Down Arts Centre

Located in the heart of Downpatrick, Down Arts Centre is the operational base for the arts in Downpatrick and the surrounding area. 

Part of Newry, Mourne and Down District Council's Enterprise, Regeneration and Tourism department, Down Arts Centre produces a busy programme of events all year round, including exhibitions, live theatre and music events and a wide range of classes and workshops for all ages.

Opening times

Down Arts Centre is currently open to the public Monday to Friday 10am – 4.30pm

Getting to the start by car

Directions from Town:Follow the A7 from Belfast or the A25 from Clough into Downpatrick town centre, drive straight to the T junction at the end of Market Street and turn left. Down Arts Centre is a large red brick building with a clock tower on the right hand side, on the corner of Irish and Scotch Street. There are several paid and display car parks in the near vicinity and some on-street parking nearby.

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Concessions: Performance and Adult Classes/Workshops

Concessionary tickets apply to full time students, people over 60, those claiming unemployment benefit or registered disabled.

Special Assistance:
Down Arts Centre is wheelchair accessible with a lift to all levels of the building, low level access at the box office and allocated wheelchair spaces in the auditorium. Disabled patrons can avail of a complimentary ticket for an escort if they require one. Please notify staff of any special requirements they may have when purchasing tickets.

Booking Information:
Tickets for performances may be booked by telephone by phoning Down Arts Centre box office on 0330 137 4014 – and in person at Down Arts Centre.
Tickets cannot be reserved without payment.

Tickets will be held by the box office and available to pick up before or on the night of the event.

Should you request posting, a £1 postage and administration fee will be applied.

Tickets cannot be exchanged or refunded.

Latecomers cannot be admitted.

Down Arts Centre reserves the right to change or cancel events or refuse admission.

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