Weekend Plans? Taylor Swift and Jake Gyllenhaal on the small screen, the splatter room and a Belfast bus tour

Got any plans this weekend? From a splatter room to Jake Gyllenhaal’s latest flick we’ve got you covered whether you’re going out or staying in

Taylor Swift The Eras Tour – Los Angeles
Taylor Swift, coming from a large stage to a small screen near you... (Chris Pizzello/AP)
Memorial/Unmemorial: A Reflection on Conflict Legacy, Belfast Exposed – March 22 & 23

Artist Gwen Stevenson’s exhibition ‘Memorial/Unmemorial’ intricately contrasts remembrance and memorialisation in Northern Ireland’s contemporary context.

Gwen spent a whole year crossing the border reciting the names and ages of those who anniversaries of death, fatal injury or disappearance coincided with each date.

Artist Gwen Stevenson year long durational performace, marking the 25th Anniversary of the Good Friday Agreement on show at Belfast Exposed. PICTURE: MAL MCCANN
Artist Gwen Stevenson year-long durational performance, marking the 25th Anniversary of the Good Friday Agreement on show at Belfast Exposed (Mal McCann)

The exhibition is a culmination of this durational journey, utilising daily footage and a soundtrack, allowing visitors to engage with the profound narrative at their own pace, prompting reflection on the enduring legacy of conflict and the profound impact of memorialization.

The Splatter Room, Tavanagh Industrial Estate, Portadown, Craigavon

The Splatter Room is not just a room; it’s a canvas waiting for your imagination to run wild. Here, you’re not bound by conventional art rules or expectations. Instead, you’re encouraged to embrace spontaneity and express yourself freely.

Bing and Flop come to WWT Castle Espie, March 23 – June 2

Bing and Flop from the multi-award-winning animated children’s television series will be coming to WWT Castle Espie as part of ‘Bing’s Nature Explorers’ – a new joint event programme between WWT, the charity for wetlands and wildlife and independent creative studio Acamar Films.

Bing and Flop
Bing and Flop

Bing’s Nature Explorers will encourage little and big explorers alike to discover and learn about wetland nature and wildlife through a programme of family friendly activities. Including a nature trail, meet and greets with Bing and Flop and storytelling sessions.

The Belfast City Sightseeing Hop on/ Hop off Open-top bus tour

As the weather improves why not do some sightseeing? This bus tour provides you with a comprehensive look at Belfast city and allows you to explore every area and district of this unique place. The tour operates seven days per week. If you do not hop off the tour lasts approximately 1 hour and 10 minutes.

Belfast City Sightseeing Bus Tour
Belfast City Sightseeing Bus Tour

Tours depart from Donegall Square West beside Belfast City Hall but you can join the tour from any stop along the route.

Road House, Amazon Prime Video – available now

The iconic 1989 action film is back, courtesy of a new remake starring Jake Gyllenhaal in the title role alongside Irish professional boxer and mixed martial artist Conor McGregor.

Apples Never Fall, Peacock – all episode available now

The latest TV adaptation from author Liane Moriarty, who also wrote Big Little Lies and Nine Perfect Strangers. The series follows former tennis coaches Stan (Sam Neill) and Joy (Annette Bening) as they sell their business to spend more time with their children. Everything changes when Joy goes missing, forcing the family to explore dark secrets that prove they are far from perfect.

Girls5eva: Season 3, Netflix – all episodes available now

The show focuses on a girl group called Girls5eva (essentially an American version of The Spice Girls). Although they were a one-hit-wonder in the 90s, the group reunites to give their dream one more shot after an up-and-coming rapper remixes their old song.

Taylor Swift: The Eras Tour (Taylor’s Version), Disney+ - available now

If you didn’t get a chance to watch Taylor Swift’s record-breaking concert movie in theaters, now’s your chance to stream it from the comfort of your couch. This version is slightly longer than the original because it includes three additional songs, Long Live, The Archer and Wildest Dreams.