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  1. Wake the Giant Festival is back again for more gigantic fun and this year he's not alone! This year's tale will once again bring Finn to life - come and help Wake the Giant and meet his friends. Embrace your giant spirit and join in the Giant Adventures in Warrenpoint to see what happens as the story unfolds.
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  1. Cranfield Alpacas Family Beach Trek
    Cranfield Alpacas Beach trek
    Feeding the Gang at Cranfield Alpacas
    Cranfield Alpacas Family Beach Trek
    Cranfield Alpacas Beach trek
    Feeding the Gang at Cranfield Alpacas

    Kilkeel

    Address

    Cranfield Alpacas, 35 - 37 Cranfield Road, Kilkeel, County Down, BT34 4LJ

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 75 6853 7779

    Price

    Price £30.00 to £65.00 Per Ticket

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    Walking

    Enjoy walking your alpaca along country lanes and along our beautiful beach, then meet the rest of the gang, feed them and enjoy some refreshments while taking in the stunning panoramic views of Carlingford Lough and the Mournes.

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    Price £30.00 to £65.00 Per Ticket

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    Parking & Transport

    • On site parking
  2. Ladies and children feeding Alpaca
    Everyone Falls in Love with our Alpacas
    Albert, the Alpaca, charming our guests
    Fun for Everyone!
    Feeding Alpacas
    Picnic time with the Alpacas
    Family Meeting & Mingling with our alpacas
    Ladies and children feeding Alpaca
    Everyone Falls in Love with our Alpacas
    Albert, the Alpaca, charming our guests
    Fun for Everyone!
    Feeding Alpacas
    Picnic time with the Alpacas
    Family Meeting & Mingling with our alpacas

    Kilkeel

    Address

    Cranfield Alpacas, 35 - 37 Cranfield Road, Kilkeel, County Down, BT34 4LJ

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 75 6853 7779

    Price

    Price £10.00 to £35.00 Per Ticket

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    Adventure

    Meet, mingle, feed and herd our charming Alpacas surrounded by panoramic views of the Mournes and Carlingford Lough. Our alpaca adventure trail experience lets you get up close to our family of Alpacas whilst enjoying tales of Vikings, Knights,…

    Dates

    From:
    1 Aug 2024to31 Aug 2024Various Opening Times

    Price

    Price £10.00 to £35.00 Per Ticket

    Facilities

    Parking & Transport

    • On site parking

    Facilities

    Accessibility

    • All areas accessible to disabled visitors
  3. 3 Generations Enjoying a Field Walk
    Field Walk Family Fun
    Alpaca Cuddles
    Ladies Enjoying a Field Walk Treat
    Mum  & Daughter Field Walk Birthday Treat
    3 Generations Enjoying a Field Walk
    Field Walk Family Fun
    Alpaca Cuddles
    Ladies Enjoying a Field Walk Treat
    Mum  & Daughter Field Walk Birthday Treat

    Kilkeel

    Address

    37 Cranfield Road, Cranfield, Kilkeel, County Down, BT34 4LJ

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 75 6853 7779

    Price

    Price £30.00 Per Ticket

    Type

    Type:

    Walking

    Enjoy an hour long Cranfield Alpaca Field Walk with our cute and cuddly alpacas and get up close and feed them. Suitable for all ages. Lasts 60 minutes.

    Dates

    From:
    1 Aug 2024to31 Aug 2024Various Opening Times

    Price

    Price £30.00 Per Ticket

    Facilities

    Parking & Transport

    • On site parking
  4. ceramics

    Downpatrick

    Address

    Down Arts Centre, 2 - 6 Irish Street, Downpatrick, County Down, BT30 6BP

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 33 0137 4014

    Type

    Type:

    Exhibition

    Conversations in Clay

    Dates

    From:
    1 Aug 2024to30 Aug 2024Various Opening Times
  5. coding for kids poster

    Downpatrick

    Address

    Down Arts Centre, 2 - 6 Irish Street, Downpatrick, County Down, BT30 6BP

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 33 0137 4014

    Price

    Price £100.00 Per Ticket

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    Workshop

    STEM Coding Week - 8 -12 years - With an emphasis on hands on activity and experiential, problem-based learning in STEM subjects, Sentinus is inspiring the next generation of scientists, engineers, innovators, digital developers, and entrepreneurs.

    Dates

    From:
    5 Aug 2024to9 Aug 2024Open 10:00 - 16:00

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    Price £100.00 Per Ticket
  6. Sewing Machine Basics

    Downpatrick

    Address

    Down Arts Centre, 2 - 6 Irish Street, Downpatrick, County Down, BT30 6BP

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 33 0137 4014

    Price

    Price £35.00 Per Ticket

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    Type:

    Craft

    Sewing Machine workshop suitable for ages 14+

    Dates

    From:
    6 Aug 2024Open 10:00 - 16:00

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    Price £35.00 Per Ticket

    Facilities

    Accessibility

    • All areas accessible to disabled visitors
  7. St Ayles Skiffs on Strangford Lough at Delamont Country Park.
    Aerial view of land based activities at Skiffiefest
    View of Strangford Lough at Delamont from the festival village at Skiffiefest
    St Ayles Skiffs on Strangford Lough at Delamont Country Park.
    Aerial view of land based activities at Skiffiefest
    View of Strangford Lough at Delamont from the festival village at Skiffiefest

    Killyleagh

    Address

    Delamont Country Park, Killyleagh, County Down, BT30 9TZ

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 77 7198 4296

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    Free

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    Sporting Event

    SkiffieFest - the Strangford Lough Water Sports Festival returns for 2023!

    Watch local St Ayle Skiffs compete in the SkiffieFest Regatta, whilst enjoying local food and drink vendors, and other land based activities that promises to be fun for all…

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    From:
    9 Aug 2024to11 Aug 2024

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    Free
  8. The Boondocks

    Downpatrick

    Address

    Down Arts Centre, 2 - 6 Irish Street, Downpatrick, County Down, BT30 6BP

    Telephone

    +44(0)3301374014

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    Price £16.00 Per Ticket

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    Arts

    The Boondocks
    'Hank Williams, Glen Campbell, Willie Nelson, Kris Kristofferson, Gram Parsons, Merle Haggard…'
    'I'm so Lonesome I could Cry, Galveston, Sea of Heartbreak, Love Hurts, Always on my Mind, Silver Wings…'
    Just some of the names and songs…

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    From:
    9 Aug 2024Open 19:00 - 22:00

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    Price £16.00 Per Ticket
  9. Downpatrick Racecourse Logo
    Downpatrick Racecourse Logo

    Downpatrick

    Address

    24 Ballydugan Road, Downpatrick, County Down, BT30 6TE

    Telephone

    +44 (0)28 44 612054

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    Sport

    Enjoy a fun day out with family and friends at Downpatrick Racecourse with our upcoming fixtures this season. Indulge in the thrill of live racing following by live music.

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    From:
    11 Aug 2024Open 12:30 - 17:00
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    26 Aug 2024Open 12:30 - 17:30

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    Parking & Transport

    • Car parking
    • On site parking

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    Accessibility

    • All areas accessible to disabled visitors
  10. Guitar poster advertising Rock Week

    Downpatrick

    Address

    Down Arts Centre, 2 - 6 Irish Street, Downpatrick, County Down, BT30 6BP

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 33 0137 4014

    Price

    Price £100.00 Per Ticket

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    Type:

    Arts

    Rock Week Returns 12 – 18 years

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    From:
    12 Aug 2024to16 Aug 2024Open 10:00 - 16:00

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    Price £100.00 Per Ticket
  11. Creative Crafts for Kids

    Downpatrick

    Address

    Down Arts Centre, 2 - 6 Irish Street, Downpatrick, County Down, BT30 6BP

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 33 0137 4014

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    Price £14.00 Per Ticket

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    Workshop

    Exciting, colourful creative fun for kids! Dress for mess and come along and enjoy a range of arts and craft activities!
    These activities suit both boys and girls and include making your very own aquarium. You will be able to paint, stick, add…

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    From:
    13 Aug 2024Open 13:00 - 15:00

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    Price £14.00 Per Ticket
  12. Plate with sheep painted onto it.

    Downpatrick

    Address

    Down Arts Centre, 2 - 6 Irish Street, Downpatrick, County Down, BT30 6BP

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 330 137 4014

    Price

    Price £14.00 Per Ticket

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    Type:

    Workshop

    Creative Crafts for Kids Suitable for ages 5+ - Exciting colourful, creative fun for kids! Dress for mess and come along and enjoy a range of painting and decorating activities! This workshop suits both boys and girls and enables you to paint your…

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    From:
    13 Aug 2024Open 10:30 - 12:30

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    Price £14.00 Per Ticket
  13. Wake the Giant Giant on Motorbike
    Wake the Giant Live Music
    Wake the Giant Food Village
    Wake the Giant Land of Giants
    Wake the Giant Giant on Motorbike
    Wake the Giant Live Music
    Wake the Giant Food Village
    Wake the Giant Land of Giants

    Warrenpoint

    Address

    Warrenpoint, County Down, BT34 3HW

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 330 137 4046

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    Type:

    Festival

    The Wake the Giant Festival is a unique, vibrant two-day event that celebrates the town's unique heritage and legends, and offers visitors a weekend a full array of exciting events and activities.

    Dates

    From:
    17 Aug 2024to18 Aug 2024

    Facilities

    Accessibility

    • All areas accessible to disabled visitors
  14. Aquarium

    Downpatrick

    Address

    Down Arts Centre, 2 - 6 Irish Street, Downpatrick, County Down, BT30 6BP

    Telephone

    +44 (0 ) 33 0137 4014

    Price

    Price £14.00 Per Ticket

    Type

    Type:

    Workshop

    Exciting, colourful creative fun for kids! Dress for mess and come along and enjoy a range of arts and craft activities at Down Arts Centre!

    These activities suit both boys and girls and include making your very own aquarium. You will be able to…

    Dates

    From:
    20 Aug 2024Open 10:00 - 12:30

    Price

    Price £14.00 Per Ticket

    Facilities

    Accessibility

    • All areas accessible to disabled visitors
  15. pebble art

    Downpatrick

    Address

    Down Arts Centre, 2 - 6 Irish Street, Downpatrick, County Down, BT30 6BP

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 33 0137 4014

    Price

    Price £35.00 Per Ticket

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    Type:

    Workshop

    Pebble Art

    Dates

    From:
    20 Aug 2024Open 10:00 - 12:30

    Price

    Price £35.00 Per Ticket
  16. wreath

    Downpatrick

    Address

    Down Arts Centre, 2 - 6 Irish Street, Downpatrick, County Down, BT30 6BP

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 33 0137 4014

    Price

    Price £24.00 Per Ticket

    Type

    Type:

    Workshop

    Summer Wreath

    Dates

    From:
    20 Aug 2024Open 13:00 - 15:30

    Price

    Price £24.00 Per Ticket
  17. The Sands Family
    Matt McGinn
    Kieran Cunningham is Dave Allen
    Sean Hillén
    Trad Cruise
    The Sands Family
    Matt McGinn
    Kieran Cunningham is Dave Allen
    Sean Hillén
    Trad Cruise

    Newry

    Address

    Newry Town Hall and various other locations, Newry, County Down, BT34 1DQ

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 77 5417 1130

    Price

    Price £2.00 to £25.00 Per Ticket

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    Type:

    Festival

    The Annual Iúr Cinn Fleadh celebrates the best in traditional and folk music and arts and much much more

    Dates

    From:
    22 Aug 2024to26 Aug 2024

    Price

    Price £2.00 to £25.00 Per Ticket
  18. The Unholy Gospel Band

    Downpatrick

    Address

    Down Arts Centre, 2 - 6 Irish Street, Downpatrick, County Down, BT30 6BP

    Telephone

    +44 (0 33 0137 4014

    Price

    Price £16.00 Per Ticket

    Type

    Type:

    Arts

    The Unholy Gospel Band
    Authentic American-Style gospel, country & rock, delivered live and straight from the soul in true (unholy) gospel style. Fronted by Cormac Neeson (of The Answer) and featuring songs by Mahalia Jackson, The Staple Singers,…

    Dates

    From:
    23 Aug 2024Open 19:00 - 22:00

    Price

    Price £16.00 Per Ticket

    Facilities

    Accessibility

    • All areas accessible to disabled visitors
  19. Mourne Chamber Music Festival on coloured background
    Musical Instruments in front of Slieve Donard
    Mourne Chamber Music Festival on coloured background
    Musical Instruments in front of Slieve Donard

    Main Street, Newcastle

    Address

    Newcastle Community Cinema, St Mary's Hall, Main Street, Newcastle, County Down, BT33 0AD

    Telephone

    07548030424

    Price

    Price £3.00 to £10.00 Per Ticket

    Type

    Type:

    Live Music

    A brand-new chamber music festival coming to Newcastle County Down this August.

    Dates

    From:
    30 Aug 2024to1 Sept 2024Various Opening Times

    Price

    Price £3.00 to £10.00 Per Ticket
  20. Carlingford Cruises at Haulbowline Lighthouse
    Carlingford Lough Cruises Lough and Lighthouse Cruise
    Haulbowline Lighthouse
    Carlingford Cruises at Haulbowline Lighthouse
    Carlingford Lough Cruises Lough and Lighthouse Cruise
    Haulbowline Lighthouse

    Greencastle, Newry

    Address

    Carlingford Lough Cruises, Greencastle Pier Road, Greencastle, Newry, County Down, BT3 4LR

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 80 0471 4665

    Price

    Price £20.00 to £55.00 Per Ticket

    Type

    Type:

    Adventure

    Our Lough & Lighthouse Cruise takes you within four hundred meters of the iconic Haulbowline Lighthouse, guarding the entrance to Carlingford Lough.

    Dates

    From:
    31 Aug 2024Open 19:45 - 22:00

    Price

    Price £20.00 to £55.00 Per Ticket

    Facilities

    Parking & Transport

    • On site parking
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