Carols by candlelight


Ongoing exhibitions all year round. See website for details.

Ards Crafts is a contemporary retail craft and design centre, in our Visitor Information Centre in Newtownards. The centre provides a platform for the promotion of craft businesses located within the Ards and North Down Borough.

The centre also hosts monthly craft exhibitions, workshops, maker talks and creative development seminars.

Open Mon-Fri 9.15am-5pm & Sat 9.30am – 5pm 

Saturday 7 – Saturday 28 October 
Meet the Maker: ‘What is Lithography? Original Printmaking Through Process’
Traditional stone lithography, photo-plate and waterless lithography

Saturday 4 -  Saturday 25 November 
Meet the Maker: ‘What is Digital Printmaking? Original Printmaking Through Process’
Seacourt Print Workshop present the final in their series of Meet the Maker exhibitions

Saturday 2 – Saturday 23 December 
Meet the Maker: ‘Hand-made for Christmas’
Unique and inspired handcrafted Christmas decorations, designed and made by local Craftspeople

Ongoing exhibitions all year round. See website for details.  

7 October 2017 - 31 December 2018

Opening Times

  • Mon-Fri 9.15am-5pm Sat 9.30am – 5pm


Contact Details

  • Address Ards Crafts 31 Regent Street Newtownards Co Down BT23 4AD
  • Telephone 028 9182 6846
  • Email Ards Crafts
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