02 Jun 2019 Derry – The Walled City Marathon sees athletes from across Ireland, Britain and across the world arrive in the city to compete over a stunning 26.2 mile course that takes in all the sights and sounds of the city.Opening times 08:30 Free to spectate.
August 16th – 18th 2019. Everglades Hotel / Derry~LondonderryWe’re delighted to announce that Ireland’s best international tattoo convention is back in the Maiden City, August 16th – 18th 2019. Now in its 9th year, Maiden City Ink is the most popular tattoo convention in Northern Ireland, creating the perfect opportunity to get inked by award winning artists from all over the globe. Whether you’re looking to get inked, show off your body art or curb your curiosity, you’re guaranteed a weekend full of great tattoos, great craic and great atmosphere.Prices – £5 Per Day
03rd August – 10th August 2019 The Maiden City Festival brings the old city of Londonderry to life through a week of music, dance, theatre and pageant.
August 15th – August 17th 2019 Ballymully Cottage Farm, Limavady, BT49 0NQThe Multi-award winning Stendhal Festival returns to Ballymully Cottage farm for a ninth year this August 15,16 and 17th in the picturesque surrounds of Ballymully Cottage Farm Limavady. With a packed programme of Music, Comedy, Poetry, Art, a dedicated family programme and much, much more, Stendhal is a cavalcade of creativity for all. As Northern Ireland’s biggest and most acclaimed Grassroots music and arts Festival, expect three days of the very best in internally acclaimed and home-grown talent across a multitude of genres that will entertain, inspire and delight. Immerse yourself in the arts in a creative wonderland that…
Limavady and Bellerena Annual Sheep Dog Trials. July 13, 2019 Location: Cloghan Road, Drumsurn, LimavadyOpen Class only, 2 dogs per handler. 8.00 am start.Open Class Only. 8.00 am start.3 dogs taken before 8.00 am. 2 dogs until 10.00 am. 1 dog after 10.00 am.Entries will be taken on field. Entry fee £8 or €10 Pre-entry first 60 dogs.All proceeds in aid of charity.Further info from Sarah McFarland Tel: 07703 359864
Fantastic entertainment is promised during the Bushmills Salmon & Whiskey Festival with sumptuous tastings of salmon and live cookery demonstrations in the cookery theatre marquee. There will also be an abundance of themed dishes in the local restaurants, along with whiskey tastings in the distillery, tours of the salmon station, artisan stalls, heritage talks, craft workshops, live traditional music and dance and many street performers that add to a splendid atmosphere during this ever popular festival. June 7, 2019 – June 10, 2019
This International Airshow 2 day even will be held on Saturday 31st August – Sunday 1st September 2019. The event features flying displays of a rich mix of modern and history, civilian and military aircraft. This is a flagship event hosted in the popular seaside resort of Portrush.
Westeros might feel like another world, but the Seven Kingdoms in are very real, and they aren’t far away. The dramatic landscape of Game of Thrones® finds a home in Northern Ireland. As one of the key filming locations for the hit television show, this is a place where fantasy comes to life. You can imagine White Walkers roaming the forests, direwolves howling in the night and dragons soaring overheard. So be brave, and take your first steps down the Kingsroad to discover the wonders of Westeros…
The Race of Legends (FRIDAY 26TH AND SATURDAY 27TH JULY 2019 ) Over the last 10 years, the Armoy races has firmly established itself as the last weekend in July so It’s time to book your 2019 holiday dates keeping in mind that the Armoy races is now a week long experience starting on Saturday 19th July and continues throughout the week with a festival of community and motoring events culminating in Friday (26th) qualifying and Saturdays (27th) ‘Race of Legends’.
Dog Leap Rally. August 3, 2019 Visitors to the area can enjoy the thrilling Dog Leap Rally this August at Shackleton in Ballykelly. Attracting top Northern Ireland and Republic of Ireland rally drivers and co-drivers, the events are rated the best rally events off the public roads in Northern Ireland.Added to this is the spectacular Eagles Rock Hillclimb, one of Ireland’s oldest Hillclimbs, previously run by the Coleraine and District Motor Club, Maiden City MC now run this bank holiday week-end event, and draw some top competitors to the spectacular venue, overlooking the Magilligan / Benone resorts.
Causeway Coast Summer Street Entertainment. 8 Jul 2019 – 31 Aug 2019 Visitors to the Causeway Coast and Glens region can enjoy a variety of street theatre shows during the months of July and August in the various resorts. Suitable for all ages this annual family event is popular with locals and visitors each year. Come along and enjoy the street theatre, featuring exciting circus shows which incorporate a mix of slapstick comedy and circus skills including fire juggling, giant unicycles, stilt walking and fire breathing. 13:30 every Wenesday & Friday in Portrush 16.00 every Wednesday & Friday in Portstewart
From June 21, 2019 to June 23, 2019. The North Coast Association which is a supporter group for the National Trust holds a number of events throughout the year some of which are open to the public. The midsummer musical event held in the iconic venue of the Mussenden Temple, part of the Downhill Demense, is always a popular one. This year the Ulster Orchestra is returning with an ensemble which will play a variety of light and popular music items. There will be 3 concerts – Friday & Saturday evenings (19:30) and Sunday afternoon (15:00). Booking is essential.