Monthly Archives: October, 2010

Go Explore NI!

Awakin Digital Publishing are about to launch a product which will be music to the ears (and candy to the eyes) of tourists visiting Northern Ireland and best of all, it’s free! Go Explore NI is live on the android platform free and will soon be available to download free on your iphone.  Once it [...]

Lots to talk about this week at the Alley…enjoy!

Start your day with Cafe Horizon’s! We have taken our time. Investigated. Tested. Auditioned. Now we are delighted to announce our new Cafe will be opening on October 18th!! Called Cafe Horizons, this new cafe will be run by the successful New Horizons Partnership, who already own the popular “School House” café, based at the North West [...]

Latest news from CDC Leisure

Latest News The Lightning Seeds – Show Cancelled!! ‘Unfortunately The Lightning Seeds will be unable to play their scheduled Irish shows in November 2010 – the band plan to visit the country on her next tour so keep an eye out for future dates. Ticket refunds are available from point of purchase’. The Magic Numbers [...]

Countdown to Strabane’s Johnny Crampsie Music Festival!

Strabane’s hotly anticipated Johnny Crampsie Music Festival is looking forward to the arrival of Irish music legends the Fureys and Davey Arthur, who are set to open the 2010 music festival at the award winning Alley Theatre. “This year the Johnny Crampsie Festival will be opened by the fantastic Fureys and Davey Arthur, one of [...]

Peddle Power at Mount Stewart

Managing a garden the size of world renowned National Trust gardens, Mount Stewart can present many challenges. Working on a site over 100 acres presents the tricky task of moving staff and materials from one part of the property to another. Until recently this has been achieved by the use of petrol powered utility vehicles [...]

Haunted Happenings this Hallowe’en

Join the National Trust this October and scare yourself silly with the masses of mystical activities and events for young and old, the brave and the not so brave. Hezlett House will be hosting their very first Haunted House. Blow the cobwebs off your fancy dress costume and come along on the 28 and 29 [...]

Brighten up the dark nights at the Seapark Fireworks, Holywood

There’s a chill in the air and some spooky goings on, as Holywood gets ready for its annual Seapark Fireworks Display on Saturday 23 October 2010. This fun annual event, that takes place at the Seapark Recreational Grounds, Holywood is the perfect remedy to the approaching dark nights with its mix of music, entertainment and [...]

A rocking new choir…that needs a rocking new name?

North Down Borough Council in conjunction with a host of North Down schools is putting together a community gospel choir to perform at this years switching on of Holywood’s Christmas Lights. This rocking new choir, especially one full of talented performers with bundles of star potential and led by the charismatic and internationally acclaimed Marie [...]


The Magic Numbers have announced an intimate date at The Spring & Airbrake on Tuesday 7th  December as part of an Irish tour which they will play: Thu 2 December:      KILLARNEY, The Acoustic Room at the INEC Fri 3 December:       CORK, The Pavilion Sat 4 December:       GALWAY, Roisin Dubh Sun 5 December:      DUBLIN, Whelan’s Tue [...]

Alley launches YouTube Social Media clips

Building on the success of this month’s Alley Theatre social media seminar “Like – Building Social Networks”, supported by BT and NWIPP and funded by Arts & Business NI, the award winning venue has just launched a series of YouTube clips featuring guest speakers from event. Viewers from around the world can now watch Derry [...]