Monthly Archives: September, 2012

50 Years of ‘Many Happy Returns’






Stena Line offers £50 off all routes to mark its anniversary Leading ferry company, Stena Line, is celebrating fifty years of ’making good time’ and to mark the occasion is offering  fifty pounds off all routes on the Irish Sea. The company’s Head of PR and Communications, Diane Poole OBE, believes the golden anniversary is […]






80’s charity night at The Gables for PIPS MBA






Fancy going back to an era of big hair, pompadour hairstyles, skin tight spandex? Then make your way to The Gables this Saturday night and prepare to step back in time as PIPS MBA are hosting an 80’s fancy dress disco night full of the best pop and rock classics from days gone by with […]






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 (October 1 – 7).  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 International Day for Older People, Ulster Hall, Belfast, October […]






YOU’VE SCOT TO MAKE A TRIP TO GLASGOW THIS AUTUMN!






Glasgow City Marketing Bureau teams up with Stena Line to launch great value short breaks ART enthusiasts, food lovers, shopaholics and culture vultures in Northern Ireland are being encouraged to take an Autumn break to Glasgow as the City Marketing Bureau (GCMB) has joined forces with Stena Line to create a range of great value […]






Our Pick of What’s On in NI this week/weekend!






Down Renowned as the premier Irish Literature Festival in Northern Ireland, the Aspects Irish Literature Festival 2012 will take place from 26th – 30th September in various venues around Bangor AND for Music and Guitar lovers, this weekend is the 16th Ards International Guitar Festival from 27th – 30th September. See www.ardsguitarfestival.co.uk. Tyrone The Hill […]






ASPECTS TURNS 21 IN STYLE!






From 26 – 30 September 2012, North Down prepares to rub shoulders with the literati at the 21st Aspects Irish Literature Festival and to mark the occasion, Aspects have been given the keys to beautiful Bangor Abbey. We are delighted that this year we will be hosting ‘Aspects at the Abbey’ and look forward to […]






STENA LINE SETS SAIL WITH SPECIAL SPORTING DEALS






Support your team from only £50* per person return NORTHERN Ireland’s leading ferry company Stena Line is ready to score with football, rugby, ice hockey, golf and many more fans by offering a series of special extended day trips to Britain from £50* per person return. Stena Line is giving customers the chance to travel […]






16th ANNUAL ARDS INTERNATIONAL GUITAR FESTIVAL ‘SWEET SIXTEEN AND NOT TO BE MISSED’






The 16th Ards International Guitar Festival is back in town this week with a jam packed programme of the some of the world’s most talented guitarists. Running from the 27th – 30th September in venues across Ards, sixteen years on this annual event remains fresh and vibrant with sell out performances every year. Thursday 27th […]






STEPHEN REA TO STAR AT BANGOR ABBEY!






One of Ireland’s best known stars of stage and screen, the internationally acclaimed actor Stephen Rea is set to make a very special appearance at this year’s Aspects Festival which is taking place, for the first time, in the beautiful surroundings of Bangor Abbey. Stephen who is best known for his roles in box office […]






MACK A TRIP TO GLASGOW FOR ART FESTIVAL






Inaugural Creative Mackintosh Festival launched HOLLYWOOD superstars Brad Pitt and Barbara Streisand are counted among his biggest fans and now the work of innovative Glasgow architect Charles Rennie Mackintosh is being celebrated in a two week festival from October 15 – 28. Glasgow City Marketing Bureau (GCMB) has teamed up with Stena Line to promote […]