What’s on this weekend? – 3rd & 4th Nov 2018

Written by on November 3, 2018

Artisan Bazaar at St Gall’s
Saturday 3 November/ 10am-3pm
St Gall’s Parish Church, Crawfordsburn Road, Bangor
W: St Gall’s
Enjoy browsing through our craft stalls; jewellery, homemade cakes and jams, candles, ceramics, vintage items and more!  Games and activities
available for the children. Music from St Columbanus Choir and Traditional Group.

Art Craft and Gift Fair
Saturday 3 November/ 10am-3.30pm
First Bangor Presbyterian Church, Main Street, Bangor
£: Entrance £1
Candle, Art, Jewellery, Cards, Cake Stall, Christmas Decorations, Knitwear and much more!

Portaferry’s ‘Market on the Square’
Saturday 3 November/10am – 1.30pm
Portaferry Market House.
£: Free
T: 028 4272 9598
W: Portaferry Market
Picturesque Portaferry is home to “The Market on the Square” which offers the very best in local food, art and crafts.  The bustling Market takes over the beautifully restored Market House and spills out onto the Square on the first Saturday of the month April – December.  Think quality hot and cold food produce, original art and unique designer crafts with music and a bit of chat.

Meet the Maker – Monumental
Saturday 3 – Saturday 24 November
The Space, Ards Crafts 31 Regent Street, Newtownards., BT23 4AD
£: Free
T: 028 9182 6846
W: Visit Ards and North Down
An exhibition by Ards-based ceramicist Ellen Cunningham.

Traditional Irish Bread Making 
Saturday 3 November /10.30am – 1pm
£: £50
T: 028 9754 3224
W: NI Food Tours
52a Ballymorran Road, Killinchy, BT23 6UD
Learn how to make traditional Irish breads and traybakes in Tracey’s thatched cottage on the shore of Strangford Lough, then savour the fruits of your labours, served with tea/coffee, local butter and homemade jams.  Take away a bag of tasty treats to enjoy later along with the recipes so you can recreate your masterpieces at home.

Winter Craft Fair and Afternoon Tea
Saturday 3 November 12pm/4pm
£: £1
Millisle Presbyterian Church Hall, Ballywalter Road, Millisle, BT22 2HS
Lots of handmade craft stalls including jewellery, knits, box frames, glass art, wood, cushions and accessories – perfect for Christmas gifts.

Murder Mystery Night
Saturday 3 November/ 7:30pm
North Down Museum Café, Castle Park, Bangor
£: £20
T: 028 9127 1200
W: North Down Museum
The scene is set and the “murder” happens.  You will have a chance to question the “suspects” through- out the Museum and attempt to get to the bottom of the dastardly crime. Each of the “suspects” will give out clues to ensure that the plot twists and turns.  A fork Supper will be provided in the Café, while you study the clues and recap on the available evidence.  The evening will conclude with each table guessing Motive and Murderer, followed by prize-giving.  The Museum isn’t licensed for alcohol but you are welcome to bring your own. (No spirits please!).

Sing Me the Old Songs (the Tommy Makem Songbook)
Saturday 3 November/7.30pm
Portico, Meeting House Street, Portaferry BT22 1LE
£: £18.50
T: 028 4272 8808
W: Portico
Tommy’s nephew, Tom Sweeney, and his life-long friends and musical colleagues, Kevin Evans and Brian Doherty, have combined forces to present a musical retrospective of The Tommy Makem Song Book.

Autumn Walk
Sunday 4 November/11am – 1pm
Mount Stewart, Portaferry Road, Newtownards, BT22 2AD
£: Adult £10; child £5
T: 028 4278 8387
W: Mount Stewart
The gardens at Mount Stewart were recently described as one of the Top Ten Gardens in the World and they look stunning at this time of year.  Take this opportunity to enjoy a tour of the gardens with our gardening experts.  Please note that this event takes place outside, appropriate clothing required.  Meet at Mount Stewart reception.  Booking essential.

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