Moon Landing in Belfast at W5

From landing on the moon to the moon landing in Belfast, the 2018 NI Science Festival launched on Thursday, February 15, and runs until Sunday, February 25. “Houston, Tranquility Base here. The Eagle has landed”. Those were the first words to be transmitted back to earth from the Apollo 11 lunar module, Eagle, after successfully […]

Take a BITE out of Treat Week with our Top Picks

Knives and forks at the ready – ‘Treat Week 2018’ is hot on our heels! The weeklong celebration of the tastiest eateries across Lisburn & Castlereagh takes place from Saturday 24th February to Saturday 3rd March inclusive, featuring one-off food and drink offerings in eateries from Moira to Dundonald. To help you indulge in the […]

Announcing the Open House Festival save Bangor Court House Charity Ball

Open House Festival’s Save Bangor Court House campaign has been gathering momentum in recent weeks, with several significant donations from local businesses, and a surge of personal contributions. The non-profit charity launched a crowdfunding campaign in November of last year to help secure the town’s former Court House as a permanent festival venue, with a starting target […]

‪10 exciting things taking place this week (19-25 Feb 2018)‬

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 (19-25 February 2018) 1.       Titanic Taster Photography Tour: Lenses, Light & Magnification, Belfast, 24 February.  Become a Titanic inspired photographer for the day, learning all about the […]

#FestivalsNI : IMAGINE, Festival of Ideas and Politics @imaginebelfast

Cometh the hour, cometh Imagine. If ever the world needed a festival of free spirits, of imagination and ideas, and of reason, it is now. And where is that festival to be found? Here, in Belfast, during 12-18 March. This year, Imagine boasts its biggest ever programme, with over 80 free events in over 30 venues across […]

Ireland’s first and only indoor skydiving simulator opens in Belfast

Vertigo Indoor Skydiving, the first and only indoor skydiving simulator on the island of Ireland, has officially opened its doors in the former T13 building in Belfast’s Titanic Quarter. The £1.5 million state-of-the-art facility is the newest venture from Belfast-based adventure centre, We Are Vertigo. Developed using world leading Aerodium technology, the indoor skydiving centre […]

Review: West Side Story at The Grand Opera House

The Jets plan the Rumble A massive cast of 45, many of them teenagers and they played a blinder. As Louis Walsh would say, they owned the stage. Our seats were in the Grand Opera House but we were transported to a rough neighbourhood in New York. Two street gangs, the local Jets and the […]

The Lyric celebrates 50 years of theatre

In 2018 the Lyric Theatre is celebrating its 50 year role at the heart of the history, heritage and contemporary culture of theatre in Northern Ireland. Opening for business on the banks of the Lagan in 1968, its visionary founders were motivated by the fundamental belief that society needs accessible spaces in which artists can […]

Free Gradam Fringe festival this weekend in Belfast

Trad fans are in for a treat as a range of special, free events take place across the city this weekend. Developed in association with Belfast City Council, the free trad events are billed as a ‘fringe festival’. Free events taking place across Belfast on Saturday 3rd and Sunday 4th February are: Saturday Janet Harbison […]

‪10 exciting things taking place across NI (5 – 11 Feb)‬

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 February 2018) 1.       Lord of the Dance: Dangerous Games, Derry~Londonderry, 8-11 February. With all the visceral precision and thrills of the original, Lord Of […]

Monday Mindfulness: Success

Monday Mindfulness: Success This week, 3 of my mindfulness business clients all achieved their dreams and wishes. Mindfulness is not about meditation and guru chanting it’s about changing your mindset to remove the negatives that hold you back and push the positives that make you awesome. Two of my teens were seriously ill, out of […]

10 reasons to discover The Lost City Adventure Golf at Cityside

10 reasons to discover The Lost City Adventure Golf at Cityside The Lost City Adventure Golf at Cityside is a new concept for golf in Northern Ireland. We popped along to check it out and had the best craic! It’s definitely fun for all the family from a day out with the kids to an […]

‪10 exciting things taking place in NI (15- 21 January 2018)‬

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 (15- 21 January 2018) 1.       Living Collection Talk, Newtownards, 10 January.  Join Castle Espie’s aviculture team to find out more […]

Wonderful walks you should try this year

Grab your walking boots and head outdoors to discover some of Northern Ireland’s most scenic locations this year. Tourism Northern Ireland has put together some suggested winter walks for you to enjoy; 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 […]

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10 great things to know when staying at the Europa

We recently stayed in the beautiful 4 star Europa Hotel in Belfast and discovered a modern hotel with a fantastic team looking after an iconic building right in the city centre. Invited along by the Hastings group to check out their pride and joy and to rediscover the Europa, a hotel I haven’t stayed in for a […]

10 reasons to visit the Holiday World Show

10 REASONS TO VISIT THE BELFAST TELEGRAPH HOLIDAY WORLD SHOW Make ‘I will Travel more’ your New Year’s Resolution and plan ahead to make it happen.  Use weekends and public holidays to eke out your leave from work … start a savings kitty … and check out what’s on offer at Holiday World: an early […]

‪10 exciting things to do in Northern Ireland (8- 14 Jan)‬

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 (8- 14 January 2018) 1.       Brown Bonds Hill Fine Food Tour, Belfast – Derry~Londonderry, 13 January.  Browns Bonds Hill has […]