Creative Peninsula 2017

Now in its 16th year, this thriving annual event features Open Studios, Tours, Exhibitions, Workshops, Demonstrations and more, all taking place throughout the beautiful and picturesque Ards and North Down Borough


When: 04/08/2017 – 13/08/2017

Where: Throughout the Ards and North Down Borough

Price: Various 


The annual Creative Peninsula event is Northern Ireland's premier celebration of Art and Craft. Now in its 16th year, the event opens with Craft in the Square in Newtownards; a tented village of Artists and Craftspeople selling and demonstrating their work.  Throughout the week there will be Open Studios, Studio Coach Tours, Exhibitions, Workshops and Demonstrations, taking place throughout the Ards and North Down Borough. A comprehensive brochure with full details of all events taking place is available in Ards Crafts, Ards Arts, Ards and Bangor Visitor Information Centres and many venues throughout Northern Ireland. 

The region is well known for its many Artists and Makers and during the event visitors have the opportunity to view their work, purchase or commission a unique piece or try their hand in a workshop.

So, why not come along and join them in a week-long celebration of creativity! 

The event brochure is also available to view and download here. Please contact venues in advance if there are any specific access requirements, all the necessary details are available in the extensive (and lovely!) digital brochure.