DiscoverNorthernIreland.com has stacks of fun things to do across NI, from family days out to gigs and cultural events. Here are ten exciting things taking place this week (25 June – 1 July)
- Ballykelly Bank Walk, Derry~Londonderry, 1 July. Join Causeway Coast and Glens Heritage Trust for a Sunday stroll along Ballykelly Bank. This is an inspiring off-road level walk, for most of its length alongside a freshwater pond.
- Home National Deaf Bowls Championships, Bangor, 29 June – 1 July. After the successful British Championships, a request was made that the Home National Championships be held in Bangor. This four-day event attracts bowlers from England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.
- Pirates Off Portrush & Heritage Fair, 30 June – 1 July. Portrush Heritage Group will stage the sixth adventure of the notorious Pirates Off Portrush. This two-day fair includes the dramatic play, a treasure hunt, fancy dress competitions, storytelling and a parade plus much more.
- Celtronic Festival, Derry~Londonderry, 27 June- July. Ireland’s leading electronic music festival brings five days and nights of music events, film screenings, workshops, seminars, recording projects and much more at venues across the city of Derry.
- Portaferry Sails and Sounds, Portaferry, 28 June – 1 July. Boats from all over the UK and Ireland will converge on the loughshore town of Portaferry for a weekend of traditional Irish and Scottish music and dance. The event features workshops, children’s entertainment, land-based activities and music throughout the town.
- Belsonic 2018, Belfast, 15-30 June. Belsonic returns to Ormeau Park, as it brings a host of international headline acts to the heart of Belfast including Eric Prydz and The Script.
- The Wonder Tales – Portico, Portaferry, 29 June. Join spectacular duo Jane Talbot and Noel Harron for a rambunctious evening of storytelling and song. The stories in the show are original, dark fairytales or quirky, radical re-tellings and are all set locally.
- Sunday Band Concert, Newcastle, 1 July. Enjoy this free concert outside the Newcastle Centre by Ballylone Concert Flute Band as they perform a wide range of popular tunes. Bring a blanket or deckchair and enjoy some delightful entertainment on the promenade.
- Ballydougan Pottery Exhibition, Armagh, 1 July – 31 July. Craftswirl at Armagh Visitor Information Centre is delighted to be showcasing the award winning “Ballydougan Pottery” for its July exhibition.
- Maggie’s Yer Ma, Coleraine, 27 June. Loveable rogue Maggie Muff is back to the Riverside Theatre with a bang in this highly anticipated sequel to Leesa Harker’s smash hit trilogy.
For more information on these events or to plan a short break in Northern Ireland, visit www.DiscoverNorthernIreland.com.