Monthly Archives: October, 2012

Jacqueline from www.whatsonni.com shares her pick of events across the North this week!






Down FSNDA (Fibromyalgia Support North Down and Ards) invite you to their Christmas Fair on Saturday 3rd November 2012 at First Presbyterian Church, Bangor from 10am until 3pm.  There will be a wide selection of stalls including craft and Christmas Baking. Please come along and support your local Fibromyalgia group. All funds raised will be used to continue to […]






Lord Mayor Cheers on Final Call for WPFG Volunteers






The final whistle is set to blow this Wednesday, 31st October for people to register for the Coca-Cola backed 2013 World Police and Fire Games volunteer programme. Thousands of people throughout Northern Ireland and beyond have already signed up online via www.2013wpfg.com/volunteers and World Police and Fire Games organisers have made a final push in […]






Glasgowbury expand to two day event






Draperstown event offers two days for the price of one! GLASGOWBURY have announced their decision to expand the annual new music festival to a two-day event in 2013. Northern Ireland’s Best Festival will link with the City of Culture in 2013 to include an exciting Derry showcase on Friday 19th July before staging the best […]






12 Things to do next week in Northern Ireland.






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 29 – November 4).  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 Halloween Art, Ards Arts Centre, Newtownards, Co. Down, […]






KICK OFF YOUR HOLIDAY SEASON WITH A NIGHT OF CHRISTMAS MUSIC AND SONG






Join the Belfast Operatic Company as they kick off the Christmas season this year with their return to the Ulster Hall for ‘A Night of Christmas Music and Song’ on Saturday 8th December. Unlike other BOC concerts, this will be unique as they combine with the recently formed Belfast Pops Orchestra (led by Stephen Cullen) […]






TWENTY YEARS AT THE TOP FOR FERRY COMPANY






STENA Line has been voted the top ferry company for a record 20th time at the annual Northern Ireland Travel and Tourism Awards.  The ‘Best Ferry Company’ award was presented at a glittering awards ceremony at the Slieve Donard Resort in Newcastle. Northern Ireland Travel News has been organising the awards for the past 21 […]






Upcoming free business workshops and networking events in Belfast






A number of free business workshops and networking events are taking place over the next few months, facilitated by Belfast City Council. The events are being run through the Belfast Entrepreneurs Network (BEN) which is a discussion forum for small and medium-sized businesses across Belfast who also have a chance to network and build contacts. […]






Get spooked with the National Trust!






Dust off your broomsticks and capes and visit one of the National Trust Spooktakular events in Mid Ulster this Hallowe’en! The Argory, Moy will offer a unique Hallowe’en experience at Pumpkins and Potions on Saturday 27 and Sunday 28 October from 12-5pm. The out houses of the Courtyard will come alive with story-telling, games and […]






Jacqueline shares her pick of Spooky Halloween events across the North this week!






Down For those who are feeling brave, bring your little monsters along for a whole week of Halloween events at Castle Espie.   Face painting, haunted tours, storytelling, lotion, potion, smells and spells demonstrations, arts and crafts, owls, fancy dress competition and lots more ghoulish activities at the Spellbound Festival from 25th October to 2nd November. Visitors […]






Magherafelt’s Halloween Treats!






Ghosts and ghouls descend on The District of Magherafelt on Saturday 27th October 2012 as Magherafelt District Council and Magherafelt Arts Trust prepare for Halloween with a Spooktactular programme of events. The freaky fun and scary shenanigans begin at 2.00pm, at Meadowbank Sports Arena which will be buzzing with ghoulish happenings at the children’s Halloween […]