We now have online booking 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

23 October 2015 | 8pm | Ards Arts Centre


20 November 2015 | 8pm | Ards Arts Centre


Festival Events

28 October 2015 | 8pm | Ards Arts Centre

See Sherlock Holmes, in the classic adventure, as Sir. Arthur Conan Doyle intended: in the imagination! Presented by Wireless Mystery Theatre.

08 November 2015 | Tour: 2.30pm Tales: 4pm | Kiltonga Nature Reserve, and Kiltonga Hall

Wrap up warm and enjoy a guided tour of Kiltonga Nature Reserve in all its autumnal glory. Then enjoy a warming hot chocolate or cuppa before settling in for an hour of enchanting storytelling at the beautiful Kiltonga Hall with Liz Weir.

21 November 2015 | 2.30pm | Queen's Hall, Newtownards

When three furry, funny Honey Bears ask 'Who's been eating my porridge, who's been sitting in my chair, who's sleeping in my bed?', everyone knows there can only be one answer - Goldilocks!

03 December 2015 | 7pm | Bangor Aurora Aquatic and Leisure Centre

Join your Ulster Orchestra, under the baton of the effervescent Christopher Bell, for a very special performance of enchanting carols and festive music.

03 December 2015 - 05 December 2015 | Ards Arts Centre

For a unique shopping experience, join craftspeople and artists from the Creative Peninsula at the annual 2015 Christmas Fayre

09 December 2015 | 8pm | Ards Arts Centre

In this almost totally candlelit performance and looking uncannily like Dickens, Pip Utton recreates the famous author's public readings using the script and directions that Dickens himself used. A wonderfully atmospheric start to the Christmas season.

17 December 2015 | 8pm | Ards Arts Centre

An enchanting, candlelit evening of Christmas and movie favourites, performed and hosted by one of Northern Ireland's finest sopranos, Newtownard's own Michelle Baird and her Elluna musicans

19 December 2015 | 10.30am and 12noon | Sunburst Gallery | Ards Arts Centre

Children are invited to join us in the Sunburst Gallery for a festive treat as local author Catherine Charley will read from Jill Tomlinson's acclaimed books.

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