What's On: Murder in the village hall? Sounds like a case for Agatha Crusty

Jacqueline McGonigle shares her pick of family-friendly events taking place in Northern Ireland this week

Dinosaur World Live is at the Waterfront this weekend
Jacqueline McGonigle


Holywood Players Presents Agatha Crusty And The Village Hall Murders At Studio 1A Theatre, Bangor, on April 27 and 28. Agatha Crusty is a crime novelist. She's also pretty adept at solving crimes. And when her sister-in-law Alice invites her to spend a few days with her in the village of Chortelby, it's not long before she gets caught up in a series of murders which seem directed at members of the All Saints Village Hall committee.


Hundreds of vintage vehicles will descend upon The Argory as it hosts its vintage vehicle rally this Saturday from 12pm to 5pm.


To celebrate the centenary year of the birth of James Young, comedian William Caulfield is touring with this new theatre show – One Hundred Years of 'Our Jimmy' – to mark the occasion. See William this Friday at the Ardhowen Theatre at 8pm.


Get the girls together for Ladies Night at An Creagan this Friday evening, April 27. Enjoy cocktails on arrival before being served a delicious five-course meal designed especially for you by dedicated chefs. Nominate your best friend for Most Loyal friend award, sponsored by An Creagan Restaurant. Wear your best frock and dancing shoes as you could be voted Best Dressed Lady.


The Roe Valley Speciality Market takes place this Saturday from 11am to 4pm. If you love local fresh food, quirky handmade crafts and fine art, why not learn more and visit one of the market days at the beautiful Limavady town centre location of Drumceatt Square?


Ballyclare Male Choir presents itself for your pleasure this Friday evening at The Theatre at the Mill, Newtownabbey. Under their vibrant music team of Paul Briggs and Sheelagh Greer, this well-respected choir continues to develop its repertoire to meet the demands of current musical tastes, offering a mixture of traditional and contemporary, sacred and secular music. The choir is honoured to have as guest soloist Fr Eugene O'Hagan of The Priests.


This Saturday and Sunday, dare to discover the dangers and delights of Dinosaur World Live at the Waterfront Hall in an interactive and mind-expanding Jurassic adventure for all the family. A special meet and greet after the show offers all our brave explorers the chance to make a new dinosaur friend.

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