Monthly Archives: July, 2014

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 4 – August 10). 2014 Maiden City Festival, Co Londonderry until August 9. Enjoy Derry~Londonderry’s walls coming to life as a wealth of talent including musicians, dancers and actors take […]






Jacqueline’s Pick of What’s On this weekend across NI






Here are Jacqueline’s pick of family events taking place this weekend across the North. Down This year’s Donaghadee Lifeboat Festival aims to cater for all age groups and you can be assured of a warm welcome and plenty of activities.  There will be a large variety of stalls, children’s entertainment, games, visits to the Lighthouse and […]






STARS OF THE SCREEN AND STAGE SET TO APPEAR IN THEATRE AT THE MILL’S AUTUMN OFFERING






Guaranteed there is something for everyone to sink their teeth in to. Gerard McCarthy,  novelists Cathy Kelly and Jodi Picoult, Kym Marsh, Jane Weisner and West End Star Rachel Tucker are just some of the top-billed names included in the Autumn/ Winter programme for Newtownabbey’s Theatre at the Mill. Launched today [July 25], this latest […]






Go Batty at Ardress House






Ever wondered if the myths are really true? Are bats really blind? Will they get stuck in your hair? Do they drink blood? And why on earth do they sleep upside down? Find out the answers to all of these questions and more at Go Batty at Ardress House on Friday 8th August from 7.30pm. […]






North Down Tourism Events – 26 July to 10 August






26 JULY – 10 AUGUST Until 27 July, Exhibition: Brian Desmond Hurst North Down Museum, Bangor This exhibition explores the life and work of Northern Ireland’s most prolific director through a variety of fascinating images, objects and stories. Free admission. Open: Tues-Sat 10am – 4.30pm, Sun 12 noon – 4.30pm. Closed Mondays except July, August […]






ALL ABOARD FOR ARMAGH’S PACKED SUMMER PROGRAMME OF EVENTS






New guided tours, a free hop-on/hop-off bus tourist service and visitor discounts in Armagh! School may be out, but Armagh is definitely ‘in’ as THE place for tourists to visit this summer. Three new tours have been created to complement Armagh’s existing award-winning attractions, plus a new discount booklet unveiled this week means that visitors […]






HENDERSON’S AND CITYBEAT STAR RISING ABOVE FEAR OF HEIGHTS FOR CHILDREN’S CHARITY






A team of 5 brave volunteers are rising above their fear of heights to be airlifted 140ft into the air for Cancer Fund for Children. The plucky volunteers, all from Henderson Group, will take part in the Cherry Picker Challenge at the City Hall on August 1 to raise money for the leading local children’s […]






All that jazz at Ward Park this Sunday!






Jazz fans are in for a treat this Sunday, 27 July, when Tony Martin’s Downshire Jazz Allstars take to The Bandstand at Ward Park to entertain the crowds at the Summer Sundays Event. Tony Martin’s Downshire Jazz Allstars are a band with a big party atmosphere, they ain’t called the Hoppers and Stompers for nothing […]






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 28- August 3). Happy Days Enniskillen International Beckett Festival, Enniskillen, Co Fermanagh July 31- August 10. Say ‘HAPPY DAYS’ to the world’s largest annual multi-arts celebration of Irish Nobel Prize […]






Jacqueline’s Pick of What’s On This Weekend Across NI






Down The Capri Club NI Annual Display 2014 takes place this Saturday 27th July at the Transport Museum Cultra.  Come along and enjoy the display of vintage, classic, modified, American and special interest Ford cars hosted by the Capri Club of Northern Ireland in the grounds of the Transport Museum, Cultra, Co.Down.  All Fords are […]