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Make your way to the stunning Causeway Coast and Glens for wonderful events and festivals happening throughout the year. From vibrant music and concerts, to traditional country fairs, exhilarating world class road races as well as great walking, storytelling and maritime festivals - there's something for everyone!

Community Events

Causeway Archers, Cushendall

St Aloysius Hall, Coast Road, Cushendall. Every Tuesday evening from 7pm - 9pm and Sunday afternoons from 1pm - 3pm

The Club was established in July, 2012 and new members are very welcome.

For further information log on to: www.causewayarcherscushendall.webeden.co.uk/ www.facebook.com/causewayarchers.cushendall.9

Rhythm & Rhyme - Ballycastle

Ballycastle Library, Leyland Road, every Tuesday morning from 10am - 10.30 am

Rhymes, stories and songs for toddlers (children aged 0-4). (Must be accompanied by an adult) Admission free.

For further information tel: 0282076 2566,e: ballycastle.library@librariesni.org.uk website: www.librariesni.org.uk

Knit & Natter Club - Ballycastle

Ballycastle Library, Leyland Road, every Thursday from 6.30pm - 7.30pm -
Come and learn to knit or crochet (or just natter!) You can bring your own project or try a new one. All ages welcome. Admission free.

For further information tel: 0282076 2566, e: ballycastle.library@librariesni.org.uk, website: www.librariesni.org.uk

Bridge Class - Ballycastle

Ballycastle Library, Leyland Road, every Friday from 11am - 1.00 pm all year round.

This bridge class is for beginners and improvers. All ages welcome. Free notes available. Admission free.

For further information tel: 0282076 2566, e: ballycastle.library@librariesni.org.uk,website: www.librariesni.org.uk

Chatter Books - Ballycastle

Ballycastle Library, Leyland Road, first Saturday of each month from 11 am for discussion and craft

Chattrbooks is a book club for children aged 7-10 years old.

For further information tel: 0282076 2566, website: e: ballycastle.library@librariesni.org.uk, www.librariesni.org.uk

Genealogy - Ballycastle

Ballycastle Library, Leyland Road

Ballycastle Library can provide assistance with researching family tree and local history requests.

For further information tel: 028 2076 2566 or e:Ballycastle.library@librariesni.org.uk
Check website for opening hours

Barazina - Mini & Youth Choirs

Every Monday starting 4 January 2016
Roe Valley Arts & Cultural Centre, Limavady

Mini Choir - P1-P3: 3.30-4.15pm
Youth Choir - P4-Y9: 4.30-5.30pm

No need to audition - just lots of fun and energy required!

Trad Music Lessons

Tuesday evenings 7pm-9pm
Fiddle & Tin Whistle tutoring with Dick Glasgow, friendly & informal. All welcome at The Ullan's Centre, Main Street, Ballymoney. Tel. 028 2766 8897 or 07706 825666

Ballymoney Library Events

Rhythm & Rhyme:- Every Wednesday and Friday 11:00am-11:30am
Children 0-4 years

Saturday Stories and Craft:- First Saturday of Month 11:00am-12:00pm Children 4 years and over, are invited to come along and enjoy stories and craft.

Chatterbooks:- First Monday of the Month, 3:45pm-4:45pm, 7-11 years.

Knit & Natter:- Every Tuesday 6:00pm-7:00pm

Tea & Newspapers:- Every Friday 3:00pm-4:30pm, Come and have a chat over the Newspapers and enjoy free tea/coffee and biscuits.

Ballymoney Bookworms:- First Wednesday of the month2:30pm-3:30pm
Reading group for adults aiming to allow everyone’s reading interests and experiences to be shared and enjoyed.

Poetry Reading Group:- Last Wednesday of the Month 3:00pm-4:00pm
Explore and enjoy a diverse selection of ~Poetry monthly. Free Tea/Coffee and biscuits.

Mindful Colouring:- Every Thursday 11:00am-12:00pm
Enhance your wellbeing with an hour of meditative colouring for adults, Free Tea/Coffee and biscuits. All materials supplied.

e: ballymoney.library@librariesni.org.uk
t: 028 2766 3589

Story Time

Ballycastle Library, Leyland Road every Friday at 2pm

Suitable for ages 4 years - 8 years

Admission Free

For further information tel: 0282076 2566
e:ballycastle.library@librariesni.org.uk,website: www.librariesni.org.uk

Star of the Sea Art Group - Art Classes

The Star of the Sea Art Group has been running for over 10 years in the Parish Centre exhibiting art and raising money for charity. Two classes are held each week - Monday 23 January 11.30am to 1.30pm and Wednesday 25 January 7.30pm to 9.30pm. Both courses run for 10 weeks. Newcomers are welcome and if you would like to find out more please contact Anne Colhoun on 02870 832170. There is a fee of £60 for the course.

Star of the Sea
Coleraine Road, Portstewart.

Goal Setting - Your Flip Side Workshop

Saturday 18th February 2017
2pm - 4.30pm
Magherabuoy House Hotel, Portrush BT56 8NX

The "Goal Setting" workshop is an opportunity for you to come along to learn about how you can explore your personalised plan for changes to your life.
The cost of the Flip Side workshop is £23 and includes a facilitation session, workbook, refreshments and follow up.
Contact: 07563 126532

Excavating The Glens Of Antrim

Thursday 23rd February at 7pm in the Old School House, Cushendall

Join Archaeologist Cormac McSparron from Queen's CAF to find out about all the archaeological excavations that have taken place throughout The Glens of Antrim over the years.

You will find out about excavations at Doonmore just outside Ballycastle as well as the excavation at Retreat just outside Cushendall.

Free event. To ensure we have enough refreshments and equipment please let us know you are coming.
Register with laura@lps.ccght.org or Tel: 028 2075 2100

Sheskburn House Courses For Children & Young People

Spring Mosaic

Saturday, 25th February, Sheskburn House, Mary Street, Ballycastle
10.30 am - 12.30 pm

A special inter-generational opportunity for children aged 3+ to come along with their family or carers to create a spring-themed mosaic using paper and mixed art materials. Make a special mosaic to have in your house with tutor Jackie Dougan.
This is a drop-in session so please come anytime between the times above and please note that all children should be accompanied by an adult throughout.

Free Admission

For further information contact Elaine Gaston, Arts Officer, tel: 0282076 2225

Yoga and Food Tour - Ballycastle

Ballycastle Golf Club, Saturday, 25th February

Yoga commences at 9.00 am. Cloud Nine NI Yoga have come together to offer a restful, relaxing morning in the beautiful Ballycastle. The yoga session, taken by Fiona from Cloud Nine Ni will be a meditative yoga to stretch the body and bring it into tune with the mind.

Please note parking is available behind Sheskburn Recreation Centre, opposite the tennis courts or at the Marina Car Park. Parking in the Golf Club Car Park is not permitted as this is for golf club members only.

The food tour starts from the Bay Café at 10.15 am. Caroline will accompany you around the town on the Food Tour - exploring the town and its wonderful range of award winning eateries. A three and half hour treat for the taste buds - laughter included for free!!

Cost per person £38 (special introductory rate for February only)
For further information e: info@cloudnineni.co.uk or tel: 07518391883
For bookings www.northcoastwalkingtours.com/yoga-tour.html

Please note Seahaven Spa are offering a £5 off selected treatments with every tour booked: www.seahaventheapy.com

Traditional Cooking & Baking Training - Cushendall

Monday 23rd January - Monday 27th February
6 Week Training Programme
St. Mary's Parish Centre, Cushendall 7pm - 9pm

The Glens of Antrim and the wider countryside have a wealth of wholesome traditional dishes.

During this 6 week hands on training programme local expert Edel Healy will teach you how to cook dishes such as Irish stew and colconnon and bake treats such as apple tarts and traditional breads to name but a few!

Limited spaces so book asap. Register your place with laura@lps.ccght.org or tel: 02820752100

Marine Wild Life Talk

Ballycastle Library, Leyland Road, Thursday, 2nd March at 6.30pm

Everyone is welcome to this Marine Wild Life Talk organised by Ulster Wildlife Association.

For further information tel: 0282076 2566,e: ballycastle.library@librariesni.org.uk website: www.librariesni.org.uk

Resilient Landscapes & Communities Talk

Thursday 9th March at 7pm in Ballycastle Golf Club

Join Reamai Mathers and Brian Gaynor who will be talking about how re-examining our relationship with landscape we can achieve multiple benefits for sustainable farming, tourism, business diversification, wellbeing and biodiversity.

Free Event. To ensure we have enough refreshments and equipment please let us know you are coming.
Register with laura@lps.ccght.org or Tel: 028 2075 2100

Creative Learning for Adults - Ballycastle

Silver Jewellery Workshop, Necklace or Earrings

Sheskburn House, Mary Street, Ballycastle, Saturday, 18th March,
10.00 am - 3.30 pm.
Cost £35 full, £30 concession

One-day workshop with jeweller Diane Lyness. Each participant will learn jewellery techniques including soldering, shaping, piercing, texturing and polishing. Everyone will make a finished necklace or pair of earrings to take home. No previous experience necessary. All materials are provided and included in the cost. All you need to bring is an apron and bundles of enthusiasm!
Please also bring your own packed lunch, snacks and drinks. Maximum 10 places.

For further information tel: 0282076 3300

Creative Learning For Adults - Ballycastle

Painting for Beginners and Improvers Course

Sheskburn House, Mary Street, Ballycastle
Thursday 19th January for 10 weeks, 7 - 9 pm
Cost £45 full, £35 concession

This painting course offers participants an opportunity to try out various mediums in an informal, relaxed atmosphere with tutor Louie Winward. All abilities are welcome and will be catered for. Beginners are welcome. Participants will need to bring their own materials and details and advice will be given on enrolment. Maximum 14 places.

To book or for further information tel: 0282076 3300

Ballycastle Writers Group - Creative Learning For Adults

Thursday 19th January for 12 weeks, Sheskburn House, 7 Mary Street, Ballycastle 7.30 - 9.30pm

As part of Arts Museums & Heritage Events this creative writing class with inspiring and experienced tutor Bernie McGill takes place over 12 weeks. Bernie is an acclaimed short story writer and novelist whose recent work was included in a new anthology of short stories, 'The Glass Shore'.

Beginners and experienced writers welcome. Maximum 12 places. For further information contacts the Arts Officer, Elaine Gaston, tel: 0282076 2225 or email:
kaslass@yahoo.co.uk. Free Admission

Portstewart Antiques and Irish Art Fair

Thursday - Sunday 6th - 9th July 2017.

Portstewart Town Hall, The Crescent, Portstewart.

The Fair offers everything for the home decorator and interior specialist, from original Victorian and early 20th century to Art Deco, Arts & Crafts, Fine Silver, Lamps, Persian Rugs, Jewellery and Modern Irish Art.
Free Admission. Phone 07778 611085

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