10 things to do in Northern Ireland (25-31 Dec)

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 (25-31 December) 1.       Winter Skate 2017/2018, Belfast, 29 December 2017– 6 January 2018. This Christmas you can skate at the home of The Stena Line Belfast Giants. […]

BeautyBitch by Cathy Martin : All I want for Christmas is….

Christmas shopping is an annual stress; I totally love gifting but we all know that finding the perfect gift ain’t easy (especially when your daughter has asked for the latest ‘must-have’ item which seemed to be out of stock everywhere.  I even ended up on Amazon Italia trying to find a way to get it […]

10 hotels that will make your Christmas special

It’s something we talk about every year, checking into a hotel and letting someone else make our Christmas sparkle. We did it once, and let Disneyland Paris bring us Christmas joy. You really can’t beat the magic of Disney’s Main Street on Christmas Day with snow falling every hour! Closer to home our local hotels […]

Family fun a plenty at Christmas Lights Switch-On

Family fun a plenty at Christmas Lights Switch-On Family fun a plenty is guaranteed at this year’s Christmas Lights Switch-On, which takes place on Saturday 18 November. Speaking about this year’s entertainment programme, the Lord Mayor, Councillor Nuala McAllister, said: “I’m looking forward to being joined by children’s television favourites Bing And Flop and The […]

10 exciting things to do in Northern Ireland  (December 19 – December 25)

Tourism NI has put together a list of 10 exciting things to do in Northern Ireland next week (December 19 – December 25). • Around the World Christmas Winter Wonderland, Kool Kidz Childcare, Derry~Londonderry, until December 23. Enjoy a magical night out with the kids at Kool Kidz Childcare. With a fantastic synchronised light show, […]

What’s your Christmas tipple?

Tis the season for a Christmas tipple.  Whether you’re meeting up with friends, having a house party or just chilling at home alone, there’s probably more alcohol drunk at Christmas than any other time of the year. Well that’s the case in our house anyway. Saying that, at Christmas it still isn’t even much! When […]

Start a new Christmas tradition with festive theatre in Belfast

Start a new Christmas tradition with festive theatre in Belfast. Our guide to the biggest and best theatre shows in Belfast this season… oh yes it is! Grand Opera House CINDERELLA Queen-of-comedy, May McFettridge, leads the cast as the Fairy Godmother in her 27th year of panto at the Grand Opera House. She will be […]

Lily and the Clangers switch on Belfast’s Christmas lights

Lily of Lily’s Driftwood Bay and the Clangers will be helping the Lord Mayor switch on the Christmas Lights in Belfast on Saturday 19 November. The special announcement was made today with free tickets for the top family event available from Visit Belfast Welcome Centre or by booking online at www.visit-belfast.com from Thursday 3 November […]

Adding some Magic and Sparkle to our Christmas treats

Our Christmas shop always includes an element of Marks and Spencer, whether it’s for a turkey dinner, or just a shopping basket full of treats. This year it’s all about the treats though, before the healthier lifestyle for 2016 kicks in. You know that New Years resolution a lot of people vow to stick to, […]

Monday Mindfulness: Make every day as magical as Christmas

Haaaapppy Monday!, Oh the sheer excitement it’s Christmas week. We are all loving spending time with friends, buying gifts, donating to charities, loving the excitement in the children’s faces with our stories of Christmas.    We think of loved ones not with us and the fond memories of the times we spent with them. We […]

Christmas extended hours at St George’s Market

Extra and extended Christmas opening hours at St Georges Market, Belfast We can’t think of a better way to spend the last few shopping days before Christmas, than in a festive St Georges. For updates and news follow the council supported social media accounts: www.Facebook.com/stgeorgesbelfast www.twitter.com/stgeorgesbel www.instagram.com/stgeorgesbelfast Extra days and extended hours Friday 18 December […]

St George’s Market Christmas light switch-on

St George’s Market Christmas light switch-on    It’s beginning to look at lot like Christmas at St George’s Market. Santa will be turning on the St George’s Market Christmas tree lights on Saturday 21 November between 12noon and 1pm. He’ll be joined by the Lord Mayor as he meets and greats market visitors, so why […]