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What's On?

Programme of Events

Thursday 27th July


From 8.00am Gents Golf Competition

For the J.B. Kennedy Rose Bowl.

Sponsored by Wilson's, The Promenade, Portstewart.

More details from Portstewart Golf Club. Tel: 02870832015

Location: Portstewart Golf Club


12.00 noon-4.00pm Mens Shed Open Day

Come and meet members of the Mens Shed at our Open Day and see what we do.  Enjoy our Ukulele Group between 12.00-1.00pm. Food will be available!

Location: Central Ave. Between Church Hall and Primary School


12 noon-12.40 Children’s Pavement Art Competition

Location: Crescent. Chalk provided. Prize Giving 12.45


Children’s Red Sails Got Talent -Registration From Noon.

Starts 2.00pm                                   

Free to enter. Age categories 5-10 and 11-16. Dancers will need to provide a device with their dance music. Dance performance will be at the concrete area beside the bandstand and dance routines must be suitably safe to perform in this area. Singing, Poetry, Stand Up Comedy and Dancing have all featured in our annual competition in recent years.

Special Guest-Tori-Rose Gilpin

Tori-Rose, the winner of Portstewart’s first Busking Competition in March, will perform at half time and whilst the Judges deliberate after all the performances.

Sponsored by Maxwell Freight Services.

Location: Crescent


4.00pm-6.00pm Facepainting

Provided by Face Painting by The Sea

Location: Crescent


4.30pm Puppet Show

Provided by Carnival Promotions

Location: crescent


7.00pm Junior Fishing Competition

Age Limit 16 and under. Remember to bring your own rod, tackle and bait.

Location:  Portstewart Harbour


7.30pm-9pm Bubble Bike

Location: Roaming Crescent/ Promenade


7.30pm Live Music -The Rhythm Rascals

New Orleans Jazz, Big Band Swing, jazz Standards, Jazz Fusion, Rhythm & Blues

With vocals from Chris Robinson and Cherith Patterson.

Location: Crescent


9.00pm Play Your Cards Right

There are prizes to be won if you play your cards right.

Location: RBL, Lever Road.