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Peter is off to see the wizard at the Opera House

The Grand Opera House is a whirlwind of activity at the minute, as the young cast of ‘The Wizard of Oz’ begin rehearsals for their upcoming show, which runs at the Belfast theatre this week.

Theatre and Comedy
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
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?

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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.

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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
Louise launched Moody leggings after being inspired by her mum to create the line which donates 100 per cent of the profits to help women affected by mental illness

‘Moody’ Tyrone woman launches clothing line for women’s mental health in memory of mum

For the past two years, Louise McCann has poured her heart and soul into one thing – creating a clothing brand to help women affected by mental illness.

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Businesswoman Alison Clarke

Alison Clarke: “It is more about the person inside the clothes”

Owner and director of ACA, Alison Clarke, talks to Kathryn McKenna about her approach to fashion and beauty

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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.
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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.
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Carl Frampton cannot wait to deliver the bespoke garden pub! Credit �Press Eye/Darren Kidd

Carl Frampton: Why I can’t wait to deliver Harp ‘garden pub’ prize

Carl “The Jackal” Frampton say he’s loved teaming up with Harp Lager - and cannot wait to deliver the unique prize.

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Adele Tate reveals she gets ready in a flash

Wife of Dungannon Swifts manager Rodney McAree reveals pride at Irish League side

Having wed football-mad Rodney McAree, manager of Irish League side Dungannon Swifts, in November 2008, one might be forgiven for assuming football chat is out of bounds for style-conscious wife Adele Tate after the long hours her husband spends preparing and training throughout the week.

Arts

VIDEO: Peter Corry is back on the road with a brand new show

‘Master of the Musicals’ Peter Corry is back on the road again with his latest show, The Call of the Celts.

Music
Follow the Yellow Brick Road to the Grand Opera House Summer Youth Project

Follow the Yellow Brick Road to the Grand Opera House Summer Youth Project

Follow the Yellow Brick Road to Belfast’s Grand Opera House where auditions are taking place for The Wizard of Oz, the Theatre’s Summer Youth Project.

Theatre and Comedy
TV Licensing

Winter Olympics TV licensing reminder for sports fans

Sports fans around the UK are set to enjoy a feast of Winter sport playing out live on their portable devices, as the Winter Olympics kick off later this week in South Korea.
Arts
Country star Lisa McHugh is back on the road again

Country star Lisa McHugh is back on the road again

The talented and extremely popular Lisa McHugh is set to delight local audiences in Armagh later this month, when she performs at the city’s Market Place Theatre on January 25. The Glaswegian singer has won 14 awards to date in under three years, including Female Vocalist of The Year three years running, and Outstanding Achievement on the World Stage 2012 when she appeared on the Grand Ole Opry as a guest of the legendary Gene Watson. Lisa’s 2018 tour actually kicks off next week in Castleblayney, and she will be performing all over the country between then and the end of March, with her run of shows finishing off in Cookstown’s Burnavon Theatre. The curtain at the Armagh gig goes up at 8pm and tickets, priced from £23.50 are on sale from the Market Place Theatre Box Office on 028 3752 1821.

Music
A stunning theatrical debut

A stunning theatrical debut

Acclaimed local theatre stars Gerard McCabe and Michael Condron launch Soda Bread Theatre Company with the Irish premiere of Borderland, taking place at Belfast Waterfront next Friday and Saturday (January 19 and 20.)

Theatre and Comedy
‘Did you hear the story of the Johnstone twins?’

‘Did you hear the story of the Johnstone twins?’

“So did you hear the story of the Johnstone twins? As like each other as two new pins.” And so begins the rollercoaster of emotion that is the smash hit musical Blood Brothers, which is making a welcome return to the Grand Opera House.

Theatre and Comedy
Derry Girls

County Tyrone comedian to feature in episode two of Derry Girls

County Tyrone comedian Kevin McAleer will feature in episode two of Channel 4 hit comedy Derry Girls.
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TV LIcensing

Quiz - How much do you know about TV licensing?

Do you know the ins and outs of the TV Licence and which devices you need to be covered for?

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Eddi returns to NI

Eddi returns to NI

Scottish songstress Eddi Reader returns to our shores next month and will be performing at the Seamus Heaney HomePlace on February 17, and the Lyric Theatre in Belfast on February 18.

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