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 (20-26
Live, Belfast, 24-25 May. Strap on your safety goggles boys and girls, due
to popular demand Science’s greatest and most volatile live show is returning
with a vengeance to the IIC Belfast. Expect exploding dustbins, combusting
microwaves and loads of live daredevil stunts.
Craft Fair 2019, Armagh, 25 May. Armagh Craft Fair 2019 returns for the
ninth year to the wonderful surroundings of The Market Place Theatre and Arts
Centre. Bringing high quality craft to the heart of Armagh City this annual event
offers something for everyone.
Blanket Bog Walk, Limavady, 25 May. Join the Causeway Coast & Glens
Heritage Trust to explore Altikeeragh Blanket Bog nestled high up in the
Binevenagh Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and learn about the special
wildlife and habitats.
Sound Maritime Festival, Ballycastle, 24 May-2 June. The festival
celebrates the culture, cuisine and coastal treasures with an exciting
sea-focused programme of nautical themed events in Ballycastle and Rathlin
County Fleadh, Armagh, 24-26 May. The Armagh Fleadh is set to take place in
Forkhill and presents excellent opportunities for musicians of all ages to
participate and showcase their unique musical talent.
Spring Beer Festival, Belfast, 24-25 May. Clink Steins and sing songs at
The Doyen with old friends (and probably some new ones) on traditional
long style tables with the room dressed in true German Beer Fest style, whilst
the Heidi girls keep the Bavarian Beer flowing at your tables.
Puppet Festival 2019, Newtownards, 26-27 May. Classic tales will be brought
to life with fascinating and magical performances to entertain the whole
family. Festival line-up includes Lyngo Theatre performing ‘Tom Thumb’
and ‘Jack and the Beanstalk’, Clydebuilt Theatre performing ‘Lost
Bear’ and Banyan Theatre performing ‘The Hedgehog Prince.’
Titanic Maritime Festival 2019, Belfast, 25-27 May. The magnificent
masts of the Tall Ships return to Belfast’s quaysides, signalling the start of
one of the city’s most popular family events, the Belfast Titanic Maritime
Craft Festival, Omagh, 24-27 May. Rediscover Ireland’s rich heritage and
lost traditional skills as An Creagán hosts this festival, aimed at teaching
skills including foraging in the wild, lace making, firing pottery, straw
craft, cordage, fermentation, frame loom weaving and herbalism.
Derry Fleadh 2019, Derry~Londonderry, 23-27 May. All of the competitions
will be in St Brigid’s College and showcases unique musical talent within the
more information on these events or to plan a short break in Northern Ireland,