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May 2017 right left

Scenic Forest Walk

Monday 1st May
Florence Court
Normal Admission, Members Free

Cruise the Lough

Monday 1st May
Crom
Adult £4, Child £2

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Behind the Scenes — Bluebell Walks

Saturday 6th May
Downhill Demesne and Hezlett House
Normal Admission, Members Free

Car Bazaar

Saturday 6th May
Mount Stewart
Car £5, Van £10, Trailer £15

Spring Plant Fair

Saturday 6th May
Rowallane Garden
Normal Admission, Members Free

Fishery Open Weekend

Saturday 6th May
Carrick–a–Rede
Normal Admission, Members Free

Flutter by Butterfly Trails

Saturday 6th May
Murlough NNR
Normal Admission, Members Free

Dawn Chorus Walk

Sunday 7th May
Mount Stewart
Adult £8, Child £5

Apple Blossom Sundays

Sunday 7th May
Ardress House, Portadown
Normal Admission, Members Free

Ramble with the Ranger

Sunday 7th May
Castle Ward
No Charge, Donations Welcome

Dry Stone Walling

Sunday 7th May
Near Bryansford Village
Free

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Song of The Bog Conference

Wednesday 10th May
Lough Neagh Discovery Centre
Free

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Bluebell Walks at Mount Stewart

Friday 12th May
Mount Stewart
Normal Admission, Members Free

Evening walk at Connswater Community Greenway in East Belfast

Friday 12th May
Connswater Community Greenway
Free

Biggerféis Festival – Ardglass

Friday 12th May
Discover Ardglass, Bath Street, Ardglass

Dog Agility at Mount Stewart

Saturday 13th May
Castle Ward
Normal Admission, Members Free

Minnownurn Dander

Saturday 13th May
Minnowburn
No Charge, Donations Welcome

Geology Walk at Carrick–a–Rede

Saturday 13th May
Carrick–a–Rede
No Charge, Donations Welcome

Music at the Summer House

Sunday 14th May
Florence Court
Normal Admission, Members Free

Corn Mill Bursts into Life

Sunday 14th May
Castle Ward
Normal Admission, Members Free

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Heritage & Philanthropy – Belfast Charitable Society and QUB, The Heritage Project

Thursday 18th May
Clifton House Belfast
Free

Candlelit Tour

Friday 19th May
Castle Coole
Adult £10

Public Good by Private Means?

Friday 19th May
The Performance Area, Linen Hall Library
Free

Geology Walk at Glenoe Waterfall

Saturday 20th May
Glenoe Waterfall
No Charge, Donations Welcome

Gilford Castle, Gilford Village – Vegetation Removal

Sunday 21st May
Gilford Castle
Free

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CEDaR Training Courses 2017

Wednesday 24th May
See table above
See table above

Next steps for renewable energy in the UK

Thursday 25th May
The Caledonian Club, 9 Halkin Street, London SW1X 7DR
See website for details

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Soap Making Masterclass

Saturday 27th May
Rowallane Garden
Adult £25

Explore a Spring Garden

Saturday 27th May
Mount Stewart
Adult £10 Child £5

Geology Walk at White Park Bay

Saturday 27th May
White Park Bay
No Charge, Donations Welcome

Country Fair at Florence Court

Sunday 28th May
Florence Court
Normal Admission, Members Free

Jazz in the Garden at Mount Stewart

Sunday 28th May
Mount Stewart
Normal Admission, Members Free

RFS NI Woodland Fair 2017

Sunday 28th May
Clandeboye Estate

Cruise the Lough at Crom

Monday 29th May
Crom
Adult £4, Child £2

GIs at the Gaol!

Monday 29th May
Down County Museum
Free

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LIFE 2017 call for project proposals: A new opportunity for green jobs and growth

Wednesday 31st May
Brussels, Hotel Crown Plaza – Le Palace Plenary room
Free

   
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January

    
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Clearing Laurel

Saturday 9th January
Bashfordsland Wood & Oakfield Glen Carrickfergus
Free

Gilford Castle, Gilford Village – Habitat Management

Sunday 10th January
Gilford Castle
Free

Hearty Walks

Sunday 10th January
Blackhead Path, Whitehead
Free

QUB Consultation Event: Costs Protection in Environmental Cases

Monday 11th January
27 University Square/01/001, Queen’s University Belfast
Free

Our Down

Monday 11th January
Down County Museum
Free

Call for Records

Monday 11th January
See above
Free

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50 years of Conservation in NI

Tuesday 19th January
Ulster Museum
Free

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Burns and Benandonner Weekend

Saturday 23rd January
Giants Causeway
Normal Admission, Members Free

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Our Work – An Explanation

Saturday 30th January
Murlough NNR
No Charge, Donations Welcome

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February

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02

TCV – Mournes Work Party and Training

Wednesday 3rd February
Contact Susan Lynn for more infromation
Contact Susan Lynn for more infromation

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05

Snowdrop Walks (Saturdays and Sundays only)

Saturday 6th February
Springhill, Moneymore
Normal Admission, Members Free

Snowdrop Walks at The Argory

Saturday 6th February
The Argory, Moy
Normal Admission, Members Free

Winter Work Party: Conserving Cryptics at Craigavon Lakes

Saturday 6th February
Eastern end of balancing lakes, Craigavon Lakes, Craigavon
Free

Snowdrop Walks at Springhill Moneymore

Sunday 7th February
Springhill, Moneymore
Normal Admission, Members Free

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Nest Fest

Sunday 14th February
Springhill, Moneymore
Normal Admission, Members Free

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NI Science Festival 2016

Thursday 18th February
Various
Various

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A Helping Hand for Wildlife

Saturday 20th February
Springhill, Moneymore
Normal Admission, Members Free

Have a go at: Hedgelaying

Saturday 20th February
North Down
No Charge, Donations Welcome

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Water Northern Ireland Conference

Thursday 25th February
See flyer for details
See flyer for details

EU Debate NI – The Legal Implications of Brexit

Friday 26th February
Europa Hotel, Belfast
£30

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Northern Ireland LIFE Information Day

Monday 29th February
Conference Suite, Public Record Office of Northern Ireland (PRONI), 2 Titanic Boulevard, Belfast
Free

     

March

 

Northern Ireland Logical Framework Training Course

Tuesday 1st March
Conference Suite, Public Record Office of Northern Ireland (PRONI) 2 Titanic Boulevard, BELFAST
Free

02

Rethinking NIMBYism – Stakeholder Workshop

Thursday 3rd March
The MAC, Belfast
Free

Essence of Form: The Applied Art Collection of Down County Museum

Thursday 3rd March
Down County Museum
Free

04

Northern Ireland Raptor Study Group – Annual Conference 2016

Saturday 5th March
Lough Neagh Discovery Centre, Craigavon
£20

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The Future of Renewable Energy in Northern Ireland

Monday 7th March
Offices of A&L Goodbody, 5th Floor, 42/46 Fountain Street, Belfast BT1 5EB
£50

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EU Debate NI – Cross–Border Issues, Local Business & Local Government

Wednesday 9th March
Waterfoot Hotel, Derry~Londonderry
Free

INTERREG VA and PEACE IV Training in the Sustainable Development Horizontal Principle

Thursday 10th March
The Ballroom, The Ramada Resort, Armagh Road, Dundalk, County Louth
Free

EU Debate NI – To Remain Or Leave? Consequences for Environment, Energy, CAP, Fisheries Policy & Agri–Food

Thursday 10th March
Seagoe Hotel, Craigavon
Free

St. Patrick’s Week Conference

Friday 11th March
Down County Museum
£20

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Building United Communities Through Outdoor Recreation

Wednesday 16th March
Greenmount Agricultural College
£15

St Patrick’s Day Celebrations!

Thursday 17th March
Down County Museum
Free

St Patrick’s Day Walk

Thursday 17th March
Castle Ward
N/A

St Patrick’s Day – Music at Castle Ward

Thursday 17th March
Castle Ward
Normal Admission, Members Free

Leprechaun Hunt

Thursday 17th March
Downhill Demesne and Hezlett House
Normal Admission, Members Free

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Spring Book Fair

Saturday 19th March
The Argory, Moy
Normal Admission, Members Free

Clearing Laurel

Sunday 20th March
Saintfield Estate
Free

Rhododendron Ramble and Roast

Sunday 20th March
Mount Stewart
Adult £15 Child £8, Member Adult £15 Child £8

Easter Egg Hunt at Springhill

Monday 21st March
Springhill, Moneymore
Normal Admission, Members Free, Egg Hunt £1 per child.

Easter Egg Hunt at The Argory

Monday 21st March
The Argory, Moy
Normal Admission, Members Free, Egg Hunt £1 per child.

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Easter Egg Decorating

Thursday 24th March
Rowallane Garden
Normal Admission, Members Free

Easter Egg Hunt at Mount Stewart

Friday 25th March
Mount Stewart
Normal Admission, Members Free, Egg Hunt £1 per child.

Easter Egg Hunt at Wellbrook Beetling Mill

Friday 25th March
Wellbrook Beetling Mill
Normal Admission, Members Free, Egg Hunt £1 per child.

Easter Egg Hunt at Ardress House

Friday 25th March
Ardress House, Portadown
Normal Admission, Members Free, Egg Hunt £1 per child.

Easter at the Barn

Friday 25th March
Castle Ward
Normal Admission, Members Free

Easter Egg Fun at Carnmoney Hill

Saturday 26th March
Carnmoney Hill, Newtownabbey
£2

Easter Egg Hunt at Murlough NNR

Saturday 26th March
Murlough NNR
Normal Admission, Members Free, Egg Hunt £1 per child.

Spring Walk

Saturday 26th March
Mount Stewart
Normal Admission, Members Free

Easter Treasure Hunt at Florence Court

Saturday 26th March
Florence Court
Normal Admission, Members Free, Egg Hunt £1 per child.

Easter Treasure Hunt at Crom

Saturday 26th March
Crom, Co Fermanagh
Normal Admission, Members Free, Egg Hunt £1 per child.

Easter Egg Hunt at Castle Coole

Saturday 26th March
Castle Coole
Normal Admission, Members Free, Egg Hunt £1 per child.

Easter Fair

Sunday 27th March
Castle Ward
Normal Admission, Members Free

Easter Egg Hunt at Down Demesne and Hezlett House

Sunday 27th March
Downhill Demesne and Hezlett House
Normal Admission, Members Free, Egg Hunt £1 per child.

Cruise the Lough

Monday 28th March
Crom, Co Fermanagh
Adult £2, Child £2

Easter Monday Family Fun

Monday 28th March
Florence Court
Normal Admission, Members Free, Egg Hunt £1 per child.

Easter Chick Hunt

Tuesday 29th March
Rowallane Garden
Normal Admission, Members Free, Egg Hunt £1 per child.

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April

    
01

Car Boot Sale at Mount Stewart

Saturday 2nd April
Mount Stewart
Car £5, Van £10, Trailer £15

Ballysillan Community Garden

Sunday 3rd April
Ballysillan Community Garden, North Belfast
Free

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’This Land’ – a play on fracking

Wednesday 6th April
Riverside Theatre, Coleraine
£8 – £10

’This Land’ – a play on fracking

Thursday 7th April
Strule Arts Centre, Omagh
£8 – £10

’This Land’ – a play on fracking

Friday 8th April
Waterside Theatre, Derry~Londonderry
£8 – £10

’This Land’ – a play on fracking

Saturday 9th April
The MAC, Belfast
£8 – £10

Good Food Market

Saturday 9th April
The Argory, Moy
Normal Admission, Members Free

Fishery Open Weekend

Saturday 9th April
Carrick–a–Rede
Normal Admission, Members Free

Spring in Action for the Beach Clean

Sunday 10th April
Murlough NNR
N/A

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Hedge Management

Sunday 17th April
Gilford Castle
Free

World Heritage Day

Sunday 17th April
Giant’s Causeway
Normal Admission, Members Free

Pet Nose Day

Sunday 17th April
Mount Stewart
Normal Admission, Members Free

Northern Ireland Philanthropy Fortnight 2016 It’s the Economy Stupid!: Investing in Heritage

Monday 18th April
The Performance Area, Linen Hall Library
Free

1916 and After

Monday 18th April
Down County Museum
Free

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NIEL Environmental Hustings Event

Friday 22nd April
Lough Neagh Discovery Centre, Oxford Island
Free

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Music at the Summer House

Sunday 24th April
Florence Court
Normal Admission, Members Free

Four Peaks Challenge

Sunday 24th April
Divis and the Black Mountain
Adult £3

Jazz in the Gardens

Sunday 24th April
Mount Stewart
Normal Admission, Members Free

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Paws in the Park

Saturday 30th April
Castle Coole
Normal Admission, Members Free

Vintage Rally

Saturday 30th April
The Argory, Moy
Normal Admission, Members Free

Spring Plant Fair

Saturday 30th April
Rowallane Garden
Normal Admission, Members Free

May

      

Wildflower Nursery – Garden Improvement

Sunday 1st May
Knockbracken Belfat
Free

Dawn Chorus Walk

Sunday 1st May
Mount Stewart
Adult £8, Child £5

Apple Blosson Day

Monday 2nd May
Ardress House, Portadown
Normal Admission, Members Free

50 Things – Go Wild at Castle Ward

Monday 2nd May
Castle Ward
Normal Admission, Members Free

Cruise the Lough

Monday 2nd May
Crom, Co Fermanagh
Adult £4, Child £2

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Ramble with the Head Ranger

Saturday 7th May
Castle Ward
No Charge, Donations Welcome

Behind the Scenes—Bluebell Walks

Saturday 7th May
Downhill Demesne and Hezlett House
Normal Admission, Members Free

Car Boot Sale at Mount Stewart

Saturday 7th May
Mount Stewart
Car £5, Van £10, Trailer £15

Fishery Open Weekend

Saturday 7th May
Carrick–a–Rede
Normal Admission, Members Free

The Early Bird Catches the Worm

Saturday 7th May
Creggan Country Park
Free

Late Spring Guided Walk

Sunday 8th May
Mount Stewart
Adult £10, Child £5

Spring Walk

Sunday 8th May
Murlough NNR
Normal Admission, Members Free

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Answer the Call: First World War Posters

Thursday 12th May
Down County Museum
Free

Newtownabbey Bat Walk

Thursday 12th May
Doffer Room, Mossley Mill, Newtownabbey
Free

Candlelit Tour

Friday 13th May
Castle Coole
Adult £10

Butterfly Conservation –Get Involved!

Friday 13th May
Balmoral Park, Maze Lisburn BT27 5RE
Normal Show Admission

Minnowburn Dander

Saturday 14th May
Minnowburn
No Charge, Donations Welcome

Taste of Florence Court

Saturday 14th May
Florence Court
Normal Admission, Members Free

Tree Care at Gilford Castle

Sunday 15th May
Gilford Castle
Free

Corn Mill Bursts into Life at Castle Ward

Sunday 15th May
Castle Ward
Normal Admission, Members Free

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Dog Agility

Saturday 21st May
Castle Ward
Normal Admission, Members Free

Saint Brendan Sea Safari

Saturday 21st May
Strangford Lough
Adult £15, Child £5, Family £35

Landscape Ecology with Dr. Alan Cooper

Saturday 21st May
An Creagan Center
Free Event

Butterfly Conservation stand and Butterfly Walk

Saturday 21st May
Moneyneena Hall, An Rath Dubh, Moneyneena, Draperstown, Co. Tyrone
Free

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Habitat Restoration on Lowland raised Bog with Andy Crory from Ulster Wildlife

Wednesday 25th May
An Creagan Center
Free Event

Butterfly Monitoring Scheme – Transect Training

Wednesday 25th May
The Barge @ Lagan Valley Regional Park, 3 Lock Keeper’s Lane, Milltown Road, Belfast BT8 7XT
N/A

Resourcing Upland Communities

Thursday 26th May
The Dunloe Hotel, Beaufort, Killarney, Co. Kerry
See flyer for details

The Restoration will be Digitised

Thursday 26th May
Crescent Arts Centre
£10–£20

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Himalayan Balsam Control

Sunday 29th May
Lough Neagh Shore near Antrim
Free

County Fair

Sunday 29th May
Florence Court
Normal Admission, Members Free

Ditch Coal National Tour coming to QUB

Monday 30th May
Queen’s University Belfast, University Road BT7 1NN
Free

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June

  
01

Europe – “Competing Visions” Event

Thursday 2nd June
Riddel Hall, Queen’s University Belfast
Free

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Good Food Market

Saturday 4th June
The Argory, Moy
Normal Admission, Members Free

Mid Ulster Vintage Rally

Saturday 4th June
Springhill, Moneymore
Adult £5, Child £2

Butterfly Conservation’s Wider Countryside Butterfly Survey (WCBS)

Saturday 4th June
TBC
N/A

Scenic Forset Trek

Sunday 5th June
Florence Court
Normal Admission, Members Free

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”An Ounce of Prevention is Worth a Pound of Cure” – Public Health Agency Annual Research and Practice Conference 2016

Wednesday 8th June
Riddel Hall, Stranmillis, Belfast

09

Moth Night at Crom

Friday 10th June
Crom, Co Fermanagh
Normal Admission, Members Free

Book Fair at Castle Ward

Saturday 11th June
Castle Ward
Normal Admission, Members Free

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Garden Fete

Saturday 18th June
Springhill, Moneymore
Normal Admission, Members Free

Orchid Walk

Saturday 18th June
Portstewart Strand
Adult £2, Child £1

‘Introduction to Pollinators’

Saturday 18th June
Corrymeela Centre, 5 Drumaroan Road, Ballycastle, Co. Antrim BT54 6QU
N/A

Mid–Summer Solstice Walk

Sunday 19th June
Giant’s Causeway
Adult £7 Child £7

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Introduction to Macro–Moth Identification and Trapping

Friday 24th June
Marble Arch Caves Global Geopark, Marlbank Road, Legnabrocky, Florencecourt, Co. Fermanagh BT92 1EW
N/A

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Making It Add Up: Fundraising Training for the Heritage & Environment Sector

Monday 27th June
Clifton House, North Queen St, Belfast BT15 1ES
Morning Session free; Afternoon Session £20

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July

    
01

Car Boot Sale at Mount Stewart

Saturday 2nd July
Mount Stewart
Car £5, Van £10, Trailer £15

It’s Only Natural

Saturday 2nd July
Murlough NNR
Normal Admission, Members Free

Yogurt Popsicles Show

Saturday 2nd July
Rowallane Garden
Normal Admission, Members Free

Divis Bus Trip

Saturday 2nd July
Divis
Adult £4, Concession £3

Outdoor Adventures at the National Trust’s Crom Estate

Sunday 3rd July
Crom Estate, Upper Lough Erne, Newtownbutler, Co. Fermanagh BT92 8AJ
Normal National Trust Charges Apply

Woodland Warriors

Sunday 3rd July
Mount Stewart
£20 per participant

Heritage Bus Tour

Monday 4th July
Belfast Hills Partnership
Cost: £10 (£5 for Friends of the Belfast Hills)

Gruffalo Wildlife Trail

Tuesday 5th July
Belfast Hills Partnership
Free

Heritage Talk – Crescent Arts Centre

Tuesday 5th July
Crescent Arts Centre
Free

Pollination in Action

Wednesday 6th July
Slievenacloy
Free

Exploring Cavehill – Orienteering at Belfast Castle

Wednesday 6th July
Belfast Castle
Free

Alien Attack on Cave Hill

Thursday 7th July
Cave Hill
Free

Dance–Fit in the Hills!

Thursday 7th July
Divis Mountain
Free

Picnic and Nature walk at Ballyaghagan Cave Hill Country Park

Friday 8th July
Ballyaghagan Nature Reserve, part of Cave Hill Country Parl
Free

Butterfly Walk

Saturday 9th July
Strangford Lough
No Charge, Donations Welcome

Big Challenge Walk

Saturday 9th July
Ligoniel Park all the way to Hazelbank Park on the Shore Road.
£5

Parkrun

Saturday 9th July
Colin Glen
Free

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Pirates Picnic at Castle Ward

Monday 11th July
Castle Ward
Normal Admission, Members Free

Pirates Cellar at Pirates Picnic

Monday 11th July
Castle Ward
Normal Admission, Members Free

Teddy Bears Picnic

Tuesday 12th July
Mount Stewart
Normal Admission, Members Free

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Introduction to Macro Moth Identification and Trapping

Saturday 16th July
An Creagán, 186 Barony Road, Omagh, Co. Tyrone BT79 9AB
N/A

Music in the Drying Green

Sunday 17th July
Castle Coole
Normal Admission, Members Free

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Bug Detectives

Wednesday 20th July
Mount Stewart
£7.50 per person

Biodiversity Summer School 2016

Thursday 21st July
See flyer for details
See flyer for details

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Summer Garden Walk

Saturday 23rd July
Mount Stewart
Adult £10, Child £5

Butterfly Safari

Saturday 23rd July
Murlough NNR
Normal Admission, Members Free

Beautiful Butterflies

Sunday 24th July
Murlough NNR
Normal Admission, Members Free

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Wildlife Trackers at Mount Stewart

Wednesday 27th July
Mount Stewart
£7.50 per participant

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Go Wild with the Rangers

Friday 29th July
Carrick–a–Rede
No Charge, Donations Welcome

Junior Naturalists Day

Saturday 30th July
An Creagan Center
Free Event

Summer Jazz Series

Sunday 31st July
Castle Ward
Normal Admission, Members Free

Summer Fun Day

Sunday 31st July
Florence Court
Normal Admission, Members Free

Jazz in the Gardens at Mount Stewart

Sunday 31st July
Mount Stewart
Normal Admission, Members Free

Afternoon Tea at The Argory

Sunday 31st July
The Argory, Moy
Adult £20 (includes estate admission) Child £10 (includes estate admission) Member Adult £15 Child £7.50

      

August

Sculpture Trail

Monday 1st August
Castle Ward
Normal Admission, Members Free

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04

Go Batty

Friday 5th August
Ardress House, Portadown
Normal Admission, Members Free

Go Wild with the Rangers

Friday 5th August
White Park Bay
No Charge, Donations Welcome

Music by the Lake

Saturday 6th August
Crom Estate, Upper Lough Erne, Newtownbutler, Co. Fermanagh BT92 8AJ
Adult £10

Car Boot Sale

Saturday 6th August
Mount Stewart
Car £5, Van £10, Trailer £15

August Summer Sundays at Springhill

Sunday 7th August
Springhill, Moneymore
Normal Admission, Members Free

August Summer Sundays at The Argory

Sunday 7th August
The Argory, Moy
Normal Admission, Members Free

Summer Jazz Series at Castle Ward

Sunday 7th August
Castle Ward
Normal Admission, Members Free

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Bug Detectives at Mount Stewart

Wednesday 10th August
Mount Stewart
£7.50 per participant

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Batty Bonanza

Friday 12th August
Springhill Moneymore
Normal Admission, Members Free

Butterfly Safari Portstewart Strand

Saturday 13th August
Portstewart Strand
Adult £2, Child £1, Member Adult £2, Child £1

CraftFest 2016

Saturday 13th August
Castle Ward
Normal Admission, Members Free

Kite Festival

Sunday 14th August
Downhill Demesne and Hezlett House
Normal Admission, Members Free

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Wildlife Trackers

Wednesday 17th August
Mount Stewart
£7.50 per participant

Batty Chat at Crom

Thursday 18th August
Crom
Adult £8, Child £4, Family £20, Member Adult £8, Child £4, Family £20

Go Wild with the Rangers

Friday 19th August
Downhill Demesne and Hezlett House
No Charge, Donations Welcome

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Whale Watch

Sunday 21st August
Portmuck, Islandmagee
No Charge, Donations Welcome

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Jazz in the Garden at Mount Stewart

Sunday 28th August
Mount Stewart
Normal Admission, Members Free

Afternoon Tea at The Argory

Sunday 28th August
The Argory, Moy
Adult £20 (includes estate admission) Child £10 (includes estate admission) Member Adult £15, Child £7.50

Honey Show at Florence Court

Sunday 28th August
Florence Court
Normal Admission, Members Free

Cruise the Lough at Crom

Monday 29th August
Crom
Adult £4, Child £2, Member Adult £4, Child £2

Sizzling Summer BBQ Day

Tuesday 30th August
Rowallane Garden
Normal Admission, Members Free

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September

   
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02
03
04
05
06
07
08
09

Carnegie Oldpark – European Heritage Open Days

Saturday 10th September
Carnegie Oldpark Library, 46 Oldpark Road, Belfast BT14 6FR
Free

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13

Horizon 2020 Information Day & Brokerage Event “Climate Action, Environment, Resource Efficiency & Raw Materials”

Wednesday 14th September
European Commission, Charlemagne building, rue de la Loi 170, Brussels
See website for details

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21

Environment Ireland – State of Ireland’s environment 2016

Thursday 22nd September
Croke Park, Dublin
See website for details

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NIEL Annual Conference 2016 – Delivering Prosperity Through The Environment

Friday 30th September
Belfast Harbour Commissioner’s Office, Corporation Square, Belfast BT1 3AL
Free

 

October

     

Harvest Workshop

Saturday 1st October
Rowallane Garden
Adult £25

Free Community Open Day

Saturday 1st October
Giant’s Causeway
No Charge, Donations Welcome

Northern Ireland Potato Festival

Saturday 1st October
Causeway Hotel
No Charge, Donations Welcome

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03

Designing SuDS Course – Dublin

Tuesday 4th October
Venue TBC, Dublin
See website for details

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06
07

Remarkable Trees of Minnowburn

Saturday 8th October
Minnowburn
No Charge, Donations Welcome

Discover one of Northern Ireland’s ancient treasures this autumn

Sunday 9th October
Drumnaph Wood, Maghera
Free

Get Stuck in at Murlough

Sunday 9th October
Murlough NNR
No Charge

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12

Northern Ireland Planning Conference

Thursday 13th October
Baby Grand, Belfast
See website for details

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Brent Watch

Saturday 15th October
Strangford Lough
No Charge, Donations Welcome

Stargazing

Saturday 15th October
Carrick–a–Rede
No Charge, Donations Welcome

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17

CEEweb Academy on EU Agriculuture and Green Infrastructure

Tuesday 18th October
See website for details
See website for details

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21

Autumn Pumpkinfest

Saturday 22nd October
Castle Ward
Normal Admission, Members Free

Ghost and Gourds Spooktacular

Saturday 22nd October
Rowallane Garden
Normal Admission, Members Free

Hallowe’een Ghost Trail

Saturday 22nd October
Rowallane Garden
Normal Admission, Members Free

Half–term Hallowe’en Fest

Saturday 22nd October
The Argory, Moy
Normal Admission, Members Free

International Water Association Regional Conference – Dublin

Sunday 23rd October
Dublin City University, Helix Conference Centre
See website for details

Poison Chocolate Apple Dunking

Monday 24th October
Rowallane Garden
Normal Admission, Members Free

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28

Mexican Day of the Dead

Saturday 29th October
Giant’s Causeway
Normal Admission, Members Free

Rea’s Wood, Antrim – Woodland Management

Sunday 30th October
Rea’s Wood Antrim
Free

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November

 
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02
03
04

BTO NI Birdwatchers Conference 2016

Saturday 5th November
Lough Neagh Discovery Centre
Normal admission Early Bird Rate (to 31st October) £23. Late payment or at door £25 Senior citizen or not in full–time employment Early Bird Rate (to 31st October) £19. Late payment or at door £20

Autumn Garden Walk

Sunday 6th November
Mount Stewart
Adult £10, Child £5

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Panasonic Roadshow

Saturday 12th November
Giant’s Causeway
Normal Admission, Members Free

Near Bryansford Village, Co Down – Dry Stone Walling

Sunday 13th November
Near Bryansford Village
Free

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Copeland Bird Observatory Winter Public Meeting

Tuesday 15th November
North Lecture Theatre, Medical Biology Centre (MBC) 97 Lisburn Road, Belfast
£2

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Family Festive Film Fun

Saturday 19th November
Rowallane Garden
No Charge, Donations Welcome

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How do we establish the best outcome for NI post–referendum?

Tuesday 22nd November
Rural Community Network, 38A Oldtown Street, Cookstown
Free

Future Places – Using Heritage To Build Resilient Communities

Wednesday 23rd November
Cultra Manor, Ulster Folk and Transport Museum, Co. Down
Free

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Have a go: Coppicing

Saturday 26th November
Strangford Lough
No Charge, Donations Welcome

Christmas at Castle Ward –Crafted

Saturday 26th November
Castle Ward
Normal Admission, Members Free

Christmas Family Trail

Saturday 26th November
Castle Ward
Normal Admission, Members Free

Foster Green Hospital, South Belfast – Laurel Clearance

Sunday 27th November
Foster Green Hospital, South Belfast
Free

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Northern Ireland Agriculture and Food Conference 2016

Thursday 1st December
Craigavon Civic Centre, Co. Armagh
See website for details

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Santa at Castle Ward

Saturday 3rd December
Castle Ward
Adult £8 Child £16 Member Adult £8 Child £16

Christmas Fair at The Argory

Saturday 3rd December
The Argory, Moy
Normal Admission, Members Free

Anna Pavord In Conversation

Saturday 3rd December
Seamus Heaney HomePlace, 45 Main Street, Bellaghy
£5

Anna Pavord In Conversation

Saturday 3rd December
Seamus Heaney HomePlace, 45 Main Street, Bellaghy
£5

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Energy in Northern Ireland – the energy market, renewables and security of supply

Tuesday 6th December
TBC, Belfast
See website for details

Santa’s Magical Kingdom

Wednesday 7th December
The Argory, Moy
Adult £7, Child £15

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Fermanagh Choral Society Christmas Concerts

Friday 9th December
Castle Coole
Adult £15

Yuletide Market

Saturday 10th December
Rowallane Garden
Normal Admission, Members Free

Magical Christmas

Saturday 10th December
Castle Coole
Adult £5, Child £15

Gilford Castle, Gilford Village – Tree Planting

Sunday 11th December
Gilford Castle, Golford Village
Free

Decorate Your Gingerbread Man

Monday 12th December
Rowallane Garden
12noon – 2.30pm

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Christmas Social Event

Sunday 18th December
TBC
Free

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