The inside of a house at the Ulster American Folk Park

The inside of a house at the Ulster American Folk Park

THE Northern Ireland Tourist Board (NITB) has put together a list of 10 exciting things to do in Northern Ireland over the next week (April 14-20).

For more details click on www.discovernorthernireland.com/events, visit your local tourist information centre or log onto http://www.facebook.com/discovernorthernireland

Causeway Coast Surf Festival, West Bay, Portrush, Co. Antrim, April 19-20. Enjoy a fun day at the beach as surfers take to the waves competing in contests while spectators can soak up the atmosphere with music, film, photography, art, activities and more.

Easter Celebrations at the Folk Park, Ulster American Folk Park, Omagh, Co. Tyrone, until April 21. Stallholders, shopkeepers, travelling journeymen and entertainers will keep you amused along with traditional crafts of spinning, basket weaving and rope making while young visitors can help feed the spring lambs and young chicks.

Easter Festival at Titanic Belfast, Titanic Belfast, Belfast,April 19-22. Experience some family fun over Easter at Titanic Belfast with lots of family activities in the main atrium from face painting to seasonal themed crafts.

Arts In The Woods, An Creagan Visitor Centre, Omagh, Co. Tyrone, April 16-18. A family friendly workshop encouraging children of primary school age to explore their creative abilities using a combination of arts and storytelling.

Circuit of Ireland Rally 2014, Titanic Quarter, Belfast, April 17-19. This year’s rally is the 4th round of the FIA European Rally Championship, beginning and ending at Belfast’s Titanic Quarter, competitors will also visit Newtownards and Lisburn with 19 challenging stages in Counties Antrim and Down.

The Three Billy Goats Gruff, Navan Centre & Fort, Armagh, Co. Armagh, April 19-22. Enjoy a great family day out at the Navan Centre, enjoy a farmyard trail, have your face painted and make a headpiece with a goat theme as you set off on an adventure with the Three Billy Goats Gruff.

Full Moon Kayaking on Strangford Lough, Clearsky Adventure Centre, Strangford, Co. Down, April 16. Take in the beautiful surroundings with a truly unique experience of paddling on Strangford Lough by moonlight. Learn kayaking skills and have fun under the watchful eye of expert instructors.

Llama Trekking Tuesdays, The Jungle NI, Moneymore, Co. Londonderry, April 15. Experience the rare delight and therapeutic pleasure of Llama trekking through the enchanting forest, this novel activity is suitable for all ages.

Eggstreme Egg Hunt and Bunny Cruise, Share Discovery Village, Lisnaskea, Co. Fermanagh, April 20-21. A day with a difference for the family as you hunt for Easter bunnies on an orienteering egg hunt then cruise aboard the bunny boat with balloon modelling, face painting, Easter egg hunt, games and prizes.

Grainne Duffy, The Courtyard Theatre, Newtownabbey, Co Antrim, April 19. Enjoy the sounds of Grainne as she returns with her dynamic live show following the release of her new album Test of Time which features various musical styles ranging from pop, soul and rock.

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