One of the biggest event days in the year - Saturday 20 April

20 April 2019 - 22 April 2019
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The fun starts at 12noon and there is something for everyone throughout the town.

Featuring some of your favourite storybook characters, Mr McGregor's Garden, children's workshops, Hotch Potch Fairy Tale Tours, the Easter Bunny, storytelling, Puppet Shows and so much more!

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Did you know that we will be hosting the Milkshake Live! Monkey's Milkshake Musical on Saturday 20th April at the McKee Clock Arena?

Tickets now on sale for this outdoor event - £5pp. Please note that these shows are now SOLD OUT.

Book Online or call 028 9127 0069028 9182 6846
Subject to availability.

Milkshake Show Accessibility Information

Event Days


Project 24, Queen’s Parade 

  • 'Pop-up Roller Disco' [Tickets £1.50(ad), £1(ch)]
  • ‘Over The Shoulder’ Artists at work
  • Music, Food and Family Fun

Town Hall

  • Mr McGregor’s Garden
  • Crafts
  • Plant and Play Roadshow workshops
  • Chocolate making
  • Clayrazy workshops
  • 'Shed of Stories’ Pop Up Library
  • Giant Games
  • Warrior Assault taster sessions
  • Plus, Peter Rabbit™ will be making personal appearances at intervals throughout the day

Main Street and High Street
Organised by Bangor Chamber and Main Street, My Street

  • The Easter Bunny, Menarys Bangor 
  • Easter Kids Craft, Menarys and Sostrene Grene
  • Easter Biscuit decorating, The Heatherlea
  • Storytelling sessions, Easons
  • Punch and Judy shows, Focus
  • The Bangor Chick Challenge, can you find the Easter Chicks hiding throughout the town? 

Boat Tour - Tickets must be pre-booked

  • Pirate Boat Trips – 3pm and 4.30pm / £6 per ticket / meeting point at the Jetty beside Pickie Funpark. Duration 45min. Every passenger will receive a free pirate mask and children's book to take home. Hear the story of children’s favourite fairy tale ‘Treasure Island’ as you sail the waters.

Promenade
Children’s Land Train

Translink
Selfie Mirror (12noon-3pm)

Ward Park

  • Storytelling, Bangor Library - 11.30am | 1.30pm | 3.30pm (FREE)
  • Hotch Potch Tiny Tours - 12noon | 2pm | 4pm (FREE)

Ward Park

The Ulster Youth Orchestra Brass Quintet will be playing from 3-5pm in sunny Ward Park. We invite you to bring along your own picnic to eat at provided picnic tables, relax in our blue and white deck chairs, soak up the sun whilst listening or playing with our giant games sets!

Boat Tour - Tickets must be pre-booked

  • Pirate Boat Trips – 3pm and 4.30pm / £6 per ticket / meeting point at the Jetty beside Pickie Funpark. Duration 45min. Every passenger will receive a free pirate mask and children's book to take home. Hear the story of children’s favourite fairy tale ‘Treasure Island’ as you sail the waters.

Ward Park 

  • Hotch Potch Tiny Tours - 12noon | 2pm | 4pm (FREE)
  • Jump, Jiggle and Jive
  • ‘Shed of Stories’ Pop Up Library
  • Giant Games
  • Plus, Peter Rabbit™ will be making personal appearances at intervals throughout the day

North Down Museum
Easter egg hunt and crafts £1 (admission to Museum, free)
 

Main Street and High Street 
Organised by Bangor Chamber and Main Street, My Street

  • The Bangor Chick Challenge
  • Punch and Judy Show, Menary’s
  • Storytelling, Easons

Project 24, Queen’s Parade

  • 'Pop-up Roller Disco' [Tickets £1.50(ad), £1(ch)]
  • ‘Over The Shoulder’ Artists at work
  •  Music, Food and Family Fun

Boat Tours - Tickets must be pre-booked

  • Pirate Boat Trips – 3pm / £6 per ticket / meeting point at the Jetty beside Pickie Funpark. Duration 45min. Every passenger will receive a free pirate mask and children's book to take home. Hear the story of children’s favourite fairy tale ‘Treasure Island’ as you sail the waters.
     
  • Jenny Watts Tour – 4.30pm / £12 / meeting point at the Jetty beside Pickie Funpark. Duration 1 hour. Hear the legend story of Jenny Watt, listen to sea shanties, visit the cave where she hid. Finish off the tour by visiting the oldest pub Jenny Watt and receive a complimentary dram of whiskey or rum which Jenny herself smuggled. Strictly for ages 18yrs+.

All activities are FREE unless stated otherwise.

Ticketed events subject to availability and sold on a first come first served basis.

There will be a British Sign Language Interpreter at both Milkshake Live! Shows.

Events are subject to change.
Information correct at time of going to print.

Why not take the train to Bangor? Enjoy stunning coastal scenery whilst relaxing, remove the hassle of parking and go green for the environment! Plan your journey with Translink

For lots more to see and do this Easter in Ards and North Down, see our main Easter 2019 page.

Why not check out our brand new Spring / Summer Events and Experiences Guide, keeping you up-to-date on everything in Ards and North Down!

 

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Channel 5: * The Milkshake Live show will feature 2 milkshake! Presenters. Jen, Derek, Kemi, Amy, Olivia, Sita, David, Nathan and Kiera may only appear at certain venues. © Channel 5 Broadcasting Limited 2018. All Rights Reserved.  © 2018 Prism Art & Design Limited. © Fizzy Productions Ltd. All Rights Reserved. Wissper 2 Limited/M4E. © 2015 - 2018 Universal Kids Media Productions LLC and Rightsco TV Limited ©2018 Viacom International Inc. All Rights Reserved. Nickelodeon, Nella The Princess Knight and all related titles, logos and characters are trademarks of Viacom International Inc. ©2018 Viacom International Inc. All Rights Reserved. Nickelodeon, Shimmer and Shine and all related titles, logos and characters are trademarks of Viacom International Inc. NODDY® Toyland® Noddy in Toyland™ © 2018 Chorion Rights Limited. All Rights Reserved.

20 April 2019 - 22 April 2019
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Opening Times

  • Saturday and Monday, 12noon-5pm
  • Activity times vary during the day - more info to follow
  • Sunday - 3pm-5pm, Ward Park

Prices

  • Free unless otherwise stated. All tickets must be pre-booked - now on sale
  • Milkshake Love! Monkeys Milkshake Musical - ideal for pre-school ages little ones (Sat only) Sold out
  • Boat Tours - Treasure Island Pirate themed - great for the kids! (Two trips each day - Sat, Sun and Mon) Sold out
  • Boat Tours - The Legend of Jenny Watts - strictly over 18yrs (Mon only) £12
  • Pop Up Roller Disco, Project 24 (Sat and Mon) £1.50 (Ad), £1 (Ch)

Contact Details

  • Address Town Centre Bangor Co. Down BT20 4BT
  • Telephone 028 9127 0069 or 028 9182 6846
  • Email Bangor VIC
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