Bank Holiday Weekend across ABC

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three children enjoying the snow tubing at Craigavon golf and ski centre

With lots going on across the borough this May bank holiday, here is a quick round-up of things to do with family and friends!

Craigavon Golf & Ski

Slide into the bank holiday weekend with family and individual tubing on the slope at Craigavon Golf and Ski Centre! A special kids package of footgolf and tubing also guarantees fun and exercise on the green and on the slope! Click here to find out more.

South Lake Watersports

Explore Craigavon Lake by paddle or wheels with the South Lake Watersports hire options for bicycles, kayaks, canoes and paddleboards! Click here to find out more.

Sunday concert at Scarva Bandstand

Spend a tranquil afternoon relishing the relaxing music in Scarva! This award-winning floral village is hosting a varied programme of summer band concerts adjacent to the Victorian style band stand. Free admission! Click here to find out more.

FE McWilliam Gallery & Studio

To mark the closing of our current exhibition, TADA! An exhibition for children by children, join us for a free family collage workshop, Monday 27 May, 11am. Artist Sharon Kelly, will guide you to use collage and drawing techniques to create an artwork as a collaborative opportunity to be part of a special creative waving ‘hello’ to the community and children who will visit this exhibition when it moves onto its next venue the Jackie Clarke Museum in Ballina, Co Mayo. Click here to find out more.

The Market Place Theatre

Enjoy a wonderful day out for all the family at the Armagh Craft Fair, Saturday 25 May. Experience high quality craft stalls, traditional and contemporary craft demonstrations and hands on craft experiences for adults and children. Learn a new craft skill at one of the creative craft workshops for adults and children and there will be fantastic fun at the many FREE drop in craft and art experiences for kids. Enjoy delicious coffee, refreshments and musical entertainment throughout the day. Click here to find out more.

Join Jarlath Regan for his show ‘Yer Man’, Saturday 25 May. Following millions of downloads and views on Youtube, TikTok and Instagram Jarlath Regan’s epic new standup comedy show ‘Yer Man’ has landed. Click here to find out more.

Navan Centre and Fort

Explore archaeology and history about Navan, the earliest capital of Ulster and the ancient seat of kings. Take part in ‘Meet the Warriors’ where you can transform into a Celtic Warrior complete with costume and face paint and learn some battle skills. Click here to find out more.

Bounce around inflatable sessions

Burn off that Bank Holiday energy jumping and bouncing at Banbridge Leisure Centre’s Inflatable Sessions. These one-hour sessions include bouncy castle, inflatable assault course, football, trikes and space hoppers. Click here to find out more.

Quiet Hour Swim session

Banbridge Leisure Centre is hosting a free quiet hour swim session Monday 27 May, 3-4pm, providing a safe, inclusive and fun environment for children with sensory needs. The swimming area is enclosed and is 1 metre deep. Participants may be accompanied by one parent/guardian/helper in the pool. Please note only book online for participants. Parent/guardian/helper does need to book online. Click here to find out more.

Walk or wheel in the great outdoors!
This is the optimal time of year for seeing the wonderful nature and wildlife in all its glory. Our stunning parks and open spaces, walking and cycling trails, glens and woods are open and bursting with fabulous colours and energetic wildlife to keep you on your toes! Click here to find out more.