What’s on this weekend? 1st – 3rd September 2017

Written by on August 31, 2017

23rd Annual Art Exhibition and Sale

Thursday 31 August – Sunday 3 September/ St Gall’s Church, 171 Crawfordsburn Road, Bangor

Thursday and Friday – 10am-9pm

Saturday 10am – 5pm

Sunday 11am=4pm

In association with Bangor Art Club, Watercolours, oils and acrylics by leading and local artists.


Holywood Players present “It Could Be Any One of Us” by Alan Ayckbourn

Friday 1 and Saturday 2 September/ Bangor Drama Club, Studio 1A, Hamilton Road, Bangor/ 8pm

£: £10

T: 028 9127 0069

W: www.visitardsandnorthdown.com


Summer Family Fun Day

Friday 1 September/1.30 – 5.30

Londonderry Park, Newtownards

T: Julie Bickerstaff, Barnardo’s, 07710 775641

£: Free

Bouncy castles, races and games, music and entertainment in Londonderry Park to end the summer holidays.


Car Bazaar

Saturday 2 September/9am – 12 noon

Mount Stewart, Portaferry Road, Newtownards

£: Car £5; an £10; trailer £15; free to browse

T: 028 4278 8387

W: nationaltrust.org.uk

Come along and sell your unwanted items or browse around the many stalls and pick up a few treasures.


Belfast and District Motorcycle Races at Kirkistown

Saturday 2 September/gates open 9am

Kirkistown Motor Racing Circuit, Kircubbin, BT22 1AU

T: 07742 454685

W: kirkistown.com

£: £10 including programme; children under 12 free

Belfast and District Motorcycle Club present a day of racing at Kirkistown.


Young-Choon Park

Saturday 2 September/19.30

Portico, Portaferry, BT22 1LE

£: £15; under 25’s £5 T: 028 4272 8808

W: porticoards.com

The South Korean born pianist Young-Choon Park has toured extensively, giving over 50 concerts each year in Europe, Scandinavia, South Africa and the United States. Here she performs works by Haydn, Beethoven and Chopin.

The Narrows Social Supper Club – A Kitchen Gardener Cooks

Saturday 2 September/7pm

The Narrows Social, 10 – 12 Shore Road, Portaferry, BT22 1JY

£35 per person BYO

T: 07725 646333

E: celia@spouncer.com

David and Rachel Love Cameron will prepare a 5 course meal with produce from David’s new kitchen garden business at the Walled Garden, Helen’s Bay. Booking essential.


Exhibition – The Web Theatre

Saturday 2 – Saturday 23 September

The Space, Ards Visitor Information Centre, 31 Regent Street, Newtownards, BT23 4AD

£: Free

T: 028 9182 6846

W: www.visitardsandnorthdown.com

An exhibition in Ards Visitor Information Centre by Newtownards’ hidden gem, The Web Theatre, the only privately owned theatre in Ireland.


Art in the Loft – Working with the Elements

Saturday 2 – Sunday 24 September

Portaferry Visitor Information Centre, Castle Street, Portaferry BT22 1NZ

£: Free

T: 028 4272 9882

W: visitardsandnorthdown.com


An exhibition by Patricia Millar illustrating how pottery is a collaboration between the Maker and the Elements of earth, air, fire and water.


Ulster-Scots Dander Round the Dee, Donaghadee

Sun 3 September/2.30pm

Leaves from Donaghadee Library, Killaughey Road, BT21 0BL

£: £4

T: 028 9182 6846

W: www.visitardsandnorthdown.com

Step back through the ages are you are led around the history-rich town of Donaghadee. Discover the stories behind the buildings and hear how Hugh Montgomery and his followers arrived at the harbour in 1606 to help shape present day Donaghadee. Booking essential.



For further information please visit


Newtownards Visitor Information Centre

31 Regent Street


BT23 4AD


Tel: 028 9182 6846

Website: www.visitardsandnorthdown.com

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