Near the Sweet Stream

The Botanic Gardens of Belfast provide a tranquil place for city folk to gain some respite from the hustle and bustle of the streets in the Queens Quarter.  Weekday lunchtime the park lures workers from their offices for a dose of fresh air, you’ll find families and dog walkers enjoying the lawns at the weekend and on a rare hot day people … More Near the Sweet Stream

Stargazing at Armagh Planetarium

A city event – just not in the city of Belfast! Armagh Planetarium, close to the city centre of Armagh, was opened in 1968 beside the Armagh Observatory and the late great Sir Patrick Moore was appointed Director to oversee it’s construction.  It provides an astronomical education for people of all ages. The planetarium hosts various open nights … More Stargazing at Armagh Planetarium