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Festivals & Celebrations

NIEA festivals and celebrations are a fun way to satisfy all the senses; from bog snorkelling, treasure trails, theatre, music and local organic food events, to exploring special sites and properties that would normally be closed to the public, enjoy the entertainment and learning experiences for all ages!

Places To Visit

Bank Holiday Monday at Carrickfergus Castle, Carrickfergus

Have-a-go Archery at Carrickfergus Castle this Bank holiday Monday. Try your hand at shooting the longbow, the ultimate distance weapon of the Middle Ages.

Meet the Normans! at Carrickfergus Castle, Carrickfergus

Meet the Normans! Is your name Norman (or Norma), if so come along and join lots of other Normans at Carrickfergus Castle including John De Courcy and his men. History comes to life with music, crafts, characters and soldiers. All Normans and Normas, get a reduced admission fee on proof of Norman-ness!

Apple Day at Peatlands Park, Dungannon

Come celebrate Armagh's apple heritage and see a wonderful diversity of apple varieties from all around the world, with more than 100 varieties to see and taste.

Harry Potter Hallowe'en at Crawfordsburn, Helens Bay, Bangor

All you Potterheads out there! Here's the event you've been waiting for.

Autumn Festival at Crawfordsburn, Helens Bay, Bangor

The Autumn Festival is back with an apple theme. Celebrating all things Apple, the day will be packed with fun activities, games, stalls and competitions for the whole family.

Hallowe'en at Carrickfergus Castle, Carrickfergus

Do you dare visit creepy Carrickfergus Castle on this scariest of days?

Download Wonderful Days Out Calendar 2014
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