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More details - Strangford Lough - Taggart Island Ramble
Join our team of rangers on a remarkable trip on board the Cuan Brig. Our barge will take you to one of the biggest islands on the lough; a place packed with wildlife, history and beautiful views. Booking Essential. Phone: 028 4278 8387. Children over 8 years with accompanying adult. Dogs on leads welcome.
Strangford Lough
Sat 26 May

More details - Mount Stewart - Jazz in the Gardens
Bring your picnic and settle down on the lawn with your family and friends to enjoy an afternoon of jazz in the beautiful gardens at Mount Stewart. Booking Not Needed. Dogs on leads welcome.
Mount Stewart, Portaferry Road, Newtownards,
Sun 27 May, Sun 24 Jun

More details - Mount Stewart - Car Bazaar
Come along and sell your unwanted items or browse around the many stalls and pick up a few treasures. Come along and sell your unwanted items or browse around the many stalls and pick up a few treasures. Booking Not Needed.
Mount Stewart, Portaferry Road, Newtownards,
Sat 2 Jun, Sat 7 Jul

More details - Murlough National Nature Reserve - Jo's Walks - Butterflies and Other Insects
Murlough is one of the most diverse places in Ireland to find species of butterflies. Take a walk with Jo to hear why Murlough is such a special butterfly and insect habitat. Booking Essential. Phone: 028 4375 1467. Dogs on leads welcome.
Murlough National Nature Reserve, Keel Point, Dundrum
Sat 2 Jun

More details - Strangford Lough - St Brendan Sea Safari
A treat for all the family as we take a vayage on Strangford Lough to view Seals, seabirds and othe wildlife at this internationally important marine site. Booking Essential. Phone: 028 4278 8387.
Strangford Lough
Sat 2 Jun

More details - Rowallane Garden - Summer of Sport
This Summer rekindles your youth as we launch our Summer of Sport! Take to our track and compete in classic sports day activities.
Rowallane Garden, Saintfield, County Down
Mon 4 Jun to Thu 5 Jul

More details - Mount Stewart - BBC Radio 4's Gardeners' Question Time Summer Garden Party
BBC Radio 4’s Gardeners’ Question Time comes to Mount Stewart. BBC Radio 4’s Gardeners’ Question Time will be holding its annual Summer Garden Party at Mount Stewart on Saturday 9th June. There are 2 recordings of Gardeners’ Question Time on the day at 11am and 1pm.
Mount Stewart, Portaferry Road, Newtownards,
Sat 9 Jun

More details - Murlough National Nature Reserve - The World of Moths
Moths are integral part of our nature habitat and help us keep an eye on the health of the environment. Andy Crory from Ulster Wildlife Trust will be joining us for a walk to help discover some of these special creatures. Booking Essential. Phone: 028 4375 1467. Children welcome when accompanied by an adult.
Murlough National Nature Reserve, Keel Point, Dundrum
Sun 10 Jun

More details - Murlough National Nature Reserve - The Geology of Bloody Bridge and the Mourne Mountains
Learn about the fascinating geology along the coastline at the Bloody Bridge, organised in partnership with Earth Science Ireland. Booking Essential. Phone: 028 4375 1467. Dogs on leads welcome.
Murlough National Nature Reserve, Keel Point, Dundrum
Sat 16 Jun

More details - Larchfield Estate, Father's Day Hamper Sunday, June 17th 2018
We would like to invite you to come along and join us for Father’s Day on Sunday 17th June for our first ever Hamper Sunday! Enjoy a relaxing afternoon with family and friends, listening to the sweet sound of Jazz in a tranquil setting surrounded by 4 acres of mature Walled Gardens.
Larchfield Estate, Bailliesmills Road, Lisburn
Sun 17 Jun

More details - Mount Stewart - Fathers Day Fun
Give dad a day to remember at Mount Stewart. Get competitive at a game of field archery, try your hand at bushcraft or browse the classic cars on display. Pack a picnic or tuck into a meal created by the catering team - their delicious food can be washed down with a cool beer and enjoyed with live m.
Mount Stewart, Portaferry Road, Newtownards,
Sun 17 Jun

More details - Minnowburn - Minnowburn Bat Night
Spend an evening with our Rangers as we look at many of the bat species that inhabit the woods and waterways of Minnowburn. Booking Advisable. Phone: 02890 647787. Children welcome. Assistance Dogs only are welcome.
Minnowburn
Sat 23 Jun

More details - Murlough National Nature Reserve - Ragwort Challenge
Muck in with our Rangers to help us remove this invasive species. Get the whole family involved and crown the champion ragwort remover as our Rangers try to remove as much as possible in one day! Booking Essential. Phone: 028 4375 1467. Dogs on leads welcome.
Murlough National Nature Reserve, Keel Point, Dundrum
Sat 30 Jun

More details - Murlough National Nature Reserve - Jo's Walks - Duneland Flowers
Jo Whatmough started as a ranger here over 50 years ago and is leading a series of walks to share her passion and knowledge of this special place. Join her as she walks the coastal fringe around the reserve. Booking Essential. Phone: 028 4375 1467. Dogs on leads welcome.
Murlough National Nature Reserve, Keel Point, Dundrum
Sat 7 Jul

More details - Strangford Lough - Rock Pool Picnic
Young wildlife enthusuasts will love this day out at the magical Kearney Village on the Outer Ards Peninsula. Booking Essential. Phone: 028 4278 8387. Dogs on leads welcome.
Strangford Lough
Sat 7 Jul

More details - Castle Ward - Pirates' Picnic
Ahoy me hearty’s! Shiver me timbers - Captain Ward’s Pirate ship has been spotted once again in Strangford Lough and that can only mean one thing, he is heading to Castle Ward to find some new pirate recruits to join his crew! - Pirate Shadow Puppet. Booking Not Needed. Dogs on leads welcome.
Castle Ward, Strangford, Downpatrick,
Thu 12 Jul

More details - Mount Stewart - Creative Gardens: Writing Poetry at Mount Stewart
Join Erin Halliday, award-winning poet and creative writing tutor, author of ’Chrysalis’ and ’Pharmakon’, for a six-week course writing poetry inspired by the history, family, collection, and grounds of Mount Stewart.
Mount Stewart, Portaferry Road, Newtownards,
Wed 18 Jul

More details - Castle Ward - Summer Music Series
The summer is here and that can only mean one thing - the annual Sunday Music season starts. Bring a rug and a picnic and enjoy a relaxing afternoon in a tranquil and beautiful setting listening to the musical melodies. The perfect way to spend a Sunday afternoon. Booking Not Needed. Dogs on leads welcome.
Castle Ward, Strangford, Downpatrick,
Sun 22 Jul, Sun 29 Jul, Sun 5 Aug, Sun 12 Aug, Sun 19 Aug, Sun 26 Aug

More details - Mount Stewart - Jazz in the Gardens
Bring your picnic and settle down on the lawn with your family and friends to enjoy an afternoon of jazz in the beautiful gardens at Mount Stewart. Booking Not Needed. Dogs on leads welcome.
Mount Stewart, Portaferry Road, Newtownards,
Sun 29 Jul, Sun 26 Aug

More details - Murlough National Nature Reserve - Jo's Walks - Heathland Flowers
Join Jo on one of her guided walks to discover the natural beauty of Murlough’s dune heath flora. Spot important plants to Murlough’s inhabitants, like the devil’s bit scabious which supports our butterflies. Booking Essential. Phone: 028 4375 1467. Dogs on leads welcome.
Murlough National Nature Reserve, Keel Point, Dundrum
Sat 4 Aug

More details - Mount Stewart - Car Bazaar
Come along and sell your unwanted items or browse around the many stalls and pick up a few treasures. Come along and sell your unwanted items or browse around the many stalls and pick up a few treasures. Booking Not Needed.
Mount Stewart, Portaferry Road, Newtownards,
Sat 4 Aug

More details - Strangford Lough - Salt Island Camping
This two day family event is open to anyone who is ready for adventure, bushcraft and campfires on a remote island off Killyleagh. Booking Essential. Phone: 028 4278 8387. Suitable for children ages 8 years upwards with accompanying adult.
Strangford Lough
Fri 10 Aug and Sat 11 Aug

More details - Castle Ward - CraftFest
CRAFTFEST is an annual celebration of craft, applied art and design at Castle Ward. Organised in partnership with Craft NI, this is a must-see event for those who love craft with opportunities to take part in workshops, watch demonstrations and even have. Booking Not Needed. Dogs on leads welcome.
Castle Ward, Strangford, Downpatrick,
Sat 11 Aug and Sun 12 Aug

More details - pharma chem  Congress 2018
Pharmaceutical Chemistry 2018 means to unite the Professors, researchers, business mammoths, and technocrats to give a global gathering to the spread of unique research comes about, new thoughts and viable improvement and find progress in the field of pharmaceutical chemistry, administration and instruction in
Finnstown Castle Hotel,Newcastle Road, Lucan, Co. Dublin , Hotel: +353 (0)1 601 0700
Wed 12 Sep

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