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Strangford Lough Viking Festival - Where Celtic and Viking Art Meet - Part 2

The Narrows, 8 Shore Road, Portaferry, County Down, BT22 1PB
Event poster visual featuring three Viking characters and event details. Images supplied by Lakes Vikings, photo credit to Ciara McMullen Photography.


Two of Europe's leading exponents of Celtic knotwork meet to discuss their work. Welshman Sean Parry is the founder of the artists cooperative Northern Fire. He is inspired by the ancient cultures and artwork of Northern Europe. Sean Fitzgerald is famous for his intricate knotwork renditions of Irish myths.   These artists are known worldwide and will be on hand to sign works and for photo opportunities.

This is a two part event, part 1 takes place in Strangford on 25 March.

Free. Pre-booking essential.

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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