Free St Patrick’s Day fun across Antrim and Newtownabbey

Celebrate the St Patrick’s Day Bank Holiday with free fun for the whole family at Antrim Castle Gardens and Mossley Mill on Monday, 18 March.
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Antrim and Newtownabbey Borough Council is hosting a charming programme of activity filled with music, crafts, dancing, and workshops for the whole family!

Join us at Antrim Castle Gardens from 12pm to 4pm for Children’s arts and craft activities while witnessing live traditional music from Glengormley School of Traditional Music at 12.10pm and 12.50pm followed by Traditional Irish Dancing performances at 2.10pm and 3pm.

This free Bank Holiday celebration will be mirrored in Mossley Mill between 12pm and 4pm. You’ll find children’s arts and crafts running for the duration of the day, with Traditional Irish Dancing performances at 12.10pm and 12.50pm followed by Glengormley School of Traditional Music hosting sessions at 2.10pm and 3pm.

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In addition to the free fun, Bricks for Kids will be hosting Lego workshops in the Hospitality Suite at Theatre at The Mill from 1pm. Let your budding engineer loose at one of two one hour workshops at 1pm and 2.30pm. The cost is £7.50 per child, including a take-home Lego gift! Spaces are limited, so early booking is advisable.

Mayor of Antrim and Newtownabbey, Councillor Mark Cooper commented, ‘The events on across Antrim and Newtownabbey give a great opportunity to witness local talent and enjoy this Bank Holiday with the whole family.’

For more information or to book your Lego workshop spot, visit or T: 0300 123 7788

We look forward to seeing you there!