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A number events are taking place in the village of Ballywalter that celebrate the Ulster-Scots heritage of the area between the 7th of September and the 12th.

Talk on Ulster Scots Language
7th September | 7.30pm | Free
Ballywalter Orange Hall, Harbour Road

The Ulster Scots Language Society are presenting the launch of two books at this event. The books are
“Oul Licht and other Ulster Scots poems” by Phillip Robinson and “On Slaimish an Ulster Scots Collection” by Jim Fenton

The evening will also feature music and craic.

This event marks the launch of two new books by Phillip Robinson and Jim Fenton.


Ballywalter Ulster Scots Festival Concert
8 September | 7.30pm | Free but a donation would be appreciated
Ballywalter Pres.Church Hall

A Concert of music and dance featuring Ballywalter Flute Band, Michele Johnston Scottish dancers, Kirkistown Pipe Band, Donaghadee Fyfe and Drum, The Thompson Brothers. The compere Willie Cromie will be telling stories

An evening of music, poems and Scottish dancing.

Tea and coffee will be served.

There is a large car park beside the hall.


Ulster-Scots Autumn Lectures: The Killing Times
12 September | 7.30pm | Free 
Ballywalter Pres.Church Hall
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Further lectures with the Ulster-Scots theme will be taking place in September and October. Search 'Ulster-Scots Autumn Lectures' on this site.

7 September 2017 - 8 September 2017

Opening Times


  • All events. Space limited for talks Free

Contact Details

  • Address Ballywalter Orange Hall and Presbyterian Church (Minor Hall) Ballyhalbert Co Down BT22 2PJ
  • Telephone 0711 191 458
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