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What's On: Eddi Reader in Armagh, charity abseiling in Belfast, a tribute to Seamus Heaney in Antrim and more

Eddi Reader plays Armagh's Market Place Theatre this Saturday
Jacqueline McGonigle

DOWN

Swim on down to Exploris Aquarium to start your mid-term break this Saturday February 22 with lots of fun filled activities for all the family. Exploris Aquarium are hosting animal demonstrations, 'Eco brick' craft activities and a face painter to keep everyone busy while they explore the underwater and land habitats.

ANTRIM

This Friday evening at The Old Church Centre, Cushendun, Big Telly Theatre Company present Across The Threshold, two short pieces of theatre based on the poetry of Seamus Heaney, with sensory audio and visual experiences and readings of a selection of Heaney's poems. Admission £8.

ARMAGH

Celebrating 40 years as a live performer, Eddi Reader has effortlessly developed into one of popular music's most thrilling and affecting performers. See her perform live at the Market Place Theatre this Saturday. Tickets £19.

DERRY

Churchlands Golden Gloves Boxing Club is hosting an evening of amateur boxing at the Lodge Hotel in Coleraine on Friday February 21 to raise funds for the Community Rescue Service, Northern District. First bell is at 8pm.

FERMANAGH

Live at the Ardhowen Theatre in Enniskillen this Thursday evening, leading international trio the Fidelio Trio have performed the widest possible ranges of classical and contemporary music on concert stages across the world. Darragh Morgan (violin), Adi Tal (cello) and Mary Dullea (piano) will play four works ranging in date from 1827 to 2007.

TYRONE

Save the date: you are invited to the Bridal Exhibit this Sunday from 2pm to 4pm at The Mellon Country Inn, Omagh. With complimentary drinks reception, goodie bags for the first 50 brides, wedding menu tasting opportunities, a fashion show and vendor discounts on the day, it's an event not to be missed.

BELFAST

Cancer Focus NI's Belfast Castle Abseil is back. Are you looking to face your fears in 2020? Why not add an abseil down Belfast Castle to your list of goals. Belfast Castle is set on the slopes of Cave Hill Country Park in a prominent position 400 feet above sea level. You will abseil down 100ft of the Castle's tower while taking in the spectacular views across the city.

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