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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,
Today, 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - Belfast Race for Life 2018
Race for Life brings millions of women together to support our life-saving research. Just by signing up you’ll make a difference and whether you raise £10 or £200, every penny matters. So which event is for you? A 5k is great for all ages. Run, jog or walk the only thing that matters is that you’re part of it.
Stormont Estate, NICSSA Sport & Leisure, The Pavillion, Belfast
Today

More details - The Nature of Forgetting
Following a highly successful run at Edinburgh Fringe 2017, Theatre Re’s The Nature of Forgetting now launches an exciting international tour. It is a powerful, explosive and joyous piece about what is left when memory and recollection are gone.
10 Exchange Street West, Belfast
Thu 31 May to Sun 3 Jun

More details - Information Lecture:   Help and Healing on the Spiritual Path through the teaching of Bruno Groening
A lecture about spiritual healing and help through the teaching of Bruno Groening. Through the absorption of the divine power, many people are experiencing the healing of illnesses and pain, that have been declared as “incurable” by the medical profession.
Jury’s Inn Belfast, Fisherwick Place, Great Victoria Street
Thu 14 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 - AVA Festival and Conference 2018
Marking it’s fourth edition, AVA 2018 starts on Friday June 1st 2018 with Ireland’s leading electronic music conference, followed by an unmissable two day festival in their new dystopian warehouse home.
s13, boucher road belfast, bt12 6hh
Fri 1 Jun

More details - Saying Goodbye Service - Belfast
Saying Goodbye are an International baby loss support charity (part of the Mariposa Trust. ) Since 2012, 100 services have been held across the UK, France & North America, the services are completely free and open to anyone of any faith or no faith.
St Anne’s Cathedral, Belfast
Wed 6 Jun

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 - 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 - Information Lecture:  Help and Healing on the Spiritual Path through the teaching of Bruno Groening
A lecture about spiritual healing and help through the teaching of Bruno Groening. Through the absorption of the divine power, many people are experiencing the healing of illnesses and pain, that have been declared as “incurable” by the medical profession.
Mourne Country Hotel 52 Belfast Rd Newry
Wed 20 Jun

More details - Springhill - Mid Ulster Vintage Rally
Enjoy the largest vintage vehicle rally in Mid Ulster. Hundreds of vehicles and items of machinery on display with fun for all the family. Hosted by the Mid Ulster Vintage Vehicles Club. Booking Not Needed.
Springhill, 20 Springhill Road, Moneymore, Magherafelt,
Sat 2 Jun

More details - Wigtown, Acoustic Music, Open Mic Night
Join us for our weekly open mic or open mike (derived from the expression "open microphone") night. This is a live show in Craft Hotel Bar where audience members who are amateur performers or professionals and want to try out new material or plug an upcoming show are given the opportunity to perform live in the bar.
Craft Hotel 30 South Main Street
Tue 29 May, Tue 5 Jun

More details - Wigtown Spoken Word Night
Our Monthly spoken word event. Are you an author, poet or playwright looking to practice public speaking, discuss your work or the pieces that inspired you. This is the event for you.
Craft Hotel 30 South Main Street
Thu 31 May

More details - Wigtown Acoustic Music, Open Mic Night
Join us for our weekly open mic or open mike (derived from the expression "open microphone") night. This is a live show in Craft Hotel Bar where audience members who are amateur performers or professionals and want to try out new material or plug an upcoming show are given the opportunity to perform live in the bar.
Craft Hotel 30 South Main Street
Tue 12 Jun, Tue 19 Jun, Tue 26 Jun, Tue 3 Jul, Tue 10 Jul, Tue 17 Jul, Tue 24 Jul, Tue 31 Jul, Tue 7 Aug

More details - Giant's Causeway - 50 Things Month
May is 50 Things’ Month at the Giant’s Causeway! Every Sunday this month we will have a 50 things’ activity on for families at no extra charge.
Giant’s Causeway, 44a Causeway Road, Bushmills,
Today

More details - Giant's Causeway - Dawn Chorus Walk
Work up an appetite exploring the Causeway cliffs before tucking into a hearty cooked breakfast in the Causeway Hotel. Take in the early morning air and discover the sights and sounds of the Giant’s Causeway with a guided walk with our conservation expert, Dr Cliff Henry.
Giant’s Causeway, 44a Causeway Road, Bushmills,
Sun 24 Jun

More details - Portstewart Strand - Orchid Walk
Our amazing sand dune system is host to a range of orchids including Bee and Pyramidal Orchids, which can be seen growing in their natural habitat. Our amazing sand dune system is host to a range of orchids including Bee and Pyramidal Orchids, which can be seen growing in their natural habitat.
Portstewart Strand, 118 Strand Road, Portstewart
Sat 16 Jun

More details - Kendal Mountain Festival - Whitehaven
Book your place and join us for a one-of-a-kind evening celebrating exploration of some of the wildest places on earth. For our Whitehaven tour date we have two incredible speakers lined up: Ben Page and Elaine Hopley.
Rosehill Theatre, Moresby, Whitehaven, Cumbria
Sun 3 Jun

More details - Crom - Cruise the Lough
See a different side to Crom estate from the water as you cruise around in Crom’s 100 year old traditional craft. See a different side to Crom estate from the water as you cruise around in Crom’s 100 year old traditional craft. Booking Essential. Phone: 028 6773 8118.
Crom, Upper Lough Erne, Newtownbutler,
Mon 28 May

More details - Downhill Demesne and Hezlett House - Donegal Chamber Orchestra
We are delighted to welcome back the wonderful Donegal Chamber Orchestra to Mussenden Temple. Join us for an afternoon of musical delight in this iconic landmark on the North Antrim Coast. Booking Essential. Phone: 02870848728.
Downhill Demesne and Hezlett House
Sun 3 Jun

More details - Downhill Demesne and Hezlett House - Mid-Summer Concerts
Organised by the National Trust North Coast Members Association. Organised by the National Trust North Coast Members Association. Booking Essential. Phone: No Number. Dogs on leads welcome.
Downhill Demesne and Hezlett House
Fri 22 Jun and Sat 23 Jun

More details - Irvine Race for Life 10K
Race for Life brings millions of women together to support our life-saving research. Just by signing up you’ll make a difference and whether you raise £10 or £200, every penny matters. So which event is for you? A 5k is great for all ages. Run, jog or walk the only thing that matters is that you’re part of it.
Beach Park, Beach Drive, Irvine
Wed 13 Jun

More details - Irvine Race for Life 5K
Race for Life brings millions of women together to support our life-saving research. Just by signing up you’ll make a difference and whether you raise £10 or £200, every penny matters. So which event is for you? A 5k is great for all ages. Run, jog or walk the only thing that matters is that you’re part of it.
Beach Park, Beach Drive, Irvine
Wed 13 Jun

More details - RD Glass half day beginners glass fusing course
If you have ever wanted to try your hand at fusing glass then why not come along? Suitable for those with no prior experience, in the course you will learn about different types of glass, compatibility, glass cutting and will come away with 2 to 4 pieces produced entirely by yourself.
4 Listers Cottages, Little Broughton
Sat 23 Jun, Sat 4 Aug

More details - Dumfries Student Film Festival Claymation Workshop
A fast paced, fun Claymation workshop in which you will work in small groups to create storyboard for a simple story, create Claymation characters and capture your animation using industry standard equipment and Dragonframe software. Limited to 6 places, suitable for ages 10+ and booking is essential.
Robert Burns Centre Film Theatre, Mill Road, Dumfries
Sat 9 Jun

More details - Dumfries Student Film Festival Public Screening
Come along and see new creative talent in a 90 minute show reel of short films and animations created by past and present students of Dumfries and Galloway College, and young film makers from across the region.
Robert Burns Centre Film Theatre, Mill Road, Dumfries
Sat 9 Jun

More details - The Gin Fayre: Dumfries
We are delighted to announce that The Gin Fayre is coming to Easterbrook Hall, Dumfries for the first time ever! The Gin Fayre brings you a wide variety of gins from across Scotland, the rest of the UK and indeed, the rest of the world under one roof.
The Crichton, Bankend Road, Dumfries
Sat 2 Jun

More details - Wordsworth House and Garden - Where Poppies Blow
An evocative special exhibition commemorating the end of the First World War. Where Poppies Blow tells the story of a doomed generation, including poet Edward Thomas, author of Adelstrop, who fought to protect the fields, flowers and birds of Britain.
Wordsworth House and Garden, Main Street, Cockermouth
Today to Thu 31 May, Sat 2 Jun to Thu 7 Jun, Sat 9 Jun to Thu 14 Jun, Sat 16 Jun to Thu 21 Jun, Sat 23 Jun to Thu 28 Jun, Sat 30 Jun to Thu 5 Jul, Sat 7 Jul, Sun 8 Jul

More details - Wordsworth House and Garden - Go wild like William and Dorothy
Borrow an explorer bag and see what you discover. Hunt for amazing animals in the house, track down bugs and bees in the garden - and get some tips on how to turn your own backyard into a nature haven. Booking Not Needed. Suitable for children of all ages accompanied by an adult. Assistance Dogs only are welcome.
Wordsworth House and Garden, Main Street, Cockermouth
Today, Sat 2 Jun, Sun 3 Jun, Sun 10 Jun, Sun 17 Jun, Sun 24 Jun, Sun 1 Jul, Sun 8 Jul

More details - Wordsworth House and Garden - Sew a poppy field
Help to create a field of memories. Make a fabric poppy to commemorate someone dear to you and help us create a field of treasured memories. Booking Not Needed. Suitable for children of all ages accompanied by an adult. Assistance Dogs only are welcome.
Wordsworth House and Garden, Main Street, Cockermouth
Mon 28 May, Mon 23 Jul

More details - Wordsworth House and Garden - Make your mark as a Georgian
Write with a quill and ink. Learn about 18th-century letter writing, pen a missive or poem of your own and seal it the Georgian way. Booking Not Needed. Suitable for children of all ages accompanied by an adult. Assistance Dogs only are welcome.
Wordsworth House and Garden, Main Street, Cockermouth
Tue 29 May

More details - Wordsworth House and Garden - Become a natural artist
Make some wild art. Let nature awaken your creativity and make a piece of wild art from found objects or create a poem out of stones. We supply the materials - all you need to bring is your imagination. Booking Not Needed. Suitable for children of all ages accompanied by an adult. Assistance Dogs only are welcome.
Wordsworth House and Garden, Main Street, Cockermouth
Wed 30 May, Wed 25 Jul

More details - Wordsworth House and Garden - Walk on the wild side
Have fun on a family garden tour. Join a costumed servant on a family garden tour to taste flowers, touch bugs and discover how to turn your own outside space into a wildlife haven. Booking Not Needed. Suitable for children of all ages accompanied by an adult.
Wordsworth House and Garden, Main Street, Cockermouth
Thu 31 May, Thu 26 Jul

More details - Wordsworth House and Garden - Matters of life and death
Take a guided tour and learn how the house was saved. Join us for a 30-minute guided house tour and enjoy a personal insight into the family life that forged one of our greatest poets - plus the story of how this special house was saved from demolition. Booking Not Needed.
Wordsworth House and Garden, Main Street, Cockermouth
Mon 4 Jun, Thu 7 Jun, Mon 11 Jun, Thu 14 Jun, Mon 18 Jun, Thu 21 Jun, Mon 25 Jun, Thu 28 Jun, Mon 2 Jul, Thu 5 Jul, Mon 9 Jul, Thu 12 Jul

More details - Wordsworth House and Garden - Conserving William's garden
Join our head gardener for a guided tour. Meet our head gardener for a seasonal guided tour of William’s childhood playground and discover what it takes to care for a heritage garden. Booking Not Needed. Assistance Dogs only are welcome.
Wordsworth House and Garden, Main Street, Cockermouth
Tue 5 Jun, Tue 12 Jun, Tue 19 Jun, Tue 26 Jun

More details - Wordsworth House and Garden - A passionate nature
Learn Dorothy Wordsworth’s secrets. Join a 10-minute talk by a costumed servant to uncover the secret life of Dorothy Wordsworth, the woman behind one of the world’s greatest poets, and how she helped inspire the modern conservation movement. Booking Not Needed. Assistance Dogs only are welcome.
Wordsworth House and Garden, Main Street, Cockermouth
Wed 6 Jun, Sat 9 Jun, Wed 13 Jun, Sat 16 Jun, Wed 20 Jun, Sat 23 Jun, Wed 27 Jun, Sat 30 Jun, Wed 4 Jul, Sat 7 Jul

More details - Wordsworth House and Garden - A poet in the making
Get a servant’s eye view of William’s childhood. Meet the maid or manservant and take in a 10-minute talk about how the happiness and tragedy of William’s childhood turned him into one of the world’s favourite poets. Booking Not Needed. Assistance Dogs only are welcome.
Wordsworth House and Garden, Main Street, Cockermouth
Wed 6 Jun, Wed 13 Jun, Wed 20 Jun, Wed 27 Jun, Wed 4 Jul, Wed 11 Jul

More details - Wordsworth House and Garden - From Adlestrop to Essex Clay
An evening talk by former Poet Laureate Sir Andrew Motion. Former Poet Laureate Sir Andrew Motion talks about his love of First World War poet Edward Thomas, author of the iconic Adlestrop, and reads from his latest work, Essex Clay, a haunting memoir in verse. Tickets 20 including glass of wine. Booking Essential.
Wordsworth House and Garden, Main Street, Cockermouth
Thu 7 Jun

More details - Wordsworth House and Garden - Hard at work for the Wordsworths
Step back in time with the servants. Meet the maid or manservant and take in a 10-minute talk about the harsh realities of 18th-century life. Booking Not Needed. Assistance Dogs only are welcome.
Wordsworth House and Garden, Main Street, Cockermouth
Sat 9 Jun, Sat 16 Jun, Sat 23 Jun, Sat 30 Jun, Sat 7 Jul

More details - Arts, Crafts and Gifts Fair.
Craft fair/sale with jams, chutneys, knitwear, needlecraft, woodcraft, artwork, glasswear, silk flowers,crochetwork, candles, soaps,jewellery,cards, photography and much more.
United Reformed Church Hall, Main Street, Cockermouth, Cumbria
Sat 23 Jun

More details - Galesyke - Open Garden for NGS
4 acre woodland garden with spectacular views of the Wasdale fells.The R Irt runs through the garden and both banks are landscaped, you can cross over the river via a picturesque, mini, suspension bridge. The garden has an impressive collection of rhododendrons and azaleas that light up the woodlands in springtime.
Galesyke, Wasdale
Sat 2 Jun and Sun 3 Jun

More details - Sunningdale - Open Garden for NGS
A seaside garden. Headland has cliffs, steps, wild flowers and seating, spectacular views and sheer drops! Front garden has raised pond and planting to cope with hostile weather. The relatively sheltered rear garden is cottage style with lots of different rooms, no large lawn here!
Sunningdale, Amlwch
Sat 2 Jun, Sun 24 Jun

More details - 'Faileas' by Angela Alexander Lloyd
Angela Alexander Lloyd is our Artist in Residence. ’Artful Migration’ is a pilot residency programme developed with Upland, Moving Souls Dance and WWT. Angela’s exhibition, ’Faileas’ is the culmination of her research on climate change and whooper swans wintering at WWT Caerlaverock.
WWT Caerlaverock Wetland Centre, Eastpark Farm, Caerlaverock
Today to Sun 24 Jun

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