‪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 […]

Review: Abigail’s Party

Review: Abigail’s Party Hat’s off to Richard Croxford the director of Abigail’s Party. He has drawn the very best out of his actors as they gather for drinks and nibbles, captured the embarrassment of guests who just don’t have anything in common and allowed the long silences between them to speak volumes. Abigail doesn’t appear […]

‪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. […]

5 of the best of Derren Brown

Derren Brown comes to the Grand Opera House with his Best of Tour Underground this May. The show has been described as “a love letter to all the classic Victorian magic tricks” (What’s On Stage), “an evening of astonishment” (The Stage) and a “tour de force performance” (WestEndWilma). So what should you expect? That I’m […]

#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 […]

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 […]

‪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 […]

‪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, […]

‪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. […]

#FestivalsNI : Belfast Children’s Festival

With just over a week to go, the excitement is building ahead of this year’s Belfast Children’s Festival.  Celebrating its 20th birthday, the event is set to welcome over 30,000 visitors including small and slightly larger children.  Among the spectacle planned for the 6 day festival is a huge walk-in sculpture, the world’s smallest action […]

‪10 exciting things taking place (26 February – 4 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 (26 February – 4 March) 1.       Bank of Ireland Junk Kouture, Derry~Londonderry, 1 March. A national contest which encourages young designers in secondary level education to create […]

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 […]

‪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 […]

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 […]