Top 5 Sunny Evening walks

    With the weather picking up and the days stretching out, make the most of the sunny evenings. Whether you need ideas for the kids or are just in need of adventure – here are our top 5 picks. Moira Demesne Moira Demesne is located in the picturesque village of Moira. It’s situated off the Main Street and is... Read more >

    The Daily Grind – Great Coffee Near You

    We all need our morning kick or afternoon pick up. Whether you need a hot drink and  a nibble, are meeting friends for a natter or are recuperating after some Marathon prep – The Lisburn & Castlereagh area has lots to help you with the daily grind! Here are some ideas for great coffee locations near... Read more >

    It’s a family affair at Sunflowerfest

    Borne out of their own sons’ musical pursuits at young ages, Sunflowerfest organisers husband and wife Michael and Vanessa Magowan have worked tirelessly over the past years to develop the leading family-friendly force in the local music and arts scene.  Each year Sunflowerfest fosters a family-friendly spirit of community, co-creation and inclusivity – in keeping... Read more >
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    Get Marathon Motivated – 5 Top Tips

    From ideal forest trails to shorter routes, Lisburn & Castlereagh has a wide variety to get you prepared for the whole 13.1 miles, challenge yourself with the 10k or take part in the Fun Run this June! Here are our Top Five picks for the aspiring Marathon athletes, along with extra options for the family supporting you! The... Read more >


    George Best Belfast City Airport                                                                                                                                                       DROMARA PRODUCER ANNOUNCED AS FINALIST IN BELFAST CITY AIRPORT COMPETITION TO WIN £30K MARKETING PRIZE Abernethy Butter will be judged by top UK food critic Charles Campion at tasting session in competition to find NI’s ‘Best’ product George Best Belfast City Airport has announced that a product from Dromara has... Read more >

    Thousands of revellers to enjoy the ‘Ecotastic’ Family Fun Day at The Mayor’s Carnival

    Celebrating the ‘Ecotastic’ launch of this year’s City of Lisburn & Castlereagh Mayor’s Carnival Parade & Family Fun Day 2017 is The Right Worshipful The Mayor of Lisburn & Castlereagh, Councillor Brian Bloomfield, MBE.  The Mayor is joined by Councillor Tim Morrow, Chair of Leisure & Community Development, Lisburn & Castlereagh City Council, Valerie Cromie... Read more >

    May Bank Holiday Top Picks

    Need ideas for the upcoming bank holiday? Take a look at our May blog for weekend picks! May is a busy time  – everyone back to business after the Easter Break and then a bank holiday that you need to fill with ideas for the family! We’re here to help with our top picks for this... Read more >

    Festival organisers ‘roll out’ a partnership worth singing about

    Sunflowerfest organisers and performers scheduled to attend the three day summer festival in Hillsborough, County Down, ‘rolled’ up for a big announcement this week as the leading summer festival unveiled yet another surprise for festival-goers with a unique partnership with award-winning burrito bar Boojum. Credited with introducing Mexican street food to the Northern Ireland mainstream, Boojum’s... Read more >

    Food Focus – The Parson’s Nose

    The Parson’s Nose is one of Hillsborough Village’s many award winning restaurants. With a bespoke menu, friendly staff and excellent location peering over the lake within Hillsborough Castle Gardens; the atmosphere is one of reasonable decadence highlighted by historical nuances and modern facilities.    A room with a view Entering the recently refurbished premises, you’re welcomed... Read more >
    April Weekend Blog

    April Weekend

    Need some quick ideas for this April weekend? Look no further, here are our top picks from offers on golfing and hideaways from April showers!   Dubshed 2017 GTINI has grown Dubshed from small beginnings at the King’s Hall in Belfast, to a massive 2 day show at the Eikon Centre encompassing a wide variety... Read more >