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What's On: Catch Riverdances's Jean Butler at the Heaney HomePlace

Dancer and choreographer Jean Butler is at the Heaney HomePlace on Friday

ANTRIM

Frock Around The Clock will be returning to Market Square, Lisburn, on Saturday September 9 for The Splendid September Vintage & Handmade Fair. The event will feature around 25 sellers of beautiful and original vintage and handmade treasures including fashion accessories, jewellery, furniture, homewares, collectables, textiles and decor, artisan food, gifts and more.

ARMAGH

The Richhill Grand Fete, Auction and Craft Fair takes place this Saturday. There will be 30-plus stalls from local crafters and organised children's activities. There will also be a dog show. Refreshments will be available along with of home-made foods.

BELFAST

Belfast's first urban pop-up dog park takes place this Saturday and Sunday at the new #S13. Let your pooch enjoy some free running and try basic dog agility. Browse stalls, talk to vets, canine health professionals and behaviour experts. Meet other dog owners over a coffee and a bite to eat. Lots of love, play & praise! Fun for dogs, socialisation for humans. Suggested donation: £5 adult, £3 OAP & students, free for unemployed. Kids under-16 free – must be accompanied by an adult.

DERRY

On Friday acclaimed dancer Jean Butler premieres a deeply personal performance inspired by Heaney's final collection, Human Chain, at Seamus Heaney HomePlace, Bellaghy. Collaborators include Cara Butler, Kristyn Fontanella and Joseph Hunt. New York-based choreographer and performer Butler first came to prominence as principal dancer and co-choreographer of Riverdance. She is the recipient of numerous awards, including the Irish Post Award for her outstanding contribution to Irish dance.

DOWN

After its success last year, 'Donaghadee Lights Up' is back again this Saturday featuring The Bay City Rollers starring Les McKeown. This internationally renowned band will take to the stage from 7.30pm. Bring your singing voice and dancing feet - This is a ‘Saturday Night' you won't want to miss! The night will come to a close with what promises to be a spectacular show of fireworks at 9.30pm

FERMANAGH

There's comedy talent from both sides of the border at Jazzeys Laughter Lounge, The Devenish Bar, Enniskillen this Thursday when Niamh Marron returns, alongside Pauric Gallagher and Mary Flanigan.

TYRONE

One of Celtic music's most skilled and inventive exponents, Scottish piper Fred Morrison, is famed for his expressive style, rooted in the Gaelic traditions of his father's native South Uist, and enriched by influences from far and wide. See Fred perform this Saturday at the Alley Theatre Strabane.

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