What's On: Catch the Boomtown Rats at Harmony Live in Holywood this weekend

The Boomtown Rats headline Harmony Live in Holywood, Co Down, this weekend
Jacqueline McGonigle


Legendary Irish rockers The Boomtown Rats are to headline Harmony Live 2018 in Holywood this weekend. The three-day event, which is set to pack out the County Down town, will run from June 1 to 3 at the Festival Marquee in the Holywood Rugby Club grounds and will also include events across several venues in the town.


Following their first visit to The Market Place Theatre last October with a sold-out performance of Lady Windermere's Fan, Theatrical Niche Ltd return with a new adaptation of A Doll's House, based on Henrik Ibsen's classic tale this Friday.


If you love Van Morrison's music you will love Celtic Soul, the definitive Van Morrison tribute. The band perform songs from his days with Them right through to the present day. This Saturday evening at the Ardhowen Theatre.


Cookstown is set to go continental when the food and flavours, sights and sounds of Europe and beyond come to the town centre for two days on June 2 and 3. Featuring over 40 traders, as well as mouth-watering dishes, from freshly made paella to bratwurst sausages, visitors will also be kept entertained with street performances, music and entertainment for all the family. There'll be a German beer stall and The Brickx Club at the Burnavon for LEGO enthusiasts.


Enjoy unique adventure activities at budget prices at the Jungle NI this Sunday. Similar to a fun-fair, The Jungle's Family Fun Day is an open-park day and offers a range of outdoor activities by token. Suitable for all ages and abilities.


This year's Rathlin Sound Maritime Festival is now in full swing and continues until June 3 with a packed programme taking place between Ballycastle and Rathlin Island and the body of water separating the two. You are invited to enjoy the Rathlin Sound Maritime Festival and to stay, enjoy and explore further the spectacular Causeway Coast and Glens.


The Belfast Craft Beer festival runs on June 1 and 2 at Custom House Square. Whether it is a quirky craft beer or a delicate gin cocktail that tickles your fancy, guests can try a tipple right in the heart of the city.

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