What’s on this weekend – 26th – 28th Jan 2018

Written by on January 25, 2018

The Princess Victoria Disaster and Donaghadee Lifeboat the Sir Samuel Kelly

Thursday 25 – Saturday 27 January/11am – 4pm

Donaghadee Parish Hall, Donaghadee

An exhibition by Donaghadee Heritage Preservation Company on the Princess Victoria Disaster and Donaghadee Lifeboat Sir Samuel Kelly marking the 65th anniversary of the sinking of the Princess Victoria.
Friday 26 January/7.45pm

Donaghadee Parish Hall, Donaghadee

Talk by Stephen Cameron on the Princess Victoria Disaster when the ship sank with the loss of 133 lives.
Sunday 28 January/3.30pmDonaghadee Parish Church, Donaghadee

A commemoration service remembering those involved in the Princess Victoria Disaster 65 years ago.

Motorbike Show

Friday 26 & Saturday 27 January/5pm – 10pm and 10am – 5pm

First Comber Presbyterian Church, High Street, Comber
£: £3
T: 028 9754 1952
See a display of all types of motorbikes – road racing, motocross, classic bikes and new models for 2018. Memorabilia, parts, accessories, historical film and old photographs will also be on display. Auction at 8pm on Friday. Proceeds to Air Ambulance NI.

Seacourt Members’ Exhibition & Print Sale

Thursday 25 & Friday 26 January

Unit 20 Dunlop Industrial Units, 8 Balloo Drive, BT19 7QY
T: 028 9146 0595
This exhibition of original prints by Seacourt members provides the perfect opportunity to purchase an original artwork at affordable prices. Etchings, lithographs, screen prints and digital works will be until the 26 January 2018.

FNL – Ted Ponsonby and Errol Walsh with Joe Murray

Friday 26 January/8pm

Ards Arts Centre, Conway Square, Newtownards, BT23 4NP £7 BYOB
T: 028 91810803
W: ardsarts.com

Errol Walsh and Ted Ponsonby will be joined by Hoe Murray on bass and harmonies, a trio offering a seclection of country, blues and folk steeped in the Americana tradition. Expect some fine picking and seasoned vocals and harmonies from this experienced trio.

Tour and tasting at Echlinville

Saturday 27 January/2pm

Echlinville Distillery, Echlinville House, 62 Gransha Rd, Newtownards, BT22 1AJ
£: £15 per person
T: 028 4273 8597

W: www.echlinville.com

Echlinville Tours offer a real insight into the workings of Northern Ireland’s first licenced distillery in over 125 years. Guests will be personally welcomed and guided through the process, from the barley arriving from the fields, through to the maturation warehouse where the Angels are certainly enjoying their share! Includes light refreshments.

Owl Man at Castle Espie

Sunday 28 January/ 4pm

Castle Espie, 78 Ballydrain Road, Comber, BT23 6EA
£: Included with admission
T: 028 9187 4146
W: www.wwt.org.uk/wetland-centres/castle-espie
Don Scott returns to Castle Espie with his amazing selection of owls.

Big Garden Birdwatch weekend

Saturday 27 & Sunday 28/11am-3pm

Crawfordsburn Country Park
T: 07956 267116
Join Dot Blakely and members of North Down Birdwatching Club for the RSPB Big Garden Bird Watch. Watch the birds on the feeder, make a fat ball, and get tips on bird ID.

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