Monthly Archives: September, 2015

Education Open Day!

Teachers, join W5 for a FREE family day at W5 (2 adults and 2 children)* on Saturday 3rd October 2015! Come along and see what W5 can offer your school. Discover our extensive programme of workshops and events, view resources, meet the staff and join one of our teacher focus groups to ensure W5’s education […]

New Walking and Cultural Trail lets you discover more of Crawfordsburn & Helen’s Bay

Discover more about the history and nature of Crawfordsburn and Helen’s Bay thanks to a new publication launched by Ards and North Down Borough Council. The Walking and Cultural Trail take the user through the two picturesque villages on a journey that covers natural landscapes, architectural structures, Christian Heritage and war time history. Starting at […]

Buzzing For Free Cinema Screening of Toy Story

You don’t need to go to infinity and beyond for a great cinema experience because Friday 9 October at 7pm in Banbridge will be just the ticket when Woody and Buzz take to the silver screen with a fantastic free outdoor showing of the family favourite, Toy Story. Toy Story is the tale about a […]

BabyDay at W5!

To celebrate BabyDay on Sunday 27 September, W5 are running a series of Little Sparks Science Workshops! Date: Sunday, 27 September 2015 Times: 1pm, 2.30pm & 4pm (30 minute workshops) Cost: Free with admission to W5 (under 3’s get in free!) Bring along your youngest scientists for W5’s toddler sessions! Children are born scientists, so […]


Little Wing Pizzeria is encouraging local children’s clubs to grab a slice of the action by applying for the Little Wing’s Little Stars bursary scheme, which will see £3,000 up for grabs. Following on from the success of last year’s scheme, this year the bursaries are returning bigger and better and will be open to […]

What’s On in North Down and Ards

Saturday 26 September – Friday 2 October Saturday 26 – Sunday 27 September, Aspects Irish Literature Festival Bangor, various locations Enjoy the final few days of this year’s Aspects Irish Literature Festival, with events including poetry, prose, comedy, song writing and much more. Programme and Tickets available via Info: North Down Museum, (028) 9127 […]


Savvy shoppers head south to spend their sterling As sterling continues to outperform the Euro there has never been a better time for shoppers here to head south to spend their cash. Northern Ireland travel company, McComb’s Coach Tours, is about to commence its weekly trips to Kildare Village – a luxury shopping outlet where […]


Tourism NI has put together a list of 10 exciting things to do in Northern Ireland next week (September 28 – October 4). Gulliver, The MAC, Belfast, September 29 – October 17. When Gulliver returns from another amazing experience at sea, his family are more than a little perplexed. They had just about coped with […]

Airfix Day at W5!

Join W5 on Saturday 26 September to make and take home your very own Airfix model! Airfix is a wonderful modelling toy that dates back to the 1950’s! W5 we are celebrating this fascinating and rewarding modelling hobby with their very own Airfix day! This is a great event for all the budding model makers […]


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 Discover NI has selected the best offers of the week for you to choose from. Lavender Health Spa Experience, Silverbirch Hotel, Omagh. From £160pps. Ideally in the bustling […]