What’s on this weekend – 13th – 15th Oct 2017

Written by on October 14, 2017

The Big Draw
Saturday 14th October/ 12-4pm
Project 24, Queen’s Parade, Bangor. BT20 4BJ
W: Project24ni.co.uk
Get those marks moving and take part in the world’s biggest drawing Festival! From cave men to the big screen and everything in between, this year, the theme of The Big Draw aims to unite pixels, pencils and people from across the globe to celebrate the universal language of drawing.


Car Race Meeting Kirkistown – NI Championship Sprint
Saturday 14 October
Kirkistown Motor Racing Circuit, Kircubbin, BT22 1AU
T: 028 4277 1325
W: kirkistown.com
Enjoy the fun and thrills of car racing at Kirkistown on the Ards Peninsula.


Millisle Craft Fair and Afternoon Tea
Saturday 14 October/12 – 4pm
Millisle Presbyterian Church Hall, Ballywalter Road, Millisle, BT22 2HS
£: £1 admission charge
Hand crafted goodies, delicious afternoon tea and fun workshops to take home your own special creation at this family afternoon by Millisle and District Crafters.


Saturday 14 October/7.30pm
Portico, Portaferry, BT22 1LE
£: £20
T: 028 4272 8808
W: porticoards.com
This world famous Irish choral group creates a sound like no other, merging religious with secular, and popular with traditional and classical music. Beautiful, astounding, life affirming: simply gorgeous.


Mount Stewart Conversations
Saturday 14 & Sunday 15 October
Mount Stewart, Portaferry Road, Newtownards, BT22 2AD
£: varies, some free
T: 028 4278 8387
W: nationaltrust.org.uk/mount-stewart
A celebration of creativity and debate, this two-day festival will reveal the unique history of Mount Stewart and its place in history as a hothouse of creativity and individuality. The weekend will include a variety of talks, music, literature and live debates, ticketed events (pre-booked) and free activities located around the house and gardens which can be enjoyed by all.
Ian Hislop, Kate Adie, Rachel Johnson and Rosie Boycott are among the well-known speakers taking part.
In addition to the talks programme, the festival will also have a fun, family-focused programme of free events which will include an eclectic mix of participative activities, art, dance, music and much more.


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