7 ways to keep the kids occupied in BELFAST this Halloween

Dust off your witches hats and vampire capes – there are stacks of spooky events taking place across Northern Ireland this Halloween. First off we focus on Belfast in the first of our Discover Northern Ireland series of features on Halloween events across NI. Check out our ‘Whats On’ during half-term (13 October – 5 […]

Dogs need love too this National Adoption Week

Dogs need love too this National Adoption Week Dogs Trust Ballymena calls for dog lovers to come forward It’s National Adoption Week and canine carers at Dogs Trust Ballymena are seeking potential dog owners and foster carers alike, to come forward and give a homeless hounds the loving homes they deserves. Last month Dogs Trust […]

Belfast’s first Cocktail Week has something for everyone

A brand new week-long festival aimed at cocktail lovers will bring a top line-up of special events to Belfast this week. Whether you are looking for a ground-breaking cocktail creation, want to watch some of the world’s best bartenders in action, or fancy taking a step back in time to the age of prohibition, Belfast’s […]

Review: Titanic Hotel, Belfast

The new Titanic Hotel in Belfast recently opened to much fanfare and celebration. In the refurbished buildings of the old Harland & Wolff offices it’s a new iconic hotel for Belfast, the city with the most authentic and real connection to Titanic. Expectations were high and in many ways our night in the hotel didn’t […]

10 things to do in Northern Ireland (16-22 October)

10 things to do in Northern Ireland DiscoverNorthernIreland.com has stacks of fun things to do across NI, from family days out to gigs and cultural events. Here are 10 exciting things taking place this week (16-22 October) 1.       World Surf Kayak Championships 2017, Portrush, Co. Antrim, 20-28 October. The Portrush East Strand will see the […]

Iconic poppies arrive at Ulster Museum

The iconic poppy sculpture Weeping Window by artist Paul Cummins and designer Tom Piper will open on Saturday 14 October, at the Ulster Museum, Belfast. The poppies will be on site until 3 December 2017 as part of the UK-wide tour organised by 14-18 NOW, the UK’s arts programme for the First World War centenary. […]

Halloween Monster Mash with a Día de Muertos or ‘Day of the Dead’ theme

Halloween in Belfast all set to have a Mexican flavour! Belfast’s Titanic Slipways will have more than a pinch of Mexican spice on Sunday, 29 October. Belfast’s biggest and best Halloween celebrations are set to return with a Día de Muertos or ‘Day of the Dead’ theme, and a host of ghoulishly good entertainment. The […]

The Love Your Home Show happens this weekend!

Titanic Exhibition Centre is throwing open its doors to Northern Ireland’s largest home event, Love Your Home Show in association with Phoenix Natural Gas, from 13th-15th October 2017 and inviting home lovers to explore the many products, ideas and inspiration on offer to help improve your home. The annual event, organised by SelfBuild Ireland, is […]

REVIEW: Monty Python’s Spamalot by Ulster Operatic Company

Making his directorial debut both with this company and at Belfast’s Grand Opera House this week, Neil Keery had a challenge every bit as difficult as King Arthur’s quest to find the Holy Grail … because this irreverent parody of Arthur’s famous legend and unconventional send-up of musical theatre itself is like nothing else in […]

WIN a cookery experience with Neill’s Flour and Jenny Bristow

WIN A COOKERY EXPERIENCE WITH NEILL’S FLOUR AND JENNY BRISTOW Neill’s Flour is celebrating its 150th anniversary this year and to celebrate, has teamed up with Jenny Bristow and Belfast Times to give away two pairs of tickets to a Jenny Bristow Cookery School Experience. The lucky winners will attend a cookery class on Home […]

1000’s benefit from 50 M&S community projects

A new M&S community-based initiative has seen over 15,000 people benefit from 50 projects completed across Northern Ireland, including garden transformations, charity shop renovations, employability schemes, and much more. The ‘Making Every Moment Special in the Community’ initiative is part of the recently-launched M&S campaign ‘#SpenditWell’, which is about inspiring people to make every moment […]