Monthly Archives: February, 2012

CHRISTINE CELEBRATES WORLDHOST ACCREDITATION

Local girl Christine Watson, founder of Watson & Co. Chartered Marketing, has been appointed to offer WorldHost training in Co Down, Belfast, England, Scotland and Wales. Launched by Ministers’ Arlene Foster and Stephen Farry, the training is planned at a critical time for the economy, as Northern Ireland prepares to host a series of world-class [...]

Woo at the Zoo for your loved one and you!

If you’re looking for that special place to take your loved one this Valentines Day then Belfast Zoo is the destination for you. Come along for the perfect romantic day out and learn about all the animals in love. To take part in our Woo at the Zoo tour phone 028 9078 2085 and book [...]

LEAP TO THE NEXT STAGE AT ULSTER YOUTH DRAMA CONFERENCE

The first ever Ulster Association of Youth Drama Conference will be held at the Grand Opera House, Belfast, on Wednesday 29 February. Aimed at those working directly in the youth drama sector in Northern Ireland, the one day event, themed ‘engage, inspire and create’, will offer attendees a varied programme of performance, keynote speeches, workshops [...]

MAJOR COMMISSION FOR ITV STUDIOS – SUPERSTAR

Andrew Lloyd Webber starts a nationwide search on ITV1 for the next musical superstar#1 The prize on offer is a unique opportunity to play the title role in new arena tour of Jesus Christ Superstar across the UK, starting at London’s O2 arena And the final decision will be in the hands of the British [...]

ADELAIDE MOTORCYCLE FESTIVAL 2012 Belfast King’s Hall 10-12 February

How well do you know either Dundrod or Mondello Park? Or to be more accurate, how fast can you lap those circuits and at the same time beat the experts? A Room2Race computer simulator will provide the answer at the Adelaide-backed King’s Hall Motorcycle Festival this weekend when fans will be able to pit their [...]

The MAC takes Centre Stage with World Class Programme Launch

The MAC, Belfast’s brand new arts venue, today (Fri 3rd Feb) launched its opening programme at an event hosted by broadcaster and journalist Mariella Frostrup. The launch included a series of panel discussions about the MAC’s first ever programme and about the arts sector in Northern Ireland. First Minister Peter Robinson and deputy First Minister [...]

THE MAC, Belfast’s brand new arts venue, launches world-class visual arts programme for 2012

Opening programme includes: -              William Conor & L.S. Lowry: A People Observed -              Nicholas Keogh: A Removals Job -              Maria McKinney: Somewhere but here, another other place -              ARTIST ROOMS: Robert Therrien No Title (Table and Four Chairs) -              Eithne Jordan: Small Worlds -              Shipsides and Beggs Projects Located at the heart of Belfast’s cultural [...]

Make it a date to remember with the National Trust

Here’s a little secret – if you want to really impress someone, give them an unforgettable experience. The National Trust has everything you need to make Valentines Day really special this year. With breathtaking backdrops and centuries of romantic tradition, we have everything you need to treat your loved one to a memorable day out. [...]

Percussion Spectacular set for Friday Night!

Colin Currie, the pioneering percussion soloist, makes a return trip to Belfast this Friday (3 February) when he performs James MacMillan’s spectacular percussion concerto Veni, Veni, Emmanuel in a special 20th anniversary Ulster Orchestra performance at the Ulster Hall. The concert, Nordic Connections, which is conducted by the Ulster Orchestra’s Principal Conductor, JoAnn Falletta features [...]