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

Antrim

Join Larne Museum this Saturday for aa free interactive storytelling session with themed activities based on a children’s storybook. Booking preferable. Suitable for age 4-11.

Click HERE  for more information.

Armagh

Dragonfly Willow workshop at the Navan Centre & Fort.  Using willow that has been sustainably grown on site at the Navan Centre, learn the ancient skills of willow weaving with Heather McDermott, or Fraoch the weaver as you may have known her, from the Celtic clan at Navan Centre & Fort.

Click HERE for more information.

Belfast

Following the success of its phenomenal nationwide tour, entertaining disco fans across the country, The Biggest Disco will be returning to The SSE Arena, Belfast on 27 April 2024, for its fourth show in Belfast – set to be bigger and better than ever!

Click HERE for more information.

Down

Felting with Bees in The Walled Garden, Helen’s Bay – Experience AND 2024.  On arrival at The Walled Garden Helen’s Bay, guests will be welcomed by host Lorraine with a small glass of locally produced honey mead, followed by a visit to the apiary, at a safe distance, for a brief talk about the importance of Black Irish bee conservation, their role in cross pollination in the garden and what bee-friendly plants you can introduce into your own gardens to make them a haven for butterflies, bees and hoverflies.

Click HERE for more information.

Fermanagh

“Absolutely Flab-u-lous: Bernie Jones’s journey from Laundry Queen to Slimming Sensation!”  Following the resounding success of “Nobody Puts Bernie In a Corner,” which had audiences on their feet with continuous standing ovations during it’s sold out tour across theatres in both the north and south of Ireland, Bernie is back with the next uproarious chapter in her story.

Click HERE for more information.

Derry/Londonderry

Strada Music International Limited presents The Bluetones at the Playhouse.  The Bluetones Acoustic show is two members of  Brit Pop legends The Bluetones, for special acoustic performances of the band’s classics.
Click HERE for more information.

Tyrone

Men’s Day Retreat Omagh.
Click HERE for more information.

Jacqueline shares her pick of what’s on this week/end across NI

Antrim

Ballymoney Spring Fair is making a return to the town on April 19th & 20th – with free family-friendly activities and lots of carnival colour to look forward to.

Find out more HERE

Armagh

Banbridge Musical Society presents ‘Oklahoma!’, the ground-breaking musical that set the stage for all that followed! Rodgers & Hammerstein’s exuberant classic is a lively, tuneful musical full of cowboys, farmers, romance and fearless optimism.

Find out more HERE

Belfast

The Irish Vegan Festival is returning to Belfast on Sunday 21st April 2024 at the Europa Hotel for an event hosting all-vegan stalls selling food, drinks, crafts, clothes, cosmetics, and gifts as well as stalls and talks from other animal rights charities and speakers.

Find out more HERE

Down

The Ards International Guitar Festival is back with a bang in April 2024 with a fresh new programme of guitar inspired gigs, free fringe events, guitar clinics with industry professionals and an exhibition!

Find out more HERE

Fermanagh

Caritas in Concert, live at the Ardhowen Theatre, Enniskillen.

Find out more HERE

Derry/Londonderry

The Lost Boy: Street Scenes and Soldiers’ Tales – A Salon Series Event.

Find out more HERE

Tyrone

DIY Natural Skincare 18+ yrs – 11am-1pm.  Tutor – Leasha Hogan.  This workshop is suitable for beginners wanting to learn more about the art of DIY natural skincare.

Find out more HERE

 

 

 

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

Antrim

‘Life Behind the Light’ – Larne Family History Society Talks Programme.  The Society meets in the Education Room at Larne Museum & Arts Centre.

Find out more HERE

Armagh

One of the world’s most iconic and longest-running musicals, Les Misérables tells the story of Jean Valjean, a former convict who spends a lifetime seeking redemption. See it live on stage at the Marketplace Theatre.

Find out more HERE

Belfast

Bewitched, Bothered and Bewildered will be performed by soprano Wendy Ferguson and pianist Ruth McGinley, with songs from the golden age of music theatre. Live at The Mac.

Find out more HERE

Down

Wee Birds Art Workshop at WWT Castle Espie Wetland Centre. Part of Experience Ards and North Down 2024. Click here to see the full programme. 

Fermanagh

Caritas in Concert. live at the Ardhowen Theatre, Enniskillen.

Find out more HERE

Derry/Londonderry

Neil Delamere is back with a brand new show, Neil by Mouth. Roe Valley Arts Centre, Limavady.

Find out more HERE

Tyrone

Hey there future rugby stars and enthusiastic parents! Are you ready to kick off an adventure with RUGBYTOTS in Cookstown?

Find out HERE

 

 

 

 

 

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

Antrim

Internationally-acclaimed star of West End shows such as Phantom of the Opera, Les Miserables and Evita, Mike Sterling is coming to Theatre at the Mill for an unforgettable night of wonderful music and entertaining chat this weekend.

Find out more HERE

Armagh

Springsteen – A Tribute is Europe’s biggest and best Bruce Springsteen tribute act and they are coming to the Market Place Theatre.

Find out more HERE

Belfast

In a magical kingdom beneath the sea, the beautiful young mermaid Ariel longs to leave her ocean home to live in the world above in Disney’s The Little Mermaid, Junior at the Belvoir Theatre.

Find out more HERE

Down

Enjoy a live performance from your favourite Disney Princesses including Elsa and Anna, Belle, Ariel, Snow White and many more at the Princess Academy, La Mon Hotel.

Find out more HERE

Fermanagh

There Was An Old Lady Who Swallowed A Fly The 50th Anniversary Production!  Ardhowen Theatre, Enniskillen.

Find out more HERE

Derry/Londonderry

Cinemagic presents The Good Dinosaur at the Roe Valley Arts Centre, Limavady!

Find out more HERE

Tyrone”

“Mean Girls”  meets “Succession” meets “Downton Abbey” in arguably the greatest satire written for the stage. ’Oscar Wilde’s seminal comedy “The Importance of Being Ernest” comes to the Burnavon stage this February.

Find out more HERE

 

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

Antrim

ABBA starring Bjorn Identity at the Ballygally Castle Hotel. Back due to popular demand!  Join us for the most popular night out with all your favourite sing-a-long ABBA songs. Doors open from 7.30pm

Show begins at 9pm.

Find out more HERE

Armagh

Opera and Orchards at the Market Place Theatre. Ulster Touring Opera’s exceptional soloists will take you on a musical journey from ancient Carthage to the factories of Seville via a rather bohemian Parisian apartment.

Find out more HERE

Belfast

Meet at the Staircase for a special Valentine’s Afternoon Tea at Titanic Belfast!  Step back in time to a period of luxury, elegance and 5-star service with Titanic Belfast’s Afternoon Tea. Set in the opulent surroundings of the Titanic Suite featuring the stunning Grand Staircase and live jazz music, it is an experience not to be missed!

Find out more HERE

Down

Treat that someone special to a romantic dinner or a day out with the girls at La Mon Hotel!

Find out what’s on offer HERE

Fermanagh

Cocktails & Coaching with Lisa McFarland, Charlie’s Bar. Whether you’re looking to re-ignite a spark, just out of a relationship or living your best single life, Lisa will be sharing her tips and tools to develop strong, healthy relationships. What better place to start than our relationship with ourselves!

Find out more HERE

Derry/Londonderry

Join The Evergladus for an amzing party night with a “love potion or Prosecco” drinks reception, 3 course dinner and live music.

This party is not just for couples but also for a great “Galentine’s” girls night out or with friends.

Find out more and book HERE

Tyrone

Come explore the wonderful world of Pancake Art at An Creagan!  Get creative with pancake batter in a raindow of colours.  Create your favourite characters and choose your favourite toppings.
Find out more and book HERE

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

Antrim

Jazz in the Gardens, Castle Gardens, Lisburn.

Find out more HERE

Armagh

The Superstar Wrestling Live Tour is coming for an evening of rip-roaring action. Expect to see edge of your seat, death-defying moves as the stars of Wrestling take part in action-packed matches for the whole family to enjoy! Market Place Theatre, Armagh.

Find out more HERE

Belfast

Northern Ireland Opera returns in 2023 with Puccini’s ‘Tosca’, after our critically acclaimed and sold-out production of ‘La Traviata’ in 2022. Grand Opera House.

Find out more HERE

Down

See TRÚ perform live at the Portico of Ards this weekend. The trú was a mythological trio of poet-musicians who were revered throughout the Celtic world. From their British-Ukrainian, Ulster-Scots and Irish heritage, they have inherited an unusual and fruitful ethos based on respect and exploration.

Find out more HERE

Fermanagh

Coffee & Connect – Meet up for local business women! Join the Mums at Work network to attend these local Enniskillen Coffee Mornings – you are welcome to come along and see what they have to offer before you join.  Our meetings are relaxed, inclusive, supportive and informative.  Join us for coffee and connections as we get to know you and learn all about your business.
Find out more HERE

Derry/Londonderry

Country fans are given a taste of Nashville in this brand-new show Made in Tennessee – the soundtrack of American Country.  With a band made up of some of UK’s finest country musicians, Made in Tennessee takes you through the decades of the nation’s fastest growing music genre.
Find out more HERE

Tyrone

Now seen by over 350,000 fans live and watched by millions on TV Europe’s No.1 multi award-winning show “The Legends of American Country”  returns for another fantastic night of toe-tapping Country nostalgia. Legends of America Country Music Show Presented by JMG Music Group. Burnavon Theatre, Cookstown.
Find out more HERE

 

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

Antrim

SPINNING YARNS is a one-day Festival celebrating the wonderful world of all things associated with wool & linen where we will showcase the colour, creativity and craft associated with these homespun yarns in all their forms.

Find out more HERE

Armagh

Forest bathing retreat, Killeavy Castle Estate. Rest, reconnect and re-energise during this unique Nurturing Nature retreat, nestled within 350 acres of woodland and a working farm, at the foot of the volcanic mountain Slieve Gullion.

Find out more HERE

Belfast

The Stormont Hotel Wedding Show takes place on Sunday 3rd September between 1pm and 4pm at the Stormont Hotel and admission is free!

Find out more HERE

Down

The Eats and Beats festival in Newcastle is a celebration of food and music that brings together the best of both worlds. From delicious local cuisine to live performances by some of the hottest acts around, this festival is a must-see event for anyone who loves great food and great music.

Find out more HERE

Fermanagh

Lough Erne Pilgrim Way Exhibition.  The Lough Erne Pilgrim Way exhibition is part of a wider programme of events, itineraries, online resources, community engagement, access improvements and conservation initiatives.

Find out more HERE

Derry/Londonderry

Dreamscapes, Landscapes, Escapes, The Seamus Heaney Homeplace, Bellaghy.  Featuring Catherine Graham, Kate Newmann, Kathleen McCracken and John T Davies.

Find out more HERE

Tyrone

Dungannon Comedy Festival returns this September for another night of side-splitting laughter with Micky Bartlett, Ciarán Bartlett, William Thompson, Conor Keys and Talal Jomar.

Find out more HERE

 

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

Antrim

Make a Fairy House at the Family Pottery Class, Island Arts Centre! Interactive, creative fun for all the family. Enjoy getting stuck into wonderful tactile clay and experiment with shapes and forms in a sharing, welcoming environment.

Find out more HERE

Armagh

Summer in the City!  Summer in the City hosts free pop-up events and activities for all ages in Armagh city centre every Saturday throughout Summer.  Starting on Saturday 22nd July until Saturday 9th September 2023 express yourself with cultural experiences, feed your curiosity or take some time out to refresh and rewind.

Find out more HERE

Belfast

The 17th Belfast Mela Festival, sponsored by Sensata Technologies, celebrating Northern Ireland’s growing cultural diversity starts on Saturday 19 August with a spectacular FREE Mela Carnival through Belfast City Centre.

Find out more HERE

Down

The return of the Wake the Giant Festival, the perfect reason to visit the charming town of Warrenpoint!  Nestled on the picturesque shores of Carlingford Lough, Warrenpoint is a town steeped in history and culture, and the annual Wake the Giant Festival is the perfect opportunity to experience it all.

Find out more HERE

Fermanagh

Join Geopark guide Andy for a two hour walk around the beautiful Benaughlin mountain to explore the early Christin Heritage of the area. See the stunning geology, flora and fauna of this historic site.  Suitable for those with reasonable fitness, (Children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult) If you need to cancel, please contact us 24 hours in advance of the event time.

Find out more HERE

Derry/Londonderry

Echo Echo Dance Theatre Company will teach a fun and inclusive dance workshop inspired by the World Illustration Awards Exhibition allowing you to tell a story with movement at the Roe Valley Arts Centre. For children 7-12.

Find out more HERE

Tyrone

Ulster Orchestra “On Your Doorstep”.  It’s become a favourite summer performance of the Ulster Orchestra and this year’s concert has a flavour of the silver screen, as the Orchestra perform much-loved film music from the likes of Lord of the Rings, Harry Potter, Star Wars, The Incredibles and more. They will also take you on a whirl round Europe with some toe-tapping dance music, inspired by folk music from Hungary and Czechia.

Find out more HERE

 

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

Antrim

Naturally North Coast & Glens Artisan Market is delighted to be back at the Heart of the Glens Festival 2023.  You’ll find the market located at the Boat Club Carpark Cushendall.  Sunday13th August 11am – 4pm.  Featuring 30 artisan makers selling a range of gifts, art, craft, and food.
Find out more HERE

Armagh

Create a quirky colourful beach scene diorama using totally mess-free, 100% non-toxic clay at the Market Place Theatre!
Find out more HERE

Belfast

The mega EAST BLOCK FOOD market is back on Sunday 13 August with an exciting range of local makers and producers together under one fancy roof at Banana Block in East Belfast.
Find out more HERE

Down

Enjoy an Afternoon of Music, Style and Live Horse Racing at Irelands Oldest Racecourse, Downpatrick Racecourse. Featuring the SHORTCROSS Most Stylish Hat and Accessories Competition.

Find out more HERE

Fermanagh

Crom is looking forward to two music nights this year at Music by the Lake. Saturday 29th July with The Hand me Downs. Saturday 12th August with The Sentrals.

Find out more HERE

Derry/Londonderry

COMIC BOOK MASTERCLASS FOR 7 – 14 YRS with Kev F Sutherland (Bean, Dr. Who, Marvel Comics). Roe Valley Arts Centre, Limavady.

Find out more HERE

Tyrone

Rugby Tots Summer Classes, Dungannon Rugby Club and Orritor PS Cookstown.

Find out more HERE

 

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

Antrim

Ballycastle Seafront Artisan Market, August.The flagship artisan market of the Naturally North Coast & Glens on the beautiful Ballycastle Seafront.  This is an excellent showcase of local food, culture, heritage, and traditions, and it is an ideal destination for anyone looking for an authentic experience.

Find out more HERE

Armagh

See Little Red Riding Hood at the Market Place Theatre Armagh.  A curious young girl weaves her way through the wintery woods to her grandma’s house. A journey full of surprises… A playful and imaginative re-telling of the timeless Brothers Grimm story.

Find out more HERE

Belfast

Frock Around the Clock End of Summer Vintage Fair. The End of Summer Vintage & Handmade Fair will feature 36 fabulous stalls of vintage and handmade loveliness including some of your old favourites as well as some amazing new exhibitors.

Find out more HERE

Down

CraftFest at Castle Ward. This year’s event is bigger and better than ever before, with more exhibitors, more activities, and more opportunities to immerse yourself in the world of local craftsmanship.

Find out more HERE

Fermanagh

Rugby Tots Summer Classes, Enniskillen.

Find out more HERE

Derry/Londonderry

The Summer Activity Programme continues this August at the Seamus Heaney Homeplace.

Find out more HERE

Tyrone

From the Hill to the Fort, a celebration of Lunasa.  Take a guided tour of Hill of The O’Neill, have a break for tea/coffee and scones.  Then make your way by coach to Tullaghoge Fort and meet an O’Neill from the early 17th century.

Find out more HERE