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.
- 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
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