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What's on in Northern Ireland, Feb 5-11 - from Carl Frampton to The Script

This week's highlights across Northern Ireland include a night with Carl Frampton in Belfast, plus Irish trio The Script return for a huge concert.

Take a look through the top events happening in NI over the next seven days:

1. The Script

  • SSE Arena, Belfast, February 6
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In celebration of their new album Freedom Child, The Script are back in Belfast.

The Irish three-piece are one of the biggest live bands, having sold over 1.4 million tickets across 203 headline shows and they sold out the legendary Croke Park stadium, see them play at the SSE Arena.

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2. The Mavericks

  • The Limelight, Belfast, February 6
Pictured: The Mavericks

Grammy Award winners The Mavericks will perform their best known hits, including best known for their hits Dance The Night Away and Here Comes My Baby, in Belfast this week.

Their recent tour comes following the release of their new album Brand New Day in March.

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3. Lord of the Dance: Dangerous Games

  • Millennium Forum,  Derry~Londonderry, February 8-11
Pictured: Michael Flatley

With all the visceral precision and thrills of the original, Lord Of The Dance: Dangerous Games features new staging, new costumes and choreography and forty of the world’s most outstanding young performers.

The show is directed by Michael Flatley, and features his protégés, Morgan Comer and Cathal Keaney.

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4. The Bob Dylan Band

  • Riverside Theatre, Coleraine, February 8
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The Bob Dylan Band celebrate Dylan’s music with a high energy approach to songs from the prolific periods of his writing from the '60s to modern times.

Playing at the Riverside Theatre, the musicians are at the top of their art and together provide a fabulous show.

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5. Foil, Arms & Hog - Oink

  • Ulster Hall, Belfast, February 8
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Former children and regular eaters Foil Arms & Hog are back with their new show on the Ulster Hall stage.

Oink is a fast paced sketch show featuring a collection of songs for the elderly, a baggage handler's interpretive dance and a shop that naively sells only balaclavas.

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6. An Evening at The Waterfront with Carl Frampton

  • Belfast, February 9
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Pictured: Carl Frampton

Spend an evening with the Pride of Belfast, 'The Jackal' Carl Frampton, as he talks about his career highlights from humble beginnings and amateur boxer days to becoming the two-weight World Champion and a global megastar.

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7. The Great Concertos: Beethoven's Violin Concerto

  • Ulster Hall, Belfast, 9 February
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Beethoven's Violin Concerto is the first giant of the genre and it is only fitting that it forms part of a season devoted to the Great Concertos.

In this rescheduled concert, Sergey Khachatryan returns to the Ulster Hall with the Ulster Orchestra to perform the piece.

Renowned as one of the great modern interpreters of the Concerto, this concert will be a spell-binding night of utter virtuosity.

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8. Winter Warmer: A Dram on the Bann

  • Coleraine, February 10
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Boat trip on the beautiful River Bann offering a relaxed and informative afternoon of whiskey and gin sampling, food tasting and a light sprinkling of stunning scenery and wildlife on the Bann Estuary.

A marvellous opportunity to appreciate the historic town from a different perspective.

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9. The Red Hot Chilli Pipers

  • SSE Arena, Belfast, February 10
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From their formation in 2002 and a cameo appearance at T in the Park in 2004, to opening the main stage in their own right in 2014, the past 15 years has seen the Red Hot Chilli Pipers become the most famous bagpipe band on the planet.

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10. Ed Byrne - Spoiler Alert

  • Ulster Hall, Belfast, February 10
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Most recently seen on Dara & Ed’s Road To Mandalay and various Mock The Weeks, Ed Byrne's multiple BBC TV appearances have made him a household name.

Ed remains the observational stand up to see and his live shows are not to be missed.

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11. Questions of A Man

  • Lyric Theatre, Belfast, February 10-11

What does it mean to be a man to 2018 ? What impact does dominate masculinity have on our society? What are the things that we as men are blind to and how do we change this?

These are among the issues raised by Questions of A Man, the latest work from Dylan Quinn Dance Theatre.

Please note this performance contains full nudity, strong language and adult themes/concepts.

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12. Valentine’s Afternoon Tea

  • Titanic Belfast, February 11
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Step back in time to a period of luxury, elegance and five-star service with Titanic Belfast’s romantic Valentine's Afternoon Tea.

A luxurious menu featuring a delicious selection of finger sandwiches, classic scones with fresh cream, mouth-watering cakes and exquisite patisserie.

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