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There's lots to see and do in Ards and North Down this Christmas

Saturday 18 November | Bangors' BIG Christmas Switch On
Bangor Town Centre
12noon-6pm | Free
 

Sunday 19 and 26 November | Festive Afternoon Tea
 WWT Castle Espie, Comber 
12noon-4pm | £25 for 2 people (Booking essential)
wwt.org.uk/wetland–centres/castle–espie
 

Friday 24 November | Ards Christmas Lights Switch On
Conway Square, Newtownards
5.30pm-7pm | Free 
 

Saturday 25 November | Holywood Christmas Lights Switch On
Town Centre
4.30pm | Free 
 

Saturday 25 and Sunday 26 November | Christmas Craft  Market
North Down Museum, Bangor
Saturday 10.00am-4.30pm and Sunday 12pm-4.30pm | Free 
northdownmuseum.com
 

Thursday 30 November | Comber Christmas Fair in the Square 
The Square, Comber
4pm-8pm | Free 
 

Throughout December | A Very Merry Mount Stewart Christmas 
Mount Stewart, Portaferry Road, Newtownards
See website for times and prices
nationaltrust.org.uk/ mount–stewart
 

Friday 1 and Saturday 2 December | The Creative Peninsula Christmas Craft Fayre 
Ards Arts Centre, Conway Square, Newtownards, 
10am-5pm | Donations welcome
 

Friday 1 and Saturday 2 December I Carol Ship on Strangford Lough
Portaferry and Strangford Lough
4.30pm-9.30pm
078 3453 9566 | portaferryandstrangfordtrust.org
Normal ferry charges apply, see: nidirect.gov.uk/articles/strangford-ferry-fares
 

Friday 1, 8 and 15 December | Carols by Candlelight
 Ulster Folk and Transport Museum, Cultra
7.30pm-8.30pm | See website for prices
nmni.com/uftm
 

Friday 1, 8 and 15 | December Christmas Evenings 
Ulster Folk and Transport Museum, Cultra
6pm-9pm | See website for prices
nmni.com/uftm
 

Friday 1 – Sunday 24 December | Magical Christmas Time Special
The Ark Open Farm, Newtownards
See website for times and prices
thearkopenfarm.co.uk
 

Saturday 2 December | Christmas Movie Magic at Project 24 
Project 24, Queen’s Parade, Bangor
4pm | Free 
project24ni.co.uk
 

Saturday 2 December I Sleeping Beauty - Pantomine
The Queen's Hall, Newtownards
3pm I £5
ardsarts.com
 

Saturday 2 and Sunday 3 December | Christmas Movies: The Polar Express Experience
Ulster Folk and Transport Museum, Cultra
See website for times and prices
nmni.com/uftm
 

Saturday 2 and Sunday 3 December | Santa at Pickie Funpark 
Marine Gardens, Bangor
2pm-4pm | Free
pickiefunpark.com
 

Sunday 3 December | Donaghadee Christmas Celebrations: Carole Service and Switch On
Town Centre
See website for times | Free 
visitdonaghadee.com
 

Sunday 3 December | Christmas Community Carol Service, followed by Christmas Lights Switch On 
Donaghadee Town Centre and First Presbyterian Church
Time TBC | Free http://www.visitardsandnorthdown.com/events/donaghadee-christmas-celebrations
visitdonaghadee.com
 

Sunday 3, 10 and 17 December | Christmas Train Rides
Drumawhey Junction Railway, Four Road Ends, Donaghadee
12noon-4pm | £2.50 (Ad), £2.00 (Ch)
bcdmrs.org.uk
 

Friday 8 December | Donaghadee Christmas Celebrations: Santa Parade and Market
See website for times | Free 
visitdonaghadee.com
 

Saturday 9 and Sunday 10 December | Merry Fish-mas
Exploris Aquarium, Castle Street, Portaferry
10am-6pm | See website for prices 
explorisni.com
 

Saturday 9 and Sunday 10 December | Santa at Pickie Funpark
Marine Gardens, Bangor
2pm-4pm | Free
pickiefunpark.com
 

Sunday 10 December | Donaghadee Christmas Celebrations: Santa Fun Run (5k)
Donaghadee Town - Fun run departs from Community Centre
2pm
visitdonaghadee.com
 

Sunday 10 December | The Spirit of Christmas Past
Ulster Folk and Transport Museum, Cultra
11am-4pm | See website for prices
nmni.com/uftm
 

Thursday 14 December | Christmas Concert with the Ulster Orchestra
Bangor Aurora Aquatic and Leisure Complex, Valentine Road
7pm | £10 (Ad), £5 (Ch)
ardsarts.com
 

Saturday 16 and Sunday 17 December | Santa at Pickie Funpark 
Marine Gardens, Bangor
2pm-4pm | Free
pickiefunpark.com
 

Saturday 16 – Saturday 23 December | Winter Wonderland 
Clandeboye Estate, Bangor
11am-8pm | See website for prices
winterni.com

19 November 2017 - 2 January 2018

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Contact Details

  • Address Bangor Co Down
  • Telephone 028 9127 0069 | 028 9182 6846
  • Email Bangor VIC
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