Jacqueline from whatsonni.com shares her pick of what’s on across NI this weekend.


Portico Arts and Heritage Centre are delighted to welcome the new Director of Music at St Anne’s Cathedral Belfast to Portico for an organ recital this Sunday 26th January. 3.00pm to 4.30pm.


This Friday, The Courtyard Community Choir celebrates its 7th year by entertaining you with a rich mix of popular songs and entertainment selected to help chase away those winter blues at The Courtyard Theatre, Newtownabbey, 8.00pm to 10.00pm.


Don’t miss the George Michael Tribute Show at the Armagh City Hotel this Friday evening. This authentic high energy international tribute show dedicated to the music of George Michael has it all…The looks, the voice, the moves, it’s a show not to be missed, and is performed by award winning singer songwriter in his own rights, who has performed all over the world and appeared on National TV on BBC1.


Join The Chocolate Manor on Saturday 25th January for a Chocolate Extravaganza for the whole family!  A one hour session for adults and children in the Peter Thompson Hall in Castlerock – with a fabulous range of fun chocolatey activities.  On arrival all participants will be greeted by the master chocolatier and given an insight into where chocolate comes from and the journey the humble cocoa bean goes on to be transformed into our favourite treat!


This Saturday 25th January, the Westville Hotel in Enniskillen will host a live performance by the hugely popular Brian Kennedy. The evening, which begins at 7.00pm, includes a 4 course dinner with tickets priced at £45 per person.  Accommodation available.


Saturday 25th January from 2.00pm – 4.00pm at Ranfurly House Dungannon, you can take a workshop covering the history and customs of the ancient Celtic festival of Imbolc / St Brigid’s Day. Participants will have the opportunity to make a variety of different types of St Brigid’s crosses that were found throughout Ireland in the last century. Admission only £5.


Gaming & Geeking NI is hosting an official Catan UK National Qualifier Tournament this Sunday 26th January at the Harland and Wolff Staff Club.  Entry is £4, 15+ only. Participants may bring in their own food and drinks. For more information about the Qualifier, contact your Qualifier Host, Gaming & Geeking NI.

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