What's On: Find family fun around the north

David Meade will be bringing his spellbinding mentalist powers to Newry Town Hall
Jacqueline McGonigle


Returning to his home turf of Newry and Mourne, David Meade Mind Reader will be bringing his spellbinding mentalist powers to entertain you on Friday February 22 and Friday February 26 at Newry Town Hall.


Celtic Mindfulness at Navan Centre & Fort on February 23 and 24 offers a unique healing experience of the land and energy where music, myth and meditation will be used to awaken your Celtic Soul, creating a positive mindfulness. The Saturday event will include workshops from Kate Fitzpatrick and Sandra Nelson, plus refreshments and light lunch.


Give My Head Peace Live returns to Ardhowen Theatre on February 19 and 20. The gang guarantee a night of topical comedy, fantastic jokes and up to the minute satire – plus stand-up from star Tim McGarry.


See singer Dolores Keane live at the Silverbirch Hotel in Omagh on February 23 on her new tour: "I'm back singing better than ever and really looking forward to travelling the long and winding roads wherever they lead me," she says. Dolores has played all over the world including two appearances at Carnegie Hall in New York.


Spend an afternoon with Roddy Doyle at the Seamus Heaney Homeplace Saturday February 23. Roddy Doyle undoubtedly personifies his native city of Dublin. In a career spanning three decades, Doyle has become one of the best-loved and most recognisable writers of his generation. He is the author of 11 novels for adults, eight books for children, seven plays and screenplays, and dozens of short stories.


Home Spun Youth Theatre premiere new musical Twisted at Theatre at The Mill Newtownabbey from February 20 to 24. This exciting new musical takes up the story of Dicken's Oliver Twist 15 years later: Oliver Twist is now in his late twenties. The market place of his youth has changed little, and when he first meets and falls in love with Jane their happiness seems assured. However, all is not as it first seems.


The Cancer Fund for Children invite you to join them on their family-friendly Winter Woolly Walk in support of local families living with cancer. On Saturday February 23 there will be four picturesque walks to choose from, each walk ranging from three to five miles and suitable for the whole family. Walkers are free to stroll leisurely or you can walk as briskly as they wish. Warming refreshments will be provided along with fun family activities for the kids. Visit for more details.

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