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BelFeast

BelFeast comes to Belfast BelFeast will be centred in the city’s Cathedral Quarter. The lineup includes live music performances, street artists, tours, workshops and talks. There will also be an artisan street market and a street food village running alongside the food festival. The three-day festival runs from 23-25 March. The Mac Food Theatre Pull up … Continue reading BelFeast

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Taste the Greatness of Northern Ireland in the run up to St Patrick’s Day at Borough Market

The Best of Northern Ireland Food and Drink Borough Market will be providing culinary inspiration from the best of Northern Ireland food and drink to celebrate St Patrick’s Day in the capital, with guest traders setting up shop in the Market Hall to sell some of the best Northern Irish delicacies available.   The regional … Continue reading Taste the Greatness of Northern Ireland in the run up to St Patrick’s Day at Borough Market

Digital Cities Belfast 2017 #DigiBelfast

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Belfast played host to Digital Cities this week. 7 days of seminars, workshops, masterclasses and various other events on all things digital media. On Wednesday, as part of this, I was at the MAC theatre in the City’s Cathedral Quarter for a digital skills day hosted by the very talented people at the BBC Academy. … Continue reading Refreshing Content

Roasted and Toasted

So here's a shiny new wee gem of a place you'll have to visit. Roasted and Toasted (great name) opened back in April on Botanic Avenue, a place absolutely crammed with coffee and therefore competition. Does this place hold it's own in the mix? Absolutely! Follow @thebowtieblog R&T serves fantastic locally roasted coffee alongside a … Continue reading Roasted and Toasted

Whiskey & Muses | Bushmills Irish Whiskey #Answerthecall series continues

Register for the event here So this is the next in a series of collaborations between one of Northern Ireland’s longest standing institutions, Bushmills Irish Whiskey and a group of creative individuals who strive to be that little bit different from the norm, creating something unique and inspiring, much like Bushmills Irish Whiskey do themselves. … Continue reading Whiskey & Muses | Bushmills Irish Whiskey #Answerthecall series continues

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Asda’s Super Summer Picnic Range

The Great Outdoors So it's mid-August already but there’s still plenty of time to make the most of what’s left of the summer. Plus we all remember how good the weather gets in September from back in the school days, sitting in the 'greenhouse' assembly hall on the first day of term. What better way … Continue reading Asda’s Super Summer Picnic Range

The Amzing Adventure of Gnorman the Gnome [Video]

ASDA have kindly sent me a lovely hamper to show off their great picnic range (post on that on its way soon). In the middle of the packed and well presented hamper, staring out at me through the plastic wrapping, sat Gnorman the Gnome. I became quite attached to this wee cake and so before … Continue reading The Amzing Adventure of Gnorman the Gnome [Video]

NICHS Walke up Pyjama Walk

Stretching the Heart Muscles

Northern Ireland Chest Heart & Stroke | Wake Up & Walk “Oh the Shame!!” Right so you park up at Asda or wherever and you head in to pick up a bit of shopping, milk, bread, roll on deodorant, light bulbs etc and to your absolute disgust, there before your eyes is a fellow shopper … Continue reading Stretching the Heart Muscles

David Rogers with Ian Orr - Name that Beer

Name that Beer

Multi award winning Browns Bonds Hill Group Chef Patron Ian Orr and Northbound Brewery owner David Rogers have joined forces to create a new beer but there’s one missing ingredient - its name. This specially crafted beer is a refreshing lager that is a perfect accompaniment to food. Made with Irish malt and Bohemian hops, … Continue reading Name that Beer

Early Morning Belfast

Belfast was looking gorgeous in the early morning haze today. I took a stroll round the river Lagan to the Titanic Quarter and went a bit snap happy with my new gadget (a recent Birthday present). Here's just a few of the pics plus a little slide show of a handful more, hope you enjoy.   Instantly … Continue reading Early Morning Belfast

The New Parson’s Nose Revealed

So this little jewel in Hillsborough has went under the knife and had a hefty makeover worth half a million pounds and I was very lucky to be invited along to see how it was looking, and to try some the of the dishes from its extensive menu. All made by the talented hands of … Continue reading The New Parson’s Nose Revealed