Jacqueline from whatsonni.com shares her pick of What’s On across the North this weekend.


The Woodland Trust invites families to discover the hidden gems of Kilcooley Wood in Bangor, in the countdown to Easter, this Friday 1st April.  Complete a self-guided trail through this fabulous woodland.  Young nature detectives, having completed the woodland adventure, will each be rewarded with a tasty Easter treat.


Tinderbox Theatre Company is proud to present ‘Famla’ by acclaimed writer John McCann, at the Market Place Theatre on Saturday 1st April.   Haunting, hilarious and heart-breaking, Famla dares to challenge the stories we tell ourselves to hide the truth of who we really are.  Directed by Patrick J O’ Reilly with incredible performances by Tara Lynne O’ Neill, Rhodri Lewis and Hayley McQuillan, Famla is a theatrical feast not to be missed.  Recommended for age 16+ as contains some adult language.


Music in Fermanagh presents Musici Ireland – Flute, Viola and Harp at the Ardhowen Theatre this Wednesday evening. Musici Ireland is one of our leading chamber groups and this will be a wonderful concert for those beginning to experience classical music. Three immensely talented ladies, Vourneen Ryan, Dianne Marshall and Beth McNinch will play works by Debussy and Ravel and some of John Buckley’s arrangements of traditional Irish music.


Trevor Smith and his ‘Friends in Low Places’ are putting on a very special show at the Strule Arts Centre this Friday 31st March. Friends in Low Places brings you the magic of Garth Brooks and all of his greatest hits such as ‘If Tomorrow Never Comes’, ‘Friends in Low Places’,  ‘The Dance’, Baton Rouge’, ‘Shameless’ and ‘Unanswered Prayers’ This show is a must see for any Brook’s fan and is the next best thing to the man himself.


Smart Mums Market, Magherafelt Parish Centre this Sunday 2nd April,  is an indoor market for buyers and sellers of baby and children’s nearly-new clothes, shoes, toys and equipment for 0-10 years; including buggies, bikes, cots, nursery furniture, large indoor and outdoor toys, maternity gear and everything else that comes with raising children. It is a quality market for gently-used items. Items must be in good condition, fully functional to be displayed.


This Saturday, celebrate 111 years since the official opening of Larne Carnegie Free Library. Built in 1905, this historic building, which now houses Larne Museum & Arts Centre, opened its doors to the public in 1906 as the Carnegie Free Library, following financial assistance from the American millionaire and philanthropist Mr Andrew Carnegie. The building was officially opened on 2nd April 1906 by Colonel J M McCalmont, M.P. There will be walkabouts (12-2), Edwardian costume for adults and kids to dress up, arts and crafts, Edwardian games to play, craft demonstrations, living history, storytelling, and information on local history.


Titanic Belfast are celebrating their fifth birthday on 31st March and are marking the occasion in style with a weekend of family fun!  Join the birthday bonanza celebrations from 31st March – 2nd April! Let your kids be a trailblazer and follow the story of the Titanic, from her conception in the early 1900s, through her construction and launch, to her famous maiden voyage and tragic end and complete our 5th Birthday Challenge Trail in partnership with Tatyo High Fives.  See history in a new way with living history characters throughout the Titanic Experience and on board SS Nomadic, enjoy our kids game zone, face painting and meet the Titanic mascots – plus be in with a chance to win at every corner with spot prizes galore! There has never been a better time for families to visit!

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