What's On: Musical fun in Newry, beach cleaning at Whitepark Bay, Home of Saint Patrick Festival in Armagh and more

Saffyre and Lore perform at the Sean Hollywood Arts Centre in Newry on Saturday
Jacqueline McGonigle


SAFFYRE and Lore present: Take Me Home – A Night of Contemporary Irish & American Music this Saturday evening at the Sean Hollywood Arts Centre in Newry. Lore and Saffyre, both from Northern Ireland, have come together to create an unforgettable music.


Be an everyday hero this Saturday by joining the beach clean at Whitepark Bay Beach. This is a great way to get active and meet others in the community, so you'll feel good in more ways than one.Suitable clothing and footwear essential.


Armagh is at the heart of celebrating the life of St Patrick and the Home of Saint Patrick Festival promises a lively and varied showcase of the best culture, music and spirituality. The festival takes place from March 6 to 17. See


Gather your trainers and grab your head torch this Friday evening for a new night time adventure. The Firmus Energy Northern Lights Walk is the ultimate night-time challenge. Experience Portstewart's magically lit coastal route and refreshments, cake, music, great banter and a medal that will greet you at the finish line. 5K or 10K.


Join National Trust staff and volunteers at Castle Coole on Sunday March 8 between 12pm and 4pm and help them on their mission to plant over 100,000 snowdrops in Fermanagh in 2020. Fun for all the family – outdoor clothing/footwear advised.


Veteran Irish songwriter Kieran Goss and singer Annie Kinsella released their debut duo album Oh, The Starlings last year. See them perform live at the Burnavon Theatre Cookstown this Saturday evening with a show not to be missed.


In celebration of World Book Day, Belfast Zoo is bringing literary favourites to life with an interactive book reading session on Saturday March 7 from 11am to 12.30pm. Tickets from £6.50, free for children under four.

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