What’s On Causeway Coast and Glens w/c 2nd July 2018

Adrian Margey Summer Open Studio Weekends

Date: 29th – 1st July

Time: Fri & Sat 11am-5.30pm Sun 12noon-5.30pm

Venue: Adrian Margey Gallery, 99 Main Street Portrush

Contact: 07841 593 762 adrianmargey@googlemail.com

Pop-up artist studio and gallery space featuring the work of Adrian Margey and Evana Bjourson will be open to the public during weekends in summer.


Summer Kids Surf Camp

Date: 29th June- 2nd Sept

Time: 10am-12noon

Venue: Long Line Surf School, Benone

Contact: 07738 128 507 info@longlinesurfschool.co.uk

Surf school for children aged 6-12 years including surfing, beach games and safety designed to help children learn in a fun environment surrounded by other children. £15 per child per session.


Summer Holiday Adventures at Foylehov activity Centre

Date: 29th June-2nd Sept


Venue: Foylehov Activity Centre, 71 Carrowclare Road, Limavady

Contact: 028 7772 2235 info@foylehov.com

Open every day lots of outdoor activities including hovercraft flying, powerturn off road buggies, laser combat, archery, clay pigeon shooting and football golf.


Causeway Coast Foodie Tours – Catch & Sea

Date: 30th June


Venue: Departing North Pier, Portrush Harbour

Contact: 07912 408 256 causewayfoodie@gmail.com

A sunrise fishing trip, catch your breakfast aboard The Causeway Lass and have it prepared along with local seasonal produce for a memorable feast at Babushka.  £55, booking essential.


Dog Friendly Tours

Date: 30th June

Time: 10am-2pm

Venue: Meeting at East Strand Car Park

Contact: 07400 094 252

An outdoor walking experience for dog owners, stopping to taste great local food and drink.  £40 One dog per human.


Pirates of Portrush

Date: Sat 30th June – 1st July

Time: from 11am

Venue: Portrush

Contact: 028 7082 2442 chairman.portrushheritage@gmail.com

A great children’s outing at the seaside based around the exploits of a Scottish Pirate called Tavish Dhu.  There will be drama, music, a street parade, floats and children’s entertainers.


Naturally North Coast and Glens Artisan Market visits the Pirates off Portrush

Date: 1st July

Time: 12noon-5pm

Venue: Antrim Gardens, Portrush

Contact: 07723 622 008 info@naturallynorthcoastandglens.co.uk

Artisan market, selling a range of handmade art, craft and local food produce.


Unicorn Tales at Rosepark Farm Ballymoney

Date: 1st July


Venue: 98 Bravallen Road, Ballymoney

Contact: 028 2766 5554 rosepark_farm@hotmail.com

See Facebook Rosepark Farm Ballymoney for further details.


Ballykelly Bank Walk

Date: 1st July

Time: 2.30-4.30pm

Venue: Meeting at Ballykelly Car park at bottom of Station Road.

Contact: 028 2075 2100 enquiries@ccht.org

Join Causeway Coast and Glens Heritage Trust for a Sunday stroll along Ballykelly Bank.  This is as inspiring off road, level walk, for most of its length.  Free admission Booking advisable.


Summer Set Programme at Carrowmena

Date: 1st July-31 Aug


Venue: Carrowmena Activity Centre, 100 Carrowclare Road, Limavady

Contact: 028 77776 3431 kieran@carrowmena.co.uk

Fun and adventure awaits you every day this summer. Full and half day packages available.


Music Sundays at Downhill Demesne

Date: 1st July

Time: 12.00noon-3.00pm

Venue: Downhill Demesne, Mussenden Road, Castlerock

Contact: 028 7084 8728 downhilldemesne@nationatrust.org.uk

Enjoy some local musical talent in Mussenden Temple to accompany your afternoon walk.  Free event.  Normal admission charges apply for the venue.


Mini Pony Camp at Crindle Stables

Date: 2nd -5th July


Venue: 6 Carrowclare Road, Limavady

Contact: 07738 516 106

Learn how to look after your pony with help from advanced riders.  Mini camp includes riding lessons, stable management, pony games and lots of fun whilst improving skills and confidence.


Coastal Crafters – Craft and Collectables Fiar Portballintrae

Date: 4th July

Time: 10am – 5pm

Venue: Portballintrae

Contact: 07850 377 644

Handcrafted jewellery, knitwear, greetings cards, bags, photographs, wood craft, candles, spices and collectables. Free admission.


Portrush Summer Theatre

Date: 4th – 28th July

Time: 8pm

Venue: Portrush Town Hall

Contact: 028 7082 9539 www.audf.org.uk/portrush

Performances from Wednesday to Saturday each week during July and August.


Ballycastle Food Tour

Date: 6th & 7th July

Time: 10am – 2pm

Venue: Departing Ballycastle Visitor Information

Contact: 07718276612

Local artisan award winning food and drink tour covering 6 venues in the historical town of Ballycastle. Cost £40 pp. Bookings can also be made through Causeway Coast and Glens Visitor Information Centres.


St Patrick’s Summer Recitals

Date: 5 July

Time: 12.30pm

Venue: St Patrick’s Church of Ireland, 37 Church Street, Coleraine

Contact: 028 7034 4213 admin@stpats.co.uk

Lunch-time recitals. Free admission.


North West 200 People and Places Exhibition

Date: 4th May – 1st September

Time: Open Mon-Thurs &Sat 9am-5pm Fri 9am-4.30pm Special Sunday Opening NW200 week.


Venue: Ballymoney Museum, Townhead Street BT53 6BE

Contact: 028 2766 0230 cms@causewaycoastandglens.gov.uk


New exhibition featuring people and places from the Chronicle and Constitution Archive, (1987 to 1997), the emergency services; display of bikes, leathers and NW200 memorabilia. Admission free.


From Russia with Love, Marie Brennan

Date: 12 May – 21 July

Time: – Monday to Friday 9am to 6pm, Saturday 10am to 1pm

Venue: Flowerfield Art Centre

Contact: 028 7083 1400

Marie Brennan takes you on a journey to the winter snow filled streets of the beautiful city of St Petersburg in Russia, portraying a fascinating photographic insight of this marvellous city. Admission free. 


North by North

Date: 14 May – 1 Sept


Venue: Riverside Theatre, University of Ulster, Cromore Road, Coleraine

Contact: 028 7012 3123 www.riversidetheatre.org

North by North is an exhibition of new work by artist Jonathan Brennan. Working in pen and ink, print, photography and digital, Brennan has been travelling around the Causeway Coast & Glens area over a series of months making images of things that inspire him.


A Stroll through the Glens, Marie Brennan

Date: 8 June – 21 July

Time: 9.30am – 5pm

Venue: Roe Valley Arts & Cultural Centre, Limavady

Contact: 777 60650 toursim@rvacc.co.uk

Inspired by the natural beauty and scenery that surrounds her home town of Bushmills, this exhibition by local photographer Marie Brennan is an exquisite study of colour, light and detail. Free admission.


Limavady Art Group

Date: 8th June – 21st July

Time: Monday to Saturday 9.30am to 5pm

Venue: Roe Valley Arts & Cultural Centre

Contact: 028 7776 0650

An annual showcase opportunity for Limavady Art Group facilitated by artist/tutor Louie Winward. Expect a variety of landscapes, still life and portraits from this talented and dynamic group of artists.


The Fabulous Student Showcase

Date: 2nd – 29th June

Time: Mon to Friday 9am – 5pm, Sat 10am to 1pm

Venue: Flowerfield Art Centre, Portstewart

Contact: 028 7083 1400 info@flowerfield.org

Painted, potted, drawn, stitched, fired, fused or written – whatever they did, well here it is in this first ever combined student exhibition by the Flowerfield and Ballymoney recreational class students.