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Strangford Lough Viking Festival - Exhibition of Children's Viking Art Portaferry

The Stables, Castle Street, Portaferry, County Down, BT22 1NZ
Event poster visual featuring three Viking characters and event details. Images supplied by Lakes Vikings, photo credit to Ciara McMullen Photography.


Primary school children from the wider Strangford and Portaferry areas are being visited by some of our fierce Vikings and will make an artwork to go on display. The winner from each school will receive a family ticket to the amazing Ballydugan Medieval Village near Downpatrick.

Free. Booking not necessary.

All providers will adhere to Covid-19 safety guidelines in accordance with government advice, visit for the latest guidance.

Festival terms and conditions can be found on

Most of the events in the festival are wheelchair accessible. If you have a question about a specific venue, please email


FREE Event Bus information - A timetable of free buses on Saturday 26 and Sunday 27 March for those within the Ards and North Down area.

Car parking information - this list is all borough, including Portaferry. There will be signage directing visitors to car parking and to temporary parking for the duration of the festival.

Strangford Lough Ferry information including timetables. Please check that the ferry is running before setting out on your journey - subject to weather conditions.


All events subject to change.

Images supplied by Lakes Vikings, photo credit to Ciara McMullen Photography.

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