See Santa at Hillmount Bangor this Friday to Sunday from 1.00pm to 5.00pm.  Cost is £10 per child which includes a present.  You’re welcome to bring your own camera and professional photographs will be available to buy as an optional extra.


We all dream of a White Christmas and Happy Holidays, so Armagh’s sensational a cappella group ‘Cantilena’ pour some festive spirit into our Christmas Celebrations as they ring in the festive season in their own inimitable a cappella style this Wednesday 20th December at the Market Place Theatre. This evening of well-known traditional carols and popular Christmas songs, accompanied by the festive atmosphere, mulled wine and mince pies, will definitely put a Christmassy glow in your cheeks. Early booking is strongly recommended for this ever-popular show that welcomes the holidays in true festive style.


Relax in the charming surroundings of the festive Garden Hall at the Lough Erne Resort and enjoy the limited edition Festive Afternoon Tea, which brings together a delectable mix of savoury snacks, sweet fancies and spicy teas which are sure to make merry mouths water this Christmas season. Available until 31st December.


The Silverbirch Hotel Omagh  continues its festive calendar of events at Lola’s with Lisa McHugh on Friday 22nd December! Festive Jive & Dine In 4 course Dinner in Barreta Bar & Grill & Country Dance at Lola’s. Pre-booking essential.


The Roe Valley Arts Centre are giving their annual family festive screening of Frozen a break this year for another superb Christmas favourite – ELF! The hilarious Will Ferrell plays the unforgettable Buddy, raised in the North Pole by Santa’s elves. Discovering that he is actually a human, Buddy sets off on a festive trip to New York to find his real father. Saturday 23rd December 2.00pm.


Celebrate in style with family, friends or colleagues and enjoy a Christmas night out at the movies at the Bushmills Inn this Wednesday 20th December.  Indulge in a 4 course Christmas Banquet followed by a festive movie and popcorn in the exclusive surroundings of the Still Room Cinema.


The award-winning Children’s Theatre Company, Cahoots NI, are casting a spell over young theatre goers at the Crescent Arts Centre this Christmas as they bring the enchanting tale, Shh! We Have a Plan to life. So why not bring along the family this Christmas to the Crescent and prepare to be enchanted and amazed by this unique production featuring Magic, Music, Puppetry and lots more! Runs until Sunday 24th December and is suitable for age 3+.

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I would like to take this opportunity to wish you all a very happy Christmas and a peaceful New Year!