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Make your way to the stunning Causeway Coast and Glens for wonderful events and festivals happening throughout the year. From vibrant music and concerts, to traditional country fairs, exhilarating world class road races as well as great walking, storytelling and maritime festivals - there's something for everyone!

Local Interest Events

Causeway Archers, Cushendall

St Aloysius Hall, Coast Road, Cushendall. Every Tuesday evening from 7pm - 9pm and Sunday afternoons from 1pm - 3pm

The Club was established in July, 2012 and new members are very welcome.

For further information log on to: www.causewayarcherscushendall.webeden.co.uk/ www.facebook.com/causewayarchers.cushendall.9

Rhythm & Rhyme - Ballycastle

Ballycastle Library, Leyland Road, every Wednesday morning from 10am - 10.30 am


Rhymes, stories and songs for toddlers (children aged 0-4). Admission free.

For further information tel: 0282076 2566,e: ballycastle.library@librariesni.org.uk website: www.librariesni.org.uk

Knit & Natter Club - Ballycastle

Ballycastle Library, Leyland Road, every Thursday from 6.30pm - 7.30pm


Come and learn to knit or crochet (or just natter!) You can bring your own project or try a new one. All ages welcome. Admission free.

For further information tel: 0282076 2566, e: ballycastle.library@librariesni.org.uk, website: www.librariesni.org.uk
 

Bridge Class - Ballycastle

Ballycastle Library, Leyland Road, every Friday from 11am - 1.00 pm


This bridge class is for beginners and improvers. All ages welcome. Free notes available. Admission free.

For further information tel: 0282076 2566, e: ballycastle.library@librariesni.org.uk,website: www.librariesni.org.uk

Rocking Readers Book Club - Ballycastle

Ballycastle Library, Leyland Road, first Saturday of each month from 11 am - 12 noon


Children have a month to read a book and then join with others in a fun activity about it. Admission free. Children aged 9-11 .

For further information tel: 0282076 2566, website: e: ballycastle.library@librariesni.org.uk, www.librariesni.org.uk

Swimathon

Swimathon – Fri 17 April – Sun 19 April

Joey Dunlop Leisure Centre.

T: 028 2766 0260

E:  leisurecentre@ballymoney.gov.uk

W: www.visitballymoney.com

Purple Ladies 5K Run

Date: 29 April

Time: 7.30pm

Venue: Joey Dunlop Leisure Centre, Ballymoney.

Ladies only 5K run suitable for all abilities.

Organised by Springwell Running Club

T: 07793940618

E: caroline.taylor75@btinternet.com 

W: www.springwellrunners.com

Bird Song on the Farm

Date: Sat 2 May

Time: 5.30am-8am. 

Venue: Kilrea

Experience a dawn chorus on a wildlife friendly farm, followed by a short talk and a warm breakfast. Booking is required.

Booking required. Admission £3.00

T: 028 2766 0227

E: visitor@ballymoney.gov.uk

W: www.visitballymoney.com

Annual Motorcycle Road Racing Exhibition

Date: 8 May to 8 August

Venue: Ballymoney Museum. 

The exhibition focuses on the success of local riders and the road circuits that have provided such memorable races for over a century, with a display of leathers, helmets, trophies, and memorabilia.

Admission Free

T: 028 2766 0230

E: museum@ballymoney.gov.uk

W: www.visitballymoney.com

Lissanoure Castle Walk

Date: Fri 22 May

Time: 7pm – 9pm. 

Venue: Lissanoure Castle Estate. 

A unique opportunity to stroll through this magnificent country estate, guided by the landowner.  Light refreshments will be provided.  Booking is required.

Admission is £3.00

T: 028 2766 0227

E: visitor@ballymoney.gov.uk

W: www.lissanourecastle.com

Go Fishing on Altnahinch dam

Sat 1 August

Causeway Coast and Glens Heritage Trust in association with Causeway Coast & Glens District Council and DCAL invite you to a fun family angling event.  Light Refreshments will be provided.  Booking is required.

Admission is free.

T: 028 2075 2100

E: tierna@ccght.org

W: www.causewaycoastandglens.com

Ballymoney Cycling Club Triathlon

Ballymoney Cycling Club Triathlon – Sun 30 August

Joey Dunlop Leisure Centre.

Come along to support our Cyclists and join in on the Atmosphere.

T: 028 2766 0260

E: leisurecentre@ballymoney.gov.uk

W: www.visitballymoney.com

McSherry O'Connor Trio

Date: Wed 15 April

Time: 8pm.

Venue: Ballymoney Town Hall. 

John McSherry (Uilleann Pipes), Donal O’Connor (Fiddle) & Paul Meehan (Guitar).  This outstanding trio will take you on an emotive musical journey, from Ireland to the neighbouring Celtic regions and from the ancient music of the Gael to the modern face of Traditional Irish music!

Tickets £9, concessions £7

T: 028 2766 0230

E: visitor@ballymoney.gov.uk

W: www.visitballymoney.com

 

 

Go Birding

Go Birding – Sat 18 April

Time: 9am-12pm

Venue: Garvagh. 

Introduction to bird ringing, get up close and personal with our garden birds.  Light refreshments will be provided.

Admission £2 per person

T: 028 2766 0227

E: visitor@ballymoney.gov.uk

W: www.visitballymoney.com

Artefacts of Exception: The Story of Ballymoney Museum Exhibition

Artefacts of Exception:  The Story of Ballymoney Museum Exhibition - Tuesday 10 February – Thursday 30 April

Venue:Ballymoney Museum, Town Hall.

Ballymoney Museum was established by the Town Commissioners in 1860.  In the last 155 years, it has passed into the control of Ballymoney Urban, District and Borough Councils and will soon become the responsibility of the new Causeway Coast & Glens Council.  This exhibition marks the end of this era with a colourful celebration of the wonderful exhibits in this internationally acclaimed collection.

Tel. 028 2766 0230

E:  visitor@ballymoney.gov.uk

W: www.visitballymoney.com

Art and Photographic Exhibition

Dunluce Parish Centre, Bushmills. Friday 1st May to Monday 4th May 2015.

The exhibition will open, Friday 1st May 6pm - 9pm

                                       Saturday 2nd May 10am - 4pm

                                       Sunday 3rd May 2pm - 4pm

                                       Monday 4th May 10am- 2pm

For further information please contact kennethcaskey@aol.com

June Sundays- Face Painting

Sunday 7th, 14th, 21st, 28th June. 11am-4pm. Giants Causeway Vistior Centre

Value added face painting in the Visitor Centre every Sunday in June with the very talented Krystal and Carrie.

For further information call 028 2073 1855 or email giantscausewaytic@nationaltrust.org.uk

Go Nordic on Benone Beach

Date: Thurs 23 July

Time:6.45pm – 9pm. 

Venue: Benone Strand. 

This is a unique opportunity to learn the basics of Nordic walking on Benone Strand.  During the walk participants will visit The Umbra, to learn more about the biodiversity of this special place.  Light refreshments will be provided.  Booking is required.

Admission is £2.00

T: 028 2766 0227

E:  visitor@ballymoney.gov.uk

W: www.visitballymoney.com

 

Armoy Motorcycling Road Race Festival

Sun 19 July – Sat 25 July.  Practice day Fri 24, Race Day Sat 25 July

The Armoy Motorcycle Road Races, dubbed the "Race of Legends", honours local legends Frank Kennedy, Mervyn Robinson, Joey Dunlop and Jim Dunlop, collectively known as the Armoy Armada. This year's races are on Friday 24th and Saturday 25th July 2015 and features top riders Guy Martin, William Dunlop, Keith Amor, Dan Kneen, Dean Harrison and Michael Dunlop to name but a few. There is a week-long festival of events centred around the Road Races in the village of Armoy and everyone is invited. 
T: 07716 024464
E: clubsec@amrrc.com
W: www.amrrc.com

Ballymoney & District Gardening Club 87th Annual Show

Date: 29 August

Time: 2.30pm

Venue: St Patrick’s Parish Centre, Queen St, Ballymoney.

Exhibits for of flowers, fruit, vegetables, home industries & handcrafts. Judging & Prizegiving Admission £2. Children accompanied by an adult free.

T: 028 2766 6925

E: gardeningclub@gmail.com

W: https://ballymoneygardening.wordpress.com

September Sundays- Face Painting

Sunday 6th, 13th, 20th, 27th. 11am-4pm. Giants Causeway Visitor Centre.

Value added face painting in the Visitor Centre every Sunday in September with the very talented Krystal and Carrie.

- Bushmills Salmon & Whiskey Festival - September (supported by National Trust - Led by community)

- Northern Ireland Potato Festival - October (supported by National Trust - led by committee)

For further information call 028 2073 1855 or email giantscausewaytic@nationaltrust.org.uk

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