Jacqueline’s Pick of the Week!


Join in the family fun in this Halloween in Newry at the frightful spook-tacular free family fun event  Friday 31st October from 6:00pm – 9:00pm at the Albert Basin Quayside.  Providing the soundtrack for your Halloween open air concert will be the Housem8s and The Rockits with Gene Fitzpatrick hosting compere on the evening.  Children’s entertainment will include: Thriller Flash Mob, Creepy Colouring Competition, Ghosts, Ghouls and Witches on-street entertainment, Pumpkin Carving, Halloween Photo Booth, Face painting, Fire Poise performers, Fancy Dress Competition and so much more. Entertainment will take place between 6:00pm – 9:00pm and is FREE.  Celebrations conclude with an electrifying fireworks extravaganza.


No plans for Halloween weekend? Look no further than The Market Place Theatre in Armagh, with the terrifyingly atmospheric drama, ‘The Haunters’, terribly good music from ‘The Bee Gees Story’, and gothic mystery in ‘The Hound Of The Baskervilles’ to choose from.



The Annual Black Cat Cove Spooky Halloween Party takes place on Friday 31st October, 6.30pm at the Black Cat Cove with a terrifyingly terrific story told by the resident twitchy witch.  Dressing up is essential to be really part of this Spooky Halloween Experience.  Every child will get a horrific Halloween Party Bag to stash their goodies in.  Admission Free, under 16s only.


Dust off your broomsticks and dress up the kids if you’re brave enough to join the Loughshore’s Halloween Spooktacular event! Kinturk will be transformed into a Kinturk Centre will be transformed into a ghoulishly, blood curdling, spine tingling horror set! But don’t worry, we haven’t forgot the little ones (or the faint hearted!).. upstairs will be a ‘Scare Free Kids Zone’ with lots of fun, games & a chance to strut your Monster Moves! Watch out…behind ever corner could lie a bump, a bang or an icy tap on the shoulder! The weird and wonderful goings on will culminating in a Spectacular FIREWORKS display.


It’s October and for the good citizens of Derry that can only mean one thing – Hallowe’en  is coming! And this year the city will transform into the ultimate deadly destination for a haunting Hallowe’en to remember – the City of Bones!  The programme is full of ghostly goings on taking place at venues right across the city. You can even play your part in the fun and festivities by answering the Call to the Dance and joining the hundreds of local groups taking part in the main Halloween Carnival event, which takes place at 7pm on Hallowe’en night. The main Carnival parade will be followed by a spectacular fireworks display on the Banks of the River Foyle at 8pm.


The inspirational Frock Around The Clock – Wonderful Winter Wedding Fair is back bigger and better than ever on Sunday 2nd November 2014 at the Europa Hotel, Belfast, where, as Northern Ireland’s longest running alternative wedding fair, we will be showcasing the very best in Irish wedding talent, offering handmade, vintage and bespoke wedding services for creative couples. Come meet with an amazing line-up of fantastic bridal suppliers ready to fulfil all your wedding dreams!


It was one of the most popular films of the 80s and now Ghostbusters is back on the big screen at  Movie House Cinemas for Halloween to celebrate the film’s 30th Anniversary. from October 30th to November 2nd at Movie House Dublin Road, Cityside/Yorkgate, and Coleraine.  It’s a chance to remember 1984 (the bad hair, the big shoulder pads and Sigourney Weaver turning into a dog – or Zuul the Gatekeeper of Gozer) or to introduce the younger generation to one of the most fun Halloween movies of all time.