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


Put on your wellies, get out into nature and have a splashing time at the Puddle Jumping Championships this Saturday at WWT Castle Espie!  Come rain or shine, this is the perfect activity for a fun filled family day out!  Daily competitions with splashtastic prizes to be won. 15th to 20th February.


Create your own animated Lego mini film with Can Do Academy at the Lego Animation Workshop in Ballyclare Town Hall this Saturday.   Learn the basics of film making, how to storyboard and different animation techniques. Create your own storyline and learn the do’s and don’ts of effective animation which you can apply at home.  ​


There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed A Fly. I don’t know why she swallowed a fly…But The People’s Theatre Company do!  And now you can too at the Market Place Theatre this Sunday, as they bring one of the world’s best loved nursery rhymes to life just in time to celebrate the 45th anniversary of Pam Adams’ best-selling book.


Across the Threshold – A Taste of Heaney, Saturday 15 February, 5.00pm & 8.00pm at the Flowerfield Arts Centre, Portstewart.  An exclusive evening of entertainment, theatre and a tasting menu  inspired by the poetry of Heaney and hosted by Big Telly Theatre Company alongside Chef Paula McIntyre MBE.


Surprise your better half this Valentine’s Day with a romantic cruise on Upper Lough Erne. This unique event takes place on Saturday 15th of February at 2.30pm, on-board The Inishcruiser at Share Discovery Village . Includes afternoon tea, glass of wine or prosecco, chocolates and a guided tour of the lough.


This Valentine’s Weekend enjoy a delicious menu crafted by the award-winning team at the Mellon Country Inn Omagh.  Enjoy live music on Friday 14th February with Paddy McDermott and on Saturday 15th February with The Whistlin’ Donkeys!


This Sunday at the Waterfront Hall join Quirky Weddings for another day of the best wedding inspo from some of NI’s top wedding vendors. Meet 120 companies who can create, customise and present you with everything you need to make your big day exactly what you want it to be.  Expect a wide range of venues with experts to talk you through your options.

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