Monthly Archives: November, 2016


‘Tis the season to tuck into your favourite festive films, and Strand Arts Centre in East Belfast has lined up a selection box of some of the best. Will Ferrell stars in the 2003 comedy Elf as Buddy, accidentally transported to the North Pole as a toddler and raised to adulthood among Santa’s elves. Unable […]

All Wrapped Up At Magherafelt Christmas Market And Lights Switch On!

Magherafelt Christmas Market is back! A fantastic array of 25 artisan food and craft stalls selling local high quality products, will be the centrepiece of the 2016 market, taking place from Friday 2nd to Sunday 4th December, and the first event to be held in the newly refurbished town centre. Enjoy browsing and sampling the […]

Glengormley’s Christmas Market in the Park

On Saturday 3 and Sunday 4 December Lilian Bland Community Park, Glengormley will be alive with lots of Christmas activities. On Saturday from 12pm to 8pm and Sunday from 1pm to 7pm, the market will feature Christmas food and craft stalls from Bonkers Betty’s Bizarre Bazaar.  Local businesses including the Bellevue, Knags, The Loft, Flowers […]

Check out all the Christmassy Christmas events coming up in Ards and North Down Borough Council!

Friday 2 – Thursday 8 December Friday 2 December, Santa Parade and Family Fun Donaghadee Town Centre Free Event Fireworks 6.45pm Festive stalls and entertainment followed by the ever popular Santa parade. Info:, 028 9188 8667 Friday 2 and Saturday 3 December, Creative Peninsula Christmas Craft Fayre Ards Arts Centre, Conway Square, Newtownards Free […]

Ballymoney – Enjoy our town!

Unique shops and quality customer service make Ballymoney a great place to visit this Christmas. Everyone is invited to ‘Enjoy Our Town’ as the festive spirit starts to build. The Naturally North Coast and Glens Artisan Market pays a visit to Castlecroft on Friday 2nd December from 11am to 3pm offering a fantastic array of […]

Aladdin arrives in Antrim for Panto Season!

A touch of the Middle East warmed up the wet streets of Antrim as the cast from Aladdin arrived in town ahead of this year’s Pantomime. Mr Hullabaloo and The Old Courthouse Theatre presents Aladdin from Tuesday 6 – Saturday 17 December. Featuring an outstanding cast of live performers, puppetry, dazzling sets and lavish costumes, […]

Countdown to Christmas across the Causeway Coast and Glens

With the festive season upon us, Santa has managed to find time in his busy schedule to switch on the Christmas lights in a number of towns around the Causeway Coast and Glens. Festive entertainment is planned in each town or village to celebrate his arrival, including music, cuddly characters, DJ’s, live bands and carol […]


Northern Ireland boasts a unique collection of irresistible places to stay including quirky B&Bs, luxurious spa hotels and hidden gem properties for an ideal short break and Discover NI has selected the best offers of the week for you to choose from. Autumn Getaway, The Valley Hotel, Co. Tyrone, from £95. The three-star Valley Hotel […]


Tourism NI has put together a list of 10 exciting things to do in Northern Ireland next week (November 28 – December 4). Carols Together, Stormont Parliament Buildings, Belfast, December 2. Join Carols Together and celebrate the start of the festive season. This wonderful evening promises to get you in the Christmas spirit with seasonal […]

Jacqueline from shares her pick of What’s On this weekend across the NI

Down Its back! The annual Comber Christmas Fair in the Square returns this Thursday 24th November from 4.00pm to 8.00pm. Join in the festive spirit and enjoy time browsing the different local stalls including gifts, jewellery, crafts and a kid’s zone. Santa will make an appearance as well as carol singers before the official turning […]