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Fusion Theatre reveals next year’s shows

Lisburn’s award winning youth theatre company, Fusion Theatre, have revealed plans to bring two exciting shows to the stage next year.

Theatre and Comedy
Mother of two Charlotte Cassie Clemie, from Lisburn, is the first Northern Irish woman set to compete at Mrs Galaxy International

Local mother of two prepares for Miss Galaxy International contest

Mother of two Charlotte Cassie Clemie, from Lisburn, is the first Northern Irish woman set to compete at Mrs Galaxy International.

Arts
Tickets on sale now for Tom Odell’s Belfast show

Tickets on sale now for Tom Odell’s Belfast show

Tickets are now on sale for Tom Odell’s Belfast gig at The Telegraph Building on October 13.

Music
Pictured at the Cult�rlann McAdam " Fiaich Irish language cultural and arts centre on the Falls Road in Belfast is Ciara Cormican, 17, from Lisburn, a promising young photographer who was recently announced as one of the winners of the first-ever Quilter Cheviot Award as part of the 2018 Belfast Photo Festival Compact.

Young photographer snaps up new award

A promising young visual artist from Lisburn has won an award as part of the 2018 Belfast Photo Festival Compact, in association with Quilter Cheviot Investment Management.

Arts
Kick start the school summer holidays this week at the Grand Opera House Family Festival

Kick start the school summer holidays this week at the Grand Opera House Family Festival

The sun is shining and the schools are out, so why not head over to the Grand Opera House this week for its fabulous Family Festival, sponsored by ISL Waste Management?

Theatre and Comedy
Paediatric nurse Katharine Walker has spoken of her passion for working with children, which she wishes to continue to highlight during her work with the Northern Ireland Hospice

Newly crowned Miss NI maintains ‘hugely rewarding’ role as children’s nurse

Paediatric nurse Katharine Walker tells KATHRYN MCKENNA why she’s not planning to leave her day job despite winning the coveted Miss Northern Ireland crown

Arts
One of the books included in the prize

Enter short story competition and win Eason top summer reads

We have teamed up with Eason, Northern Ireland’s leading retailer of books, stationery, magazines and much more to give you the chance to win a fabulous bundle of their top summer reads.

Arts
BBC Proms in the Park presenters Claire McCollum and Noel Thompson join forces with Lord Mayor of Belfast, Councillor Deirdre Hargey to announce this year's event, which takes place at the Titanic Slipways in Belfast on Saturday, September 8.

Get your tickets for Proms in the Park

Proms in the Park, BBC Northern Ireland’s biggest classical music party of the year, will return to the Titanic Slipways in Belfast on Saturday, September 8.

Music
Interactive map

New interactive map tackles embarrassment around debt advice

Embarrassment is a key factor preventing people in financial difficulty asking for help, research has revealed. Being unaware of the help available also contributes to delays in seeking advice.
Arts
Chairman of the council's Leisure & Community Development Committee, Alderman James Tinsley along with local children launching this year's Summer in the City guide.

Lots of opportunities for children to get active this summer

Lisburn & Castlereagh City Council is encouraging children to get active this summer and enjoy a range of energetic activities and sports courses as part of the popular ‘Summer in the City’ guide.

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The Big Walk NI team, with Lisburn woman Amanda Kirkpatrick (left).

Big Walk visit puts Lisburn community groups in the spotlight

Fun, food and friendship will be on the menu on Monday, May 21 as Lisburn Creative Collective invites people to join them at Penny Square from 9.30am - 10.30am for a special visit from The Big Walk.

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Jacqueline Gibson, Castlescreen Farm; Carole Kearney, Armstrong's Twisted Fish; Alderman Allan Ewart MBE, Chairman of the Lisburn & Castlereagh City Council's Development Committee; Lee White, Cottage Garden Plants and Damien Tumelty, Castlescreen Farm team up to launch this year's Hillsborough Farmers Markets. Pic by Philip Magowan, PressEye

Hillsborough Farmers’ Market returns for 2018

Hillsborough Farmers’ Market will return for summer 2018 with three markets scheduled to take place on the last Saturday of May, June and July.

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Listullycurran Orange Hall, Listullycurran Road, Dromore. Pic by Google

Lodge invites people to free party to celebrate Royal wedding

Listullycurran Truth Defenders LOL 616 will host a free Royal Wedding Party this Saturday, May 19 to celebrate the marriage of HRH Prince Harry and Meghan Markle.

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Highland dancers Eilidh Milne, Kirsty Gillies and Hope Brooke from the Christine Aitken Academy of Dance and piper Alan McGeoch from Johnstone Pipe Band give people a taste of what they can expect at the British Pipe Band Championships in Paisley on May 19. Pic by Mark F Gibson

Local pipe band to take on some of the world’s best

The Field Marshal Montgomery will be up against some of the world’s best pipe bands when they travel to Paisley next weekend to compete in one of the biggest competitions in the piping calendar.

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Peter Corry will be performing at Wallace Park, Lisburn on June 23.

Tickets on sale for ‘People’s Concert’

Life doesn’t get much better than listening to live music with family and friends outdoors, so pack a picnic and start your summer on a high note with The People’s Concert in Wallace Park on June 23 (7pm – 9:30pm).

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McCalls of Lisburn

Mark McCall gives his top 10 tips for grooms on how to find the perfect suit

As the Royal Wedding fast approaches, Mark McCall from men’s fashion retailer McCalls of Lisburn tells Kathryn McKenna why it’s not just all about the bride’s dress

Arts
Pictured at the Wallace Fountain in Wallace Park, Lisburn are the Mayor, Councillor Tim Morrow and Alderman James Tinsley, Chairman of the council's Leisure & Community Development Committee, dressed in Victorian style to promote the upcoming Sir Richard Wallace bicentenary celebrations, which will include singer Peter Corry (middle).

Events to celebrate life of famous humanitarian Sir Richard Wallace

A series of special events will take place over the coming months to celebrate the 200th anniversary of the birth of the famous humanitarian, politician and art collector, Sir Richard Wallace.

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Pictured (l-r) are Festival Curator Jan Carson, John Hewitt Society General Manager Hilary Copeland, John Hewitt Society Chair Tony Kennedy OBE and Alderman Allan Ewart MBE.

Village to host celebration of books, poetry, music and film

A new three-day book festival due to take place in Hillsborough this weekend promises to provide visitors and residents with a new perspective on the picturesque Georgian village.

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TV Licensing

Help at hand if you have problems paying your TV Licence

TV Licensing are encouraging people in financial difficulties in Northern Ireland to ask for help if they are struggling to pay for a TV Licence.
Arts
South Eastern Regional College, Castle Street, Lisburn are performing mini beauty treatments including file and polish, back massage and mini facials

Beauty treatments help raise cash for depression charity

Students go for charity glamour

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