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What's on: 6 things to do in Northern Ireland this week

Take a quick look at what's on across Northern Ireland this week.

1. Rose Week at Sir Thomas and Lady Dixon Park, Belfast - Monday, July 17 - Sunday, July 23

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Rose Week in Belfast

Rose Week is a celebration of the stunning rose garden at Sir Thomas and Lady Dixon Park and is now one of Belfast’s most popular annual events.

There will be music and entertainment for all the family throughout the week, with daily events including face painting, bouncy castles, mega slide, balloon modelling, and Punch & Judy shows.


Monday - Friday: 10am - 8pm

Saturday: 11am – 5.30pm

Sunday: 1.30pm – 5.30pm

Price: Free

For more information visit:

2. Foyle Cup in Derry~Londonderry - Monday, July 17 - Saturday, July 22

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Foyle Cup in Derry~Londonderry

The Foyle Cup is one of Ireland's premier youth tournaments with matches played at over 30 venues in Derry city and throughout counties Londonderry, Tyrone & Donegal.

Matches are spaced out across the day, allowing spectators to watch up to 3 games every day.

Admission charges apply - visit for more information.

3.  Kaz Hawkins album launch at Belfast Cathedral - Saturday, July 22

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Kaz Hawkins Piano and Vocal Album Launch at Belfast Cathedral

Belfast's multi award winning blues queen Kaz Hawkins steps out of her blues shoes to release a piano and vocal album 'Don't You Know' at Belfast Cathedral.

A special concert that will take you through the journey of a woman who says music saved her life and her campaign to increase awareness for mental health through her music.

Price: £20

4. Super Cup NI in Coleraine - Sunday, July 23

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Super Cup NI in Coleraine

Super Cup NI celebrates the 35th edition of one of the world's best youth football tournaments.

Teams from far and wide come to compete in the Junior, Premier and Under 21 sections of the competition.

The matches are played at various venues across the Causeway Coast area with the finals taking place at the Ballymena Showgrounds on Friday, July 28.

The tournament kicks off on Sunday, July 23 with a colourful parade of the football teams around the town of Coleraine.

5. Strawberry Tea Fair at Ballance House, Crumlin - Saturday, July 22

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Strawberry Tea Fair at Ballance House, Crumlin

Enjoy a complimentary bowl of strawberries and lots of entertainment for the kids at the annual Strawberry Tea Fair event in the Glenavy countryside.

Guided tours of the house will also be available, along with lunch in the tea barn, and market stalls and craft activities.

Kids will also get the opportunity to meet Pip the Shetland Pony, try out the mini-obstacle course, balloon-modelling, outdoor games and face-painting.

Price: 50p - £3

6. Armagh City Guided Walking Tours - July 19-22

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Armagh City Guided Walking Tours

Walk through Armagh’s rich history as you hear stories and anecdotes about the area, learn about the city’s renowned Georgian architecture and stroll along the distinct cobble streets as you unearth some of the city’s hidden gems along the way.

Times: 11am and 1pm

Price: £4

Departure point: Armagh Visitor Information Centre

Other information: Suitable footwear is recommended. Please be aware that tours may contain steps, slopes and hills.

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