Monthly Archives: July, 2013

Open House Festival kicks off this Sunday in Ward Park






Coming down from the mountains to entertain Bangor’s music lovers, this Sunday, August 4th a special Bluegrass Picnic featuring all-girl Canadian group “Oh My Darling” will be taking place at Ward Park. In place of the usual Summer Entertainment concert, this special event will mark the opening of the Bangor 400 Open House Festival which […]






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 (August 5 – 11). Into the Deep, Titanic Belfast, Belfast, July 27 – August 11.  Enjoy family friendly talks with marine experts, explore the Titanic touch tanks which will give visitors […]






Super summer savings at Movie House Cinemas






This summer Movie House will have special morning matinee screenings every single day of the week throughout July and August. Any movie starting before noon will cost just £3 at all five Movie House cinemas – Dublin Road, Yorkgate/Cityside, Glengormley, Maghera or at the Jet Centre in Coleraine. This great low price applies 3d movies […]






Smurf Madness at Movie House!






Movie House Cinemas are braced for the arrival of the Smurfs on Wednesday! The little blue characters are always a huge hit at the Movie House and the cinema has brought in a limited line of collectors’ Smurf Straws, which are available from the snack kiosk while stocks last. In the Smurfs 2, The Smurfs […]






THE BLUES ARE BACK!






7 HILLS BLUES FEST RETURNS FOR SPECTACULAR THIRD YEAR A spectacular line-up of blues events has been unveiled as part of Armagh’s 7 Hills Blues Fest at a special launch event in the city centre, where blues guitar legend Ronnie Greer and his powerhouse band were on hand to set a music-filled scene for a […]






Superbikes set to put on super show at Dundrod this August






The fierce rivalry between last year’s Superbike race contenders Michael Dunlop and Guy Martin will be renewed at the Metzeler Ulster Grand Prix on August 17. The Tyco Suzuki rider, who won the feature race in 2012, will face even stiffer competition this time as four-time 2013 TT winner Dunlop will be making his final […]






Medieval Mayhem at Castle Espie (Saturday 3 & Sunday 4 August)






Join the world’s most famous outlaw – Robin Hood and come dressed up as one of his merry mob for a weekend of medieval merriment at WWT Castle Espie Wetland Centre. The event takes place on Saturday 3 and Sunday 4 August between 11am and 4pm each day. Visitors can step back in time and […]






Keep kid’s imagination alive with the Dragons of Azrael!






Brought to you by the team at D-Signs and Displays, Coalisland and the Burnavon, Cookstown, The Dragons of Azrael is a brand new interactive puppet show that will be enjoyed by all the family on Saturday 17th and Sunday 18th August. If you are into Star Wars then D-Signs and Displays set and prop work […]






Idyllic Island Accommodation for Canoeists on Upper Lough Erne






An old derelict cottage on Trannish Island has been given a new lease of life, recently refurbished and launched as bothy accommodation for canoeists on the popular Lough Erne Canoe Trail in County Fermanagh. Managed by the Share Discovery Village in Lisnaskea, this new bothy has been made possible with investment from the South West […]






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 22 – 28). Fiddler’s Green International Festival, Rostrevor, Co. Down, July 21 – 28.  Based in the scenic village of Rostrevor, the annual festival will see free outdoor entertainment, an […]