Jacqueline from whatsonni.com shares her pick of What’s On across NI


Spend the Easter holidays outdoor in nature at Castle Ward for daily Easter activities for all of the family until Sunday 23 April, 10am-5pm.  Highlights include Easter Crafts at the Barn daily at 12-4pm, Victorian Playroom & Easter Fun, Cornmill demonstrations Sundays, 2-5pm, House tours and Children’s Trail in the mansion, Children’s woodland & adventure playground,- feeding the animals with the Rangers daily at 3.30pm and visit the artists in the Studio at Castle Ward.


Danann Crafts is back at the Discovery Centre at Oxford Island this Sunday 23rd April, this time with loads of family fun for kids and adults!  Enjoy live crafting demos and wonderful craft stalls. Over 30 stalls with make & take workshops, fantastic local crafts & food stalls with the best chutneys and oils. And ideal Sunday day out.


Borderline Players are back with their Easter Pantomime, ‘Goody Two Shoes’, which promises to be another epic tale for all ages.  Septica, an evil sorceress, has left her magic shoes with the Elf Cobbler for mending, and as they are her only comfortable pair, she is far from pleased when Goody Coddle appears wearing them. Playing at the Ardhowen Theatre this Friday 21st and Saturday 22nd April.


The Ad Lib Charity Drama Group present The Real McCoy in Eskra Community Centre, Co. Tyrone this Friday, Saturday and Sunday evening.  Proceeds will go to The Michaela Foundation and Parkinsons UK.


This Friday at the Glassworks Derry, winning early music ensemble Sestina presents Music of the Grand Tour from Italy, to include the seminal Four Seasons by Antonio Vivaldi, played by virtuoso Dutch violinist Johannes Leertouwer, and the youthful early work of Georg Frederic Handel – Dixit Dominus.  Join the young voices of Sestina and experience music from Italy performed on instruments of the period in stunning surroundings.


The Curious Wedding Fair is back, this time for the weekend, for two full days, jam packed with eclectic exhibitors, revolutionary runway shows, quirky entertainment and more.  The Curious Wedding Fair is hitting the Eikon Exhibition Centre, Lisburn on Saturday 22nd and Sunday 23rd April 2017.


Anthony Toner makes his solo debut on the Lyric Theatre stage this Sunday to celebrate the release of his seventh album. This new collection, Ink, finds the Belfast-based songwriter in top form on a series of stripped back, acoustic-based songs dealing with the big themes of love, loss and happiness.  He’ll be joined by special guests Eilidh Patterson, Ciaran Lavery and John McCullough.


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