Northern Ireland: News - October 2019

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Friday Fun Club at Island Arts Centre

31st October 2019

For children 5 - 11 years. Kick start the weekend with immersive, imaginative experiences. A host of arty activities are on offer, including sculpture, drawing, painting, printmaking and craft. Children will be encouraged to develop their creativity and visual awareness. Colour, shape, texture, techniques...

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Last few tickets for Birmingham Royal Ballet’s at the Grand Opera House.

29th October 2019

Treat the family to something completely different next weekend! Last few tickets remaining for Birmingham Royal Ballet’s triumphant return to the Grand Opera House. On Saturday 9 November 2.30pm, this world-class dance company will present a programme designed especially for families and younger...

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21st October 2019

BBC Northern Ireland Two Minute Tales is a short story COMPETITION for 5-13 year-olds aimed at promoting creativity and literacy. The competition will open closes on Friday 15th November 2019. If you'd like to submit a story for consideration then it needs to be no longer than 300 words and...

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Restoration works are nearing completion at The Dobbins Inn.

20th October 2019

Restoration works are nearing completion on the long standing establishment in Carrickfergus known as The Dobbins Inn. The project has been funded by The National Lottery Heritage Fund and Mid and Antrim Borough Council, through Carrickfergus Townscape Heritage Initiative (THI), in partnership with...

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Introduction to Autism & Puberty with Bluebird Counselling NI.

20th October 2019

Introduction to Autism & Puberty Open to parents & carers of kids/teens with ASD. For many parents this is often a difficult subject so why not join me for an introduction workshop on Autism & Puberty. We will discuss: What is puberty and what changes can you expect. How to support...

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Halloween at The Navan Centre

14th October 2019

Little Spooks at the Navan Centre, Armagh (26th Oct-1st Nov) is the ideal Halloween treat for children who aren’t afraid of some spooky stories & surprises! Will you be able to escape from the Witch’s Trap? Can you help the Great Ghost Hunter to save the day? Find out for yourself this...

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Local schools invited to Building Resilience Youth Event

7th October 2019

Local post-primary schools are being invited by the Derry City & Strabane District Civic Forum to take part in a special event in the Foyle Arena this week. Dealing with Stress and Building Resilience on Friday October 11th aims to raise awareness about mental health and promote health and wellbeing...

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