Here is Jacqueline’s pick of what’s on this week across the North.


The annual Comber Motorbike Show takes place on Friday 30th and Saturday 31st January. There will be road racing, motocross and classic bikes on show. There will also be displays of archive films and old photos as well as stalls selling an array of bike related goods. Light refreshments will also be available.  Friday 5pm – 10pm.  Saturday 10am – 5pm.  Admission only £3.


The BBC’s Million Dollar Mentalist David Meade is taking to the stage hot on the heels of his ground-breaking USA TV Special which saw him beat all the odds and become the first mentalist ever to crack a Las Vegas Casino. See David perform live at the Market Place Theatre on Saturday 31st January.


Hailing from County Carlow, country singing sensation Derek Ryan was bred into loving Irish traditional music by his family. His writing ability was seen in his debut hit ‘God’s Plan’ that received considerable airplay and used in Irish dance halls and in sell-out concerts in England and Scotland. See Derek perform at the Ardowen Theatre this Thursday 29th, Friday 30th and Saturday 31st January.


It’s Movie Magic this weekend at the Strule Arts Centre – with Mr. Peabody and Sherman showing in the lecture theatre at 11.30am on Saturday 31st January.  Using the most ingenious invention, teh EABAC Machine, Mr Peabody and his adopted boy Sherman hurtle back in time to experience world-changing events first-hand and interact with some of the greatest characters of all time.  By the Director of The Lion King and Stuart Little, this is rated in the Top 20 of Children’s Movies of all time.


The Roe Valley Arts and Cultural Centre is the venue this Saturday 31st January for a Frozen sing-along! Chase of those post-Christmas blues by coming along to the first Family Film Saturday. “Let it go” with the sing a-long version of Disney’s ‘Frozen’, the latest magical and hilarious Disney extravaganza. Join the fearless and adventurous Anna on her epic journey to find her sister Elsa, whose icy powers have trapped the kingdom of Arendelle in eternal winter. Encountering Everest-like conditions, mystical trolls and a hilarious snowman named Olaf, Anna and Kristoff battle the elements in a race to save the kingdom. Popcorn and treats supplied! Admission is only £2.


The American Wrestling Roadshow returns to the Theatre at The Mill this Saturday 31st January, after a successful sell-out in Newtownabbey last year. Don’t miss out again this year when the goodies take on the baddies in an unforgettable evening for all the family!  Advanced booking is strongly recommended. All audiences are welcome especially children both young and old.


The Ultimate Michael Jackson tribute show, Man in the Mirror, comes to the Europa Hotel this Friday 30th and Saturday 31st. Showcasing the sensational Michael Jackson hit list, this is Ireland’s finest Tribute artist, Anthony Walker, who is returning to the stage with this new and exciting live show.  This show boasts a five piece live backing band, 4 backing singers and a 6 piece troupe, numerous costume changes, stage props and spectacular visual display dedicated to “The King of Pop” that brings audiences into a world of celebration of the music of Michael Jackson. Limited tickets are still available.