What’s On Guide

Details of events taking place within the Ards & North Down, Ards Peninsula and Strangford Lough area, as well as music events. If you are organising an event please email details to us on admin@ferryfm.com and we’ll list it here.

Due to the Coronavirus pandemic, events have been cancelled or postponed and will be rearranged. Contact the Organiser, Stadium / Arena, Venue or Ticketseller for further information.




Diversity have rescheduled the Connected Tour due to COVID-19.
Thu June 02 2022 – BELFAST Waterfront
Fri June 03 2022 – DUBLIN 3Arena
Gary Barlow’s SSE Arena show is rescheduled from June to 27 November 2021. All original tickets remain valid for new date.

Comedy Arts Festival
17th to 25th September 2021
Steel Dickson Avenue, Portaferry. BT22 1LE
Tel: 028 4272 8808

The Festival line up includes The Pirates of Penzance, Neil Delamere, The Iconettes, Paddy Raff, Our Jimmy, The Scott Brothers (a family show). More details available on the Portico website.

Nothing But Thieves, Ulster Hall, Belfast. Saturday 2nd October 2021.
Tickets from Ulster Hall Box Office: Tel: 028 9033 4455 or online at www.ulsterhall.co.uk
SSE Arena, Belfast. 15th November 2021.
Rescheduled to 4th November 2021. Event SOLD OUT.


3Arena, Dublin: 14 January 2022. SSE Arena, Belfast: 15 January 2022
Tickets on sale from Monday 8th February 2021 at 9am at TheWeeknd.com/Tour  and www.ticketmaster.ie



For details of events taking place in the Ards and North Down area please contact :

Newtownards Visitor Information Centre
31 Regent Street, Newtownards, BT23 4AD
T: +44 (0) 28 9182 6846
E: ardsvic@ardsandnorthdown.gov.uk
W: visitardsandnorthdown.com

Current Opening Hours:
Mon‐Fri: 09.15 ‐ 17.00
Sat: 09.30 ‐ 17.00
Sun: Closed


Portaferry Visitor Information Centre
Exploris Aquarium, Castle Street, Portaferry, BT22 1NZ
T: +44 (0) 28 9182 6846
E: ardsvic@ardsandnorthdown.gov.uk
W: visitardsandnorthdown.com

Open Good Friday  – end of September
Mon-Sat: 10.00 – 17.00
Sunday: 13.00 – 17.00

Downpatrick Visitor Information Centre
The Saint Patrick Centre, 53a Market Street, Downpatrick,Co Down. BT30 6LZ
Web: www.visitstrangfordlough.co.uk
Email: downpatrick.vic@nmandd.org
Tel: (028) 4461 2233

For information on events within Strangford / Downpatrick / Ardglass / Newcastle

Newcastle Visitor Information Centre
10-14 Central Promenade, Newcastle, County Down. BT33 0AA
T: (028) 4372 2222
E: newcastle.vic@nmandd.org