Jacqueline from whatsonni.com shares her pick of What’s On this weekend across NI
Children of all ages are encouraged to get out in the fresh air and have fun jumping in puddles this February half term with WWT Castle Espie’s Big Splash – the national puddle jumping championship. The time has come to see you can jump the highest and make the biggest splash!
‘I’ll Tell My Ma’ is a hilarious one-woman show by Patricia Gormley charting the adventures and mis-adventures in the life of four generations of one West Belfast family. Catch the show this Thursday 16th February at the Market Place Theatre.
Getting married? Don’t miss the Killyhevlin Hotel Wedding Show this Sunday 19th February. There are special discount for all weddings booked on the day. The show will include trade stands, bridal & evening wear fashion show, live entertainment, refreshments served, competitions and much more. 2.00pm to 5.00pm.
Join in the “Wellies, Songs and Stories” this Wednesday and Thursday at the Ulster American Folk Park in Omagh. Meet the blacksmith and have a taste of Mrs Mellon’s pancakes. Join them for songs and stories on a special family tour. Don’t forget your wellies! Special tours at 12noon and 1.30pm each day. Just drop in, no booking necessary. Normal admission applies. Free entry for children aged 4 and under.
DIRTY DANCING IS BACK! Exploding with heart-pounding music, breathtaking emotion and sensationally sexy dancing all this week at the Millennium Forum until Saturday. Seen by millions across the globe this worldwide smash hit tells the classic story of Baby and Johnny, two fiercely independent young spirits from different worlds, who come together in what will be the most challenging and triumphant summer of their lives. Featuring 35 hit songs, including “Hungry Eyes”, “Hey Baby”, “Do You Love Me?” and the heart stopping “(I’ve Had) The Time Of My Life”. Don’t miss your chance to see this sensational new production.
“Don’t Tell the Wife”, McNeill Theatre Larne, Wednesday 15th to Friday 17th February. Edna Willis thought she was happily married to Bobby… well, as happily married as you can be to a man who eats onions with everything… but Bobby’s turning 50… a dangerous age for a man… Larne Drama Circle is delighted to bring this side-splitting Northern Ireland comedy to the stage. Tickets are £7 and are available from Larne Visitor Information Centre (028 28 26 24 95).
Special Lego Batman Movie Camp. Held at Clayrazy on 77 Holywood Road (7min walk from Strand Arts Centre), ending with a screening of the new Lego Batman Movie at Strand Arts Centre, Friday 17th February. The Strand have teamed up with the Clayrazy to create a unique and amazing Lego Batman Movie Day. The kids will enjoy Lego Builds, Clayrazy make and take themed workshops, fun game and activities and Lego Freeplay, including Clayrazy’s NEW giant super-sized Lego bricks. Registration cost includes Clayrazy make and take, snack and entry into this NEW Lego Batman movie. Children should bring their own packed lunch.
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