Performance

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

28 April 2017 | 8pm | Ards Arts Centre

Having honed his song writing for over 20 years, Stephen McCartney has found a unique
and honest voice that blends folk traditions from America with those closer to his native
Northern Ireland.

Festival Events

30 April 2017 | 4pm | Kiltonga Hall, Newtownards

Enjoy a warming hot chocolate before settling in for an hour of enchanting
folklore and fairy tales at the beautiful Kiltonga Hall with Ulster's finest storytellers.

11 May 2017 | 8pm | The Chamber, Bangor Castle

A Night in Nashville features three singer/songwriters from Nashville, Tennessee. Jenn Bostic, Sarah Darling, and Michael Logen will be performing original songs in the round, as well as sharing the stories behind them.

11 May 2017 | 7.30pm | Portico, Portaferry

April Verch steps, sings, and fiddles with a fresh and feisty approach to deep North American traditions.

19 May 2017 | 8pm | The Web Theatre, Newtownards

Based on the book 'The Faerie Thorn and Other Stories' by Jane Talbot, The Faerie Thorn will recreate Talbot's dark, imaginative and bewitching tales

28 May 2017 - 28 April 2017 | 8pm | Portico, Portaferry

NI Opera presents Love, Lust and Loss, featuring operatic favourites and songs by Handel, Mozart, Schumann, accompanied by pianist Gail Evans.

16 June 2017 | 7.30pm | Bangor Abbey

The Ulster Orchestra is delighted to perform at Bangor Abbey as part of its 'On Your Doorstep' concert series.

07 July 2017 - 25 August 2017 | 12.30pm-1.30pm | Conway Square, Newtownards

Come along and enjoy a range of outdoor performances every Friday lunchtime in July and August!

18 July 2017 - 19 July 2017 | 2pm and 6pm | Bangor Castle Walled Garden

Heartbreak Productions presents 'Billionaire Boy' an outdoor theatre adaptation of the hilarious children's novel by David Walliams!

20 July 2017 | 7pm | Bangor Castle Walled Garden

Social commentary, humour and parody ensure that Heartbreak Production's outdoor performance of Northanger Abbey will be the perfect summer evening's entertainment.

21 July 2017 | 7pm | Bangor Castle Walled Garden

A farcical romp through English entertainment, this original, interactive, outdoor murder mystery by David Kerby-Kendall is part Downton, part Agatha Christie, and a whole lot of fun.

17 August 2017 | 8pm | Ards Art Centre

Kabosh's newest production is a poignant new drama exploring how recent migrants navigate the necessary support systems through translation.

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