Upcoming events in Northern Ireland

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Posted by Mags

Published June 23, 2017

discovernorthernireland.com has lots of fun things to do across Northern Ireland, from family days out to gigs and cultural events. We've put together a selection of exciting things taking place this week across Northern Ireland in the week ahead.

Upcoming events in Northern Ireland

Tim Peake Spacecraft and VR Experience

Leonardo Da Vinci: A Life in Drawings, Belfast, 1 February - 5 May

This exhibition is part of a nationwide event and provides an unparallelled insight into the workings of the artist's mind.  Two of Leonardo's most famous works will be held in the exhibition at the Ulster Museum, along with examples of drawing materials used by the artist.

Walled City 400, Derry~Londonderry, 18 February - 31 March

An exciting range of events are taking place in the Walled City throughout March to mark the 400th anniversary of the completion of the Walls.

Tim Peake Spacecraft and VR Experience, Holywood, 20 February – 11 May.

Tim Peake’s Spacecraft, presented by Samsung and the Science Museum Group, is touring the UK and will land at the Ulster Transport Museum on 20 February. The display of the iconic craft will be accompanied by Space Descent VR supported by Samsung, a unique virtual reality adventure narrated by Tim Peake himself.

Cherishing Mythology, Armagh, 1 March – 6 April.

Armagh Art Club’s Biennial Exhibition takes a journey through Mythology, linking with many of the myths and legends familiar to all. From their individual approaches and variety of skills and techniques, the artists open up the inspirational world of make believe and imagination, woven though by threads of reality.

Long Meadow Farm Tour, Craigavon, 2 – 22 March.

Visit Long Meadow Farm for an unforgettable, fully guided tour in the heart of the Orchard County. Traverse bountiful orchards, explore the cider-making facilities and sample award-winning Irish ciders all in the good company of the friendly and welcoming farm patrons, the McKeever family.

MAC International, Belfast, until 31 March.

MAC International presents a snapshot of the most exciting and ambitious art practices from across the world. It is the largest arts prize in Ireland and one of the few major art prizes in the UK, offering artists from around the world an opportunity to exhibit at the MAC in Belfast.

A Step Back In Time, Omagh, until 14 June.

This exhibition at the Ulster American Folk Park includes almost 100 objects, ranging in date from a medieval brooch to a contemporary diamante embroidered costume for solo dance. Embroidered costumes, medals, and certificates will tell the story of the development of dance schools and the governing bodies for Irish Dance.

The 148th Open, Royal Portrush, Portrush, 14-21 July.

The 148th Open will return in 2019 to Royal Portrush Golf Club for the first time since 1951, marking a historic return after nearly 70 years.  Practice day tickets are still available and are a great opportunity to get up close to the best players in the world.


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