Monthly Archives: August, 2012

Win with whatsonni.com and the Brian Keenan Guitar Centre Belfast!






Once again we have teamed up with the renowned Brian Keenan Guitar Centre to offer our readers a chance to win this fantastic prize worth £199! The SpongeBob SquarePants Electric Guitar Outfit in black, and also includes the SpongeBob covered 10 watt amp, carry bag, strap, guitar lead, plectrum, spare set of strings – and […]






12 Things to do in Northern Ireland Next Week!






The Northern Ireland Tourist Board (NITB) has put together a list of 12 exciting things to do in Northern Ireland over the next week (September 3 – 9). For all events in ni2012 click on www.discovernorthernireland.com/events, visit your local tourist information centre or log onto http://www.facebook.com/discovernorthernireland The Big Tickle Comedy Festival, The Playhouse, Co. Londonderry, […]






A Night in November!






An Ordinary Man – An Extraordinary Journey When Ulster Protestant, Kenneth McCallister finds himself on the football terraces for a crucial World Cup qualifying match, little does he know that his hum-drum life is about to change forever… Ian McElhinney directs a brand new production of Marie Jones’ smash-hit one-man play, A Night in November. […]






COMEDY, CULTURE AND CRAIC AT FERMANAGH FESTIVAL






Household names to feature at inaugural ‘Happy Days’ Beckett Festival Comedy, arts and literature lovers are in for a real treat this month when well known faces, including David Soul (Starsky and Hutch), Booker Prize winner John Banville (The Sea), Pauline McLynn (Father Ted, Shameless) and Adrian Dunbar (Hear My Song), will take to the […]






Red Arrows “Old Boys” to star at Portrush Airshow






The NI International Airshow sponsored by RSA NI will welcome back a firm favourite to Portrush on the 8th and 9th September. Following a three year absence, The Blades Aerobatic Team, will bring their thrilling display to the free seaside event for both days. The team is made up of former Red Arrows pilots and […]






What’s Happening in North Down? Find out here…






Here are some snippets of what’s coming up in the North Down Borough Council area this week and next week. THIS WEEK & WEEKEND Mon 20 – Sun 26 Aug Art Classes at North Down Museum, Bangor Tuesdays, until 28 August Tickets £8 per class. 2pm – 4pm. Mary Feeney will be running art classes […]






FLYING THE FLAGS FOR ART ON THE NORTH COAST






Installation to be unveiled at Giant’s Causeway as part of London 2012 Festival A MAJOR display of art will be unveiled today at the Giant’s Causeway by an internationally acclaimed artist as part of the London 2012 Festival and the Northern Ireland Tourist Board’s ni2012: our time, our place campaign. FLAGS, an installation by German […]






12 THINGS TO DO IN NORTHERN IRELAND NEXT WEEK






The Northern Ireland Tourist Board (NITB) has put together a list of 12 exciting things to do in Northern Ireland over the next week (August 27 – September 2). For all events in ni2012 click on www.discovernorthernireland.com/events, visit your local tourist information centre or log onto http://www.facebook.com/discovernorthernireland Buttermilk Point, Enniskillen Castle, Co Fermanagh, until September […]






Go Batty at Springhill…






Ever wondered if the myths are really true? Are bats really blind? Will they get stuck in your hair? Do they drink blood? And why on earth do they sleep upside down? Find out the answers to all of these questions and more at Springhill’s Batty Bonanza on Friday 24 August at 7.30pm. Discover more […]






Family Fun at Shoreline Festival






Loughshore Park in Jordanstown will be buzzing with music and fun activities for all the family when the annual Shoreline Festival returns for the August Bank Holiday weekend. Saturday 25th and Sunday 26th will see the arrival of Blackberry Farm for the first time at the Shoreline Festival.  Children will get the opportunity to hold […]