Monthly Archives: May, 2015

SET SAIL FOR THE LARNE ALIVE MARITIME FESTIVAL






Set sail for Larne this June and join Mid and East Antrim Borough Council for the Larne Alive Maritime Festival. There is a packed festival programme this June to celebrate the Larne Area’s Maritime Heritage and also the visit of the Tall ships to Northern Ireland this July. The festival opens on Saturday 6th June […]






10 THINGS TO DO IN NORTHERN IRELAND THIS WEEK.






Tourism NI has put together a list of 10 exciting things to do in Northern Ireland next week (June 1 -7). Bargain Hunt Antiques, Art and Collectibles Fair, Greyabbey, Co.Down, June 1. Join Tim Wannacott and other art dealers for a special day of antiques in Greyabbey. Two teams will go head to head and […]






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






Down Country blues band Alabama 3 are set to headline a three day music festival in Holywood which will take place from Friday May 29th to Sunday, May 31st throughout the town.  Alabama 3 will be supported by bands Shock Treatment 21 and Drop Circus as well as acoustic act Mike Donaghy at the Holywood Rugby […]






AUTHORS’ VOICES TO FILL THE CITY AT THE FIFTH BELFAST BOOK FESTIVAL






With over 100 events, many completely FREE, the fifth Belfast Book Festival, 8-14 June, is getting ready to showcase some of the biggest names in the literary world from home and beyond. The voices of authors, poets and performers will come alive at the Crescent Arts Centre as well as other locations across the city. […]






What’s On in North Down & Ards






Sat 30 May to Fri 5 June Saturday 30 and Sunday 31 May, Family Fun at Cockle Row Cottages Groomsport Harbour Free entertainment, 2pm-4pm. Sat 30: Bricks4Kidz Lego Workshop Sun 31: Face Painting, Plant and Play Garden Workshop and Crafts Cottages open to the public 11am-5pm. Free admission Info: Bangor Visitor Information Centre, (028) 9127 […]






Win a ride on an amazing Jetlev Flyer at Sea Bangor!






Ever seen a Jetlev before? Come to the Sea Bangor Maritime Festival and watch the spectacular Jetlev in action! The Jetlev Flyer is a water jetpack which the pilot straps into and takes off like a superhero. Water is delivered to the jetpack through a sophisticated device giving enough pressure to lift them out of […]






Straw’s The Draw In Magherafelt






The straw is once more the draw in Magherafelt when the town’s annual festival takes place next month (Saturday 6 June). Up to a dozen ‘straw people’ are expected to be on show during the festival’s community carnival parade through the town centre, with an exhibition of all the straw creations, entertainment, food and craft […]






P&O FERRIES DALRIADA FESTIVAL 2015 – STRONGMEN, READY! HIGHLAND GAMES, READY!






Now in its 5th year the P&O Ferries Dalriada Festival in partnership with UTV, 18 – 25 July continues to get bigger and better every year. But did you know that the main event the world famous Highland Games, 18 – 19th July, has been hosted at Glenarm Castle since 1994 and since then has […]






NASHVILLE STARS TO PERFORM AT THE MARKET PLACE






The Willis Clan is a family band of twelve brothers and sisters from Nashville, Tennessee – Music City USA, where they perform regularly on The Grand Ole Opry alongside many of the country superstars you may know. The Willis Clan is a family of amazing musicians, dancers, athletes, writers, and artists. They have Irish roots and started […]






Sea Faring Star Sails to Rathlin






Famed Iceman Trevor Robertson sails in for Rathlin Maritime Sound Festival INTERNATIONALLY renowned sailor, Trevor Robertson, is sailing to Rathlin Island for the Rathlin Sound Maritime Festival, and will be giving a talk on ‘Three Winters on Ice’ on Wednesday, 27th May 2015 in the Parochial Hall, Rathlin. Born in Africa, raised in Western Australia […]