Creative Peninsula 2021

The Creative Peninsula is a celebration of Art and Craft in Ards and North Down!

Now in its 20th year, this thriving annual event is back for 2021!

30 July - 31 Aug

You will find annual favourites including Creative Peninsula in the Square on Friday 30 July, Open Studios, Exhibitions, Workshops and Demonstrations all taking place throughout the beautiful and picturesque Ards and North Down Borough.

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In line with the latest Executive guidance, North Down Museum and Ards Art Centre have now reopened.

Both buildings have been awarded the ‘We’re Good to Go’ mark, the UK-wide industry standard, managed locally by Tourism Northern Ireland, which signifies that we have implemented the appropriate procedures and health and safety measures, in line with government and industry guidelines, to ensure the safety of staff and visitors. 

Check out our What's On section for our latest exhibitions:

We look forward to welcoming you back!

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Creative Peninsula

Celebrate art and craft in Ards and North Down with Creative Peninsula 2021

Image: Local artist Tracey Johnston displays her latest creations at Whiterock on the Ards Peninsula.  

Experience and enjoy some of the best art and craft Northern Ireland has to offer at the Creative Peninsula, a superb fun, friendly and creative series of events and exhibitions taking place in Ards and North Down from Friday 30 July until Saturday 28 August 2021.