Monthly Archives: April, 2012

Therapy? headline Glasgowbury 2012!






Silhouette, Farriers, Space Dimension Controller also confirmed GLASGOWBURY are delighted to announce that rock giants Therapy? will headline this year’s ‘Small But Massive’ event. Recently voted Northern Ireland’s Best Festival, Glasgowbury have arranged a stellar line-up of some of the best emerging and established talent for their July 21st celebration. NI legends Therapy? will cap […]






Ulster’s Strongest Men go head to head for the coveted Culcullen Warrior Prince Trophy!






A total of 16 competitors have qualified to compete in the Ulster Strongest Man Competition to be held in Cookstown on Bank Holiday Monday 7th May from 12 noon to 5pm. The event, organised by Cookstown District Council and sponsored by Signworks is set to be a thrilling spectacle with competitors going head to head […]






Over Here … Again! GI’s Return to Moneymore..






This Mayday bank holiday weekend, the beautiful setting of Springhill in Moneymore will once again be the backdrop for the sights, smells and sounds of 1940’s wartime Britain. The Wartime Living History Association has once again teamed up with the National Trust who own Springhill in Moneymore.  The event, ‘GI’s on Parade’ will allow members […]






Spectacular Start Planned For Magherafelt’s Summer Festival Season






Make your way to Meadowbank Sports Arena on Saturday 5th May 2-6pm as Magherafelt District Council has planned a spectacular start to its 2012 Summer Festival Season – and the best bit about this event – IT’S ALL FREE! The fun gets underway at 2pm on Saturday 5th May with a wide range of attractions […]






NORTH WEST TO HOST MAJOR DIGITAL FESTIVAL






As part of the run up to the Derry-Londonderry’s term as UK City of Culture in 2013, the city today announced that it will host a major new festival of digital culture this summer. Special offer via whatsonni.com – use promo code “whatsonpromo” for £10 discount! Culture Tech is billed as a four-day festival of […]






David McWilliams Anniversary Tribute Concert






Local singer/songwriter of international renown, David Mc Williams passed away in January 2002. David had many international hits including ‘The Days of Pearly Spencer’. On the 10th anniversary of his death a tribute concert will be held at the Braid Arts Centre on Friday April 27th, 8pm. This special event will feature three of Northern […]






PRONI Ground Zero 360° Exhibition UK Premiere






The Public Record Office of Northern Ireland (PRONI) is delighted to host the UK premiere of Ground Zero 360° which will run from 3rd May – 25th May 2012 at PRONI’s state of the art new building in Belfast’s historic Titanic Quarter. Ground Zero 360° is a photographic exhibition which uses visuals, audio clips and […]






Motoring Memories Galore at The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Vintage Car Show!






This June, North Down Borough Council will be marking The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee with an extended weekend of special events, taking place around The Town Hall and Bangor Town Centre. As part of the vintage-themed celebrations, on June 3rd & 4th, in the beautiful surroundings of Bangor’s Town Hall – The Northern Ireland Morris Minor […]






TV Coverage of Olympic Events!






Two local TV production companies are coming together to broadcast the Olympic relay events in Magherafelt. Anderson Videos and NEELB TV are joining forces to provide live internet coverage of the Olympic torch coming to town. The team will use their combined skills to record the community carnival parade on Wednesday 6th June  and stream […]






ACTOR ELIJAH WOOD OF DJ WOODEN WISDOM TO PERFORM AT ‘BUSHMILLS LIVE’






Bushmills Village: April 2012: BUSHMILLS™ Irish Whiskey has announced that globally-renowned actor Elijah Wood will perform a DJ set at ‘Bushmills Live’ – the festival of handcrafted whiskey and music taking place at the Old Bushmills Distillery on the 20th and 21st June. He joins a bill that already features multi-platinum selling band Snow Patrol […]