Monthly Archives: December, 2011

Panto popularity just keeps on growing!






The Grand Opera House’s Giant of a pantomime Jack and the Beanstalk is enthralling audiences with its magical 3D effects, fabulous song and dance routines for every member of the family and a more talented cow than even David Attenborough knows about. Following the story of adventurous Jack Trott, played by Aidan O’Neill and his […]






LOCAL PUBS GET SOME FESTIVE CHEER THANKS TO NEW TECHNOLOGY






One of Northern Ireland’s most innovative new businesses has teamed up with Pubs of Ulster in an effort to promote the hospitality trade in the run up to Christmas. My Tour Talk which is endorsed by the Northern Ireland Tourist Board is set to roll out its new app technology to provide users with insider […]






COCA-COLA SURPRISE YOUNG PEOPLE IN NORTHERN IRELAND MAKING IT THROUGH TO FINAL STAGE OF OLYMPIC TORCH RELAY NOMINATION CAMPAIGN






Coca-Cola informs a selection of ‘Future Flames’ that they’re just one step away from carrying the Olympic Flame during London 2012 Olympic Torch Relay next year Northern Ireland: 8 December 2011: Coca-Cola today announced that local teenagers, Aymen McGonigle (15) from Upperlands, Lucy Camlin (16) from Antrim and Peter Brittain (18) from Bangor have made […]






From Presents to Parties…






Everyone needs a little ‘Sunblest Veda Time’ this Christmas! As one of the busiest (and often most stressful) times of the year fast approaches, a survey by Sunblest Veda has revealed that almost 55% of people here see themselves as ‘Christmas Caretakers’: with their Christmas presents bought and wrapped since the beginning of September! At […]






THAT VINTAGE VIBE XMAS MARKET ALL SPLENDID AND SPARKLY!!






Bringing local artists and artisans together with a bohemian vibe under one roof for one week. Belfast, County Antrim, 17th-23rd December. This Christmas week That Vintage Vibe will bring you back in time, vintage products, arts and artisans together for an entirely unique and different Christmas shopping experience, with the dulcet tones of Louis Armstrong […]






Extra Christmas opening days for Markets






St George’s Market will be open for six extra days in December, in the run up to Christmas. The market will open on Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays (10am – 4pm) on 12, 13 and 14 December and 19, 20 and 21 December. It will open as normal on Friday, Saturday and Sundays, including Christmas Eve […]






THE RIOT TAPES






Dublin’s best kept secret The Riot Tapes have just announced details of their debut Northern Irish show. The indie six piece are heading North in December to play an exclusive and intimate gig in Sandino’s Cafe Bar, Derry on Friday 9th December 2011. Formed in late 2009, The Riot Tapes are: Chris O’Brien, Elaine Doyle, […]