Monthly Archives: June, 2013

10 THINGS TO DO IN NORTHERN IRELAND NEXT WEEK






The Northern Ireland Tourist Board (NITB) has put together a list of 10 exciting things to do in Northern Ireland over the next week (July 1 – 7). The Lost Planet, W5, Belfast, June 29 – September 1.  Get your competitive juices flowing with a game of laser tag and go on a mission to […]






Summer Entertainment returns to The Bandstand!






You know Summer has arrived in Bangor when the Sunday music returns to The Bandstand in Ward Park. North Down Borough Council’s popular Summer Entertainment programme has been running for 8 years now and has become a Sunday staple amongst it’s regulars who are looking forward to kicking back in the sunshine and enjoying some […]






“Please Sir, can I have some more theatre workshops?”






After many successful youth workshops, including Easter’s ‘Fiddler on The Roof’, Theatre at The Mill, Newtownabbey,  is now offering budding young performers the chance to work with West End directors in a wide range of Summer workshops, including the screen play ‘Oliver Twist’ running from  Monday 29 July – Sat 10 August. Youngsters involved in […]






Jacqueline from whatsonni.com shares her pick of family events happening across the North this weekend.






Down The Bangor 400 Seashore Festival takes place on 29th and 30th June – a spectacular weekend of entertainment for all the family in Bangor Town Centre celebrating Bangor 400 years.  Enjoy a range of spectacular vehicles driving laps of Bangor, family activities, a Veteran’s Parade, Historical Re-enactments, Seafront Funfair & surprise characters along the pier.  HMS […]






Jacqueline from whatsonni.com shares her pick of family events happening across the North this weekend.






Down Newry & Portadown Branch of the Inland Waterways Association of Ireland (IWAI)  are holding their annual novelty Bath Tub raft race with junior and senior races and perpetual trophies this Saturday 22nd June. Race  will be followed by free family fun day in McClelland Park in association with sticky Fingers Early Years Arts. Other […]






Special Car Show Marks Bangor 400






2013 marks the 400th Anniversary of Bangor’s town charter with a year-long programme of events to celebrate the cultural history of the town. An exciting motoring event, special celebration concerts and light shows are some of the highlights of the planned programme. If you love cars make sure you come along to Bangor Town Hall […]






Giant’s Causeway needs local votes to win major award !






The Giant’s Causeway has been shortlisted in this year’s prestigious National Lottery Awards. The National Lottery Awards reward and recognise the inspirational impact of National Lottery funded projects across all sections of society. National Lottery players raise more than £35 million for good causes throughout the UK every week. More than 900 good causes from […]






CULTURETECH FESTIVAL RELEASES TICKETS ON A “PAY WHAT IT’S WORTH” BASIS






CultureTECH, the week-long festival of digital culture and technologies taking place in Derry-Londonderry this September, has today released a limited number of Early Bird festival passes on a “Pay What It’s Worth” basis, ahead of their full programme launch on July 9th. The limited “Pay What It’s Worth” ticket includes access to over 150 events […]






Part-Time Study At Magee






Ever considered studying part time to boost your career skills?  You should, according to University of Ulster career consultant Davina Roche. Next week, the University of Ulster is hosting an Information Day at the Magee campus to showcase the vast range of part-time study options available on the campus – from short courses in the […]






10 THINGS TO DO IN NORTHERN IRELAND NEXT WEEK






The Northern Ireland Tourist Board (NITB) has put together a list of 10 exciting things to do in Northern Ireland over the next week (June 17 – 23). Music City!, various venues, Co. Londonderry, June 21.  The streets will be alive with the sound of rock, pop, trad, jazz, electronic, classic and opera for Music […]