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In line with the latest NI Executive Regulations announced on 19 November, Ards Arts Centre and North Down Museum will remain closed to visitors.

Coffee Cure at the museum will reopen on Friday 20 November until Thursday 26 November. 

Please check back for further updates.  We look forward to welcoming people back into our buildings when it is safe to do so. 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.