Monthly Archives: December, 2016

NEW YEAR’S EVE CELEBRATIONS AT THE MARKET PLACE, ARMAGH






Our Christmas Story at The Market Place Theatre, Armagh continues with the highly-acclaimed show, ‘Christmas Country Showtime’, returning on Friday 30th December after another sold-out performance last year. Topping the bill this year will be Ireland’s top country and gospel recording start Trudi Lalor, all the way from Tipperary. The line-up also features the true […]






OFFERS OF THE WEEK






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. New Year’s Eve Getaway, Lough Erne Resort & Spa, Co. Fermanagh, from £199pps. […]






The Winterland Express Departs on Extra Dates!






The Winterland Express departs on selected dates from Tuesday 27 December 2016 – 29 January 2017. Take a journey to the fairytale world of Winterland with a trip on the Winterland Express, our magical miniature train ride. Travel through the enchanted forest into the icy cavern to emerge in the courtyard of Winterland Castle! The […]






What’s On in Ards & North Down Borough Council






Friday 16 – Thursday 22 December Until Friday 23 December, Christmas at Ulster Folk and Transport Museum Ulster Folk and Transport Museum, Cultra Various themed events taking place over the Christmas season. For more info and booking details contact the Museum. Info: (028) 9042 8428, nmni.com/uftm Friday 16 December, Festive Swing with Swingabella The Queen’s […]






OFFERS OF THE WEEK






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. New Year’s Eve Package, Manor House Country Hotel, Co. Fermanagh, from £195pps. Welcome […]






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 19 – December 25). Around the World Christmas Winter Wonderland, Kool Kidz Childcare, Derry~Londonderry, until December 23. Enjoy a magical night out with the kids at Kool Kidz Childcare. With a fantastic synchronised light show, snow […]






Jacqueline from whatsonni.com shares her pick of What’s On this weekend across NI






Down This Saturday enjoy a festive afternoon at the Kingfisher Kitchen at Castle Espie with their new Afternoon Tea Menu. There will be music from Fourte Strings Quartet as well as fashion and jewellery tips and advice from Captain Tortue Clothing and Miglio Designer Jewellery. Check off your Christmas list and pick up some unique […]






‘Come Home To HomePlace’ this Christmas!






To celebrate its first Christmas, Seamus Heaney HomePlace in Bellaghy is inviting 100 lucky ex-pats to ‘Come Home to HomePlace’, with a complimentary visit to the centre’s exhibition from Tuesday 27th to Friday 30th December. Anyone homeward bound for the festive season simply needs to register and then bring proof of travel – plus two […]






WARM WISHES THIS CHRISTMAS WITH LAUNCH OF PHOENIX COMPETITION






Phoenix Natural Gas is sending its warmest wishes to local families this festive season with the launch of a new competition that will see one lucky family have a dream come true this Christmas by granting their dream wish. As part of its sponsorship of the MAC’s Christmas show, Pinocchio, Phoenix Natural Gas launched a […]






Record numbers flock to Enchanted Winter Garden






Antrim Castle Gardens was awash with activity as people came in their droves to the Enchanted Winter Garden as it opened on Thursday 8 December. The stunning light installations transform the gardens into a magical setting, perfect for getting you in the Christmas Spirit. You are invited to be Enchanted by the Wonderland Wood but […]