As a business in the Templepatrick area, Coleman’s Garden Centre are well known throughout Northern Ireland for providing an exceptional level of gardening plants and products for gardens large and small. Less well known is the fact that Coleman’s Garden Centre aims to help local organisations and charities in the local community.

Now to further reinforce their commitment to supporting the local community Coleman’s Garden Centre in association with Award Winning NI Honey Producer, Michael Young MBE are delighted to confirm that they are holding a Honey Celebration Dinner in Coleman’s Garden Centre on Thursday 14th October in aid of Gift International …a small Northern Ireland based registered charity that supports some of the most challenged communities in the developing world through the provision of education, training, capacity building and funding at grassroots level, and raises awareness of global sustainability issues with donors and supporters. For more information on Gift International click here:

Richard Fry, Managing Director of Coleman’s Garden Centre, commented; “We are delighted to be back holding events of this nature within the garden centre after the challenging times we have faced during the pandemic. Everyone in the garden centre team is looking forward with great anticipation to Michael Young MBE from award winning NI Honey talking to us about bee keeping, honey production and the important role and benefits that bees play in the gardeners world. We would encourage all our customers who have an interest in beekeeping or why bees benefit your garden to take the opportunity to join us for this event by purchasing tickets that can be obtained by contacting us here at the garden centre.

The ticket only event will be held in the Garden Centre restaurant and tickets cost only £25 per person and this includes a 4 course meal including a pre dinner reception drink and the opportunity to listen to NI’s leading expert, Michael Young MBE. Available to book now – click here.


Honey Themed Dinner Menu

Nan Pizza with Honey Pears 

Served with a Bee Pollen Riata


Caribbean Chicken with Honey and Pineapple Sauce

Served with a Honey Citrus Salad, Avocado, Honey Roasted Carrots & Quinoa Tabbouleh


Honey Tiramisu


Tea or Coffee

Served with Cinnamon Honey Shortbread & a shot of Drambuie