Events and Entertainment

Newry & Mourne offers a calender of events that will entertain you. With an unrivalled selection reflecting the diverse cultural and recreational activities you are sure to find something of interest.

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Mourne Mountains Landscape Partnership Connecting Communities to their Landscape

Mourne Mountains Landscape Partnership  Connecting Communities to their Landscape

The Mourne Mountains Landscape Partnership (MMLP 2013-2016) is based around the themes of natural, built and cultural heritage and a key component of the programme is to engage with local communities. The underlying idea is to be inspired but yet reminded about the landscape and how people have interacted with it. Cultural heritage will be promoted through music, stories, poems, drama and the visual arts. It is hoped by the end of the programme participants will be involved with gathering, creating, sharing, producing and recording music, songs, stories and poems. We welcome all interested parties to please contact Alwynne at the Mourne Mountains Landscape Partnership (MMLP) for more information. Alwynne Shannon | Outreach Officer | Mourne Mountains Landscape Partnership Mourne Heritage Trust | Unit 4 |Cornmill Quay | Marine Park |Annalong | NEWCASTLE BT34 4QG. **Tel No: 028437 67391 (Annalong) Mobile: 07912045966

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New Temporary Exhibition - “Landownership is South-West Down”

New Temporary Exhibition - “Landownership is South-West Down”

From 18th April the new temporary exhibition on “Landownership is South-West Down” will be open free of charge to the public. The exhibition, which runs until 28th February 2015, explores local landlords such as the Halls of Narrow Water and the Ross family of Rostrevor, and their estates. Special attention is given to the development of Warrenpoint and Rostrevor. The centre piece of the exhibition is a very colourful charter given to Sir Charles Russell in 1894 granting him a peerage as Baron Russell of Killowen. Russell had been born in Dominic Street in Newry in 1832 and was the first Catholic to be appointed as Lord Chief Justice of England and Wales. He also had a high profile political career and was an influential advocate for Irish Home Rule.

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Temporary Exhibition - World War One

Temporary Exhibition - World War One

This display looks at how Ireland was affected by the Great War.

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On Going Classes/Activities Sean Hollywood Arts Centre

On Going Classes/Activities Sean Hollywood Arts Centre

*Mon:3rd Mon Floral Art. Newry Academy of Music *Tue:6-9pm Drama Classes. * Wed:4.30-6.30pm Drama Classes 6.30-8.00pm Yoga classes 8.00-10.00pm Cloughmore Male Voice Choir. Newry Academy of Music. Newry Art Society Meet. Thur:Newry Academy of Music. *Fri:5pm-8pm Down Syndrome Support Group. 8pm-10pm Community Swing Band.

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4th Oct - 22nd Nov 2014 - Kids Art Workshops

4th Oct - 22nd Nov 2014 - Kids Art Workshops

ABSOLUTE ART! New art workshops for children, exploring different artistic techniques using a range of materials. Children aged 7-11

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27th Oct to 9th Nov - Scary Newry Halloween Festival

27th Oct to 9th Nov - Scary Newry Halloween Festival

A fortnight of paranormal tours and events. Candlelit Victorian Séance soirées, the Hangman's Chambers, Psychic Ghost Walks, Kids Ghost Walks, Graveyard and Cemetery Tours, Pagan Sites Tours. For regular updates please follow facebook: Newry City Tours

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30th Oct to 1st Nov - Scary Newry Children's Ghost Walk

30th Oct to 1st Nov - Scary Newry Children's Ghost Walk

We will tell you spooky stories (not gory, not super scary - just fun and informative tours) Ages 5 to 13 accompanied by an adult. Fun for the family!

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31st - 2nd November 2014 - Halloween Residential Camp

31st - 2nd November 2014 - Halloween Residential Camp

A weekend of Outdoor Education Programme offering a selection of Outdoor Activities: canoeing, banana boating, archery, team games, forest walks, mountain biking, zip line and much more. All outdoor equipment supplied by East Coast Adventure.

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2nd Nov 2014 - King of Gullion

2nd Nov 2014 - King of Gullion

Sunday 2nd November 2014 Starts at Slieve Gullion Courtyard. Chipped Run with super prizes, goody bags and post-race reception on the day! Also on the day Family Walk - 1mile.

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8th Nov - The Mourne Songbook

8th Nov - The Mourne Songbook

Calling all songwriters. Come along to Songschool's two day hands on workshops where you will collaborate, create & record songs inspired by the Mourne Mountains to be included in an official songbook.

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8th November 2014 - Geo-Conservation Volunteers – Invasive species clearance

8th November 2014 - Geo-Conservation Volunteers – Invasive species clearance

The Geo-Conservation volunteers are a cross-border group working to improve access to areas of geological and archaeological interest, as well as looking after these sites for the enjoyment of everyone. We have a schedule of volunteering opportunities across the Mourne Cooley Gullion region, every other Saturday on a rotational basis. If you would like to come along and volunteer please get in touch. All work days are weather dependent. For up-to-date information please check our Facebook page: http://www.facebook.com/mournecooleygulliongeotourism

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15th & 16th November 2014 - Basic Leatherwork Course

15th & 16th November 2014 - Basic Leatherwork Course

This course is for those who want to learn the basic techniques to produce hand-stitched leather items and have little or no previous experience. The aim of the course is for the students to learn about the following: ? Leathers: their qualities & potential; ? How to use and maintain hand tools safely; ? How to use patterns & cut leather; ? How to confidently hand-stitch; ? How to cut, edge and finish including bevelling & burnishing. Possible projects can include leather belts, bags, dog collars / leads or a purse. There are only 5 students per course so everyone receives individual tuition. A set of tools will be provided for the duration of the course for each student to use. The cost of materials used are not included in the course fee. Lunch and refreshments are included each day.

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19th Nov 2014 - The Quo-Vadis Story & Exhibition

19th Nov 2014 - The Quo-Vadis Story & Exhibition

The Quo-Vadis Story 'From Fathom to the Fishing' & Exhibition, this will contain previously unseen material. Engineer Michael O'Hare, recalls the ground breaking era in the Fishing Industry created by Three Famous Pursers.

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20th of November 2014 - Gay Byrne takes to the Newry Stage

20th of November 2014 - Gay Byrne takes to the Newry Stage

On Thursday the 20th of November the Canal Court Hotel & Spa will host a unique opportunity to spend some time in the presence of Ireland's legendary broadcaster Mr Gay Byrne.

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21st Nov 2014 - Newry Christmas Lights Switch-On

21st Nov 2014 - Newry Christmas Lights Switch-On

Christmas lights switch-on at the Events Space, Cathedral Quarter.

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22nd Nov - The Mourne Songbook

22nd Nov - The Mourne Songbook

Calling all songwriters. Come along to Songschool's two day hands on workshops where you will collaborate, create & record songs inspired by the Mourne Mountains to be included in an official songbook.

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22nd Nov 2014 - Archaeology Guided Bus Tour of South Armagh & Gullion

22nd Nov 2014 - Archaeology Guided Bus Tour of South Armagh & Gullion

Visiting Ballykeel Dolmen, Creggan Church, Annaghmare Court Tomb, Kilnasaggart Stone & Moyry Castle.

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22nd Nov 2014 - Geo-Conservation Volunteers - Work Day Gullion

22nd Nov 2014 - Geo-Conservation Volunteers - Work Day Gullion

Reopening of overgrown path. Similar to rhododendron, removal of brash and then the trees (depending on size). Overhanging branches, brambles etc. Brash and soft vegetation such as brambles will be left to rot down in suitable locations; wood will be piled up for later removal.

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22nd November 2014 - The Holy Holy Bus

22nd November 2014 - The Holy Holy Bus

Brassneck Theatre Company returns to the stage with The Holy Holy Bus. “The Holy, Holy Bus will have you laughing, crying and even praying for some divine inspiration along the way!” (Tony Devlin, Director -The Holy Holy Bus).

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24th Nov 2014 - Archaeology Guided Bus Tour of South Armagh & Gullion

24th Nov 2014 - Archaeology Guided Bus Tour of South Armagh & Gullion

Visiting Ballykeel Dolmen, Creggan Church, Annaghmare Court Tomb, Kilnasaggart Stone & Moyry Castle.

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28th November 2014 - Crossmaglen Christmas Lights Switch On Festivities

28th November 2014 - Crossmaglen Christmas Lights Switch On Festivities

29th Nov 2014 - Warrenpoint Christmas Lights Switch On Festivities

29th Nov 2014 - Warrenpoint Christmas Lights Switch On Festivities

29th November 2014 - Christmas Children’s Arts and Crafts

29th November 2014 - Christmas Children’s Arts and Crafts

29th November 2014 - Dicken’s Day 2014

29th November 2014 - Dicken’s Day 2014

Join the festive fun on the annual Dickens Day event. You can enjoy local food and drink tasters, mulled wine & mince pies, in number of shops, with traders dressed in Victorian attire. The annual horse and carriage parade is always a highlight. Shop between 9am – 4pm, spend £10 and enter the Grand Draw which takes part at 4.30pm in the Lower Square. For the kids there are treasure hunts, face painting, kids entertainment, carol singing, Santa arrives at 5pm to switch on the Christmas Lights and give sweets to the children followed by the festive Light Parade. All in all a great festive Victorian atmosphere!

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29th November 2014 - Kilkeel Christmas Lights Switch On Festivities

29th November 2014 - Kilkeel Christmas Lights Switch On Festivities

29th November 2014 - Raise Cash with Your Tash

29th November 2014 - Raise Cash with Your Tash

PIPS Newry and Mourne are looking for men who will grow their beard/tash for the month of November in aid of the charity. Then on the 29th of November at the Indo in Newry, Kilmorey Street, a local barbers comes and shaves all the beards and tashes off. After the success of last years PIPS Newry & Mourne are looking forward to a great turn out on the night.

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30th November 2014 - Carrive Folklore Society

30th November 2014 - Carrive Folklore Society

Urney Graveyard dating back to 450, famous graves and the old Sexton’s House

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30th November 2014 - Christmas Fayre & Family Fun Day

30th November 2014 - Christmas Fayre & Family Fun Day

* Santa's Grotto * Craft Stalls * Food & Drink * Exhibitions * XMas Gift Ideas Proceeds in aid of Autism

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6th Dec - Newry Christmas Antique & Craft Fair

6th Dec - Newry Christmas Antique & Craft Fair

With 20+ stalls There is something for all the Family. Santa will be here from 12 to 2pm Local Primary Schools Choirs. Tombola, Rekindle Yard is also holding a raffle in aid of the NI Children's Hospice and will be at the event. Follow Link below to see how you can enter. http://www.justgiving.com/rekindledyard2014

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6th Dec 2014 - Warrenpoint Christmas Lights Switch On Festivities

6th Dec 2014 - Warrenpoint Christmas Lights Switch On Festivities

Lights Switch-On at 7pm in the Square, Warrenpoint.

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6th December 2014 - Geo-Conservation Volunteers - Work Day

6th December 2014 - Geo-Conservation Volunteers - Work Day

The Geo-Conservation volunteers are a cross-border group working to improve access to areas of geological and archaeological interest, as well as looking after these sites for the enjoyment of everyone. We have a schedule of volunteering opportunities across the Mourne Cooley Gullion region, every other Saturday on a rotational basis. If you would like to come along and volunteer please get in touch. All work days are weather dependent. For up-to-date information please check our Facebook page: http://www.facebook.com/mournecooleygulliongeotourism

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6th December 2014 -Christmas Children’s Arts and Crafts

6th December 2014 -Christmas Children’s Arts and Crafts

7th December 2014 - Yuletide Fayre

7th December 2014 - Yuletide Fayre

Organised by WBR Chamber of Commerce

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13th December 2014 - Bessbrook Christmas Lights Switch On Festivities

13th December 2014 - Bessbrook Christmas Lights Switch On Festivities

21st December 2014 - Race around the Lake

21st December 2014 - Race around the Lake

7 mile run around the entire Camlough Lake. Starts and finishes at Cowans Yard, Newtown Rd, Camlough

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28th Dec Carrive Folklore Society

28th Dec Carrive Folklore Society

Shanro Walk: St Patrick's Chair, Shanro Military Carrack, Church and graveyard and Shanro House

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10th Jan 2015 - Archaeology Castle Bus Tour

10th Jan 2015 - Archaeology Castle Bus Tour

Visiting Dundrum, Greencastle & Narrow Water Castle.

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24th Jan 2015 - Geo-Conservation Volunteers - Work Day Reopening of overgrown path Gullion

24th Jan 2015 - Geo-Conservation Volunteers - Work Day Reopening of overgrown path Gullion

Reopening of overgrown path Similar to rhododendron, removal of brash and then the trees (depending on size). Overhanging branches, brambles etc. Brash and soft vegetation such as brambles will be left to rot down in suitable locations; wood will be piled up for later removal.

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7th March 2015 - Archaeology Guided Bus Tour of South Armagh & Gullion

7th March 2015 - Archaeology Guided Bus Tour of South Armagh & Gullion

Visiting Ballykeel Dolmen, Creggan Church, Annaghmare Court Tomb, Kilnasaggart Stone & Moyry Castle.

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9th March 2015 - Archaeology Guided Bus Tour of South Armagh & Gullion

9th March 2015 - Archaeology Guided Bus Tour of South Armagh & Gullion

Visiting Ballykeel Dolmen, Creggan Church, Annaghmare Court Tomb, Kilnasaggart Stone & Moyry Castle.

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21st March 2015 - Geo-Conservation Volunteers - Work Day Slieve Gullion Path

21st March 2015 - Geo-Conservation Volunteers - Work Day Slieve Gullion Path

Demarcation of path to control erosion.Moving healthy heather and peat from a section of mountain, away from the path, and building it up on eroded areas. This will be quite strenuous work involving digging and moving of fairly heavy loads in teams.

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28th March 2015 - Archaeology Bus Tour of the Mournes

28th March 2015 - Archaeology Bus Tour of the Mournes

Visiting Drumena Cashel, Goward Dolmen, Kilbroney Church & High Cross, St Bronagh's Bell, Rostrevor, Greencastle and Annalong Cornmill.

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30th March 2015 - Archaeology Bus Tour of the Mournes

30th March 2015 - Archaeology Bus Tour of the Mournes

Visiting Drumena Cashel, Goward Dolmen, Kilbroney Church & High Cross, St Bronagh's Bell, Rostrevor, Greencastle and Annalong Cornmill.

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