Many thrills and spills at the exciting Cookstown 100 races this month

Many thrills and spills at the exciting Cookstown 100 races this month

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 21-27).

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

Brian Boru Festival, various venues, Armagh, Co. Armagh, April 22 – May 4. The ancient Cathedral City of Armagh will commemorate the life and times of Brian Boru, in this the 1,000th anniversary of his death, with events including a warrior re-enactment, Viking long-boats, a Viking tented village and more.

Pan Celtic Festival, various venues, City of Derry, April 22 – 27. The festival attracts visitors from across Ireland and the Celtic nations with events including the Festival Parade, harp, fiddle, piping, choral and traditional singing competitions along with themed nights and a Camogie Blitz.

The Single Speed European Championships, Castlewellan Forest Park, Castlewellan, Co. Down, April 25-27. Single speed mountain bikers and friends can enjoy a fun weekend of sporting action as well as camping, food and drink and entertainment.

Cookstown 100, various venues, Cookstown, Co. Tyrone, until April 26. A host of events are set to take place in the build up to the Cookstown 100 including a Vintage Vehicle Run, Classic Bike Run and a Practice Day.

Bangor Easter Parade & Fun Day, town centre, Bangor, Co. Down, April 21. Enjoy a family Easter day out in Bangor with variety of entertainment including the Easter Parade, Lego Live Show with talented motor bikers and a Spring Fair.

Thai Belfast Festival, T13 Urban Sports Academy, Belfast, April 27. The festival offers a colourful and vibrant fusion of culture with traditional music, fashion, glamour and cuisine as well as Thai dancing, Muay Thai boxing and relaxing Thai massage.

Picnic in the Park, Forthill, Enniskillen, Co. Fermanagh, April 21. Enjoy an Easter picnic at Forthill with friends and family and explore and discover the beautiful Victorian park along with music, an Easter Egg trail and family games.

Easter Walk, Glenarm Forest, Glenarm, Co. Antrim, April 21. Families can get their walking shoes on this Easter and add a spring to their step with various walks available from the traditional Easter Egg Trail to more advanced walks with trained leaders.

Thrills and Spills, Roe Valley Country Park, Limavady, Co. Londonderry, April 23. A day of exciting adventure for the family with orienteering through the park followed by a picnic lunch to refresh ahead of a thrilling abseil down O’Cahans Rock.

The Legend of Luke Kelly, Ardhowen Theatre, Enniskillen, Co. Fermanagh, April 26. A popular tribute show to the iconic Luke Kelly of The Dubliners featuring the vocals of Chris Kavanagh as he takes you on a journey through Luke’s numerous hit songs and music.

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