It’s Christmas at the Lyric – Bah, Humbug!

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Well-known Northern Ireland double act and writers Conor Grimes and Alan McKee aka Grimes and McKee return to the Lyric Theatre this Christmas (17 Nov 2018 – 05 Jan 2019) with Bah, Humbug!, a modern day Belfast take on the … read more

Ian McKellen to make his debut at the Lyric Theatre, Belfast

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Ian McKellen is to celebrate his 8oth birthday next year by raising funds for theatres, with a new solo show which will play on 80 stages across the UK, including two days at the Lyric Theatre on 25 and 26 … read more

CASTLECOURT SET TO BRING FESTIVE-FILLED FAMILY FUN TO BELFAST

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CastleCourt has today announced its much-loved Christmas parade will return to the streets of Belfast city centre on Saturday, 17th November, officially marking the shopping centre’s month-long calendar of festive activity. Ready to spread holiday cheer, the annual procession which … read more

Thousands in Free Shopping Up for Grabs as Lidl Launches Christmas Trolley Dash Tickets on Sale from Monday 12th November – All Proceeds in Aid of NSPCC Northern Ireland

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Lidl Northern Ireland is giving away up to £10,000 worth of free shopping this December as part of a major festive fundraiser for its charity partner, NSPCC Northern Ireland. The Lidl Christmas Trolley Dash gives customers the chance to win … read more

Last Chance to Enter the Young Travel Writers Competition 2018

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With November being National Novel Writing Month, Tourism NI has put a call out to remind any budding storytellers and explorers to enter the Young Travel Writers Competition before Monday 12thNovember. Along with partners including Department for Communities Historic Environment … read more

MORELLI’S CELEBRATES NEW HALLOWEEN FLAVOUR WITH SPECIAL SCREENING OF HOCUS POCUS

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Morelli’s Ice Cream has launched a limited edition Pumpkin Pie flavour ice cream just in time for Halloween. The brand celebrated the new flavour launch today (Saturday 27th October) with a special Halloween screening of Hocus Pocus at Movie House, … read more

‘Grace and Goliath’ screenwriter receives a Rising Star Award in LA

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Cinemagic’s latest feature film ‘Grace and Goliath’, which had its world premiere in Belfast, hit cinema screens in New York and Los Angeles recently. The USA cinema screenings of Grace and Goliath were part of the 2018 Irish Screen America … read more

Local communities set to get the full film festival experience (with a twist…)

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An exciting new initiative aims to project the thrills of the silver screen right into the heart of communities in Belfast and beyond. Film Hub NI, working with Clanmil Housing Association, have unveiled an ambitious project which takes in four … read more

Lantern Parade returns to illuminate streets of North Belfast

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Preparations are underway to spectacularly illuminate in the streets of North Belfast in a truly star-studded parade and festival.   Ashton  and New Lodge Arts have announced that the hugely popular annual Lantern Festival will be returning for its ninth year. … read more

THE 6th ANNUAL C.S. LEWIS FESTIVAL

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From 3-7  November venues across Belfast City will be filled with magic, imagination and other worlds as EastSide Arts get ready to champion the famous Belfast-born author C.S. Lewis, at the  6thannual C.S. Lewis Festival.  Curated by celebrated Northern Irish … read more

Anna Burns Becomes Northern Ireland’s First Man Booker Prize Winner

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Anna Burns made history as she became the first Northern Irish winner of the prestigious Man Booker Prize. Celebrating its 50th anniversary, this year’s Man Booker Prize saw Anna beat off competition from two British writers, two American writers and … read more

Lidl Ireland & Northern Ireland Remove Unrecyclable Black Plastic Packaging – Single-Use Plastic Items Also Scrapped

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Lidl confirmed it is removing black plastic packaging from its entire fruit and vegetable range across all 195 Ireland and Northern Ireland stores before Christmas. The packaging, which cannot be recycled, will be scrapped from fresh fish products by February … read more

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