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In line with the NI Executive Regulations announced on 14 October, Ards Arts Centre and North Down Museum will close from 16 October 2020 for a period of four weeks (subject to review).  

If you have booked a place on a Creative Class at the Arts Centre, we will be in touch in due course. Coffee Cure at the Museum will also close for the same time period, although the kiosk at the Walled Garden will remain open until 31 October for take-away only.

Please check back for further updates.  Thank you for your patience and understanding.

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Creative Peninsula

The Mayor Meets the Creative Peninsula Makers

In a show of support to Creative Peninsula artists and makers, The Mayor of Ards and North Down Councillor Trevor Cummings recently paid a visit to some local artists’ studios. His first stop was Boom Studios, a thriving social enterprise run by Marianne Kennerley on Main Street in Bangor where he received a tour of the premises and met some of the artists who are based there. The Mayor then visited the studio of sculptor Ned Jackson Smyth, located just outside Greyabbey. Here, The Mayor spent time learning about Ned’s techniques and inspirations.