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


The Clandeboye Foodie Festival takes place this weekend on Saturday 31st August and Sunday 1st September at the Clandeyboye Estate in Bangor,, featuring local food and drink  producers,  demonstrations, tastings and much more. Admission is free!


In The Heart of the Country this Friday at the Market Place Theatre, tells how a farming community in mid-Tyrone dealt with the complex issues that arose from the search for Civil Rights. At that time dancing and country music  were the main social diet albeit mostly one side of the community. Our story reflects how a young couples love of country music could transcend age old tribal barriers but not without a price to pay. The price of peace is often more expensive than we ever bargain for. In this case it most certainly was.


Activities for All is a portfolio of action-packed, outdoor activities which SHARE offers to the general public! These activities are available every day in August and includes Archery, Sailing, Canoeing, Banana Boating and many more!


The 28th annual Bluegrass Omagh music festival returns to the Ulster American Folk Park from Friday 30th August to Sunday 1st September. Award-winning American and European bands and performers will descend on the museum to join acclaimed acts from across Ireland. The headline act bringing their popular and growing brand of Bluegrass music to this year’s festival is industry and fan favourites Joe Mullins & The Radio Ramblers. 


Carnival of Colours is back and  this time it’s on tour, bringing the most circus-y Festival you’ve ever witnessed to the stunning-est, most slopey Brooke Park in Derry this Saturday and Sunday, and you are invited! Acts include Grant Goldie, Andrea Fidelio, Dr Skita, Siolta Circus AND Jack Wise…to name just a few! 


Antrim Castle Gardens will once again host the popular Spinning Yarns Festival this Saturday and Sunday. A Festival of Colour, Creativity and Craft celebrating the wonderful world of all things associated with textiles, in particular wool & linen, where we will showcase these homespun yarns in all their forms.


Calling all brides to be – it’s back! The Stormont Hotel Wedding Show on Sunday 1st September 2019, 1.00pm until 4.00pm with two Fashion Shows, Live Band Showcase and Over 60 Exhibitors.

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