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Cinema: Daddy’s coming home again for Christmas with an all star cast... you better watch out

Don’t mess with Mark Wahlberg in the run-up to Christmas. Misbehave and coal in your stocking will be the least of your problems.

TV and Film
Fish City Belfast Kids Club

Award-winning restaurant runs Northern Ireland’s first seafood Kids’ Club

A trail-blazing Belfast restaurant is casting its net to get schoolchildren hooked on fish.

Eating Out
Mark Feehily returns with new album

Westlife’s Mark Feehily returns with Christmas album

Mark Feehily, the multi-Brit Award-winning star, who notched up 14 number one hit records as one of Westlife’s lead vocalists is set to provide the soundtrack to Christmas with the release of his new festive album aptly titled Christmas. To celebrate the release of the new album, Mark will perform a limited number of Christmas Unplugged Shows around the UK and Ireland including a Belfast date at the Empire Music Hall on December 18.

Cast of Peter Pan

Catch Peter Pan panto at the Grand Opera House

May McFettridge and the cast of Pater Pan fly in to the Grand Opera House to begin rehearsals for this year’s panto. Peter Pan is on course to be Northern Ireland’s most successful pantomime ever with 70,000 tickets already booked ahead of opening night on Saturday December 2.

Theatre and Comedy
Cliona Hagan, Derek Ryan, Lisa McHugh and Johnny Brady at the launch of the 2018 Farmers' Bas' concert, to take place at the SSE Arena, Belfast, next October. Picture: Cliff Donaldson

Farmers’ Bash 2018 predicted to be bigger than inaugural event

It is just over a month since the Irish country music jamboree known as the Farmers Bash took place at the SSE Arena becoming the biggest indoor event the country genre has yet seen in Ireland.


Former teen heartthrob David Cassidy dies at 67

Hollywood stars have paid tribute to teen heartthrob David Cassidy following his death at the age of 67.


Doctor Who Christmas Special - what we know so far

The Doctor Who Christmas Specials are part of telly tradition, but interest in this year's festive instalment ('Twice Upon a Time') is more feverish than ever.

TV and Film

Sarah Lancashire: Prince William told me he never watched Happy Valley

Happy Valley star Sarah Lancashire said she was thrilled and "slightly speechless" after receiving the OBE.

TV and Film

'Accidental star' Nick Nolte honoured on Hollywood Walk of Fame

Nick Nolte was praised as going from a crook to an accidental movie star who netted Oscar nominations when he was honoured on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
TV and Film
File photo dated 17/08/57 of children's author Enid Blyton at St James Church, London. Enid Blyton's children's novel The Magic Faraway Tree is being adapted for the big screen

Enid Blyton classic The Magic Faraway Tree heads to the big screen

Enid Blyton’s children’s novel The Magic Faraway Tree is being adapted for the big screen.

TV and Film
Tickets for Iron Maiden's concert in Belfast next year go on sale to the general public on Friday November 14, 2017 at 9am.

Iron Maiden - Belfast 2018 - How to purchase tickets

Iron Maiden fans in both Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland will be keen to get their hands on tickets to the band's Legacy of the Beast Tour when it comes to Belfast in 2018.
File photo dated 14/02/17 of Great British Bake Off judge Prue Leith, who says she could not sleep for days after accidentally revealing the show's winner early

Prue Leith: I couldn’t sleep after my Great British Bake Off slip

Great British Bake Off judge Prue Leith says she could not sleep for days after accidentally revealing the show’s winner early.

TV and Film
AC/DC guitarist Malcolm Young

AC/DC guitarist Malcolm Young dies aged 64

AC/DC guitarist Malcolm Young has been hailed by his band as a "visionary" after his death at the age of 64.

Brenda Shankey

Popular Northern Ireland business woman Brenda Shankey reveals her makeup bag secrets

Brenda Shankey is one of Northern Ireland’s best loved hair stylists and businesswomen.


Local brewery hosts first festive weekend in aid of Cash for Kids

Hilden Brewery has announced it will host its very first festive weekend over November 25 and 26 in partnership with children’s charity, Cash For Kids, with all admission fees to be donated directly to the Mission Christmas appeal.

Eating Out
The News Letter's Laura McMullan talks to Country singing sensation Derek Ryan

King of Country Music Derek Ryan on why it’s all about the music

Having spent the formative years of his career as one fifth of a chart-topping boy band, Derek Ryan had as good an insight into the way the music industry worked as anyone when the time came for him to go solo.

Pictured outside the new Paper Cup coffee shop are (L-R) John McKinney, owner of Paper Cup and James Eyre, Commercial Director at Titanic Quarter.

New coffee shop and catering business opens in Belfast’s Titanic Quarter

A new coffee shop and catering business, Paper Cup, has opened in the heart of Belfast’s vibrant Titanic Quarter, adding to the growing hospitality, retail and leisure offering in the area.

Eating Out
Kate Smeltzer, one of the many people who have benefitted from a Chroncially Fabulous makeover and fashion shoot

You look ‘chronically fabulous’ darling

A few years ago Lisburn photographer Debbie Deboo teamed up with model Felicity McKee to create ‘Chronically Fabulous’, a project aimed at making people with chronic illness and disabilities look and feel fantastic.

Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them is a prequel to the original Harry Potter books/films.

Harry Potter fans split over new movie casting

The title and cast of the sequel to Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them has officially been revealed by Warner Bros.

TV and Film
Aoife Murphy was on hand to help Santa get ready for the Santa Parade

There is a Santa Parade happening in Belfast city centre

Santa-mad children (and some adults) might be interested to hear that Mr Claus himself is coming to Belfast city centre this weekend.

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