What’s on this weekend – 20th & 21st Jan 2018

Written by on January 20, 2018

The Helen’s Bay Players present “An Evening with a Difference”

Wednesday 17 January – Saturday 20 January/8pm

St John’s Hall, Fort Road, Helen’s Bay
£: 8 includes refreshments
T: 028 9127 0069
There are two presentations to entertain you. The atmosphere will be convivial: the audience will be able to relax, sitting at tables while they enjoy a glass of wine or soft drink with nibbles whilst watching first a reading of ‘The Death of Me’, an uproarious comedy.

Following the interval, the Players will bring to the stage another comedy, which is an original script by member Clare Childs. ‘Crafty Article’ is her first venture on to the public stage.

Have a Go: Hedge Laying

Saturday 20 January/10am – 3pm

Horse Island, Off A20, Kircubbin, Newtownards £: Free, donations welcome
T: 028 4278 7769
W: nationaltrust.org.uk/mount-stewart

Learn about the craft of hedge laying with the National Trust. Booking essential.

Dot Blakely and North Down Bird Watching Club

Saturday 20 January – Sunday 21 January/11am-3pm

Crawfordsburn Country Park, 32 Bridge Road South, Helen’s Bay
£: Charges may apply
T: 07956 267116
Big Garden Birdwatch training on the 20 and 21 Jan for the RSPB Big Garden Birdwatch on the 27 and 28 Jan.

Join Dot Blakely and members of North Down Birdwatching Club for the RSPB Big Garden Bird Watch. Watch the birds on the feeder and get tips on bird ID. Kids will have the opportunity to make fat balls for birds, ice a shortbread garden bird, colour bird pictures and more.

Creative Arts and Crafts Programme

Various dates throughout January

Ulster Folk and Transport Museum, Cultra, BT18 0EU
£: Cost applies
T: 028 9042 8428
Why not take time out this year to learn a new skill or develop an existing one? The Ulster Folk Museum looks forward to welcoming you to one of their classes.

Painting Masterclass by Brian and Lisa Ballard – sold out

Saturday 20 January.10am – 4pm

Ards Arts Centre, Conway Square, Newtownards, BT23 4NP £: £45
T: 028 9181 0803
W: ardsarts.com

Brian and Lisa Ballard will facilitate this full day painting masterclass concentrating on the nude female figure.

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