Island Arts Centre
At ISLAND you'll experience great Northern Irish entertainment and a warm welcome, with live theatre, music, craft workshops, art galleries and tours.
Treat yourself to the finest entertainment and arts events, whether it's live theatre at its very best, live music up close and personal or cutting edge dance.
ISLAND also has an assortment of sociable and inspiring courses and craft workshops throughout the year for your enjoyment.
The Arts Centre is well known for a connection with local Northern Irish artists and boasts two excellent galleries. Come along to this season’s previews, meet exhibiting artists over refreshments and be among the first to view and buy their work.
Discover the XPLORART Public Art and Sculpture Trail or be our guest on a special Arts Centre tour to delve into the history, design and architectural elements of the ISLAND complex. Learn about its transformation from linen spinning mill to landmark Arts Centre and hear about the Great Fire of Lisburn in 1707. Tours are free, but must be pre-booked and a minimum of six people is required.
The parent and child art zone is a creative, fun and free way for kids and parents to interact with ISLAND exhibitions with chances to win ISLAND goody bags. No booking required but children should be accompanied at all times.
The ISLAND has easy access, bar and restaurant facilities and free car parking.