What's On: Cycle in The Park at Castlewellan Forest Park, Armagh Food & Cider Festival and The Showman in Tyrone

The Armagh Food & Cider Festival returns from Thursday September 19 to Sunday September 22
Jacqueline McGonigle


CYCLE in The Park for Knockevin is an all ability cycling event in Castlewellan Forest Park, hosted by Kilmegan VC this Sunday September 22. There are cycling adventures for everyone from the novice to the seasoned lycra-clad warrior.


From Thursday September 19 to Sunday September 22, Armagh Food & Cider Festival visitors to the iconic city of Armagh and its surrounding fruit-laden orchards can expect to raise more than a glass to an incredible spread of mouth-watering events. An international extravaganza featuring multiple can't-miss events in venues right across Ireland's Orchard County, the Armagh Food & Cider Festival is this autumn's hottest ticket.


Festival Lough Erne takes place for the fifth year on September 21 and 22. Ireland's only island town, Enniskillen, will host Festival Lough Erne, a celebration of the very best of local food and the Fermanagh Lakelands. The weekend will see a host of activity on and off the water with cookery demonstrations by celebrity and local chefs, local artisan food and drink producers and live entertainment all taking place at Enniskillen Castle.


The Showman starring Peter Corry is coming to the Strule Arts Centre Omagh this Friday. Combining the passion of Moulin Rouge, the spectacle of Barnum and the magic of The Greatest Showman, this new show brings an eclectic mix of iconic songs from Somebody to Love, Your Song, Rise Like a Phoenix, The Show Must Go On, Spanish Train to This is the Greatest Show.


Different Drums of Ireland come thundering onto the Playhouse stage this Saturday. Feel the power of indigenous Lambeg and Bodhran drums, paired with Uileann pipes and whistles, guitar, world percussion and more.


Larne Museum & Arts Centre will be open on Saturday September 21. See the permanent exhibition gallery which explores the agricultural, industrial, military and maritime history of the area. You will also have the 'not to be missed' chance to explore Discworld and the Charmed Realm in the temporary exhibition Paul Kidby: Discworld and Beyond.


With 53 producers in attendance, the Tesco Taste Festival at Custom House Square from September 20 to 22 will be showcasing the very best local food and drink Tesco has to offer, all under one roof. Admission free.

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