Jacqueline from whatsonni.com shares her pick of What’s On across NI this Bank Holiday weekend.


Top Trump Trails begins at WWT Castle Espie on Saturday 29th April. They have put a selection of Giant Top Trumps cards around the grounds that represent some of the favourite wetland animals. When you arrive you’ll be given a Top Trumps card and score card – the aim of the game is to compare the animal scores on your card against our giant cards to win!


Hundreds of vintage vehicles will descend upon The Argory this Saturday 29th April as they host their famous vintage vehicle rally. A must-see event for all vehicle enthusiasts. From 12.00 pm to 5.00 pm.


Dogs are always welcome at Castle Coole but will be especially welcome this Saturday when the National Trust will dedicate a whole day of fun to their pooch pals! Bring your dogs along for the dog walk, enter your dog in the pet dog show, and pick up some behavioural techniques and grooming tips at Paws in the Park.


The Blue Boy of Glenmore is a new play by Joe Brennan Produced by the Brassneck Theatre Company. See it at the Craic Theatre on Saturday evening at 8.00pm.  Winter 1978. Cooley Mountains, Ireland. Jemmy John is a tortured soul. The sheep on the glen and the farm are his life but his younger sister Colleen yearns for something much more. With the help of a local car mechanic, Colleen is determined to escape Glenmore for the chance at a better life… but her older brother is having none of it. The life-long conflict between these sibling rivals is the catalyst that ignites the shocking events that unfold.


With over 20 acts performing over 5 days, Da Vinci’s Hotel in Derry City is the place to be from Thursday 27th April – Monday 1st May.  Da Vinci’s Hotel has 3 unmissable Head line Event as part of this year’s Jazz Festival programme with entertainment from Hot Chocolate, Someone Like you ‘The Adele Songbook’ and Finale Night of the Jazz Festival.


Cushendun’s Big Arts Weekend is a four day festival of music, drama, poetry, art, walks, workshops and family fun in one of the most beautiful villages in Glens of Antrim. The programme  which runs from 28th April to 1st May has something for everyone and many of the events are free. For further information and the full programme visit www.cushendunbpt.org.


Visit Titanic Belfast for some family fun from the 29th April – 1st May to celebrate the Bank Holiday Weekend!  Challenge the kids with an Explorer Trail throughout the Titanic Experience, meet the Titanic Mascots and try out a family interactive guide, before stopping off for a bite to eat with Kids Meal Deals in Bistro 401 or for a lighter option the Galley Cafe!


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