Northern Ireland: News - August 2018

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Autumn gets underway in city with return of seasonal favourite Autumn Fair in Botanic Gardens

30th August 2018

Autumn gets underway in the city with the return of the Autumn Fair in Belfast’s beautiful Botanic Gardens on Saturday 15 and Sunday 16 September - with fun-filled activities for all ages to enjoy. Celebrate a weekend of flowers, food and free family fun as the seasonal favourite takes place...

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Derry conjures up a bewitching Halloween launch

21st August 2018

Derry’s ancient Walls became a sea of pointy hats this evening as a coven of hundreds of witches came together to launch the programme for this year’s world famous Halloween celebration in the city. The 2018 event will run from 26th October – 3rd November 2018, with over 100 family...

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Pack the perfect picnic in the park, Dungannon Park

9th August 2018

Pack up your picnics, gather family and friends and be sure to have a great day out at Dungannon Park on Bank Holiday Monday 27th August, for an afternoon of free fun and entertainment at the town’s annual Picnic in the Park event, for many marking the end of the school summer holidays.   Organised...

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Holy Road Nursery in Belfast shortlisted for national award

8th August 2018

Play More was set up to help deserving nurseries improve their outdoor play areas with financial support or murals. It is an initiative which was set up by Sudocrem and has been designed to encourage parents and children to get back in touch with nature and explore the greatest playground on earth- the...

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Children's Writing Fellow coming to Limavady

5th August 2018

Northern Ireland's first Children's Writing Fellow is coming to Roe Valley Arts and Cultural Centre on Saturday 11th August.   Myra Zepf will facilitate a reading and writing workshop for children aged 4-6 where she will read extracts from her acclaimed book 'Don't Go to School.'   The...

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