Family Fun day

Castle Youth Club, Ballymoney are holding a Family Fun Day on Saturday 13th August, 12pm - 5pm at Castle St carpark.

Bouncy castle, bungee run, penalty kick, welly throwing, glamorous gran + bonny baby competition, BBQ, and more. Everyone welcome.

Historical Tours

Ballymoney Borough Arts Committee continues its summer programme of Historical Tours on Saturday 13 August, well-known archaeologist and author Jon Marshall, will lead a bus tour of important, seldom visited historical sites in the Ballymoney area.

This is the perfect introduction to the ancient heritage in our landscape and a chance to discover more about Stone Age tombs, ring forts, mottes, old graveyards and the people who populated this region during the last few thousand years. This tour takes place from 10.30am-4.30pm and tickets are £10 including lunch.

There are a maximum number of 30 tickets available for all of these tours so booking is advisable. Tickets are available from Tourist Information at the Town Hall 028 2766 0230.

Charity dance

FRIENDS of the MRI Scanner Appeal are holding a charity dance.

The event will take place in McLaughlin’s Corner, Kilrea on Friday, August 12. Doors open at 8pm with dancing till late.

Music by Knoxville Country. Admission £5. This is going to be a night to remember.

Pub Quiz

A Pub Quiz to raise money for local medical charity NI Chest Heart and Stroke (NICHS) is to take place at Mullaghans Bar Rasharkin on Friday 12 August at 8pm.

The quiz is being organised by Assumpta McGill from Aghadowey, Eibhlin McMullan, Rosemary O’Mullan and Veronica McKinley all from Rasharkin to raise sponsorship to take part in the charity’s Slieve Donard Challenge to support local NICHS services for people with respiratory illness, heart disease and stroke across Northern Ireland.

”If you would like to put your best boot forward and join Veronica and friends on the NICHS Slieve Donard Challenge on Sunday 14th August then contact Pauline Millar on 028 9026 6705 or email [email protected] or visit for more information.

For more information on the Pub Quiz in Mullaghan’s Bar on Friday 12 August contact Veronica McKinley on 07761840047 or 02829571758 evenings only.

Fiddlin Around

Ballymoney Town Hall on Thursday 25th August at 8pm is the place to be for Claudy’s fiddling sensation Ritchie Remo will be officially launching his new album (Fiddlin around) which is available for request on all the major radio station worldwide.

Ritchie Remo is not only a Fiddler, Singer, Songwriter, but one of the finest entertainers in the business.

His new album features ‘Tipperary Girl’, ‘The Devil Went Down To Baton Rouge’, ‘Fare Ye Well’, among others.

This dynamic performer captivates audiences everywhere he goes.

Don’t miss the opportunity to see this lively showman in action.

Joining Ritchie on the night will be Ballymoney’s very own Alastair Coyles, Radio Star’s Cowboy Larry, Andy Lowry (The Singing Diggerman).

The show will be compered by Downtown Radio’s Warren Smyth and the backing band will be Ireland’s Music Man Steve Farlow. Admission is only £5.

Car boot

A charity car boot sales continue this Saturday at Silvercliffs holiday village on the Clare Road.

The event starta at 10am to 1pm. Admission £5 per seller, this weeks gate money goes to community rescue service. All welcome. for more info contact Paul on 07549700707