Monthly Archives: October, 2013

More spooky shenanigans from Jacqueline at for this week across NI.

Down On Thursday 31st October, North Down Museum and Coffee Cure at the Museum will be staying open until 9pm for some Hallowe’en fun – torch-lit tours of the Museum will tell of some of the myths and legends in the area, you can meet reptiles and owls up close, and members of the Northern […]


The Northern Ireland Tourist Board (NITB) has put together a list of 10 exciting things to do in Northern Ireland over the next week (November 4 – 10). World Kickboxing Tournament, Ebrington Pavilion, Co. Londonderry, November 1 – 30.  The biggest kickboxing event to be held in Ireland featuring ISKA world professional champions along with […]

From Page to Stage: Theatre at The Mill turns two classic novels into sparkling Christmas treats

This year Theatre at the Mill is producing two magical shows for Christmas: Hunchback The Musical from 2 to 14 December and Eternally Scrooged from 17 December to 5 January. This year’s musical spectacular at Theatre at The Mill will be an adaptation of Victor Hugo’s masterpiece The Hunchback of Notre Dame, who also wrote […]


AUTUMN has arrived and the Northern Ireland Tourist Board (NITB) is encouraging everyone to pull on their walking boots, take a stroll in the crisp air and enjoy some of the most spectacular landscapes of the year. There are many different types of walking routes available right across Northern Ireland from forest trails to mountain […]


Prestigious Grub Club serves top accolade to The Merchant’s Great Room Restaurant Belfast’s multi award-winning Merchant Hotel is celebrating once again, as its Great Room Restaurant is named The Grub Club’s Restaurant of the Year. Established over 30 years ago, the Grub Club is an exclusive private dining club, which scours the whole of Northern […]

Traffic Information for Hallowe’en Metro Monster Mash this Sunday

Belfast`s Metro Monster Mash Hallowe`en celebrations take place at The Slipways, Titanic Belfast this Sunday (27 October) from 2.30pm – 6.30pm. Translink Metro, event sponsor, is providing a complimentary free shuttlebus service (every 15 mins) from 2.15pm – 5.45pm from the city centre to the venue. Pick-up point will be near SS Moore’s on Chichester […]


The Northern Ireland Tourist Board (NITB) has put together a list of 10 exciting things to do in Northern Ireland over the next week (October 28 – November 3). Turner Prize 2013, Building 80/81, Ebrington, Co. Londonderry, October 23 – January 5.  The Turner Prize is coming to Derry~Londonderry, the first time the award has […]

Ulster Student scoops RTPI Joanne Mathers Award

Research into the importance of integrating public health issues with urban planning has secured a top award for a student from the University of Ulster’s School of the Built Environment. Alex O’Hara scooped the 2013 Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI NI) Joanne Mathers Award, presented in memory of the young mother who was shot dead […]

Fire Themed Fireworks at Seapark 26th October

This year’s Seapark Fireworks Festival on Saturday October 26th, is set to be the best yet featuring a fun fair, an even bigger food fair, live music and a spectacular fireworks display finale to finish the event in style. This year’s music choice will be popular with all age groups ranging from Ellie Goulding to […]

Halloween Funday at Cockle Row Cottages, Groomsport

This Sunday, 27 October bring your little monsters along to Cockle Row Cottages, Groomsport for a ghoulish day of free family fun. ‘Creepy creatures’ including snakes, spiders and lizards as well as some more unusual animals such as skunks, possums and ferrets will be on show to test the courage of even the bravest of […]