Spring in full bloom for annual fair

Spring in full bloom for annual fair Spring is here and with it comes Belfast City Council’s annual Spring Fair and Flower Show which will take place at Malone House and Barnett Demesne this weekend, 21-22 April. There will be lots of free family activities on offer – from colourful spring plant and craft stalls, […]

‪10 exciting things taking place in NI (23-29 April)‬

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 (23-29 April) 1.       Dinosaur World Live, Derry~Londonderry, 26-27 April. Dare to experience the dangers and delights of Dinosaur World in this interactive new show for all the family at […]

‪10 exciting things taking place across NI (16-22 April)‬

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 from 16-22 April. 1.       Ulster Rugby V Glasgow Warriors, Belfast, 20-22 April. In Round 17 of the Guinness PRO14 Championship, Ulster will host trailblazers Glasgow Warriors at Kingspan Stadium. […]

#FestivalsNI :Ards International Guitar Festival 2018

The Ards International Guitar Festival 2018  starts this week and this year’s line-up does not disappoint. With an eclectic mix of brilliant local talent and international artists, this year’s festival is packed with events ranging from classical, folk, jazz, bluegrass and rock from some of the best guitar talent around. Organised by Ards and North […]

10 exciting things taking place across NI (9-15 April)

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 (9-15 April) 1. Ards International Guitar Festival 2018, Newtownards, 11-15 April. A fresh new programme of guitar-inspired gigs, free fringe […]

Where are the most beautiful walking trails?

Grab your walking boots and head outdoors to discover some of Northern Ireland’s most scenic locations. Belfast Early morning is arguably the best time to walk the Lagan Towpath as the mist hovers just above Belfast’s main river. The towpath starts just minutes away from Belfast City centre, and sets off along the river and canal […]

La Primavera: The sights, sounds and scents of springtime in Italy

The sights, sounds and scents of springtime in Italy are set to take over the heart of Belfast this April, as St. Anne’s Square becomes home to The House of Peroni Presents: La Primavera from Thursday, 5th April, to Saturday, 7thApril 2018. A celebration of the start of spring and the season’s new bounty, including […]

‪10 exciting things to do across Northern Ireland (2 – 8 April)‬

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 (2 – 8 April) 1.       Easter at Downhill Demesne, Castlerock, 26 March – 8 April. Meeting at the Lion’s Gate for some Easter fun and Easter crafts […]

How to have the best Easter break

From rolling Easter eggs downhill to cuddling fluffy newborn animals, families keen to get out and about this Easter need look no further than their own doorstep. This Easter will be jam-packed with events taking place right across Northern Ireland and the school holidays are the perfect time for families to enjoy some time outdoors […]

Sails and Tales, Stories by the sea: Easter Weekend in Bangor

Sails and Tales, Stories by the sea: Easter Weekend in Bangor Families can step into the land of make-believe in Bangor this Easter with three days of free, family fun scheduled to take place in the seaside town –  with its very own mystical maze taking centre ‘page’. Inspired by children’s favourite, ‘Alice in Wonderland’, […]

‪10 exciting things taking place (26 March – 1 April)‬

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 (26 March – 1 April) 1.       Dockside Festival 2018, Belfast, 30 March – 2 April. To celebrate the opening of a brand new visitor centre at HMS […]

Get Creative Festival at the Ulster Museum

In Northern Ireland, we’re celebrating creativity and creative industries throughout March as part of Creativity Month. With over 1,000 events happening across the UK, there’s an opportunity for everyone to take part and #GetCreative this March! The Get Creative Festival is delighted to return to Ulster Museum Belfast on Sunday 25 March for a ‘Createathon’ […]

#FestivalsNI :The LegenDerry Food Festival

The LegenDerry Food Festival is the place to be over St.Patrick’s weekend. If you are considering where to go for St Patrick’s weekend, then look no further than the LegenDerry Food Festival. A free family event, being held over two days on the 17th and 18th March from 12 mid-day to 6pm at Guildhall Square […]

‪10 exciting things taking place in Northern Ireland (12- 18 March)‬

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 (12- 18 March) 1.       LegenDerry Food Festival, Derry~Londonderry, 17-18 March. The three-day food festival returns as part of the St Patrick’s Spring Carnival celebrating our finest chefs, […]

National Trust Community Open Day

The National Trust welcome visitors to a Community Open Day to mark the beginning of Spring -No Admission Charge for Visitors – To celebrate the arrival of Spring at the North Coast, The National Trust is offering the local community the opportunity to enjoy the full visitor experience free of charge at The Giant’s Causeway, […]

‪10 exciting things taking place (5 – 11 March)‬

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 (5 – 11 March) 1.       Home of Saint Patrick Festival, Armagh, 8-19 March. Immerse yourself in St Patrick’s Country at The Home of Saint Patrick Festival 2018. […]

The only limit is your imagination: March is Creativity Month

Creativity Month is an initiative of the Department for Communities, in partnership with Culture Northern Ireland and the Nerve Centre. This year’s programme highlights skills and careers in the creative industries and will feature more than 150 events in 50 venues across the region. Highlights include: Derry~Londonderry teenager and YouTube star, TheNewAdamb99 (Adam Beales), will […]