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Sounds of summer hit high streets across Mid and East Antrim

Press release   •   Jul 29, 2019 11:07 BST

Picture the Sound at Ballymena's Harmony hub

Mid and East Antrim Borough Council is hosting a series of free Summer Sounds gigs and markets across the borough to provide family fun for all ages.

What better way to spend your summer than supporting your local high street and enjoying a sing-song along the way!

All events are running in partnership with community groups and organisations including Ballymena BID, Carrickfergus Town Centre Partnership and Larne Renovation Generation.

Ballymena

Why not bring your grub to the hub and grab a coffee or lunch to go from some of the amazing town centre eateries and enjoy some tunes to get you in the summer mood. Join some of the borough’s favourite bands at Harmony Hub for toe-tapping entertainment on the following Saturdays from 1pm-3pm.

3 August - The Fundamentals

10 August – MOJO

17 August - Picture the Sound

Carrickfergus

4 August

East Antrim Seniors Accordion band hit Marine Gardens from 3-4pm. Suitable for all ages. If bad weather, we will relocate to De Courcy Centre.

10 August

Summer artisan market & family fun day 12pm – 5pm. Naturally North Coast and Glens Market, Uplift Performing Arts and free kids face painting, balloon modelling and outdoor games (until 3pm).

11 August

Third Carrickfergus Silver Band take to Castle Green from 3-4pm. Suitable for all ages. If bad weather, we will relocate to De Courcy Centre.

17 August

Live bands in Market Place from 11am – 5pm, and buskers in Decourcy, Courtyard, North Street and West Street. Some traders providing special offers.

18 August

East Antrim Seniors Accordion band hit Marine Gardens from 3-4pm. Suitable for all ages. If bad weather, we will relocate to De Courcy Centre.

Larne

17 August

Summer music and kids entertainment at Broadway 12pm – 4pm

Live music from Kenny Brownlow and Paul Sexton, outdoor seating, scavenger hunt in Market Yard, kids face painting, balloon modelling and outdoor games.

All events are free and for more information visit: midandeastantrim.gov.uk/events