What's On: 'Guru' Kevin McAleer in Tyrone, Cheerleading try-outs in Antrim and more

Comedian Kevin McAleer is at The Square Box in Dungannon on May 18
Jacqueline McGonigle


Join Montalto Estate this Sunday for La Dirindina's adventurous journey to La Scala with a scandalous libretto by Girolamo Gigli, set to music by 18th century composers Domenico Scarlatti and Giovanni Battista Martini. Performed by the NI Opera Studio and an instrumental ensemble.


Get in the groove this Saturday at the Market Place Theatre's swiging Jazz Club. Topping the bill for this gig is Michael Barkley, a rising jazz star, a trumpeter who, along with his young rhythm section, has been receiving great reviews.


Join the RSPBNI this Saturday morning from 10am aboard the Lady of The Lake double-deck cruiser for a guided boat tour of the stunning Lough Erne for a Curlew Cruise. Hear all about the year-round work that goes on across the RSPB-managed islands on Lough Erne for the benefit of breeding waders and, if you're lucky, there's also the possibility of sighting skylarks, a kingfisher, a peregrine falcon or even an Irish hare.


Kevin McAleer has recently been voted Most Humble Guru in the Universe for the eighteenth year running. To celebrate this modest achievement, Guru McAleer has announced a majestic schedule of visitations including The Square Box in Dungannon on Saturday May 18. An evening of divine light entertainment awaits.


The Thomas School of Jewellery in Derry are offering an opportunity to design and create your own piece of jewellery this Saturday morning with a fun and informative class that's the perfect introduction to jewellery making. No previous experience necessary – materials included.


Cheerleading try-outs will take place this Sunday at the Sixmile Leisure Centre in Larne from 1pm to 5pm. Try it out and have fun. Limited spaces are available. Open to anyone in the Ballymena/Larne area.


The Balmoral Show is Northern Ireland's largest agri-food event, promising fun for all the family from May 15 to May 18. There really is something for everyone to enjoy: come along and sample fantastic local food, browse over 650 trade stands, visit the fun fair and be entertained by top names on the Downtown Show Stage.

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