Jacqueline shares her pick of what’s on this weekend across Northern Ireland


The Holywood Harmony Festival boasts a three-day line-up that is set to boost the growing reputation of the volunteer-run spectacle.  Hothouse Flowers, Ulaid & Duke Special and Gareth Dunlop will headline each day from Friday 2nd June to Sunday 4th June respectively.  On Ulaid and Duke Special will be supported by The Emerald Armada and Red House. On Saturday The Hothouse Flowers will be supported by The Nat Youle Band and singer/songwriter Ciaran McElhinney. On Sunday Gareth Dunlop will be supported by Dana Masters and Sam Wickens.


An Antiques Vintage and Collectors Fair will take place this Saturday 3rd June from 10.00 am to 4.00pm at Mulavilly Parish Hall, Mulavilly, Tandragee. This event is a fundraiser for SAMS project. There will be free parking and refreshments available.  Browse a great selection of antique and vintage silver, jewellery, kitchenalia, china,  crystal, tools, art ,coins, medals and much more.


What could be more relaxing than spending your evening watching the sunset whilst paddling along taking in the stunning views of Lough Erne?  If this sounds like something that would interest you then join SHARE Discovery Village on May 31st or June 2nd for their Sunset Paddles event!  This fantastic event costs ONLY £15pp – including equipment hire.


Time Travellers, Midsummer Vintage & Handmade Fair will take place at The Mellon Country Inn, Omagh this Sunday 4th June. There will be stalls galore filled with vintage clothing, jewellery, collectibles, retro, vinyls, china and more. Music will be provided by Boneyard Record Shop.


This Saturday Guildhall Square will welcome the very best of artisan traders at the Walled City Market, offering visitors a friendly shopping experience with a wide selection of speciality foods ranging from vegetables, homemade jams & preserves, artisan breads & cakes, sweets and handmade craft products.


A weekend of walks are on offer for everyone ranging from gentle strolls to mountain challenges around the Glens of Antrim led by local people. The Walk the Glens Festival is based around the Glens areas and offers walking in simply spectacular surroundings. Walks include a heritage history walk, the three peaks, and a stroll around the Clachans in Cushendun followed by a BBQ and traditional music and much more. Appropriate footwear must be worn on all mountain walks. Registration will take place before each walk at the Old Schoolhouse. No dogs allowed on any of the walks. See www.walktheglens.co.uk.


Blues guitar legend Ronnie Greer returns to the Crescent Arts Centre this Friday with his powerhouse band, featuring some of the finest musicians in the country.  Ronnie’s distinctive guitar style, melding searing Chicago blues style licks with be bop jazz inspired lines, has been critically acclaimed as world class.  His band, comprising of Anthony Toner, guitar and vocals, John McCullough, keyboards, Nick Scott, bass guitar and Peter McKinney, drums, operate on a level which must be heard to be appreciated. Add to the mix, special guest Ken Haddock, one of the most soulful and expressive singers on the Irish music scene, and you have the recipe for a great night of blues, roots and a little jazz, played by some of the best in the business!


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