Monthly Archives: March, 2014

OUTDOOR THEME FOR NEW EXHIBITIONS AT THE MARKET PLACE THEATRE, ARMAGH






Seed sharing and plant swapping is at the core of the new exhibition, ‘Dispersal’, by artist Alice Clark, which will be on display in The Market Place Theatre’s Main Gallery over the coming weeks. Alice intends to have an interactive event based round a greenhouse in the gallery whereby the audience is invited to bring […]






It’s a Jungle at The Courtyard Theatre






Riverbank Productions bring to life Rudyard Kipling’s classic tale ‘The Jungle Book’ at The Courtyard Theatre on Sunday 18 May with a delightful afternoon performance. Lost in the Indian, man cub Mowgli is brought up by wolves and befriends Bhagheera the panther and Baloo the bear. Mowgli must avoid the playful monkeys, Shere Kahn, the […]






Tandragee 100 2013 – Information for Tourists






The Tandragee 100 is the largest National Motorcycle Road Racing Event in Northern Ireland. It is held early in the racing season, usually in the first weekend in May, and the circuit is located in County Armagh between Tandragee, Markethill and Armagh. It attracts approximately 160 competitors which equates to approximately 300 entries from around […]






The Courtyard Theatre presents Tea with the Old Queen






The Courtyard Theatre presents Tea with the Old Queen, the fictional diaries of Backstairs Billy, by Graham Woolnough on Friday 11 April. This superb and hilarious one man show starring Ian Stark, is based upon the fictitious ‘secret’ diaries of ‘old queen’ William Tallon, one time Steward and Page of the Backstairs to HRH Queen […]






Calling All “Friends of St Columbanus”






Thursday 10 April will see the launch of “The Friends of St Columbanus”, a group that are forming to celebrate the life and legacy of Bangor’s Saints, most notably Saint Columbanus. The formation of the group comes on the back of the recent moves to see the establishment of “The Columban Way” Cultural Route to […]






Sights and sounds of spring!






Spring is one of the best times to visit National Trust woodlands.  As the days lengthen and winter starts to fade the woodlands come alive in fresh bursts of colour and the cacophony of song birds. Malachy Martin, National Trust Conservation Ranger in Fermanagh explains what to look out for and the best places to […]






10 things to do next week in NI






The Northern Ireland Tourist Board (NITB) has put together a list of 10 exciting things to do in Northern Ireland over the next week (March 31 – April 6). Baby Animal Festival, Streamvale Open Farm, Dundonald, Co. Down, until April 30.  There is no better time to see, feed and cuddle the newborn animals than […]






BARB JUNGR SINGS THE SONGS OF BOB DYLAN AND LEONARD COHEN AT THEATRE AT THE MILL, NEWTOWNABBEY, THURSDAY 1 MAY






“Jungr is mistress of all she surveys…. This music is the North American Songbook’s climax, revealed by its greatest interpreter.” 5-stars (The Independent, February 2014) The UK’s finest interpreter of song, Barb Jungr returns to the songs of Bob Dylan and Leonard Cohen with the release of her album ‘Hard Rain’ on 24th March. Barb […]






Jacqueline from whatsonni.com shares her pick of What’s On this week across NI.






Down Want to learn more about the birds that visit your garden? Then why not come and join the British Trust for Ornithology (BTO) for their garden birdwatch morning on Thursday 27th March. Both experienced and amateur bird watchers welcome.  Contact WWT Castle Espie reception to book your space on 02891 874146 or email info.castleespie@wwt.org.uk. Armagh […]






Bikes AND Lego – Everything Is Awesome This Easter!






This Easter Monday, April 21st, The McKee Clock Arena, Bangor, will play host to a special one-off motorbike competition guaranteed to thrill and entertain young and old alike! The Lego Live Show will feature eight of Ireland’s best trials riders who will compete over a challenging course of giant colourful Lego pieces in this specially […]