Explore the 40,000 year old world of the Ice Age, when Ireland was covered with snow, ice, and some unusual creatures at WWT Castle Espie this Saturday and Sunday. See how the ice made valleys and shaped our scenery. Take part in interactive activities, discover what’s hidden in our little icebergs and help build a giant mammoth sculpture with artist Jim Russell. Open from 11.00am to 4.00pm both days.
This Saturday at the Market Place Theatre Armagh, ‘Celtic Soul’ pay homage one of the truly great singer songwriters of all time, Mr. Van Morrison. Receiving critical acclaim from devout Van fans wherever they perform, you’ll hear the big hits like ‘Jackie Wilson Said’, ‘Days Like This’, and of course ‘Brown Eyed Girl’. You’ll also hear ‘Ballerina’, ‘Cyprus Avenue’, and ‘In The Garden’ among many others in a packed show.
Enniskillen Film Club present Ida this Wednesday 25th at the Regal. An astonishing work, both graceful and haunting, the film’s beautiful black-and-white imagery is so artfully composed that every frame belongs in an exhibition and winner of Best Film, London Film Festival 2013
This Friday 27th February Seo Linn perform live at the Glenavon House Hotel in Cookstown, supported by the Glackin family. Ticket are only £10. Doors open 8.15pm.
From the Great Wall of China to packed auditoriums in the Holy Land and more recently being the first Irish band to perform at the greatest music festival in the world, ‘Rock in Rio on front of an estimated audience of two hundred and forty thousand people, Dervish have come a long way in seventeen years. Formed in 1989 by a group of five musicians, Liam Kelly, Shane Mitchell, Martin McGinley, Brian McDonagh and Michael Holmes , they have gone on to become one of Ireland’s best loved traditional/folk groups. See Dervish perform this Friday evening at the Millennium Forum. Tickets £17.50.
On February 25th, 26th, 27th February, Larne Drama Circle will bring E. Nesbit’s “The Railway Children” to the stage of the McNeill Theatre, Larne at 7:30pm each evening. Tickets are available from Larne Visitor Information Centre on 028 2826 0088 and online at www.larnedramacircle.co.uk.
The Quirky Weddings Alternative Wedding Fair is back at the Waterfront Hall on Sunday March 1st 2015, from 12-5pm. At Quirky Weddings they do things a little differently! They have handpicked an excellent line up of over 120 wedding vendors who are fun, friendly and very talented. There will be rockabilly hair, stylish stationery, vintage and unusual transport, jaw-droppingly-good cakes, cool venues, slick suits, non-cheesy bands and DJs, dress designers, bridal boutiques and so much more. Everything you could need for planning your wedding…but a little bit different. It all takes place in a laid back environment with the emphasis on asking questions and finding new ideas.