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

30 September 2016 | 8pm | Ards Arts Centre


21 October 2016 | 8pm | Ards Arts Centre


18 November 2016 | 8pm | Ards Arts Centre

Join us for an intimate and relaxing evening of wonderful original songs, with three of Northern Ireland's foremost female songwriters. Acoustic instruments and exquisite vocals are sure to create a unique and mellow atmosphere.

Festival Events

06 October 2016 | 8pm | Anthony Toner: An Evening of John Prine Songs

Born in Coleraine and now based in Belfast, Anthony Toner is one of Northern Ireland's most popular and acclaimed songwriters and guitarists.

22 October 2016 | 2pm - 4pm

The world's largest drawing festival, for those who love to draw, as well as for those who think they can't!    

26 October 2016 | 8pm | Space Theatre, SERC. Castle Park, Bangor

This dark celebration of female gothic is adapted and performed by Rebecca Vaughan (Dalloway, Austen's Women, I, Elizabeth). Directed by Olivier Award Winner, Guy Masterson (Morecambe).

28 October 2016 | 8pm | Ards Arts Centre

Green & Blue explores the realities faced by the individuals who patrolled the border during the height of the conflict.

05 November 2016 | The Chamber, Bangor Castle

The Hot Club of Cowtown create an intoxicating blend of jaw-dropping virtuosity and down-home melodies, weaving together country, ragtime, big band jazz and blues to awesome effect.

17 November 2016 | 8pm | Space Theatre, SERC

See Ghostbusters as it was intended to be seen!

28 November 2016 | 8pm | The Web Thetare, North Street, Newtownards

To celebrate the 30th anniversary of this 80's / Bowie cult classic we bring you a special screening at the Web Theatre! Starring: David Bowie and Jennifer Connelly.

02 December 2016 - 03 December 2016 | 10am - 5pm | Ards Arts Centre, Conway Square, Newtownards

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

03 December 2016 | 2pm - 6pm | The Space/SERC, Castle Park Road, Bangor
Castle Park Road, Bangor

Ards Arts delighted to welcome back Squash Box Theatre with their new show which is a celebration of everything Christmassy, from fir trees, fairy lights, sleigh bells and snowflakes to crackers, carols, presents and puddings!

09 December 2016 | 8pm | The Chamber at Bangor Castle

After a sell-out show in Ards in 2015, we are delighted to welcome back Pip's incarnation of Charles Dickens for audiences in Bangor and Portaferry.

10 December 2016 | 8pm | Portico, Portaferry

After a sell-out show in Ards in 2015, we are delighted to welcome back Pip's incarnation of Charles Dickens for audiences in Bangor and Portaferry.

16 December 2016 | 8pm | The Queen's Hall, West Street, Newtownards

Swingabella is a close-harmony vocal trio bringing back the sassy sound of the 30's, and 40's - the Swing era.

19 December 2016 | 7pm | Bangor Aurora Aquatic & Leisure Complex

An evening of Christmas cheer awaits with the Ulster Orchestra.

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