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There & Back

There and Back will be held All Souls Church on the 9th of September. All Souls Church is a beautiful grade listed building which was commissioned by local industrialist Edward Ackroyd in 1856. It was designed as the centrepiece of the model village ‘Ackroydon’, built for the industrial workers, by the notable architect George Gilbert Scott. It is considered to…

Portavogie Seafood Festival, Co. Down, Northern Ireland

Attention all seafood lovers! Situated around the harbour, the event will celebrate Portavogie’s rich fishing heritage with a programme of cookery demonstrations and fish-based activities. This is a superb family day with splendid seafood produce supplied by the local community, cookery demos, maritime themed activities, fun for the little ones and so much more! Chef demonstrations net-mending demonstration RNLI displays…

Re-Imagining the Ring Exhibition

The Rollright Trust is holding an temporary exhibition of sculptures at the Rollright Stone King’s Men Stone Circle. Young artists have helped the project by filling in the gaps of the surviving stone circles that have been left by Britain’s prehistoric ancestors.

Pipe Bands Championships, Bangor, Co. Down, Northern Ireland

Hosted by The Royal Scottish Pipe Band Association, Bangor will be hosting the Pipe Band Championships. The RSPBA is the recognised Centre of Excellence for the promotion and development of Pipe Band Music internationally. With over 40 bands and 50 Drum Majors competing at this event, it is impressive to spectate and a fantastic day out for all the family.…

May Day, Holywood, Co. Down, Northern Ireland

This popular annual event celebrates the only remaining Maypole in Ireland. Activities on the day include traditional Maypole dancing by local school children, Irish Dancing displays and children attending the event will also have an opportunity to try Maypole dancing and dress up as flower girls at their very own “pop up” maypole. Additional activities on the day will include…

Wisdom and Experience Gardening Workshop

Gardening with friends from across our community. Join us for a free planting workshop designed for older people. Then enjoy tea and cake and a chance to catch up with friends.

Celebrating Humphry Repton Anniversary at Scrivelsby

Celebrating Humphry Repton Anniversary will be held on Saturday March 24 at 2pm. It will include Anniversary Walk of Humphry Repton’s work at Scrivelsbby Court, and view one of his earliest Red Books. The walk will then be followed by some much needed tea and cakes provided by the Trust! Further opportunity for those who can manage it to walk over to the…

Greyabbey comes to life again

Living history at Greyabbey brings this monastery to life again. The healing power of herbs will be showcased by the Brothers Apothecary at the monastery garden, mixing concoctions and tinctures to aid the pilgrims and wayfarers. Greyabbey Greyabbey is one of the best example of Anglo-Norman Cistercian architecture in Ulster and was the daughter house of Holm Cultram (Cumbria). It…

Native Scientist workshops – German in London

Native Scientist is an award-winning non-profit organisation founded in London in 2013. Working with international scientists and teachers, Native Scientist promotes science and language learning among school pupils. Focusing on pupils who speak a different language at home and in school to raise awareness about multilingualism and STEM-related careers. The project gives the opportunity to international scientists to increase the…

The Bridewell Theatre and Social Purpose

This February Théâtre Volière will be curating the Marchland Festival as part of the European Year of Cultural heritage. The huge programme will be highly exciting with a range of different performances from theatre, music and workshops. Inspired by various cultures, Marchland embraces everything we hope this year stands for and with cultural collaboration and proud diverse ethnic representation it…