What’s on the weekend – 19th – 21st Oct 2018

Written by on October 19, 2018

Bangor Drama Club present Murder In Company 
Wednesday 17 – Saturday 20 October/ 8pm
Studio 1A, Hamilton Road, Bangor
£: £10
T: 028 9127 0069
W: Bangor Drama Club
As the nights are drawing in what better than a good murder mystery play to entertain you!  A dramatic society is assembling in a church hall to rehearse a production of a mystery-thriller under its somewhat dictatorial director Philip Stephens.  Events and strains within the company, however, more than equal those in the play they are to present.  The rehearsal proceeds under difficulties until the mysterious death of the caretaker brings the situation of the who-dunnit  even more closely into real life. It transpires that almost everyone might, and could, have murdered the dead man – eventually the identity of the killer is revealed.

Wine Tasting Dinner at the Portaferry Hotel
Friday 19 October/7.30pm
Portaferry Hotel, The Strand,
Portaferry, BT22 1PE
£: 50 per person
T: 028 4272 8231
W: Portaferry Hotel
Join us for a delicious locally sourced 5 course taster menu carefully designed by our Head Chef, Rod More. Each course is paired with wine expertly selected by Niall Diver Head of Wines @ Drinksology.

St Gall’s Celebration Concert featuring the award winning choir “Harmony Too”
Friday 19 October/ 7.30pm
St Gall’s Parish Chuch, Crawfordsburn Road, Bangor
£: £10 (to include supper)
T: 028 9185 3810
Harmony Too are formed from a larger award winning choir called “Lisburn Harmony Ladies Choir”
All proceeds to St Gall’s Building Fund

American Wrestling comes to Newtownards
Friday 19 October/ 7.30pm
Queen’s Hall, Newtownards, BT23 4EN
£: Adult £15, Child £10, Family £10
W: Wrestling
Dunkan Disorderly, the Irish People’s Champion and Britain’s Best of the Best, is on selected tour at at the Queen’s Hall.

Cracks by Quintessence Theatre
Saturday 20 October/8pm
Web Theatre, North Street,
Newtownards, BT23 4DE
£: £8 (£4 for groups of ten or more)
T: 8.00pm
W: Ards Arts
A powerful piece of devised theatre from An Tain Arts Centre’s Company-In-Residence exploring the issue of mental illness in Ireland.
“I’m falling between the cracks in myself, and I don’t know how to crawl back out…”
In this darkly comical and deeply moving new play an unsuccessful suicide attempt leaves young Leanne Dowd estranged and attempting to pick up the pieces of a life still shattered by mental illness.
Quintessence Theatre use their innovative physical ensemble story-telling techniques mingled with multi-media platforms of film and music to poignantly explore the profound struggle individuals with mental illness face on a daily basis in Ireland today.

Reptile Awareness Day
Sunday 21 October/10am – 5pm
Exploris, Castle Street, Portaferry, BT22 1NZ
£: included in admission
T:  028 4272 8062
W: Exploris
Learn all about our reptilian friends through extra demos plus “meet & greets” throughout the day, with Sir David the friendly Iguana or Cornelis the Corn Snake.


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