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


Pride in Newry Festival 2019 takes place from 24th August to 1st September.  Pride in Newry is the proud host of UK and Ireland Pride 2019.  A variety of engaging and family friendly events populate the programme of events spanning over a week.


The Planetarium is being taken over by Jedi and Sith on the 24th and 25th August.  Bring your younglings down and train them up in the ways of the force, or the dark side at Force Academy Training.


This Friday 23rd August, come to SHARE for a fun-filled evening at their Charity Colour Run!  This fun, 5k run takes place on their estate and you will have to take on a number of obstacles while getting covered in powdered paint!


A travelling theatre group are set for a night of music and entertainment, when suddenly the lights go out and the mysterious Phantom appears at the Murder Mystery evening “The Phantom Strikes Again” at the Alley Theatre Strabane on Saturday 24th August. 


The Banks of Foyle Festival presents Open Air Cinema showing ‘The Greatest Showman’ on a  50ft screen at the Vale Centre Greysteel on Friday 23rd August. Donation £5 per adult, £2.50 u16s.


History comes to life at Dunluce Castle this Saturday afternoon.  If you’ve ever wanted to try shooting a longbow, this dramatic Castle jutting out into the Atlantic Ocean is the perfect place to have a go at archery, meet some Medieval characters and experience the atmosphere and unique beauty of Dunluce.


The first Ukulele BBQ with the Belfast Ukulele Jam in the BOHO Garden at the Botanic Inn takes place this Saturday from 1.00pm to 4.00pm. This is a free music event.

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