Monthly Archives: January, 2015

Northern Ireland Tourist Board Offers of the Week!






Northern Ireland has a unique collection of irresistible places to stay including quirky B&Bs, luxurious spa hotels and hidden gem properties for the perfect short break and the Northern Ireland Tourist Board (NITB) has selected the best offers of the week for you to choose from.






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 next week (February 1-7). The Omagh Jazz and Big Band Festival 2015, Strule Arts Centre, Townhall Square, Omagh, Co Tyrone, February 6-8. Enjoy legends such as Bruce Adams and the Big Brass Swing Band, The […]






Here is Jacqueline’s pick of what’s on this week across the North.






Down The annual Comber Motorbike Show takes place on Friday 30th and Saturday 31st January. There will be road racing, motocross and classic bikes on show. There will also be displays of archive films and old photos as well as stalls selling an array of bike related goods. Light refreshments will also be available.  Friday […]






QUIRKY WEDDINGS PREPARE TO WOW COUPLES AT THE WATERFRONT






Planning a wedding and looking for something a little different? The Quirky Weddings Alternative Wedding Fair was created with you in mind! Now in its fifth year, the fair returns to the Waterfront Hall on Sunday March 1st (12-5pm) What’s so different about the Alternative Wedding Fair? Saima Akram of Quirky Weddings says “For a […]






New comedy God of Carnage premieres at the MAC






This February (3-21st), Prime Cut Productions and the MAC will premiere God of Carnage, a hilarious social satire directed by Emma Jordan and starring Dan Gordon, Kathy Kiera Clarke, Ali White and Sean Sloan. This grown-up comedy centres on the story of two sets of parents who meet up to deal with the unruly behaviour of their […]






PACKED LINE-UP AT THE MARKET PLACE






There’s comedy, drama and song on the bill at Armagh’s Market Place Theatre, as February kicks off with a jam-packed line-up of events. ‘Dirty Dancing In Le Shebeen’ sees the return of the loveable Maggie Muff, in the sequel to ’50 Shades Of Red, White & Blue’. Maggie and her buck-eejit sidekick Big Sally Ann […]






Some Like it Scot! The Cloth Ear hosts Burns Night Extravaganza






This Sunday, The Cloth Ear at The Merchant Hotel will host a special Burns’ Night dinner, offering people a taste of Scottish culture right in the heart of Belfast. The evening will offer guests an opportunity to join in global celebrations of the life and work of popular Scottish writer, Robert Burns on Burns Night […]






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 next week (January 25 – 31). You Must Be Joking, Grand Opera House, Great Victoria Street, Belfast, January 28. Jimmy Cricket returns home to the Grand Opera House with some of his friends for a […]






Here is Jacqueline’s pick of what’s on this week across the North.






Down Ards Arts Centre will host a Poetry Workshop facilitated by Kelly Creighton this Saturday 24th January.   Suitable for all levels who seek constructive feedback and wish to be inspired.   Participants will look at published poems and examine them.  The majority of the session will be dedicated to writing exercises, visiting techniques and learning how to […]






ULSTER CREW INVITED TO CLIMB ABOARD NEXT CLIPPER RACE






The search for Ulster men and women who want to be part of the region’s Derry-Londonderry-Doire team in the next Clipper Round the World Yacht Race has been launched this week. Organisers of the world famous Clipper Round the World Yacht Race have announced they will visit Derry-Londonderry and Belfast next month to meet prospective […]