Jacqueline shares her pick of what’s on this week across NI


This Saturday step into Winterfell and take aim where young Bran was taught archery by Jon Snow. Have a go at archery in the very place where the BAFTA award winning TV show was filmed – in the courtyard aka ‘Winterfell’ at Castleward Estate.  Booking essential. This experience is independently operated by Clearsky Adventure Centre, it is not sponsored, endorsed, or affiliated with HBO or anyone associated with ‘Game of Thrones’.


Join Navan Fort on Sunday 27th January, between 11:00am and 3:00pm for free guided mini-beast hunts! There are all sorts of amazing, tiny creatures residing in the grounds of the Navan Centre & Fort. Come along and see what you can find! This is a free drop-in event, with no booking required.


Rock ‘n’ Roll Years and Dance Hall Days is back at the Ardhowen Theatre this Saturday evening.  After last year’s smash hit tour this wonderful nostalgic musical hits the road again! The all-star cast will once again take you on a whirlwind journey through the musical decades of the 50s and 60s Paying homage to the lives and music of the Everly Bros, Johnny Cash, The Four Seasons, Ruby Murray, Bobby Darin and Elvis.


If you’re gliding gracefully towards the second half of your life, maybe this isn’t the show for you. But if you want reassurance that you’re not the only one struggling with all the things Life throws at you, step right up for Nuala McKeever’s Letting Go Or Losing It at Ranfurly House Dungannon this Saturday 26th January.


Derek Ryan performs in the Millennium Forum, Derry on Saturday 26th January with all the fan-favourites and his latest songs from new album TEN.  Derek will be joined on the evening by All Folk’d Up as special guests PLUS Olivia Douglas.  Tickets available from venue box office – 028 7126 4455.


Sarah’s Key is one of two film screenings in Antrim and Newtownabbey Borough to mark Holocaust Memorial Day (HMD), which provides an opportunity for everyone to learn the lessons from the Holocaust. This Thursday evening, 24th January. Tickets are free and can be booked online at  theoldcourthousetheatre.com.


This animation club at Blick Shared Studio, Malone Road offers a great introduction to the colourful world of animation!  The workshop which takes place this Saturday from 2.00pm to 4.00pm will allow participants to make a complete animated Lego film on an iPad, using sound effects, visual effects, titles and lots of imagination Your child will learn about the basic principles of stop motion animation, using special iPad apps and will receive a copy of their film at the end of the session. These workshops are a collaboration between Can Do Academy and Blick and are suitable for children between 7 – 14 years.

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Jacqueline McGonigle