What’s on this Weekend – 22nd – 24th Feb 2019

Written by on February 22, 2019

Tim Peake’s Spacecraft Tour at Ulster Transport Museum
Wednesday 20 February – Sunday 12 May
Ulster Folk & Transport Museum, Cultra, Holywood
£: Nomal admission prices aplly
T:028 9042 8428
W: Tim Peake
An exciting opportunity to see a real astronaut capsule. The Soyuz capsule, which transported British astronaut Tim Peake safely back to Earth after his mission on the International Space Station is landing at the Ulster Transport Museum. The Soyuz TMA-19M capsule transported European Space Agency astronaut, Tim Peake, and his crewmates Yuri Malenchenko and Tim Kopra to the International Space Station on the Principia mission.See Tim Peake’s Sokol KV-2 emergency spacesuit. Enjoy interactive displays about the International Space Station and learn about life in space.  
Peace Day: A play by Philip Orr 
Friday 22/7.30pm Comber British Legion
Saturday 23/7.30pm Bangor British Legion

£: Free, but please contact Ards and North Down Borough Council Good Relations to register your interest  
T: 028 9182 4076
This 45 minute explores the experience of one military wife who is dealing with her husband’s PTSD and looks back to the plight of returning veterans after the end of the First World War.  The drama will be followed by discussion.     
Donaghadee Community Choir, Michelle Baird and The Bangor Yukes
Friday 22 February/7.45pm 
Carnalea Methodist Church, Rathmore Road, Bangor
£: Donation £10 (including light supper) 
W: Carnalea Methodist
 
Northern Ireland Puddle Jumping Championships
Friday 22 – Sunday 24 February
Castle Espie Wetland Centre, Ballydrain Road, Comber, BT23 6EA
£: included in admission
T: 028 9187 4146
W: Castle Espie
Make a BIG SPLASH this February at Castle Espie by entering the Northern Ireland Puddle Jumping Championships. Grab your wellies, get outside and have a splashing time creating the biggest, craziest splashes possible! Enjoy live music and fun with the family while you splash the day away!
Coffee + Kids Fun Crafts 
Saturday 23 February/10.30am-12.00pm
Walter Nelson Hall, Main Street, Groomsport
BT19 6JR
£: Free 
T: 028 9146 2552
W: Groomsport Presbyterian Church
Bring your family and enjoy a cup of tea while your children/ grandchildren have fun making crafts.
Afternoon Tea at Echlinville  
Saturday 23 February/2pm

Echlinville Distillery, Gransha Road, Kircubbin, BT22  1AJ
£: £35
T: 028 4273 8597
W: Echlinville
Enjoy a delightful afternoon tea, tour and tasting at the Echlinville Distillery. Relax with a welcome drink, take a tour of our field-to-glass distillery, then return to the ballroom of the historic Echlinville Manor House to indulge in a delightful selection of savoury and sweet treats accompanied by our award-winning spirits. Booking essential.
Baby Boot Sale
Saturday 23 February/2pm-6pm

Bangor Aurora and Aquatic Centre,  3 Valentine Road, Bangor;  BT20 4TH
Take a stall & declutter your home £10
Visit and find your baby bargain £2
Playing Maggie
Saturday 23 February

Portico, Meeting House Street,
Portaferry BT22 1LE
£: £17; under 25’s £5
T: 028 4272 8808
W: Portico
“Master of the self-written character monologue, Pip Utton lifts the genre onto a new plane with his embodiment of Margaret Thatcher” (The Stage). A fascinating exploration of an actor facing the challenge of Playing Maggie. Includes an in-character Q&A. What would you like to ask Maggie?
Sir Samuel Kelly Project Fundraising Concert
Saturday 23 February/from 9.30pm
Donaghadee Golf Club, 84 Warren Road, Donaghadee, BT21 0PQ
£: £10 from Dunn’s Footwear,  Golf Club Bar or Alan Couser on 07808 366930
W: Donaghadee Heritage
Donaghadee Heritage Preservation Company presents “Abba meets Blondie” brought to you by Golf Club regulars, Solid Gold.  
Lighthouses around Ireland and Beyond
Monday 25 February/7.45pm

£: £3 visitors
T: 07805 096958
W: Donaghadee-Historical-Society
Donaghadee Methodist Church Hall, Donaghadee
Donaghadee Historical Society present a talk by Dr Gordon Millington. 

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