Holywood Culture Night

Organised by

Holywood Shared Town

http://www.facebook.com/Holywoodculturenight

THUNDER ACTION SPORTS SHOW Meet local BMX legend Joel Harper & our insanely talented home grown Thunder Talent plus international special guests! There’ll be amazing prizes to be won on the day with a chance to experience a FREE BMX coaching Masterclass from the Stunt Show team!

STRAND ARTS CENTRE POP UP @FIRE STATION Join our party at the fire station with magic tricks, balloon animals, green screen, live music, short films & free popcorn!

STREET CEILI If you’re asking, we’re dancing! Live musicians & caller will show you how it’s done, just bring your dancing shoes! Maximum craic guaranteed.

CLOSING CHORUS FINALE Come along, help make Holywood history & be part of our High Street singing finale! All singers (including secret shower singers) welcome, see overleaf & online for more details about this fun record setting attempt.

MYRA ZEPF & FIGHTING WORDS BELFAST @HOMEBIRD CAFE  Especially for budding young writers & storytellers, add what you can in 60 seconds to Fighting Words Belfast’s never-ending story with the help of Holywood’s own Myra Zepf, the first Children’s Writing Fellow for Northern Ireland.

AFTER 9 @THE BAY TREE After all the excitement, wind down with a soothing cocktail that includes classical music, poetry & spoken word. Refreshments available. Capacity for this special event is limited & will operate on a ‘first come first served’ basis.

 

Afternoon Appetisers

  • 2-5PM RADIUS HOUSING TEA DANCE @Non Subscribing Presbyterian Church
  • 2-5PM BUSKERS @High St
  • 4-5PM MYRA ZEPF & FIGHTING WORDS BELFAST drop in children’s writing workshop @Homebird Cafe

Main Course

6 pm. OPENING PARADE Belfast Chapter Harley Owners Group

6-9 pm THUNDER ACTION SPORTS SHOW BMX Stunts & Masterclass

TOP OF THE TOWN STAGE

  • 30 ROCK PROJECT NI
  • 00 DUNDONALD COMMUNITY CONCERT BAND
  • 30 DONAGHADEE FIFE & DRUMMING GROUP
  • 00 ZUMBA FITNESS 8.30

CLOSING CHORUS FINALE CIRCUS WORKSHOPS @THE YARD

  • FROM 6:15PM Circus Workshops & More

DOWNSHIRE ON STREET SPACE

  • 15 STREET CEILI
  • 00 LATIN QUARTER BALLROOM
  • 30 CLOSING CHORUS FINALE STRAND ARTS CENTRE @FIRE STATION
  • 6-8.30PM Films, Magic, Music & More

 

LIBRARY STAGE 6.30 FLAMENCO FINO

  • 00 COASTLANDS ELIM CHURCH BAND
  • 30 EQUAL URBAN CATWALK
  • 00 THE LOTTIES
  • 30 CLOSING

 

SULLIVAN ON STREET SPACE

  • 45 REILLY IRISH DANCERS
  • 15 AISLING SCHOOL OF IRISH DANCE
  • 30 EQUAL URBAN CATWALK
  • 30 CLOSING CHORUS FINALE

 

CRAFT VILLAGE FROM 6PM

  • Blacksmith & Basket Weaving Demos with Ulster Folk & Transport Museum
  • Polish, Russian & Arabic Language Games, Arts & Crafts with NDYMCA Minority Ethnic Development Project
  • Egyptian Papyrus Workshop with Kristyene Boreland
  • Arts & Crafts with NI Russian Speaking Community Printmaking with Seacourt Print Workshop

 

HIGH ST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH STAGE

  • 30 McELHINNEY SCHOOL OF DANCE
  • 00 SULLIVAN JAZZ BAND
  • 15 JOHN LINDSAY & BAND
  • 00 CARPENTER JOE
  • 30 CLOSING CHORUS FINALE with BANGOR COMMUNITY CHOIR

 

KIDS ZONE @NON SUBSCRIBING PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH

  • 6-8PM Bouncy Castles, Face Painting, Play Bus & More

 

MAYPOLE ON STREET SPACE

  • 30 RATHGAEL GYMNASTICS CLUB
  • 00 BREEZEMOUNT DANCE GROUP
  • 00 JUMP, JIGGLE & JIVE
  • 30 CLOSING CHORUS FINALE DESSERT

 

AFTER 9 @THE BAY TREE

  • Featuring Ruth Corry; Harp, The McGinn Sisters; Violin, Harp & Flute, Classical Guitar Society NI, Chris Barr Photography plus Special Guests

 

HIGH STREET TREATS!

  • Retailers: Check with local businesses about what delicious delights & choice culture they have planned! On the Holywood grapevine we’ve heard about arty activity, creative cookery & sweet sounding music! Keep your eyes and ears peeled!
  • Best Dressed Shop Window Competition Check out the best dressed window display on the High St, this year’s theme is sure to dish up some scrumptious looking surprises
  • Men’s Shed Sculpture Trail
  • Walkabout from 6PM Magician Joe Black, Stilt Walkers, Sign Language Mime Gang plus Town Crier

 

CLOSING CHORUS FINALE From 8.30 pm

  • High Street singing finale! Make Holywood history by taking part in a massive whole street sing-a-long!

Be part of the first Holywood Culture Night record led by local choirs, singers & groups