CULTURE

Unmasking Lisburn’s potential…

Last weekend, Sat 7 March, I had the pleasure of seeing my home city of Lisburn come to life with colour and creativity. A one-off event - the Music Masquerade - brought street theatre, arts workshops, superheroes, princesses and live music to every corner of the city. There was a samba workshop, pop art classes… Continue reading Unmasking Lisburn’s potential…

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Visiting Hours: Razz My Berries Rockabilly Bash!

Last Friday night saw Lisburn's R-Space Gallery playing host to a low-down, dirty, rock n' roll razzmatazz! Up-and-coming events organisers Extravaga once again pulled off a fun and imaginative little night in the heart of my home city, with a vintage-and-handmade market, a fortune teller, hot food and some good old blues and rock n' roll… Continue reading Visiting Hours: Razz My Berries Rockabilly Bash!

visiting hours

Visiting Hours: Razz My Berries Rockabilly Bash!

Last Friday night saw Lisburn's R-Space Gallery playing host to a low-down, dirty, rock n' roll razzmatazz! Up-and-coming events organisers Extravaga once again pulled off a fun and imaginative little night in the heart of my home city, with a vintage-and-handmade market, a fortune teller, hot food and some good old blues and rock n' roll to round it all off.
 

What's On This Week

What’s On This Week: 28 April – 4 May

The week ahead is jam-packed with entertainment, with no fewer than six seven festivals, all kicking off within days of each other. The beloved Cathedral Quarter Arts Festival and Festival of Fools are both back, as well as the much-anticipated Giro d'Italia celebrations. There are two seaside arts events and music in the maiden city, plus more… Continue reading What’s On This Week: 28 April – 4 May

What's On This Week

What’s On This Week: 28 April – 4 May

The week ahead is jam-packed with entertainment, with no fewer than six seven festivals, all kicking off within days of each other. The beloved Cathedral Quarter Arts Festival and Festival of Fools are both back, as well as the much-anticipated Giro d'Italia celebrations. There are two seaside arts events and music in the maiden city, plus more besides. Enjoy!
 

What's On This Week

What’s On This Week: 2nd to 8th December

Now that December is here, it's no surprise to see more and more Christmas events on the schedule, but there is also music, art and crafts to enjoy - albeit some with a festive twist! Have fun this week whatever you get up to, and let me know if there is anything I've missed this… Continue reading What’s On This Week: 2nd to 8th December

What's On This Week

What’s On This Week 4th – 10th November

Art, music, theatre and cultural meetings - another packed week of arts and entertainment in Northern Ireland! Monday 4th November Lisburn Hope Land with Michael Mayhew – R Space Gallery, 11am. Performance artist Michael will be in residence at the Lisburn gallery between 4th and 16th November. Described by the National Theatre of Wales' artistic… Continue reading What’s On This Week 4th – 10th November

CULTURE

#CNLisburn: Time to get Lisburn trending

Belfast is an exciting place to be these days. Year-round, the city is buzzing with arts and entertainment and barely a month goes by without a music or arts festival. Culturally, Belfast has become a world player, and I believe four years of Culture Night Belfast has been a major factor in developing the rich arts-based… Continue reading #CNLisburn: Time to get Lisburn trending

CULTURE

#CNLisburn: Time to get Lisburn trending

Belfast is an exciting place to be these days. Year-round, the city is buzzing with arts and entertainment and barely a month goes by without a music or arts festival. Culturally, Belfast has become a world player, and I believe four years of Culture Night Belfast has been a major factor in developing the rich arts-based identity it now enjoys. Just eight miles down the road, little sister Lisburn remains somewhat in its shadow.