What's On around Northern Ireland

Jacqueline from shares her pick of what's on this weekend across the north

It's HMS Caroline's end of season weekend this Saturday


THE fantastic Seapark Fireworks annual family event returns to Seapark

Recreation Grounds in Holywood on Saturday October 22. Look forward to live music by local band The Jukes, tasty treats at the food stalls, a

children's funfair and a spectacular fireworks display.

The fun starts at 4pm, live music from The Jukes at 6.15pm and a fireworks spectacle at 7.45pm. Why not leave the car at home and hop on the train (disembark at Holywood or Marino stations).

Make sure to wrap up warm and bring a torch.


Join Navan Fort this Saturday to learn how to use willow to create some

stunning pieces of work.

In the past they have made fencing, baskets, and even their beautiful pig Sow-Anne. Now it's your turn to get involved. Help make a Celtic Bull for the 2017 Wickerman Celebration.

Suitable for children six years and over, everyone is welcome to participate at this free event.


Join RSPB NI for a family scavenger hunt through Castle Caldwell Forest,

searching out autumn's bounty this Saturday October 22.

You'll learn lots about the forest and its wonderful wildlife as you explore this haven for nature on the shores of Lough Erne.

Free for RSPB members and accompanying adults. £5 per child. Booking is essential by calling 028 9049 1547 during office hours or emailing


The Silverbirch Hotel invite you to join them for the official launch of the

stunning new Drumragh Suite at their Wedding Showcase' event on Sunday October 23 from 1pm.

Meet over 40 of Ireland's leading wedding suppliers for bridal wear, occasion wear, hair and beauty, wedding transport, decor,

florists, cakes and much more.

There will be live bridal models throughout the event complimented by a catwalk fashion show. Live entertainment by The Bleed 'N Cowboys, mini wedding masterclasses revealing exclusive tips and trends from the experts and more.


Peter Corry returns to the Millennium Forum this Saturday with a new show celebrating the best of the musicals. Northern Ireland's finest voice will entertain you with a night full of musical gems.

There are all the classic favourites from shows like Phantom of the Opera, Grease and Oliver. Hits from Charlie and The Chocolate Factory and songs from the brilliant Les Miserables.

A night not to be missed by all musical theatre fans.


Join Mr Hullabaloo and his cast of colourful puppet friends down in the

magical pumpkin patch where an exciting autumn adventure is waiting to

unfold this Saturday at the Courtyard Theatre, Newtownabbey.

Throughout this special storytelling event, young children will be invited to take part in fun spooky sing-alongs and interactive stories. Shows at 1.30pm and 4pm.


Come along to HMS Caroline's end of season weekend this Saturday and Sunday before she goes into dry dock for hull conservation work this winter.

With plenty to do and free entry for kids, this is a weekend of activities not

to be missed. Most activities are 'drop-in' and run from 11am until 3pm.

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