whatsonni’s pick of family events across NI this weekend.


Wrestling Superstars are taking a break from their tours of America, Europe, Japan & Mexico to take part in a giant one-off extravaganza in County Down.  The Eclipse Theatre  is the venue for this year’s must-see event where fans will have the chance to witness the passion of dedicated athletes perfecting their craft.  Wrestling Superstars will collide in a clash of skill and will in the ring that will grip the audience’s attention like nothing you will have seen before.  The spectacular event takes place on Saturday, April 20th with doors opening at 7.30pmand show time at 8.00pm. Spectators will get the chance to get up close and personal with their favourite stars.   This is a great chance to have a great night out with friends and family at an affordable price. The action, excitement and fun cannot be matched. For all our County Down events click HERE.


Rising star Sarah McQuaid’s voice has been likened to malt whiskey, melted chocolate and “honey poured into wine”. A captivating performer, she seduces her audience with cheeky banter and stories from the road, as well as with stunning musicianship; in her hands, the guitar becomes much more than merely an accompanying instrument.  See Sarah perform on Friday evening at the An Creagan, Omagh.  For all our County Tyrone listings click  HERE.


Riverbank Productions proudly present Carlo Collodi’s classic Italian tale Pinocchio at the Ardhowen Theatre on Thursday 18th April.  Gepetto decides to make a marionette from a magical piece of wood and he calls his puppet Pinocchio. Actors, puppets and a catchy musical score tell the story of the mischievous puppet’s adventures as he turns into a donkey and is swallowed by a shark.  This show is guaranteed to delight family audiences and is aimed at children aged four to nine.    For all our County Fermangh listings click  HERE.


An affectionate epitaph to the women and men who sewed, sweated, laughed and cried in Derry’s shirt factories through the decades, Tillies at the Millennium Forum is a vivid and emotional portrait of the famous factory and its times.  Opened in 1856, Tillies and Henderson’s factory stood for one hundred and forty seven years as a testament to the industrialist William Tillie and to the sewing skills of the factory girls of the city until its eventual demolition in 2003. Performances Friday 19th and Saturday 20th April.  For all our County Derry/Londonderry listings click HERE.


Dust off your space hoppers and lava lamps, it’s time for Europe’s premiere 70’s party at the Market Place Theatre Armagh this Friday 19th April! David Cassidy to 10cc, Bay City Rollers to Donna Summer, Donny Osmond to Sweet, and Boney M to Suzi Quatro. All the classic pop hits of that ‘superlicious’ decade are celebrated in authentic style, along with hits from the decades biggest musicals ‘Grease’ & ‘Saturday Night Fever’ in this bumper extravaganza. This stunning show features some of the finest singers and musicians in the land, with yards of denim, satin, leather, kipper ties, flares and a Raleigh Chopper!  For all our County Armagh listings click HERE.


The phenomenally popular Breakfast Club Movies are back at the Ulster Hall, with four more opportunities to enjoy a continental breakfast with tea and coffee served in our vintage china while wrapped up in some of the greatest movie classics of all time.  PLEASE NOTE: breakfast is served from 10am with the movie beginning at 10.30am Sunday 21st April.   For all County Antrim listings click HERE.