Monthly Archives: October, 2015

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 (November 2 – 8). Belfast Design Week, various locations, Belfast, November 2-8, Belfast Design Week is a series of specially curated talks, workshops, events, pop-ups and exhibitions to promote and celebrate design and the creative economy in […]






MUSIC AND DRAMA AT ARMAGH’S MARKET PLACE






The Market Place Theatre in Armagh is set for enthralling drama from Brendan Behan and musical reminiscence with the songs of Joe Dolan. pBrendan Behan’s ‘The Hostage’ tells the tale of a decaying lodging house in Dublin in the 1950s, host to a large collection of whores, decaying civil servants, skivvies, navvies, fanatics and Russian […]






Spellbinding Fun for Little Monsters at Castle Espie this Hallowe’en Half Term






EVERY week Northern Ireland has a host of exciting events, must-see attractions and a range of experiences to get out and enjoy and Tourism Northern Ireland (TNI) has detailed one that will be a big hit with little monsters – ‘Spellbound Festival’. Feeling brave? This Hallowe’en half term, visitors to Castle Espie Wetland Centre can […]






Timeless children’s classic makes UK Premiere in Belfast






Fresh from its sold out performances at the Baboró International Arts Festival for Children in  Galway, The Wolf and Peter is in rehearsals for its UK Premiere at The Mac in Belfast on Wednesday 28-Friday 30 October. The spectacular dance performance by the multi award-winning CoisCéim Dance Theatre is a re-imagining of Russian composer, Prokofiev’s, Peter and […]






Paddy Casey to perform at special closing concert for Atlantic Sessions






Atlantic Sessions is proud to announce Paddy Casey will perform at a special closing concert for Atlantic Sessions 2015 at Flowerfield Arts Centre, Portstewart on Sunday 15th November at 7.30pm. Atlantic Sessions, organised by Causeway Coast and Glens Council Tourism Department, is a music festival which showcases different genres of original music, with almost 50 […]






ARMAGH’S OWN THEATRE GROUP RETURN TO THE MARKET PLACE






One of Northern Ireland’s leading amateur theatre companies, the Armagh Theatre Group, are returning to The Market Place Theatre in Armagh with Joseph O’Connor’s debut stage play, ‘Red Roses & Petrol’. This play was first performed in Dublin by The Pig’s Back Theatre Company in 1995. In her home in Dublin, Moya Doyle is preparing […]






Spellbinding Fun for Little Monsters at Castle Espie this Hallowe’en Half Term






Feeling brave? This Hallowe’en half term, visitors to Castle Espie Wetland Centre can enjoy a whole host of Hallowe’en activities for little monsters at the Spellbound Festival from Saturday 24th to Saturday 31st October. For the seven days of the Spellbound Festival there’s the chance to get crafty making spooky spiders, have a go at […]






COLIN GLEN ANNOUNCES GRUFFALO ATTRACTION






Alpha Fund Makes Children’s Literary Trail Possible What better way to get more families and children into the great outdoors than to introduce one of the most popular children’s characters of the last generation? Colin Glen Trust supported by funding from Alpha and with the kind permission of Magic Light Pictures Ltd unveiled one of […]






ENJOY A DELIGHTFULLY DEVILISH HALLOWEEN IN NI






HALLOWEEN is just around the corner and to celebrate the spookiest time of year, Tourism Northern Ireland is encouraging everyone to have a bewitching time and explore the frightfully haunted places and skin crawling events that are available all over NI. Whether you are planning a short break or dress-up days away with your little […]






Whet your appetite for the finest local cuisine with Lisburn & Castlereagh Restaurant Week






New Council launches festival of food, entertainment and special offers across more than 40 eateries pLocal food lovers are in for a treat this month as the inaugural Lisburn & Castlereagh Restaurant Week kicks off with eight days of events and special offers across some of the district’s finest eateries from Saturday 31st October to […]