Performance

Online booking is available for all our performances - so you can book at any time of the day!  Simply click on the TicketSource BUY TICKETS link at the top of our web page!

Or if you prefer, you can call the Box Office on 028 9181 0803 during office opening hours (Mon - Thurs 9am - 5pm and Fri 9am - 4.30pm).

Friday Night Live

01 February 2019 | 8pm | Ards Arts Centre

The Rapparees, a 5 piece folk and traditional band based in Belfast, are about as exciting an act as you're likely to encounter on the circuit at the moment.

22 February 2019 | 8pm | Ards Arts Centre

This is a fabulous 'feel good' evening of all time greats by Irish artists.

22 March 2019 | 8pm | Ards Arts Centre

Anthony Toner (once memorably described as 'James Taylor meets John Prine in a second hand book shop') returns to Ards Arts Centre for 2 shows to celebrate the release of his ninth album, Our Lady of the Wind and Rain.

23 March 2019 | 8pm | Ards Arts Centre

Anthony Toner (once memorably described as 'James Taylor meets John Prine in a second hand book shop') returns to Ards Arts Centre for 2 shows to celebrate the release of his ninth album, Our Lady of the Wind and Rain.  

26 April 2019 | 8pm | Ards Arts Centre

Mandy's live performances, alongside her lap steel guitar playing husband Graham, are equally both delightful and captivating.
With special guests The Hideaways.

Festival Events

19 January 2019 | 12noon, 1pm, 2pm | Ards Arts Centre

Come and take a closer look and listen to Your Little Tiny Welcome at Ards Arts Centre, a wonderfully funny and touching introduction to our world for babies, children, parents and, well, everybody really.

15 February 2019 | 8pm | Bangor Castle

David C Clements has been grabbing the attention of music lovers through his exceptional live performances for quite some time with swelling melodies and vocals touched with the ache of experience, retelling tales that feel at once both insightful and familiar.

15 March 2019 | 7.30pm | Portico, Poraferry

Inspired by the true story of the 17th Century Portrush Giantess, Mary Murphy, Freak Show is an original blast of irreverent theatre from Big Telly Theatre Company.

21 March 2019 | 8pm | Bangor Castle

Winner of two BBC Folk Awards, Dublin-born traditional singer and bouzouki player Daoirí Farrell has quickly become one of the most important singers in Irish folk music.

03 April 2019 - 07 April 2019 | Various throughout Newtownards

The Ards International Guitar Festival is back with a bang in April 2019! Expect a jam-packed line-up of, blues, folk, rock, bluegrass and classical and contemporary music for guitar aficionados across the borough.

06 April 2019 | 11am | Ards Arts Centre

Suitable for ages 2 - 7 years.
The Sing to Me Tour features songs from Kyle Riley's 2018 release by the same title. With some traditional children's music and a couple of tunes for the adults too join us for this entertaining and engaging family concert as part of the 2019 Ards International Guitar Festival.

12 April 2019 | 8pm | Bangor Castle

Fire in the Blood
Los Dramáticos (Chile, Spain, Ireland) invite you to accompany them on a musical journey through the cultures of the Latin world.

25 April 2019 | 8pm | Studio 1A, Bangor

Isoceles Theatre Company (Pat Abernethy and Dave Marsden) introduce this fast-paced adaptation of Robert Louis Stevenson's classic novel that has enthralled audiences throughout Britain and Ireland.

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