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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.

Traditional Hedge Chair Making Training Course - Cushendun

Saturday & Sunday 14th & 15th October, Glenmona House Workshop, Cushendun between 10am - 4pm daily.

Come and learn the craft of hedge-chair making with expert Glenn White. Over 2 days you will learn the skills of the traditional Irish hedge carpenter whilst making a simple, but elegant 3 legged back stool or Irish 'creepie'. You'll gain an understanding of timber choice, tool selection and project design, the knowledge to make more.

Cost £30 per person.
For further information tel: 0282075 2100 or e: laura@lps.ccght.org

Spaces are limited so please book early to avoid disappointment.

The Spirit of The Glens Storytelling Workshop

Thursday 19th October at 7.30pm - 9.30pm in Glenmona House, Cushendun

This workshop with storyteller Liz Weir will help harvest the rich legacy of stories which local people already know.

Those attending will be encouraged to develop their own storytelling skills and to gain the confidence to share their stories with the wider community.

Stories can be about any subject, from local crafts and jobs, to those which have a sense of place like townland or field names. Tales of fairies, ghosts and banshees will also be encouraged.

To Register:
Email: Enquiries@ccght.org
Tel: 028 2075 2100
FREE Event

GLENS RED SQUIRREL GROUP - ACTIVITY LIST 2017

8th October - Cushendun Cregagh Wood Hide - Opening 10am-12noon
Parking available at St Patrick's Church, Glendun Road

There will be someone on hand in the hide to tell you about the wildlife of Cregagh Wood, including the rare native red squirrel. If you are lucky you will see this secretive species, but you will definitely be able to enjoy the wealth of bird life present in this beautiful woodland.

14th October - Cregagh Wood Cushendun @ 11am. Meeting at St Patrick's Church car park (Cushendun Chapel) and hide visit

15th October - Ballypatrick Forest Walk @ 11am

21st October - Cregagh Wood Hide, opening from 8-10am

21st October - Ballycastle Forest - meeting at forest car park at Fairhill Street. Time to be confirmed

22nd October - Glenariff, time and location to be confirmed as linked with Ghosts in the Glens Festival Weekend

28th October - Cregagh Wood Hide opening from 8-10am weekend

29th October - Glenarm Forest Walk @ 11am

For further information e: info@glensredsquirrelgroup.com www.glensredsquirelgroup.com



Wood Carving Training Workshop

Saturday 11th & Sunday 12th November 10.00am-4.00pm @ Glenmona House, Cushendun

Over the two days professional artist and wood sculpton Raymond Watson will show people how to create a variety of relief wood carvings.

By the end of the two days each participant will leave with their own completed wood carving and a good knowledge of what is involved in this creative process - from design, drawing, carving, finishing and varnishing.

Spaces are limited on this training so please book early to avoid disappointment.

To Register:
Email: Enquiries@ccght.org
Tel: 028 2075 2100
Cost: £20 per person

Big Ceildh Fireside Stories

Saturday 18th November 11.00am - 2.00pm @ Ballyeamon Camping Barn

Join us around the fire for a morning of storytelling, live traditional music, traditional baking and craic as we celebrate the cultural heritage of The Glens of Antrim.

Our traditional storyteller will tell fascinating tales from the landscapes, from the wildlife o our magnificent meadows, old farming traditions to the place names associated with the area.

To Register:
Email:Enquiries@ccght.org
Tel: 028 2075 2100
FREE Event

Wreath Making Workshop

Monday 4th December 7.00pm - 9.00pm in St. Marys Parish Centre, Cushendall

There's just something so special about making your own door wreath. The wonderful fragrance of pine and cinnamon, plus the chance to get lost in the flow whilst making a unique design.

Anne from 'Flowers at Anne's ' will show you how to use a variety of winter greenery to make a vibrant wreath to adorn you door this Christmas.

To Register:
Email: Enquiries@ccght.org
Tel: 028 2075 2100
Cost: £10 per person

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