Jacqueline’s Pick of What’s On This Weekend Across NI


The Capri Club NI Annual Display 2014 takes place this Saturday 27th July at the Transport Museum Cultra.  Come along and enjoy the display of vintage, classic, modified, American and special interest Ford cars hosted by the Capri Club of Northern Ireland in the grounds of the Transport Museum, Cultra, Co.Down.  All Fords are welcome to the display.


The Ulster Fleadh, which kicked off on Sunday 20th July continues all week until this Sunday 27th.  Competitions, Concerts, Festivals, Sessions and Dancing all go to make the spectacular event that is the Ulster Fleadh which takes place this year in the village of Dromore, County Tyrone.  For further details visit www.ulsterfleadh.com


Maguiresbridge Festival fun weekend kicks off on Friday 25th July at 6.00pm with a childrens disco, fun and games in the large marquee on the Village commons. Funday is 26th July from 1pm with all the usual attractions, bouncy castles, Bungee jumping, BBQ, Punch and Judy and magic show, face painting, pet show, craft stalls, Tug 0 war, Highland and Irish dancing, Traditional Irish music and singing along with the unveiling of the Belle of the Bridge, with a live outside broadcast from Q101 Radio, and more.


Try something new this Summer, come along to Moyola Park Golf Club, Castledawson for the first FREE Ladies Golf Taster Session of the year on Wednesday 23rd July.  Learn the basics of golf with their professional, meet new people and develop new skills all while having fun! Sessions are open to beginners and non-members and all equipment is provided.  Sessions take place at Moyola Park Golf Club, Wed 23rd July, 1.00pm – 3.00pm and at Tobermore Golf Centre, Wed 23rd July, 7.00pm – 9.00pm.


Loughgall FC will host their annual Family Funday this Saturday including bouncy castle, BBQ, balloon artist, face painting, penalty kick competition, cross bar challenge and keepy uppy challenge. All Kids events are free  and will be followed by Loughgall v Dungannon Swifts match. Starts at 11.30am with match KO at 3.00pm.


Visit historic Armoy close to the breath taking Glens of Antrim, charming Ballycastle and the world famous Giant’s Causeway and experience the region’s Armoy Road Race. The three mile circuit harks back to the 1970’s and the days of the legendary Armoy Armada – Joey Dunlop, Mervyn Robinson, Frank Kennedy and Jim Dunlop, but has been brought bang up to date by organisers: The Armoy Motorcycle Road Racing Club. A thrilling experience for all! Bike week runs from 20th to 26th July. See www.amrrc.com.


The world-famous Portrush Flyer returns this year with four trains on summer Sundays from Belfast Central to the north coast destination. This will be a traditional summer day excursion by steam train with up to 5 hours at the seaside. Plenty of time to dip your toes!  Steam trains will leave Belfast Central station at 10am on Sundays 27th July, 10th & 31st August, 14th September. Arrival back into Belfast Central will be at 7:10pm.  Tickets are only available in advance from Belfast Welcome Centre and cost £22 Adult and £15 Child.

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