Here’s a list of up and coming dates for your diary...!

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Treasure Hunt

A treasure hunt organised by Lavin L.O.L. 913 will take place on Thursday 30th June.

Cars to leave Lavin Orange Hall from 7.30 p.m. Everyone is welcome to take part.

Night at the Races

One2one Care and Support Services is hosting a night at the races in aid of Northern Ireland Chest Heart and Stroke on 25th June in Drumadoon, Cloughmills at 8pm!

Great prizes donated from local businesses including Northern Ireland shirt signed by Captain Steven Davis. Supper provided.

Night at the Races

There will be another Night at the Races on 24th June 2016 at 7.30pm at Ballymoney Football Club for MacMillan Cancer Unit at Antrim Area hospital.

Curtis Magee Fanfayre

The 11th annual Curtis Magee Fanfayre takes place once again in The Lodge Hotel, Coleraine, from Sunday, June 19 to Wednesday, June 22.

Following on from the success of the past ten years, this highly successful event will once again see fans, friends and followers of this popular singer and top entertainer descend into the town of Coleraine from all over the UK and Ireland. Full line up on our website.

Band Parade in Armoy

Pride of the Park Flute Band will be having their annual band in Armoy on Friday 24th June, starting at 8.30pm sharp. Bands are asked to assemble at Deane Park in the village. A disco will take place afterwards in the Rook’s Nest. All money raised will go towards band funds.

Roseyards Tractor Run

Roseyards Presbyterian Church Dark Hedges Tractor Run will be held on Wednesday, June 29.

Tractors leave Roseyards Church Hall from 7pm.

Proceeds in aid of Diane Cusick and Early Childhood Development in Zambia.

Subscription £5 per person. Contact Alan Blair on 028 207 41621. Light supper will also be provided.

BBQ and dance

Ballinlea LOl1511 are holding their annual BBQ and dance on Friday, July 8. Tickets £10 and available from Andrew on 07759142109 or Gardiner on 07801416736. Food served at 8.30pm. Music by Herbie.

Stranocum BBQ and dance

Stranocum LOL 749 will be holding their annual BBQ and dance on Saturday, June 25 from 7.30pm - 1am. Music will be provided by Shaun McAllister. Tickets £12.50. For a great night of food, entertainment and craic contact Noel Anderson (07707188085) for tickets. Food served 7.30pm.

Mosside Parade

Mosside Rising Sons of Ulster Accordion Band is holding an Annual Band Parade. The event will be held in Mosside on Wednesday, June 29. Bands to assemble at Mosside Orange Hall at 7.45pm.

Artisan market

To start the Kingdom of Dalriada Ulster-Scots festival the artisan market will be in Ballymoney this month.

The evetn will take place at Castlecroft area, Main Street on Saturday 25th June from 11am to 3.30pm.

Come and enjoy home made gifts and unique products alongside Ulster-Scots musical entertainment during the day. Something for everyone in the town centre.

Fun in the Park

An evening of free activities with archery, climbing wall, face painting, Highland Games and Ulster-Scots entertainment in Riverside Park from 6pm to 9pm on Friday 1st July, a relaxing start to the summer holidays as part of the festival.

Charlie McAfee Video Show

Organisers are delighted to be able to show some of Charlie McAfee’s old video collections from around the Ballymoney area as part of the Kingdom of Dalriada Ulster-Scots Festival on Tuesday 28th June in the town hall from 7.30pm.

Come and enjoy watching the events around the town and the people as Charlie was always on hand to record them from the 1970’s onwards in his own unique way.

Alex Blair will also give a short introduction. Free admission.

Party in the Park,

Come and enjoy a free music concert in the Riverside Park, Ballymoney on Thursday 30th June from 6pm to 10.30pm as part of the Kingdom of Dalriada Ulster-Scots Festival. Performers include Country singers such as Hugo Duncan, Justin McGurk, Alastair Coyles, Yasmin Walker, Owen Mac, Irene Bates and many more plus some Ulster-Scots performers and finishing the night of with Deja Vu. Admission is free and catering will be available on site.

Festival Finale in St. Patrick’s Parish Centre

To conclude the festival, we willl with some great Ulster-Scots acts and Music from Dunloy Accordion Band, Glenkeen Fife and Drum and Macosquin Flute Band, alongside Fiddler Adam, Dick Glasgow and Grahame Harris Piping and many more.

Family funday with bungee Trampolines, bouncy Castles, Face painters, Cartoon Characters, Krazy Karts, BBQ, Mr. Slushtails all in attendance and with free admission its sure to be a great way to spent a Saturday afternoon in Ballymoney. Doors open at 12 noon