Office, built over 150 years ago for the princely sum of just £8000, is set to make history this week as it turns itself into an arts venue for two nights only on August 25th (Thurs) and August 26th (Fri). The building will change its status from a Belfast iconic building to […]






Beware! Ruthless Romans and Awful Egyptians are storming The Grand Opera House!






Birmingham Stage Company’s productions of Horrible Histories – Ruthless Romans and Awful Egyptians are currently on an invasion tour and will arrive at The Grand Opera House on, Tuesday 20 September until Saturday 24 September. Real Life actors and amazing Bogglevision 3D effects, help the audience to experience life in Roman Times or Ancient Egypt. […]






THE SMIRNOFF CO. PARTNERS WITH MADONNA FOR THE WORLD’S BIGGEST NIGHTLIFE EXCHANGE IN 50 COUNTRIES






World’s No. 1 Female Artist Joins the World’s No. 1 Vodka in Search for the Most Original Nightlife in the Universe Yesterday in Dublin The Smirnoff Co. launched the next Smirnoff Nightlife Exchange Project™ with the audacious goal of getting 10 million people to discover, share and swap the most original nightlife experiences in 50 […]






OLD FRIENDS RETURN TO PORTRUSH AIRSHOW TO CELEBRATE TENTH ANNIVERSARY






Celebrating the tenth year of the amazing NI International Airshow in Portrush, Coleraine Borough Council is set to welcome a number of crowd favourites. The free show, sponsored by SPAR and Northern Ireland Tourist Board, takes place at the seaside town on the first weekend of September. The ever-popular Wingwalkers are back with a stunning […]






Roll Up, Roll Up for August Bank Holiday Family Fun at The McKee Clock Arena!






This August Bank Holiday, Monday 29th, The McKee Clock Arena will come alive with an array of magical, whacky performances and street theatre guaranteed to blow your socks off! Come on down with your family and friends to sample the entertainment which will include the wonderful Reckless Invention with Turbo Jonez. Turbo Jonez brings you […]






The syndrome is about to set in! Get the full low down on the Stendhal Festival here – finalised programme now available!






LIMAVADY and the wider northwest is abuzz with anticipation as the first ever Stendhal Festival of Art edges ever closer. This Friday and Saturday (August 19 and 20) will see festival goers descend on Ballymully Cottage Farm on the outskirts of Limavady to revel in what promises to be the start of something special. 30 […]






At Last the ‘Any Dream Will Do’ Runner-up Gets The Coat!






Keith Jack, runner-up in the smash-hit BBC series Any Dream Will Do takes centre stage in Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat at the Grand Opera House from Tuesday 6 – Sunday 18 September. Bill Kenwright’s ‘Amazing’, ‘Superb’, ‘Wonderful’ and ‘Brilliant’ production of Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s sparkling family musical continues to enjoy […]






‘Connecting Creative Minds’ – Council support for Belfast’s creative industries






The creative industry in Belfast is to benefit from the council’s latest targeted business development initiatives. The ‘Creative Entrepreneurs Club’ (CEC) which is funded by the council will bring together those who work in the Film, Television, Digital Media, Music and Design sectors to network, pitch new ideas, listen to inspiring speakers as well as […]






Which town can claim the FUNK crown?






You may have noticed something in the air this summer? It’s maybe not what you expected, however many are beginning to find it highly addictive. It’s the vibe and sounds of FUNK! When FUNK music hits you, the foot starts tapping, the head starts to swing and the body starts moving and FUNK takes over. […]






Portrush to welcome Belgian Air Force F16, confirmed for September Event






The Belgian Air Force is set to display its amazing F16 fighter jet in Ireland for the first time and the ever expanding Portrush airshow. Organiser Coleraine Borough Council has confirmed the last minute inclusion to the free event on 3rd and 4th September which is sponsored by the Causeway SPAR Retail Group and Northern […]