Landscape & Places

This May, let’s celebrate our landscape and places!

Can you taste the place on the plate? This month let’s show how the landscape transforms the taste

Our locations and landscapes are tied to our food and drink. This month is all about celebrating the best of local — the dishes and delicacies that we’re famous for!

Key Events Happening This Month

Shane’s Castle May Day...

A vintage event which attracts over 1,000 participants, 100 trade stands, 60 craft stalls, 30 demo stands- vintage steam engines, cars, tractors,...
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Ballycastle Market

Fresh aromas, vivid colours, eclectic treasures, buzzing crowds – a mere stroll amongst the many stalls of an Artisan Market are enough...
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Bangor Beer Club- Salty...

Bangor Beer Club is a place to meet some of the characters behind the ever growing NI brewing scene. Three years ago...
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Comber Food Tour

If you are interested in cooking and eating food, then this is the tour for you! The tour includes a visit to...
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Comber Farmers’ Market

The Comber Market is on Thursday 5th May The market has built up a strong reputation for selling fresh, seasonal, award winning...
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Comber Food Tour Takes...

Photo Caption: Newtownards entrepreneur, Mike Thompson, with his Young Buck Blue Cheeses, who will be giving a cheese demonstration during the upcoming...
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Garden Show Ireland

A Festival of Flowers, Food & Fun at Allianz Garden Show Ireland 2016! Antrim Castle Gardens will be bursting with colour at...
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Chocolate Ecstasy Tour

For those of you who have a healthy interest in chocolate and those of you who have an unhealthy interest in chocolate!...
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St Georges City Food...

There has been a Friday market on the St George’s site since 1604. The present award-winning St George’s Market, built between 1890...
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Ballycastle Diamond Market

Fresh aromas, vivid colours, eclectic treasures, buzzing crowds – a mere stroll amongst the many stalls of an Artisan Market are enough...
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Smokin’ Hot Night at...

Join us for slow cooked tender BBQ beef brisket, mouthwatering pulled pork served in buttermilk buns with our signature slaw, all served...
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Cheese Symposium

International experts will explore our European Cheese Culture: past, present and future including • History of cheese - from the prehistoric origins...
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Balmoral Show 2016

2016 will see the biggest ever NI Food Pavilion at Balmoral Show, a fitting celebration in the NI Year of Food and...
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Food Festival at Victoria...

The ever-popular FOOD FESTIVAL returns to Victoria Square on Friday 13th May – Sunday 15th May! Enjoy workshops, food demos, delicious samples...
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Dinner with a difference

Seven of Northern Ireland's finest chefs are set to cook a seven course banquet under the Mournes' Seven Peaks to raise funds...
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St Georges City Food...

There has been a Friday market on the St George’s site since 1604. The present award-winning St George’s Market, built between 1890...
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St Georges City Food...

There has been a Friday market on the St George’s site since 1604. The present award-winning St George’s Market, built between 1890...
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Gluten Free Afternoon Tea...

Join Katrina Lynch from Belfast's award-winning 'The Gluten Free Patisserie' for an Afternoon Tea Masterclass and learn how to make a delicious...
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Twilight Market at St...

Back by popular demand, Twilight Market is set to return to St George's Market this year. The Market will be open on...
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NI Annual Tourism Conference

The 2016 Annual NI Tourism Conference, taking place in Derry~Londonderry for the first time, will focus on Collaborating Locally and Competing Globally...
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Rathlin Sounds Maritime Festival

Join Causeway Coast & Glens to celebrate this great event and to enjoy the stunning scenery, diverse attractions and local culture of Ballycastle Town...
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St Georges City Food...

There has been a Friday market on the St George’s site since 1604. The present award-winning St George’s Market, built between 1890...
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Wild about foraging

Wild about foraging with Wildlife Expert David Thompson £55 per day to include lunch. Booking Essential. Limited Places David Thompson will take...
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Ballycastle Market- Maritime Festival

This Naturally North Coast & Glens market is on the 28th May from 11am to 5pm.  
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Ballymoney Market

This Naturally North Coast and Glens market is in Castlecroft Square in Castlecroft Square in Ballymoney from 11am to 3pm.
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Hot Smoking Fish at...

Learn the professional techniques required to show you how to hot smoke fish using domestic kitchen equipment at home. Hosted by Ruairidh...
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Clandeboye Estate Open Day

Come along to our only Open Day in the year and view the fabulous grounds of Clandeboye Estate! The estate is one...
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Spice Night at James...

Join us for a very special night in James St South when we merge our great menus with the spice world when...
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Intro to bread baking

Learn the principles of producing Real Bread and learn the skills required to enable you to bake it at home. Hosted by...
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This Months Offers & Promotions

May offers at Hastings Hotels

Enjoy delicious treats this month at any of the six Hastings Hotels.
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May Day at Canteen Belfast

We are open May Day Monday 8.30am – 5pm, so pop in and enjoy a May Day treat! Canteen Breakfast for Two, £10. Main & dessert from our All Day Menu, £10
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Spring Dusk ‘til Dawn at Newforge House

Put the spring back in your step, enjoy a overnight break in Ireland’s Blue Book’s “Dinkiest” Country House, Newforge House! Take a stroll in our gardens, watch the chickens in the orchard, read a book by the fire or simply get busy doing nothing!
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Canteen Belfast 2016 Menus

Small Plates Menu-  3 Small plates for £9 or £3.50 each. Bring Your Own Wine-  from 5pm Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Book your table on 90673136 or email info@canteenbelfast.com
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This Months Recipes

Apple Galette

This recipe was provided by James Street South, Belfast.
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Leg of Lamb

This recipe was provided by James Street South, Belfast
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Lough Neagh Eel, Teriyaki...

This recipe was provided by James Street South, Belfast
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Traditional Mussels

This recipe was provided by James Street South, Belfast.
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