Fun Days Out In June

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Summer is finally upon us and we’ve found some fun activities for you and your family to do this month.

RHS Garden Harlow Carr

Garden lovers will be in their element at RHS Garden Harlow Carr as they host their first series of Garden Inspiration Weekends this June. 

Visitors pose for photos with the floral RHS letters at RHS Tatton Park Flower Show 2021.

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There are loads of events happening over the month which include:

Saturday 10 & Sunday 11 June: Grow Your Own

Learn how to grow tasty ingredients and create some delicious dishes with inspirational talks from expert Martin Fish.

Saturday 17 & Sunday 18 June: Creative Containers

Learn how to make the most of your space to create the garden of your dreams.

Saturday 24 & Sunday 25 June: Cut Flower Gardens

Create your own beautiful flower garden and stunning displays with masterclasses from floristry expert Jonathan Moseley.

With cookery workshops, meet the author talks and live music, there’s lots to keep you occupied. Take a trip along for a weekend of fun!

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National Portrait Gallery

The National Portrait Gallery in London will be reopening on June 22 after a three-year transformation.


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The first exhibition to open will be Yevonde: Life and Colour, on display from June 22 – October 15, which will explore the life and career of twentieth century photographer Yevonde who pioneered the use of colour photography in the 1930s.

Paul McCartney, Photographs 1963–64: Eyes of the Storm will be on display from June 28 – October 1. The exhibition features never-before-seen photographs taken by Paul McCartney between December 1963 and February 1964 at the start of Beatlemania.

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Glasgow Jazz Festival

In the mood for a boogie? From June 14 – 18 Glasgow will be taken over by some of the best jazz musicians from around the world at the Glasgow Jazz Festival.


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There will be 30 events held around the city in locations such as Òran Mór, The Glad Café and The Rum Shack.

Master trombonist Steve Turre, trumpeter Matthew Halsall and award-winning violinist Seonaid Aitken will be performing as well as other local talents.

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Pembrokeshire Street Food Festival

Foodies should head to Tenby for a weekend of food and fun. The Street Food Warehouse and their team will be serving up some scrummy street food from June 16 – 18.


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Overlooking the glorious Tenby South Beach, this is a great family friendly event with a range of cuisines on offer so you won’t be leaving with an empty stomach!

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We’ll Meet Again, 1940s Vintage and Victory Weekend at the Farm

Step back time to the 1940s at Tatton Park in Cheshire where guests can take part in various wartime activities.


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Lindy Hop dancing, 1940s singalong and an Airbourne War Memorial Tour are all on the agenda, along with special guest singer Rachel Mercer who will be serenading visitors on both days.

Learn about Tatton Park’s role in the wartime years and how the Land Girls and Home Guard lived during that time.

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Music in the Parks 2023

Belfast City Council are running a programme of live music in various parks in the city throughout June all the way until September. Modern country, folk and African drumming sessions are just some of the exciting performances happening this month.


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The programme for June:

June 4, 2pm-5pm: Northern Ireland Bands’ Association at Ormeau Park

June 11, 1pm-3pm: Duffy Family Band at Falls Park

June 16, 1pm-3pm: Donna Nakumsa, African Drumming Circle at Alexandra Park

June 23, 1pm-3pm: Jackie Rainey at C.S. Lewis Square

June 30, 1pm-3pm: Wookalily (Folk) at Sir Thomas and Lady Dixon Park

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Hope Wilson

I love travelling and food- so it's a good job I'm the travel and cookery editor for My Weekly! I also get involved with the real life section of the magazine as helping people share their story is one of my passions.