Monthly Archives: December, 2015

NEW SEASON ON SALE AT THE MARKET PLACE






The Market Place Theatre in Armagh has released details of the new Spring | Summer 2016 season packed full of the best in entertainment including shows, workshop and exhibitions to keep audiences flooding back time and again. presDue to the success of her 2015 tour Mary Black is delighted to announce another Irish Tour and […]






WORK BEGINS ON BEANNCHOR’S NEW £4M BELFAST HOTEL, BULLITT






Work begins on Belfast’s newest hotel. Owned by the Beannchor Group – the people behind the 5-star Merchant Hotel, the National Grande Café/sixty6, The Dirty Onion, Little Wing Pizzeria and over 50 pubs across Northern Ireland – the highly anticipated new hotel is scheduled to open in the second half of 2016. The completion of […]






THE CULLODEN CELEBRATES 25 SPA-TACULAR YEARS






ONE of Northern Ireland’s very first spas, which first opened its doors in 1990, is celebrating 25 years in business. The Spa at Culloden, part of Hastings Hotels, was a ground-breaking concept when Sir William Hastings first launched it at Northern Ireland’s premier 5-star hotel. “We were ahead of our time when we decided to […]






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 (January 4 -10). Out To Lunch Festival 2016, Various locations, Belfast, January 8–31. A mouth-watering menu of live music, comedy, spoken word, literature and theatre (and food) will be served up during the lunchtimes and evenings of […]






ESCAPE TO NARNIA AT THE MERCHANT HOTEL’S FAIRYTALE ROOFTOP






The Merchant Hotel is offering guests a cosy setting this winter as it has transformed its rooftop into a Narnia winter wonderland theme, complete with the unmistakable Narnia wardrobe. The magnificent sky high area overlooks the breath-taking Belfast skyline, is laden with comforting furs to keep guests cosy and is adorned in glistening snow to […]






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 (December 21-27). The Muppet Christmas Carol, Belfast Waterfront, December 23. Enjoy the big Christmas movie on the Waterfront’s big screen! The Muppets perform the classic Dickens holiday tale, with Kermit the Frog playing Bob Cratchit, the put-upon […]






Jacqueline from whatsonni.com shares her pick of What’s On this week across the North.






Down Local charity, FASA is bringing back their outdoor Christmas Market on 18th -19th December to Eden Village, Ballywalter. Up to 30 stalls festively decorated with fairy lights and tinsel will add some extra sparkle to Ballywalter for the 3rd year bringing a little bit of Christmas to your doorstep!  Stalls will include delicious sweets and treats, to […]






TICKETS FLYING FOR ALADDIN AT THE FORUM






Panto season is well under way at the North West’s premier venue and if you haven’t yet booked your ticket to the biggest show of the year, then you’d better be quick, as the Millennium Forum has just revealed that tickets for Aladdin are flying! Since opening on Friday 4th December, over 20,000 children of […]






Rainy Days and Sundays don’t always get me down!






When it comes to Sundays in our house, it’s a bit of a lost day spent eating, lounging on the sofa and watching tv. So when Tourism NI asked me if I would be interested in blogging for them I jumped at opportunity of getting out and unplugging the kids from the matrix for a […]






Big Launch Event at W5 Belfast!






Join W5 on Tuesday 15 December for one big day of space-related science and awesome astronomical activities to celebrate the launch of the Principa mission which will see Tim Peake become the European Space Agency‘s first British astronaut! Watch the rocket launch live from screens inside W5, learn about rockets with Scientific Sue, meet the experts from Queen’s […]