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


Join Exploris  Aquarium  this Sunday 15th March for all the craic and banter  with underwater and reptilian friends.  Additional Snake demonstrations led by their team of Aquarists, daily animal demonstrations, themed arts and crafts and a mer-mazing face painter will be joining the craic this St Patrick’s weekend at Exploris Aquarium.


It’s the first Steam of 2020 at Whitehead Railway Museum on Saturday 14th March!  The Museum will be celebrating Saint Patrick’s Weekend with steam train rides from Whitehead Excursion Station platform and a themed treasure hunt.  Experience a taste of steam travel with a mini steam train ride departing from the station platform.


Prepare to be part of the gloriously mad ‘Worst Café in the World’ experience.  The Big Telly Theatre Company’s sell out show from the Belfast International Arts Festival will appear in a top secret location in Armagh… Make you book and you will be contacted with instructions. Tell no-one. 12th to 14th March.


Get your best green on and make your way to Carrowmena Activity Centre this St Patrick’s Weekend for activities that St Patrick himself wishes he could do!  Climb, Zip, Shoot & Hunt for Leprechauns to find the Pot of Gold!  Climbing Wall / Zip Line / Archery / Orienteering. 13th to 17th March.


Dye tracing is a method used by hydrogeologists to track and trace the flow of underground streams and rivers. Join the Geological Survey of Northern Ireland and Marble Arch Caves staff to hear about the hydrology of these fascinating caves while watching the Shruh Croppa River turn a luminous shade of green this Saturday.


Hazel Wand students always thrill Omagh audiences with exceptional performances and this all singing, all dancing and all acting showcase has something for everyone! From 12th to 14th March they will present extracts from theatre and Disney classics such as ‘The Aristocrats’, ‘Oliver,’ ‘Peter Pan’ and ‘Beauty and the Beast’ at the Strule Arts Centre in Omagh.


LDN Wrestling, the bone crunching superstars of LDN Wrestling, bring a host of top American wrestling stars to the ring to face the very best of home-grown talent and fans favourites in a two hour rip roaring entertainment for all the family to enjoy. Belvoir Studio Theatre this Friday 13th.

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