What's On: Listen to the Ghosts in the Glens or hear blues guitar in Armagh

Jacqueline McGonigle of shares her pick of family events across Northern Ireland this week

The Ghosts in the Glens Story Telling Festival takes place in north Antrim this weekend
The Ghosts in the Glens Story Telling Festival takes place in north Antrim this weekend


Antrim Glens Tourism presents The Ghosts in the Glens Story Telling Festival from the October 19 to 22, with events being held from Carnlough to Ballycastle and Rathlin Island. The festival will celebrate the rich cultural heritage of the Glens of Antrim and will feature storytellers and musicians from the local area as well as guests from the rest of Northern Ireland, England and the Republic.


Ronnie Greer has been at the centre of the blues scene in Ireland now for over 40 years, and has shared the stage with some of the leading figures in the genre. Ronnie will be performing live with his Blues Band at the Market Place Theatre this Saturday evening. This event takes place in the Studio Theatre with an unreserved, cabaret-style seating layout.


The Belfast Giants are back. Belfast's best family night out returns for Giants vs Guildford Flames on Friday October 20, face-off 7pm at The SSE Arena. Do not miss their special Halloween night with the team wearing exclusive Halloween themed jerseys. Entrance: £16, adults; £9 kids; £39; family (2 adults + 2 kids).


The Organ Festival 2017 is coming to Derry on October 19-21. The first of its kind in the city, the festival promises to showcase the magnificent Guildhall organ. The programme includes school workshops, lunchtime performances, evening concerts, master classes for experienced organists, as well as an exciting Battle of the Organs event culminating in a grand finale gala concert.


Embrace the autumn season and start Halloween break off with fireworks, food, fun and a funfair at the Seapark Fireworks, Holywood, this Saturday. Family funfair from 4pm, music by The Jukes, fireworks at 7.45pm. The fun continues to 9pm.


Join comedian William Caulfield for an evening of laughs at Crom Castle this Saturday. VIP and accommodation packages available.


The Silverbirch Hotel will host its Wedding Fayre this Sunday. A warm welcome of complimentary prosecco and canapes, live entertainment, catwalk fashion show, various special offers and competitions. Admission free, goodie bag for the first 50 brides.

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