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    Eating Out this Christmas

    Take the hard work out of Christmas and enjoy a festive dinner at one of Lisburn & Castlereagh’s many fine eateries. With locally sourced ingredients and a touch of Christmas spirit you’re sure to have the most wonderful time of the year! The Ivanhoe Hotel & Inn, Carryduff Tale of Spice, Dundonald Temple Golf Restaurant,... Read more >

    Christmas Opening Hours

    Christmas opening hours It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Whether you’ve got this years presents wrapped up already or you’re still waiting to find that perfect something for your family and friends, why not keep this handy blog at your fingertips to help you with all your last minute shopping? With late night opening in... Read more >

    Christmas Markets & Winter Workshops

    Get set  for Christmas and find some special gift ideas at the Winter markets coming up in the Lisburn & Castlereagh area. Including arts and crafts, children’s workshops and artisan food –  you’ll find everything you need this festive season! Christmas Farmers’ Market at the Inns Christmas comes to Inns Market on Saturday 16th December from 10am to 2pm.... Read more >

    Shopping for Christmas

    Whether you are super organised or a last minute shopper at Christmas, take a look around the wide variety of shopping centres and boutiques in the Lisburn & Castlereagh area. From big brands to local crafts, you’re sure to find your perfect gift. Forestside Shopping Centre Forestside Shopping Centre in Castlereagh is an ideal start... Read more >

    Our Top Autumn Picks

    Need some quick ideas for this Autumn? Look no further, here are our top picks from offers in the city to atmospheric walks! Lagan Tow Path The Lagan Valley Tow Path provides an excellent walk full of wildlife and wonder all the way to Belfast! The route is 11 miles long with soft surfaced paths away... Read more >

    Village Focus – Dundonald

    The beautiful village of Dundonald stands on the site of the largest man-made hill in Ireland. Once a motte and bailey, the village has now become a hub of excitement and entertainment for all the family. With excellent travel links to Lisburn, Belfast and more, it’s ideal for a day out or even a long... Read more >

    Summer’s not over yet

    Though we’re flying through August, don’t be disheartened as Summer’s not over yet! There’s still time to keep the kids busy or make the most of the good weather while we have it. Fantastic choices include the Ulster Aviation Society, Lyons Karting and many more in Lisburn Castlereagh.  The Ulster Aviation Society The Ulster Aviation... Read more >
    Arts & Culture - Neil Shawcross

    Arts & Culture – Neil Shawcross

    Arts & Culture Lisburn & Castlereagh’s Arts & Culture scene has been going from strength to strength throughout the past number of years. Musicians, actors and award winning artists represent the local Arts scene across every medium. We’ve endeavoured, through this blog-spot,  to shine a spotlight on our local talent, highlight how progressive the movement... Read more >

    Weekend Events August

    Kick start your weekend with a variety of events and activities on your doorstep. With events including the Inns Market and activities such as Spruce Meadows, you’ll never be at a loose end in Lisburn & Castlereagh. Old Meets New at the Ulster Grand Prix To celebrate the start of Ulster Grand Prix Bike Week 2017, an... Read more >

    Event Accommodation

    With August being our busiest month with events such as the Ulster Grand Prix, Moira Food Fair and Hilden Beer & Music Festival; we’ve compiled a list of some of our fantastic accommodation providers all over Lisburn & Castlereagh. La Mon Hotel La Mon is family friendly with great leisure & spa breaks and most... Read more >