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St Andrews Day 2017

02 December 2017, 11:00, Carrickfergus Castle, Marine Highway, Carrickfergus

Runs to 02 December 2017

Come and celebrate the Ulster-Scots cultural heritage of Carrickfergus on St Andrew’s Day, for a fun packed day out for all the family!

Experience life at Carrickfergus Castle in the 1600’s with re-enactments from Ulster-Scots characters!

Come and join us for a day of festivities, food and family fun at Carrickfergus Castle to celebrate St Andrew’s Day on Saturday December 2.  This one-day event will run from 11.00am to 3.00pm and will include a full programme of family orientated activities including Ulster-Scots re-enactments, Piping, traditional music and dance, traditional Ulster-Scots food, a falconry display, sword fighting, archery, face-painting, sword and crown making workshops and storytelling.

Event Programme (all activities run from 11.00am – 3.00pm unless otherwise stated):

  • Hog roast and other traditional Scottish food
  • Falconry display
  • Archery
  • Ulster-Scots music and dancing
  • Arts and crafts
  • Historical Re-enactments
  • Storytelling

Please note there will be an entrance fee in 2017 for this event of £3 per person; £13 for a family pass (Up to 5 people including up to 3 adults).

Mid and East Antrim Borough Council, Department for Communities and the Ulster-Scots Agency look forward to seeing you at our St Andrew’s Day Celebration on Saturday 2 December!

For further information contact Mid and East Antrim Visitor Information on 028 9335 8222

Note: Under 16’s must be accompanied by an adult.


Please note: this programme is subject to change


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