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Free family fun every Saturday in July and August | Exhibitions in Art in the Loft

JULY - Family Fun

Sat 1       Clayrazy Workshop and Glitter Tattoos

Sat 8       Bricks4Kidz Lego Workshop and Balloon Modelling

Sat 15     Magic Show

Sat 22     Animal Roadshow and Face Painting

Sat 29     Science Workshop and Balloon Modelling 


AUGUST - Family Fun

Sat 5       Science Workshop and Glitter Tattoos

Sat 12     Doodlebugs Workshop

Sat 19     Plant and Play - Planting Seed Wrokshop and Design a Fairy Garden

Sat 26     Animal Road Show and Children's Crafts


FREE admission

The Loft Gallery is located on the first floor of the centre, overlooking the stunning Strangford Lough.

Saturday 6 – Sunday 28 May
‘A Moment in Time’

This exhibition of glass art and ceramics by Agnes Eaton is inspired by singular moments in time; the artist taking influence from the immediate colours and textures of her surroundings and translating these into artworks that reflect these memories.

Saturday 3 – Sunday 25 June

Textile Artist Jenni Cheung presents a collection of mixed media artwork inspired by the sea.

Saturday 1 –  Sunday 30 July 

‘The Trains Don’t Stop Here Anymore’
Robert JE Simpson presents a collection of images centred around abandoned railways of Northern Ireland. 

Saturday 5 – Sunday 27 August 
‘The Language of Pain’

An exhibition by the Martin family addressing the hidden side of pain.

Saturday 2 – Sunday 24 September
‘Working with the Elements’

Pottery is a collaboration between the Maker and the Elements of earth, air, fire and water.
This exhibition, by Ards-based ceramicist Patricia Millar, shows the results of working with the Elements in our immediate countryside. 

1 July 2017 - 24 September 2017

Opening Times

  • 2pm–4pm


  • Free

Contact Details

  • Address The Stables Castle Street Portaferry Co Down BT22 1NZ
  • Telephone 028 4272 9882
  • Email
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