10 things to do next week in NI

The Northern Ireland Tourist Board (NITB) has put together a list of 10 exciting things to do in Northern Ireland over the next week (March 31 – April 6).

  • Baby Animal Festival, Streamvale Open Farm, Dundonald, Co. Down, until April 30.  There is no better time to see, feed and cuddle the newborn animals than at Streamvale this spring, meet the new baby lambs, chicks, bunnies, calves and more as well as making the most of the nature trails as they bloom back to life.

  • Jekyll & Hyde, Waterside Theatre, City of Derry, March 31 – April 5.  The Londonderry Musical Society stages their adaptation of Jekyll & Hyde, the musical thriller based on the novel The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson.

  • Trace Your Family Tree, Cregagh Library, Belfast, April 2.  Family Ulster Genealogist Brian Watson gives an illustrated talk on how to trace your family tree using records available on the internet as well as other sources of information.  

  • Jazz Supper Evening, The Market Place Theatre & Arts Centre, Armagh, Co. Armagh, April 4.  Enjoy a wonderful evening with great jazz music and supper with the popular Martello Jazz Band taking centre stage featuring a sound reminiscent of the Dixieland bands of the 1920’s New Orleans.

  • Celtic Soul, Island Arts Centre, Lisburn, Co. Antrim, April 4. Celtic Soul is a seven piece ensemble paying homage to the music of Van Morrison with sensitive and knowledgeable renditions of his classic hits and album tracks.

  • Learn To Talk To Your Animals, Clonoe Community Centre, Coalisland, Co. Tyrone, April 5. A one day workshop by Spiritual Councillor Maxine McKeown teaching you about animal communication by quietening the mind and focussing  on your senses allowing you to listen more clearly to animals.

  • Nuno Felt Scarf Workshop, Enniskillen Castle Museums, Enniskillen, Co. Fermanagh, April 5. Organised by textile designer, Jacki Sleator this workshop offers the chance to work at your own pace in a relaxed atmosphere with beginners welcome to learn a new skills.
  • Northern Ireland Adventureland Weekend, across Northern Ireland, April 5-6.  Northern Ireland Adventureland Weekend offers a chance for friends, family, beginners and adrenaline seekers to get out and experience Northern Ireland’s great outdoors with over 55 fun outdoor events on offer.
  • Titanic Quarter 10K, Titanic Quarter, Belfast, April 6.  The Titanic Quarter 10K is back for the eighth year  offering the chance for runners to take part in the TQ10K, 1 Mile Fun Run or the TQ Sprint races, the day will also provide family fun events for spectators before and after the race.
  • Easter Train Rides, Drumawhey Junction Railway, Donaghadee, Co. Down, April 6.  Enjoy a family day out and experience the delights of this miniature railway with locomotives, carriages and buildings on the 1.5km track.