FNL with Brigid O'Neill

Fri 2nd Oct | 8pm | Ards Arts Centre

FNL is back! Kicking us off for the new season is Brigid O'Neill with a blend of country blues, folk, and jazz, all tied together with carefully woven harmonies!

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September Exhibitions

3 - 26 Sept | Ards Arts Centre

Don't miss the 3 fabulous exhibitions taking place in September: Construct from the collection of DFP and OPW, Telling the Story in Black & White by Anne Anderson, and Figurative Ceramics from the ceramics class participants.

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Arts Funding

Applications are now open for the following three strands of arts funding: Arts Project Fund, Individual Artists Fund, Youth Arts Training Bursary.

Deadline: Wednesday 30th September, 12noon.

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23 October 2015 | 8pm | Ards Arts Centre


28 October 2015 | 8pm | Ards Arts Centre

See Sherlock Holmes, in the classic adventure, as Sir. Arthur Conan Doyle intended: in the imagination! Presented by Wireless Mystery Theatre.

02 November 2015 - 28 November 2015 | Sunburst Galley | Ards Arts Centre

Visit the Sunburst Gallery in November to view the finished drawing installation 'Curio' following artist Miguel Martin's residency throughout October of 'Curio: Work in Progress', as part of the National Big Draw Campaign.

05 November 2015 - 28 November 2015 | Georgian Gallery | Ards Arts Centre

By Millie Moore. Delicate paper sculptures feature perfectly balanced against large scale oil paintings and charcoal drawings in this exhibition inspired by place.

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22 September 2015

What if the stars made a sound...?