Tag Archives: northern ireland

Georgian Day Walking Tours

Learn more about Georgian Armagh, its buildings and its history on this free tour led by a Blue Badge Guide.  There will be three tours during the day, from 10 – 11.30am, 12 – 1.30 pm and 3 – 4.30 pm. The tour departs from outside the Omniplex Cinema, Market Square. This event is part of the Armagh Georgian Festival.

The Piper and The Faerie Queen

A performance by Camerata Kilkenny and David Power. This performance of the Piper and the Faerie Queen is inspired by fantastical literary works from the 17th century alongside traditional Irish music. The suite by Telemann, (The Gulliver Suite) was inspired by the great Georgian writer Jonathan Swift who was Dean of Saint Patrick’s Cathedral in Dublin. This event is part…

Into the Mystic

Immerse yourself in the mystical side of Armagh heritage at our Astral Weeks party… Step through the museum doors into an after-dark event celebrating the mysticism in Armagh’s hidden histories and Van Morrison’s Astral Weeks. Join DJ Colleen ‘Cosmo’ Murphy and journalist Stuart Bailie and experience Astral Weeks in a way you never heard before. They’ll be discussing the stories…

Into the Mystic

Immerse yourself in the mystical side of Armagh heritage at our Astral Weeks party… Step through the museum doors into an after-dark event celebrating the mysticism in Armagh’s hidden histories and Van Morrison’s Astral Weeks. Join DJ Colleen ‘Cosmo’ Murphy and journalist Stuart Bailie and experience Astral Weeks in a way you never heard before. They’ll be discussing the stories…

Traditional Irish Bread making in a Farmhouse Kitchen

Would you like to learn how to make local Irish breads in my Farmhouse Cottage within a small group? If so, join me in my thatched barn 10 steps away from the edge of the Lough in an area of outstanding natural beauty in County Down. We are located 30 minutes from Belfast City Centre and 1 hour from the…

How to Survive a Zombie Apocalypse

A night of traditional skills, music, drink… and zombies. A world without internet, electricity, heating, coffee shops. Could you survive? The pandemic has begun and the zombie herd is heading towards Bangor. Your skills will be tested in North Down Museum with archery and traditional craft challenges. Can you complete the tests before the Zombies attack? Don’t worry – we’ll…

Sunrise at The Mill

Start your weekend with a morning of energising activities made for your mind and body in the beautiful Mossley Mill – at the heart of community life since the 1700s. From superfood demonstrations in the museum to tai chi on the lawn, try out our mix of activities that will have you glowing from the inside out. Get involved in…

The Dark Tower

Ascend the Dark Tower for an adults-only night of music, drink, and scares. Come to the darkest reaches of the Tower Museum and meet the ghosts and ghouls of Derry’s past. Prepare to be scared witless and afterwards pull yourself together, grab a drink at our bar, and explore the upper levels of the Tower – and expect the unexpected.…

Maguire’s House Party

Leave daylight behind as you join a 15th century adults-only party in Enniskillen Castle. The castle doors will swing open for one night only, with live music, an on-site bar, and medieval-inspired food. The Maguire Clan have invited you to experience their legendary medieval parties. Make your own way there or join our boat trip and see the castle lit…

Carnival of Delights

A night at the museum, but not as you know it. For one strange night, Bagenal’s Castle will morph into a sideshow circus. Weird. Wonderful. With a bar. Embrace your darker side and celebrate the rich performing arts history of Newry with the help of our professional make-up artists and historical costume collection. Once you look the part, get ready…