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Summer in the City 2022 programme

🎉‘Summer in the City’ launches on Monday 6 June at 11am🎉 This year’s programme is jam packed with activity schemes and sports courses to keep children entertained throughout the summer months. It’s the perfect guide for busy parents looking to get their little ones active! The Council’s summer scheme is

Ongoing

Hide and Sheep Augmented Reality Trail

W5, Belfast Belfast

Explore W5 with Shaun the Sheep and enjoy a game of Hide & Sheep this summer! How to Play: Before your visit, download the ‘Hide & Sheep’ App via the App Store or Google Play. On the day of your visit, open the app and enter our W5 venue Code

Elmer’s Big Belfast Trail

Elmer and 30 of his uniquely decorated friends will appear on the streets of Belfast to form the biggest-ever public art trail the city has seen, running for ten weeks until 31st August 2022. With a blaze of colour and creativity, Elmer and his friends bring a ton of fun

Free

Junior Wetland Rangers – WWT Castle Espie

Castle Espie Castle Espie Wetland Centre, Comber

Become a Junior Wetland Ranger this summer at WWT Castle Espie! Learn what it takes to care for our beautiful wetlands and help us with our daily mission to save wetland nature. Set off to explore and take part in fun activities to discover what makes wetlands amazing. With exciting

Irish Craft Heroes

Botanic Gardens College Park, Botanic Avenue, Belfast

Irish Craft Heroes is a highly-visual, outdoor panel trail celebrating Ireland’s inspirational craftspeople and makers whose work has contributed to the rich tapestry of craft and design practice in Ireland. The exhibition charts the evolution of the craft and design sector on the island of Ireland over the last 50

Free
Recurring

Imagination Station at The MAC

The MAC The MAC, Belfatst

Create inspiration wherever inspiration hits at one of the Imagination Stations stuffed with art supplies and activity sheets for grown ups.

Free
Recurring

Bright Sparks summer camp

W5 Odyssey Pavillion, Belfast

Bright Sparks is W5’s unique and exciting week-long summer camp for inquisitive young minds aged 8 to 11. Participants in Bright Sparks will get hands-on in a range of exciting, science-based activities such as crime labs, rocket races, animation, and building challenges. Each day will have its own theme and

£150
Recurring

The Night-Time Adventure Of Moondust & Sundance – Geraldine Hamoonga Michelo

The Marketplace Theatre & Arts Centre Market Street, Armagh

When Moondust finds Sundance lost and unable to find their way home, the two small spirits set out on an epic adventure coming face to face with trolls, goblins, and even a unicorn! Getting lost as a child herself, Geraldine explores her love of nature, folklore and fantasy. The exhibition

Free
Recurring

Wonderland Wood Trail

Antrim Castle Gardens Randalstown Rd, Antrim

This enchanting trail will take you on an adventure around the Gardens to less well known paths and places with the interactive booklet entertaining all of the family as you follow the clues, discover the beautiful features and unlock the magic of Wonderland Wood! Grins, giggles and fun galore are

Free – £8
Recurring

Astronaut George

Armagh Planetarium College Hill, Armagh

Astronaut George is a perfect introduction to the planets in our Solar System for pre-school kids. During this full-dome show George investigates the best planet to live on and the dangers lurking on the surface of other planets in our Solar System. But will he find any alien friends to play with? Join us and find

Free – £5
Recurring

The Mourne Eye

The Mourne Eye Castle Park, Newcastle

The Mourne Eye located in the heart of Newcastle at Castle Park. Stunning Panoramic views from the Big Wheel.

£3.50 – £4.50

Pond dipping at WWT Castle Espie

Castle Espie Castle Espie Wetland Centre, Comber

Grab a net and delve into pond dipping when you visit us this summer. We have everything you need to discover a whole new world of wetland species: nets, trays, magnifying glasses and identity cards. Our friendly Learning Team are also on hand to help and answer any questions you

Recurring

Look Up! A Summer Night Sky Tour

Armagh Planetarium College Hill, Armagh

Adults & Over 8's Produced by Armagh Observatory and Planetarium "Look Up!" is a seasonal tour around the night sky as seen from Ireland. Let our presenters guide you through the beautiful objects and constellations seen at this time of year. This show is ideal for anyone starting out in

£6 – £28