Monthly Archives: April, 2016

Walled City Market and North West Angling Fair






Walled City Market Join us for the new look Walled City Market in the Guildhall Square, Derry/Londonderry on Saturday 7th May from 9am – 4pm. The first of a monthly market, the Guildhall Square will welcome the very best of artisan traders, offering visitors a friendly shopping experience with a wide selection of speciality foods […]






The 50 years that made Mini Legends






Gracehill House, which is adjacent to the famous Dark Hedges, is playing host to the Mini Legends event on Friday 3rd, Saturday 4th and Sunday 5th June. Further to an idea by long term Mini enthusiasts George Jennings and Trevor Barlow the countryside will come alive with three days of events which include a Rally […]






Navan Centre & Fort, one of the first in Northern Ireland to use innovative photography technique






The Navan Centre & Fort, Armagh is one of the first venues in Northern Ireland to use amazing cinemagraph photography.  This literally allows our images of the Centre to come to life! The technique is already popular in the States, but as one of the first users here this allows Navan to give customers a […]






SAIL ON SEA BANGOR’S TALL SHIP!






Ards and North Down Borough Council are pleased to announce that this year’s much-loved Sea Bangor Maritime Festival is taking place on June 4 & 5. Sailing into Bangor for the event is the impressive tall ship “The Mercedes” which will be moored alongside The Eisenhower Pier and open to the public for both days […]






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 (May 2-8). Comber Food Tour, Ards Visitor Information Centre, Newtownards, Co. Down, May 5. If you are interested in cooking and eating food, then this is the tour for you! The tour includes a visit to the […]






Jacqueline from whatsonni.com shares her pick of What’s On this May Bank Holiday Weekend across the NI






Down This Saturday step into Winterfell and take aim where young Bran was taught archery by Jon Snow. Have a go at archery in the very place where the BAFTA award winning TV show was filmed – in  the courtyard aka ‘Winterfell’.  Stand in the recreated Game of Thrones archery film set tipi, dress in […]






Van Morrison – ‘CONEY ISLAND TOUR’






In Sir Van Morrison’s 1989 album ‘Avalon Sunset’ he describes a road trip to Coney Island. His beautifully mundane descriptions of a day out in the south Down area has become one of the most evocative songs ever written about any part of the world. This particular road trip guided tour with the ultimate Celtic […]






MAY HOLIDAY FUN YOU CAN BANK ON






THE May Bank Holiday is the perfect time to get out and enjoy the long weekend with friends and family and to help people along, Tourism NI has listed some of the exciting events and things to see and do that are available all over Northern Ireland. Rachel Quigg, Communications & Destination PR Officer, explains […]






YOUTH MUSICAL AUDITIONS TO TAKE PLACE






Leapin’ Lizards! It’s back!! The Market Place Theatre Youth Musical for 2016 will be the world’s best-loved family musical, ‘Annie’. We are looking for budding actors and actresses to audition for the roles of Annie, Daddy Warbucks, Mrs Hannigan, Grace, Rooster, President FDR and many, many more. Auditions will take place on Saturday 14th May, […]






New advertising campaign to showcase Northern Ireland to millions of Games of Thrones® fans worldwide






Game of Thrones® fever is on the rise once again all over the world – and no more so than in Northern Ireland. With anticipation mounting among fans everywhere for the long-awaited sixth season, Tourism Ireland today launched its latest campaign to showcase Northern Ireland to millions of Game of Thrones® fans worldwide. The new […]