Monthly Archives: March, 2015

Treasure Trash!






What does a recycled coffee bean bag or a notice board made from an up-cycled curtain look like? Where can you find out how to make loo roll creatures with googly eyes or touch a giant lobster made from recycled tyres? Find out the answers to these questions and more at Treasure Trash this weekend. […]






X Marks The Spot! Ahoy There Budding Buccaneers – Come and Be a Pirate In Bangor This Easter!






Want to be a pirate for the day? This Easter Monday, April 6, pirates will run amok in Bangor! If you would like to join in the fun, then come on down and be a part of it! Look out for ‘X Marks The Spot’ signs around the town and make your dreams of becoming […]






Spring Forward Family Fun at Carnfunnock!






To mark the move of Larne Borough into to Mid and East Antrim Council, a special SPRING FORWARD family fun afternoon has been organised for Larne Borough residents at Carnfunnock Country Park. Not only will the clocks be going forward on Saturday 28th March but Larne Borough will be “springing forward” into a new Council […]






The Purple Run 2015






Leisure & Events Management Students Present The Purple Run 2015 Sponsored by Energie Fitness Coleraine In aid of ‘Fight on for Annie’ Pancreatic Cancer Fund. Ulster University Coleraine Campus Wednesday 25th March 2015 1pm Registration fee £6 –First 50 to sign up will receive a charity T-shirt. To registered your interest please contact info@fightonforannie.com On […]






MUSIC AND DRAMA AT THE MARKET PLACE






Joanna MacGregor is thought of as one of the world’s most wide-ranging and innovative musicians, and she’s now set for The Market Place Theatre in Armagh. She has appeared as a concert pianist in over 70 countries, and has performed at the world’s most prestigious venues including Wigmore Hall and Southbank, Sydney Opera House, the […]






Countdown is on to the City of Derry Jazz Festival






It’s just weeks now until the biggest highlight in the city’s musical calendar, as final preparations get underway for the City of Derry Jazz and Big Band Festival 2015. The festival marks the official start of summer in Derry as thousands of music fans descend on the city to sing, swing and enjoy the very […]






10 THINGS TO DO IN NORTHERN IRELAND NEXT WEEK






Tourism NI has put together a list of 10 exciting things to do in Northern Ireland next week (March 30–April 5). Good Friday Fun, Portaferry Visitor Information Centre, The Stables, Portaferry, Co Down, Belfast, April 3. To celebrate the reopening of Portaferry Visitor Information Centre for the summer season there will be some fun free […]






Here is Jacqueline’s pick of what’s on this weekend across NI.






Down Do you have a budding astronomer? Come to “Night at the Museum” at North Down Museum on Friday 27th March and learn all about the stars, Mars, the Moon and Jupiter.  Bring along your telescope and get some expert advice.  Inflatable indoor star dome and meteorites on display. 7.00pm to 9.00pm admission only £1. […]






Tourism NI 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 Tourism NI has selected the best offers of the week for you to choose from. Spring Offer, Craig Cottage Bed & Breakfast, Dunseverick, Bushmills, Co Antrim. With stunning […]






KIMMIE ON THE ROAD FOR THE MARKET PLACE






Singer-songwriter Kimmie Rhodes is a native Texan, but is bound for The Market Place Theatre in Armagh. Her multi-platinum selling songs have been recorded by such stellar acts as Willie Nelson, Wynonna Judd, Trisha Yearwood, Amy Grant, CeCe Winans, Joe Ely, John Farnham, Waylon Jennings, Peter Frampton, Mark Knopfler and Emmylou Harris. A creative and […]