15th-21st JULY 2019

LIVE 
at The 148th Open

To mark the historic return of The Open to Portrush, the seaside town will be transformed into a hub of entertainment, live music and markets to explore this July 

Kerr Street Green, Antrim Gardens and Station Square will host top performers and golf inspired activities for a full week as thousands flock to the area for one of the biggest sporting events in the world

Be sure not to miss it! 

HIGHLIGHTS

Join us from 15th-21st July for 7 whole days of fun!

An exciting programme of events has been scheduled as part of Live at The 148th Open to coincide with the epic Open Tournament at Royal Portrush Golf Club

LIVE MUSIC

There will something for everyone as each evening live bands take to the stage. Some of the musical styles to expect includes; traditional folk, chart toppers, operatic with a modern twist, soul sounds and rhythm and blues to name a few!

ANIMATION

Throughout the week there will be opportunities to grab a selfie with the “Golf Big Heads” and walkabout characters. Don’t forget to challenge your family and friends to one of the giant games or sit back and relax on the giant deck chairs.

HISTORY OF GOLF

Explore this fascinating exhibition to learn more about the impact golf has had on development of Portrush and much more. Don’t forget to collect an entry form for the Town Trial of Past Champions quiz for a chance to win a prize.

ARTISAN MARKET

Causeway Speciality Market and Naturally North Coast & Glens markets are joining together to bring high quality, locally produced arts, crafts and gourmet food products all created by the stallholders themselves.

GOLF EXPERIENCE

Test your skills whilst having plenty of fun! There will be a range of activities on offer to include the 50ft long putt, bunker challenge, PGA lessons, washing machine challenge, golf simulator and a giant inflatable dart board to try.

EPIC ENTERTAINMENT

Prepare for plenty of guests, gags, games and giveaways every evening live from the Kerr Street Green stage. Special guests include many well-known dance troops, singer songwriters, choirs, musicians and much more.

PROGRAMME

Download the full 
programme for Live at The 148th Open

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STAY

Hotels, self-catering, guest houses, and more. Find a place to rest your head in the Causeway Coast and Glens

BROWSE ACCOMMODATION
SEE & DO

Learn more about the attractions which make the Causeway Coastal Route an exciting destination

BROWSE ACTIVITIES AND ATTRACTIONS
TRAFFIC & TRANSPORT

Get the latest traffic and transport information ahead of your visit to Portrush for Live at The 148th Open

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LIVE MUSIC

Can’t make it to Portrush? 
No problem!

Live music will take place across the whole borough from 15th-21st July, so no matter where you’re staying in the Causeway Coast and Glens you can join in on the fun!

We’ve put together a full schedule of live music gigs taking place in Portrush, Portstewart, Ballycastle, Ballymoney, Coleraine and Limavady!

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HIGHLIGHTS OF THE

Causeway Coastal Route

Hailed as one of the greatest drives of all time, the Causeway Coastal Route offers breathtaking scenery and stunning beauty around every corner. Discover it for yourself when you journey to Northern Ireland for Live at The 148th Open this summer

The Giant’s Causeway

The iconic Giant’s Causeway is a geological wonder and home to a wealth of history and legend. Follow in the footsteps of giants at Northern Ireland’s iconic UNESCO World Heritage Site 

Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge

Suspended almost 100 ft above sea level, Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge was first erected by salmon fisherman 350 years ago. It’s not for the faint-hearted, but the views are spectacular!

Dunluce Castle

The iconic Dunluce Castle bears witness to a long and tumultuous history. Built on the dramatic cliffs of north County Antrim by the MacQuillan family around 1500, the earliest written record of the castle was in 1513

Squeeze in a round of your own

The Causeway Coast and Glens boasts some of the finest links and parkland courses on the island of Ireland

Choose from 11 courses, all within a short driving distance of each other, each with their own unique settings and structures

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Experience golf in the
Causeway Coast and Glens this summer

With stunning courses dotted throughout the region, it’s hard to know which one to play first. Luckily, we’ve put together this handy itinerary for those who want to experience the Causeway Coast and Glens’ golf offerings first hand

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LET US DO THE WORK!

Contact Coleraine Visitor Information Centre, where friendly and knowledgeable staff will search for accommodation to meet your needs AND book it for you there and then if you wish 


Tell us what you are looking for and we will find it!

CONTACT US

SEE & DO

From coasteering and kayaking, to hovercrafting and running tours, there’s an abundance of adventurous activities to sink your teeth in to in the Causeway Coast and Glens


What will you discover?

EXPLORE

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For more information on The 148th Open at Royal Portrush, please visit the official website

www.theopen.com
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