Review: Lives.In.Translation

Kabosh Theatre Lives.In.Translation by Rosemary Jenkinson Tours from 31st October, Downpatrick, Newtownards, Dungannon, Derry I saw the end of the Belfast run of ‘Lives.in.Translation’ before the company go on tour next week. Friday’s venue added to the bleakness of this play, the old B&Q warehouse on Boucher Road, concrete floor, can’t see the roof it’s […]

‪10 exciting things to do in Northern Ireland (30 October – 5 November)‬

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 (30 October – 5 November) 1.       Derry Halloween, Derry~Londonderry, 28-31 October. On the 31st anniversary party supernatural beings and the […]

‘May the north be with you’ – North Belfast Lantern Festival returns

‘May the north be with you’ – North Belfast Lantern Festival returns with blockbuster Star Wars-themed event Thousands set to attend 8th annual North Belfast Lantern Festival on October 29 & 30 Up to 4,000 revellers – led by Star Wars fan-favourites Darth Vader, Boba Fett, Yoda, Princess Leia  and Luke Skywalker- are set to […]

The Nightmare Before Christmas at Belfast Waterfront

It’s all treats and no tricks as The Nightmare Before Christmas brings spellbinding Hallowe’en movie magic to the Waterfront’s big, big screen this Saturday! Halloweentown’s Pumpkin King has become bored with frightening people in the real world. When he chances upon Christmastown he plots to kidnap Santa Claus and take over the role… Get into […]

REVIEW: Beautiful – The Carole King Musical (Tour)

REVIEW: Beautiful – The Carole King Musical (Tour) Grand Opera House, Belfast – Tue 24-Sat 28 Oct Reviewed by Damien Murray on Tue 24 October **** The major appeal of this extremely popular biographical musical is that its subject, Carole King, really is a cross-generational artist, performer, singer, songwriter … and her eventful – but […]

‪ 10 exciting things taking place this week (23-29 October)‬

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 (23-29 October) 1.       Richhill Apple Harvest Fayre, Armagh, 28 October. Celebrating the world famous PGI status Armagh Bramley apple with the very best food and drink Co. […]

Victoria Square prepares for the return of its Halloween Pumpkin Patch

Victoria Square prepares for the return of its Halloween Pumpkin Patch Khloé Maxwell, Victoria Square’s very own ‘Spiderella’ and resident Pumpkin Expert, is preparing for an influx of 1,000 pumpkins. This years Halloween Pumpkin Patch, supported by Asda, will arrive on the lower ground floor of Victoria Square on Saturday 28th October. Over four days […]

Morbid Manor arrives at Tayto Park to scare the life clean outta ye!

It’s been on the to do list for a while, and last week I finally visited TAYTO PARK in Ashbourne, Co. Meath, (only an hour and 30 minutes from Belfast). But it wasn’t any ordinary visit, because the park has been given a Halloween makeover with creepy clowns and jilted jesters roaming the park waiting […]

REVIEW: Celui Qui Tombe (He Who Falls)

REVIEW: Celui Qui Tombe (He Who Falls) CCN2-Centre chorégraphique national de Grenoble Grand Opera House, Belfast Thur 19 Oct-Fri 20 Oct, 2017 Contemporary dance may not be everyone’s favourite performance art form, but the beauty of this breathtaking piece is that it is so different, so engaging, so well-performed and so unique that it is […]

Sneak peek: Babel, Ireland’s largest rooftop bar and garden

Babel, Ireland’s largest rooftop bar and garden opens to the public tonight (20th October) at 1030pm. Bullitt, the hippest hotel in the city is celebrating its first birthday by opening the new rooftop bar tonight with a VIP launch party from 8pm. The contemporary new space includes a plush indoor bar; an open-air terrace with […]

Review: All Or Nothing – The Mod Musical (Tour)

REVIEW: All Or Nothing – The Mod Musical (Tour) Rock’n’Roll Productions Waterfront Hall, Belfast Wed 18-Thur 19 Oct, 2017 Having missed its planned opening night due to cast travel problems caused by Storm Ophelia, the touring production of All Or Nothing – The Mod Musical blew into town for its Belfast debut a night later […]

Movie review: Happy Death Day

Movie review: Happy Death Day Live. Die Repeat. Live. Die. Repeat. A lazy hybrid of several time loop and slasher movies before it, but sadly without the smarts or wit of its contemporaries, Christopher B. Landon’s horror-mystery Happy Death Day asks the question ‘what if Groundhog Day but with MURDER?’ Teresa, or Tree, (Jessica Rothe) […]

Northern Ireland Children’s Hospice and Domino’s Abseil

Domino’s, the nation’s beloved pizza, recently hosted its first-ever-abseil-fundraiser down the Europa Hotel, Belfast, for its official charity partner, Northern Ireland Children’s Hospice. Charity ambassador and Celebrity MasterChef winner, Niamh Kavanagh, led the team of 40 Domino’s store colleagues down Belfast’s iconic hotel, to help raise much needed funds for the charity, which provides specialist […]

4 ways to keep the kids occupied in DERRY~LONDONDERRY this Halloween

Dust off your witches hats and vampire capes – there are stacks of spooky events taking place across Northern Ireland this Halloween. Today we focus on Derry~Londonderry in our Discover Northern Ireland series of features on Halloween events across NI. Some events require booking and admission charges may apply, please check details atwww.DiscoverNorthernIreland.com Derry Halloween, […]

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 […]