Whats on – Sept 23-29

The Northern Ireland Tourist Board (NITB) has put together a list of 10 exciting things to do in Northern Ireland over the next week (September 23 – 29). For more details on these and other events click on www.discovernorthernireland.com/events, visit your local tourist information centre.

• Basement Gallery Art Exhibition, Castle Coole, Enniskillen, Co. Fermanagh, September 21 – 29. The historic Basement Rooms at Castle Coole provide the perfect setting for this art exhibition where visitors will have the opportunity to admire and purchase wonderful pieces of art from renowned artists.

20130917-170430.jpg• Aspects Literature Festival, various venues across Bangor, Co. Down, September 25 – 29. Bangor prepares to rub shoulders with the literati at the 22nd Aspects Irish Literature Festival which will showcase as many forms of writing as possible.

• Junior Ranger Club, Lurgan Park, Co. Armagh, September 25. An after school activity for budding park enthusiasts. Learn about birds and wildfowl, trees, bugs and study nature with a fun workbook to complete.

• Belly Laughs, various venues across Belfast, September 25 – October 6. Continuing to go from strength to strength, this year’s Belly Laughs sees a whole heap of new venues, some hilarious stand-up comedy, bus tours and a dash of comic theatre.

20130917-165715.jpg• Murder of The Dis-Orient Express, The Courtyard Theatre, Newtownabbey, Co. Antrim, September 26 – 27. Join this Murder Mystery evening and as you enjoy your dinner onboard the train journey from Istanbul to Constantinople things take a turn for the worst. When the train stops in Byzantium a man is found dead. With six suspects to chose from, can you work out who killed him?

• The Bjorn Identity, Market Place Theatre, Co. Armagh, September 27. Probably the finest Abba show this side of Sweden with all the greatest hits including Mamma Mia, Dancing Queen, Super Trouper, Waterloo and Dancing Queen.

20130917-165905.jpg• The 1st Annual Tattoo, Odyssey Arena, Belfast, September 27 – 28. This historic event will showcase some of the finest musicians and dancers from across Ulster in a two hour event which will allow the artists and bands to feature and showcase their talents.

• The Beekeepers Gathering and Honey Show, The Guildhall, Co. Londonderry, September 28. A full day of interesting talks by a wide range of speakers for novice, beginner and experienced beekeepers as well as a wide range of exhibits from all over Ireland including honey cakes and mead.

20130917-165602.jpg• The Extra Ordinary Ella Fitzgerald, The Alley Theatre, Strabane, Co. Tyrone, September 28. An all-star line up to include some of the most prominent names in the UK and Irish jazz scenes, celebrating the life and music of the great Ella Fitzgerald.

• Belfast Day, City Hall, Belfast, September 29. A day of diversity to celebrate the city of Belfast including music, culture, sports, food and family fun. Make sure you take the unforgettable Nearly True Tour of the City Hall and meet captivating and eccentric characters along the way.

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