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White Park Bay - Bluebell and Bird Walk - Cancelled

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Let our ranger lead you to the best bluebell views, pointing out all our feathered friends along the way. Booking Essential. Phone: 028 7084 8728. Children welcome. Assistance Dogs only are welcome.
White Park Bay BT41
Sat 9 May 20

Carrick-a-Rede - 50 Things’ Month - Cancelled

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May is 50 Things’ Month at Carrick-a-Rede, where we will have a 50 Things’ themed event on every Sunday in May! Get your kids closer to nature with 50 things to do before youre 11.
Carrick-a-Rede, 119a Whitepark Road, Ballintoy, BT54 6LS
Sun 3 May 20

Giant’s Causeway - 50 Things Month - Cancelled

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May is 50 Things’ Month at the Giant’s Causeway! Every Saturday this month we will have a 50 things’ activity on for families at no extra charge.
Giant’s Causeway, 44a Causeway Road, Bushmills, BT57 8SU
Sat 2 May 20

Carrick-a-Rede - Ballintoy Rockhound Club meeting - Cancelled

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Calling all fossil hunters! Take a tour with the fossil hunters as members of the Ballintoy Rockhound Club enjoy an afternoon of exploration and discovery at White Park Bay.
Carrick-a-Rede, 119a Whitepark Road, Ballintoy, BT54 6LS
Sun 19 Apr 20

The Worst Café in The World

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A feast of reality theatre, the shabby Worst Café in the World opens doors for business. No food is served in this otherworldly comedy.
35 Market Square, Lisburn BT28 1AD
Thu 26 Mar 20

Giant’s Causeway - St. Patrick’s Day Celebrations

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Celebrate St Patrick’s Day with us at the Giant’s Causeway and mark this global celebration of Irish culture on 17 March!
Giant’s Causeway, 44a Causeway Road, Bushmills, BT57 8SU
Tue 17 Mar 20

White Park Bay - Beach Clean

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Be an everyday hero by joining our ranger team on a beach clean on this wonderfully scenic beach. Booking Not Needed. Assistance Dogs only are welcome.
White Park Bay BT41
Sat 7 Mar 20

Heaney Inspired - Across the Threshold

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Heaney Inspired - Across the Threshold A special evening event for theatre and poetry lovers. Big Telly Theatre Company present two short pieces of theatre based on the poetry of Seamus Heaney, with sensory audio and visual...
Cushendun Old Church, 1 Church Lane, Cushendun, Ballymena BT44 0PJ
Fri 21 Feb 20

Heaney Inspired - Across the Threshold

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Heaney Inspired - Across the Threshold A special event for lovers of theatre, poetry and words of Northern Ireland. Big Telly Theatre Company present two short pieces of theatre based on the poetry of Seamus Heaney, with sensory audio...
The Dark Horse, 30 Hill Street, Belfast BT1 2LB
Tue 18 Feb 20

Carrick-a-Rede - Ballintoy Rockhound Club - February

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Calling all fossil hunters! Come and join the fossil hunting enthusiasts at the Ballintoy Rockhound Club for free!
Carrick-a-Rede, 119a Whitepark Road, Ballintoy, BT54 6LS
Sun 16 Feb 20

Carrick-a-Rede - Fishery Open Day - February

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Start the new year by exploring the inside of the old fisherman’s cottage on Carrick-a-Rede Island.
Carrick-a-Rede, 119a Whitepark Road, Ballintoy, BT54 6LS
Sat 15 Feb 20

Under The Hawthorn Tree

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Under The Hawthorn Tree THE acclaimed production Under The Hawthorn Tree is returning to Belfast in a presentation by the award-winning children’s theatre company, Cahoots NI and the MAC, featuring a star-studded cast of
The Mac 10 Exchange St, West, Belfast BT1 2NJ
Thu 30 Jan 20

Documentary Film: The Phenomenon of Healing

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Due to extraordinary healings, Bruno Groening made headlines around the world in the 1950s. When he died in 1959, many believed that this phenomenon had ended.
Ballynafeigh Community Centre 283 Ormeau Road Belfast BT7 3GG
Sun 8 Dec 19

Giant’s Causeway - Santa Sundays

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Weve got Christmas all wrapped up with a stocking full of festive fun this winter. Countdown to December 25th as you make magical Christmas memories with us.
Giant’s Causeway, 44a Causeway Road, Bushmills, BT57 8SU
Sun 1 Dec 19

INTO FILM FESTIVAL - The Hate U Give

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Based on the critically acclaimed young adult novel written in response to the Black Lives Matter movement.
Movie House Belfast Cityside, City Side Retail Park, 100 - 150 York Street, Belfast, Antrim BT15 1WA
Fri 22 Nov 19

INTO FILM FESTIVAL - First Man

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On July 20, 1969, Neil Armstrong became the first man in history to walk upon the surface of the Moon, winning the Space Race for the US against the Russians.
ODEON Belfast, Unite 13SF, 1 Victoria Square, Belfast, Antrim BT1 4QG
Thu 21 Nov 19

INTO FILM FESTIVAL - Yesterday

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Jack is a struggling musician whose dreams of pop stardom are slowing disappearing despite the support coming from his childhood best friend and manager, Ellie.
Movie House Glengormley, 13 Glenwell Road, Glengormley, Antrim BT36 7RF
Thu 21 Nov 19

INTO FILM FESTIVAL - Yesterday

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Jack is a struggling musician whose dreams of pop stardom are slowing disappearing despite the support coming from his childhood best friend and manager, Ellie.
ODEON Belfast, Unite 13SF, 1 Victoria Square, Belfast, Antrim BT1 4QG
Wed 20 Nov 19

INTO FILM FESTIVAL - Wonder

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Auggie Pullman has been born with facial differences that have so far prevented him from attending a mainstream school.
Island Arts Centre, Queen’s Road, LISBURN, Antrim BT27 4RL
Wed 20 Nov 19

INTO FILM FESTIVAL - The Secret Life of Pets 2 - WEE CRITTERS WORKSHOP

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The second film in The Secret Life of Pets franchise reunites us with Jack Russell terrier Max, his family and the cast of pets that live in his apartment building.
Movie House Belfast Cityside, City Side Retail Park, 100 - 150 York Street, Belfast, Antrim BT15 1WA
Tue 19 Nov 19

INTO FILM FESTIVAL - Screening & Q&A: Nae Pasaran! with Unite Education

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This thoughtful documentary depicts the little-known true story of Scottish workers of a Rolls Royce factory who stood in solidarity with Chilean citizens and against Pinochets dictatorship.
The Strand Arts Centre, 156 Holywood Road, Belfast, County Antrim BT4 1NY
Tue 19 Nov 19

INTO FILM FESTIVAL - Men In Black: International

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This expansion of the Men in Black universe introduces Tessa Thompson and Chris Hemsworth as the Men in Black.
ODEON Belfast, Unite 13SF, 1 Victoria Square, Belfast, Antrim BT1 4QG
Tue 19 Nov 19

INTO FILM FESTIVAL - The Grinch (Autism Friendly)

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Everyone knows that The Grinch is notoriously grumpy, but how and why did he get that way This animated version of the Dr.
Omniplex Larne, Redlands, Larne, County Antrim BT40 1AX
Fri 15 Nov 19

INTO FILM FESTIVAL - The Angry Birds Movie 2

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Based on the popular game about an island of Angry Birds in conflict with a group of Bad Piggies, this sequel sees the two sides forming an alliance against threat to their homeland.
Omniplex Larne, Redlands, Larne, County Antrim BT40 1AX
Thu 14 Nov 19

INTO FILM FESTIVAL - Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse

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Mixed-race teenager Miles Morales is a brilliant student but is struggling to adjust to his recent placement at an elite Brooklyn college, and attempts to deliberately fail tests to get himself
Omniplex Carrickfergus, Unit4 Rodgers Quay, Carrickfergus, County Antrim BT38 8BE
Thu 14 Nov 19

INTO FILM FESTIVAL - Johnny English Strikes Again (Autism Friendly)

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The third installment of the Johnny English comedy series sees Rowan Atkinson returning as the much loved accident prone secret agent.
Omniplex Lisburn, Lisburn Leisure Park, Governors Rd, Lisburn,, Antrim BT28 1PP
Thu 14 Nov 19

INTO FILM FESTIVAL - Wonder Park

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10-year-old June grew up as a marvellously imaginative girl, spending her childhood drawing and constructing an amusement park called Wonderland with the help from her mother and her friends.
Omniplex Dundonald, Eastpoint Entertainment Village, Old Dundonald Rd, Castlereagh,, Dundonald, County Down BT16 1XT
Thu 14 Nov 19

INTO FILM FESTIVAL - Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse

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Mixed-race teenager Miles Morales is a brilliant student but is struggling to adjust to his recent placement at an elite Brooklyn college, and attempts to deliberately fail tests to get himself
Omniplex Antrim, Junction One, International Outlet Shopping Centre, Antrim, Antrim BT41 4LL
Wed 13 Nov 19

INTO FILM FESTIVAL - A Private War

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Renowned war correspondent Marie Colvin is remembered for her dedication to showing the horrors of war, using her platform to tell the stories of the communities directly affected by violence.
Island Arts Centre, Queen’s Road, LISBURN, Antrim BT27 4RL
Wed 13 Nov 19

INTO FILM FESTIVAL - The Angry Birds Movie 2

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Based on the popular game about an island of Angry Birds in conflict with a group of Bad Piggies, this sequel sees the two sides forming an alliance against threat to their homeland.
Omniplex Lisburn, Lisburn Leisure Park, Governors Rd, Lisburn,, Antrim BT28 1PP
Wed 13 Nov 19

INTO FILM FESTIVAL - Men In Black: International

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This expansion of the Men in Black universe introduces Tessa Thompson and Chris Hemsworth as the Men in Black.
Omniplex Larne, Redlands, Larne, County Antrim BT40 1AX
Wed 13 Nov 19

INTO FILM FESTIVAL - Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse

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Mixed-race teenager Miles Morales is a brilliant student but is struggling to adjust to his recent placement at an elite Brooklyn college, and attempts to deliberately fail tests to get himself
Omniplex Dundonald, Eastpoint Entertainment Village, Old Dundonald Rd, Castlereagh,, Dundonald, County Down BT16 1XT
Wed 13 Nov 19

INTO FILM FESTIVAL - The Secret Life of Pets 2 (Autism Friendly)

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The second film in The Secret Life of Pets franchise reunites us with Jack Russell terrier Max, his family and the cast of pets that live in his apartment building.
Omniplex Carrickfergus, Unit4 Rodgers Quay, Carrickfergus, County Antrim BT38 8BE
Tue 12 Nov 19

INTO FILM FESTIVAL - Johnny English Strikes Again

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The third installment of the Johnny English comedy series sees Rowan Atkinson returning as the much loved accident prone secret agent.
Omniplex Antrim, Junction One, International Outlet Shopping Centre, Antrim, Antrim BT41 4LL
Tue 12 Nov 19

INTO FILM FESTIVAL - The Angry Birds Movie 2 (Autism Friendly)

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Based on the popular game about an island of Angry Birds in conflict with a group of Bad Piggies, this sequel sees the two sides forming an alliance against threat to their homeland.
Omniplex Dundonald, Eastpoint Entertainment Village, Old Dundonald Rd, Castlereagh,, Dundonald, County Down BT16 1XT
Tue 12 Nov 19

INTO FILM FESTIVAL - A Dog’s Way Home

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As a puppy, Bella is given a good home by a young man named Lucas after he and his girlfriend Olivia find her on a construction site in Denver, Colorado.
ODEON Belfast, Unite 13SF, 1 Victoria Square, Belfast, Antrim BT1 4QG
Tue 12 Nov 19

INTO FILM FESTIVAL - Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse

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Mixed-race teenager Miles Morales is a brilliant student but is struggling to adjust to his recent placement at an elite Brooklyn college, and attempts to deliberately fail tests to get himself
Omniplex Lisburn, Lisburn Leisure Park, Governors Rd, Lisburn,, Antrim BT28 1PP
Tue 12 Nov 19

INTO FILM FESTIVAL - Screening & Workshop: March of the Penguins 2 with Wee Critters

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Following the success of March of the Penguins, this documentary sequel charts the journey of a young emperor penguin as his father teaches him how to endure the vast and unpredictable Antarctic
The Braid Arts Centre, The Braid Ballymena Town Hall, Museum & Arts Centre, 1-29 Bridge Street, Ballymena, Ballymena BT43 5EJ
Mon 11 Nov 19

INTO FILM FESTIVAL - The Secret Life of Pets 2 (Autism Friendly)

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The second film in The Secret Life of Pets franchise reunites us with Jack Russell terrier Max, his family and the cast of pets that live in his apartment building.
Omniplex Antrim, Junction One, International Outlet Shopping Centre, Antrim, Antrim BT41 4LL
Mon 11 Nov 19

INTO FILM FESTIVAL - The Breadwinner (Gaeilge)

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Based on the best-selling novel by Deborah Ellis, The Breadwinner is set in the capital city of Afghanistan, the Taliban-controlled Kabul in 2001.
Cultrlann McAdam Fiaich, 216 Bthar na bhFl, An Cheathr Ghaeltachta, Bal Feirste BT12 6AH
Fri 8 Nov 19

INTO FILM FESTIVAL - Screening & Talk: A Monster Calls with VFX Talk

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Conor OMalley lives with his mum in a house by the cemetery, where they are watched over by an ancient yew tree.
Movie House Dublin Road, 14 Dublin Road, Belfast, Antrim BT2 7HN
Fri 8 Nov 19

INTO FILM FESTIVAL - Spider-Man: Far From Home

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After suffering a recent personal loss, Peter Parker decides to take some time for himself and joins his classmates on a school trip around some of Europes most famous cities.
ODEON Belfast, Unite 13SF, 1 Victoria Square, Belfast, Antrim BT1 4QG
Thu 7 Nov 19

INTO FILM FESTIVAL - Double Bill: The Gruffalo & Zog (Autism Friendly)

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The Gruffalo (2009, U cert, 27 mins)Adapted from the best-selling book, this short animation centres on a crafty mouse protected from harm by his own vibrant imagination.
Island Arts Centre, Queen’s Road, LISBURN, Antrim BT27 4RL
Wed 6 Nov 19

INTO FILM FESTIVAL - Mary Poppins Returns (Autism Friendly)

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This sequel to a much-loved classic sees the magical nanny return to the Banks household in the 1930s, where London has become a very different place.
ODEON Belfast, Unite 13SF, 1 Victoria Square, Belfast, Antrim BT1 4QG
Wed 6 Nov 19

INTO FILM FESTIVAL - Double Bill: The Gruffalo & Zog

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The Gruffalo (2009, U cert, 27 mins)Adapted from the best-selling book, this short animation centres on a crafty mouse protected from harm by his own vibrant imagination.
Island Arts Centre, Queen’s Road, LISBURN, Antrim BT27 4RL
Wed 6 Nov 19

INTO FILM FESTIVAL - PUPIL PREMIERE: 2040 with live stream Q&A with director Damon Gameau

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Filmmaker Damon Gameau, who previously investigated the effects of an unhealthy diet in That Sugar Film, turns his attention to environmental issues of the modern world in his latest project.
Queen’s Film Theatre, 20 University Square, Belfast, Belfast BT7 1PA
Wed 6 Nov 19

The Worst Café in The World

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If reality TV had a lovechild with theatre, this is it. A Big Telly special for BIAF, there is just one week to get a table, place your orders and experience the gloriously mad ‘Worst Café in the...
Cotton Court, 42 Waring Street, Belfast BT1 2ED
Wed 23 Oct 19

Cheeki Monkeys BIG Baby & Children’s Pre-loved Sale

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Cheeki Monkeys is coming to Belfast! Declutter your home and make some cash! Sell your pre-loved baby and children’s items at our first event in Northern Ireland!
Skainos Centre, 241 Newtownards Road BT4 1AF
Sat 14 Sep 19

Giant’s Causeway - European Heritage Open Day Architectural Interest Tour

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Take a guided tour of the striking yet sympathetically designed Visitor Centre and learn more about its sustainability.
Giant’s Causeway, 44a Causeway Road, Bushmills, BT57 8SU
Sat 7 Sep 19

White Park Bay - Geology Walk

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Ian Enlander will once again be leading this geology tour in association with Earth Science Ireland. Learn about the geology of Ballintoy Harbour and White Park Bay Coastal path Booking Essential...
White Park Bay BT41
Sat 31 Aug 19

White Park Bay - Go Wild with the Rangers

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Join our rangers for a morning of fun and adventure on White Park Bay. Booking essential - No Charge / Donations Welcome. Booking Essential. Phone: 028 7084 8728. Dogs on leads welcome.
White Park Bay BT41
Fri 23 Aug 19

Divis and the Black Mountain - Walking Yellow Jacks Cairn

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Find out more about Divis and the Black Mountain’s remarkable archaeological landscape. Walk with our ranger team and learn about the Yellow Jacks Cairn, an old burial cairn steeped in history.
Divis and the Black Mountain BT41
Sun 11 Aug 19

Carrick-a-Rede - Fishery Open Weekend - August

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Cast a net to the past! Cross the bridge for the chance to see inside the old fisherman’s cottage on Carrick-a-Rede island. Guided talks in the cottage every 15 minutes between 1pm-4pm.
Carrick-a-Rede, 119a Whitepark Road, Ballintoy, BT54 6LS
Sat 10 Aug 19

Paperboy

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After a sell-out run last summer the smash hit musical PAPERBOY is back! It’s 1975 and 12 year old Tony dutifully goes about his paper round.
Lyric Theatre Belfast 55 Ridgeway st, Belfast BT9 5FB
Thu 1 Aug 19

NYOS Jazz Orchestra Summer Tour 2019

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NYOS Jazz Orchestra continues to enjoy prestigious performance opportunities nationally and internationally and this year is no different with the orchestra making its debut appearances at the Mac in
The MAC (Metropolitan Arts Centre), Belfast BT1 2NJ
Mon 22 Jul 19

White Park Bay - Picnic and Pulling

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Pack up a picnic and assist our ranger team with some Ragwort pulling for an hour or more. Learn about why we need to remove most of the ragwort but not all of it Booking Essential No Charge /...
White Park Bay BT41
Sat 29 Jun 19

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